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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 46 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing C 21 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.98% 5.82% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.90% 11.64% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 9
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £50,000
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
236 292 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.78% 50.00% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 177 238 142
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 7 May 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Watford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 35 (67.31%) C++
1 35 (67.31%) Linux
2 34 (65.38%) UNIX
3 28 (53.85%) Finance
4 27 (51.92%) Degree
5 22 (42.31%) Banking
6 19 (36.54%) Computer Science
7 16 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 16 (30.77%) XML
7 16 (30.77%) SQL
8 15 (28.85%) Windows
9 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (23.08%) AIX
10 12 (23.08%) HPUX
10 12 (23.08%) VMware
11 11 (21.15%) MVC
11 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
11 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
11 11 (21.15%) OO
11 11 (21.15%) SOAP
11 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
12 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
12 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
12 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
12 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
12 10 (19.23%) Regression Testing
13 9 (17.31%) WebSphere MQ

C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
2 9 (17.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.77%) Tuxedo
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) IPv4
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) VPN
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Informix
3 2 (3.85%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Subversion
1 9 (17.31%) Maven
1 9 (17.31%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 22 (42.31%) Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
4 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Programmer
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 9 (17.31%) C++ Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) IT Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Business Performance Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) XML
2 11 (21.15%) SOAP
3 9 (17.31%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
3 9 (17.31%) Spring
3 9 (17.31%) JSF
3 9 (17.31%) Spring MVC
3 9 (17.31%) Java EE
3 9 (17.31%) JAXB
3 9 (17.31%) SAX
3 9 (17.31%) Struts
3 9 (17.31%) Web Services
3 9 (17.31%) XSD
3 9 (17.31%) DOM
3 9 (17.31%) XSLT
3 9 (17.31%) EJB
3 9 (17.31%) JDBC
3 9 (17.31%) JSP
3 9 (17.31%) Servlets
3 9 (17.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 9 (17.31%) Client/Server
3 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Handset
5 2 (3.85%) EMV
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (67.31%) Linux
2 34 (65.38%) UNIX
3 15 (28.85%) Windows
4 12 (23.08%) AIX
4 12 (23.08%) HPUX
5 9 (17.31%) Solaris
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) MVC
1 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
1 11 (21.15%) OO
2 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
2 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
2 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
2 10 (19.23%) Regression Testing
3 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
4 7 (13.46%) Time Management
4 7 (13.46%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.85%) B2B
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.92%) Business Development
8 1 (1.92%) Telemarketing
8 1 (1.92%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) C++
2 16 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.31%) XPath
4 9 (17.31%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) C#
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 9 (17.31%) VirtualBox
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) VMware
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec
5 1 (1.92%) Sage
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
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