The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 14 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing C 26 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.12% 2.11% 9.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.57% 5.11% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 137 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 54.47% 41.39% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 123 112 150
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

C
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

C Salary Trend in Peterborough

C
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C Salary Histogram in Peterborough

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 28 (75.68%) C++
2 26 (70.27%) Multithreading
3 23 (62.16%) STL
4 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
5 21 (56.76%) Linux
5 21 (56.76%) Unix
6 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Firmware
8 3 (8.11%) Back Office
8 3 (8.11%) LabVIEW
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Windows
8 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 3 (8.11%) Python
8 3 (8.11%) LAN
8 3 (8.11%) WAN
9 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
9 2 (5.41%) OO
9 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.70%) Scrum
10 1 (2.70%) Project Management
10 1 (2.70%) C#
10 1 (2.70%) .NET
10 1 (2.70%) MFC
10 1 (2.70%) OOD
10 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
10 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X

C
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) C++ Developer
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) C Developer
2 22 (59.46%) C/C++ Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Sales Executive
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Sales Executive
5 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Strategy
6 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) STL
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.70%) MFC
2 1 (2.70%) Qt
2 1 (2.70%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
1 21 (56.76%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Multithreading
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) MVVM
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.70%) Product Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C++
2 3 (8.11%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Firmware