The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 16 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 10.29% 2.22% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.73% 2.86% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Staffordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 80.88% 77.78% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 34 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

C
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

C Salary Trend in Stafford

C
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Stafford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) VxWorks
2 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 6 (60.00%) Validation
2 6 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (40.00%) Simulink
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) IEC 61508
3 4 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) HND
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) QNX
4 2 (20.00%) MKS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 4 (40.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (20.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) VxWorks
2 2 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Validation
1 6 (60.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) QNX
1 2 (20.00%) MKS