Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 26 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +8
Permanent jobs citing C 148 204 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.10% 9.78% 22.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.07% 14.15% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 85 194 554
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £29,150 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £86,750 £77,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,591 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.16% - +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 819 1,442 2,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 61.44% 69.16% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 482 1,132 1,828
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,025 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,875 £72,375 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 January 2020.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 105 (70.95%) C++
2 83 (56.08%) Python
3 79 (53.38%) Software Engineering
4 73 (49.32%) Degree
5 68 (45.95%) Linux
6 62 (41.89%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (39.86%) Computer Science
8 42 (28.38%) Windows
9 41 (27.70%) Automotive
10 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (21.62%) Electronics
12 31 (20.95%) Mathematics
12 31 (20.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (20.95%) Algorithms
13 30 (20.27%) Data Analysis
14 26 (17.57%) JavaScript
15 25 (16.89%) Embedded C
16 24 (16.22%) Java
16 24 (16.22%) Robotics
17 22 (14.86%) Android
17 22 (14.86%) Git (software)
18 21 (14.19%) Smartphone
18 21 (14.19%) MySQL
19 20 (13.51%) Prototyping
20 19 (12.84%) Web Development
20 19 (12.84%) Biology
21 18 (12.16%) Signal Processing
21 18 (12.16%) Bioinformatics
22 17 (11.49%) Manufacturing
22 17 (11.49%) C#

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 6 (4.05%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.35%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.46%) AWS
2 6 (4.05%) GitHub
3 5 (3.38%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) Wireless
2 7 (4.73%) Internet
2 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.38%) Bluetooth
3 5 (3.38%) GSM
3 5 (3.38%) LTE
3 5 (3.38%) UMTS
4 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.68%) Modbus
5 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) MySQL
2 11 (7.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.38%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.43%) Subversion
3 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.41%) JIRA
4 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.03%) Android Studio
6 3 (2.03%) JUnit
6 3 (2.03%) Selenium
7 2 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.35%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.35%) GoCD
7 2 (1.35%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.68%) Clang
8 1 (0.68%) CMake
8 1 (0.68%) Gradle
8 1 (0.68%) Hudson
8 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (27.70%) Automotive
2 32 (21.62%) Electronics
3 17 (11.49%) Manufacturing
4 16 (10.81%) Military
5 12 (8.11%) Games
5 12 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (7.43%) Finance
7 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
8 5 (3.38%) Law
8 5 (3.38%) Publishing
9 3 (2.03%) Marketing
9 3 (2.03%) Retail
10 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (45.27%) Software Engineer
2 24 (16.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 24 (16.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 18 (12.16%) Developer
4 16 (10.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Graduate
6 14 (9.46%) Control Systems Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) Java Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) JavaScript Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) PHP Software Engineer
8 12 (8.11%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Biologist
10 6 (4.05%) Computational Biologist
10 6 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.78%) Java EE
1 13 (8.78%) LAMP
2 11 (7.43%) Vulkan
3 9 (6.08%) OpenGL
3 9 (6.08%) OpenGL ES
4 8 (5.41%) .NET
5 7 (4.73%) WPF
6 5 (3.38%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.38%) CSS
6 5 (3.38%) HTML
6 5 (3.38%) React
6 5 (3.38%) REST
6 5 (3.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (3.38%) Unreal Engine
6 5 (3.38%) Vue.js
7 3 (2.03%) Caffe
7 3 (2.03%) MXNet
7 3 (2.03%) PyTorch
7 3 (2.03%) STL
7 3 (2.03%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.95%) Algorithms
2 24 (16.22%) Robotics
3 21 (14.19%) Smartphone
4 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (9.46%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (6.08%) Device Driver
7 7 (4.73%) Blog
7 7 (4.73%) Data Structures
7 7 (4.73%) Virtual Team
8 5 (3.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (3.38%) Verilog
8 5 (3.38%) VHDL
9 4 (2.70%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.70%) SIMD
10 3 (2.03%) Mobile Games
11 2 (1.35%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (1.35%) Life Science
11 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (45.95%) Linux
2 42 (28.38%) Windows
3 22 (14.86%) Android
4 15 (10.14%) Unix
5 8 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.73%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.38%) Software Engineering
2 62 (41.89%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (39.86%) Computer Science
4 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (20.95%) Mathematics
6 30 (20.27%) Data Analysis
7 20 (13.51%) Prototyping
8 19 (12.84%) Biology
8 19 (12.84%) Web Development
9 18 (12.16%) Bioinformatics
9 18 (12.16%) Signal Processing
10 15 (10.14%) Visualisation
11 12 (8.11%) Informatics
12 10 (6.76%) Computational Biology
12 10 (6.76%) Computer Architecture
13 9 (6.08%) Machine Learning
13 9 (6.08%) OO
13 9 (6.08%) Performance Analysis
13 9 (6.08%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 105 (70.95%) C++
2 83 (56.08%) Python
3 26 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 25 (16.89%) Embedded C
5 24 (16.22%) Java
6 17 (11.49%) C#
7 15 (10.14%) Embedded C++
7 15 (10.14%) MATLAB
8 13 (8.78%) PHP
9 10 (6.76%) Assembly Language
9 10 (6.76%) R
10 8 (5.41%) Perl
10 8 (5.41%) SQL
11 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) Cython
12 1 (0.68%) Go
12 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) Scala
12 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (49.32%) Degree
2 31 (20.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.08%) PhD
4 3 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) PMO
2 4 (2.70%) ISO 26262
3 3 (2.03%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.35%) JTAG
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.73%) Docker
2 6 (4.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Ansible
1 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (4.73%) Oracle
2 5 (3.38%) NEC
3 3 (2.03%) Coverity
3 3 (2.03%) Klocwork
3 3 (2.03%) QNX
4 2 (1.35%) Facebook
4 2 (1.35%) YouTube
5 1 (0.68%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) Canon
5 1 (0.68%) Perforce
5 1 (0.68%) Samsung