The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 69 74 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing C 11 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.41% 1.82% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 2.79% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 15
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £20,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
398 537 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 51.16% 65.33% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 362 502 319
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

C
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

C Salary Trend in Leicestershire

C
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

C
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +3 6 £40,000 +37.93%
Leicester +10 3 £44,000 +46.66% 1
C
East Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (56.25%) C++
2 16 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) Python
4 13 (40.63%) C#
5 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) Firewall
6 9 (28.13%) Wireless
6 9 (28.13%) GIAC
6 9 (28.13%) Objective-C
6 9 (28.13%) PHP
6 9 (28.13%) VoIP
6 9 (28.13%) VPN
6 9 (28.13%) CISSP
6 9 (28.13%) CISMP
6 9 (28.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (28.13%) CEH
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
6 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
6 9 (28.13%) Open Source
6 9 (28.13%) GPEN
6 9 (28.13%) OSCP
7 8 (25.00%) Information Management
7 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Time Management
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) Firmware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) VoIP
1 9 (28.13%) VPN
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
1 9 (28.13%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) LTE
2 2 (6.25%) GSM
2 2 (6.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Tester
2 9 (28.13%) Penetration Tester
2 9 (28.13%) Security Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) VHDL
3 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.50%) SCADA
4 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (28.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Information Management
4 7 (21.88%) Time Management
5 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Image Processing
8 3 (9.38%) Video Processing
8 3 (9.38%) Video Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) System Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C++
2 14 (43.75%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) Python
3 13 (40.63%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) PHP
4 9 (28.13%) Objective-C
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.25%) Tcl
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) CISSP
1 9 (28.13%) GIAC
1 9 (28.13%) CEH
1 9 (28.13%) CISMP
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
1 9 (28.13%) GPEN
1 9 (28.13%) OSCP
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) EMC
2 1 (3.13%) Xilinx
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Posted: 2 days ago
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