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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 25 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing C 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.15% 4.17% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 6.25% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,547
% change year-on-year
- +6.53%
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
96 96 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.85% 66.67% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31 77 43
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 15 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) Use Case
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) NUnit
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) Northgate
4 5 (50.00%) JSON
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (50.00%) Rational Rose
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server

C
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) IMAP
2 1 (10.00%) GGSN
2 1 (10.00%) SGSN
2 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (10.00%) CDMA
2 1 (10.00%) GPRS
2 1 (10.00%) GSM
2 1 (10.00%) POP3
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (50.00%) Rational Rose
1 5 (50.00%) NUnit
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) COM+
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Qt
3 1 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) Use Case
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCAD
1 5 (50.00%) MCSD
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Northgate
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle