Period
to 15 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 15 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 81 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -22 +15
Permanent jobs citing C 12 30 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 1.29% 2.22% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 3.94% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 25
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,700 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,188 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £45,625 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £66,500 £55,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +12.30%

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 421 762 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 45.12% 56.32% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 351 668 656
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,074 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £49,813
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for C in South Wales

C
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in South Wales.

Salary trend for C in South Wales

C
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in South Wales over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Salary histogram for C in South Wales

C
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 May 2021. 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
Cardiff +6 6 £42,500 -20.93% 2
Newport +25 2 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Bridgend +6 2 - - 3
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 - -
Glamorgan - 2 - -
C
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) SMS
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) CGI
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (16.67%) Firmware
4 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (16.67%) Law
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Power Platform
4 2 (16.67%) Social Skills
4 2 (16.67%) IEC 62304
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Cyberattack
4 2 (16.67%) Degree

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (16.67%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Power BI
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (16.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CGI
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Cyberattack
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Ergonomics
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Data Science
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) IEC 62304
2 1 (8.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft