The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 36 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing C 41 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.63% 6.07% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.38% 12.20% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 31
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% -5.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £18,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
395 369 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.26% 49.80% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 345 331 306
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C
England

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

C
Salary Trend in the North East

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

C Salary Trend in the North East

C
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C Salary Histogram in the North East

C
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 25 £35,000 +47.36% 9
Durham -7 14 £33,750 +5.46% 1
Northumberland - 2 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 40 (65.57%) C++
2 37 (60.66%) Linux
3 36 (59.02%) Software Engineering
4 30 (49.18%) Subversion
5 24 (39.34%) Embedded C
5 24 (39.34%) Electronics
6 23 (37.70%) UNIX
7 22 (36.07%) Firmware
7 22 (36.07%) Qt
8 20 (32.79%) Embedded C++
8 20 (32.79%) Java
9 19 (31.15%) Degree
10 15 (24.59%) Assembly Language
11 14 (22.95%) C#
12 13 (21.31%) Web Services
12 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
12 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
12 13 (21.31%) Embedded Software Development
13 12 (19.67%) MooTools
13 12 (19.67%) Apache Wicket
13 12 (19.67%) JAX-WS
13 12 (19.67%) Jackrabbit
13 12 (19.67%) Java EE
13 12 (19.67%) JSR 170
13 12 (19.67%) jQuery
13 12 (19.67%) Spring
13 12 (19.67%) Maven
13 12 (19.67%) HTML
13 12 (19.67%) OO
13 12 (19.67%) Tomcat

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 12 (19.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Bluetooth
1 5 (8.20%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Subversion
2 12 (19.67%) Maven
3 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (9.84%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (39.34%) Electronics
2 12 (19.67%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Automotive
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Firmware Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Programmer
4 4 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Development Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Java Programmer
5 3 (4.92%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Design Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Support Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) Qt
2 13 (21.31%) Web Services
3 12 (19.67%) MooTools
3 12 (19.67%) Apache Wicket
3 12 (19.67%) JAX-WS
3 12 (19.67%) Java EE
3 12 (19.67%) JSR 170
3 12 (19.67%) jQuery
3 12 (19.67%) Spring
3 12 (19.67%) HTML
4 7 (11.48%) MFC
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.28%) .NET
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Firmware
2 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
3 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
4 8 (13.11%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 23 (37.70%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) Embedded Software Development
3 12 (19.67%) OO
4 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.84%) TDD
6 5 (8.20%) Validation
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) UML
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.92%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Web Development
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.92%) OOD
7 3 (4.92%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.28%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.28%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) C++
2 24 (39.34%) Embedded C
3 20 (32.79%) Embedded C++
3 20 (32.79%) Java
4 15 (24.59%) Assembly Language
5 14 (22.95%) C#
6 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.11%) SQL
8 3 (4.92%) Python
9 2 (3.28%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) sed
10 1 (1.64%) AWK
10 1 (1.64%) Perl
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) HP
3 4 (6.56%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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