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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 48 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs citing C 51 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.23% 2.83% 5.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.24% 5.72% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 41
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £64,500 £60,000
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
619 594 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 51.33% 49.46% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 492 512 494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 -2 14 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Colchester +9 6 £21,000 +10.52% 1
Saffron Walden +12 5 £37,500 - 1
Harlow - 3 £42,500 -
Chigwell - 1 £22,500 -
Maldon - 1 £27,500 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 62 (59.62%) Degree
2 50 (48.08%) Software Engineering
3 48 (46.15%) C++
4 39 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 32 (30.77%) Windows
5 32 (30.77%) Linux
6 30 (28.85%) SC Cleared
7 26 (25.00%) Perl
8 21 (20.19%) C#
8 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
9 20 (19.23%) Python
10 17 (16.35%) SQL
10 17 (16.35%) Computer Science
11 15 (14.42%) Time Management
11 15 (14.42%) Embedded C
11 15 (14.42%) Automotive
12 14 (13.46%) Project Management
13 13 (12.50%) Finance
13 13 (12.50%) Physics
14 12 (11.54%) Electronics
14 12 (11.54%) Shell Script
15 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
16 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.62%) Java
16 10 (9.62%) SOAP
16 10 (9.62%) XML
16 10 (9.62%) Asset Management
16 10 (9.62%) Network Management
16 10 (9.62%) OpenCL
16 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (6.73%) Apache
2 3 (2.88%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Wireless
2 6 (5.77%) Firewall
3 5 (4.81%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.85%) DNS
4 4 (3.85%) Internet
4 4 (3.85%) FTP
4 4 (3.85%) HTTP
4 4 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) Firebird
3 2 (1.92%) SQLite
3 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (0.96%) DB2
4 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.88%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.92%) JIRA
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (14.42%) Automotive
2 13 (12.50%) Finance
3 12 (11.54%) Electronics
4 9 (8.65%) Manufacturing
4 9 (8.65%) Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Software Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Developer
3 9 (8.65%) Graduate
3 9 (8.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 8 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Service Manager
6 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Software Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Software Design Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Software Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Telematics Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.85%) Systems Support
8 4 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) SOAP
1 10 (9.62%) XML
1 10 (9.62%) OpenCL
2 9 (8.65%) WPF
3 7 (6.73%) Web Services
3 7 (6.73%) Ext JS
4 4 (3.85%) Qt
4 4 (3.85%) QML
5 3 (2.88%) WCF
5 3 (2.88%) .NET
5 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.88%) jQuery
6 2 (1.92%) LAMP
6 2 (1.92%) RESTful
6 2 (1.92%) REST
7 1 (0.96%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.50%) Physics
3 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.65%) Algorithms
4 9 (8.65%) Mathematics
5 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.77%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.81%) CUDA
8 4 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (3.85%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.85%) Telematics
9 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.92%) Biology
9 2 (1.92%) Human Factors
9 2 (1.92%) Life Science
10 1 (0.96%) Derivative
10 1 (0.96%) VHDL
10 1 (0.96%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.77%) Windows
1 32 (30.77%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.81%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Android
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.08%) Software Engineering
2 15 (14.42%) Time Management
3 14 (13.46%) Project Management
4 10 (9.62%) Asset Management
4 10 (9.62%) Network Management
5 9 (8.65%) ITIL
6 7 (6.73%) Programme Management
6 7 (6.73%) Signal Processing
7 6 (5.77%) Image Processing
7 6 (5.77%) Analytics
7 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.77%) SDLC
7 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.81%) CRM
8 5 (4.81%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.85%) Logistics
9 4 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (3.85%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) C++
2 26 (25.00%) Perl
3 21 (20.19%) C#
4 20 (19.23%) Python
5 17 (16.35%) SQL
6 15 (14.42%) Embedded C
7 12 (11.54%) Shell Script
8 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
9 10 (9.62%) Java
10 9 (8.65%) PHP
10 9 (8.65%) XAML
11 7 (6.73%) MATLAB
11 7 (6.73%) Embedded C++
12 5 (4.81%) VC++
12 5 (4.81%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.85%) Tcl
13 4 (3.85%) VB
14 2 (1.92%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.96%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (59.62%) Degree
2 39 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 30 (28.85%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) PhD
6 3 (2.88%) CCNP
6 3 (2.88%) CISSP
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.88%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Firmware
2 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) QNX
4 3 (2.88%) Xilinx
4 3 (2.88%) Rackspace
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) Intel
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