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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 37 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Permanent jobs citing C 74 34 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.49% 3.07% 5.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 6.31% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 42
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
681 539 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.52% 48.73% 59.95%
Number of salaries quoted 579 479 602
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +26 65 £42,500 +46.55% 7
Mid Wales -1 3 - -
North Wales -9 3 £40,000 +6.66% 4
West Wales - 1 £25,000 -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 106 (80.30%) C++
2 67 (50.76%) Software Engineering
3 54 (40.91%) Windows
4 44 (33.33%) Java
4 44 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 41 (31.06%) Degree
5 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
6 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (25.76%) Linux
8 33 (25.00%) HTML
9 32 (24.24%) OO
9 32 (24.24%) Mac OS
10 31 (23.48%) HTTP
11 26 (19.70%) Internet
11 26 (19.70%) OOP
12 25 (18.94%) Embedded C
13 23 (17.42%) Web Application Development
14 22 (16.67%) C#
14 22 (16.67%) DVB
15 21 (15.91%) DRM
16 20 (15.15%) JIRA
17 19 (14.39%) Electronics
18 18 (13.64%) Perforce
18 18 (13.64%) Objective-C
18 18 (13.64%) UML
18 18 (13.64%) Big Data
18 18 (13.64%) Apple iOS
19 17 (12.88%) IPTV
19 17 (12.88%) UNIX
19 17 (12.88%) OOD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (7.58%) Apache
2 4 (3.03%) SAS
3 2 (1.52%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) SPSS
1 4 (3.03%) EViews
2 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) PaaS
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.48%) HTTP
2 26 (19.70%) Internet
3 22 (16.67%) DVB
4 13 (9.85%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.82%) RFID
6 4 (3.03%) SSL
7 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.52%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.52%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.64%) Big Data
2 11 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 8 (6.06%) MySQL
4 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.52%) VoltDB
5 2 (1.52%) HPCC
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (15.15%) JIRA
2 5 (3.79%) MSI
2 5 (3.79%) WiX
3 4 (3.03%) Subversion
4 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.52%) TestLink
5 2 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.52%) Automake
5 2 (1.52%) GCC
5 2 (1.52%) GDB
5 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.52%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.76%) JUnit
6 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (14.39%) Electronics
2 16 (12.12%) Advertising
2 16 (12.12%) Marketing
3 15 (11.36%) Multimedia
4 6 (4.55%) Finance
4 6 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.27%) Automotive
5 3 (2.27%) Military
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (34.85%) Software Engineer
2 31 (23.48%) Developer
3 19 (14.39%) C++ Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (10.61%) Team Leader
4 14 (10.61%) Analyst
5 13 (9.85%) Architect
6 11 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Development Manager
8 9 (6.82%) Software Development Manager
8 9 (6.82%) Software Architect
8 9 (6.82%) Software Manager
9 8 (6.06%) C Developer
10 7 (5.30%) C Software Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Desktop Team Leader
10 7 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.00%) HTML
2 16 (12.12%) Web Services
2 16 (12.12%) Qt
3 15 (11.36%) CSS
4 13 (9.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (8.33%) STL
6 10 (7.58%) .NET
7 9 (6.82%) Ajax
8 8 (6.06%) WebKit
9 7 (5.30%) GStreamer
9 7 (5.30%) XML
9 7 (5.30%) OpenGL
10 6 (4.55%) POSIX
10 6 (4.55%) Pthreads
11 4 (3.03%) HTML5
12 3 (2.27%) iOS SDK
13 2 (1.52%) POCO
13 2 (1.52%) Zend Framework
13 2 (1.52%) jQuery
14 1 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.88%) IPTV
2 17 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.36%) DTV
4 14 (10.61%) iPhone
4 14 (10.61%) Cryptography
4 14 (10.61%) iPad
4 14 (10.61%) Digital Media
5 12 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
6 11 (8.33%) Streaming Video
7 10 (7.58%) Algorithms
8 9 (6.82%) Web 2.0
9 8 (6.06%) Video on Demand
10 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.52%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.52%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.52%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.52%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.91%) Windows
2 34 (25.76%) Linux
3 32 (24.24%) Mac OS
4 18 (13.64%) Apple iOS
5 17 (12.88%) UNIX
6 16 (12.12%) Android
7 14 (10.61%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.52%) CentOS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.76%) Software Engineering
2 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (24.24%) OO
4 26 (19.70%) OOP
5 23 (17.42%) Web Application Development
6 21 (15.91%) DRM
7 18 (13.64%) UML
8 17 (12.88%) OOD
9 16 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 16 (12.12%) Mobile Marketing
10 12 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.09%) Coaching
11 11 (8.33%) iOS Development
12 10 (7.58%) Automation Testing
13 9 (6.82%) Android Development
13 9 (6.82%) People Management
13 9 (6.82%) Build Automation
13 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.82%) Manual Testing
14 8 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 106 (80.30%) C++
2 44 (33.33%) Java
3 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 25 (18.94%) Embedded C
5 22 (16.67%) C#
6 18 (13.64%) Objective-C
7 15 (11.36%) Embedded C++
7 15 (11.36%) Python
8 14 (10.61%) Perl
9 11 (8.33%) Ruby
10 10 (7.58%) SQL
11 5 (3.79%) PHP
12 4 (3.03%) MATLAB
12 4 (3.03%) R
13 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.52%) Korn
14 2 (1.52%) Erlang
14 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.76%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (31.06%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) HNC
4 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 5 (3.79%) GAMP
3 3 (2.27%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.76%) DO-254
4 1 (0.76%) DO-160
4 1 (0.76%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (1.52%) Snort
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (13.64%) Perforce
2 12 (9.09%) Apple
3 9 (6.82%) Google
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.27%) Zend
6 2 (1.52%) Sencha
6 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.52%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.76%) Remedy
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle
7 1 (0.76%) SunGard
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
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