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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 54 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs citing C 57 54 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.97% 5.58% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.02% 10.07% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 51
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 £29,300 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £46,000 £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
711 536 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.51% 55.43% 64.60%
Number of salaries quoted 588 468 745
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
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 23 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 23 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 -8 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Colchester -7 7 £40,500 +21.80%
Brentwood -19 3 £40,500 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £27,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Basildon +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 23 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 (50.56%) C++
2 31 (34.83%) Software Engineering
3 30 (33.71%) Degree
4 25 (28.09%) C#
5 24 (26.97%) Linux
6 19 (21.35%) Windows
7 18 (20.22%) Subversion
8 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
8 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.98%) TDD
9 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
10 15 (16.85%) Scrum
11 14 (15.73%) .NET
12 13 (14.61%) OO
12 13 (14.61%) Electronics
13 12 (13.48%) Finance
13 12 (13.48%) UNIX
13 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.48%) WCF
14 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
15 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
15 10 (11.24%) Python
15 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
15 10 (11.24%) PHP
16 9 (10.11%) Perl
16 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
16 9 (10.11%) Change Management
16 9 (10.11%) Device Driver
16 9 (10.11%) Firmware
16 9 (10.11%) Marketing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (1.12%) IIS
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.12%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
2 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.37%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.25%) Magento
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.99%) IPv4
2 8 (8.99%) IPv6
3 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.12%) FTP
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) MPLS
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) SSL
4 1 (1.12%) ADSL
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) VoIP
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.12%) DTS
2 1 (1.12%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Subversion
2 7 (7.87%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.87%) NUnit
3 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.12%) Selenium
3 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) MSTest
General
1 13 (14.61%) Electronics
2 12 (13.48%) Finance
3 9 (10.11%) Marketing
4 8 (8.99%) Automotive
5 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.87%) Military
5 7 (7.87%) Music Industry
6 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.49%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.12%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) Legal
8 1 (1.12%) Local Government
8 1 (1.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Developer
2 30 (33.71%) Software Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) C Developer
3 12 (13.48%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Junior
6 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Junior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Junior C Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Technical Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Product Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) .NET
2 12 (13.48%) WCF
3 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.99%) Ajax
4 8 (8.99%) Razor View Engine
5 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (7.87%) NHibernate
5 7 (7.87%) LINQ
5 7 (7.87%) MonoRail
5 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.87%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (5.62%) Web Services
6 5 (5.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (4.49%) STL
8 2 (2.25%) HTML
8 2 (2.25%) WPF
9 1 (1.12%) Flash
9 1 (1.12%) WinForms
9 1 (1.12%) jQuery
9 1 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.11%) Firmware
2 9 (10.11%) Device Driver
3 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.87%) Physics
4 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.25%) Robotics
6 2 (2.25%) VHDL
6 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.25%) Open Source
6 2 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.12%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.12%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) UNIX
4 9 (10.11%) Android
5 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Software Engineering
2 16 (17.98%) TDD
3 15 (16.85%) Scrum
4 13 (14.61%) OO
5 9 (10.11%) Change Management
5 9 (10.11%) Web Application Development
6 8 (8.99%) Android Development
6 8 (8.99%) Software Architecture
6 8 (8.99%) Project Planning
6 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.87%) MVC
8 6 (6.74%) Requirements Management
8 6 (6.74%) Workflow
8 6 (6.74%) ERP
8 6 (6.74%) OOD
8 6 (6.74%) Project Management
9 5 (5.62%) OOP
9 5 (5.62%) Validation
9 5 (5.62%) Change Control
9 5 (5.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) C++
2 25 (28.09%) C#
3 10 (11.24%) PHP
3 10 (11.24%) Python
4 9 (10.11%) Perl
5 7 (7.87%) Embedded C
6 6 (6.74%) SQL
7 5 (5.62%) Java
8 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.25%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.25%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.25%) XAML
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Degree
2 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) HNC
5 1 (1.12%) HND
5 1 (1.12%) PhD
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) QA
4 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) OpenView
1 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) SAP
2 6 (6.74%) Intel
3 3 (3.37%) QNX
3 3 (3.37%) NEC
4 2 (2.25%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.12%) McAfee
5 1 (1.12%) MKS
5 1 (1.12%) ICL
5 1 (1.12%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.12%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.12%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.12%) Atmel
5 1 (1.12%) F5
Chelmsford, Essex
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 22 days ago