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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 49 61 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -43
Permanent jobs citing C 24 18 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.43% 2.39% 8.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 4.09% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 77
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
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
371 440 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 53.08% 58.36% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 325 380 469
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Oxford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (75.44%) C++
2 35 (61.40%) PhD
3 29 (50.88%) Algorithms
4 28 (49.12%) Python
5 23 (40.35%) Perl
6 20 (35.09%) MATLAB
6 20 (35.09%) Signal Processing
7 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (26.32%) Visualisation
8 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (24.56%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (24.56%) R
9 14 (24.56%) Statistical Modelling
9 14 (24.56%) Analytics
9 14 (24.56%) Data Analysis
10 11 (19.30%) Mathematics
11 10 (17.54%) C#
12 9 (15.79%) Machine Learning
13 8 (14.04%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (14.04%) Hidden Markov Model
13 8 (14.04%) Physics
13 8 (14.04%) Statistics
14 7 (12.28%) Linux
14 7 (12.28%) Java
14 7 (12.28%) Degree
15 6 (10.53%) Biometrics
16 5 (8.77%) DNA
16 5 (8.77%) Speech Recognition
16 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
16 5 (8.77%) OpenUP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Project
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) OSPF
2 2 (3.51%) BGP
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.75%) 4G
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) ADSL
3 1 (1.75%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) GDB
3 1 (1.75%) Grunt
3 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.75%) Bower
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Automotive
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Front Office
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Research Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Research Scientist
3 11 (19.30%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Data Scientist
8 1 (1.75%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (1.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) XSD
2 1 (1.75%) XSL
2 1 (1.75%) WCF
2 1 (1.75%) Qt
2 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.88%) Algorithms
2 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (26.32%) Visualisation
3 11 (19.30%) Mathematics
4 8 (14.04%) Physics
4 8 (14.04%) Statistics
5 6 (10.53%) Biometrics
6 3 (5.26%) Open Source
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.75%) PMI
8 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.75%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Debian
3 3 (5.26%) Fedora
4 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Signal Processing
2 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Data Analysis
3 14 (24.56%) Statistical Modelling
3 14 (24.56%) Analytics
3 14 (24.56%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (15.79%) Machine Learning
5 8 (14.04%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (14.04%) Hidden Markov Model
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) OpenUP
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.77%) Speech Recognition
6 5 (8.77%) DNA
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) ITIL
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) Scrum
9 2 (3.51%) Project Management
9 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) C++
2 28 (49.12%) Python
3 23 (40.35%) Perl
4 20 (35.09%) MATLAB
5 14 (24.56%) R
6 10 (17.54%) C#
7 7 (12.28%) Java
8 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.26%) Ruby
9 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.51%) SQL
10 1 (1.75%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (61.40%) PhD
2 7 (12.28%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) RHCE
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) JTAG
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Firmware
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) VMware
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Dell
3 1 (1.75%) EMC
3 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) Veeam
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