The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 49 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing C 6 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.52% 2.15% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 3.13% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Average salary £23,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +50.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
233 320 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 59.14% 68.82% 61.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 300 242
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

C
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

C Salary Trend in Liverpool

C
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Liverpool

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Load Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (33.33%) VLDB
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) Nagios
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
6 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
6 2 (16.67%) BMC
6 2 (16.67%) CA
6 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

C
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) ADSL
1 1 (8.33%) ISDN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) VLDB
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Qt
4 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) STL
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
2 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (16.67%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Trend Micro
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco