Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 18 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -8
Permanent jobs citing C 764 308 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.34% 13.83% 9.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.71% 19.49% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 579 246 270
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £78,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 2,409 1,580 1,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 73.60% 70.95% 63.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,847 1,347 1,621
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,900 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £60,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +1.19%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 548 (71.73%) C++
2 477 (62.43%) Software Engineering
3 392 (51.31%) Python
4 348 (45.55%) Degree
5 335 (43.85%) Linux
6 278 (36.39%) Computer Science
7 229 (29.97%) Java
8 225 (29.45%) Mathematics
9 178 (23.30%) Embedded C
10 158 (20.68%) Machine Learning
11 151 (19.76%) Algorithms
12 145 (18.98%) Physics
13 144 (18.85%) C#
14 141 (18.46%) Wireless
15 129 (16.88%) Multithreading
16 123 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
17 116 (15.18%) Embedded C++
18 113 (14.79%) Electronics
19 106 (13.87%) Windows
20 102 (13.35%) PhD
21 90 (11.78%) Artificial Intelligence
22 82 (10.73%) Scrum
23 77 (10.08%) Embedded Linux
23 77 (10.08%) Embedded Systems
24 76 (9.95%) MATLAB
25 73 (9.55%) Signal Processing
26 67 (8.77%) Computer Vision
27 66 (8.64%) SDLC
28 63 (8.25%) Distributed Algorithms
29 62 (8.12%) Firmware

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 9 (1.18%) Confluence
2 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.13%) DNN
5 1 (0.13%) Ethereum
Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Weka
2 1 (0.13%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.79%) SaaS
4 4 (0.52%) IaaS
4 4 (0.52%) PaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 141 (18.46%) Wireless
2 43 (5.63%) Bluetooth
3 35 (4.58%) TCP/IP
4 33 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (1.44%) Ethernet
6 10 (1.31%) Internet
6 10 (1.31%) WAN
7 9 (1.18%) SNMP
8 7 (0.92%) 3G
8 7 (0.92%) 4G
8 7 (0.92%) OpenVPN
9 4 (0.52%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.39%) Skype
10 3 (0.39%) WLAN
11 2 (0.26%) Modbus
11 2 (0.26%) SMS
12 1 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.13%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.13%) LTE
12 1 (0.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.93%) Big Data
2 19 (2.49%) NoSQL
3 17 (2.23%) MySQL
4 5 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.52%) Blockchain
5 4 (0.52%) GIS
6 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.26%) HDInsight
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 57 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.15%) JIRA
3 18 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.70%) Bitbucket
5 11 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.18%) Selenium
7 5 (0.65%) Hudson
8 4 (0.52%) GitLab
8 4 (0.52%) JMeter
8 4 (0.52%) JUnit
8 4 (0.52%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.52%) NUnit
9 3 (0.39%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.26%) Buildbot
10 2 (0.26%) CMake
10 2 (0.26%) GCC
10 2 (0.26%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.26%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 113 (14.79%) Electronics
2 47 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.50%) Retail
4 26 (3.40%) Finance
5 23 (3.01%) Multimedia
6 14 (1.83%) Marketing
7 13 (1.70%) Games
8 11 (1.44%) Automotive
9 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.26%) Banking
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 402 (52.62%) Software Engineer
2 238 (31.15%) Embedded Engineer
3 230 (30.10%) C++ Software Engineer
4 224 (29.32%) C Software Engineer
5 188 (24.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 165 (21.60%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 152 (19.90%) Embedded C Engineer
