The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 51 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing C 24 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.30% 3.68% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 6.19% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 45
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
371 598 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 51.03% 59.50% 58.80%
Number of salaries quoted 332 559 578
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

C
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

C Salary Trend in Oxford

C
Salary Histogram in Oxford

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

C Salary Histogram in Oxford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 35 (59.32%) C++
2 30 (50.85%) Python
3 23 (38.98%) Perl
4 21 (35.59%) Mathematics
5 20 (33.90%) Java
6 19 (32.20%) Software Engineering
7 17 (28.81%) PhD
8 14 (23.73%) Windows
8 14 (23.73%) C#
9 13 (22.03%) Subversion
10 12 (20.34%) Ruby
10 12 (20.34%) Linux
10 12 (20.34%) Algorithms
11 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
11 11 (18.64%) Physics
12 10 (16.95%) Degree
12 10 (16.95%) MATLAB
13 9 (15.25%) Apache
13 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
13 9 (15.25%) Open Source
13 9 (15.25%) Signal Processing
14 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
14 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
14 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
14 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (13.56%) Debian
14 8 (13.56%) VMware
14 8 (13.56%) Fedora
15 7 (11.86%) Dojo

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (15.25%) Apache
2 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Project
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.69%) SMS
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.08%) Redis
1 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Subversion
2 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) GDB
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (5.08%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Software Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Research Scientist
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Support
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.78%) Junior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Research Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Dojo
1 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
1 7 (11.86%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.08%) WCF
4 3 (5.08%) WPF
4 3 (5.08%) jQuery
4 3 (5.08%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) STL
5 2 (3.39%) CSS3
5 2 (3.39%) HTML5
5 2 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.69%) LAMP
6 1 (1.69%) XML
6 1 (1.69%) XSL
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Mathematics
2 12 (20.34%) Algorithms
3 11 (18.64%) Physics
4 9 (15.25%) Open Source
5 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.69%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.69%) ASIC
8 1 (1.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
3 8 (13.56%) Debian
3 8 (13.56%) Fedora
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Windows CE
5 2 (3.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
3 9 (15.25%) Signal Processing
4 6 (10.17%) Analytics
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (10.17%) Statistical Modelling
4 6 (10.17%) DNA
4 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.17%) Speech Recognition
4 6 (10.17%) OpenUP
5 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) OO
6 4 (6.78%) Image Processing
6 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.08%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.08%) Hidden Markov Model
7 3 (5.08%) Software Distribution
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) C++
2 30 (50.85%) Python
3 23 (38.98%) Perl
4 20 (33.90%) Java
5 14 (23.73%) C#
6 12 (20.34%) Ruby
7 10 (16.95%) MATLAB
8 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
8 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
9 6 (10.17%) R
10 3 (5.08%) SQL
11 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.39%) Visual J++
12 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.69%) Fortran
12 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) PhD
2 10 (16.95%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.69%) PMP
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) JTAG
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) VMware
2 1 (1.69%) EMC
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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