Period
to 24 May 2018

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 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 16 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -13
Permanent jobs citing C 615 393 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 19.91% 15.47% 8.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.16% 20.43% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 392 308 201
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £63,750 £68,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,184 1,924 1,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 70.70% 75.72% 64.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,531 1,555 1,499
Cambridge median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,711 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for C.

1 457 (74.31%) C++
2 414 (67.32%) Software Engineering
3 335 (54.47%) Python
4 260 (42.28%) Linux
5 206 (33.50%) Mathematics
6 203 (33.01%) Java
7 180 (29.27%) Degree
8 179 (29.11%) Computer Science
9 173 (28.13%) Algorithms
10 155 (25.20%) Machine Learning
11 124 (20.16%) Physics
12 120 (19.51%) Embedded C
13 112 (18.21%) Artificial Intelligence
14 107 (17.40%) Computer Vision
15 106 (17.24%) C#
16 103 (16.75%) Multithreading
17 98 (15.93%) Embedded C++
18 96 (15.61%) PhD
19 89 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
20 83 (13.50%) Windows
21 77 (12.52%) MATLAB
22 76 (12.36%) Image Processing
23 73 (11.87%) Electronics
24 67 (10.89%) Video Processing
25 66 (10.73%) Distributed Algorithms
26 57 (9.27%) Scrum
26 57 (9.27%) TensorFlow
27 56 (9.11%) OpenGL
28 53 (8.62%) SDLC
29 50 (8.13%) Retail

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 12 (1.95%) Skype for Business
2 9 (1.46%) Confluence
2 9 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.65%) Weka
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (0.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.34%) Wireless
2 28 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.11%) Bluetooth
3 13 (2.11%) Skype
4 9 (1.46%) SNMP
4 9 (1.46%) WAN
5 5 (0.81%) Broadband
5 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.65%) Internet
7 2 (0.33%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.16%) Modbus
8 1 (0.16%) NAS
8 1 (0.16%) RFID
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.88%) Big Data
2 10 (1.63%) MySQL
3 6 (0.98%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.65%) Blockchain
4 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.33%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (7.97%) Git (software)
1 49 (7.97%) JIRA
2 13 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.46%) Selenium
4 8 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.98%) Subversion
6 4 (0.65%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.49%) Hudson
7 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.49%) Xcode
8 2 (0.33%) Buildbot
8 2 (0.33%) CMake
8 2 (0.33%) GitLab
8 2 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.33%) JMeter
8 2 (0.33%) JUnit
8 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.33%) NUnit
9 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (11.87%) Electronics
2 50 (8.13%) Retail
3 28 (4.55%) Games
4 19 (3.09%) Marketing
5 16 (2.60%) Finance
5 16 (2.60%) Multimedia
6 15 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 336 (54.63%) Software Engineer
2 221 (35.93%) C++ Software Engineer
3 191 (31.06%) C Software Engineer
4 159 (25.85%) Embedded Engineer
5 152 (24.72%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 141 (22.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 114 (18.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 113 (18.37%) Developer
9 112 (18.21%) Embedded C Engineer
10 111 (18.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 106 (17.24%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 97 (15.77%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 94 (15.28%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 94 (15.28%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 79 (12.85%) C++ Developer
14 79 (12.85%) Software Developer
15 67 (10.89%) Graduate
16 65 (10.57%) C++ Software Developer
16 65 (10.57%) Linux Engineer
17 63 (10.24%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.27%) TensorFlow
2 56 (9.11%) OpenGL
3 43 (6.99%) Natural Language Processing
4 28 (4.55%) HTML
5 26 (4.23%) STL
6 18 (2.93%) .NET
7 17 (2.76%) HEVC
8 12 (1.95%) Node.js
9 11 (1.79%) Django
10 7 (1.14%) pytest
11 6 (0.98%) DirectX
12 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.81%) HTML5
12 5 (0.81%) Torch
13 4 (0.65%) CSS
13 4 (0.65%) scikit-learn
13 4 (0.65%) Theano
14 3 (0.49%) RESTful
15 2 (0.33%) OpenCL
16 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 179 (29.11%) Computer Science
2 173 (28.13%) Algorithms
3 38 (6.18%) Embedded Systems
4 31 (5.04%) CUDA
5 29 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (4.72%) Smart City
6 20 (3.25%) Augmented Reality
6 20 (3.25%) Life Science
7 19 (3.09%) ASIC
8 12 (1.95%) Device Driver
8 12 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (1.63%) Verilog
9 10 (1.63%) VHDL
10 6 (0.98%) PMI
11 5 (0.81%) Robotics
12 4 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (0.65%) iPad
12 4 (0.65%) iPhone
12 4 (0.65%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 260 (42.28%) Linux
2 83 (13.50%) Windows
3 42 (6.83%) Embedded Linux
4 21 (3.41%) Android
5 14 (2.28%) Unix
6 7 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.98%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.49%) FreeRTOS
8 3 (0.49%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (67.32%) Software Engineering
2 206 (33.50%) Mathematics
3 155 (25.20%) Machine Learning
4 124 (20.16%) Physics
5 112 (18.21%) Artificial Intelligence
6 107 (17.40%) Computer Vision
7 103 (16.75%) Multithreading
8 89 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (12.36%) Image Processing
10 67 (10.89%) Video Processing
11 66 (10.73%) Distributed Algorithms
12 57 (9.27%) Scrum
13 53 (8.62%) SDLC
14 48 (7.80%) Data Science
15 46 (7.48%) E-Commerce
16 45 (7.32%) Signal Processing
17 42 (6.83%) TDD
18 38 (6.18%) Deep Learning
18 38 (6.18%) Kanban
19 37 (6.02%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 457 (74.31%) C++
2 335 (54.47%) Python
3 203 (33.01%) Java
4 120 (19.51%) Embedded C
5 106 (17.24%) C#
6 98 (15.93%) Embedded C++
7 77 (12.52%) MATLAB
8 45 (7.32%) JavaScript
9 30 (4.88%) SQL
10 20 (3.25%) Assembly Language
11 12 (1.95%) Ruby
12 11 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.14%) Perl
13 7 (1.14%) VB
14 5 (0.81%) R
15 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.16%) Delphi
16 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 180 (29.27%) Degree
2 96 (15.61%) PhD
3 37 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.14%) PMP
8 6 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.81%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.30%) ARP4754
2 3 (0.49%) QA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (5.20%) Firmware
2 4 (0.65%) Docker
3 2 (0.33%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) Xen
4 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (7.48%) WorldPay
2 33 (5.37%) Oracle
3 26 (4.23%) Dell
3 26 (4.23%) HP
4 12 (1.95%) Cisco
4 12 (1.95%) Polycom
5 10 (1.63%) Cadence
6 9 (1.46%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.46%) Synopsys
7 6 (0.98%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.49%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.49%) Wind River
9 2 (0.33%) Google
9 2 (0.33%) QNX
9 2 (0.33%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.16%) Capita
10 1 (0.16%) EMC
10 1 (0.16%) IBM
10 1 (0.16%) NVIDIA
10 1 (0.16%) PTC