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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 45 62 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Permanent jobs citing C 53 38 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.30% 2.99% 6.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.45% 5.93% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 48
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,250 £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
627 641 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.89% 50.47% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 498 547 500
Average salary £37,500 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 7 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 7 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 +1 15 £55,000 +18.27% 1
Colchester +7 6 £25,500 +34.21%
Saffron Walden - 5 £37,500 -
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Harlow - 3 £42,500 -
Loughton - 1 £23,000 -
Maldon - 1 £27,500 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 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 59 (51.75%) Degree
2 54 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 53 (46.49%) Security Cleared
4 51 (44.74%) C++
5 47 (41.23%) SC Cleared
6 31 (27.19%) Linux
7 30 (26.32%) Windows
8 26 (22.81%) Perl
8 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
9 24 (21.05%) Python
10 22 (19.30%) Electronics
11 21 (18.42%) SQL
11 21 (18.42%) C#
12 16 (14.04%) Automotive
13 15 (13.16%) Shell Script
13 15 (13.16%) Project Management
13 15 (13.16%) Physics
14 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
14 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.40%) SOAP
15 13 (11.40%) XML
15 13 (11.40%) Asset Management
15 13 (11.40%) Network Management
15 13 (11.40%) Algorithms
16 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (10.53%) Computer Science
16 12 (10.53%) Embedded C
17 11 (9.65%) PHP
17 11 (9.65%) Firebird
17 11 (9.65%) Signal Processing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 9 (7.89%) Apache
2 4 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.02%) Wireless
3 6 (5.26%) SSH
3 6 (5.26%) DNS
3 6 (5.26%) Internet
3 6 (5.26%) FTP
3 6 (5.26%) HTTP
4 5 (4.39%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.51%) Firewall
6 2 (1.75%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) Firebird
3 2 (1.75%) SQLite
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.39%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) MSTest
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (19.30%) Electronics
2 16 (14.04%) Automotive
3 9 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.89%) Finance
4 6 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (37.72%) Software Engineer
2 15 (13.16%) Developer
3 13 (11.40%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.89%) Graduate
6 8 (7.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Support
8 6 (5.26%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Telematics Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.40%) SOAP
1 13 (11.40%) XML
2 9 (7.89%) Web Services
2 9 (7.89%) Ext JS
3 8 (7.02%) OpenCL
4 7 (6.14%) WPF
5 6 (5.26%) .NET
6 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.51%) jQuery
6 4 (3.51%) Qt
6 4 (3.51%) QML
6 4 (3.51%) WCF
7 2 (1.75%) LAMP
8 1 (0.88%) WinForms
8 1 (0.88%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Physics
2 13 (11.40%) Algorithms
3 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.65%) Telematics
5 8 (7.02%) Mathematics
6 6 (5.26%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.51%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (2.63%) CUDA
8 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) Statistics
9 2 (1.75%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.88%) Social Media
10 1 (0.88%) AS400
10 1 (0.88%) EMV
10 1 (0.88%) VHDL
10 1 (0.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Linux
2 30 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 15 (13.16%) Project Management
3 13 (11.40%) Asset Management
3 13 (11.40%) Network Management
4 11 (9.65%) Signal Processing
5 10 (8.77%) Analytics
5 10 (8.77%) Time Management
5 10 (8.77%) Image Processing
6 6 (5.26%) ITIL
6 6 (5.26%) CRM
6 6 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
6 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.39%) SDLC
7 5 (4.39%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.51%) Video Processing
8 4 (3.51%) Logistics
8 4 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.51%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.51%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.74%) C++
2 26 (22.81%) Perl
3 24 (21.05%) Python
4 21 (18.42%) SQL
4 21 (18.42%) C#
5 15 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.53%) Embedded C
8 11 (9.65%) PHP
9 9 (7.89%) Java
10 7 (6.14%) Embedded C++
10 7 (6.14%) MATLAB
10 7 (6.14%) XAML
11 5 (4.39%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.51%) VB
12 4 (3.51%) Tcl
13 3 (2.63%) VC++
14 2 (1.75%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 59 (51.75%) Degree
2 53 (46.49%) Security Cleared
3 47 (41.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.51%) PhD
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Firmware
2 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) QNX
4 4 (3.51%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.63%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.88%) Intel
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