The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 48 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing C 24 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.12% 4.40% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.13% 8.38% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £26,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
237 167 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.72% 52.52% 67.61%
Number of salaries quoted 167 124 152
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Watford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 50 (83.33%) Finance
2 48 (80.00%) Linux
3 41 (68.33%) UNIX
4 35 (58.33%) Oracle
5 30 (50.00%) XML
5 30 (50.00%) Degree
6 26 (43.33%) Shell Script
7 25 (41.67%) C++
8 23 (38.33%) Perl
8 23 (38.33%) Informix
9 21 (35.00%) AIX
10 19 (31.67%) HPUX
10 19 (31.67%) RDBMS
10 19 (31.67%) Banking
10 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
10 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
11 18 (30.00%) HTML
12 17 (28.33%) Python
13 16 (26.67%) SQL
14 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
15 12 (20.00%) Retail
16 10 (16.67%) HP
17 7 (11.67%) Tuxedo
17 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
17 7 (11.67%) Embedded C
17 7 (11.67%) Embedded C++
17 7 (11.67%) Windows
18 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
18 6 (10.00%) Middleware
18 6 (10.00%) Smartcard

C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (11.67%) Tuxedo
2 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Lync
4 2 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) NFC
2 3 (5.00%) ISDN
2 3 (5.00%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) PBX
2 3 (5.00%) VoIP
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 3 (5.00%) DHCP
2 3 (5.00%) VPN
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) MPLS
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) Informix
2 19 (31.67%) RDBMS
2 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) OLTP
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.67%) PhoneGap
General
1 50 (83.33%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Banking
3 12 (20.00%) Retail
4 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Programmer
2 15 (25.00%) Analyst
3 14 (23.33%) Developer
4 13 (21.67%) C Programmer
5 11 (18.33%) C Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) C++ Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.00%) Administrator
10 3 (5.00%) IT Administrator
10 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
10 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Server Support
10 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) XML
2 18 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (3.33%) .NET
4 2 (3.33%) J2EE
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.33%) COM
4 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.67%) HTML5
5 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.67%) REST
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (10.00%) Smartcard
2 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.00%) EPoS
3 3 (5.00%) EFTPOS
4 2 (3.33%) EMV
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Linux
2 41 (68.33%) UNIX
3 21 (35.00%) AIX
4 19 (31.67%) HPUX
5 7 (11.67%) Windows
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (10.00%) Validation
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL
3 3 (5.00%) Time Management
3 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.33%) OOP
4 2 (3.33%) MVC
4 2 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (1.67%) Scrum
5 1 (1.67%) TDD
5 1 (1.67%) OO
5 1 (1.67%) Android Development
5 1 (1.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.67%) Web Development
5 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Shell Script
2 25 (41.67%) C++
3 23 (38.33%) Perl
4 17 (28.33%) Python
5 16 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (11.67%) Embedded C
6 7 (11.67%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.33%) Java
8 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) HP
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) Perforce
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.33%) JBoss
7 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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