Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 25 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 +32 -8
Permanent jobs citing C 92 82 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.34% 9.26% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.50% 14.26% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 71 82 27
Dorset median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +40.35%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,300 £82,500
South West median annual salary £46,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.20% -3.53% +8.97%

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 968 575 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 66.67% 64.90% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 911 525 544
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,200 £50,700 £55,000
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -8 41 £37,500 -13.29% 2
Bournemouth -36 17 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Wimborne +6 7 £47,500 +26.67%
Dorchester - 7 £55,000 - 6
Ferndown - 1 £60,000 -
Blandford Forum - 1 £40,000 -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 56 (60.87%) C++
2 47 (51.09%) Software Engineering
3 37 (40.22%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (29.35%) C#
5 26 (28.26%) .NET
6 25 (27.17%) OO
7 24 (26.09%) Python
8 23 (25.00%) Degree
9 22 (23.91%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (21.74%) SOLID
10 20 (21.74%) Web Development
11 19 (20.65%) OOP
11 19 (20.65%) Visual Studio
12 18 (19.57%) WPF
12 18 (19.57%) MVVM
13 17 (18.48%) Mathematics
13 17 (18.48%) Embedded C
14 15 (16.30%) Computer Science
15 14 (15.22%) Firmware
15 14 (15.22%) Java
15 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (13.04%) Linux
17 11 (11.96%) SQL
17 11 (11.96%) Electronics
17 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
17 11 (11.96%) Physics
18 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (10.87%) Windows
18 10 (10.87%) Embedded C++
19 9 (9.78%) Finance

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 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) 4G
2 7 (7.61%) 3G
2 7 (7.61%) VoIP
3 4 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.26%) Bluetooth
4 3 (3.26%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.09%) GSM
6 1 (1.09%) LTE
6 1 (1.09%) NFC
6 1 (1.09%) RFID
6 1 (1.09%) UMTS
6 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.09%) Big Data
2 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.09%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.09%) Ant
5 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.09%) dbdeploy
5 1 (1.09%) ER Studio
5 1 (1.09%) ERwin
5 1 (1.09%) Gradle
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) MSTest
5 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (11.96%) Electronics
1 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Military
6 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (45.65%) Software Engineer
2 23 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (21.74%) C# Software Engineer
4 16 (17.39%) Embedded Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Firmware Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Quality Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) C Developer
8 6 (6.52%) C/C++ Developer
8 6 (6.52%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior C Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior C++ Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.43%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) .NET
2 18 (19.57%) WPF
3 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.09%) HTML
4 1 (1.09%) J2EE
4 1 (1.09%) jQuery
4 1 (1.09%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.09%) Qt
4 1 (1.09%) RESTful
4 1 (1.09%) SOAP
4 1 (1.09%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (16.30%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (4.35%) ASIC
6 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.26%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.17%) Acoustics
7 2 (2.17%) CESG
8 1 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (1.09%) Verilog
8 1 (1.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Unix
4 4 (4.35%) Android
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Software Engineering
2 37 (40.22%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (27.17%) OO
4 20 (21.74%) SOLID
4 20 (21.74%) Web Development
5 19 (20.65%) OOP
6 18 (19.57%) MVVM
7 17 (18.48%) Mathematics
8 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (11.96%) Physics
10 9 (9.78%) Scrum
11 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (6.52%) Time Management
13 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (5.43%) Performance Management
13 5 (5.43%) Process Improvement
13 5 (5.43%) Signal Processing
13 5 (5.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.87%) C++
2 27 (29.35%) C#
3 24 (26.09%) Python
4 17 (18.48%) Embedded C
5 14 (15.22%) Java
6 11 (11.96%) SQL
7 10 (10.87%) Embedded C++
8 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.35%) Perl
9 2 (2.17%) Fortran
9 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.17%) VB
10 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.17%) CISM
4 2 (2.17%) CISSP
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.09%) APMP
5 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 7 (7.61%) SLA
3 4 (4.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.26%) Def Stans
4 3 (3.26%) DO-178B
5 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.17%) RMADS
5 2 (2.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Firmware
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Capita
3 4 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.17%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) Telerik
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter