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 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 50 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 50 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.25% 4.46% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.82% 7.88% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 35
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,250 £45,000
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
639 520 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 54.34% 56.58% 58.86%
Number of salaries quoted 587 464 476
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +15 32 £42,500 +13.33%
Cardiff -12 9 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Bridgend +8 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Newport -2 3 £42,500 +41.66% 3
C
Wales

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 76 (85.39%) C++
2 41 (46.07%) Software Engineering
3 36 (40.45%) Java
4 34 (38.20%) Windows
5 30 (33.71%) OOP
6 24 (26.97%) HTTP
6 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (26.97%) Mac OS
7 22 (24.72%) UNIX
8 21 (23.60%) Digital Media
9 20 (22.47%) Linux
9 20 (22.47%) IPTV
10 19 (21.35%) Degree
10 19 (21.35%) DTV
11 18 (20.22%) Web Services
12 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
12 17 (19.10%) OOD
12 17 (19.10%) TCP/IP
12 17 (19.10%) Multimedia
12 17 (19.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
13 16 (17.98%) Mobile Marketing
13 16 (17.98%) Marketing
13 16 (17.98%) Advertising
13 16 (17.98%) E-Commerce
14 15 (16.85%) C#
14 15 (16.85%) STL
14 15 (16.85%) Big Data
14 15 (16.85%) Qt
15 14 (15.73%) PaaS

C
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (12.36%) Apache
2 6 (6.74%) Confluence
3 4 (4.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) EViews
1 4 (4.49%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) PaaS
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) HTTP
2 17 (19.10%) TCP/IP
3 13 (14.61%) Internet
4 8 (8.99%) Wireshark
5 7 (7.87%) DVB
6 5 (5.62%) SSL
7 2 (2.25%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.12%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) WAN
8 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) Big Data
2 9 (10.11%) Data Mining
3 8 (8.99%) MySQL
4 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) JIRA
2 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.74%) TestLink
3 6 (6.74%) Fiddler
4 3 (3.37%) Subversion
4 3 (3.37%) GCC
4 3 (3.37%) GDB
4 3 (3.37%) Automake
5 1 (1.12%) JUnit
5 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (19.10%) Multimedia
2 16 (17.98%) Marketing
2 16 (17.98%) Advertising
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Military
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (43.82%) Software Engineer
2 27 (30.34%) Developer
3 20 (22.47%) C++ Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) C Developer
5 12 (13.48%) C Software Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Test Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.37%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) iOS Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Desktop Team Leader
11 2 (2.25%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) Web Services
2 17 (19.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (16.85%) STL
3 15 (16.85%) Qt
4 14 (15.73%) HTML
5 7 (7.87%) POSIX
5 7 (7.87%) Pthreads
6 5 (5.62%) CSS
6 5 (5.62%) HTML5
7 4 (4.49%) WebKit
8 3 (3.37%) XML
8 3 (3.37%) iOS SDK
9 2 (2.25%) GStreamer
9 2 (2.25%) jQuery
9 2 (2.25%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.12%) SOAP
10 1 (1.12%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Digital Media
2 20 (22.47%) IPTV
3 19 (21.35%) DTV
4 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
5 11 (12.36%) Algorithms
6 6 (6.74%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.49%) iPad
7 4 (4.49%) Video on Demand
7 4 (4.49%) iPhone
7 4 (4.49%) Streaming Video
7 4 (4.49%) Cryptography
8 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.25%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.12%) Economics
10 1 (1.12%) Statistics
10 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Mac OS
3 22 (24.72%) UNIX
4 20 (22.47%) Linux
5 8 (8.99%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.74%) Android
6 6 (6.74%) CentOS
7 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Software Engineering
2 30 (33.71%) OOP
3 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.10%) OOD
5 16 (17.98%) Mobile Marketing
5 16 (17.98%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.24%) Manual Testing
6 10 (11.24%) Scrum
7 9 (10.11%) Web Application Development
8 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.99%) OO
9 6 (6.74%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.74%) Coaching
9 6 (6.74%) Bug Management
9 6 (6.74%) Product Management
9 6 (6.74%) BDD
9 6 (6.74%) Test Management
9 6 (6.74%) DRM
9 6 (6.74%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (85.39%) C++
2 36 (40.45%) Java
3 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.85%) C#
5 12 (13.48%) Embedded C
6 9 (10.11%) Python
7 8 (8.99%) Perl
7 8 (8.99%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.74%) SQL
8 6 (6.74%) Korn
8 6 (6.74%) Ruby
9 4 (4.49%) R
9 4 (4.49%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.37%) PHP
10 3 (3.37%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.25%) Erlang
11 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.12%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.12%) CCNP
2 1 (1.12%) CCNA
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Basel II
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Google
2 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.74%) Perforce
3 5 (5.62%) Apple
4 2 (2.25%) Sencha
5 1 (1.12%) Avaya
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco
5 1 (1.12%) Meraki
5 1 (1.12%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.12%) Zend
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