The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 48 86
Rank change year-on-year -11 +38  
Permanent jobs citing C 18 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.73% 4.00% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.03% 7.85% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 14
Median salary £39,500 £29,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.89% -22.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 358 484 663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 54.32% 50.95% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 316 432 590
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

C
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for C in Kent

C
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Kent over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C in Kent

C
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Dartford +4 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Folkestone -14 3 £37,000 +2.77% 2
Maidstone +4 2 £29,000 -
Rochester -4 1 £42,000 +5.00%
C
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for C.

1 13 (41.94%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) IT Strategy
4 7 (22.58%) .NET
5 6 (19.35%) Unix
5 6 (19.35%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) AIX
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
5 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (12.90%) ANSI C
6 4 (12.90%) WCF
6 4 (12.90%) WPF
6 4 (12.90%) Image Processing
6 4 (12.90%) Firmware
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
6 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
6 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.90%) UML
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) OOD
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 3 (9.68%) Electronics
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Data Acquisition
8 2 (6.45%) Security Operations

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.23%) GPRS
3 1 (3.23%) WCDMA
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
1 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) IT Director
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Head of IT
6 3 (9.68%) Head of Operations
6 3 (9.68%) Operations Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) WCF
2 4 (12.90%) WPF
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Home Automation
1 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) AIX
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) IT Strategy
3 6 (19.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) Image Processing
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) OOD
4 4 (12.90%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Telematics
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) ANSI C
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Freescale
Kent
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cranbrook, Kent
Adris Technologies Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago