Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 21 12
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing C 40 155 445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.13% 10.25% 16.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.57% 14.98% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 94 301
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,500 £34,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £67,125 £76,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% -4.76% +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 418 1,035 1,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 64.11% 68.45% 68.98%
Number of salaries quoted 274 706 1,324
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +9.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 38 (95.00%) C++
2 16 (40.00%) Python
3 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 14 (35.00%) Assembly Language
4 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (32.50%) PhD
5 13 (32.50%) Linux
6 11 (27.50%) Firmware
7 10 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 10 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (22.50%) Line Management
9 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (20.00%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
10 7 (17.50%) ASIC
10 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
10 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
11 6 (15.00%) User Experience
11 6 (15.00%) Code Optimisation
12 5 (12.50%) Degree
12 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.50%) Smartphone
13 4 (10.00%) Embedded C++
13 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
13 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
14 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (7.50%) AWS
14 3 (7.50%) Android
14 3 (7.50%) Product Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.50%) AWS IoT
3 1 (2.50%) GCP
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Skype
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) GCC
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.50%) CMake
5 1 (2.50%) GitLab
5 1 (2.50%) GoCD
5 1 (2.50%) Gradle
5 1 (2.50%) Hudson
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.50%) Redmine
5 1 (2.50%) SCons
5 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 3 (7.50%) Electronics
1 3 (7.50%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Audio Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Audio Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Compiler Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Control Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Audio DSP Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) IC Verification Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) LLVM
2 2 (5.00%) GStreamer
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) Qt
3 1 (2.50%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) JNI
3 1 (2.50%) Meteor
3 1 (2.50%) OAuth
3 1 (2.50%) OAuth2
3 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.50%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (2.50%) React
3 1 (2.50%) Redux
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) Vulkan
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
1 7 (17.50%) ASIC
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 5 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (5.00%) Robotics
7 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.50%) PKI
7 1 (2.50%) Smart Home
7 1 (2.50%) SystemC
7 1 (2.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Android
2 3 (7.50%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 9 (22.50%) Line Management
5 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.00%) Code Optimisation
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 3 (7.50%) Android Development
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
10 3 (7.50%) Product Management
10 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 3 (7.50%) Signal Processing
11 2 (5.00%) DevOps
11 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
11 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.00%) Prototyping
11 2 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C++
2 16 (40.00%) Python
3 14 (35.00%) Assembly Language
4 10 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (10.00%) Embedded C++
7 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.00%) C#
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (5.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.50%) Go
9 1 (2.50%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) R
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) PhD
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Firmware
2 3 (7.50%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Google
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.00%) Spotify