Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 36 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +21
Permanent jobs citing C 103 51 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.44% 6.01% 6.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.78% 9.21% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 89 50 44
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £33,000 £20,575 £25,075
90th Percentile £59,275 £55,450 £47,125
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

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 1,053 554 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 65.85% 65.25% 56.16%
Number of salaries quoted 959 502 608
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,300 £51,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 42 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Bournemouth -30 13 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Wimborne +1 11 £47,500 +26.67%
Dorchester - 3 £60,000 -
Ferndown - 3 £45,000 -
Shaftesbury - 1 £60,000 - 1
Blandford Forum - 1 £40,000 - 2
C
South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 64 (62.14%) C++
2 62 (60.19%) Software Engineering
3 43 (41.75%) .NET
4 42 (40.78%) C#
5 38 (36.89%) OO
6 33 (32.04%) Degree
7 27 (26.21%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (25.24%) OOP
8 26 (25.24%) OOD
9 24 (23.30%) Embedded C
10 20 (19.42%) Linux
11 18 (17.48%) Computer Science
11 18 (17.48%) Java
11 18 (17.48%) Python
12 16 (15.53%) Mathematics
12 16 (15.53%) SOLID
12 16 (15.53%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (14.56%) Windows
13 15 (14.56%) SQL
13 15 (14.56%) Visual Studio
13 15 (14.56%) Embedded C++
13 15 (14.56%) Electronics
14 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
15 13 (12.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 13 (12.62%) Embedded Software Development
15 13 (12.62%) Android
16 12 (11.65%) Firmware
16 12 (11.65%) Device Driver
17 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (10.68%) Web Development

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:

Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) VoIP
2 4 (3.88%) 3G
2 4 (3.88%) 4G
2 4 (3.88%) ISDN
2 4 (3.88%) RTCP
2 4 (3.88%) RTP
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.88%) ZigBee
3 3 (2.91%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.91%) Wireless
4 2 (1.94%) Network Security
4 2 (1.94%) PABX
5 1 (0.97%) GSM
5 1 (0.97%) LTE
5 1 (0.97%) NFC
5 1 (0.97%) RFID
5 1 (0.97%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.71%) Subversion
3 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) MSTest
4 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 15 (14.56%) Electronics
2 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.88%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
3 4 (3.88%) Military
4 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (53.40%) Software Engineer
2 30 (29.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (17.48%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (15.53%) C# Software Engineer
6 14 (13.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Firmware Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.88%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Software Quality Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (41.75%) .NET
2 7 (6.80%) WPF
3 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.88%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (2.91%) TensorFlow
6 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.94%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.97%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.97%) J2EE
7 1 (0.97%) jQuery
7 1 (0.97%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.97%) OpenCV
7 1 (0.97%) Parsley
7 1 (0.97%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Computer Science
2 16 (15.53%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (11.65%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.91%) VHDL
7 2 (1.94%) Acoustics
7 2 (1.94%) CESG
8 1 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) Windows
3 13 (12.62%) Android
3 13 (12.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 3 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (60.19%) Software Engineering
2 38 (36.89%) OO
3 27 (26.21%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (25.24%) OOD
4 26 (25.24%) OOP
5 16 (15.53%) Mathematics
5 16 (15.53%) SOLID
6 13 (12.62%) Embedded Software Development
7 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.68%) Web Development
8 8 (7.77%) Physics
8 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.80%) MVVM
9 7 (6.80%) Time Management
10 6 (5.83%) Project Management
10 6 (5.83%) Signal Processing
10 6 (5.83%) TDD
11 5 (4.85%) BDD
11 5 (4.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.14%) C++
2 42 (40.78%) C#
3 24 (23.30%) Embedded C
4 18 (17.48%) Java
4 18 (17.48%) Python
5 15 (14.56%) Embedded C++
5 15 (14.56%) SQL
6 2 (1.94%) Fortran
6 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.94%) VB
7 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.97%) Perl
7 1 (0.97%) R
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (32.04%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) DBS Check
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (1.94%) CISM
4 2 (1.94%) CISSP
5 1 (0.97%) APMP
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.97%) PMP
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) DO-178B
2 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.85%) QA
3 4 (3.88%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.94%) MIL-STD-1553
4 2 (1.94%) RMADS
4 2 (1.94%) SLA
4 2 (1.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Capita
3 1 (0.97%) Telerik