Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 398 446 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.33% 16.51% 11.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.09% 21.58% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 270 360 249
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +20.48% -12.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,900 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +20.48% -7.78%

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 1,802 2,067 1,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 69.41% 76.53% 68.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,301 1,641 1,469
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +0.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%

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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 314 (78.89%) C++
2 246 (61.81%) Python
2 246 (61.81%) Software Engineering
3 164 (41.21%) Linux
4 154 (38.69%) Mathematics
5 142 (35.68%) Algorithms
6 135 (33.92%) Java
7 128 (32.16%) Machine Learning
8 117 (29.40%) Computer Science
9 102 (25.63%) C#
10 90 (22.61%) PhD
11 89 (22.36%) Artificial Intelligence
12 88 (22.11%) Degree
13 85 (21.36%) Multithreading
14 81 (20.35%) Physics
15 73 (18.34%) Computer Vision
16 64 (16.08%) Distributed Algorithms
17 59 (14.82%) Embedded C
18 57 (14.32%) Natural Language Processing
19 54 (13.57%) TensorFlow
20 53 (13.32%) Image Processing
21 52 (13.07%) Embedded C++
22 50 (12.56%) Deep Learning
23 49 (12.31%) Bayesian Methods
23 49 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
24 46 (11.56%) Video Processing
24 46 (11.56%) Windows
24 46 (11.56%) MATLAB
25 42 (10.55%) JavaScript
25 42 (10.55%) Reinforcement Learning

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 10 (2.51%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.04%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.51%) Skype
3 7 (1.76%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.76%) Internet
3 7 (1.76%) WAN
4 5 (1.26%) Broadband
4 5 (1.26%) SNMP
4 5 (1.26%) Wireless
5 3 (0.75%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.50%) 802.15
6 2 (0.50%) HTTP
6 2 (0.50%) Intranet
6 2 (0.50%) IPv6
6 2 (0.50%) LAN
6 2 (0.50%) SSL
6 2 (0.50%) X.509
6 2 (0.50%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.54%) Big Data
2 6 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (1.26%) MySQL
4 2 (0.50%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.27%) JIRA
3 7 (1.76%) Selenium
4 5 (1.26%) Subversion
5 3 (0.75%) Xcode
6 2 (0.50%) Hudson
6 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.25%) GitLab
7 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 33 (8.29%) Electronics
2 28 (7.04%) Games
3 14 (3.52%) Retail
4 11 (2.76%) Finance
4 11 (2.76%) Marketing
5 10 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.51%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.01%) Automotive
7 4 (1.01%) Law
7 4 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.75%) Advertising
8 3 (0.75%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 197 (49.50%) Software Engineer
2 133 (33.42%) C++ Software Engineer
3 102 (25.63%) Developer
4 100 (25.13%) C Software Engineer
5 88 (22.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 78 (19.60%) Embedded Engineer
7 75 (18.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 61 (15.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 61 (15.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 61 (15.33%) Graduate
9 54 (13.57%) Embedded C Engineer
9 54 (13.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 53 (13.32%) C++ Developer
10 53 (13.32%) Software Developer
11 51 (12.81%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 51 (12.81%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 51 (12.81%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 41 (10.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 41 (10.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 39 (9.80%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.32%) Natural Language Processing
2 54 (13.57%) TensorFlow
3 40 (10.05%) OpenGL
4 23 (5.78%) .NET
5 20 (5.03%) HTML
6 15 (3.77%) STL
7 10 (2.51%) Node.js
8 7 (1.76%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.76%) CSS
8 7 (1.76%) DirectX
8 7 (1.76%) pytest
9 6 (1.51%) Django
10 5 (1.26%) HEVC
10 5 (1.26%) Middleware
11 3 (0.75%) jQuery
12 2 (0.50%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.50%) Ajax
12 2 (0.50%) HTML5
12 2 (0.50%) JSON
12 2 (0.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 142 (35.68%) Algorithms
2 117 (29.40%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.53%) CUDA
3 26 (6.53%) Smart City
4 14 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (3.27%) Robotics
6 11 (2.76%) Augmented Reality
6 11 (2.76%) Device Driver
6 11 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.26%) Life Science
9 8 (2.01%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.51%) ASIC
11 6 (1.51%) PMI
11 6 (1.51%) Verilog
11 6 (1.51%) VHDL
12 3 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.75%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.50%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 164 (41.21%) Linux
2 46 (11.56%) Windows
3 21 (5.28%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (3.77%) Android
5 9 (2.26%) Unix
6 5 (1.26%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (61.81%) Software Engineering
2 154 (38.69%) Mathematics
3 128 (32.16%) Machine Learning
4 89 (22.36%) Artificial Intelligence
5 85 (21.36%) Multithreading
6 81 (20.35%) Physics
7 73 (18.34%) Computer Vision
8 64 (16.08%) Distributed Algorithms
9 53 (13.32%) Image Processing
10 50 (12.56%) Deep Learning
11 49 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (12.31%) Bayesian Methods
12 46 (11.56%) Video Processing
13 42 (10.55%) Reinforcement Learning
14 36 (9.05%) SDLC
15 34 (8.54%) Biology
15 34 (8.54%) Computational Biology
15 34 (8.54%) Computational Linguistics
15 34 (8.54%) Probabilistic Modelling
16 28 (7.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 314 (78.89%) C++
2 246 (61.81%) Python
3 135 (33.92%) Java
4 102 (25.63%) C#
5 59 (14.82%) Embedded C
6 52 (13.07%) Embedded C++
7 46 (11.56%) MATLAB
8 42 (10.55%) JavaScript
9 20 (5.03%) SQL
10 9 (2.26%) Assembly Language
11 7 (1.76%) Ruby
12 6 (1.51%) VB
13 4 (1.01%) Perl
14 2 (0.50%) Ada
14 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.50%) R
15 1 (0.25%) Java 8
15 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 90 (22.61%) PhD
2 88 (22.11%) Degree
3 19 (4.77%) Security Cleared
4 17 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.51%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.76%) PMP
8 6 (1.51%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.01%) ARP4754
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 17 (4.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (3.52%) Oracle
2 12 (3.02%) WorldPay
3 11 (2.76%) Dell
3 11 (2.76%) HP
4 10 (2.51%) Cisco
4 10 (2.51%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.51%) Polycom
5 7 (1.76%) Cadence
6 6 (1.51%) Synopsys
7 2 (0.50%) Google
8 1 (0.25%) Apple
8 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.25%) Capita
8 1 (0.25%) QNX
8 1 (0.25%) Wind River