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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 126 115 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -38
Permanent jobs citing C 132 156 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.02% 2.18% 3.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.99% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 116 110 206
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £28,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £59,500
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
3394 3909 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.00% 54.71% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2873 3281 3767
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +3 83 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Cheshire -7 34 £44,000 +10.00% 9
Merseyside +13 7 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Lancashire -7 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cumbria -1 2 £50,000 +11.11%
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 141 (52.22%) C++
2 112 (41.48%) Java
3 97 (35.93%) Software Engineering
4 84 (31.11%) Degree
5 72 (26.67%) Linux
6 67 (24.81%) TDD
7 66 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (24.44%) Windows
8 56 (20.74%) C#
8 56 (20.74%) Finance
9 54 (20.00%) .NET
10 52 (19.26%) HTML
11 51 (18.89%) UNIX
12 49 (18.15%) SQL
13 46 (17.04%) SQL Server
14 43 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (15.19%) XML
16 37 (13.70%) Relational Database
17 36 (13.33%) Spring
18 35 (12.96%) REST
19 34 (12.59%) Microsoft
20 32 (11.85%) WSDL
20 32 (11.85%) OO
20 32 (11.85%) JSON
21 31 (11.48%) Retail
22 30 (11.11%) Scrum
22 30 (11.11%) SOAP
22 30 (11.11%) JMS
22 30 (11.11%) SDLC
23 29 (10.74%) Python

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (4.07%) WordPress
2 9 (3.33%) CMS
3 7 (2.59%) Node.js
4 6 (2.22%) Apache
5 4 (1.48%) SAS
5 4 (1.48%) nginx
5 4 (1.48%) Drupal
5 4 (1.48%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.48%) SilverStripe
5 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.74%) Mule
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) MS Office
3 4 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Maximo
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Route 53
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.93%) HTTP
2 9 (3.33%) GPRS
2 9 (3.33%) GSM
2 9 (3.33%) UMTS
2 9 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (2.96%) NFC
3 8 (2.96%) VoIP
3 8 (2.96%) WLAN
3 8 (2.96%) Bluetooth
3 8 (2.96%) DVB
4 6 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.48%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.11%) Internet
7 2 (0.74%) Network Security
7 2 (0.74%) DNS
7 2 (0.74%) SAN
7 2 (0.74%) WAN
7 2 (0.74%) DHCP
7 2 (0.74%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.70%) Relational Database
3 27 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 11 (4.07%) Big Data
5 9 (3.33%) MySQL
6 8 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.48%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.48%) HBase
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.37%) SQLite
12 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.37%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 28 (10.37%) Maven
2 14 (5.19%) Subversion
3 13 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 10 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.59%) Hudson
7 6 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.48%) CodeWarrior
8 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.11%) PVCS
9 3 (1.11%) Selenium
10 2 (0.74%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.74%) ProC
10 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.37%) Xcode
11 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (20.74%) Finance
2 31 (11.48%) Retail
3 21 (7.78%) Banking
4 18 (6.67%) Electronics
5 16 (5.93%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.70%) Automotive
8 9 (3.33%) Marketing
9 8 (2.96%) Multimedia
9 8 (2.96%) Investment Banking
10 7 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.59%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.48%) Games
12 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.37%) Avionics
13 1 (0.37%) Military
13 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 89 (32.96%) Developer
2 83 (30.74%) Software Engineer
3 32 (11.85%) Software Developer
4 14 (5.19%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (4.81%) Analyst
6 11 (4.07%) Security Engineer
7 10 (3.70%) Consultant
7 10 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
8 9 (3.33%) PHP Developer
8 9 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 8 (2.96%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.96%) Test Manager
9 8 (2.96%) C++ Developer
9 8 (2.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (2.96%) iOS Developer
10 7 (2.59%) Performance Test Manager
10 7 (2.59%) Performance Manager
10 7 (2.59%) Electronics Engineer
10 7 (2.59%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.00%) .NET
2 52 (19.26%) HTML
3 41 (15.19%) XML
4 36 (13.33%) Spring
5 35 (12.96%) REST
6 32 (11.85%) JSON
6 32 (11.85%) WSDL
7 30 (11.11%) JMS
7 30 (11.11%) SOAP
8 28 (10.37%) Hibernate
8 28 (10.37%) Servlets
8 28 (10.37%) ActiveMQ
8 28 (10.37%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (9.26%) Java EE
9 25 (9.26%) jQuery
10 21 (7.78%) CSS
11 18 (6.67%) J2EE
12 16 (5.93%) OpenGL
13 14 (5.19%) SVG
13 14 (5.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.52%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (7.78%) Mathematics
5 19 (7.04%) Mobile App
5 19 (7.04%) User Experience
6 15 (5.56%) iPhone
7 12 (4.44%) Device Driver
8 10 (3.70%) Mainframe
8 10 (3.70%) Visualisation
9 9 (3.33%) Animation
10 8 (2.96%) Physics
10 8 (2.96%) MPEG
10 8 (2.96%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (2.59%) iPad
12 6 (2.22%) Cryptography
13 4 (1.48%) Statistics
13 4 (1.48%) GIS
13 4 (1.48%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 72 (26.67%) Linux
2 66 (24.44%) Windows
3 51 (18.89%) UNIX
4 25 (9.26%) Android
5 20 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.81%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.33%) Windows CE
9 8 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (2.96%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.85%) CentOS
12 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.48%) HPUX
13 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.74%) Solaris
15 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.93%) Software Engineering
2 67 (24.81%) TDD
3 66 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (11.85%) OO
5 30 (11.11%) Scrum
5 30 (11.11%) SDLC
6 27 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 27 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (9.63%) Logistics
8 24 (8.89%) Project Management
9 22 (8.15%) Software Architecture
10 17 (6.30%) UML
11 16 (5.93%) MVC
12 15 (5.56%) OOP
12 15 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.19%) Analytics
14 13 (4.81%) iOS Development
14 13 (4.81%) Unit Testing
14 13 (4.81%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 141 (52.22%) C++
2 112 (41.48%) Java
3 56 (20.74%) C#
4 49 (18.15%) SQL
5 29 (10.74%) Python
6 28 (10.37%) JavaScript
7 22 (8.15%) PHP
8 20 (7.41%) Objective-C
9 16 (5.93%) Embedded C
10 15 (5.56%) VB
11 11 (4.07%) Perl
12 10 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.70%) Embedded C++
12 10 (3.70%) Scala
13 9 (3.33%) Ruby
13 9 (3.33%) Apple Swift
14 8 (2.96%) Bash Shell
15 6 (2.22%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.22%) ANSI C
16 4 (1.48%) R
Qualifications
1 84 (31.11%) Degree
2 9 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.59%) ISEB
4 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.48%) HNC
4 4 (1.48%) HND
4 4 (1.48%) CCNA
4 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (1.11%) CCENT
5 3 (1.11%) PMP
5 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.74%) MCTS
6 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.74%) NCDA
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.44%) QA
2 8 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.96%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.11%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.11%) TickIT
5 3 (1.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.48%) Firmware
4 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.74%) Docker
5 1 (0.37%) NFS
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.63%) Oracle
3 15 (5.56%) HP
4 10 (3.70%) Cisco
5 9 (3.33%) VMware
6 8 (2.96%) Symbian
7 6 (2.22%) Apple
7 6 (2.22%) Citrix
8 5 (1.85%) NetApp
9 4 (1.48%) IBM
9 4 (1.48%) Symantec
9 4 (1.48%) Mentor Graphics
9 4 (1.48%) Zend
9 4 (1.48%) Veeam
10 3 (1.11%) Perforce
10 3 (1.11%) Huawei
11 2 (0.74%) Endeca
11 2 (0.74%) ATG
11 2 (0.74%) Stellent
11 2 (0.74%) Eloqua
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Digital Agency
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 - Dependant On Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + holidays, company car, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training, career growth, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50500.00 per annum + + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + home working
Posted: 9 days ago