Period
to 21 October 2018

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

C
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 68 105
Rank change year-on-year -12 +37 -55
Permanent jobs citing C 19 54 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.51% 3.61% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 6.63% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 28
Essex median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £40,825 £36,000 £29,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,600 £54,875
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -2.30%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 730 814 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.94% 54.38% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 605 682 789
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Essex

C
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for C in Essex

C
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Essex over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Essex

C
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Chelmsford -5 6 £60,000 +14.29%
Colchester +7 2 £45,000 +3.45% 1
Brentwood +8 1 - - 3
Epping - 1 £26,500 -
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (21.05%) Physics
5 4 (21.05%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Cyberattack
7 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Signal Processing

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) RapidIO
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) C Developer
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) C Programmer
2 2 (10.53%) Programmer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Implementation Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Project Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Research Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Research Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Senior C Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior C Programmer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Backend Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
3 1 (5.26%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (10.53%) Cyberattack
2 2 (10.53%) Cybercrime
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
1 4 (21.05%) Physics
2 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
3 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) R
4 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Intel