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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 77 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -28  
Permanent jobs citing C 16 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.57% 2.60% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 5.19% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 12
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 511 540 587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.30% 50.23% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 380 433 454
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing C as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -6 3 £29,000 -35.55%
Saffron Walden -6 1 £44,296 -6.74% 3
Chelmsford -18 1 £37,500 -
Thurrock - 1 £22,500 -
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for C.

1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) TDD
3 13 (32.50%) DevOps
4 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (30.00%) Open Source
4 12 (30.00%) Geospatial Data
4 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.00%) JIRA
4 12 (30.00%) GIS
4 12 (30.00%) OO
4 12 (30.00%) Middleware
5 11 (27.50%) ClearQuest
5 11 (27.50%) UML
5 11 (27.50%) RDBMS
5 11 (27.50%) JUnit
5 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) CruiseControl
5 11 (27.50%) Issue Tracking
5 11 (27.50%) Kanban
5 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
5 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
5 11 (27.50%) TeamCity
5 11 (27.50%) GWT
5 11 (27.50%) Atlassian
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
5 11 (27.50%) Hudson

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) Apache
1 6 (15.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) IGMP
3 1 (2.50%) PBX
3 1 (2.50%) Q.931
3 1 (2.50%) RTCP
3 1 (2.50%) RTP
3 1 (2.50%) SNMP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Geospatial Data
1 12 (30.00%) GIS
1 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (27.50%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.00%) JasperReports
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) JIRA
2 11 (27.50%) ClearQuest
2 11 (27.50%) CruiseControl
2 11 (27.50%) FishEye
2 11 (27.50%) Hudson
2 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 11 (27.50%) JUnit
2 11 (27.50%) TeamCity
3 7 (17.50%) Selenium
3 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
3 7 (17.50%) Zephyr
4 6 (15.00%) Ant
4 6 (15.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (15.00%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Middleware
2 11 (27.50%) GWT
2 11 (27.50%) REST
2 11 (27.50%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) Ajax
3 6 (15.00%) Apache Flex
3 6 (15.00%) AWT
3 6 (15.00%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (15.00%) JMS
3 6 (15.00%) JSON
3 6 (15.00%) Spring
3 6 (15.00%) Swing
4 5 (12.50%) RESTful
4 5 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) POSIX
5 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Device Driver
5 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.00%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) CUDA
6 1 (2.50%) e-Health
6 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) DevOps
1 13 (32.50%) TDD
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) OO
2 12 (30.00%) Open Source
2 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) Issue Tracking
3 11 (27.50%) Kanban
3 11 (27.50%) Scrum
3 11 (27.50%) UML
4 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Customer Insight
5 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (12.50%) Test Management
6 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) C++
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) Embedded C
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.50%) Go
8 1 (2.50%) Haskell
8 1 (2.50%) R
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) GSEC
3 1 (2.50%) HNC
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) LXC
3 1 (2.50%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Atlassian
2 6 (15.00%) Adobe
2 6 (15.00%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) Intel
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Sage
4 2 (5.00%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.50%) Pegasus