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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 59 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Permanent jobs citing C 21 28 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.87% 3.54% 7.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 6.21% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 76
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
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
413 451 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 56.42% 57.02% 56.92%
Number of salaries quoted 366 385 549
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Oxford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 37 (78.72%) C++
2 32 (68.09%) PhD
3 28 (59.57%) Python
4 25 (53.19%) Algorithms
5 24 (51.06%) Perl
6 17 (36.17%) MATLAB
6 17 (36.17%) Signal Processing
7 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (29.79%) Analytics
8 14 (29.79%) R
8 14 (29.79%) Statistical Modelling
8 14 (29.79%) Data Analysis
9 11 (23.40%) Visualisation
10 10 (21.28%) Mathematics
10 10 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (19.15%) C#
12 8 (17.02%) Physics
12 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (17.02%) Hidden Markov Model
13 6 (12.77%) Technical Analysis
13 6 (12.77%) OpenUP
13 6 (12.77%) Subversion
13 6 (12.77%) Speech Recognition
13 6 (12.77%) DNA
14 5 (10.64%) Java
14 5 (10.64%) Degree
14 5 (10.64%) Machine Learning
15 4 (8.51%) Statistics
15 4 (8.51%) VMware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (6.38%) Apache
1 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ADSL
1 1 (2.13%) ISDN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) MPLS
1 1 (2.13%) 4G
1 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Subversion
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) GDB
3 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (4.26%) Electronics
1 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Front Office
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Research Scientist
2 11 (23.40%) Research Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (6.38%) Administrator
3 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
4 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Architect
5 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Author
5 1 (2.13%) Technical Author
5 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Consultant
5 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.13%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Algorithms
2 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (23.40%) Visualisation
4 10 (21.28%) Mathematics
5 8 (17.02%) Physics
6 4 (8.51%) Statistics
7 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (4.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.26%) Biometrics
9 1 (2.13%) PMI
9 1 (2.13%) CAN bus
9 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Fedora
2 3 (6.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Signal Processing
2 14 (29.79%) Analytics
2 14 (29.79%) Statistical Modelling
2 14 (29.79%) Data Analysis
3 10 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (17.02%) Hidden Markov Model
5 6 (12.77%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (12.77%) OpenUP
5 6 (12.77%) Speech Recognition
5 6 (12.77%) DNA
6 5 (10.64%) Machine Learning
7 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Change Management
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) C++
2 28 (59.57%) Python
3 24 (51.06%) Perl
4 17 (36.17%) MATLAB
5 14 (29.79%) R
6 9 (19.15%) C#
7 5 (10.64%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) Embedded C
8 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.38%) Ruby
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
9 2 (4.26%) SQL
10 1 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (68.09%) PhD
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) JTAG
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Firmware
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Dell
3 1 (2.13%) EMC
3 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) Veeam
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago