The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 69 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing C 19 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.99% 3.74% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 6.81% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 16
Average salary £38,500 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
C
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
556 646 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.10% 54.98% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 494 523 486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 Kent

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

C
Salary Trend in Kent

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

C Salary Trend in Kent

C
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Kent

C
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 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
Dartford +5 7 £40,000 -40.74%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £37,500 -
Maidstone +1 2 £38,000 +8.57%
Canterbury - 1 £37,500 -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (36.11%) Linux
4 11 (30.56%) Embedded C
5 10 (27.78%) Firmware
6 9 (25.00%) Electronics
7 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) C#
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
9 6 (16.67%) Subversion
10 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 5 (13.89%) .NET
10 5 (13.89%) Atmel
11 4 (11.11%) Open Source
11 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (8.33%) VHDL
12 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
12 3 (8.33%) Validation
12 3 (8.33%) Wireless
12 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
12 3 (8.33%) PHP
12 3 (8.33%) HTML
12 3 (8.33%) STL
12 3 (8.33%) UNIX
12 3 (8.33%) Python
12 3 (8.33%) Internet

C
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
1 3 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) Trac
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 9 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Design Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) C Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) STL
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) Qt
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Open Source
2 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.33%) VHDL
3 3 (8.33%) Physics
3 3 (8.33%) Social Media
4 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.78%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
3 3 (8.33%) Validation
3 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
3 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.56%) OO
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) UML
5 1 (2.78%) OOP
5 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C++
2 11 (30.56%) Embedded C
3 7 (19.44%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) Scala
5 3 (8.33%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.56%) Fortran
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) PhD
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Atmel
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) Renesas
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