The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 60 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing C 4 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.77% 3.20% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 5.69% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 12
Average salary £38,614 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.70% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,505 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,723 £50,500 £42,250
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 246 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 61.35% 56.29% 64.37%
Number of salaries quoted 251 213 292
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

C
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

C Salary Trend in Lancashire

C
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Lancashire

C
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Chorley - 2 £47,500 -
Preston -8 1 £29,728 -37.41%
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Avionics
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) RPG IV
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Laravel
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony

C
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Navision Developer
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Laravel
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Symfony
2 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) EAI
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) RPG IV
3 1 (12.50%) Ada
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) RPG
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) IBM