Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 72 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +38
Permanent jobs citing C 33 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.01% 3.25% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 5.98% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 50
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +29.23% -18.75%
10th Percentile £32,425 £27,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £66,625 £92,500 £42,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 622 736 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.75% 54.44% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 538 647 832
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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
Tunbridge Wells +16 8 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Maidstone +1 5 £65,000 +124.14% 1
Rochester +2 4 £50,000 +45.99% 1
Sevenoaks - 2 £51,250 -
Canterbury +12 1 £37,500 +3.45%
Ramsgate - 1 £35,000 -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for C.

1 23 (69.70%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Software Architecture
4 10 (30.30%) Military
4 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 10 (30.30%) UML
5 9 (27.27%) Ada
5 9 (27.27%) Perl
5 9 (27.27%) Validation
5 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
6 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
6 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 8 (24.24%) COBOL
6 8 (24.24%) Unix
7 7 (21.21%) Ingres
7 7 (21.21%) ETL
7 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) JDBC
7 7 (21.21%) XML
7 7 (21.21%) XSLT
7 7 (21.21%) ODBC
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Asset Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.21%) Ingres
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 10 (30.30%) Military
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Electronics
4 4 (12.12%) Advertising
4 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) C Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C/C++ Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C++ Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Perl Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
1 7 (21.21%) JDBC
1 7 (21.21%) ODBC
1 7 (21.21%) XML
1 7 (21.21%) XSLT
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) Symfony
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.06%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Software Architecture
2 10 (30.30%) UML
3 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (27.27%) Validation
4 7 (21.21%) ETL
5 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Power Management
7 2 (6.06%) Product Management
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) Ada
3 9 (27.27%) Perl
4 8 (24.24%) COBOL
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) MATLAB
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) Python
8 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) DO-254
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Wind River