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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 146 72 91
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +19
Permanent jobs citing C 113 223 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 3.21% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 5.20% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 78 164 191
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £49,000
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
3885 4290 4585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.34% 61.80% 60.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3738 4115
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 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
Manchester -62 56 £39,500 +7.48% 18
Cheshire -5 40 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Merseyside 0 12 £45,000 - 3
Lancashire -24 1 - - 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 124 (47.33%) C++
2 77 (29.39%) C#
3 68 (25.95%) SQL
4 62 (23.66%) Degree
5 61 (23.28%) Project Management
6 60 (22.90%) Windows
7 57 (21.76%) Java
7 57 (21.76%) Microsoft
8 55 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (19.47%) Linux
10 45 (17.18%) ITIL
11 43 (16.41%) SQL Server
11 43 (16.41%) Finance
12 40 (15.27%) XML
13 38 (14.50%) Web Services
14 36 (13.74%) .NET
15 35 (13.36%) Retail
16 34 (12.98%) Software Engineering
16 34 (12.98%) MS Excel
17 33 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (11.07%) JavaScript
19 29 (11.07%) HTML
20 28 (10.69%) OO
21 27 (10.31%) IIS
22 26 (9.92%) Service Delivery
22 26 (9.92%) Mentoring
23 25 (9.54%) Mathematics
24 21 (8.02%) Apple iOS
24 21 (8.02%) Python

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 27 (10.31%) IIS
2 7 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.29%) SAS
3 6 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.29%) Confluence
4 5 (1.91%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.15%) Lync
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.73%) MS Office
3 11 (4.20%) MS Project
4 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.29%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.76%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.38%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (6.87%) Office 365
2 7 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.76%) Route 53
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.58%) HTTP
3 11 (4.20%) HTTPS
4 9 (3.44%) Intranet
5 8 (3.05%) DNS
6 7 (2.67%) DHCP
6 7 (2.67%) VLAN
7 6 (2.29%) VPN
7 6 (2.29%) Internet
8 4 (1.53%) PSTN
8 4 (1.53%) WAN
9 3 (1.15%) LAN
9 3 (1.15%) MPLS
9 3 (1.15%) Firewall
9 3 (1.15%) Wireless
9 3 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.15%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.15%) AMQP
10 2 (0.76%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (3.05%) MySQL
4 8 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.05%) Big Data
4 8 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.15%) SQLite
10 2 (0.76%) EDMS
10 2 (0.76%) Informix
11 1 (0.38%) MS Access
11 1 (0.38%) DB2
11 1 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (7.63%) ClearCase
2 17 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.11%) Subversion
4 15 (5.73%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.34%) JUnit
6 8 (3.05%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.29%) Maven
7 6 (2.29%) JIRA
7 6 (2.29%) Selenium
8 3 (1.15%) Gradle
8 3 (1.15%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.76%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.76%) Ant
10 1 (0.38%) Hudson
10 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.38%) JMeter
10 1 (0.38%) NetBeans
General
1 43 (16.41%) Finance
2 35 (13.36%) Retail
3 19 (7.25%) Banking
4 14 (5.34%) Retail Banking
5 11 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.82%) Marketing
7 7 (2.67%) Back Office
8 6 (2.29%) Games
9 5 (1.91%) Automotive
10 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.15%) Advertising
11 2 (0.76%) Electronics
11 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.76%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.38%) Military
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 78 (29.77%) Developer
2 26 (9.92%) Java Developer
3 25 (9.54%) Analyst
4 20 (7.63%) Technical Specialist
5 18 (6.87%) Software Engineer
5 18 (6.87%) C++ Developer
6 16 (6.11%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.34%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.20%) Applications Developer
8 11 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.82%) C Developer
9 10 (3.82%) Java Applications Developer
10 8 (3.05%) Web Manager
10 8 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV Developer
10 8 (3.05%) Service Analyst
11 7 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.67%) Tester
11 7 (2.67%) Programme Manager
11 7 (2.67%) Lead Project Manager
