The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 38 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing C 15 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.95% 2.54% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.91% 3.83% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 6
Average salary £36,000 £47,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £45,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
217 261 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 71.62% 66.24% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 208 247 130
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

C
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

C Salary Trend in Portsmouth

C
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

C Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (66.67%) C++
3 12 (50.00%) Degree
4 11 (45.83%) C#
5 10 (41.67%) Embedded C
6 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
7 6 (25.00%) UML
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 4 (16.67%) Advertising
9 4 (16.67%) GAMP
9 4 (16.67%) GMP
9 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (16.67%) Modbus
9 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Android
9 4 (16.67%) V-Model
9 4 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (16.67%) WinCC
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
10 3 (12.50%) Video Processing
10 3 (12.50%) Qt

C
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (16.67%) WinCC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (16.67%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Advertising
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) OpenCL
1 3 (12.50%) Qt
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) SDLC
2 6 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) V-Model
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Video Processing
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
5 6 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) Ada
6 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Delphi
7 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.17%) Pascal
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GAMP
1 4 (16.67%) GMP
2 2 (8.33%) MISRA
2 2 (8.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) HP
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Xamarin