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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 51 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs citing C 34 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.22% 1.49% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.55% 2.62% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 19
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
519 687 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.19% 56.82% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 456 630 414
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +7 15 £34,000 +6.25% 3
Bridgend +20 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Cardiff -3 6 £35,250 -35.90% 4
Newport +13 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
C
Wales

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 43 (79.63%) C++
2 22 (40.74%) Windows
3 21 (38.89%) Java
4 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
6 16 (29.63%) OOP
7 15 (27.78%) Linux
8 14 (25.93%) HTTP
8 14 (25.93%) Mac OS
9 11 (20.37%) DTV
9 11 (20.37%) Perl
9 11 (20.37%) Multimedia
9 11 (20.37%) IPTV
10 10 (18.52%) C#
10 10 (18.52%) UNIX
10 10 (18.52%) OOD
10 10 (18.52%) Digital Media
11 9 (16.67%) Python
11 9 (16.67%) Scrum
12 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
12 8 (14.81%) Wireshark
12 8 (14.81%) Web Services
12 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.96%) Embedded C
13 7 (12.96%) Regression Testing
13 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
13 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
14 6 (11.11%) Cyber Security
14 6 (11.11%) Product Management
14 6 (11.11%) Qt

C
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (9.26%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) HTTP
2 8 (14.81%) Wireshark
2 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) Riak
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Fiddler
2 5 (9.26%) TestLink
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Automake
4 1 (1.85%) GCC
4 1 (1.85%) GDB
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) Spock
General
1 11 (20.37%) Multimedia
2 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 9 (16.67%) C Developer
5 8 (14.81%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Graduate
9 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Cisco Support
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) Qt
2 6 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (11.11%) STL
3 4 (7.41%) iOS SDK
3 4 (7.41%) HTML
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) Zend Framework
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) POSIX
6 1 (1.85%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) .NET
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5
6 1 (1.85%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) DTV
1 11 (20.37%) IPTV
2 10 (18.52%) Digital Media
3 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.56%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
7 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Physics
7 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 14 (25.93%) Mac OS
4 10 (18.52%) UNIX
5 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.26%) Android
5 5 (9.26%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.63%) OOP
4 10 (18.52%) OOD
5 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) Regression Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 6 (11.11%) Product Management
7 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (11.11%) TDD
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.26%) Test Management
8 5 (9.26%) Bug Management
9 4 (7.41%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.56%) OO
10 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.56%) Change Management
10 3 (5.56%) Content Management
10 3 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) C++
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) Perl
4 10 (18.52%) C#
5 9 (16.67%) Python
6 7 (12.96%) Embedded C
7 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 6 (11.11%) Korn
8 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
8 5 (9.26%) Ruby
8 5 (9.26%) Objective-C
9 4 (7.41%) Erlang
10 3 (5.56%) PHP
10 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.70%) PHP5
11 2 (3.70%) Groovy
12 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.85%) VBA
12 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.56%) CCNP
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Perforce
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) Avaya
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Wind River
4 3 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 3 (5.56%) Coverity
4 3 (5.56%) Meraki
5 2 (3.70%) Zend
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 36,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cwmbran
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Cwmbran
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago