The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 36 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing C 36 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.73% 4.42% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.58% 7.77% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 3
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
231 206 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.18% 56.91% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 161 158 146
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

C
Salary Trend in Watford

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

C Salary Trend in Watford

C
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Watford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 56 (87.50%) Finance
2 43 (67.19%) Linux
3 40 (62.50%) UNIX
4 38 (59.38%) Degree
5 31 (48.44%) Oracle
6 24 (37.50%) XML
7 22 (34.38%) C++
7 22 (34.38%) Shell Script
8 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 20 (31.25%) Windows
8 20 (31.25%) Retail
9 19 (29.69%) Manufacturing
9 19 (29.69%) Mathematics
9 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
9 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
10 18 (28.13%) SQL
11 17 (26.56%) Perl
11 17 (26.56%) AIX
11 17 (26.56%) Informix
12 15 (23.44%) HPUX
12 15 (23.44%) MS Office
12 15 (23.44%) RDBMS
12 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
12 15 (23.44%) Banking
12 15 (23.44%) Relational Database
13 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
14 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
14 12 (18.75%) ITIL
14 12 (18.75%) DHCP
14 12 (18.75%) DNS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.63%) Tuxedo
3 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.38%) Lync
5 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Office
2 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) DNS
1 12 (18.75%) DHCP
2 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.38%) VPN
2 6 (9.38%) MPLS
2 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) VLAN
2 6 (9.38%) ISDN
2 6 (9.38%) LAN
2 6 (9.38%) PBX
2 6 (9.38%) VoIP
2 6 (9.38%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) Informix
2 15 (23.44%) RDBMS
2 15 (23.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) OLTP
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 56 (87.50%) Finance
2 20 (31.25%) Retail
3 19 (29.69%) Manufacturing
4 15 (23.44%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Analyst
1 21 (32.81%) Programmer
2 12 (18.75%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 8 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 8 (12.50%) C Developer
4 7 (10.94%) C Programmer
4 7 (10.94%) Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) IT Administrator
5 6 (9.38%) Help Desk Administrator
5 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (9.38%) Server Support
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.38%) Junior
5 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) XML
2 11 (17.19%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) COM
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) WCF
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Mathematics
2 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.38%) Handset
4 2 (3.13%) EMV
5 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 43 (67.19%) Linux
2 40 (62.50%) UNIX
3 20 (31.25%) Windows
4 17 (26.56%) AIX
5 15 (23.44%) HPUX
6 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Vista
7 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.38%) VMS
8 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
2 12 (18.75%) ITIL
3 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.94%) Time Management
4 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
5 6 (9.38%) Information Security
6 2 (3.13%) Migration
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.13%) OOP
7 1 (1.56%) MVC
7 1 (1.56%) Validation
7 1 (1.56%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) C++
1 22 (34.38%) Shell Script
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) Perl
4 11 (17.19%) Python
5 5 (7.81%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 38 (59.38%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) Terminal Services
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Oracle
2 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.75%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) HP
4 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.38%) Perforce
5 5 (7.81%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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