Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 639 286 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 20.40% 12.60% 10.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.11% 18.43% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 528 223 298
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +17.65%

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 2357 1552 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 75.23% 68.40% 65.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1335 1655
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,800
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,700
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.97% +6.59%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for C.

1 453 (70.89%) C++
2 384 (60.09%) Software Engineering
3 355 (55.56%) Python
4 325 (50.86%) Degree
5 283 (44.29%) Linux
6 263 (41.16%) Computer Science
7 225 (35.21%) Mathematics
8 188 (29.42%) Java
9 166 (25.98%) C#
10 164 (25.67%) Wireless
11 161 (25.20%) Physics
12 152 (23.79%) Algorithms
13 150 (23.47%) Embedded C
14 116 (18.15%) Machine Learning
15 108 (16.90%) Windows
16 100 (15.65%) Multithreading
17 95 (14.87%) Electronics
18 94 (14.71%) MATLAB
19 85 (13.30%) Embedded C++
20 83 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
21 79 (12.36%) PhD
22 76 (11.89%) Artificial Intelligence
23 74 (11.58%) Firmware
24 68 (10.64%) SDLC
25 64 (10.02%) Scrum
26 58 (9.08%) Embedded Systems
27 54 (8.45%) Embedded Linux
28 52 (8.14%) Bluetooth
29 49 (7.67%) Signal Processing
30 46 (7.20%) Git (software)

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 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.16%) DNN
2 1 (0.16%) Ethereum
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) OrCAD
1 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.47%) IaaS
2 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.47%) PaaS
2 3 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 164 (25.67%) Wireless
2 52 (8.14%) Bluetooth
3 44 (6.89%) Wi-Fi
4 37 (5.79%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.82%) WLAN
6 14 (2.19%) Internet
7 10 (1.56%) 3G
7 10 (1.56%) 4G
7 10 (1.56%) OpenVPN
8 9 (1.41%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.41%) SAN
9 5 (0.78%) WAN
10 4 (0.63%) SNMP
11 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.16%) Firewall
11 1 (0.16%) LTE
11 1 (0.16%) SMS
11 1 (0.16%) SSL
11 1 (0.16%) VPN
11 1 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.29%) Big Data
2 18 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.56%) MySQL
4 4 (0.63%) GIS
5 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.88%) JIRA
4 8 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.10%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.10%) ClearCase
6 6 (0.94%) Hudson
6 6 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.63%) GitLab
7 4 (0.63%) Selenium
8 3 (0.47%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.31%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.31%) JMeter
9 2 (0.31%) JUnit
9 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.31%) NUnit
9 2 (0.31%) QUnit
10 1 (0.16%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (14.87%) Electronics
2 45 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.60%) Multimedia
4 19 (2.97%) Finance
5 13 (2.03%) Automotive
6 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.78%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.63%) Marketing
8 4 (0.63%) Retail
9 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.47%) Banking
10 2 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 351 (54.93%) Software Engineer
2 216 (33.80%) Embedded Engineer
3 192 (30.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 183 (28.64%) C Software Engineer
5 151 (23.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 146 (22.85%) Developer
7 142 (22.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 116 (18.15%) Embedded C Engineer
9 106 (16.59%) Software Developer
10 102 (15.96%) C++ Developer
11 101 (15.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 101 (15.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 94 (14.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 89 (13.93%) C++ Software Developer
14 88 (13.77%) Graduate
15 86 (13.46%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
15 86 (13.46%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 86 (13.46%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
16 75 (11.74%) Senior Software Engineer
17 71 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.16%) HTML
2 29 (4.54%) Apache Axis
3 28 (4.38%) .NET
4 24 (3.76%) TensorFlow
5 17 (2.66%) CSS
6 12 (1.88%) HEVC
7 11 (1.72%) HTML5
7 11 (1.72%) OpenGL
7 11 (1.72%) Yocto
8 9 (1.41%) STL
8 9 (1.41%) Torch
9 7 (1.10%) JSON
9 7 (1.10%) Node.js
10 6 (0.94%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.94%) Web Services
11 5 (0.78%) PhoneGap
11 5 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (0.78%) REST
11 5 (0.78%) RESTful
11 5 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 263 (41.16%) Computer Science
2 152 (23.79%) Algorithms
3 58 (9.08%) Embedded Systems
4 37 (5.79%) Smart City
5 29 (4.54%) 3D Printing
6 23 (3.60%) Augmented Reality
7 18 (2.82%) Device Driver
8 17 (2.66%) Verilog
9 15 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (2.35%) ASIC
9 15 (2.35%) Robotics
10 14 (2.19%) Life Science
11 13 (2.03%) 3D Graphics
12 11 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.25%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.25%) VHDL
14 7 (1.10%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.94%) Acoustics
15 6 (0.94%) Smart Home
16 5 (0.78%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 283 (44.29%) Linux
2 108 (16.90%) Windows
3 54 (8.45%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (2.82%) Android
5 11 (1.72%) Unix
6 7 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (60.09%) Software Engineering
2 225 (35.21%) Mathematics
3 161 (25.20%) Physics
4 116 (18.15%) Machine Learning
5 100 (15.65%) Multithreading
6 83 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (11.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 68 (10.64%) SDLC
9 64 (10.02%) Scrum
10 49 (7.67%) Signal Processing
11 42 (6.57%) Computer Vision
11 42 (6.57%) Distributed Algorithms
12 40 (6.26%) Multithreaded Programming
13 37 (5.79%) Smart City Simulations
14 34 (5.32%) Mentoring
14 34 (5.32%) Reinforcement Learning
14 34 (5.32%) Test Automation
15 32 (5.01%) CAD
15 32 (5.01%) Open Source
16 30 (4.69%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 453 (70.89%) C++
2 355 (55.56%) Python
3 188 (29.42%) Java
4 166 (25.98%) C#
5 150 (23.47%) Embedded C
6 94 (14.71%) MATLAB
7 85 (13.30%) Embedded C++
8 45 (7.04%) Perl
9 44 (6.89%) JavaScript
10 39 (6.10%) Assembly Language
11 33 (5.16%) SQL
12 23 (3.60%) Fortran
13 17 (2.66%) Ruby
14 9 (1.41%) Scala
15 8 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.78%) Delphi
16 5 (0.78%) Julia
16 5 (0.78%) R
17 4 (0.63%) Groovy
18 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 325 (50.86%) Degree
2 79 (12.36%) PhD
3 33 (5.16%) Numerate Degree
4 31 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.10%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.47%) CCNA
7 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.31%) JTAG
2 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.16%) MISRA
System Software
1 74 (11.58%) Firmware
2 7 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.31%) iptables
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) LXC
4 1 (0.16%) QEMU
4 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (3.13%) Perforce
2 16 (2.50%) Dell
2 16 (2.50%) HP
3 11 (1.72%) Oracle
4 8 (1.25%) Intel
4 8 (1.25%) NVIDIA
4 8 (1.25%) VMware
5 7 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.94%) IBM
7 5 (0.78%) Adobe
7 5 (0.78%) Sony
7 5 (0.78%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.63%) EMC
8 4 (0.63%) Huawei
9 3 (0.47%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.47%) NetApp
9 3 (0.47%) QNX
9 3 (0.47%) Wind River
10 1 (0.16%) Altera
10 1 (0.16%) Veeam