The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 54 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Permanent jobs citing C 36 85 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.86% 8.37% 5.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 14.48% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 31
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
652 587 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 69.96% 57.78% 65.01%
Number of salaries quoted 591 535 413
Average salary £40,000 £40,995 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +7.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C
Oxfordshire

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 16 April 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Oxford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 51 (73.91%) C++
2 40 (57.97%) Software Engineering
3 29 (42.03%) Computer Science
4 26 (37.68%) .NET
5 25 (36.23%) Degree
6 24 (34.78%) Mathematics
7 22 (31.88%) Java
7 22 (31.88%) C#
8 20 (28.99%) Linux
9 19 (27.54%) Windows
10 11 (15.94%) WPF
11 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
11 10 (14.49%) Finance
11 10 (14.49%) OO
12 9 (13.04%) SQL
12 9 (13.04%) Manufacturing
12 9 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
12 9 (13.04%) WCF
13 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
13 8 (11.59%) PhD
13 8 (11.59%) Electronics
14 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
14 7 (10.14%) XML
14 7 (10.14%) XSLT
15 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
15 6 (8.70%) MFC
15 6 (8.70%) OOD
15 6 (8.70%) XBRL
15 6 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (8.70%) CAD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (5.80%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) OSPF
2 1 (1.45%) BGP
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
2 1 (1.45%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.59%) Electronics
4 6 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (8.70%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.80%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Developer
3 13 (18.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 9 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Sales Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Design Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) .NET
2 11 (15.94%) WPF
3 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
4 9 (13.04%) WCF
5 7 (10.14%) XML
5 7 (10.14%) XSLT
6 6 (8.70%) XBRL
6 6 (8.70%) MFC
7 4 (5.80%) STL
7 4 (5.80%) Apache Axis
7 4 (5.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (4.35%) LAMP
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.45%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.45%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Computer Science
2 24 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.70%) Physics
4 5 (7.25%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.35%) Open Source
5 3 (4.35%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) MPEG
7 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.45%) Social Media
7 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 19 (27.54%) Windows
3 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.35%) UNIX
5 3 (4.35%) Windows XP Embedded
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Solaris
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Software Engineering
2 10 (14.49%) OO
3 9 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (8.70%) OOD
4 6 (8.70%) CAD
5 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) UML
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Image Processing
9 1 (1.45%) Video Processing
9 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.45%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.45%) Business Development
9 1 (1.45%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.45%) QMS
9 1 (1.45%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.45%) Network Design
9 1 (1.45%) RAD
9 1 (1.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (73.91%) C++
2 22 (31.88%) Java
2 22 (31.88%) C#
3 9 (13.04%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.25%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) Embedded C
6 4 (5.80%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.35%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) Visual J++
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) PhD
3 5 (7.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.80%) Siemens
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
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