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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 64 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 23 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.12% 4.40% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 9.78% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 44 43
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,487 £30,740 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
495 491 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.66% 45.05% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 400 430 505
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 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 September 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 -2 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Saffron Walden -5 3 - -
Colchester -15 2 £19,000 -52.50%
Harlow - 1 £45,000 - 1
Harwich - 1 £38,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
Maldon - 1 £26,500 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (50.70%) C++
2 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
2 28 (39.44%) Degree
3 20 (28.17%) C#
4 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
5 16 (22.54%) Windows
6 15 (21.13%) Finance
7 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
8 13 (18.31%) .NET
9 12 (16.90%) SQL
9 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
9 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.49%) Automotive
10 11 (15.49%) Workflow
11 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
11 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio
11 10 (14.08%) Firmware
11 10 (14.08%) WCF
11 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
12 9 (12.68%) XML
12 9 (12.68%) Military
12 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
13 8 (11.27%) Subversion
13 8 (11.27%) Linux
13 8 (11.27%) Java
13 8 (11.27%) Embedded C
13 8 (11.27%) JSP 440
13 8 (11.27%) Mathematics
13 8 (11.27%) Requirements Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Simulink
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (4.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Network Security
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) SSL
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.82%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) MSTest
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Automotive
3 9 (12.68%) Military
4 7 (9.86%) Electronics
5 5 (7.04%) Marketing
6 3 (4.23%) Banking
7 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.41%) Local Government
8 1 (1.41%) Advertising
8 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Software Engineer
2 22 (30.99%) Developer
3 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Software Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) C Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Technical Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) WCF
3 9 (12.68%) XML
4 7 (9.86%) Web Services
5 6 (8.45%) SOAP
5 6 (8.45%) STL
6 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.04%) jQuery
7 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.23%) .NET Remoting
8 2 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.82%) JSON
9 1 (1.41%) J2ME
9 1 (1.41%) HTML
9 1 (1.41%) JNI
9 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Firmware
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.27%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.04%) Device Driver
4 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Physics
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.41%) Robotics
6 1 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) UNIX
3 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
2 11 (15.49%) Workflow
3 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
4 8 (11.27%) Requirements Management
5 7 (9.86%) OOD
5 7 (9.86%) OOP
6 6 (8.45%) MVC
6 6 (8.45%) OO
7 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) DoDAF
7 4 (5.63%) MODAF
7 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.63%) Validation
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security
7 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) UML
7 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C++
2 20 (28.17%) C#
3 12 (16.90%) SQL
4 8 (11.27%) Java
4 8 (11.27%) Embedded C
5 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) Perl
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.23%) Assembly Language
6 3 (4.23%) PHP
6 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.41%) PowerHouse
8 1 (1.41%) COBOL
8 1 (1.41%) XAML
8 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
2 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) HNC
3 2 (2.82%) HND
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) JSP 440
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) NEC
2 4 (5.63%) SAP
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.82%) Green Hills
4 2 (2.82%) Intel
5 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.41%) AccuRev
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Posted: Yesterday
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