The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C 212 141 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.41% 12.07% 11.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.38% 17.07% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 172 129 136
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1040 826 935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 75.58% 70.72% 64.35%
Number of salaries quoted 830 743 829
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing C as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C in Cambridge

C
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for C in Cambridge

C
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for C.

1 291 (72.57%) C++
2 281 (70.07%) Python
3 216 (53.87%) Software Engineering
4 206 (51.37%) Degree
5 171 (42.64%) Mathematics
6 149 (37.16%) Linux
7 148 (36.91%) Computer Science
8 130 (32.42%) Java
9 123 (30.67%) Wireless
10 113 (28.18%) Algorithms
11 94 (23.44%) C#
12 89 (22.19%) Embedded C
13 85 (21.20%) Physics
14 80 (19.95%) Electronics
15 77 (19.20%) Wi-Fi
16 76 (18.95%) Firmware
17 64 (15.96%) MATLAB
18 61 (15.21%) Perl
18 61 (15.21%) PhD
19 55 (13.72%) Machine Learning
20 54 (13.47%) Bluetooth
21 51 (12.72%) Embedded C++
21 51 (12.72%) Mentoring
22 49 (12.22%) Computer Science Degree
22 49 (12.22%) Windows
23 45 (11.22%) Telecoms
24 41 (10.22%) Internet
25 40 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
26 37 (9.23%) Assembly Language
27 36 (8.98%) .NET

C
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.75%) Confluence
2 1 (0.25%) SAS
2 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Simulink
2 3 (0.75%) OrCAD
3 2 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.50%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 123 (30.67%) Wireless
2 77 (19.20%) Wi-Fi
3 54 (13.47%) Bluetooth
4 41 (10.22%) Internet
5 23 (5.74%) TCP/IP
6 20 (4.99%) LTE
7 18 (4.49%) DVB
8 16 (3.99%) WLAN
9 12 (2.99%) Ethernet
9 12 (2.99%) SAN
10 11 (2.74%) ZigBee
11 6 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.25%) Firewall
12 5 (1.25%) HTTP
12 5 (1.25%) OFDM
12 5 (1.25%) Software-Defined Networking
13 3 (0.75%) 3G
14 2 (0.50%) WAN
15 1 (0.25%) ICMP
15 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.00%) Big Data
2 3 (0.75%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (0.75%) GIS
3 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.74%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.00%) JIRA
4 4 (1.00%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.25%) JMeter
6 1 (0.25%) JUnit
6 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.25%) NUnit
6 1 (0.25%) QUnit
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 80 (19.95%) Electronics
2 45 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.24%) Multimedia
4 14 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.74%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.49%) Law
7 6 (1.50%) Marketing
8 4 (1.00%) Finance
9 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 2 (0.50%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 208 (51.87%) Software Engineer
2 143 (35.66%) Embedded Engineer
3 103 (25.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 93 (23.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 87 (21.70%) Developer
6 81 (20.20%) C Software Engineer
7 75 (18.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 72 (17.96%) Embedded C Engineer
9 65 (16.21%) Software Developer
10 60 (14.96%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 57 (14.21%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 57 (14.21%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 57 (14.21%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 57 (14.21%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 57 (14.21%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 54 (13.47%) Graduate
13 52 (12.97%) C++ Developer
14 49 (12.22%) C++ Software Developer
15 47 (11.72%) Firmware Engineer
16 36 (8.98%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.98%) .NET
2 16 (3.99%) Apache Axis
3 14 (3.49%) POSIX
3 14 (3.49%) XML
4 12 (2.99%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.74%) OpenGL
6 10 (2.49%) Catalyst
6 10 (2.49%) HTML
7 6 (1.50%) Node.js
8 5 (1.25%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.25%) Qt
9 4 (1.00%) HTML5
9 4 (1.00%) iOS SDK
9 4 (1.00%) MFC
9 4 (1.00%) Qt Quick
10 3 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (0.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (0.50%) Django
11 2 (0.50%) STL
11 2 (0.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 148 (36.91%) Computer Science
2 113 (28.18%) Algorithms
3 32 (7.98%) Internet of Things
4 28 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (4.74%) Smart City
6 17 (4.24%) Smartphone
7 16 (3.99%) 3D Printing
8 14 (3.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 12 (2.99%) Smart Home
10 11 (2.74%) ASIC
10 11 (2.74%) Life Science
11 10 (2.49%) Verilog
12 9 (2.24%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (2.24%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.50%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.50%) Home Automation
13 6 (1.50%) SystemC
14 5 (1.25%) VHDL
15 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 149 (37.16%) Linux
2 49 (12.22%) Windows
3 16 (3.99%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (3.49%) Unix
5 12 (2.99%) Android
6 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (53.87%) Software Engineering
2 171 (42.64%) Mathematics
3 85 (21.20%) Physics
4 55 (13.72%) Machine Learning
5 51 (12.72%) Mentoring
6 40 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (7.48%) Artificial Intelligence
8 28 (6.98%) CAD
9 27 (6.73%) Signal Processing
10 26 (6.48%) Multithreading
11 25 (6.23%) Digital Signal Processing
11 25 (6.23%) Embedded Software Development
12 20 (4.99%) Software Architecture
13 19 (4.74%) Coaching
13 19 (4.74%) Distributed Algorithms
13 19 (4.74%) Smart City Simulations
14 18 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (4.24%) SDLC
15 17 (4.24%) Test Automation
16 16 (3.99%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 291 (72.57%) C++
2 281 (70.07%) Python
3 130 (32.42%) Java
4 94 (23.44%) C#
5 89 (22.19%) Embedded C
6 64 (15.96%) MATLAB
7 61 (15.21%) Perl
8 51 (12.72%) Embedded C++
9 37 (9.23%) Assembly Language
10 17 (4.24%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.25%) SQL
12 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.50%) F#
13 2 (0.50%) Haskell
13 2 (0.50%) ML
13 2 (0.50%) OCaml
13 2 (0.50%) Ruby
14 1 (0.25%) Fortran
14 1 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 206 (51.37%) Degree
2 61 (15.21%) PhD
3 49 (12.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (8.73%) Numerate Degree
5 25 (6.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) ACCA
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (18.95%) Firmware
2 8 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.50%) Docker
3 6 (1.50%) KVM
3 6 (1.50%) LXC
4 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.75%) Xen
5 1 (0.25%) GFS2
5 1 (0.25%) NFS
5 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (4.24%) Perforce
2 10 (2.49%) Brocade
3 8 (2.00%) VMware
4 5 (1.25%) CA
4 5 (1.25%) Riverbed
4 5 (1.25%) Vyatta
5 4 (1.00%) Atmel
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix
8 1 (0.25%) NEC
8 1 (0.25%) Thales
8 1 (0.25%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + share options
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock options
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Top Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 55k per year + Fantastic Prospects!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 70,000 to £85,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + share options
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + share options
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Starting Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Incredible Prospects+Potential+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k (DoE) + top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £70,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago