The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 63 33 58
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Permanent jobs citing C 88 123 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.72% 6.20% 4.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.31% 10.70% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71 102 99
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £27,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1059 1149 1730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 44.80% 57.94% 55.61%
Number of salaries quoted 860 980 1479
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

C
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Hertfordshire region.

C Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

C
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

C
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
(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
Watford 0 26 £40,000 - 2
St Albans - 18 £50,000 -
Hertford +3 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hitchin - 4 £60,000 -
Stevenage +2 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Hoddesdon -4 2 £38,000 +38.18%
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Letchworth -4 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Hemel Hempstead -19 1 £67,500 +92.85% 2
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 108 (63.53%) Degree
2 89 (52.35%) Linux
3 79 (46.47%) C++
4 75 (44.12%) Java
5 71 (41.76%) UNIX
6 70 (41.18%) Software Engineering
7 64 (37.65%) Multithreading
8 63 (37.06%) Computer Science
9 60 (35.29%) Finance
10 57 (33.53%) C#
11 52 (30.59%) Python
12 47 (27.65%) OO
13 46 (27.06%) Oracle
14 45 (26.47%) Algorithms
15 40 (23.53%) MS Excel
15 40 (23.53%) Retail
16 39 (22.94%) XML
17 37 (21.76%) SQL
18 35 (20.59%) Windows
19 30 (17.65%) Mathematics
20 27 (15.88%) Microsoft
21 25 (14.71%) Subversion
21 25 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (14.12%) Maven
22 24 (14.12%) Ant
22 24 (14.12%) MS Office
23 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
23 23 (13.53%) JavaScript
23 23 (13.53%) Tomcat
24 22 (12.94%) XSLT

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (13.53%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.59%) GlassFish
3 12 (7.06%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.71%) Tuxedo
5 7 (4.12%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.53%) JBoss
6 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.53%) Lync
7 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 24 (14.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.24%) DNS
1 14 (8.24%) VoIP
1 14 (8.24%) DHCP
1 14 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.29%) MPLS
2 9 (5.29%) LAN
3 8 (4.71%) PBX
3 8 (4.71%) Internet
3 8 (4.71%) WAN
3 8 (4.71%) VLAN
3 8 (4.71%) Firewall
4 6 (3.53%) ISDN
4 6 (3.53%) VPN
5 3 (1.76%) RTP
5 3 (1.76%) HTTP
6 2 (1.18%) ADSL
6 2 (1.18%) SNMP
6 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.18%) Q.931
6 2 (1.18%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.76%) MySQL
3 18 (10.59%) BigTable
3 18 (10.59%) Hadoop
3 18 (10.59%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (10.59%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.06%) RDBMS
4 12 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.94%) Informix
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.18%) OLTP
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (14.71%) Subversion
2 24 (14.12%) Maven
2 24 (14.12%) Ant
3 6 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.35%) JIRA
6 3 (1.76%) Hudson
6 3 (1.76%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.59%) Redmine
8 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.59%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.59%) ClearCase
General
1 60 (35.29%) Finance
2 40 (23.53%) Retail
3 20 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 19 (11.18%) Games
5 14 (8.24%) Banking
6 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.76%) Electronics
8 2 (1.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.59%) Military
9 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (42.94%) Developer
2 49 (28.82%) Software Engineer
3 43 (25.29%) Java Developer
4 42 (24.71%) Software Developer
5 26 (15.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (14.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (12.94%) Java Software Developer
8 21 (12.35%) Senior Developer
9 20 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (8.82%) Analyst
11 13 (7.65%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (7.65%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 12 (7.06%) Senior Java Software Developer
13 10 (5.88%) Junior
13 10 (5.88%) C++ Developer
14 9 (5.29%) Design Engineer
14 9 (5.29%) Technical Support
15 8 (4.71%) Administrator
15 8 (4.71%) Support Analyst
15 8 (4.71%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.94%) XML
2 22 (12.94%) XSLT
2 22 (12.94%) Web Services
3 21 (12.35%) JSP
4 20 (11.76%) Servlets
4 20 (11.76%) JDBC
4 20 (11.76%) Spring
4 20 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 14 (8.24%) HTML
5 14 (8.24%) .NET
6 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.35%) GTK+
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.76%) Middleware
8 3 (1.76%) COM
9 2 (1.18%) POSIX
9 2 (1.18%) WCF
9 2 (1.18%) WPF
9 2 (1.18%) jQuery
9 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (37.06%) Computer Science
2 45 (26.47%) Algorithms
3 30 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 25 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (11.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (3.53%) Handset
7 3 (1.76%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.59%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.59%) Robotics
9 1 (0.59%) Physics
9 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.59%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.59%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 89 (52.35%) Linux
2 71 (41.76%) UNIX
3 35 (20.59%) Windows
4 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.59%) Apple iOS
5 18 (10.59%) Android
6 14 (8.24%) AIX
7 13 (7.65%) Windows Vista
8 12 (7.06%) HPUX
8 12 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.29%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.12%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (3.53%) VMS
12 2 (1.18%) uClinux
13 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.59%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 64 (37.65%) Multithreading
3 47 (27.65%) OO
4 20 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.24%) ITIL
6 12 (7.06%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.29%) Time Management
8 8 (4.71%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.53%) Information Security
9 6 (3.53%) Coaching
10 4 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.35%) Supplier Management
10 4 (2.35%) Automated Testing
11 3 (1.76%) Waterfall
11 3 (1.76%) Change Control
11 3 (1.76%) Operations Management
11 3 (1.76%) Release Management
11 3 (1.76%) Change Management
12 2 (1.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 79 (46.47%) C++
2 75 (44.12%) Java
3 57 (33.53%) C#
4 52 (30.59%) Python
5 37 (21.76%) SQL
6 23 (13.53%) JavaScript
7 18 (10.59%) Shell Script
7 18 (10.59%) Objective-C
7 18 (10.59%) Scala
8 7 (4.12%) VB
9 6 (3.53%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.94%) Perl
11 4 (2.35%) VB6
12 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.18%) PHP
13 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.18%) VBScript
13 2 (1.18%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.18%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 108 (63.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.59%) CCNA
3 1 (0.59%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.06%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.53%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.53%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (27.06%) Oracle
2 27 (15.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.06%) VMware
4 7 (4.12%) HP
5 6 (3.53%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.94%) Cisco
7 3 (1.76%) CA
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe
8 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.59%) Foundry
9 1 (0.59%) Aruba
9 1 (0.59%) Sencha
9 1 (0.59%) Avaya
9 1 (0.59%) Juniper
9 1 (0.59%) Cognos
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