The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 103 91 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -36
Permanent jobs citing C 24 21 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 1.31% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 2.22% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 72
Average salary £40,750 £41,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £70,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,547
% change year-on-year
- +6.53%
C
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1010 944 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.95% 58.85% 57.98%
Number of salaries quoted 824 826 1092
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

C Salary Trend in Cheshire

C
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Cheshire

C
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 8 £40,000 - 5
Chester -12 5 - - 1
Crewe - 4 £45,000 - 2
Northwich +9 2 £40,000 +128.57%
Runcorn - 1 £65,000 - 1
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 30 (43.48%) C++
2 28 (40.58%) SQL
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.99%) C#
5 19 (27.54%) Windows
6 17 (24.64%) Degree
7 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
8 15 (21.74%) QA
9 14 (20.29%) Citrix
9 14 (20.29%) VMware
10 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
10 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
10 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.84%) XenApp
10 13 (18.84%) XenDesktop
10 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
10 13 (18.84%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (17.39%) Finance
12 11 (15.94%) TDD
12 11 (15.94%) Java
13 10 (14.49%) IIS
13 10 (14.49%) Python
13 10 (14.49%) HND
13 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
13 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.04%) Mathematics
14 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
14 9 (13.04%) .NET

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (14.49%) IIS
2 7 (10.14%) SAS
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
1 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.45%) FTP
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) Informix
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Subversion
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) JUnit
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
3 7 (10.14%) Automotive
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Advertising
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Development Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Senior Development Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Strategy Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Graduate
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) WCF
3 3 (4.35%) WinForms
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) J2SE
3 3 (4.35%) AWT
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) WPF
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) JPA
5 1 (1.45%) HornetQ
5 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.45%) Spring
5 1 (1.45%) XSLT
5 1 (1.45%) DHTML
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.14%) SCADA
4 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk
5 5 (7.25%) Economics
6 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
6 4 (5.80%) NHS
6 4 (5.80%) SystemC
7 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.90%) Statistics
7 2 (2.90%) Firmware
7 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.90%) Physics
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.45%) PDA
8 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Android
3 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
2 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
2 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
3 11 (15.94%) TDD
4 8 (11.59%) ITIL
5 7 (10.14%) Coaching
5 7 (10.14%) Analytics
6 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.70%) CRM
6 6 (8.70%) Validation
7 5 (7.25%) Workflow
7 5 (7.25%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.25%) OO
7 5 (7.25%) OOD
7 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.25%) Automation Testing
8 4 (5.80%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) C++
2 28 (40.58%) SQL
3 20 (28.99%) C#
4 11 (15.94%) Java
5 10 (14.49%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) Ada
7 5 (7.25%) VBA
7 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.80%) VBScript
8 4 (5.80%) Perl
8 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.45%) VB
10 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) HND
3 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CCIE
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) XenApp
1 13 (18.84%) XenDesktop
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Citrix
2 14 (20.29%) VMware
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.90%) Teradata
6 2 (2.90%) Remedy
7 1 (1.45%) Meraki
7 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.45%) Avaya
7 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.45%) CommVault
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) EMC
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Manchester, North West
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,995 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago