Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 63 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +25
Permanent jobs citing C 39 45 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.94% 3.39% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.74% 6.25% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 41
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +66.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £25,850 £19,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £58,750 £46,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 579 720 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.54% 54.22% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 506 612 702
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £59,375 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 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 21 November 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 +21 11 £40,000 -40.74%
Maidstone -4 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Rochester -2 2 £50,000 +45.99% 4
Canterbury +3 1 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Sevenoaks +1 1 £62,500 +78.57% 3
Ramsgate - 1 £35,000 -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (64.10%) C++
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
4 11 (28.21%) Perl
5 10 (25.64%) COBOL
5 10 (25.64%) HTML
5 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) Unix
5 10 (25.64%) Linux
5 10 (25.64%) UML
5 10 (25.64%) Software Architecture
6 9 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (23.08%) Ada
6 9 (23.08%) Ingres
6 9 (23.08%) ETL
6 9 (23.08%) JDBC
6 9 (23.08%) XML
6 9 (23.08%) XSLT
6 9 (23.08%) ODBC
6 9 (23.08%) Validation
7 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
10 4 (10.26%) Advertising
10 4 (10.26%) Military
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared

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 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
2 9 (23.08%) Ingres
3 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Advertising
2 4 (10.26%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C/C++ Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Perl Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) JDBC
2 9 (23.08%) ODBC
2 9 (23.08%) XML
2 9 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
1 10 (25.64%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.64%) Software Architecture
2 10 (25.64%) UML
3 9 (23.08%) ETL
3 9 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (23.08%) Validation
4 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) Change Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Management
8 2 (5.13%) ERP
8 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.13%) Schematic Capture
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C++
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) Perl
4 10 (25.64%) COBOL
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.08%) Ada
6 3 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) DO-254
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Epicor
2 2 (5.13%) IFS
2 2 (5.13%) Sage
2 2 (5.13%) SAP