The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 30 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing C 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 0.79% 2.86% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 5.26% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £29,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.79% +18.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Devon

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

Programming Languages Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 66.14% 54.29% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 74 17 19
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

C
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

C Salary Trend in Plymouth

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 12 (92.31%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) UML
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (69.23%) Firmware
4 8 (61.54%) Wireless
4 8 (61.54%) Electronics
5 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
6 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
7 4 (30.77%) VxWorks
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) OOD
8 3 (23.08%) 802.15
8 3 (23.08%) Validation
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Coaching
9 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
9 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
9 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
10 1 (7.69%) SMTP
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (7.69%) Python
10 1 (7.69%) MS Excel

C
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) 802.15
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (61.54%) Electronics
2 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Firmware Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) UML
1 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Sophos
1 1 (7.69%) IronPort
1 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro