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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 57 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing C 28 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.27% 6.35% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 12.16% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 32
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,350 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
465 477 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.26% 52.25% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 428 434 386
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 26 January 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Southampton

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 44 (72.13%) Software Engineering
2 36 (59.02%) C++
3 29 (47.54%) Linux
4 25 (40.98%) Python
4 25 (40.98%) Computer Science
5 22 (36.07%) Mathematics
6 18 (29.51%) Algorithms
7 17 (27.87%) PhD
7 17 (27.87%) Java
8 11 (18.03%) Project Management
8 11 (18.03%) Android
9 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
9 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) UNIX
9 10 (16.39%) Android Development
10 9 (14.75%) MATLAB
10 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.75%) Degree
11 8 (13.11%) Image Processing
11 8 (13.11%) Ruby
12 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.48%) Embedded C++
12 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
13 6 (9.84%) HTML
13 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
13 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
13 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
14 5 (8.20%) PHP
14 5 (8.20%) CSS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) DVB
2 1 (1.64%) Wireless
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.56%) Electronics
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Software Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Graduate
3 10 (16.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Research Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Support
5 4 (6.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) DSP Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.92%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) HTML
2 5 (8.20%) CSS
2 5 (8.20%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) RESTful
4 2 (3.28%) Spring Integration
4 2 (3.28%) JSP
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) J2EE
4 2 (3.28%) LAMP
4 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) CSS3
5 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Computer Science
2 22 (36.07%) Mathematics
3 18 (29.51%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.28%) MPEG
6 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.64%) VHDL
7 1 (1.64%) Verilog
7 1 (1.64%) Robotics
7 1 (1.64%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Android
3 10 (16.39%) UNIX
4 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.56%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.28%) Windows
7 1 (1.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.03%) Project Management
3 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
3 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
3 10 (16.39%) Android Development
4 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.11%) Image Processing
6 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Web Development
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.92%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.92%) Coaching
9 3 (4.92%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.92%) TDD
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) OOP
9 3 (4.92%) OO
9 3 (4.92%) SOA
10 2 (3.28%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C++
2 25 (40.98%) Python
3 17 (27.87%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) MATLAB
5 8 (13.11%) Ruby
6 7 (11.48%) Embedded C++
6 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.20%) PHP
7 5 (8.20%) Objective-C
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.92%) Perl
9 2 (3.28%) SQL
9 2 (3.28%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.64%) C#
10 1 (1.64%) Ada
10 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) PhD
2 9 (14.75%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) MCDST
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) HNC
4 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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