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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 61 34 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +34
Permanent jobs citing C 31 67 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.59% 5.96% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 11.53% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21 42 31
Average salary £43,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.77% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,761 £31,066 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
586 581 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.00% 51.64% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 504 493 676
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 -9 7 £43,500 -3.33%
Brentwood -8 2 £50,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -8 2 £26,500 -29.92%
Saffron Walden - 2 - - 1
Basildon +2 1 £43,500 +16.00%
Colchester -12 1 £19,000 -53.65%
Harwich - 1 £38,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 - 1
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (48.86%) C++
2 33 (37.50%) Degree
3 29 (32.95%) Software Engineering
4 24 (27.27%) C#
5 22 (25.00%) Windows
6 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
6 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
7 19 (21.59%) Finance
8 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
9 15 (17.05%) Workflow
9 15 (17.05%) SC Cleared
10 14 (15.91%) Military
10 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
11 13 (14.77%) SQL
11 13 (14.77%) .NET
11 13 (14.77%) Management Information System
12 12 (13.64%) Linux
12 12 (13.64%) JSP 440
12 12 (13.64%) Requirements Management
13 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 11 (12.50%) Electronics
14 10 (11.36%) Automotive
14 10 (11.36%) Web Services
14 10 (11.36%) WCF
15 9 (10.23%) Project Management
16 8 (9.09%) XML
16 8 (9.09%) MS Office
16 8 (9.09%) OOP
16 8 (9.09%) Java
16 8 (9.09%) OOD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) OpenROAD
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) MS Project
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) VPN
1 2 (2.27%) DNS
1 2 (2.27%) SSL
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
1 2 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.14%) MPLS
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) ADSL
2 1 (1.14%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) VoIP
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
2 1 (1.14%) DHCP
2 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.14%) DTS
3 1 (1.14%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.14%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.14%) MSTest
4 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (21.59%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Military
3 11 (12.50%) Electronics
4 10 (11.36%) Automotive
5 8 (9.09%) Marketing
6 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.55%) Aerospace
7 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (3.41%) Banking
9 2 (2.27%) Local Government
10 1 (1.14%) French Language
10 1 (1.14%) Back Office
10 1 (1.14%) Advertising
10 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 22 (25.00%) Developer
3 12 (13.64%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Architect
5 8 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Junior
8 5 (5.68%) C Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) .NET
2 10 (11.36%) Web Services
2 10 (11.36%) WCF
3 8 (9.09%) XML
4 7 (7.95%) STL
5 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.68%) jQuery
5 5 (5.68%) SOAP
6 4 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Remoting
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.41%) JSON
8 2 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.27%) HTML
9 1 (1.14%) WinForms
9 1 (1.14%) Ajax
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (1.14%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.95%) Firmware
4 6 (6.82%) Device Driver
4 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.55%) Physics
6 2 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.27%) Robotics
7 1 (1.14%) PKI
7 1 (1.14%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.14%) VHDL
7 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.55%) UNIX
4 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.14%) Android
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.05%) Workflow
3 12 (13.64%) Requirements Management
4 9 (10.23%) Project Management
5 8 (9.09%) OOP
5 8 (9.09%) OOD
6 7 (7.95%) OO
7 6 (6.82%) UML
7 6 (6.82%) MVC
7 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.82%) DoDAF
7 6 (6.82%) MODAF
7 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.68%) Change Control
9 4 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.55%) CRM
9 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) C++
2 24 (27.27%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) SQL
4 8 (9.09%) Java
4 8 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.55%) Perl
5 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.41%) Python
6 3 (3.41%) PHP
6 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.41%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.27%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.14%) R
8 1 (1.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Degree
2 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.14%) HNC
4 1 (1.14%) HND
4 1 (1.14%) PhD
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) OpenView
1 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) SAP
3 6 (6.82%) NEC
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
4 3 (3.41%) Intel
4 3 (3.41%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.14%) McAfee
6 1 (1.14%) MKS
6 1 (1.14%) ICL
6 1 (1.14%) TippingPoint
6 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.14%) F5
6 1 (1.14%) HP
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