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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 54 52 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing C 7 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.42% 3.46% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 5.26% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 3
Average salary £45,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £37,000
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
276 418 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.87% 65.72% 63.14%
Number of salaries quoted 214 383 308
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -1 3 £41,500 -7.77% 3
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) Project Management
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) QA
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) BMC
7 2 (10.00%) CA
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
7 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 2 (10.00%) Tripwire
7 2 (10.00%) Trend Micro
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (10.00%) Nagios
7 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (10.00%) BladeLogic
7 2 (10.00%) SCCM
7 2 (10.00%) SCOM

C
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Programme Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Lead Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.00%) Qt
2 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.00%) DHTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Project Management
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) UML
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C++
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) BMC
1 2 (10.00%) CA
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee
1 2 (10.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (10.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: negotiable, benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago