The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 27 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing C 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.60% 2.91% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 4.94% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £44,000 £23,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.30% -50.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 162 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 46.39% 58.91% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 59 128 110
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,208 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

C
Salary Trend in Chester

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

C Salary Trend in Chester

C
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Fortran
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) Modbus
2 1 (33.33%) Profibus
2 1 (33.33%) WinCC
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (33.33%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Modbus
1 1 (33.33%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) PLC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PLC SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Fortran
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens