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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 46 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing C 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.82% 0.61% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 1.09% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £26,000 £22,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -44.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
197 276 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.12% 56.33% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 158 257 232
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
Darwen - 3 £26,000 -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Software AG
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
1 4 (50.00%) webMethods
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) QA
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (37.50%) Smart Meter
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB

C
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
1 4 (50.00%) Junior
1 4 (50.00%) Junior Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 4 (50.00%) Software AG
1 4 (50.00%) webMethods