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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 39 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing C 58 56 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.67% 4.10% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.96% 6.47% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 35
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,200 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £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
647 866 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 52.09% 63.35% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 558 789 580
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,523 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +11 44 £35,000 +3.70% 12
North Wales -1 7 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Mid Wales - 6 - - 1
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 85 (72.65%) C++
2 52 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 36 (30.77%) Degree
4 34 (29.06%) Computer Science
5 33 (28.21%) Java
6 28 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (22.22%) UML
8 25 (21.37%) Windows
9 24 (20.51%) HTTP
10 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
10 22 (18.80%) Linux
11 21 (17.95%) OOP
11 21 (17.95%) Embedded C
12 20 (17.09%) UNIX
13 18 (15.38%) Aerospace
13 18 (15.38%) IEC 61508
14 17 (14.53%) Mac OS
14 17 (14.53%) Electronics
15 16 (13.68%) Digital Media
16 15 (12.82%) System Testing
16 15 (12.82%) Multimedia
16 15 (12.82%) JavaScript
17 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
17 14 (11.97%) Integration Testing
18 13 (11.11%) IPTV
18 13 (11.11%) HTML
18 13 (11.11%) C#
18 13 (11.11%) Python
18 13 (11.11%) DTV
19 12 (10.26%) OOD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 7 (5.98%) Confluence
2 5 (4.27%) Apache
3 3 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SPSS
1 3 (2.56%) EViews
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) PaaS
2 6 (5.13%) SaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) HTTP
2 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.40%) Ethernet
4 10 (8.55%) Wireshark
5 9 (7.69%) Internet
6 5 (4.27%) SSL
7 3 (2.56%) SAN
7 3 (2.56%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.71%) WAN
9 1 (0.85%) GSM
9 1 (0.85%) LAN
9 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) MySQL
1 9 (7.69%) Big Data
2 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) JIRA
1 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.98%) TestLink
2 7 (5.98%) Fiddler
3 4 (3.42%) GCC
4 3 (2.56%) GDB
4 3 (2.56%) Automake
4 3 (2.56%) Subversion
5 2 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 17 (14.53%) Electronics
3 15 (12.82%) Multimedia
4 10 (8.55%) Marketing
4 10 (8.55%) Advertising
5 7 (5.98%) Finance
5 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 23 (19.66%) Senior Software Engineer
4 22 (18.80%) Developer
5 21 (17.95%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (11.97%) C Developer
6 14 (11.97%) C++ Developer
7 12 (10.26%) Test Engineer
8 11 (9.40%) Software Developer
8 11 (9.40%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
10 9 (7.69%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 8 (6.84%) Analyst
12 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
13 6 (5.13%) Test Analyst
13 6 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
14 5 (4.27%) C++ Software Engineer
15 4 (3.42%) Software Manager
15 4 (3.42%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) HTML
2 12 (10.26%) Web Services
3 10 (8.55%) STL
3 10 (8.55%) Qt
3 10 (8.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (5.13%) CSS
4 6 (5.13%) iOS SDK
5 5 (4.27%) Pthreads
5 5 (4.27%) POSIX
5 5 (4.27%) HTML5
6 4 (3.42%) jQuery
7 3 (2.56%) XML
8 2 (1.71%) RESTful
8 2 (1.71%) LAMP
8 2 (1.71%) Ajax
8 2 (1.71%) JSON
9 1 (0.85%) Zend Framework
9 1 (0.85%) SOAP
9 1 (0.85%) .NET
9 1 (0.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.06%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.68%) Digital Media
3 13 (11.11%) IPTV
3 13 (11.11%) DTV
4 10 (8.55%) Algorithms
5 9 (7.69%) Device Driver
6 5 (4.27%) Grid Computing
7 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.71%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.71%) User Experience
10 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.37%) Windows
2 22 (18.80%) Linux
3 20 (17.09%) UNIX
4 17 (14.53%) Mac OS
5 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.98%) CentOS
7 6 (5.13%) Android
8 1 (0.85%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 28 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.22%) UML
4 21 (17.95%) OOP
5 15 (12.82%) System Testing
6 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
6 14 (11.97%) Integration Testing
7 12 (10.26%) OOD
8 11 (9.40%) Scrum
9 10 (8.55%) Mobile Marketing
9 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.84%) Regression Testing
11 7 (5.98%) TDD
11 7 (5.98%) Test Management
11 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.98%) Bug Management
11 7 (5.98%) BDD
11 7 (5.98%) Product Management
12 6 (5.13%) Manual Testing
13 5 (4.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 85 (72.65%) C++
2 33 (28.21%) Java
3 21 (17.95%) Embedded C
4 15 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.11%) C#
5 13 (11.11%) Python
6 10 (8.55%) Perl
7 9 (7.69%) SQL
8 8 (6.84%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.98%) Ruby
9 7 (5.98%) Korn
9 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.13%) Erlang
10 6 (5.13%) PHP
11 5 (4.27%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.56%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.56%) R
13 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.85%) Groovy
14 1 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 36 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) CCNP
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) CCNA
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.38%) IEC 61508
2 5 (4.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Firmware
2 3 (2.56%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.13%) Google
3 5 (4.27%) Perforce
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco
4 2 (1.71%) Zend
4 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.71%) Riverbed
4 2 (1.71%) Sencha
4 2 (1.71%) Meraki
4 2 (1.71%) Avaya
5 1 (0.85%) EMC
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