The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 66 57 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Permanent jobs citing C 38 33 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.75% 3.05% 6.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.55% 6.24% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 48
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
580 529 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 41.97% 48.89% 58.69%
Number of salaries quoted 460 423 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

C
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Essex region.

C Salary Trend in Essex

C
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Essex

C
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +13 16 £42,500 +18.88% 1
Harlow - 3 £45,000 -
Colchester +2 2 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Basildon - 2 £22,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden -2 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Braintree - 1 £13,500 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (32.31%) Degree
3 20 (30.77%) C++
4 13 (20.00%) C#
5 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.46%) Automotive
5 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
6 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 10 (15.38%) LabVIEW
6 10 (15.38%) Firmware
6 10 (15.38%) .NET
7 8 (12.31%) Java
7 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
7 8 (12.31%) Windows
7 8 (12.31%) Linux
8 7 (10.77%) Python
8 7 (10.77%) SLA
8 7 (10.77%) Validation
8 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
8 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
9 6 (9.23%) Electronics
9 6 (9.23%) Embedded C
9 6 (9.23%) Intel
9 6 (9.23%) MS Office
9 6 (9.23%) Perl
9 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.69%) SAP
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.69%) MySQL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) IIS
1 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) ADSL
3 2 (3.08%) ISDN
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) DHCP
4 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (7.69%) QlikView
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) LabVIEW
2 4 (6.15%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) MSTest
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) JUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (18.46%) Automotive
2 6 (9.23%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Billing
3 4 (6.15%) Local Government
4 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
4 4 (6.15%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Graduate
4 4 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Database Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Technical Support Officer
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
5 3 (4.62%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Development Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.08%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.69%) SOAP
2 5 (7.69%) XML
2 5 (7.69%) WCF
2 5 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) WPF
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) JSP
4 1 (1.54%) WinForms
4 1 (1.54%) JNI
4 1 (1.54%) J2ME
4 1 (1.54%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Life Science
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.54%) GIS
5 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.54%) CESG
5 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Telematics
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.77%) Validation
3 5 (7.69%) Project Management
3 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 4 (6.15%) Data Management
4 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.62%) Change Control
5 3 (4.62%) Information Security
5 3 (4.62%) Process Management
5 3 (4.62%) MVC
6 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.08%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.08%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (3.08%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.08%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) C++
2 13 (20.00%) C#
3 8 (12.31%) Java
4 7 (10.77%) Python
5 6 (9.23%) Embedded C
5 6 (9.23%) Perl
6 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.62%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.08%) XAML
8 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) R
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Degree
2 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.54%) CISSP
6 1 (1.54%) HNC
6 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.08%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.54%) JTAG
4 1 (1.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Firmware
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Intel
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) BT
4 2 (3.08%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.54%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.54%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits & High Profile Projects
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago