The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 30 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.45% 2.16% 5.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 2.70% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 111 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 69.57% 79.86% 78.46%
Number of salaries quoted 86 104 97
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

C
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

C Salary Trend in Bolton

C
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) TDD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Product Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Product Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft