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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 94 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 29 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.66% 2.35% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 4.54% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 50
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £37,500 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
908 903 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.09% 51.66% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 742 731 872
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
Knutsford -5 4 £16,500 -61.17%
Warrington -8 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Crewe - 2 £40,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £47,500 -
Macclesfield +18 1 - -
Chester +3 1 £44,000 +17.33%
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 34 (53.97%) C++
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 26 (41.27%) Windows
3 26 (41.27%) Finance
4 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.98%) Degree
6 16 (25.40%) .NET
7 14 (22.22%) HTML
7 14 (22.22%) OO
7 14 (22.22%) Banking
8 13 (20.63%) SQL
9 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
9 11 (17.46%) Objective-C
9 11 (17.46%) UNIX
9 11 (17.46%) C#
9 11 (17.46%) SDLC
10 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (15.87%) VB
10 10 (15.87%) Information Security
11 9 (14.29%) Electronics
11 9 (14.29%) Scrum
11 9 (14.29%) HTTP
11 9 (14.29%) ISO 9001
11 9 (14.29%) Windows CE
12 8 (12.70%) Embedded C
12 8 (12.70%) J2EE
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle
12 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.70%) Mobile App
12 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (4.76%) SAS
1 3 (4.76%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.59%) LDAP
5 1 (1.59%) Modbus
5 1 (1.59%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.76%) HBase
2 3 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) SQLite
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.35%) CodeWarrior
2 4 (6.35%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Electronics
4 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 7 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.35%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.17%) Retail
7 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Security Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Test Manager
7 5 (7.94%) iOS Developer
7 5 (7.94%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Manager
7 5 (7.94%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Design Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) .NET
2 14 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (12.70%) J2EE
4 7 (11.11%) ODBC
5 6 (9.52%) Web Services
5 6 (9.52%) XML
6 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.35%) JSON
6 4 (6.35%) jQuery
7 3 (4.76%) WSDL
8 2 (3.17%) SVG
8 2 (3.17%) Cocoa
8 2 (3.17%) CSS
8 2 (3.17%) CSS3
8 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.17%) D3.js
8 2 (3.17%) Sass
8 2 (3.17%) LESS
8 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.94%) User Experience
4 5 (7.94%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.94%) iPhone
4 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.94%) iPad
5 4 (6.35%) GIS
6 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.76%) SCADA
6 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.76%) CMDB
6 3 (4.76%) Statistics
7 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.59%) Clustering
7 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) UNIX
3 9 (14.29%) Windows CE
4 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.94%) Mac OS X
5 5 (7.94%) Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Android
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.59%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) OO
3 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.46%) SDLC
4 10 (15.87%) Information Security
5 9 (14.29%) Scrum
6 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
6 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
7 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.11%) TDD
8 6 (9.52%) Performance Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Service Management
8 6 (9.52%) UML
8 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (7.94%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.94%) Server Hardening
9 5 (7.94%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) C++
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 13 (20.63%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) C#
4 11 (17.46%) Objective-C
5 10 (15.87%) VB
6 8 (12.70%) Embedded C
7 6 (9.52%) Embedded C++
8 5 (7.94%) Apple Swift
9 4 (6.35%) Python
9 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.76%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.76%) R
11 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.59%) VBScript
12 1 (1.59%) Perl
12 1 (1.59%) Fortran
12 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) HND
3 5 (7.94%) HNC
4 4 (6.35%) ISEB
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.76%) CCNA
5 3 (4.76%) CCENT
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) HP
3 5 (7.94%) Apple
4 4 (6.35%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.59%) Sun
7 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.59%) Siemens
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 26 days ago