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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 62 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Permanent jobs citing C 21 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.73% 6.72% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 13.06% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 47
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
393 444 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.17% 51.45% 57.34%
Number of salaries quoted 343 404 476
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

C
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

C Salary Trend in Southampton

C
Salary Histogram in Southampton

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

C Salary Histogram in Southampton

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 42 (89.36%) Software Engineering
2 36 (76.60%) C++
3 29 (61.70%) Linux
4 27 (57.45%) Python
5 21 (44.68%) Mathematics
6 20 (42.55%) Computer Science
7 19 (40.43%) Algorithms
7 19 (40.43%) PhD
8 18 (38.30%) UNIX
9 14 (29.79%) Project Management
9 14 (29.79%) Data Analysis
9 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
10 13 (27.66%) Java
11 10 (21.28%) Perl
12 8 (17.02%) Windows
13 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
13 7 (14.89%) Ruby
14 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
14 6 (12.77%) HTML
14 6 (12.77%) Android
14 6 (12.77%) Degree
14 6 (12.77%) Android Development
15 5 (10.64%) Line Management
15 5 (10.64%) Image Processing
15 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
15 5 (10.64%) C#
15 5 (10.64%) MATLAB
16 4 (8.51%) Scrum
16 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (8.51%) Firmware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) GDB
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
General
1 1 (2.13%) Electronics
1 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Software Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) Graduate
3 14 (29.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Research Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) LINQ
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Mathematics
2 20 (42.55%) Computer Science
3 19 (40.43%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.38%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) UNIX
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
4 6 (12.77%) Android
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.79%) Project Management
2 14 (29.79%) Data Analysis
2 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
3 6 (12.77%) Android Development
4 5 (10.64%) Line Management
4 5 (10.64%) Image Processing
5 4 (8.51%) OOD
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) SDLC
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.26%) Product Management
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) C++
2 27 (57.45%) Python
3 13 (27.66%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) Perl
5 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
5 7 (14.89%) Ruby
6 5 (10.64%) C#
6 5 (10.64%) MATLAB
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.51%) PHP
8 3 (6.38%) SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) PhD
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft