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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 135 113 98
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Permanent jobs citing C 119 139 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.73% 2.10% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 3.50% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 105 95 192
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,600 £48,500
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
3473 3966 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.50% 60.03% 61.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3077 3457 4350
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,659
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 27 January 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 January 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 -11 80 £38,250 -1.92% 43
Cheshire 0 28 £45,000 -11.76% 8
Merseyside +7 4 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Lancashire -10 2 £15,000 -64.70% 2
Cumbria - 2 £39,000 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 125 (50.81%) C++
2 79 (32.11%) Java
3 71 (28.86%) Degree
4 69 (28.05%) Windows
5 63 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (23.58%) C#
7 57 (23.17%) Microsoft
8 54 (21.95%) SQL
9 53 (21.54%) Linux
10 47 (19.11%) Project Management
11 44 (17.89%) Finance
12 43 (17.48%) HTML
13 39 (15.85%) SQL Server
14 38 (15.45%) XML
14 38 (15.45%) Software Engineering
15 32 (13.01%) JavaScript
16 31 (12.60%) OO
17 28 (11.38%) .NET
17 28 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (11.38%) Retail
17 28 (11.38%) Android
17 28 (11.38%) Apple iOS
18 25 (10.16%) MS Excel
18 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (9.76%) UNIX
20 22 (8.94%) Web Services
20 22 (8.94%) CSS
21 21 (8.54%) VMware
22 20 (8.13%) ITIL
22 20 (8.13%) TCP/IP

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (6.91%) IIS
2 13 (5.28%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.44%) SAS
6 5 (2.03%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.03%) WordPress
7 4 (1.63%) JBoss
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.81%) Lync
9 2 (0.81%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.88%) MS Project
2 12 (4.88%) MS Office
3 5 (2.03%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.81%) Maya
4 2 (0.81%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.22%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.81%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.81%) Maximo
3 2 (0.81%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.88%) Office 365
2 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.50%) DNS
3 15 (6.10%) DHCP
3 15 (6.10%) VLAN
4 14 (5.69%) HTTP
5 12 (4.88%) HTTPS
6 11 (4.47%) WAN
6 11 (4.47%) LAN
7 8 (3.25%) Intranet
8 7 (2.85%) IPsec
9 6 (2.44%) iSCSI
9 6 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.44%) MPLS
9 6 (2.44%) Firewall
9 6 (2.44%) Wireless
10 5 (2.03%) VPN
11 4 (1.63%) Internet
11 4 (1.63%) OpenVPN
12 3 (1.22%) Network Security
13 2 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.91%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.28%) MySQL
4 11 (4.47%) Big Data
5 7 (2.85%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.03%) SQLite
7 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.63%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (1.22%) VLDB
9 3 (1.22%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.22%) HBase
10 2 (0.81%) Impala
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.69%) Maven
3 12 (4.88%) Subversion
3 12 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.47%) ClearCase
5 10 (4.07%) JUnit
6 7 (2.85%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.44%) Selenium
8 2 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.81%) Ant
8 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.41%) PVCS
9 1 (0.41%) JMeter
9 1 (0.41%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.41%) JIRA
9 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.41%) Hudson
9 1 (0.41%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 44 (17.89%) Finance
2 28 (11.38%) Retail
3 18 (7.32%) Banking
4 11 (4.47%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.66%) Electronics
6 8 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.85%) Marketing
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.81%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 75 (30.49%) Developer
2 26 (10.57%) Software Engineer
3 22 (8.94%) Java Developer
4 18 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 15 (6.10%) Analyst
5 15 (6.10%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.10%) C++ Developer
6 14 (5.69%) Technical Specialist
7 12 (4.88%) Tester
8 11 (4.47%) Consultant
9 10 (4.07%) Applications Developer
9 10 (4.07%) C Developer
10 9 (3.66%) Java Applications Developer
