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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 64 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing C 29 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.96% 1.54% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 2.62% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 18
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £50,250 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
457 610 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.68% 58.54% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 391 526 367
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Canterbury - 5 - -
Dartford -11 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Broadstairs - 3 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £50,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £40,000 - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 24 (42.11%) C++
2 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 19 (33.33%) Linux
4 18 (31.58%) Degree
5 17 (29.82%) Multithreading
6 16 (28.07%) Embedded C
6 16 (28.07%) Finance
7 11 (19.30%) OO
8 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
8 10 (17.54%) Perl
9 9 (15.79%) Electronics
9 9 (15.79%) Firewall
9 9 (15.79%) Firmware
9 9 (15.79%) MySQL
9 9 (15.79%) Apache
9 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
9 9 (15.79%) Embedded C++
10 8 (14.04%) Avionics
11 7 (12.28%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (12.28%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (12.28%) Cisco
11 7 (12.28%) LAN
11 7 (12.28%) WAN
11 7 (12.28%) ITIL
11 7 (12.28%) OOP
11 7 (12.28%) Java
11 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.53%) DNS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (15.79%) Apache
1 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) LAN
2 7 (12.28%) WAN
3 6 (10.53%) DNS
4 5 (8.77%) SSL
4 5 (8.77%) HTTP
4 5 (8.77%) Wireless
5 4 (7.02%) LDAP
5 4 (7.02%) SAN
5 4 (7.02%) VPN
5 4 (7.02%) VLAN
6 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.51%) MPLS
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
7 2 (3.51%) ADSL
7 2 (3.51%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) MySQL
2 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.77%) Maven
1 5 (8.77%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Electronics
3 8 (14.04%) Avionics
4 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.02%) Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Local Government
7 1 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.75%) Advertising
7 1 (1.75%) Publishing
7 1 (1.75%) Games
7 1 (1.75%) Retail
7 1 (1.75%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Software Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Consultant
6 8 (14.04%) Embedded C Developer
6 8 (14.04%) C Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
8 6 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Network Consultant
9 5 (8.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Design Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) FPGA Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Java SE
1 5 (8.77%) REST
1 5 (8.77%) CGI
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
1 5 (8.77%) CSS
2 4 (7.02%) YAML
3 3 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) JSTL
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) JavaBeans
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) EJB
4 1 (1.75%) JDBC
4 1 (1.75%) JSP
4 1 (1.75%) Servlets
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) Swing
4 1 (1.75%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Firmware
2 7 (12.28%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (8.77%) Open Source
4 5 (8.77%) PMI
5 4 (7.02%) VHDL
6 3 (5.26%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.75%) Physics
8 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Mac OS
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) AIX
3 4 (7.02%) Solaris
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 17 (29.82%) Multithreading
3 11 (19.30%) OO
4 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.28%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 7 (12.28%) OOP
6 5 (8.77%) Web Development
6 5 (8.77%) Kanban
6 5 (8.77%) User Stories
6 5 (8.77%) Network Management
6 5 (8.77%) Change Control
6 5 (8.77%) Line Management
6 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.77%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.02%) DevOps
7 4 (7.02%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) C++
2 16 (28.07%) Embedded C
3 10 (17.54%) Perl
4 9 (15.79%) Embedded C++
5 7 (12.28%) Java
6 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.77%) Python
7 5 (8.77%) Assembly Language
8 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 4 (7.02%) Ruby
9 3 (5.26%) SQL
10 1 (1.75%) C#
10 1 (1.75%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (8.77%) CCNA
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.77%) PMP
2 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.77%) CCSA
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PhD
4 1 (1.75%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) NFS
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Capistrano
1 5 (8.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.02%) Control-M
2 4 (7.02%) OpenView
2 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) Percona
3 5 (8.77%) Atmel
3 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.02%) Veritas
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.02%) JBoss
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) Sun
4 4 (7.02%) HP
4 4 (7.02%) Dell
4 4 (7.02%) IBM
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.75%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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