Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a C Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 135 136
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a C Developer 46 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.46% 0.49% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.50% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 33
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% -7.14% +86.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £58,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £86,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% +13.04% +53.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,049 2,185 2,797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.37% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,269 1,846 2,355
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

C Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured C Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for C Developer in Cambridge

C Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C Developer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for C Developer in Cambridge

C Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C Developer in Cambridge

C Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, C Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring C Developer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) C
2 45 (97.83%) C++
3 44 (95.65%) Degree
4 35 (76.09%) Computer Science
5 30 (65.22%) Mathematics
6 27 (58.70%) Software Engineering
7 24 (52.17%) Java
8 22 (47.83%) Linux
9 19 (41.30%) Windows
9 19 (41.30%) Physics
10 16 (34.78%) Apache Axis
10 16 (34.78%) Algorithms
10 16 (34.78%) 3D Printing
10 16 (34.78%) CAD
10 16 (34.78%) CAE
10 16 (34.78%) Content Writing
11 12 (26.09%) SQL
11 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (23.91%) Android
12 11 (23.91%) Android Development
12 11 (23.91%) C#
13 9 (19.57%) Python
14 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
14 8 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (15.22%) Embedded C
15 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
15 7 (15.22%) .NET
15 7 (15.22%) Wireless
16 6 (13.04%) Electronics
16 6 (13.04%) Scrum

C Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Wireless
2 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Modbus
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) GCC
General
1 6 (13.04%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Apache Axis
2 7 (15.22%) .NET
3 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) HTML5
3 5 (10.87%) PhoneGap
3 5 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (10.87%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) GTK+
4 1 (2.17%) MFC
4 1 (2.17%) OpenEmbedded
4 1 (2.17%) Qt
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) STL
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 35 (76.09%) Computer Science
2 16 (34.78%) 3D Printing
2 16 (34.78%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.35%) CAN bus
5 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 11 (23.91%) Android
4 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Mathematics
2 27 (58.70%) Software Engineering
3 19 (41.30%) Physics
4 16 (34.78%) CAD
4 16 (34.78%) CAE
4 16 (34.78%) Content Writing
5 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) Android Development
7 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
8 6 (13.04%) Presales
8 6 (13.04%) Scrum
9 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
9 5 (10.87%) RAD
10 4 (8.70%) 3D Modelling
11 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.35%) Machine Learning
12 1 (2.17%) API Development
12 1 (2.17%) OO
12 1 (2.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C
2 45 (97.83%) C++
3 24 (52.17%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) SQL
5 11 (23.91%) C#
6 9 (19.57%) Python
7 7 (15.22%) Embedded C
7 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
8 5 (10.87%) Delphi
8 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (95.65%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (13.04%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (6.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) IBM
1 6 (13.04%) Intel
1 6 (13.04%) NVIDIA
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
1 6 (13.04%) Sony
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe
2 5 (10.87%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Wind River