The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 45 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing C 13 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.78% 0.26% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 0.43% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 7
Average salary £60,000 £20,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+200.00% -45.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £20,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
258 235 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.13% 61.68% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 239 219 252
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

C
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

C Salary Trend in Leicester

C
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Leicester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 18 (48.65%) C++
1 18 (48.65%) PHP
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) Python
2 17 (45.95%) VoIP
2 17 (45.95%) VPN
2 17 (45.95%) CISSP
2 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) Wireless
2 17 (45.95%) GIAC
2 17 (45.95%) Objective-C
2 17 (45.95%) Information Management
2 17 (45.95%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (45.95%) CEH
2 17 (45.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 17 (45.95%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (45.95%) CISMP
2 17 (45.95%) Security Testing
2 17 (45.95%) PCI DSS
2 17 (45.95%) Open Source
2 17 (45.95%) GPEN
2 17 (45.95%) OSCP
3 14 (37.84%) Degree
4 12 (32.43%) Firmware
5 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Integration Testing
6 9 (24.32%) ISEB
6 9 (24.32%) VHDL
6 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) VoIP
1 17 (45.95%) VPN
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
1 17 (45.95%) Wireless
2 2 (5.41%) LTE
2 2 (5.41%) GSM
2 2 (5.41%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Tester
1 13 (35.14%) Penetration Tester
1 13 (35.14%) Security Tester
2 11 (29.73%) Test Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
9 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Penetration Test Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Electronics Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Open Source
2 12 (32.43%) Firmware
3 9 (24.32%) VHDL
4 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Information Management
1 17 (45.95%) Ethical Hacking
1 17 (45.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 17 (45.95%) Penetration Testing
1 17 (45.95%) Security Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Integration Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Time Management
4 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) Image Processing
6 3 (8.11%) Video Processing
6 3 (8.11%) Video Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
7 2 (5.41%) UML
8 1 (2.70%) OOP
8 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C++
1 18 (48.65%) PHP
2 17 (45.95%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) Python
2 17 (45.95%) Objective-C
3 4 (10.81%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.41%) Tcl
4 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) CISSP
1 17 (45.95%) GIAC
1 17 (45.95%) CEH
1 17 (45.95%) CISMP
1 17 (45.95%) GPEN
1 17 (45.95%) OSCP
2 14 (37.84%) Degree
3 9 (24.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe
1 1 (2.70%) EMC
1 1 (2.70%) MKS
1 1 (2.70%) Xilinx