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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 14 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.35% 4.90% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 6.80% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £37,000 £42,900
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
32 103 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 69.57% 72.03% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 78
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) SMPP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Coverity
3 2 (28.57%) Valgrind
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) WSO2
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Android

C
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (28.57%) SMPP
1 2 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Valgrind
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) OSS Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Coverity
1 2 (28.57%) WSO2
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + plus bonus, pension, healthcare, flexitime
Posted: 22 days ago