The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 36 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing C 67 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.48% 2.84% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.00% 6.14% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 34
Average salary £43,750 £29,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.86% -31.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
609 440 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.80% 46.22% 58.69%
Number of salaries quoted 529 382 510
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

C
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

C Salary Trend in South Wales

C
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

C Salary Histogram in South Wales

C
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen +11 43 £47,500 +23.37% 2
Cardiff -3 14 £35,500 +22.41%
Bridgend +4 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Newport -16 2 £38,750 +29.16%
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
C
Wales

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 91 (82.73%) C++
2 53 (48.18%) Software Engineering
3 46 (41.82%) Java
3 46 (41.82%) Windows
4 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (35.45%) JavaScript
5 39 (35.45%) Degree
6 34 (30.91%) HTTP
7 30 (27.27%) HTML
7 30 (27.27%) OO
8 29 (26.36%) Internet
8 29 (26.36%) Computer Science
9 27 (24.55%) Mac OS
10 26 (23.64%) OOP
10 26 (23.64%) Web Application Development
11 25 (22.73%) DVB
12 24 (21.82%) Linux
12 24 (21.82%) DRM
13 22 (20.00%) JIRA
14 20 (18.18%) Perforce
14 20 (18.18%) Objective-C
14 20 (18.18%) Apple iOS
15 18 (16.36%) Android
15 18 (16.36%) Big Data
16 17 (15.45%) UNIX
16 17 (15.45%) OOD
16 17 (15.45%) IPTV
17 16 (14.55%) Web Services
17 16 (14.55%) E-Commerce
17 16 (14.55%) Mac OS X

C
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (3.64%) SAS
3 2 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) SPSS
1 4 (3.64%) EViews
2 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) PaaS
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.91%) HTTP
2 29 (26.36%) Internet
3 25 (22.73%) DVB
4 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.64%) SSL
5 4 (3.64%) RFID
6 2 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.82%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.82%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) Big Data
2 11 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 8 (7.27%) MySQL
4 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.82%) VoltDB
5 2 (1.82%) HPCC
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) OLAP
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (3.64%) Subversion
3 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) TestLink
4 2 (1.82%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.82%) GCC
4 2 (1.82%) GDB
4 2 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.82%) Automake
5 1 (0.91%) JUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (14.55%) Advertising
1 16 (14.55%) Marketing
2 15 (13.64%) Multimedia
3 6 (5.45%) Finance
4 4 (3.64%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.82%) Automotive
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Military
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 31 (28.18%) Developer
3 19 (17.27%) C++ Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Team Leader
5 14 (12.73%) Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Architect
9 8 (7.27%) C Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Desktop Team Leader
10 7 (6.36%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) C++/C# Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Software Architect
12 5 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
13 4 (3.64%) Software Development Manager
13 4 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 4 (3.64%) Development Manager
13 4 (3.64%) Software Manager
13 4 (3.64%) Multimedia Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.27%) HTML
2 16 (14.55%) Web Services
3 13 (11.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (10.00%) Qt
4 11 (10.00%) STL
5 10 (9.09%) CSS
6 8 (7.27%) OpenGL
6 8 (7.27%) GStreamer
6 8 (7.27%) WebKit
7 6 (5.45%) Pthreads
7 6 (5.45%) POSIX
8 5 (4.55%) .NET
9 4 (3.64%) HTML5
9 4 (3.64%) Ajax
9 4 (3.64%) PCRE
10 3 (2.73%) iOS SDK
11 2 (1.82%) POCO
11 2 (1.82%) Zend Framework
11 2 (1.82%) jQuery
11 2 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) Computer Science
2 17 (15.45%) IPTV
3 16 (14.55%) Cryptography
3 16 (14.55%) iPhone
3 16 (14.55%) iPad
4 15 (13.64%) DTV
5 14 (12.73%) Digital Media
6 12 (10.91%) Streaming Video
6 12 (10.91%) Over-the-Top Content
6 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (9.09%) Algorithms
8 8 (7.27%) Mobile App
8 8 (7.27%) Video on Demand
9 4 (3.64%) Web 2.0
10 2 (1.82%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.82%) Physics
10 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.91%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.82%) Windows
2 27 (24.55%) Mac OS
3 24 (21.82%) Linux
4 20 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 18 (16.36%) Android
6 17 (15.45%) UNIX
7 16 (14.55%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.82%) CentOS
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Software Engineering
2 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (27.27%) OO
4 26 (23.64%) OOP
4 26 (23.64%) Web Application Development
5 24 (21.82%) DRM
6 17 (15.45%) OOD
7 16 (14.55%) E-Commerce
7 16 (14.55%) Mobile Marketing
8 12 (10.91%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.91%) Coaching
8 12 (10.91%) iOS Development
9 11 (10.00%) UML
10 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.09%) Android Development
11 9 (8.18%) Manual Testing
11 9 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (7.27%) ETL
12 8 (7.27%) Scrum
13 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (82.73%) C++
2 46 (41.82%) Java
3 39 (35.45%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 15 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 15 (13.64%) C#
6 10 (9.09%) SQL
6 10 (9.09%) Python
7 9 (8.18%) Perl
8 7 (6.36%) Embedded C++
9 6 (5.45%) Ruby
10 5 (4.55%) PHP
11 4 (3.64%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.64%) R
12 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.82%) Korn
13 2 (1.82%) Erlang
13 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.91%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 39 (35.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Firmware
2 2 (1.82%) Snort
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Perforce
2 13 (11.82%) Apple
3 9 (8.18%) Google
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.73%) Zend
6 2 (1.82%) Sencha
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.82%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.91%) Remedy
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle
7 1 (0.91%) SunGard
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