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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 87 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 30 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.86% 2.63% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 4.89% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 56
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,750 £44,750
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
813 920 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.53% 53.71% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 660 730 852
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Warrington -11 5 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Crewe - 4 £40,000 - 2
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
Chester +10 2 £34,500 +50.00%
Macclesfield +13 1 - -
Knutsford -7 1 - -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (60.00%) C++
2 34 (56.67%) Java
3 28 (46.67%) Windows
4 23 (38.33%) Finance
5 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (31.67%) Degree
7 16 (26.67%) OO
7 16 (26.67%) .NET
8 13 (21.67%) SQL
8 13 (21.67%) Objective-C
9 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (20.00%) HTML
10 11 (18.33%) C#
10 11 (18.33%) UNIX
10 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
10 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (18.33%) SDLC
11 10 (16.67%) VB
11 10 (16.67%) ISO 9001
11 10 (16.67%) Windows CE
11 10 (16.67%) Electronics
12 9 (15.00%) Banking
12 9 (15.00%) Embedded C
12 9 (15.00%) HTTP
12 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
13 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
13 8 (13.33%) Android
13 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
13 8 (13.33%) J2EE
13 8 (13.33%) Oracle

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (6.67%) Apache Pig
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) LDAP
4 1 (1.67%) Modbus
4 1 (1.67%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.67%) Big Data
2 4 (6.67%) HBase
3 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQLite
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Impala
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) LoadRunner
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (6.67%) CodeWarrior
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Electronics
3 9 (15.00%) Banking
4 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (13.33%) J2EE
4 7 (11.67%) ODBC
5 6 (10.00%) XML
6 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.67%) JSON
6 4 (6.67%) Web Services
7 3 (5.00%) WSDL
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) AWT
8 2 (3.33%) J2SE
8 2 (3.33%) Cocoa
9 1 (1.67%) JNI
9 1 (1.67%) Kafka
9 1 (1.67%) Dalvik
9 1 (1.67%) Cascading
9 1 (1.67%) GStreamer
9 1 (1.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
4 6 (10.00%) iPad
4 6 (10.00%) iPhone
5 4 (6.67%) Cryptography
6 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.00%) SCADA
6 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.00%) CMDB
6 3 (5.00%) Statistics
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.67%) GIS
7 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) UNIX
2 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (16.67%) Windows CE
4 8 (13.33%) Android
5 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 5 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) OO
3 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (18.33%) SDLC
5 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
6 7 (11.67%) UML
6 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (11.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security
7 6 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (10.00%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) TDD
9 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) C++
2 34 (56.67%) Java
3 13 (21.67%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) Objective-C
4 11 (18.33%) C#
5 10 (16.67%) VB
6 9 (15.00%) Embedded C
7 7 (11.67%) Embedded C++
7 7 (11.67%) Apple Swift
8 4 (6.67%) Python
9 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.00%) R
10 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.67%) Perl
11 1 (1.67%) VBScript
11 1 (1.67%) Fortran
11 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) HND
3 6 (10.00%) HNC
4 4 (6.67%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) HP
3 6 (10.00%) Apple
4 4 (6.67%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.67%) Teradata
6 1 (1.67%) Siemens
6 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) Sun
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Health Care
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Daresbury, Warrington
Research Councils UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Manchester
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £95000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago