The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 15 34 9
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing C 9 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.16% 1.83% 12.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.00% 2.48% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 121 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 67.57% 73.78% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 85 48
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

C
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

C Salary Trend in Belfast

C
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (81.82%) Manufacturing
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) GGSN
3 2 (18.18%) SGSN
3 2 (18.18%) IMAP
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) CDMA
3 2 (18.18%) GPRS
3 2 (18.18%) GSM
3 2 (18.18%) POP3
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) MAPI
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

C
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) CDMA
1 2 (18.18%) GPRS
1 2 (18.18%) GSM
1 2 (18.18%) POP3
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
1 2 (18.18%) IMAP
1 2 (18.18%) GGSN
1 2 (18.18%) SGSN
General
1 9 (81.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Solaris
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
1 9 (81.82%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree