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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 42 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing C 59 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.44% 3.95% 6.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.16% 7.91% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 41
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £58,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
644 708 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.42% 49.89% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 511 593 469
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 9 £55,000 +18.27% 2
Colchester -1 8 £21,000 -48.14% 2
Saffron Walden +3 3 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Brentwood -11 1 - -
Loughton - 1 £23,000 -
Maldon - 1 £35,000 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (53.15%) Degree
2 54 (48.65%) Security Cleared
3 51 (45.95%) Software Engineering
4 48 (43.24%) SC Cleared
5 46 (41.44%) C++
6 26 (23.42%) Windows
6 26 (23.42%) Linux
7 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
8 24 (21.62%) C#
8 24 (21.62%) Electronics
9 19 (17.12%) Python
9 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
9 19 (17.12%) Perl
9 19 (17.12%) SQL
10 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
11 15 (13.51%) Shell Script
11 15 (13.51%) Project Management
11 15 (13.51%) Physics
12 14 (12.61%) SOAP
12 14 (12.61%) XML
12 14 (12.61%) Automotive
13 13 (11.71%) LabVIEW
13 13 (11.71%) Asset Management
13 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
13 13 (11.71%) Network Management
14 12 (10.81%) Telematics
14 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
15 11 (9.91%) Java
15 11 (9.91%) .NET
15 11 (9.91%) MS Excel

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (7.21%) Apache
2 5 (4.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.31%) DNS
3 6 (5.41%) Wireless
3 6 (5.41%) SSH
3 6 (5.41%) FTP
3 6 (5.41%) HTTP
3 6 (5.41%) Internet
4 5 (4.50%) Firewall
5 2 (1.80%) GSM
6 1 (0.90%) ADSL
6 1 (0.90%) ISDN
6 1 (0.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) Firebird
3 2 (1.80%) SQLite
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.90%) DB2
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) QlikView
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) LabVIEW
2 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.70%) MSTest
4 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 24 (21.62%) Electronics
2 14 (12.61%) Automotive
3 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.50%) Finance
5 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (34.23%) Software Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) Developer
3 13 (11.71%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Graduate
7 7 (6.31%) Administrator
8 6 (5.41%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Systems Support
8 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.41%) Software Project Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Systems Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Hardware Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Database Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Software Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) SOAP
1 14 (12.61%) XML
2 11 (9.91%) .NET
3 8 (7.21%) Ext JS
3 8 (7.21%) Web Services
4 7 (6.31%) WPF
5 6 (5.41%) jQuery
5 6 (5.41%) WCF
5 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.80%) WinForms
6 2 (1.80%) HTML
6 2 (1.80%) CSS
7 1 (0.90%) LAMP
7 1 (0.90%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Physics
2 12 (10.81%) Telematics
2 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.70%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.80%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.80%) Statistics
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) EMV
7 1 (0.90%) AS400
7 1 (0.90%) Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) Life Science
7 1 (0.90%) CUDA
7 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.42%) Windows
1 26 (23.42%) Linux
2 3 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (2.70%) Android
2 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) Software Engineering
2 15 (13.51%) Project Management
3 13 (11.71%) Asset Management
3 13 (11.71%) Network Management
4 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.41%) Time Management
5 6 (5.41%) Signal Processing
5 6 (5.41%) Image Processing
5 6 (5.41%) Analytics
5 6 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (4.50%) CRM
6 5 (4.50%) Logistics
6 5 (4.50%) Validation
6 5 (4.50%) Multithreading
7 4 (3.60%) Performance Testing
7 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.70%) Automated Testing
8 3 (2.70%) MVC
8 3 (2.70%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) C++
2 24 (21.62%) C#
3 19 (17.12%) Python
3 19 (17.12%) Perl
3 19 (17.12%) SQL
4 15 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.91%) Java
7 9 (8.11%) PHP
8 7 (6.31%) XAML
9 5 (4.50%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.50%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.60%) VB
11 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.70%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.90%) VC++
12 1 (0.90%) COBOL
12 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 59 (53.15%) Degree
2 54 (48.65%) Security Cleared
3 48 (43.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) ISEB
4 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Firmware
1 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle
2 5 (4.50%) Rackspace
3 4 (3.60%) Intel
4 1 (0.90%) SAP
4 1 (0.90%) BT
4 1 (0.90%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.90%) Kaspersky
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Betting Appointments
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £45000
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18 - 24k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Southend-on-Sea
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k per annum depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago