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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 42 56 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Permanent jobs citing C 64 53 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.08% 3.67% 7.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.21% 7.22% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 46
Average salary £40,000 £48,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.09% +25.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £47,500
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
627 734 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.72% 50.80% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 494 630 496
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 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 28 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 +4 13 £55,000 - 2
Colchester +9 9 £21,000 -52.27% 2
Saffron Walden - 4 £38,750 -
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Maldon - 2 £31,250 -
Loughton - 1 £23,000 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 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 61 (52.59%) Degree
2 58 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 54 (46.55%) C++
4 53 (45.69%) Security Cleared
5 47 (40.52%) SC Cleared
6 30 (25.86%) Windows
6 30 (25.86%) Linux
7 27 (23.28%) Microsoft
8 24 (20.69%) Electronics
9 23 (19.83%) C#
10 22 (18.97%) Perl
10 22 (18.97%) Python
11 21 (18.10%) SQL
12 16 (13.79%) TCP/IP
12 16 (13.79%) Shell Script
13 15 (12.93%) Project Management
13 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
13 15 (12.93%) Automotive
13 15 (12.93%) Physics
14 14 (12.07%) Network Management
14 14 (12.07%) Asset Management
14 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
14 14 (12.07%) SOAP
14 14 (12.07%) XML
15 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
15 12 (10.34%) Telematics
15 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
16 11 (9.48%) Firebird
16 11 (9.48%) PHP
16 11 (9.48%) Java

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (7.76%) Apache
2 5 (4.31%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.90%) Wireless
3 7 (6.03%) DNS
4 6 (5.17%) Internet
4 6 (5.17%) FTP
4 6 (5.17%) HTTP
4 6 (5.17%) SSH
5 5 (4.31%) Firewall
6 4 (3.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.72%) GSM
8 1 (0.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) Firebird
3 2 (1.72%) SQLite
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) LabVIEW
2 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.59%) MSTest
4 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 24 (20.69%) Electronics
2 15 (12.93%) Automotive
3 9 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.03%) Finance
5 4 (3.45%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (39.66%) Software Engineer
2 15 (12.93%) Developer
3 13 (11.21%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.76%) Graduate
6 7 (6.03%) Administrator
6 7 (6.03%) Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) Systems Support
7 6 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Software Project Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Systems Support Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Software Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Software Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.07%) SOAP
1 14 (12.07%) XML
2 9 (7.76%) Ext JS
2 9 (7.76%) Web Services
3 8 (6.90%) .NET
4 7 (6.03%) WPF
5 6 (5.17%) OpenCL
6 5 (4.31%) WCF
6 5 (4.31%) jQuery
6 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.45%) Qt
7 4 (3.45%) QML
8 2 (1.72%) WinForms
8 2 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Physics
2 12 (10.34%) Telematics
2 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.62%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.17%) Smartphone
5 6 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.45%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.72%) Statistics
8 2 (1.72%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.86%) CUDA
9 1 (0.86%) Social Media
9 1 (0.86%) Derivative
9 1 (0.86%) AS400
9 1 (0.86%) VHDL
9 1 (0.86%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.86%) Windows
1 30 (25.86%) Linux
2 4 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (3.45%) Android
2 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (12.93%) Project Management
3 14 (12.07%) Network Management
3 14 (12.07%) Asset Management
4 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
4 9 (7.76%) Time Management
5 7 (6.03%) Signal Processing
6 6 (5.17%) CRM
6 6 (5.17%) Image Processing
6 6 (5.17%) Analytics
6 6 (5.17%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (4.31%) Multithreading
7 5 (4.31%) Logistics
7 5 (4.31%) Validation
8 4 (3.45%) ITIL
8 4 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.45%) Performance Testing
9 3 (2.59%) Functional Testing
9 3 (2.59%) SDLC
9 3 (2.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.55%) C++
2 23 (19.83%) C#
3 22 (18.97%) Perl
3 22 (18.97%) Python
4 21 (18.10%) SQL
5 16 (13.79%) Shell Script
6 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.48%) PHP
7 11 (9.48%) Java
7 11 (9.48%) Embedded C
8 8 (6.90%) Embedded C++
9 7 (6.03%) XAML
10 6 (5.17%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.45%) VB
12 3 (2.59%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.72%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.86%) VC++
14 1 (0.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 61 (52.59%) Degree
2 53 (45.69%) Security Cleared
3 47 (40.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) ISEB
5 2 (1.72%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) Firmware
2 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (23.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.31%) Rackspace
2 5 (4.31%) QNX
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle
3 4 (3.45%) Intel
4 3 (2.59%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.86%) Kaspersky
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