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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 91 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing C 33 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.92% 2.39% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.58% 4.63% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 38
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
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
922 928 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 53.60% 51.50% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 754 755 823
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 31 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 31 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
Chester -2 4 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Knutsford - 4 £16,500 -
Warrington -5 3 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Crewe -12 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Runcorn - 1 £47,500 - 2
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (52.11%) C++
2 31 (43.66%) Java
3 27 (38.03%) Finance
4 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (33.80%) Windows
6 18 (25.35%) HTML
6 18 (25.35%) Banking
7 16 (22.54%) .NET
7 16 (22.54%) Degree
8 15 (21.13%) OO
9 13 (18.31%) SQL
9 13 (18.31%) HTTP
9 13 (18.31%) TDD
9 13 (18.31%) SDLC
10 12 (16.90%) Mobile App
10 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
10 12 (16.90%) Scrum
10 12 (16.90%) Objective-C
10 12 (16.90%) C#
11 11 (15.49%) UNIX
11 11 (15.49%) Electronics
12 10 (14.08%) Information Security
12 10 (14.08%) Web Services
12 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (12.68%) jQuery
13 9 (12.68%) Visualisation
13 9 (12.68%) User Experience
13 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.68%) J2EE
13 9 (12.68%) Windows CE

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (8.45%) CMS
2 3 (4.23%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) HTTP
2 6 (8.45%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) Skype
5 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.23%) HBase
2 3 (4.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQLite
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.45%) Jasmine
3 4 (5.63%) CodeWarrior
3 4 (5.63%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.41%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 18 (25.35%) Banking
3 11 (15.49%) Electronics
4 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.86%) Financial Institution
4 7 (9.86%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Security Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Test Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Design Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Test Manager
6 5 (7.04%) iOS Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) HTML
2 16 (22.54%) .NET
3 10 (14.08%) Web Services
4 9 (12.68%) J2EE
4 9 (12.68%) jQuery
5 7 (9.86%) ODBC
6 6 (8.45%) XML
6 6 (8.45%) CSS
6 6 (8.45%) CSS3
6 6 (8.45%) Backbone.js
6 6 (8.45%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (8.45%) D3.js
6 6 (8.45%) Sass
6 6 (8.45%) LESS
6 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (8.45%) HTML5
6 6 (8.45%) SVG
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.68%) User Experience
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Visualisation
3 7 (9.86%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.04%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.04%) iPad
4 5 (7.04%) iPhone
5 4 (5.63%) GIS
6 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) Statistics
6 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.23%) CMDB
7 2 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.82%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.82%) SCADA
8 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.41%) Clustering
8 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) UNIX
3 9 (12.68%) Windows CE
4 7 (9.86%) Linux
5 6 (8.45%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.63%) Android
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.41%) AIX
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) OO
3 13 (18.31%) TDD
3 13 (18.31%) SDLC
4 12 (16.90%) Scrum
4 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.08%) Information Security
5 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.27%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.86%) Project Management
7 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
8 6 (8.45%) Performance Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.45%) MVC
8 6 (8.45%) Web Design
9 5 (7.04%) Network Design
9 5 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) C++
2 31 (43.66%) Java
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) C#
4 12 (16.90%) Objective-C
5 8 (11.27%) VB
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.86%) Embedded C
7 5 (7.04%) Embedded C++
7 5 (7.04%) Apple Swift
8 4 (5.63%) Python
9 3 (4.23%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.23%) R
10 2 (2.82%) ANSI C
10 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.41%) VBScript
11 1 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) HNC
2 4 (5.63%) HND
2 4 (5.63%) ISEB
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.23%) CCNA
3 3 (4.23%) CCENT
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) ISO 9001
1 8 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.45%) QA
3 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle
1 8 (11.27%) HP
2 5 (7.04%) Apple
3 4 (5.63%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.41%) Sun
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + home working
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