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

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 10 18
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing C 204 708 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.78% 22.46% 13.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.15% 29.92% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 194 554 238
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,750 £77,500 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,442 2,366 1,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 69.16% 75.06% 71.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,132 1,828 1,363
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,025 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,375 £71,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 2019.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 161 (78.92%) C++
2 130 (63.73%) Python
3 116 (56.86%) Software Engineering
4 96 (47.06%) Linux
5 93 (45.59%) Java
6 78 (38.24%) Multithreading
7 75 (36.76%) C#
8 70 (34.31%) Machine Learning
9 58 (28.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 52 (25.49%) Algorithms
11 48 (23.53%) Degree
12 46 (22.55%) Distributed Algorithms
13 43 (21.08%) Computer Science
14 41 (20.10%) JavaScript
15 36 (17.65%) PhD
15 36 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (17.16%) Natural Language Processing
17 32 (15.69%) TensorFlow
18 31 (15.20%) Deep Learning
18 31 (15.20%) Reinforcement Learning
18 31 (15.20%) Big Data
19 30 (14.71%) Android
20 29 (14.22%) Mathematics
21 28 (13.73%) Biology
22 27 (13.24%) Computational Biology
22 27 (13.24%) Bayesian Methods
23 26 (12.75%) Probabilistic Modelling
23 26 (12.75%) Computational Linguistics
23 26 (12.75%) MPhil
24 25 (12.25%) 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 10 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.49%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.25%) Wireless
2 17 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 15 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (3.92%) ZigBee
6 5 (2.45%) 802.15
6 5 (2.45%) HTTP
6 5 (2.45%) Internet
6 5 (2.45%) IPv6
6 5 (2.45%) LAN
6 5 (2.45%) SSL
6 5 (2.45%) WAN
6 5 (2.45%) X.509
7 2 (0.98%) Intranet
8 1 (0.49%) BGP
8 1 (0.49%) Firewall
8 1 (0.49%) MPLS
8 1 (0.49%) Quagga
8 1 (0.49%) SMS
8 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.20%) Big Data
2 10 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.43%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Selenium
2 6 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.96%) GCC
4 2 (0.98%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.98%) Gradle
4 2 (0.98%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) Clang
5 1 (0.49%) CMake
5 1 (0.49%) GitLab
5 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.49%) Hudson
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (12.25%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.84%) Games
2 16 (7.84%) Publishing
3 12 (5.88%) Automotive
4 7 (3.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.98%) Law
6 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (45.59%) Software Engineer
2 76 (37.25%) Developer
3 37 (18.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 37 (18.14%) Software Developer
4 36 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 26 (12.75%) Graduate
6 24 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 22 (10.78%) C Software Engineer
8 18 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (8.82%) Python Engineer
9 17 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 17 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (7.84%) Graduate Java Developer
11 15 (7.35%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 15 (7.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 15 (7.35%) Python Software Engineer
12 14 (6.86%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (6.86%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 13 (6.37%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.16%) Natural Language Processing
2 32 (15.69%) TensorFlow
3 21 (10.29%) HTML
4 16 (7.84%) CSS
5 14 (6.86%) .NET
6 12 (5.88%) REST
7 11 (5.39%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.41%) Node.js
9 8 (3.92%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.92%) Yocto
10 7 (3.43%) pytest
10 7 (3.43%) React
10 7 (3.43%) Spring
10 7 (3.43%) Spring MVC
10 7 (3.43%) Web Services
11 6 (2.94%) HTML5
12 5 (2.45%) 802.1X
12 5 (2.45%) Ajax
12 5 (2.45%) JSON
12 5 (2.45%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.49%) Algorithms
2 22 (10.78%) Smart City
3 18 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (7.84%) Robotics
5 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.45%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (1.96%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.47%) Life Science
7 3 (1.47%) Verilog
8 2 (0.98%) ASIC
8 2 (0.98%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.98%) Infotainment
8 2 (0.98%) VHDL
9 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 96 (47.06%) Linux
2 30 (14.71%) Android
3 20 (9.80%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (2.94%) Unix
5 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.47%) Windows
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (56.86%) Software Engineering
2 78 (38.24%) Multithreading
3 70 (34.31%) Machine Learning
4 58 (28.43%) Artificial Intelligence
5 46 (22.55%) Distributed Algorithms
6 43 (21.08%) Computer Science
7 36 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (15.20%) Deep Learning
8 31 (15.20%) Reinforcement Learning
9 29 (14.22%) Mathematics
10 28 (13.73%) Biology
11 27 (13.24%) Bayesian Methods
11 27 (13.24%) Computational Biology
12 26 (12.75%) Computational Linguistics
12 26 (12.75%) Probabilistic Modelling
13 23 (11.27%) Visualisation
14 20 (9.80%) Data Visualisation
15 17 (8.33%) Decision-Making
16 16 (7.84%) OO
16 16 (7.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 161 (78.92%) C++
2 130 (63.73%) Python
3 93 (45.59%) Java
4 75 (36.76%) C#
5 41 (20.10%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.82%) Embedded C
7 13 (6.37%) SQL
8 9 (4.41%) Perl
9 7 (3.43%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.94%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.94%) Rust
10 6 (2.94%) Scala
11 3 (1.47%) R
12 2 (0.98%) Ruby
13 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.49%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 48 (23.53%) Degree
2 36 (17.65%) PhD
3 26 (12.75%) MPhil
4 19 (9.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) IEC 62304
1 2 (0.98%) ISO 13485
1 2 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.45%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (1.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.49%) EMC
3 1 (0.49%) Juniper
3 1 (0.49%) Xilinx