8 136 (17.80%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 133 (17.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 129 (16.88%) Developer
11 128 (16.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 114 (14.92%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 111 (14.53%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 111 (14.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 103 (13.48%) Linux Engineer
15 97 (12.70%) Software Developer
16 93 (12.17%) C++ Developer
17 89 (11.65%) Senior Software Engineer
18 82 (10.73%) C++ Software Developer
19 75 (9.82%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.63%) HTML
2 42 (5.50%) TensorFlow
3 28 (3.66%) OpenGL
4 24 (3.14%) HEVC
5 22 (2.88%) STL
6 16 (2.09%) CSS
6 16 (2.09%) Natural Language Processing
7 14 (1.83%) HTML5
7 14 (1.83%) Torch
8 11 (1.44%) .NET
9 10 (1.31%) Django
9 10 (1.31%) Yocto
10 8 (1.05%) Apache Axis
10 8 (1.05%) Node.js
10 8 (1.05%) Theano
11 6 (0.79%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.79%) RESTful
11 6 (0.79%) Web Services
12 5 (0.65%) JSON
12 5 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 278 (36.39%) Computer Science
2 151 (19.76%) Algorithms
3 77 (10.08%) Embedded Systems
4 39 (5.10%) Smart City
5 28 (3.66%) Device Driver
6 24 (3.14%) ASIC
6 24 (3.14%) Life Science
7 20 (2.62%) Augmented Reality
8 16 (2.09%) 3D Graphics
9 15 (1.96%) Robotics
9 15 (1.96%) Verilog
10 12 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 11 (1.44%) CUDA
11 11 (1.44%) VHDL
12 8 (1.05%) 3D Printing
12 8 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (0.92%) Smart Home
14 6 (0.79%) Acoustics
14 6 (0.79%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 335 (43.85%) Linux
2 106 (13.87%) Windows
3 77 (10.08%) Embedded Linux
4 29 (3.80%) Android
5 20 (2.62%) Unix
6 14 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.65%) FreeRTOS
8 5 (0.65%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (62.43%) Software Engineering
2 225 (29.45%) Mathematics
3 158 (20.68%) Machine Learning
4 145 (18.98%) Physics
5 129 (16.88%) Multithreading
6 123 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (11.78%) Artificial Intelligence
8 82 (10.73%) Scrum
9 73 (9.55%) Signal Processing
10 67 (8.77%) Computer Vision
11 66 (8.64%) SDLC
12 63 (8.25%) Distributed Algorithms
13 62 (8.12%) Data Science
14 52 (6.81%) Reinforcement Learning
15 49 (6.41%) Neural Network
16 44 (5.76%) TDD
17 43 (5.63%) Test Automation
18 41 (5.37%) E-Commerce
19 40 (5.24%) Embedded Software Development
20 37 (4.84%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 548 (71.73%) C++
2 392 (51.31%) Python
3 229 (29.97%) Java
4 178 (23.30%) Embedded C
5 144 (18.85%) C#
6 116 (15.18%) Embedded C++
7 76 (9.95%) MATLAB
8 58 (7.59%) JavaScript
9 49 (6.41%) SQL
10 36 (4.71%) Assembly Language
11 31 (4.06%) Perl
12 23 (3.01%) Ruby
13 17 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.31%) Fortran
15 9 (1.18%) R
15 9 (1.18%) Scala
16 6 (0.79%) Delphi
17 5 (0.65%) Julia
18 3 (0.39%) Groovy
18 3 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 348 (45.55%) Degree
2 102 (13.35%) PhD
3 32 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.83%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (1.44%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.52%) CCNA
7 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.39%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 62 (8.12%) Firmware
2 5 (0.65%) Docker
2 5 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (0.26%) iptables
4 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) KVM
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) Xen
4 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 36 (4.71%) WorldPay
2 33 (4.32%) Dell
2 33 (4.32%) HP
3 32 (4.19%) Oracle
4 11 (1.44%) Atlassian
5 7 (0.92%) IBM
5 7 (0.92%) Intel
5 7 (0.92%) NVIDIA
5 7 (0.92%) Wind River
5 7 (0.92%) Xamarin
6 6 (0.79%) Sony
6 6 (0.79%) VMware
7 5 (0.65%) Adobe
7 5 (0.65%) EMC
7 5 (0.65%) Huawei
7 5 (0.65%) QNX
8 4 (0.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.52%) NetApp
8 4 (0.52%) Perforce
9 3 (0.39%) Red Hat