The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 90 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing C 48 52 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.03% 2.20% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.24% 5.31% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 51
Average salary £47,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.56% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £82,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
769 979 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.47% 41.33% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 630 806 754
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,675 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

C
Salary Trend in Reading

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

C Salary Trend in Reading

C
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Reading

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 55 (45.83%) C++
2 46 (38.33%) C#
2 46 (38.33%) Windows
3 40 (33.33%) Python
3 40 (33.33%) Degree
4 37 (30.83%) Linux
5 33 (27.50%) Java
6 30 (25.00%) Perl
7 28 (23.33%) Telecoms
8 26 (21.67%) TCP/IP
9 23 (19.17%) SQL
9 23 (19.17%) Finance
9 23 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (19.17%) Software Engineering
10 22 (18.33%) Ruby
11 21 (17.50%) OO
12 19 (15.83%) UNIX
13 18 (15.00%) UML
13 18 (15.00%) Web Services
13 18 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
15 16 (13.33%) Service Delivery
15 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
15 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
16 15 (12.50%) QA
16 15 (12.50%) Business Development
16 15 (12.50%) .NET
16 15 (12.50%) Project Management
17 14 (11.67%) Visual Studio

C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) IIS
3 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.83%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Office 365
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.67%) Wireless
3 9 (7.50%) LTE
3 9 (7.50%) 2G
3 9 (7.50%) GSM
3 9 (7.50%) HTTP
3 9 (7.50%) 3G
3 9 (7.50%) Firewall
4 6 (5.00%) DNS
5 5 (4.17%) SSL
5 5 (4.17%) FTP
5 5 (4.17%) UMTS
5 5 (4.17%) WiMAX
5 5 (4.17%) RNC
6 4 (3.33%) 2.5G
6 4 (3.33%) VLAN
6 4 (3.33%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (3.33%) GGSN
6 4 (3.33%) LAN
6 4 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.33%) Ant
5 3 (2.50%) TestDirector
5 3 (2.50%) Subversion
5 3 (2.50%) Maven
6 2 (1.67%) Selenium
6 2 (1.67%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.67%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.83%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.83%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 28 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 23 (19.17%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.83%) Retail
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 4 (3.33%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
2 17 (14.17%) Software Engineer
2 17 (14.17%) Developer
3 16 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Technical Support Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Consultant
5 13 (10.83%) Technical Support
6 11 (9.17%) Account Manager
7 9 (7.50%) Tester
8 8 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.83%) C++ Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Test Leader
10 6 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Performance Tester
12 4 (3.33%) C++/Java Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) Web Services
2 15 (12.50%) .NET
3 11 (9.17%) WCF
3 11 (9.17%) HTML
4 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.50%) jQuery
6 8 (6.67%) REST
7 7 (5.83%) Ajax
8 6 (5.00%) XML
9 5 (4.17%) HTML5
9 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.33%) .NET Remoting
10 4 (3.33%) CSS
10 4 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (2.50%) CSS3
11 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.50%) ICEfaces
11 3 (2.50%) WF
11 3 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.50%) Replication
3 9 (7.50%) PMI
4 8 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.50%) MPEG
7 2 (1.67%) SCADA
7 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
7 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.67%) Open Source
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.33%) Windows
2 37 (30.83%) Linux
3 19 (15.83%) UNIX
4 13 (10.83%) Mac OS X
5 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.50%) VxWorks
7 3 (2.50%) LynxOS
7 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (19.17%) Software Engineering
2 21 (17.50%) OO
3 18 (15.00%) UML
4 16 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 15 (12.50%) Business Development
5 15 (12.50%) Project Management
6 12 (10.00%) OOD
6 12 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.33%) Information Security
7 10 (8.33%) Test Management
7 10 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
8 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.50%) ITIL
8 9 (7.50%) CMMI
9 8 (6.67%) CRM
10 7 (5.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.83%) C++
2 46 (38.33%) C#
3 40 (33.33%) Python
4 33 (27.50%) Java
5 30 (25.00%) Perl
6 23 (19.17%) SQL
7 22 (18.33%) Ruby
8 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 10 (8.33%) PHP
9 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
10 9 (7.50%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.17%) Tcl
11 5 (4.17%) Ada
12 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.67%) XPath
13 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.83%) VB
14 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) ISEB
5 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) CIMA
6 2 (1.67%) ACCA
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) BS25999
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) vSphere
2 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) KVM
4 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.83%) Nagios
2 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) VMware
3 6 (5.00%) Nortel
3 6 (5.00%) Nokia
3 6 (5.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (5.00%) F5
4 5 (4.17%) Imperva
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle
5 4 (3.33%) HP
5 4 (3.33%) Remedy
6 3 (2.50%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.50%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.50%) Huawei
7 1 (0.83%) Isilon
7 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.83%) Broadcom
7 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.83%) Juniper
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
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