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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 137 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 136 181 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 2.65% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 4.49% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 94 149 201
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
4026 4031 4401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.49% 59.04% 59.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3379 3581 3946
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -20 88 £38,500 -3.14% 25
Cheshire -6 24 £43,250 -8.94% 10
Merseyside -12 13 £45,000 - 3
Lancashire -13 8 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (45.42%) C++
2 80 (29.30%) C#
3 75 (27.47%) SQL
4 66 (24.18%) Linux
5 59 (21.61%) Windows
6 57 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (20.15%) Java
8 53 (19.41%) Microsoft
9 51 (18.68%) SQL Server
10 47 (17.22%) Project Management
11 46 (16.85%) ITIL
11 46 (16.85%) Software Engineering
12 43 (15.75%) Degree
12 43 (15.75%) .NET
13 41 (15.02%) Finance
14 38 (13.92%) Web Services
15 37 (13.55%) XML
16 36 (13.19%) JavaScript
16 36 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (12.82%) Retail
18 34 (12.45%) MS Excel
19 33 (12.09%) Python
19 33 (12.09%) Mentoring
20 28 (10.26%) Service Delivery
21 27 (9.89%) OO
22 26 (9.52%) TDD
23 25 (9.16%) Banking
23 25 (9.16%) Mathematics
24 24 (8.79%) QA
25 22 (8.06%) Perl

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (8.06%) IIS
2 8 (2.93%) SAS
3 7 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.20%) Confluence
5 4 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.37%) Lync
7 1 (0.37%) Node.js
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.59%) MS Office
3 5 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (6.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.20%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.37%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.86%) Office 365
3 7 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.10%) SaaS
5 2 (0.73%) Route 53
5 2 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.30%) HTTP
2 8 (2.93%) Internet
2 8 (2.93%) VPN
3 5 (1.83%) DNS
3 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.83%) DHCP
3 5 (1.83%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.47%) VLAN
4 4 (1.47%) PSTN
4 4 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.10%) AMQP
6 2 (0.73%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.73%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.73%) IPsec
6 2 (0.73%) PPTP
6 2 (0.73%) Intranet
7 1 (0.37%) FTP
7 1 (0.37%) Broadband
7 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.40%) MySQL
3 11 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.93%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.83%) Big Data
9 5 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.10%) DB2
12 2 (0.73%) EDMS
12 2 (0.73%) Informix
13 1 (0.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (5.86%) ClearCase
2 14 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.76%) Subversion
4 8 (2.93%) JUnit
5 7 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.20%) JIRA
6 6 (2.20%) Maven
6 6 (2.20%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.83%) Selenium
8 3 (1.10%) Gradle
8 3 (1.10%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.73%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.73%) Ant
10 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.37%) JMeter
10 1 (0.37%) Log4j
10 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.37%) Hudson
General
1 41 (15.02%) Finance
2 35 (12.82%) Retail
3 25 (9.16%) Banking
4 18 (6.59%) Games
5 12 (4.40%) Retail Banking
6 11 (4.03%) Marketing
7 10 (3.66%) Advertising
8 8 (2.93%) Automotive
9 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.20%) Back Office
11 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.37%) Military
13 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.37%) German Language
13 1 (0.37%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 98 (35.90%) Developer
2 31 (11.36%) Analyst
3 25 (9.16%) Java Developer
4 24 (8.79%) Software Engineer
5 17 (6.23%) Software Developer
6 16 (5.86%) Technical Specialist
7 15 (5.49%) Dynamics NAV Developer
8 13 (4.76%) Development Engineer
8 13 (4.76%) Senior Development Engineer
8 13 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
9 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (3.66%) C++ Developer
10 10 (3.66%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.66%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.30%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.93%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.93%) Programmer
13 7 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (2.56%) Scala Developer
14 6 (2.20%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.75%) .NET
2 38 (13.92%) Web Services
3 37 (13.55%) XML
4 22 (8.06%) HTML
5 16 (5.86%) CSS
6 13 (4.76%) XSLT
7 12 (4.40%) Middleware
8 11 (4.03%) J2EE
9 9 (3.30%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.93%) JMS
11 7 (2.56%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.56%) LAMP
11 7 (2.56%) Spring
11 7 (2.56%) WCF
12 6 (2.20%) JSON
12 6 (2.20%) EJB
13 5 (1.83%) SVG
13 5 (1.83%) OpenGL
13 5 (1.83%) WinForms
13 5 (1.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.16%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.86%) Animation
4 16 (5.86%) PMI
5 13 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
6 11 (4.03%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.30%) iPhone
7 9 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.56%) SCADA
9 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.20%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.83%) Economics
11 5 (1.83%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.83%) Open Source
11 5 (1.83%) User Experience
12 3 (1.10%) Firmware
12 3 (1.10%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 66 (24.18%) Linux
2 59 (21.61%) Windows
3 20 (7.33%) Mac OS X
4 17 (6.23%) UNIX
5 12 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.03%) Android
7 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.73%) CentOS
9 2 (0.73%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.22%) Project Management
3 46 (16.85%) ITIL
3 46 (16.85%) Software Engineering
4 33 (12.09%) Mentoring
5 28 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 27 (9.89%) OO
7 26 (9.52%) TDD
8 21 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.23%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.86%) Business Development
10 16 (5.86%) SOA
10 16 (5.86%) CMMI
10 16 (5.86%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.13%) Test Scripting
11 14 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.13%) ERP
12 13 (4.76%) Analytics
13 12 (4.40%) Time Management
13 12 (4.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (45.42%) C++
2 80 (29.30%) C#
3 75 (27.47%) SQL
4 55 (20.15%) Java
5 36 (13.19%) JavaScript
6 33 (12.09%) Python
7 22 (8.06%) Perl
8 20 (7.33%) PHP
9 11 (4.03%) Ada
10 9 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.56%) VBA
11 7 (2.56%) Lua
11 7 (2.56%) Scala
11 7 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.20%) Uniface
13 5 (1.83%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.83%) Ruby
14 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.47%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (15.75%) Degree
2 16 (5.86%) PMI Certification
3 15 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.66%) HND
5 7 (2.56%) ISEB
5 7 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.83%) CCNA
7 5 (1.83%) MCSE
7 5 (1.83%) MCSA
8 2 (0.73%) 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 24 (8.79%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
System Software
1 15 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.76%) XenApp
3 13 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 10 (3.66%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.83%) vSphere
6 3 (1.10%) Xen
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.73%) Squid
7 2 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.20%) Puppet
2 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) Salt
3 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.69%) Oracle
3 20 (7.33%) VMware
4 17 (6.23%) Citrix
5 6 (2.20%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.20%) Open Text
5 6 (2.20%) Sage
5 6 (2.20%) HP
6 4 (1.47%) ArcSight
6 4 (1.47%) NEC
6 4 (1.47%) Remedy
6 4 (1.47%) Unisys
6 4 (1.47%) JBoss
7 3 (1.10%) Cisco
7 3 (1.10%) IBM
7 3 (1.10%) NetApp
7 3 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.10%) Perforce
8 2 (0.73%) Altera
8 2 (0.73%) Lattice Semiconductor
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Warrington
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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