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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 21 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 6 4 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.56% 3.03% 14.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.32% 4.71% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
53 85 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 49.07% 64.39% 62.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 114
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Belfast

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (80.00%) C++
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
1 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (66.67%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) WSO2
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) SMPP
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) OSS Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (6.67%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) WSO2