Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South West > Dorset
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 48 86
Rank change year-on-year +13 +38 -55
Permanent jobs citing C 84 66 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.11% 5.34% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.58% 8.35% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 73 56 17
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +23.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £59,750 £62,500 £62,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 794 790 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 67.23% 63.86% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 710 685 575
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £63,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +14 29 £45,000 - 5
Bournemouth +10 27 £45,000 -7.22% 3
Dorchester 0 21 £52,500 -12.50% 7
C
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 47 (55.95%) Software Engineering
2 46 (54.76%) Python
3 43 (51.19%) C++
4 39 (46.43%) Java
5 28 (33.33%) SQL
6 26 (30.95%) Degree
7 22 (26.19%) Linux
8 16 (19.05%) Windows
8 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (17.86%) Scrum
9 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (17.86%) QA
10 14 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
12 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
12 12 (14.29%) Electronics
12 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 12 (14.29%) HNC
12 12 (14.29%) Windows XP
12 12 (14.29%) VB
12 12 (14.29%) C#
12 12 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
13 11 (13.10%) Critical Thinking
13 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
13 11 (13.10%) Web Development
14 10 (11.90%) Time Management
14 10 (11.90%) XML
14 10 (11.90%) HTML
14 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
14 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree

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 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) 3G
1 8 (9.52%) 4G
1 8 (9.52%) VoIP
2 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.19%) SMS
4 1 (1.19%) SSL
4 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.52%) MySQL
2 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.33%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.19%) Redis
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.29%) Electronics
1 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (54.76%) Software Engineer
2 23 (27.38%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Graduate
5 10 (11.90%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Graduate Software Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Junior
5 10 (11.90%) Junior Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Junior Software Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Python Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Python Software Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) HTML
1 10 (11.90%) XML
2 8 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) RESTful
3 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) ASIC
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Windows
3 14 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 12 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.95%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) Software Engineering
2 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) Scrum
4 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
5 12 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
6 11 (13.10%) Critical Thinking
6 11 (13.10%) Web Development
7 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
7 10 (11.90%) Time Management
8 8 (9.52%) Microservices
9 6 (7.14%) ITIL
9 6 (7.14%) ITIL V2
9 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 6 (7.14%) SDLC
10 5 (5.95%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (4.76%) Analytical Thinking
11 4 (4.76%) Decision-Making
11 4 (4.76%) Physics
11 4 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) Python
2 43 (51.19%) C++
3 39 (46.43%) Java
4 28 (33.33%) SQL
5 12 (14.29%) C#
5 12 (14.29%) VB
6 8 (9.52%) PHP
7 7 (8.33%) Go
8 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.76%) Perl
9 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.38%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.19%) ES6
10 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Degree
2 12 (14.29%) HNC
3 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) QA
2 6 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Firmware
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) XenApp
2 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco
2 1 (1.19%) Citrix