Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 12 19
Rank change year-on-year -35 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing C 149 670 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.64% 15.68% 13.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.20% 25.14% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128 437 364
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £63,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,619 2,665 2,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 61.23% 62.35% 69.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,909 2,005
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -28 120 £51,000 -2.86% 114
Peterborough +32 23 £35,000 -12.50% 1
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C.

1 98 (65.77%) C++
2 89 (59.73%) Software Engineering
3 65 (43.62%) Linux
4 59 (39.60%) Python
5 55 (36.91%) Degree
6 38 (25.50%) Java
7 36 (24.16%) Computer Science
8 29 (19.46%) Android
8 29 (19.46%) Embedded C
8 29 (19.46%) Telecoms
9 28 (18.79%) Wireless
10 26 (17.45%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (16.11%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (15.44%) C#
13 22 (14.77%) Bluetooth
14 19 (12.75%) Firmware
15 17 (11.41%) Windows
16 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
16 15 (10.07%) Unix
17 14 (9.40%) Perl
17 14 (9.40%) Multithreading
17 14 (9.40%) Embedded Linux
17 14 (9.40%) Artificial Intelligence
17 14 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (8.72%) Machine Learning
18 13 (8.72%) Analytics
18 13 (8.72%) Algorithms
19 12 (8.05%) Mathematics
19 12 (8.05%) Bash Shell

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (2.01%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.68%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.79%) Wireless
2 22 (14.77%) Bluetooth
3 12 (8.05%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (6.71%) ZigBee
5 8 (5.37%) Internet
5 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.70%) IPv6
7 6 (4.03%) 802.15
7 6 (4.03%) HTTP
7 6 (4.03%) SSL
7 6 (4.03%) X.509
8 3 (2.01%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.03%) Big Data
3 3 (2.01%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.67%) MySQL
5 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) GCC
2 6 (4.03%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.68%) Gradle
4 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.34%) JIRA
5 2 (1.34%) Maven
5 2 (1.34%) Redmine
5 2 (1.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) CMake
6 1 (0.67%) GitLab
6 1 (0.67%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (19.46%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.71%) Finance
3 9 (6.04%) Electronics
4 8 (5.37%) Automotive
4 8 (5.37%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.68%) Marketing
5 4 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.34%) Games
6 2 (1.34%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (57.72%) Software Engineer
2 56 (37.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 54 (36.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 25 (16.78%) Developer
5 20 (13.42%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (12.08%) Software Developer
7 13 (8.72%) Bluetooth Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 11 (7.38%) C Software Engineer
9 11 (7.38%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 11 (7.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Applications Consultant
11 7 (4.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Field Applications Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Field Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (4.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.38%) CSS
1 11 (7.38%) HTML
2 9 (6.04%) JSON
2 9 (6.04%) REST
3 8 (5.37%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.70%) .NET
4 7 (4.70%) Yocto
5 6 (4.03%) 802.1X
5 6 (4.03%) Ajax
6 5 (3.36%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (2.68%) Qt
7 4 (2.68%) Web Services
8 3 (2.01%) jQuery
8 3 (2.01%) React
8 3 (2.01%) RESTful
8 3 (2.01%) Spring
8 3 (2.01%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.01%) TensorFlow
8 3 (2.01%) WinForms
8 3 (2.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (8.72%) Algorithms
3 12 (8.05%) Device Driver
4 11 (7.38%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (7.38%) Smart City
5 10 (6.71%) Smart Meter
6 8 (5.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (4.70%) Internet of Things
8 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (4.03%) Verilog
8 6 (4.03%) VHDL
9 5 (3.36%) ASIC
10 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.01%) Media Streaming
11 2 (1.34%) TMS320
12 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.67%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.67%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.62%) Linux
2 29 (19.46%) Android
3 17 (11.41%) Windows
4 15 (10.07%) Unix
5 14 (9.40%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.68%) Debian
6 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.01%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (59.73%) Software Engineering
2 36 (24.16%) Computer Science
3 24 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.40%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (9.40%) Multithreading
4 14 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (8.72%) Analytics
5 13 (8.72%) Machine Learning
6 12 (8.05%) Mathematics
7 11 (7.38%) Change Control
8 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.71%) OO
8 10 (6.71%) Programme Management
9 9 (6.04%) Embedded Software Development
9 9 (6.04%) TDD
10 8 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.37%) SDLC
10 8 (5.37%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.70%) Multithreaded Programming
12 6 (4.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (65.77%) C++
2 59 (39.60%) Python
3 38 (25.50%) Java
4 29 (19.46%) Embedded C
5 23 (15.44%) C#
6 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.40%) Perl
8 12 (8.05%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.37%) MATLAB
10 7 (4.70%) R
11 4 (2.68%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.01%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.01%) Scala
13 2 (1.34%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.34%) Ruby
13 2 (1.34%) Rust
13 2 (1.34%) SQL
14 1 (0.67%) Haskell
14 1 (0.67%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 55 (36.91%) Degree
2 24 (16.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.70%) PhD
4 2 (1.34%) MPhil
4 2 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (12.75%) Firmware
2 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.01%) Docker
4 1 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.34%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (4.03%) Sun
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
2 4 (2.68%) SAP
2 4 (2.68%) VMware
3 3 (2.01%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.34%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.67%) Citrix
5 1 (0.67%) EMC
5 1 (0.67%) Gemalto
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle
5 1 (0.67%) Spotify
5 1 (0.67%) Twitter