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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 36 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing C 44 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.19% 3.81% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.88% 8.98% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £34,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £40,000
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
277 256 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.58% 42.45% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 201 194 109
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Watford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (65.33%) Linux
2 45 (60.00%) C++
3 32 (42.67%) Degree
4 30 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 29 (38.67%) UNIX
6 26 (34.67%) Windows
7 25 (33.33%) Finance
7 25 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
10 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
11 16 (21.33%) Shell Script
12 15 (20.00%) Banking
12 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 15 (20.00%) MS Office
13 14 (18.67%) C#
13 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
13 14 (18.67%) RDBMS
13 14 (18.67%) VMware
13 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
13 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (17.33%) OO
15 12 (16.00%) Python
15 12 (16.00%) Java
15 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
16 11 (14.67%) Handset
16 11 (14.67%) Terminal Services

C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.67%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Office
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (14.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (14.67%) VPN
1 11 (14.67%) DNS
1 11 (14.67%) DHCP
2 3 (4.00%) IPv4
3 2 (2.67%) HTTP
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) RDBMS
1 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) Informix
4 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) CorVu
6 1 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
2 3 (4.00%) Maven
2 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Banking
3 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Software Engineer
2 23 (30.67%) Developer
3 22 (29.33%) Analyst
4 18 (24.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (16.00%) Programmer
5 12 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 11 (14.67%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (13.33%) C++ Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Administrator
8 7 (9.33%) IT Administrator
9 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) XML
2 8 (10.67%) HTML
3 6 (8.00%) JSP
3 6 (8.00%) Web Services
3 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (8.00%) Spring
4 5 (6.67%) SOAP
4 5 (6.67%) .NET
5 3 (4.00%) J2EE
5 3 (4.00%) Servlets
5 3 (4.00%) EJB
5 3 (4.00%) Struts
5 3 (4.00%) JDBC
5 3 (4.00%) XSD
5 3 (4.00%) DOM
5 3 (4.00%) XSLT
5 3 (4.00%) JSF
5 3 (4.00%) JAXB
5 3 (4.00%) SAX
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
4 11 (14.67%) Handset
5 7 (9.33%) Physics
6 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Linux
2 29 (38.67%) UNIX
3 26 (34.67%) Windows
4 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (14.67%) AIX
5 11 (14.67%) HPUX
6 6 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (4.00%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (17.33%) OO
3 11 (14.67%) Information Security
3 11 (14.67%) ITIL
3 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.33%) Time Management
4 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.00%) SDLC
5 6 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.67%) MVC
7 4 (5.33%) CRM
8 3 (4.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) C++
2 16 (21.33%) Shell Script
3 14 (18.67%) C#
4 12 (16.00%) Python
4 12 (16.00%) Java
5 11 (14.67%) SQL
6 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.67%) Embedded C++
7 4 (5.33%) Perl
8 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.00%) VB
8 3 (4.00%) XPath
9 2 (2.67%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (42.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) PhD
3 3 (4.00%) ISEB
3 3 (4.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.67%) Terminal Services
3 11 (14.67%) VMware Workstation
3 11 (14.67%) vSphere
3 11 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.00%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) VMware
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle
4 6 (8.00%) Intel
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) Sage
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.33%) SonicWALL
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