Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 31 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 +6
Permanent jobs citing C 103 135 783
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.33% 7.39% 22.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.44% 10.44% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63 125 546
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,450 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £77,500 £76,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +5.00%

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 667 1,293 2,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 60.42% 70.73% 72.02%
Number of salaries quoted 425 981 1,793
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £72,500 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 80 (77.67%) C++
2 54 (52.43%) Software Engineering
3 52 (50.49%) Python
4 38 (36.89%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (34.95%) Linux
5 36 (34.95%) Degree
6 32 (31.07%) Mathematics
6 32 (31.07%) Computer Science
7 28 (27.18%) Algorithms
8 26 (25.24%) Robotics
8 26 (25.24%) Automotive
9 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (21.36%) Data Analysis
10 22 (21.36%) Embedded C
11 20 (19.42%) Windows
11 20 (19.42%) Signal Processing
12 19 (18.45%) MATLAB
12 19 (18.45%) Prototyping
13 18 (17.48%) Manufacturing
14 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
15 15 (14.56%) Java
16 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
16 14 (13.59%) C#
17 13 (12.62%) Embedded C++
17 13 (12.62%) Electronics
17 13 (12.62%) Smartphone
17 13 (12.62%) Computer Science Degree
18 12 (11.65%) Embedded Systems
18 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (11.65%) Wireless

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 4 (3.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.94%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.97%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.97%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Azure
3 5 (4.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.97%) AWS IoT
4 1 (0.97%) GCP
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Wireless
2 5 (4.85%) GSM
2 5 (4.85%) Internet
2 5 (4.85%) LTE
2 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.85%) UMTS
3 4 (3.88%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) IPv4
5 1 (0.97%) IPv6
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) MySQL
2 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.71%) Subversion
3 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.85%) JIRA
5 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.91%) Selenium
6 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.97%) CMake
6 1 (0.97%) GCC
6 1 (0.97%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.97%) GitLab
6 1 (0.97%) Gradle
6 1 (0.97%) Hudson
6 1 (0.97%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.97%) Maven
6 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.97%) SCons
6 1 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 26 (25.24%) Automotive
2 18 (17.48%) Manufacturing
3 13 (12.62%) Electronics
4 10 (9.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (6.80%) Law
5 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.85%) Games
7 4 (3.88%) Finance
7 4 (3.88%) Military
8 2 (1.94%) Retail
9 1 (0.97%) Advertising
9 1 (0.97%) French Language
9 1 (0.97%) German Language
9 1 (0.97%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 49 (47.57%) Software Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Senior Software Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 18 (17.48%) Control Systems Engineer
3 18 (17.48%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Graduate
5 10 (9.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Firmware Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Graduate Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.88%) Trainee
10 4 (3.88%) Trainee Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) .NET
2 7 (6.80%) WPF
3 5 (4.85%) Java EE
4 4 (3.88%) HTML
4 4 (3.88%) LAMP
4 4 (3.88%) React
5 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.91%) CSS
5 3 (2.91%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.91%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (2.91%) REST
5 3 (2.91%) Shiny
5 3 (2.91%) Vue.js
5 3 (2.91%) Vulkan
6 2 (1.94%) Caffe
6 2 (1.94%) MXNet
6 2 (1.94%) Node.js
6 2 (1.94%) PyTorch
6 2 (1.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (1.94%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Algorithms
2 26 (25.24%) Robotics
3 13 (12.62%) Smartphone
4 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.65%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (5.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (4.85%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.88%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.94%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.94%) ASIC
9 2 (1.94%) Blog
9 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.94%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.94%) SystemC
10 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.97%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.95%) Linux
2 20 (19.42%) Windows
3 10 (9.71%) Android
4 6 (5.83%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.85%) Unix
5 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.97%) Tizen
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (52.43%) Software Engineering
2 38 (36.89%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (31.07%) Computer Science
3 32 (31.07%) Mathematics
4 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (21.36%) Data Analysis
6 20 (19.42%) Signal Processing
7 19 (18.45%) Prototyping
8 9 (8.74%) OO
8 9 (8.74%) Visualisation
9 8 (7.77%) OOD
9 8 (7.77%) Validation
10 7 (6.80%) Change Management
10 7 (6.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.80%) Web Development
11 6 (5.83%) Machine Learning
11 6 (5.83%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (4.85%) Biology
12 5 (4.85%) Computer Architecture
12 5 (4.85%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (77.67%) C++
2 52 (50.49%) Python
3 22 (21.36%) Embedded C
4 19 (18.45%) MATLAB
5 15 (14.56%) Java
6 14 (13.59%) C#
6 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.62%) Embedded C++
8 7 (6.80%) Assembly Language
9 5 (4.85%) PHP
10 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.91%) Perl
10 3 (2.91%) R
10 3 (2.91%) SQL
11 2 (1.94%) Go
11 2 (1.94%) Scala
12 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.97%) Ruby
12 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (34.95%) Degree
2 13 (12.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.97%) MCSA
4 1 (0.97%) MCSE
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.97%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) PMO
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.97%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.97%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Firmware
2 6 (5.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Ansible
1 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
1 1 (0.97%) Terraform
1 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) NEC
4 3 (2.91%) Coverity
4 3 (2.91%) Klocwork
5 2 (1.94%) Google
6 1 (0.97%) Apple
6 1 (0.97%) Canon
6 1 (0.97%) QNX
6 1 (0.97%) Samsung
6 1 (0.97%) Spotify