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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 36 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing C 7 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.77% 4.41% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 8.13% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 6
Average salary - £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
131 123 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 51.78% 54.19% 69.16%
Number of salaries quoted 90 103 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Marketing
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) VBA
3 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (45.45%) SAS
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Credit Risk
3 5 (45.45%) Economics
3 5 (45.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Coaching
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (45.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Strategy Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Embedded C Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 5 (45.45%) Credit Risk
2 5 (45.45%) Economics
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
1 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
1 5 (45.45%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Logistics
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft