Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -16
Permanent jobs citing C 48 136 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.43% 10.47% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.37% 17.19% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 88 187
Median annual salary £85,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £27,675 £32,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £71,625 £82,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £85,000 £45,591 £52,500
% change year-on-year +86.44% -13.16% -

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 422 791 1,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 65.33% 60.89% 69.32%
Number of salaries quoted 315 483 1,127
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Cambridge

C
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in Cambridge.

Salary trend for C in Cambridge

C
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in Cambridge over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 29 (60.42%) C++
2 19 (39.58%) Algorithms
3 18 (37.50%) PhD
3 18 (37.50%) Linux
4 17 (35.42%) Python
5 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 16 (33.33%) Degree
6 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) Electronics
7 11 (22.92%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (20.83%) Open Source
8 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.75%) LLVM
10 8 (16.67%) GCC
10 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
11 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.58%) Perl
11 7 (14.58%) Windows
11 7 (14.58%) Verilog
12 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (12.50%) IC Design
12 6 (12.50%) Unix
12 6 (12.50%) RFID
12 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 6 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
12 6 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
12 6 (12.50%) VLSI

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 1 (2.08%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) RFID
1 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (10.42%) Bluetooth
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) Wireless
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) GCC
2 3 (6.25%) Gerrit
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) CMake
General
1 11 (22.92%) Electronics
2 5 (10.42%) Automotive
3 3 (6.25%) Games
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (4.17%) Military
5 1 (2.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Software Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Compiler Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analogue IC Design Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analogue IC Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) IC Design Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Python Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Compiler Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) C Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) LLVM
2 4 (8.33%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.17%) DirectX
3 2 (4.17%) Kafka
3 2 (4.17%) OpenCL
3 2 (4.17%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (4.17%) Qt
3 2 (4.17%) Vulkan
4 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Algorithms
2 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.58%) Verilog
4 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (12.50%) VLSI
5 5 (10.42%) Internet of Things
6 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
7 2 (4.17%) Blog
7 2 (4.17%) Digital TV
7 2 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (4.17%) SystemC
8 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.08%) Robotics
8 1 (2.08%) User Experience
8 1 (2.08%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 6 (12.50%) Unix
4 5 (10.42%) Android
5 3 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (22.92%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (20.83%) Open Source
4 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
6 6 (12.50%) IC Design
6 6 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
6 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
7 5 (10.42%) Signal Processing
8 3 (6.25%) Data Acquisition
8 3 (6.25%) Linear Algebra
8 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning
8 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.25%) SDLC
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) C++
2 17 (35.42%) Python
3 7 (14.58%) Perl
4 5 (10.42%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.17%) Assembly Language
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.08%) Haskell
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Rust
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) PhD
2 16 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) ISO 26262
2 4 (8.33%) IEC 61508
3 3 (6.25%) IEC 62304
3 3 (6.25%) MISRA
3 3 (6.25%) MISRA C
4 2 (4.17%) QA
5 1 (2.08%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Cadence