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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 134 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 132 182 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.78% 2.74% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 4.56% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 91 145 201
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
4067 3995 4277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.83% 60.17% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3454 3516 3810
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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 -26 84 £39,000 -2.50% 33
Cheshire -6 24 £45,000 - 14
Merseyside -6 16 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Lancashire -21 5 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 119 (44.40%) C++
2 81 (30.22%) C#
3 75 (27.99%) SQL
4 62 (23.13%) Linux
5 61 (22.76%) Windows
6 59 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (20.52%) Microsoft
8 53 (19.78%) Java
9 51 (19.03%) SQL Server
10 50 (18.66%) Project Management
11 48 (17.91%) ITIL
12 43 (16.04%) Degree
13 42 (15.67%) .NET
14 40 (14.93%) Web Services
14 40 (14.93%) Finance
15 37 (13.81%) XML
15 37 (13.81%) Software Engineering
16 36 (13.43%) Retail
17 35 (13.06%) MS Excel
17 35 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (12.31%) Mentoring
19 30 (11.19%) JavaScript
20 29 (10.82%) Python
21 26 (9.70%) OO
21 26 (9.70%) Service Delivery
21 26 (9.70%) QA
22 25 (9.33%) Mathematics
22 25 (9.33%) Banking
22 25 (9.33%) TDD
23 23 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 23 (8.58%) IIS
2 8 (2.99%) SAS
3 7 (2.61%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.24%) Confluence
5 4 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.75%) Lync
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Node.js
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.09%) MS Office
3 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (6.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.24%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.37%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.97%) Office 365
3 8 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Route 53
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) HTTP
2 8 (2.99%) VPN
3 6 (2.24%) Internet
4 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.87%) DNS
4 5 (1.87%) DHCP
4 5 (1.87%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.49%) PSTN
5 4 (1.49%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.49%) VLAN
5 4 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.12%) AMQP
6 3 (1.12%) Intranet
7 2 (0.75%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.75%) IPsec
7 2 (0.75%) PPTP
7 2 (0.75%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.37%) Wireless
8 1 (0.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.73%) MySQL
2 10 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.36%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.24%) Big Data
6 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.12%) DB2
9 2 (0.75%) Informix
9 2 (0.75%) EDMS
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (6.72%) ClearCase
2 14 (5.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.85%) Subversion
4 8 (2.99%) JUnit
5 7 (2.61%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.24%) Maven
6 6 (2.24%) JIRA
6 6 (2.24%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.87%) Selenium
8 3 (1.12%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.12%) Gradle
9 2 (0.75%) Ant
9 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.75%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.37%) Hudson
10 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
General
1 40 (14.93%) Finance
2 36 (13.43%) Retail
3 25 (9.33%) Banking
4 15 (5.60%) Games
5 13 (4.85%) Retail Banking
6 12 (4.48%) Marketing
7 9 (3.36%) Advertising
8 8 (2.99%) Automotive
9 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.24%) Back Office
11 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.37%) Military
13 1 (0.37%) German Language
13 1 (0.37%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (34.33%) Developer
2 31 (11.57%) Analyst
3 25 (9.33%) Java Developer
4 20 (7.46%) Software Engineer
5 19 (7.09%) Technical Specialist
6 17 (6.34%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.22%) Dynamics NAV Developer
8 13 (4.85%) Development Engineer
8 13 (4.85%) Senior Development Engineer
8 13 (4.85%) Automation Engineer
8 13 (4.85%) C++ Developer
9 12 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.10%) Microsoft Developer
11 10 (3.73%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.36%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.99%) C Developer
14 7 (2.61%) Scala Developer
14 7 (2.61%) Programmer
14 7 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (2.61%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.67%) .NET
2 40 (14.93%) Web Services
3 37 (13.81%) XML
4 18 (6.72%) HTML
5 15 (5.60%) XSLT
6 14 (5.22%) Middleware
7 12 (4.48%) CSS
8 9 (3.36%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.36%) J2EE
9 8 (2.99%) JMS
10 7 (2.61%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.61%) Spring
10 7 (2.61%) WCF
11 6 (2.24%) JSON
11 6 (2.24%) EJB
12 5 (1.87%) OpenGL
12 5 (1.87%) LAMP
12 5 (1.87%) SVG
12 5 (1.87%) Java EE
12 5 (1.87%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.33%) Mathematics
3 16 (5.97%) PMI
3 16 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.22%) Animation
5 12 (4.48%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.10%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (3.36%) iPhone
7 9 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (2.99%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.61%) SCADA
9 7 (2.61%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.24%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.24%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.87%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.87%) Economics
11 5 (1.87%) Open Source
12 3 (1.12%) User Experience
12 3 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.13%) Linux
2 61 (22.76%) Windows
3 19 (7.09%) Mac OS X
4 13 (4.85%) UNIX
5 9 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.99%) Android
7 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.75%) CentOS
9 2 (0.75%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.66%) Project Management
3 48 (17.91%) ITIL
4 37 (13.81%) Software Engineering
5 33 (12.31%) Mentoring
6 26 (9.70%) OO
6 26 (9.70%) Service Delivery
7 25 (9.33%) TDD
8 23 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 16 (5.97%) CMMI
9 16 (5.97%) Business Development
10 15 (5.60%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.60%) SOA
11 14 (5.22%) Test Scripting
11 14 (5.22%) Incident Management
12 13 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.48%) ERP
14 11 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (4.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 119 (44.40%) C++
2 81 (30.22%) C#
3 75 (27.99%) SQL
4 53 (19.78%) Java
5 30 (11.19%) JavaScript
6 29 (10.82%) Python
7 18 (6.72%) PHP
8 15 (5.60%) Perl
9 11 (4.10%) Ada
10 9 (3.36%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.61%) VBA
11 7 (2.61%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.61%) Scala
12 6 (2.24%) Uniface
13 5 (1.87%) Lua
14 4 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.49%) VBScript
14 4 (1.49%) COBOL
14 4 (1.49%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (16.04%) Degree
2 17 (6.34%) SC Cleared
2 17 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.97%) PMI Certification
4 10 (3.73%) HND
5 7 (2.61%) ISEB
5 7 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.87%) CCNA
7 5 (1.87%) MCSE
7 5 (1.87%) MCSA
8 2 (0.75%) CCIE
9 1 (0.37%) MCSD
9 1 (0.37%) MCTS
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.37%) NCDA
9 1 (0.37%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.70%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.60%) Active Directory
1 15 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.85%) XenApp
2 13 (4.85%) XenDesktop
3 10 (3.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.87%) vSphere
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.12%) Firmware
5 3 (1.12%) Xen
6 2 (0.75%) Squid
6 2 (0.75%) NFS
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.24%) Puppet
2 4 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Ansible
3 1 (0.37%) Salt
3 1 (0.37%) Mesos
3 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) SCOM
3 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 55 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.58%) Oracle
3 20 (7.46%) VMware
4 17 (6.34%) Citrix
5 7 (2.61%) HP
6 6 (2.24%) Sage
6 6 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.24%) Open Text
7 4 (1.49%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.49%) Remedy
7 4 (1.49%) NEC
7 4 (1.49%) JBoss
7 4 (1.49%) Unisys
8 3 (1.12%) Cisco
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
8 3 (1.12%) NetApp
8 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.12%) Perforce
9 2 (0.75%) SAP
9 2 (0.75%) Xilinx
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus - Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 21 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - plus exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Progression, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 dependant on experience + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Manchester
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £12,480
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago