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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 45 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing C 32 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.17% 4.26% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 6.71% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 25
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
416 492 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.24% 63.57% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 341 457 470
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Oxford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (61.40%) C++
2 28 (49.12%) Linux
3 21 (36.84%) Degree
4 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (31.58%) Python
6 17 (29.82%) Mathematics
7 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
8 14 (24.56%) Perl
9 13 (22.81%) Java
9 13 (22.81%) OSPF
9 13 (22.81%) BGP
10 11 (19.30%) WAN
10 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
11 10 (17.54%) Physics
11 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
11 10 (17.54%) Firewall
12 9 (15.79%) Ruby
12 9 (15.79%) PhD
12 9 (15.79%) Cisco
13 8 (14.04%) Embedded C
13 8 (14.04%) MATLAB
13 8 (14.04%) VPN
13 8 (14.04%) IPsec
13 8 (14.04%) Finance
13 8 (14.04%) VMware
13 8 (14.04%) Algorithms
13 8 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (14.04%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (14.04%) Signal Processing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (7.02%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Maximo
1 1 (1.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) OSPF
1 13 (22.81%) BGP
2 11 (19.30%) WAN
3 10 (17.54%) Firewall
4 8 (14.04%) VPN
4 8 (14.04%) IPsec
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (14.04%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (12.28%) FCoE
5 7 (12.28%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.77%) DNS
6 5 (8.77%) SAN
7 4 (7.02%) Modbus
8 2 (3.51%) LAN
8 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.75%) 4G
9 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Bower
1 4 (7.02%) Grunt
1 4 (7.02%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) GDB
3 1 (1.75%) Xcode
3 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Games
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Software Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (12.28%) Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Research Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Programmer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Games Developer
7 2 (3.51%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.51%) Qt
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.75%) WCF
3 1 (1.75%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.75%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) STL
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) XSD
3 1 (1.75%) Flash
3 1 (1.75%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Mathematics
2 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.54%) Physics
3 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
4 8 (14.04%) Algorithms
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (12.28%) Visualisation
6 6 (10.53%) Biometrics
6 6 (10.53%) Statistics
7 3 (5.26%) PMI
8 2 (3.51%) Semantic Web
8 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.75%) Chemistry
9 1 (1.75%) Biology
9 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.75%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.75%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.75%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) Signal Processing
4 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (12.28%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (10.53%) Machine Learning
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.77%) Change Management
6 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) TDD
7 4 (7.02%) Data Management
7 4 (7.02%) Service Management
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) C++
2 18 (31.58%) Python
3 14 (24.56%) Perl
4 13 (22.81%) Java
5 9 (15.79%) Ruby
6 8 (14.04%) Embedded C
6 8 (14.04%) MATLAB
7 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.77%) Tcl
9 4 (7.02%) PHP
9 4 (7.02%) C#
10 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.51%) VB
11 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.75%) Delphi
11 1 (1.75%) Fortran
11 1 (1.75%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) PhD
3 5 (8.77%) RHCE
4 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.26%) PMP
5 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) KVM
2 5 (8.77%) Firmware
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SELinux
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Cisco
2 8 (14.04%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) Veeam
4 1 (1.75%) Kronos
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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