11 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.27%) XML
2 38 (14.50%) Web Services
3 36 (13.74%) .NET
4 29 (11.07%) HTML
5 16 (6.11%) XSLT
5 16 (6.11%) Middleware
6 14 (5.34%) CSS
7 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.82%) J2SE
8 10 (3.82%) AWT
9 9 (3.44%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.44%) JSON
9 9 (3.44%) HTML5
10 8 (3.05%) OpenGL
11 7 (2.67%) EJB
11 7 (2.67%) DHTML
11 7 (2.67%) Silverlight
12 6 (2.29%) Spring
12 6 (2.29%) Java EE
12 6 (2.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.54%) Mathematics
3 15 (5.73%) PMI
4 14 (5.34%) Client/Server
5 13 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (4.20%) Animation
8 10 (3.82%) Mobile App
9 9 (3.44%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.44%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (2.67%) SCADA
11 6 (2.29%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.91%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.91%) Economics
13 4 (1.53%) Life Science
13 4 (1.53%) Open Source
14 3 (1.15%) Replication
14 3 (1.15%) User Experience
15 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.90%) Windows
2 51 (19.47%) Linux
3 21 (8.02%) Apple iOS
4 20 (7.63%) Android
5 14 (5.34%) Mac OS X
6 9 (3.44%) UNIX
7 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.76%) CentOS
10 2 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.76%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.38%) VMS
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.28%) Project Management
2 55 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (17.18%) ITIL
4 34 (12.98%) Software Engineering
5 32 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (10.69%) OO
7 26 (9.92%) Service Delivery
7 26 (9.92%) Mentoring
8 17 (6.49%) SOA
9 16 (6.11%) Business Development
9 16 (6.11%) Incident Management
10 15 (5.73%) CMMI
10 15 (5.73%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.34%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.96%) Change Management
13 12 (4.58%) OOD
14 11 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.20%) Scrum
14 11 (4.20%) Multithreading
14 11 (4.20%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (47.33%) C++
2 77 (29.39%) C#
3 68 (25.95%) SQL
4 57 (21.76%) Java
5 29 (11.07%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.02%) Python
7 15 (5.73%) PHP
8 10 (3.82%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.05%) VB
10 7 (2.67%) Ada
10 7 (2.67%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.67%) Assembly Language
10 7 (2.67%) VBA
11 6 (2.29%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.29%) Uniface
12 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.15%) Perl
13 3 (1.15%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.15%) Lua
14 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (23.66%) Degree
2 15 (5.73%) PMI Certification
3 14 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.34%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.67%) HND
5 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.91%) MCSE
6 5 (1.91%) MCSA
6 5 (1.91%) CCNA
7 3 (1.15%) ISEB
8 2 (0.76%) CCIE
9 1 (0.38%) MCP
9 1 (0.38%) MCSD
9 1 (0.38%) HNC
9 1 (0.38%) MCTS
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.38%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.87%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.73%) Active Directory
1 15 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.05%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.67%) vSphere
4 5 (1.91%) XenApp
4 5 (1.91%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.15%) Xen
5 3 (1.15%) NFS
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.76%) Firmware
6 2 (0.76%) Squid
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.29%) Puppet
2 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.53%) SCCM
3 3 (1.15%) SCOM
3 3 (1.15%) WMI
3 3 (1.15%) WSUS
4 2 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.76%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.76%) Nagios
4 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) Salt
5 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 57 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.87%) Oracle
3 16 (6.11%) VMware
4 11 (4.20%) Citrix
5 8 (3.05%) HP
6 6 (2.29%) Cisco
6 6 (2.29%) Sage
6 6 (2.29%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.91%) NetApp
7 5 (1.91%) Open Text
7 5 (1.91%) Avaya
8 4 (1.53%) IBM
8 4 (1.53%) NEC
8 4 (1.53%) Remedy
8 4 (1.53%) Sophos
9 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.15%) Perforce
9 3 (1.15%) SAP
9 3 (1.15%) Trend Micro
9 3 (1.15%) WatchGuard
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + company car, pension, holidays
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus health insurance, pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Congleton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training, career growth, pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago