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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 50 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing C 9 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.76% 1.22% 4.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 2.22% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 21
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £71,250 £85,000
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
246 360 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 48.24% 54.96% 64.57%
Number of salaries quoted 201 328 306
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

C
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

C Salary Trend in Merseyside

C
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

C Salary Histogram in Merseyside

C
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Liverpool +17 8 £33,500 +3.07% 4
Wirral - 1 £100,000 -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (47.06%) C++
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Load Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) VB
5 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) VLDB
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Logistics
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering

C
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (5.88%) ADSL
1 1 (5.88%) ISDN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) VLDB
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Load Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Game Development
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) VB
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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