The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 54 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs citing C 57 56 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.03% 5.76% 6.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.19% 10.47% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 52
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
696 535 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.22% 54.98% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 571 467 738
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -10 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Colchester -6 7 £40,500 +5.19%
Saffron Walden - 4 £27,500 -
Brentwood -20 3 £40,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Basildon -2 1 - - 1
Harlow -4 1 £40,000 +79.77%
Rochford - 1 £40,000 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (50.00%) C++
2 31 (34.44%) Software Engineering
2 31 (34.44%) Degree
3 25 (27.78%) Linux
4 24 (26.67%) C#
5 19 (21.11%) Windows
5 19 (21.11%) Subversion
6 17 (18.89%) TDD
7 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
7 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
7 16 (17.78%) Scrum
7 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 14 (15.56%) .NET
8 14 (15.56%) OO
9 13 (14.44%) UNIX
9 13 (14.44%) Electronics
10 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 12 (13.33%) PHP
10 12 (13.33%) Python
11 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
11 11 (12.22%) Finance
11 11 (12.22%) WCF
11 11 (12.22%) Android
12 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 10 (11.11%) Change Management
12 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 10 (11.11%) Perl
12 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 9 (10.00%) IPv4
13 9 (10.00%) IPv6

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.11%) IIS
1 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.11%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) Simulink
4 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.22%) Magento
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.00%) IPv4
2 9 (10.00%) IPv6
3 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) ADSL
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) FTP
4 1 (1.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) MPLS
4 1 (1.11%) Network Security
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.11%) DTS
2 1 (1.11%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Subversion
2 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.78%) NUnit
2 7 (7.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) Xcode
4 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.11%) MSTest
4 1 (1.11%) eggPlant
General
1 13 (14.44%) Electronics
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
3 9 (10.00%) Marketing
4 8 (8.89%) Automotive
5 7 (7.78%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.78%) Military
5 7 (7.78%) Music Industry
6 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Local Government
8 1 (1.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Developer
2 30 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) C Developer
4 12 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Junior
7 8 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Junior C Software Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Product Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) WCF
3 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.89%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (8.89%) Ajax
5 7 (7.78%) NHibernate
5 7 (7.78%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.78%) LINQ
5 7 (7.78%) MonoRail
5 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (5.56%) Web Services
6 5 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (4.44%) STL
8 2 (2.22%) WPF
8 2 (2.22%) HTML
9 1 (1.11%) WinForms
9 1 (1.11%) CSS
9 1 (1.11%) Flash
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.00%) Firmware
2 9 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.78%) Physics
4 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.22%) Open Source
6 2 (2.22%) Robotics
6 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.22%) VHDL
7 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.11%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.11%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.78%) Linux
2 19 (21.11%) Windows
3 13 (14.44%) UNIX
4 11 (12.22%) Android
5 3 (3.33%) VxWorks
5 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (18.89%) TDD
3 16 (17.78%) Scrum
4 14 (15.56%) OO
5 10 (11.11%) Change Management
6 9 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 9 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 9 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (10.00%) Android Development
7 7 (7.78%) MVC
8 6 (6.67%) Requirements Management
8 6 (6.67%) OOD
8 6 (6.67%) ERP
8 6 (6.67%) Project Management
8 6 (6.67%) Workflow
9 5 (5.56%) Validation
9 5 (5.56%) OOP
9 5 (5.56%) Time Management
9 5 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.00%) C++
2 24 (26.67%) C#
3 12 (13.33%) PHP
3 12 (13.33%) Python
4 10 (11.11%) Perl
5 7 (7.78%) Embedded C
6 6 (6.67%) SQL
7 5 (5.56%) Java
8 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.22%) XAML
8 2 (2.22%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.22%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.11%) VB
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) Degree
2 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) HNC
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) HND
5 1 (1.11%) PhD
5 1 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) OpenView
1 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) SAP
2 6 (6.67%) Intel
3 3 (3.33%) QNX
3 3 (3.33%) NEC
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.11%) MKS
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) HP
5 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.11%) McAfee
5 1 (1.11%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.11%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.11%) ICL
5 1 (1.11%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.11%) F5
5 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.11%) Atmel
Chelmsford, Essex
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago