Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 68 33
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35 +43
Permanent jobs citing C 95 25 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.47% 2.69% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.77% 4.15% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 81 22 60
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.50% -10.31%
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,800 £24,475
90th Percentile £62,500 £49,875 £48,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 972 603 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 66.17% 64.98% 57.92%
Number of salaries quoted 857 548 693
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,300 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +3.85% +4.00%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Dorset

C
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for C in Dorset

C
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Dorset over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Dorset

C
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Poole +1 32 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Wimborne -3 13 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Bournemouth -5 13 £46,250 +5.71% 2
Dorchester - 6 £60,000 - 2
Ferndown - 3 £45,000 - 1
Shaftesbury - 1 £60,000 -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for C.

1 61 (64.21%) Software Engineering
2 55 (57.89%) C++
3 36 (37.89%) .NET
4 35 (36.84%) C#
4 35 (36.84%) Degree
5 29 (30.53%) OO
6 26 (27.37%) OOD
7 24 (25.26%) Embedded C
8 19 (20.00%) OOP
9 18 (18.95%) Linux
9 18 (18.95%) Java
10 17 (17.89%) SQL
11 16 (16.84%) Embedded C++
11 16 (16.84%) Computer Science
12 15 (15.79%) Windows
12 15 (15.79%) Python
12 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
13 14 (14.74%) Mathematics
14 13 (13.68%) Electronics
15 12 (12.63%) Device Driver
15 12 (12.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 12 (12.63%) Android
15 12 (12.63%) Embedded Software Development
16 11 (11.58%) VoIP
17 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
17 10 (10.53%) Subversion
18 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (9.47%) Firmware
18 9 (9.47%) Embedded Systems
18 9 (9.47%) DO-178B

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (1.05%) CMS
1 1 (1.05%) IIS
1 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) VoIP
2 7 (7.37%) ISDN
2 7 (7.37%) RTCP
2 7 (7.37%) RTP
2 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.32%) ZigBee
4 4 (4.21%) 3G
4 4 (4.21%) 4G
4 4 (4.21%) Bluetooth
5 3 (3.16%) PABX
5 3 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.16%) Wireless
6 1 (1.05%) GSM
6 1 (1.05%) LTE
6 1 (1.05%) Network Security
6 1 (1.05%) PBX
6 1 (1.05%) SAN
6 1 (1.05%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Subversion
2 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.68%) Electronics
3 7 (7.37%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.26%) Legal
5 4 (4.21%) Marketing
5 4 (4.21%) Military
6 3 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.11%) Finance
8 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 29 (30.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Firmware Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Product Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Software Quality Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.89%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.21%) .NET Compact Framework
4 3 (3.16%) TensorFlow
5 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.11%) Qt
6 1 (1.05%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.05%) CSS
6 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.05%) HTML
6 1 (1.05%) J2EE
6 1 (1.05%) jQuery
6 1 (1.05%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.05%) Parsley
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.63%) Device Driver
3 9 (9.47%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (3.16%) VHDL
7 1 (1.05%) Acoustics
7 1 (1.05%) CESG
7 1 (1.05%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Linux
2 15 (15.79%) Windows
3 12 (12.63%) Android
3 12 (12.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.21%) Software Engineering
2 29 (30.53%) OO
3 26 (27.37%) OOD
4 19 (20.00%) OOP
5 14 (14.74%) Mathematics
6 12 (12.63%) Embedded Software Development
7 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.42%) SOLID
8 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.37%) Project Management
9 7 (7.37%) Software Testing
9 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Physics
10 6 (6.32%) Time Management
11 5 (5.26%) TDD
12 4 (4.21%) B2B
12 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.21%) Quality Management
12 4 (4.21%) Validation
12 4 (4.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.89%) C++
2 35 (36.84%) C#
3 24 (25.26%) Embedded C
4 18 (18.95%) Java
5 17 (17.89%) SQL
6 16 (16.84%) Embedded C++
7 15 (15.79%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) Fortran
9 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.05%) R
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.11%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.05%) CCA
5 1 (1.05%) CCEA
5 1 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) MCSE
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) DO-178B
2 5 (5.26%) MIL-STD-1553
3 4 (4.21%) Def Stans
3 4 (4.21%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.21%) QA
4 2 (2.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) Capita
3 1 (1.05%) Citrix
3 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.05%) VMware