10 9 (3.66%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 8 (3.25%) Architect
11 8 (3.25%) Web Manager
11 8 (3.25%) Software Manager
12 7 (2.85%) Lead Project Manager
12 7 (2.85%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.48%) HTML
2 38 (15.45%) XML
3 28 (11.38%) .NET
4 22 (8.94%) CSS
4 22 (8.94%) Web Services
5 18 (7.32%) Spring
6 17 (6.91%) JSON
7 16 (6.50%) ASP.NET
8 14 (5.69%) Hibernate
8 14 (5.69%) REST
9 12 (4.88%) Java EE
9 12 (4.88%) JMS
10 11 (4.47%) Middleware
10 11 (4.47%) SOAP
10 11 (4.47%) XSLT
10 11 (4.47%) HTML5
11 10 (4.07%) WSDL
12 9 (3.66%) J2SE
12 9 (3.66%) AWT
12 9 (3.66%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.50%) Mathematics
3 13 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.07%) Client/Server
6 10 (4.07%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.25%) Life Science
9 7 (2.85%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.85%) PKI
10 6 (2.44%) Replication
10 6 (2.44%) PMI
10 6 (2.44%) FlexPod
11 4 (1.63%) iPad
11 4 (1.63%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.63%) iPhone
12 3 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.22%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.22%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.05%) Windows
2 53 (21.54%) Linux
3 28 (11.38%) Android
3 28 (11.38%) Apple iOS
4 24 (9.76%) UNIX
5 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (4.88%) Mac OS X
6 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.25%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.85%) CentOS
9 3 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.81%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.81%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.11%) Project Management
3 38 (15.45%) Software Engineering
4 31 (12.60%) OO
5 28 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (8.13%) TDD
6 20 (8.13%) ITIL
7 18 (7.32%) SOA
8 17 (6.91%) OOD
9 14 (5.69%) Line Management
10 13 (5.28%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.28%) Scrum
10 13 (5.28%) Change Management
11 12 (4.88%) MVC
11 12 (4.88%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.88%) Multithreading
12 11 (4.47%) Automated Testing
12 11 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.47%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 125 (50.81%) C++
2 79 (32.11%) Java
3 58 (23.58%) C#
4 54 (21.95%) SQL
5 32 (13.01%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.50%) PHP
7 12 (4.88%) VB
7 12 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.07%) Python
8 10 (4.07%) Embedded C
9 8 (3.25%) Embedded C++
10 7 (2.85%) Assembly Language
10 7 (2.85%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.85%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.44%) Scala
11 6 (2.44%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.03%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.63%) VBA
14 3 (1.22%) Lua
14 3 (1.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 71 (28.86%) Degree
2 12 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.85%) CCNA
5 7 (2.85%) MCSE
5 7 (2.85%) MCSA
6 6 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.44%) NCDA
7 5 (2.03%) HND
8 4 (1.63%) MCTS
8 4 (1.63%) ISEB
8 4 (1.63%) NCIE
8 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.22%) VCAP
9 3 (1.22%) HNC
10 2 (0.81%) PhD
10 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (8.13%) Active Directory
1 20 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.88%) vSphere
3 6 (2.44%) Xen
3 6 (2.44%) NFS
4 5 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.63%) Firmware
6 3 (1.22%) Squid
6 3 (1.22%) HDFS
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.85%) Puppet
2 6 (2.44%) WMI
2 6 (2.44%) WSUS
3 4 (1.63%) SCCM
4 3 (1.22%) SCOM
4 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.81%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.81%) Nagios
5 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) Salt
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 57 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.54%) VMware
3 19 (7.72%) Oracle
4 14 (5.69%) Citrix
5 13 (5.28%) HP
5 13 (5.28%) Cisco
5 13 (5.28%) NetApp
6 8 (3.25%) Apple
6 8 (3.25%) SAP
6 8 (3.25%) EMC
7 7 (2.85%) Avaya
7 7 (2.85%) Symantec
7 7 (2.85%) Sophos
8 6 (2.44%) WatchGuard
9 5 (2.03%) Veeam
10 4 (1.63%) Perforce
11 3 (1.22%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.22%) Teradata
11 3 (1.22%) Cognos
11 3 (1.22%) IBM
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Within the range £15,000 to £25,000 plus company benefits, based on ex
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance/car + commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent bonus package, share optio
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 20 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquilaheywood
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 27 days ago