The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 24 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing C 6 35 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 6.38% 28.23% 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 38.04% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 3
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 92 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 51.06% 74.19% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 68 50
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

C
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

C Salary Trend in Torfaen

C
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Cwmbran -18 6 £47,000 +10.58%
C
South Wales

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (62.50%) Advertising
3 5 (62.50%) Data Mining
3 5 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (62.50%) PaaS
3 5 (62.50%) Big Data
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile Marketing
3 5 (62.50%) Marketing
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
6 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) OOD
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
1 5 (62.50%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (62.50%) Advertising
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) C Developer
1 7 (87.50%) C/C++ Developer
1 7 (87.50%) C++ Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript