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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 94 89 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Permanent jobs citing C 33 27 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.73% 1.66% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 2.91% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 79
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £70,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1011 927 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.93% 56.98% 57.64%
Number of salaries quoted 818 810 1148
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 12 £40,000 - 1
Chester -9 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Crewe - 4 £45,000 - 2
Northwich +10 3 £40,000 +128.57% 1
Wilmslow -6 2 £37,500 +50.00%
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (45.68%) SQL
2 32 (39.51%) C++
3 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
4 26 (32.10%) C#
5 24 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 23 (28.40%) Degree
7 19 (23.46%) Windows
8 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 17 (20.99%) QA
9 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.99%) TDD
10 15 (18.52%) Java
11 14 (17.28%) T-SQL
11 14 (17.28%) VMware
11 14 (17.28%) Citrix
12 13 (16.05%) Python
12 13 (16.05%) Test Scripting
12 13 (16.05%) XenApp
12 13 (16.05%) XenDesktop
12 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (14.81%) SystemC
13 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
13 12 (14.81%) .NET
13 12 (14.81%) NHS
13 12 (14.81%) Finance
14 10 (12.35%) Oracle
14 10 (12.35%) HND
14 10 (12.35%) N-Tier
14 10 (12.35%) SAS
14 10 (12.35%) WCF

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (12.35%) SAS
2 9 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
3 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.94%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.23%) FTP
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) Informix
6 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Subversion
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) JUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Automotive
2 7 (8.64%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Advertising
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Software Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Development Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Development Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Strategy Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Graduate
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Software Development Team Leader
7 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.94%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (4.94%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
2 10 (12.35%) WCF
3 9 (11.11%) WinForms
4 6 (7.41%) WPF
5 4 (4.94%) HTML
6 3 (3.70%) J2SE
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 3 (3.70%) CSS
6 3 (3.70%) AWT
7 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.47%) Spring
7 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (2.47%) jQuery
7 2 (2.47%) JPA
7 2 (2.47%) J2EE
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.47%) EJB
7 2 (2.47%) XML
7 2 (2.47%) Java RMI
8 1 (1.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (14.81%) SystemC
2 12 (14.81%) NHS
2 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 10 (12.35%) N-Tier
4 7 (8.64%) SCADA
5 5 (6.17%) Statistics
5 5 (6.17%) Physics
5 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.17%) Credit Risk
5 5 (6.17%) Economics
6 3 (3.70%) Informatics
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.47%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.47%) Firmware
8 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.23%) DTV
8 1 (1.23%) PDA
8 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Android
3 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.70%) UNIX
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) TDD
3 13 (16.05%) Test Scripting
4 9 (11.11%) MVVM
4 9 (11.11%) Analytics
4 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL
5 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.41%) CRM
6 6 (7.41%) Project Management
6 6 (7.41%) Validation
6 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Testing
7 5 (6.17%) OOD
7 5 (6.17%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.17%) OO
7 5 (6.17%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) SQL
2 32 (39.51%) C++
3 26 (32.10%) C#
4 15 (18.52%) Java
5 14 (17.28%) T-SQL
6 13 (16.05%) Python
7 7 (8.64%) Ada
8 5 (6.17%) VBA
9 4 (4.94%) VBScript
9 4 (4.94%) Perl
9 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) HND
3 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.47%) CCIE
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.23%) MCTS
6 1 (1.23%) MCITP
6 1 (1.23%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) XenApp
1 13 (16.05%) XenDesktop
2 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
1 1 (1.23%) SCOM
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) Citrix
2 14 (17.28%) VMware
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle
4 6 (7.41%) SAP
5 5 (6.17%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.94%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.70%) IBM
8 2 (2.47%) Teradata
8 2 (2.47%) Remedy
9 1 (1.23%) Meraki
9 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.23%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.23%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.23%) Avaya
9 1 (1.23%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.23%) CommVault
9 1 (1.23%) NetApp
9 1 (1.23%) Symantec
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
Runcorn, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £3500 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 9 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 9 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 9 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 9 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
In View Technology
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago