The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 105 137 62
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -75
Permanent jobs citing C 157 128 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.38% 1.85% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 3.22% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136 86 223
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3409 3972 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.60% 57.40% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2916 3407 3814
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C
Salary Trend in the North West

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

C Salary Trend in the North West

C
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

C Salary Histogram in the North West

C
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester +38 107 £40,000 +14.28% 31
Cheshire -6 32 £45,000 +56.52% 9
Merseyside +14 8 £23,000 -45.88% 2
Lancashire 0 4 £37,364 -12.08% 5
Cumbria - 2 £39,000 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 145 (52.73%) C++
2 98 (35.64%) Java
3 92 (33.45%) Windows
4 84 (30.55%) Degree
5 65 (23.64%) Linux
6 63 (22.91%) Software Engineering
7 61 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (22.18%) Microsoft
8 59 (21.45%) C#
9 54 (19.64%) HTML
10 53 (19.27%) .NET
10 53 (19.27%) Finance
11 51 (18.55%) SQL
12 45 (16.36%) UNIX
13 42 (15.27%) SQL Server
14 40 (14.55%) XML
15 37 (13.45%) OO
16 36 (13.09%) TDD
17 35 (12.73%) Project Management
18 32 (11.64%) Retail
18 32 (11.64%) Apple iOS
19 30 (10.91%) Relational Database
20 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (10.55%) JSON
20 29 (10.55%) JavaScript
21 28 (10.18%) CSS
21 28 (10.18%) Android
22 27 (9.82%) Spring
22 27 (9.82%) REST
23 26 (9.45%) OOD

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (6.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.27%) IIS
5 7 (2.55%) WordPress
5 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.09%) SAS
8 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.73%) JBoss
8 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.73%) Node.js
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.73%) Lync
9 1 (0.36%) WinCC
9 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 23 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.00%) MS Office
3 10 (3.64%) MS Project
4 5 (1.82%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.73%) Maya
5 2 (0.73%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.73%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.09%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.09%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.73%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.73%) Maximo
4 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.18%) Office 365
2 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.27%) HTTP
3 18 (6.55%) DNS
4 17 (6.18%) DHCP
4 17 (6.18%) VLAN
5 15 (5.45%) WAN
6 14 (5.09%) LAN
7 12 (4.36%) HTTPS
8 7 (2.55%) MPLS
8 7 (2.55%) IPsec
8 7 (2.55%) iSCSI
8 7 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.18%) Network Security
9 6 (2.18%) Firewall
9 6 (2.18%) Wireless
9 6 (2.18%) Intranet
10 5 (1.82%) VPN
11 4 (1.45%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.45%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.18%) RDBMS
4 15 (5.45%) Big Data
5 12 (4.36%) MySQL
6 7 (2.55%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.18%) SQLite
7 6 (2.18%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.45%) VLDB
10 3 (1.09%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.09%) HBase
10 3 (1.09%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.73%) Impala
12 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (7.64%) Maven
2 19 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.36%) Subversion
4 11 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.27%) JUnit
6 8 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.55%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.45%) PVCS
8 4 (1.45%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.73%) CodeWarrior
10 2 (0.73%) ProC
10 2 (0.73%) Selenium
11 1 (0.36%) JMeter
11 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.36%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 53 (19.27%) Finance
2 32 (11.64%) Retail
3 18 (6.55%) Electronics
4 15 (5.45%) Banking
5 8 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.55%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.82%) Marketing
8 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.73%) Billing
11 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Avionics
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Military
11 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 87 (31.64%) Developer
2 50 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 25 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 17 (6.18%) Analyst
5 16 (5.82%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.09%) Tester
8 12 (4.36%) Architect
8 12 (4.36%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.36%) Consultant
9 10 (3.64%) C++ Developer
9 10 (3.64%) iOS Developer
10 9 (3.27%) Applications Developer
10 9 (3.27%) Java Applications Developer
11 8 (2.91%) C Developer
11 8 (2.91%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.91%) Service Analyst
11 8 (2.91%) PHP Developer
12 7 (2.55%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (19.64%) HTML
2 53 (19.27%) .NET
3 40 (14.55%) XML
4 29 (10.55%) JSON
5 28 (10.18%) CSS
6 27 (9.82%) Spring
6 27 (9.82%) REST
7 21 (7.64%) WSDL
7 21 (7.64%) Hibernate
8 20 (7.27%) JMS
8 20 (7.27%) Servlets
8 20 (7.27%) SOAP
9 19 (6.91%) ActiveMQ
9 19 (6.91%) .NET Framework
9 19 (6.91%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (6.18%) Java EE
11 15 (5.45%) ASP.NET
12 14 (5.09%) J2EE
12 14 (5.09%) Silverlight
13 13 (4.73%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.55%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 11 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.64%) FlexPod
6 9 (3.27%) Life Science
6 9 (3.27%) iPhone
6 9 (3.27%) iPad
7 8 (2.91%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.91%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.55%) PKI
8 7 (2.55%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.18%) Replication
9 6 (2.18%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.45%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 92 (33.45%) Windows
2 65 (23.64%) Linux
3 45 (16.36%) UNIX
4 32 (11.64%) Apple iOS
5 28 (10.18%) Android
6 17 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (4.73%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.64%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.55%) CentOS
12 6 (2.18%) Windows CE
13 4 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.73%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.91%) Software Engineering
2 61 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (13.45%) OO
4 36 (13.09%) TDD
5 35 (12.73%) Project Management
6 26 (9.45%) OOD
7 21 (7.64%) E-Commerce
8 20 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (6.91%) UML
10 16 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.45%) Scrum
12 14 (5.09%) MVC
12 14 (5.09%) Change Management
12 14 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.73%) Test Scripting
13 13 (4.73%) Logistics
13 13 (4.73%) Automated Testing
13 13 (4.73%) Migration
13 13 (4.73%) OOP
13 13 (4.73%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 145 (52.73%) C++
2 98 (35.64%) Java
3 59 (21.45%) C#
4 51 (18.55%) SQL
5 29 (10.55%) JavaScript
6 23 (8.36%) PHP
7 21 (7.64%) VB
8 17 (6.18%) Embedded C
9 15 (5.45%) Embedded C++
10 14 (5.09%) Objective-C
11 13 (4.73%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.64%) Scala
13 9 (3.27%) Python
14 7 (2.55%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.55%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.55%) Bash Shell
15 6 (2.18%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.09%) ABAP
18 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (30.55%) Degree
2 15 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.91%) NCDA
5 8 (2.91%) CCNA
5 8 (2.91%) ISEB
5 8 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.91%) MCSE
5 8 (2.91%) MCSA
6 6 (2.18%) MCTS
6 6 (2.18%) HND
7 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.82%) HNC
8 4 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) PMP
9 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.09%) NCIE
9 3 (1.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.18%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.82%) QA
4 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.73%) vSphere
4 8 (2.91%) Firmware
5 7 (2.55%) Xen
5 7 (2.55%) NFS
6 5 (1.82%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.09%) Squid
7 3 (1.09%) HDFS
8 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.73%) Docker
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.18%) WSUS
1 6 (2.18%) WMI
2 4 (1.45%) Puppet
2 4 (1.45%) SCCM
3 3 (1.09%) SCOM
4 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.73%) Nagios
4 2 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.73%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.45%) VMware
3 25 (9.09%) HP
4 24 (8.73%) Oracle
5 18 (6.55%) Citrix
5 18 (6.55%) NetApp
6 17 (6.18%) Cisco
7 12 (4.36%) Apple
7 12 (4.36%) Symantec
8 11 (4.00%) Veeam
9 8 (2.91%) EMC
10 7 (2.55%) Sophos
11 6 (2.18%) Avaya
11 6 (2.18%) SAP
11 6 (2.18%) WatchGuard
12 5 (1.82%) Perforce
13 3 (1.09%) Ab Initio
13 3 (1.09%) Teradata
13 3 (1.09%) Huawei
13 3 (1.09%) Cognos
Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Progression, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training, career growth, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Salary: £4000 - £47500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
CBS butler
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, pension, healthcare, life insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + flexitime+more
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fast-Track Career Progression
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago