Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 73 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24 -7
Permanent jobs citing C 45 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.39% 3.34% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 7.27% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 45
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £28,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25,850 £19,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £46,250 £47,450
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 720 784 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.30% 45.90% 55.89%
Number of salaries quoted 612 702 1122
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Folkestone -3 4 £37,750 -5.63%
Maidstone +22 3 £50,000 +75.44% 1
Rochester +4 3 £34,250 -14.38%
Dartford -4 3 £40,000 +12.68%
Canterbury -2 2 £36,250 +7.41%
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £67,500 -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (31.11%) C++
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) Coaching
3 12 (26.67%) DO-254
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (22.22%) Law
5 10 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (22.22%) Degree
5 10 (22.22%) Video Processing
5 10 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 10 (22.22%) FPGA Design
6 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) C#
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (15.56%) Web Development
8 7 (15.56%) .NET
8 7 (15.56%) HTML
8 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.33%) UML
9 6 (13.33%) Electronics
9 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.11%) Unix
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.67%) Simulink
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.22%) Moq
3 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Law
3 6 (13.33%) Electronics
4 5 (11.11%) Advertising
5 4 (8.89%) Military
6 2 (4.44%) Retail
7 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.22%) Back Office
7 1 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) FPGA Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Graduate
4 5 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Web Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
1 7 (15.56%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.89%) Ajax
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) WCF
2 4 (8.89%) WPF
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.22%) Caliburn.Micro
4 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.22%) LINQ
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 10 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Embedded Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Coaching
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (22.22%) FPGA Design
3 10 (22.22%) Video Processing
4 7 (15.56%) Web Development
5 6 (13.33%) UML
6 4 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.89%) Physics
6 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) ETL Development
7 3 (6.67%) Image Processing
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security
7 3 (6.67%) IT Strategy
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) C++
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
4 4 (8.89%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.67%) ANSI C
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) COBOL
5 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.44%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) CIMA
3 2 (4.44%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) DO-254
2 3 (6.67%) GDPR
2 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Thunderhead