The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 40 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing C 72 54 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.31% 5.18% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.80% 8.79% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 52
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
735 614 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 54.24% 58.93% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 644 549 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

C
Salary Trend in Wales

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

C Salary Trend in Wales

C
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Wales

C
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
South Wales +1 54 £39,000 +11.42% 15
North Wales -3 7 £35,250 -14.02%
Mid Wales 0 5 - -
West Wales +6 1 £25,000 -42.85%
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

1 109 (79.56%) C++
2 72 (52.55%) Software Engineering
3 47 (34.31%) Windows
4 46 (33.58%) Computer Science
5 41 (29.93%) Java
6 40 (29.20%) Degree
7 33 (24.09%) Linux
8 31 (22.63%) OOP
9 29 (21.17%) Mac OS
10 27 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (19.71%) JavaScript
10 27 (19.71%) HTTP
10 27 (19.71%) Embedded C
11 24 (17.52%) C#
12 23 (16.79%) HTML
12 23 (16.79%) UNIX
13 22 (16.06%) Electronics
13 22 (16.06%) UML
14 21 (15.33%) Qt
14 21 (15.33%) Digital Media
14 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
15 19 (13.87%) DTV
15 19 (13.87%) OO
15 19 (13.87%) Web Services
15 19 (13.87%) IPTV
16 18 (13.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 18 (13.14%) Internet
17 17 (12.41%) Python
17 17 (12.41%) OOD
17 17 (12.41%) Multimedia

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 11 (8.03%) Apache
2 6 (4.38%) Confluence
3 4 (2.92%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SPSS
1 4 (2.92%) EViews
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) PaaS
2 3 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.71%) HTTP
2 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
3 18 (13.14%) Internet
4 10 (7.30%) DVB
5 8 (5.84%) Ethernet
6 7 (5.11%) Wireshark
7 5 (3.65%) RFID
7 5 (3.65%) SSL
8 3 (2.19%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.73%) WAN
10 1 (0.73%) GSM
10 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) Big Data
2 9 (6.57%) Data Mining
3 8 (5.84%) MySQL
4 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (12.41%) JIRA
2 7 (5.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.38%) Fiddler
3 6 (4.38%) TestLink
4 5 (3.65%) WiX
4 5 (3.65%) MSI
5 4 (2.92%) GCC
6 3 (2.19%) Automake
6 3 (2.19%) GDB
6 3 (2.19%) Subversion
7 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.73%) JUnit
8 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (16.06%) Electronics
2 17 (12.41%) Multimedia
3 16 (11.68%) Marketing
3 16 (11.68%) Advertising
4 10 (7.30%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.65%) Finance
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 2 (1.46%) Military
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (45.26%) Software Engineer
2 30 (21.90%) Developer
3 23 (16.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (16.06%) C++ Developer
5 15 (10.95%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) C Developer
6 13 (9.49%) C Software Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Analyst
6 13 (9.49%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.76%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Architect
10 7 (5.11%) Firmware Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Development Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.38%) Software Test Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.79%) HTML
2 21 (15.33%) Qt
3 19 (13.87%) Web Services
4 18 (13.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 16 (11.68%) STL
6 10 (7.30%) CSS
7 8 (5.84%) XML
8 7 (5.11%) Ajax
8 7 (5.11%) Pthreads
8 7 (5.11%) POSIX
9 6 (4.38%) .NET
9 6 (4.38%) WebKit
10 5 (3.65%) HTML5
11 4 (2.92%) jQuery
12 3 (2.19%) GStreamer
12 3 (2.19%) iOS SDK
12 3 (2.19%) OpenGL
13 2 (1.46%) LAMP
13 2 (1.46%) RESTful
14 1 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.58%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.33%) Digital Media
3 19 (13.87%) DTV
3 19 (13.87%) IPTV
4 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.76%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.57%) Over-the-Top Content
6 7 (5.11%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.38%) Streaming Video
7 6 (4.38%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.38%) iPad
7 6 (4.38%) Video on Demand
7 6 (4.38%) iPhone
8 5 (3.65%) Web 2.0
9 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.19%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.46%) User Experience
10 2 (1.46%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.31%) Windows
2 33 (24.09%) Linux
3 29 (21.17%) Mac OS
4 23 (16.79%) UNIX
5 10 (7.30%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.84%) Android
7 6 (4.38%) Mac OS X
7 6 (4.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.55%) Software Engineering
2 31 (22.63%) OOP
3 27 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.06%) UML
5 19 (13.87%) OO
6 17 (12.41%) OOD
7 16 (11.68%) Mobile Marketing
7 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.76%) Web Application Development
9 10 (7.30%) Scrum
9 10 (7.30%) Manual Testing
9 10 (7.30%) System Testing
10 9 (6.57%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.57%) Coaching
10 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.57%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.57%) Integration Testing
10 9 (6.57%) DRM
11 7 (5.11%) iOS Development
12 6 (4.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 109 (79.56%) C++
2 41 (29.93%) Java
3 27 (19.71%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.71%) Embedded C
4 24 (17.52%) C#
5 17 (12.41%) Python
6 13 (9.49%) Perl
7 12 (8.76%) Embedded C++
8 11 (8.03%) Ruby
9 10 (7.30%) Objective-C
10 8 (5.84%) SQL
11 6 (4.38%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.38%) Korn
12 5 (3.65%) PHP
13 4 (2.92%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.92%) R
14 3 (2.19%) Erlang
15 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.73%) Haskell
16 1 (0.73%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 40 (29.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) CCNP
3 1 (0.73%) CCNA
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.73%) HNC
3 1 (0.73%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) IEC 61508
2 6 (4.38%) QA
3 5 (3.65%) GAMP
4 1 (0.73%) Basel II
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Firmware
2 3 (2.19%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) Google
2 9 (6.57%) Perforce
3 7 (5.11%) Apple
4 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.46%) Sencha
5 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.73%) Zend
6 1 (0.73%) Meraki
6 1 (0.73%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.73%) SunGard
6 1 (0.73%) EMC
6 1 (0.73%) Avaya
6 1 (0.73%) Remedy
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago