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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 31 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing C 29 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.16% 6.18% 4.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.43% 11.00% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 19
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
201 291 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.77% 56.18% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 172 201 165
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 12 February 2016.

C Salary Histogram in Watford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 55 (74.32%) Linux
2 37 (50.00%) Finance
3 34 (45.95%) C++
4 33 (44.59%) Software Engineering
5 28 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (35.14%) Unix
6 26 (35.14%) Degree
7 24 (32.43%) Computer Science
7 24 (32.43%) SQL
7 24 (32.43%) Java
8 21 (28.38%) Embedded C++
9 19 (25.68%) Shell Script
10 17 (22.97%) C#
11 16 (21.62%) Web Services
11 16 (21.62%) Python
11 16 (21.62%) Embedded Linux
12 15 (20.27%) AIX
12 15 (20.27%) Oracle
13 14 (18.92%) Embedded Software Development
14 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
14 13 (17.57%) OO
15 12 (16.22%) Informix
15 12 (16.22%) Windows
15 12 (16.22%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
15 12 (16.22%) Perl
15 12 (16.22%) XML
15 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
15 12 (16.22%) .NET
15 12 (16.22%) J2EE

C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (5.41%) JBoss
1 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) GSM
1 3 (4.05%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (4.05%) VoIP
1 3 (4.05%) Wireless
1 3 (4.05%) xDSL
2 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) Crystal Reports
1 12 (16.22%) Informix
2 11 (14.86%) RDBMS
2 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 10 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 37 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Electronics
4 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Software Engineer
2 22 (29.73%) Developer
3 18 (24.32%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Programmer
4 16 (21.62%) C Programmer
5 13 (17.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 13 (17.57%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (16.22%) Java Developer
7 11 (14.86%) J2EE Developer
7 11 (14.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (13.51%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (13.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (10.81%) C Developer
10 7 (9.46%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (5.41%) Android Engineer
12 4 (5.41%) Android Software Engineer
12 4 (5.41%) Applications Support
12 4 (5.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Web Services
2 12 (16.22%) .NET
2 12 (16.22%) Hibernate
2 12 (16.22%) J2EE
2 12 (16.22%) JSP
2 12 (16.22%) Spring
2 12 (16.22%) XML
3 8 (10.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (32.43%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.86%) Fintech
4 8 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.76%) Physics
6 1 (1.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 55 (74.32%) Linux
2 26 (35.14%) Unix
3 16 (21.62%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (20.27%) AIX
5 12 (16.22%) Windows
6 11 (14.86%) HPUX
7 8 (10.81%) Android
7 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Software Engineering
2 14 (18.92%) Embedded Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) OO
3 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
4 8 (10.81%) Android Development
4 8 (10.81%) iOS Development
4 8 (10.81%) Project Management
4 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
5 6 (8.11%) Line Management
6 5 (6.76%) SDLC
7 4 (5.41%) ITIL
8 3 (4.05%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Network Planning
9 2 (2.70%) Change Control
9 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) C++
2 24 (32.43%) Java
2 24 (32.43%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) Embedded C++
4 19 (25.68%) Shell Script
5 17 (22.97%) C#
6 16 (21.62%) Python
7 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.22%) Perl
7 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
8 9 (12.16%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) Apple
3 7 (9.46%) Intel
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) HP
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.35%) Sybase
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