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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 23 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing C 67 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.63% 6.64% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.34% 15.22% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 59 16 16
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
287 230 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 49.83% 43.64% 56.91%
Number of salaries quoted 232 161 158
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Watford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 66 (71.74%) Linux
2 45 (48.91%) C++
3 41 (44.57%) Computer Science
4 40 (43.48%) Finance
4 40 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (42.39%) Software Engineering
6 37 (40.22%) UNIX
7 33 (35.87%) Degree
8 29 (31.52%) Shell Script
9 25 (27.17%) Mathematics
10 24 (26.09%) Windows
10 24 (26.09%) Python
11 21 (22.83%) AIX
11 21 (22.83%) HPUX
11 21 (22.83%) Oracle
11 21 (22.83%) RDBMS
11 21 (22.83%) Relational Database
12 20 (21.74%) C#
13 18 (19.57%) SQL
14 17 (18.48%) Java
15 16 (17.39%) MS Exchange
15 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (17.39%) Banking
15 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (16.30%) LabVIEW
16 15 (16.30%) HTML
17 14 (15.22%) Perl
17 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
17 14 (15.22%) MS Office
17 14 (15.22%) XML

C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Office
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (14.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) DHCP
1 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
1 13 (14.13%) VPN
1 13 (14.13%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) RDBMS
1 21 (22.83%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.22%) Informix
3 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.17%) CorVu
6 1 (1.09%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) LabVIEW
General
1 40 (43.48%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Software Engineer
2 29 (31.52%) Developer
3 27 (29.35%) C++ Software Engineer
4 25 (27.17%) Programmer
5 20 (21.74%) Analyst
6 19 (20.65%) C Programmer
7 14 (15.22%) C Software Engineer
7 14 (15.22%) Support Analyst
8 10 (10.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 10 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) C Developer
9 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
10 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (7.61%) C++ Developer
10 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
11 6 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) HTML
2 14 (15.22%) XML
3 7 (7.61%) .NET
4 6 (6.52%) J2EE
4 6 (6.52%) JSP
4 6 (6.52%) Web Services
4 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.52%) Spring
5 2 (2.17%) ODBC
5 2 (2.17%) POSIX
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.57%) Computer Science
2 40 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (27.17%) Mathematics
4 13 (14.13%) Handset
4 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
5 11 (11.96%) Physics
6 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (71.74%) Linux
2 37 (40.22%) UNIX
3 24 (26.09%) Windows
4 21 (22.83%) AIX
4 21 (22.83%) HPUX
5 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (10.87%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Software Engineering
2 13 (14.13%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Information Security
2 13 (14.13%) Mentoring
3 12 (13.04%) OO
4 10 (10.87%) Software Testing
4 10 (10.87%) Embedded Software Development
4 10 (10.87%) SDLC
5 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 4 (4.35%) Manual Testing
5 4 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (2.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.17%) Logistics
6 2 (2.17%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.09%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.09%) Project Management
7 1 (1.09%) Time Management
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.09%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) C++
2 29 (31.52%) Shell Script
3 24 (26.09%) Python
4 20 (21.74%) C#
5 18 (19.57%) SQL
6 17 (18.48%) Java
7 14 (15.22%) Perl
8 12 (13.04%) Embedded C++
9 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.35%) VB
12 2 (2.17%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.17%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.87%) PhD
3 4 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.13%) Terminal Services
2 13 (14.13%) VMware Workstation
2 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.13%) vSphere
2 13 (14.13%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Oracle
2 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.13%) VMware
4 10 (10.87%) Intel
5 3 (3.26%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) Dell
6 1 (1.09%) Sybase
6 1 (1.09%) Sage
6 1 (1.09%) Symantec
6 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
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