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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 50 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 52 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.17% 4.02% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.83% 7.95% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 42 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £55,800 £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
589 629 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.20% 50.56% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 455 518 422
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 4 £42,500 - 1
Colchester -7 4 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Saffron Walden +1 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Brentwood -12 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (42.39%) Degree
1 39 (42.39%) Security Cleared
2 36 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 35 (38.04%) Software Engineering
4 32 (34.78%) C++
5 20 (21.74%) Electronics
6 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
7 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.57%) Linux
8 17 (18.48%) C#
9 15 (16.30%) Perl
9 15 (16.30%) Python
10 14 (15.22%) Windows
11 13 (14.13%) Automotive
11 13 (14.13%) LabVIEW
12 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
13 11 (11.96%) XML
13 11 (11.96%) SOAP
13 11 (11.96%) SQL
13 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.96%) Shell Script
13 11 (11.96%) Asset Management
14 10 (10.87%) .NET
14 10 (10.87%) Java
14 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
14 10 (10.87%) Network Management
15 9 (9.78%) Telematics
15 9 (9.78%) Mathematics
15 9 (9.78%) Physics
15 9 (9.78%) Firmware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (6.52%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
3 4 (4.35%) Firewall
3 4 (4.35%) Wireless
3 4 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (3.26%) FTP
4 3 (3.26%) HTTP
4 3 (3.26%) SSH
5 2 (2.17%) ADSL
5 2 (2.17%) GSM
5 2 (2.17%) ISDN
6 1 (1.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) Firebird
3 3 (3.26%) QlikView
3 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) LabVIEW
2 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.26%) MSTest
4 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (21.74%) Electronics
2 13 (14.13%) Automotive
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.35%) Billing
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Finance
5 3 (3.26%) Local Government
6 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Software Engineer
2 21 (22.83%) Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Administrator
6 4 (4.35%) Database Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Software Manager
7 3 (3.26%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.26%) Systems Support
7 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Consultant
8 2 (2.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) SOAP
1 11 (11.96%) XML
2 10 (10.87%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) Web Services
3 6 (6.52%) Ext JS
4 5 (5.43%) jQuery
4 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.43%) WCF
5 4 (4.35%) WPF
6 2 (2.17%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.17%) WinForms
6 2 (2.17%) CSS
6 2 (2.17%) HTML
7 1 (1.09%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Mathematics
1 9 (9.78%) Physics
1 9 (9.78%) Telematics
2 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.26%) Life Science
4 3 (3.26%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
6 1 (1.09%) EMV
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) AS400
6 1 (1.09%) Derivative
6 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Linux
2 14 (15.22%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.26%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) Software Engineering
2 11 (11.96%) Asset Management
3 10 (10.87%) Network Management
4 9 (9.78%) Project Management
5 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.52%) Analytics
6 6 (6.52%) Validation
6 6 (6.52%) Signal Processing
6 6 (6.52%) Image Processing
7 5 (5.43%) Logistics
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.26%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.26%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.26%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.26%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.26%) MVC
9 3 (3.26%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.26%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (3.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) C++
2 17 (18.48%) C#
3 15 (16.30%) Python
3 15 (16.30%) Perl
4 11 (11.96%) SQL
4 11 (11.96%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.87%) Java
5 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.52%) PHP
7 5 (5.43%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.43%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.35%) XAML
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (42.39%) Degree
1 39 (42.39%) Security Cleared
2 36 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) ISEB
4 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Firmware
2 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) Intel
3 4 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 2 (2.17%) BT
6 1 (1.09%) Kaspersky
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