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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 68 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs citing C 12 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.75% 4.28% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 8.78% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 45
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
353 410 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.61% 48.69% 51.94%
Number of salaries quoted 313 389 426
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Southampton

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (84.85%) C++
1 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Python
3 14 (42.42%) UNIX
4 12 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 10 (30.30%) Algorithms
5 10 (30.30%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) PhD
6 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
7 8 (24.24%) Project Management
7 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
9 5 (15.15%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) OOD
9 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
9 5 (15.15%) Physics
9 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
10 4 (12.12%) Line Management
10 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.12%) OO
10 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.12%) C#
11 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
11 3 (9.09%) CSS
11 3 (9.09%) PHP
11 3 (9.09%) Microsoft

C
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) GCC
2 1 (3.03%) GDB
General
1 1 (3.03%) Electronics
1 1 (3.03%) Automotive
1 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Graduate
3 8 (24.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Research Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) LINQ
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 10 (30.30%) Algorithms
3 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.15%) Physics
5 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Debian
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.15%) OOD
4 4 (12.12%) OO
4 4 (12.12%) Line Management
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Image Processing
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Android Development
6 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.03%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C++
2 18 (54.55%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 8 (24.24%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby
7 3 (9.09%) PHP
8 2 (6.06%) SQL
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) PhD
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) iptables
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
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