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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 45 65 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Permanent jobs citing C 48 19 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.82% 1.75% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.78% 3.84% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 45
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £20,870 £30,777
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
617 495 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.16% 45.62% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 486 402 431
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 September 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 September 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 -10 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Saffron Walden +5 4 £37,500 -
Colchester +4 4 £30,000 +57.89% 1
Harlow - 3 £42,500 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 60 (54.05%) Degree
2 53 (47.75%) Software Engineering
3 50 (45.05%) Security Cleared
4 41 (36.94%) C++
5 40 (36.04%) SC Cleared
6 30 (27.03%) Windows
7 27 (24.32%) Linux
8 22 (19.82%) Perl
9 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
10 17 (15.32%) Time Management
10 17 (15.32%) C#
10 17 (15.32%) Python
11 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
12 15 (13.51%) SQL
12 15 (13.51%) Embedded C
13 14 (12.61%) Project Management
13 14 (12.61%) Automotive
14 13 (11.71%) Finance
14 13 (11.71%) Java
15 12 (10.81%) Web Services
15 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (10.81%) Physics
16 11 (9.91%) Mathematics
16 11 (9.91%) DV Cleared
16 11 (9.91%) Banking
16 11 (9.91%) Electronics
16 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
16 11 (9.91%) ITIL
17 10 (9.01%) Shell Script

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (4.50%) Apache
2 4 (3.60%) JBoss
3 2 (1.80%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) HTTP
1 7 (6.31%) Firewall
2 6 (5.41%) Wireless
3 5 (4.50%) Internet
3 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.50%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.60%) FTP
4 4 (3.60%) DNS
4 4 (3.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) Firebird
3 2 (1.80%) SQLite
3 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) JUnit
2 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.60%) Maven
3 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.60%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.70%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.70%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) JIRA
6 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (12.61%) Automotive
2 13 (11.71%) Finance
3 11 (9.91%) Electronics
3 11 (9.91%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.70%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Software Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Developer
3 11 (9.91%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) Graduate
4 9 (8.11%) Software Developer
4 9 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Service Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Service Desk Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Software Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) Software Design Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Security Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) IT Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) Web Services
2 10 (9.01%) OpenCL
2 10 (9.01%) SOAP
3 7 (6.31%) XML
3 7 (6.31%) Java EE
3 7 (6.31%) WPF
4 5 (4.50%) Ext JS
4 5 (4.50%) RESTful
4 5 (4.50%) REST
5 4 (3.60%) QML
5 4 (3.60%) Qt
5 4 (3.60%) GWT
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Flex
5 4 (3.60%) Swing
5 4 (3.60%) JMS
5 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.60%) Spring
6 2 (1.80%) .NET
6 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.81%) Physics
3 11 (9.91%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.11%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.50%) CUDA
5 5 (4.50%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (3.60%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.60%) Telematics
7 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.80%) Life Science
7 2 (1.80%) Biology
7 2 (1.80%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.90%) Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) VHDL
8 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 27 (24.32%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.60%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Android
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.75%) Software Engineering
2 17 (15.32%) Time Management
3 14 (12.61%) Project Management
4 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.91%) ITIL
6 9 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 7 (6.31%) TDD
7 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.31%) SOA
7 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.31%) Network Management
8 6 (5.41%) Requirements Management
8 6 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.50%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (4.50%) Information Security
9 5 (4.50%) OO
9 5 (4.50%) CRM
9 5 (4.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) C++
2 22 (19.82%) Perl
3 17 (15.32%) C#
3 17 (15.32%) Python
4 15 (13.51%) Embedded C
4 15 (13.51%) SQL
5 13 (11.71%) Java
6 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.31%) PHP
8 7 (6.31%) MATLAB
8 7 (6.31%) XAML
8 7 (6.31%) Embedded C++
9 5 (4.50%) VC++
10 4 (3.60%) VB
10 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.60%) Tcl
11 2 (1.80%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 60 (54.05%) Degree
2 50 (45.05%) Security Cleared
3 40 (36.04%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.91%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.50%) CCNP
5 5 (4.50%) CISSP
5 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.50%) CEH
6 4 (3.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.90%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Firmware
2 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco
3 5 (4.50%) QNX
4 4 (3.60%) Google
5 3 (2.70%) Xilinx
6 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.90%) Intel
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