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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 119 126 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -69
Permanent jobs citing C 138 144 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 2.05% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 3.62% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 118 100 241
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 £30,000 £23,450 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3405 3981 4377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.27% 56.58% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2880 3411 3833
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +10 86 £39,250 +20.76% 33
Cheshire -10 37 £47,500 +43.93% 9
Merseyside +17 5 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Lancashire -6 5 £45,000 +15.38%
Cumbria - 1 £50,000 - 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 133 (51.75%) C++
2 102 (39.69%) Java
3 82 (31.91%) Windows
4 81 (31.52%) Degree
5 68 (26.46%) Software Engineering
6 59 (22.96%) Linux
7 55 (21.40%) .NET
7 55 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (21.01%) Microsoft
9 50 (19.46%) UNIX
10 48 (18.68%) SQL
10 48 (18.68%) Finance
11 46 (17.90%) HTML
11 46 (17.90%) C#
11 46 (17.90%) SQL Server
12 44 (17.12%) TDD
13 36 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (13.62%) XML
15 34 (13.23%) OO
15 34 (13.23%) REST
16 33 (12.84%) Relational Database
17 32 (12.45%) Spring
18 30 (11.67%) JSON
19 29 (11.28%) Retail
20 25 (9.73%) Apple iOS
20 25 (9.73%) Oracle
20 25 (9.73%) WSDL
20 25 (9.73%) HP
20 25 (9.73%) Hibernate
21 24 (9.34%) VMware

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.89%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.11%) WordPress
5 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.95%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.95%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.95%) SAS
7 4 (1.56%) Node.js
8 3 (1.17%) Apache
9 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.78%) JBoss
9 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.39%) Drupal
10 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.67%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS Project
3 5 (1.95%) PowerPivot
4 4 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.78%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.78%) Maya
5 2 (0.78%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.39%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (4.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.17%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.17%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.78%) Maximo
3 2 (0.78%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.95%) Office 365
3 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.78%) HTTP
2 17 (6.61%) DHCP
2 17 (6.61%) DNS
3 16 (6.23%) VLAN
4 15 (5.84%) WAN
5 14 (5.45%) LAN
6 11 (4.28%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.50%) HTTPS
8 8 (3.11%) MPLS
9 7 (2.72%) Wireless
9 7 (2.72%) IPsec
9 7 (2.72%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (2.33%) Network Security
10 6 (2.33%) Firewall
11 5 (1.95%) VPN
11 5 (1.95%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.56%) OpenVPN
13 2 (0.78%) 4G
13 2 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.84%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.17%) RDBMS
4 17 (6.61%) Big Data
5 14 (5.45%) MySQL
6 10 (3.89%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.11%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.95%) SQLite
9 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.95%) HBase
10 4 (1.56%) VLDB
11 3 (1.17%) SAP BW
11 3 (1.17%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.78%) Impala
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (9.34%) Maven
2 12 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.89%) LoadRunner
4 9 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.11%) Subversion
5 8 (3.11%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.33%) JUnit
7 4 (1.56%) PVCS
8 3 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.17%) CodeWarrior
9 2 (0.78%) ProC
9 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.39%) JIRA
10 1 (0.39%) Selenium
10 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.39%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 48 (18.68%) Finance
2 29 (11.28%) Retail
3 20 (7.78%) Electronics
4 12 (4.67%) Banking
5 9 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.95%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.95%) Marketing
8 3 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Billing
9 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Avionics
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Military
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 82 (31.91%) Developer
2 59 (22.96%) Software Engineer
3 23 (8.95%) Software Developer
4 17 (6.61%) Analyst
5 14 (5.45%) Consultant
5 14 (5.45%) Senior Developer
5 14 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (4.67%) Java Developer
6 12 (4.67%) Architect
7 11 (4.28%) Tester
8 10 (3.89%) iOS Developer
9 9 (3.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (3.50%) PHP Developer
9 9 (3.50%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (3.11%) Test Manager
10 8 (3.11%) Service Analyst
11 7 (2.72%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.72%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.72%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.72%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.40%) .NET
2 46 (17.90%) HTML
3 35 (13.62%) XML
4 34 (13.23%) REST
5 32 (12.45%) Spring
6 30 (11.67%) JSON
7 25 (9.73%) Hibernate
7 25 (9.73%) WSDL
8 24 (9.34%) JMS
8 24 (9.34%) CSS
9 23 (8.95%) Servlets
9 23 (8.95%) SOAP
9 23 (8.95%) ActiveMQ
9 23 (8.95%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (7.78%) Java EE
11 17 (6.61%) J2EE
12 15 (5.84%) .NET Framework
12 15 (5.84%) jQuery
13 14 (5.45%) WPF
14 10 (3.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.28%) Cryptography
5 10 (3.89%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.89%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.89%) FlexPod
6 9 (3.50%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.50%) iPad
6 9 (3.50%) iPhone
7 7 (2.72%) PKI
8 6 (2.33%) Life Science
8 6 (2.33%) Physics
8 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.33%) Replication
9 5 (1.95%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.56%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.56%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (31.91%) Windows
2 59 (22.96%) Linux
3 50 (19.46%) UNIX
4 25 (9.73%) Apple iOS
5 21 (8.17%) Android
6 16 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.28%) Mac OS X
8 9 (3.50%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.11%) CentOS
9 8 (3.11%) Windows CE
10 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.78%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.46%) Software Engineering
2 55 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.12%) TDD
4 34 (13.23%) OO
5 24 (9.34%) OOD
5 24 (9.34%) Project Management
6 23 (8.95%) E-Commerce
7 21 (8.17%) UML
7 21 (8.17%) Scrum
8 18 (7.00%) Analytics
9 17 (6.61%) Software Architecture
9 17 (6.61%) Logistics
9 17 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.23%) MVC
10 16 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (6.23%) Test Scripting
11 13 (5.06%) ERP
11 13 (5.06%) Performance Testing
11 13 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 133 (51.75%) C++
2 102 (39.69%) Java
3 48 (18.68%) SQL
4 46 (17.90%) C#
5 24 (9.34%) PHP
5 24 (9.34%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.00%) VB
6 18 (7.00%) Embedded C
7 14 (5.45%) Embedded C++
7 14 (5.45%) Objective-C
8 13 (5.06%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.06%) Scala
9 12 (4.67%) Python
10 10 (3.89%) Apple Swift
11 8 (3.11%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.72%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.33%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.95%) Ruby
15 3 (1.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 81 (31.52%) Degree
2 15 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.50%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.11%) NCDA
5 8 (3.11%) ISEB
6 7 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.72%) MCSE
6 7 (2.72%) MCSA
6 7 (2.72%) CCNA
7 6 (2.33%) HND
7 6 (2.33%) MCTS
8 5 (1.95%) HNC
8 5 (1.95%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.17%) NCIE
9 3 (1.17%) VCAP
9 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.17%) PMP
9 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.11%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.56%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) TickIT
4 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 23 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.06%) vSphere
4 8 (3.11%) Firmware
5 7 (2.72%) NFS
5 7 (2.72%) Xen
6 3 (1.17%) Squid
6 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.17%) HDFS
7 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) WMI
2 5 (1.95%) WSUS
3 4 (1.56%) Puppet
4 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 54 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.73%) HP
2 25 (9.73%) Oracle
3 24 (9.34%) VMware
4 17 (6.61%) NetApp
4 17 (6.61%) Cisco
5 16 (6.23%) Citrix
6 12 (4.67%) Apple
7 11 (4.28%) Veeam
8 10 (3.89%) Symantec
9 8 (3.11%) EMC
10 6 (2.33%) SAP
10 6 (2.33%) Sophos
10 6 (2.33%) Avaya
10 6 (2.33%) WatchGuard
10 6 (2.33%) Perforce
11 4 (1.56%) Huawei
12 3 (1.17%) Xilinx
12 3 (1.17%) Mentor Graphics
12 3 (1.17%) Ab Initio
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 Basic + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Family Health Care
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 Basic + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, healthcare, life i
Posted: 6 days ago