The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 42 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing C 335 297 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.74% 4.84% 6.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 8.47% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 222 211 290
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3370 3508 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.71% 57.21% 58.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 3020 2734
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,570 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

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

C Salary Trend in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

C Salary Histogram in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Gloucestershire +13 133 £40,000 +5.26% 23
Bristol -12 88 £40,000 +14.28% 26
Dorset +10 44 £23,500 -18.96% 12
Wiltshire +4 38 £36,500 -2.66% 8
Somerset -12 14 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Devon -18 4 £48,500 +15.47% 3
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 - 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 401 (57.45%) C++
2 285 (40.83%) Software Engineering
3 252 (36.10%) Linux
4 233 (33.38%) Security Cleared
5 231 (33.09%) Java
6 197 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (27.94%) Degree
8 159 (22.78%) DV Cleared
9 147 (21.06%) C#
10 141 (20.20%) Python
11 137 (19.63%) Windows
12 126 (18.05%) HTML
13 102 (14.61%) JavaScript
14 101 (14.47%) Computer Science
15 100 (14.33%) Microsoft
16 96 (13.75%) Oracle
17 94 (13.47%) SDLC
18 93 (13.32%) SQL
18 93 (13.32%) SC Cleared
19 90 (12.89%) .NET
19 90 (12.89%) Scrum
20 78 (11.17%) Perl
21 77 (11.03%) CSS
21 77 (11.03%) OO
21 77 (11.03%) Electronics
22 74 (10.60%) Military
23 72 (10.32%) Information Security
24 71 (10.17%) VMware
24 71 (10.17%) ITIL
25 70 (10.03%) UNIX

C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 27 (3.87%) Node.js
2 20 (2.87%) WebLogic
2 20 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.01%) MQSeries
3 14 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.86%) IIS
4 13 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.29%) JBoss
7 7 (1.00%) Apache
7 7 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.00%) Confluence
7 7 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (0.72%) CMS
8 5 (0.72%) Documentum
9 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.29%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.14%) Lync
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.43%) MS Project
3 10 (1.43%) MS Office
4 7 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.57%) Simulink
5 4 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.29%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.14%) Maya
8 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.03%) TCP/IP
2 26 (3.72%) Wireless
3 23 (3.30%) HTTP
4 19 (2.72%) Ethernet
5 17 (2.44%) SAN
6 16 (2.29%) Internet
7 12 (1.72%) LDAP
8 11 (1.58%) Firewall
9 9 (1.29%) WAN
10 8 (1.15%) VoIP
10 8 (1.15%) NAS
10 8 (1.15%) DLNA
11 7 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.86%) DWDM
12 6 (0.86%) MPLS
12 6 (0.86%) LAN
12 6 (0.86%) SDH
13 5 (0.72%) FTP
14 4 (0.57%) VPN
14 4 (0.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.02%) MySQL
3 39 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 31 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 30 (4.30%) Big Data
7 27 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.29%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.15%) OLTP
12 7 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.00%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.86%) TKPROF
14 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
15 4 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.73%) Eclipse
3 28 (4.01%) Visual Studio
4 25 (3.58%) Subversion
4 25 (3.58%) JIRA
5 24 (3.44%) Rational DOORS
6 19 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.72%) ClearCase
7 17 (2.44%) GDB
8 15 (2.15%) WinDbg
9 7 (1.00%) FindBugs
9 7 (1.00%) Eclipse RCP
9 7 (1.00%) dotCover
9 7 (1.00%) ReSharper
9 7 (1.00%) Maven
10 6 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.86%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.86%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.57%) Gradle
11 4 (0.57%) ERwin
General
1 77 (11.03%) Electronics
2 74 (10.60%) Military
3 65 (9.31%) Finance
4 34 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 33 (4.73%) Retail
6 29 (4.15%) Automotive
7 18 (2.58%) Aerospace
8 17 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.15%) Banking
10 12 (1.72%) Games
11 10 (1.43%) Legal
12 6 (0.86%) Marketing
13 4 (0.57%) Avionics
13 4 (0.57%) Advertising
14 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Front Office
16 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (33.81%) Software Engineer
2 165 (23.64%) Developer
3 65 (9.31%) Software Developer
4 55 (7.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 40 (5.73%) Graduate
6 38 (5.44%) Analyst
7 36 (5.16%) C++ Developer
8 31 (4.44%) Design Engineer
9 30 (4.30%) Electronics Engineer
9 30 (4.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 27 (3.87%) Junior
11 26 (3.72%) Senior Developer
12 25 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (2.72%) Consultant
14 18 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (2.44%) Test Engineer
16 16 (2.29%) C++ Software Engineer
16 16 (2.29%) Architect
16 16 (2.29%) Team Leader
17 15 (2.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (18.05%) HTML
2 90 (12.89%) .NET
3 77 (11.03%) CSS
4 62 (8.88%) HTML5
5 61 (8.74%) J2EE
6 45 (6.45%) XML
7 42 (6.02%) Middleware
7 42 (6.02%) Web Services
8 41 (5.87%) jQuery
9 35 (5.01%) Spring
10 34 (4.87%) REST
11 29 (4.15%) CSS3
11 29 (4.15%) Hibernate
12 21 (3.01%) WPF
13 20 (2.87%) Apache Camel
13 20 (2.87%) WCF
14 19 (2.72%) Java EE
15 18 (2.58%) Entity Framework
16 15 (2.15%) ASP.NET
17 13 (1.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 53 (7.59%) Mathematics
3 46 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 46 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.73%) Physics
5 32 (4.58%) Visualisation
6 23 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 21 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (2.72%) PKI
9 16 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
10 15 (2.15%) Digital Media
11 14 (2.01%) Data Centre
11 14 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (2.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 14 (2.01%) Replication
12 11 (1.58%) MPEG
13 10 (1.43%) Clustering
14 9 (1.29%) VHDL
14 9 (1.29%) Chemistry
15 8 (1.15%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 252 (36.10%) Linux
2 137 (19.63%) Windows
3 70 (10.03%) UNIX
4 29 (4.15%) Android
5 15 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.86%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.57%) zOS
9 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.43%) Debian
10 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (40.83%) Software Engineering
2 197 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (13.47%) SDLC
4 90 (12.89%) Scrum
5 77 (11.03%) OO
6 72 (10.32%) Information Security
7 71 (10.17%) ITIL
8 65 (9.31%) Configuration Management
8 65 (9.31%) Time Management
9 63 (9.03%) DevOps
10 54 (7.74%) Project Management
11 52 (7.45%) UML
12 44 (6.30%) TDD
13 43 (6.16%) Cyber Security
14 41 (5.87%) Validation
15 38 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (5.30%) Service Management
17 36 (5.16%) OOD
17 36 (5.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 401 (57.45%) C++
2 231 (33.09%) Java
3 147 (21.06%) C#
4 141 (20.20%) Python
5 102 (14.61%) JavaScript
6 93 (13.32%) SQL
7 78 (11.17%) Perl
8 64 (9.17%) Embedded C
9 47 (6.73%) Embedded C++
9 47 (6.73%) Ruby
10 38 (5.44%) Bash Shell
11 28 (4.01%) PHP
12 21 (3.01%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.58%) Assembly Language
14 16 (2.29%) VB
15 15 (2.15%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.29%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.00%) Ada
17 7 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 233 (33.38%) Security Cleared
2 195 (27.94%) Degree
3 159 (22.78%) DV Cleared
4 93 (13.32%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.43%) CCNA
6 7 (1.00%) ISEB
7 6 (0.86%) HND
7 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.57%) EnCE
9 4 (0.57%) GPEN
9 4 (0.57%) MBA
9 4 (0.57%) GIAC
9 4 (0.57%) GCFA
9 4 (0.57%) CEH
9 4 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.43%) CISSP
10 3 (0.43%) APMP
10 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.44%) QA
2 18 (2.58%) SLA
3 6 (0.86%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.57%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.57%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 68 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (7.16%) Firmware
3 36 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.01%) vSphere
5 7 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.00%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (0.57%) Samba
7 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.29%) KVM
7 2 (0.29%) Docker
7 2 (0.29%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (1.15%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.00%) Legato
2 7 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (1.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (1.00%) Oracle Flashback
3 6 (0.86%) Hyperic
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.57%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.14%) Graphite
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 100 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 96 (13.75%) Oracle
3 71 (10.17%) VMware
4 26 (3.72%) IBM
5 22 (3.15%) NetApp
6 17 (2.44%) EMC
6 17 (2.44%) Cisco
7 16 (2.29%) HP
8 12 (1.72%) Twitter
9 10 (1.43%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.15%) Google
10 8 (1.15%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.00%) Hitachi
11 7 (1.00%) Perforce
11 7 (1.00%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (1.00%) Citrix
11 7 (1.00%) Veritas
12 6 (0.86%) Symantec
13 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.57%) Adobe
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
itecopeople
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Verwood, Dorset
Connectus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27500.00 - £29500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum negotiable + relocationn
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum + discretionary relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Verwood, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago