Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C 154 379 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.01% 14.93% 16.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.89% 21.51% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93 262 361
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £34,000 £26,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +17.65%

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 1,034 1,762 2,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 67.19% 69.40% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 666 1,287 1,633
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £30,600 £29,050
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 104 (67.53%) C++
2 102 (66.23%) Software Engineering
3 83 (53.90%) Python
4 78 (50.65%) Linux
5 65 (42.21%) Degree
6 49 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (25.97%) Android
10 36 (23.38%) Windows
11 33 (21.43%) Wireless
12 32 (20.78%) Smartphone
13 31 (20.13%) Java
13 31 (20.13%) Embedded C
14 28 (18.18%) Algorithms
15 27 (17.53%) Telecoms
16 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
17 24 (15.58%) Games
18 23 (14.94%) Vulkan
19 20 (12.99%) Electronics
19 20 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
20 19 (12.34%) Biology
20 19 (12.34%) Embedded Systems
21 18 (11.69%) OpenGL ES
21 18 (11.69%) Bioinformatics
21 18 (11.69%) OpenGL
21 18 (11.69%) Bluetooth
21 18 (11.69%) Virtual Team
21 18 (11.69%) Self-Motivation
22 16 (10.39%) Unix

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 (0.65%) Confluence
1 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.65%) nginx
1 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) GNU Octave
2 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Azure
2 1 (0.65%) GCP
2 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.43%) Wireless
2 18 (11.69%) Bluetooth
3 8 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (4.55%) Internet
5 6 (3.90%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.30%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.19%) MySQL
2 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.65%) GIS
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.44%) JIRA
3 9 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.55%) Maven
4 7 (4.55%) Subversion
5 6 (3.90%) JUnit
6 5 (3.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.25%) Gerrit
6 5 (3.25%) GoCD
7 3 (1.95%) GCC
8 2 (1.30%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.30%) CMake
8 2 (1.30%) Gradle
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.65%) Clang
9 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.65%) GitLab
9 1 (0.65%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (17.53%) Telecoms
2 24 (15.58%) Games
3 20 (12.99%) Electronics
4 14 (9.09%) Automotive
5 8 (5.19%) Marketing
6 5 (3.25%) Finance
7 2 (1.30%) Military
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (50.65%) Software Engineer
2 41 (26.62%) Embedded Engineer
3 34 (22.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (20.78%) Senior Software Engineer
5 22 (14.29%) Developer
6 14 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Bluetooth Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) Audio DSP Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) Audio Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) DSP Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Principal Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.94%) Vulkan
2 18 (11.69%) OpenGL
2 18 (11.69%) OpenGL ES
3 8 (5.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (5.19%) Unreal Engine
4 5 (3.25%) LLVM
4 5 (3.25%) STL
4 5 (3.25%) Wayland
4 5 (3.25%) WS-I
5 4 (2.60%) Web Services
6 3 (1.95%) CSS
6 3 (1.95%) HTML
6 3 (1.95%) jQuery
6 3 (1.95%) JSON
6 3 (1.95%) REST
6 3 (1.95%) RESTful
6 3 (1.95%) Yocto
7 2 (1.30%) Android NDK
7 2 (1.30%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.78%) Smartphone
2 28 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 19 (12.34%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (11.69%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (11.69%) Virtual Team
5 14 (9.09%) Device Driver
6 11 (7.14%) Data Structures
7 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (6.49%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (6.49%) Verilog
7 10 (6.49%) VHDL
8 8 (5.19%) Mobile Games
8 8 (5.19%) SIMD
9 7 (4.55%) Internet of Things
10 5 (3.25%) Blog
10 5 (3.25%) NHS
10 5 (3.25%) Robotics
11 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.95%) Handset
12 2 (1.30%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 78 (50.65%) Linux
2 40 (25.97%) Android
3 36 (23.38%) Windows
4 16 (10.39%) Unix
5 13 (8.44%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.25%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.60%) Debian
8 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (66.23%) Software Engineering
2 49 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.34%) Biology
6 18 (11.69%) Bioinformatics
7 15 (9.74%) Android Development
7 15 (9.74%) Computer Architecture
7 15 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.74%) Performance Analysis
7 15 (9.74%) Scrum
8 14 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 14 (9.09%) Open Source
8 14 (9.09%) SDLC
9 11 (7.14%) Informatics
10 10 (6.49%) Data Science
10 10 (6.49%) Game Development
11 9 (5.84%) Device Driver Development
11 9 (5.84%) Digital Signal Processing
11 9 (5.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 104 (67.53%) C++
2 83 (53.90%) Python
3 31 (20.13%) Embedded C
3 31 (20.13%) Java
4 15 (9.74%) Perl
5 14 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 13 (8.44%) C#
7 11 (7.14%) Assembly Language
7 11 (7.14%) Embedded C++
8 9 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.55%) R
10 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.30%) SQL
12 1 (0.65%) Delphi
12 1 (0.65%) F#
12 1 (0.65%) Haskell
12 1 (0.65%) OCaml
12 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (42.21%) Degree
2 20 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.25%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (3.25%) PhD
4 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) IEC 61508
1 5 (3.25%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.95%) Docker
2 3 (1.95%) Firmware
3 1 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (0.65%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) Ansible
2 3 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.30%) Terraform
4 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (2.60%) Red Hat
1 4 (2.60%) VMware
2 3 (1.95%) QNX
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix
4 1 (0.65%) Gemalto
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft