The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 108 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -16
Permanent jobs citing C 155 233 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.18% 3.19% 4.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 5.44% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 111 204 288
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3897 4286 4499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.76% 58.65% 60.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3810 4095
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 £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -29 96 £35,000 -9.09% 22
Cheshire -3 41 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Lancashire +3 10 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Merseyside -22 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cumbria +5 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 130 (43.77%) C++
2 88 (29.63%) SQL
3 83 (27.95%) Software Engineering
4 82 (27.61%) C#
5 81 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 72 (24.24%) Linux
7 70 (23.57%) Java
8 65 (21.89%) MS Excel
9 60 (20.20%) Degree
10 59 (19.87%) Windows
11 53 (17.85%) .NET
12 47 (15.82%) TDD
13 45 (15.15%) Python
14 44 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 43 (14.48%) JavaScript
16 42 (14.14%) Project Management
17 41 (13.80%) ITIL
18 36 (12.12%) Finance
19 34 (11.45%) OO
20 33 (11.11%) Perl
20 33 (11.11%) Service Delivery
21 30 (10.10%) Web Services
21 30 (10.10%) XML
21 30 (10.10%) Retail
22 29 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (9.76%) PHP
23 28 (9.43%) QA
24 27 (9.09%) T-SQL
24 27 (9.09%) HTML
25 26 (8.75%) UNIX

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (4.71%) IIS
2 11 (3.70%) SAS
3 6 (2.02%) Confluence
4 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.34%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.34%) CICS
6 1 (0.34%) Lync
6 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 65 (21.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.02%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.34%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.70%) Office 365
2 10 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.35%) SaaS
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.67%) Route 53
7 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.70%) HTTP
2 10 (3.37%) Internet
3 8 (2.69%) VPN
4 7 (2.36%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.02%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.68%) DNS
6 5 (1.68%) DHCP
6 5 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.35%) VLAN
7 4 (1.35%) PSTN
8 3 (1.01%) Intranet
8 3 (1.01%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.01%) AMQP
9 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.67%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.67%) ADSL
9 2 (0.67%) PPTP
9 2 (0.67%) CTI
9 2 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.05%) MySQL
2 15 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (5.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.69%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.69%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.36%) Big Data
6 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (5.72%) Subversion
2 12 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.37%) JUnit
4 9 (3.03%) ClearCase
5 7 (2.36%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.02%) JIRA
7 4 (1.35%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.01%) Gradle
9 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.67%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.34%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.34%) Log4j
10 1 (0.34%) JMeter
10 1 (0.34%) Ant
10 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.34%) NUnit
General
1 36 (12.12%) Finance
2 30 (10.10%) Retail
3 23 (7.74%) Banking
4 20 (6.73%) Games
5 14 (4.71%) Advertising
6 9 (3.03%) Marketing
7 8 (2.69%) Automotive
8 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.02%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.02%) Back Office
10 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Legal
11 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.34%) Military
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (38.05%) Developer
2 46 (15.49%) Software Engineer
3 34 (11.45%) Software Developer
4 32 (10.77%) Analyst
5 22 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.05%) Consultant
7 13 (4.38%) Service Analyst
7 13 (4.38%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (4.38%) Development Engineer
7 13 (4.38%) Senior Development Engineer
8 11 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV Developer
9 9 (3.03%) Architect
9 9 (3.03%) Applications Developer
9 9 (3.03%) Programmer
9 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
10 8 (2.69%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (2.69%) Perl Developer
10 8 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (2.69%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.36%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.85%) .NET
2 30 (10.10%) Web Services
2 30 (10.10%) XML
3 27 (9.09%) HTML
4 24 (8.08%) CSS
5 21 (7.07%) WinForms
6 20 (6.73%) WCF
7 13 (4.38%) WPF
8 10 (3.37%) J2EE
8 10 (3.37%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.37%) LAMP
9 9 (3.03%) Ajax
10 8 (2.69%) CSS3
10 8 (2.69%) HTML5
10 8 (2.69%) Middleware
11 7 (2.36%) OpenGL
11 7 (2.36%) EJB
12 6 (2.02%) Java EE
12 6 (2.02%) JSON
12 6 (2.02%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.08%) Mathematics
1 24 (8.08%) SystemC
2 20 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.73%) Animation
3 18 (6.06%) 3D Graphics
3 18 (6.06%) NHS
4 15 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.38%) N-Tier
5 13 (4.38%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.37%) PMI
7 9 (3.03%) iPhone
8 8 (2.69%) Streaming Media
9 7 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.02%) Statistics
10 6 (2.02%) Physics
10 6 (2.02%) Informatics
10 6 (2.02%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.68%) New Media
11 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.24%) Linux
2 59 (19.87%) Windows
3 26 (8.75%) UNIX
4 24 (8.08%) Mac OS X
5 22 (7.41%) Android
6 20 (6.73%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.67%) CentOS
10 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.67%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) VMS
11 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.95%) Software Engineering
2 47 (15.82%) TDD
3 42 (14.14%) Project Management
4 41 (13.80%) ITIL
5 34 (11.45%) OO
6 33 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 29 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (7.74%) Unit Testing
8 23 (7.74%) E-Commerce
8 23 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.40%) Time Management
10 18 (6.06%) Scrum
10 18 (6.06%) Analytics
11 14 (4.71%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.71%) Test Scripting
12 13 (4.38%) OOD
12 13 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.38%) Pair Programming
13 12 (4.04%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 130 (43.77%) C++
2 88 (29.63%) SQL
3 82 (27.61%) C#
4 70 (23.57%) Java
5 45 (15.15%) Python
6 43 (14.48%) JavaScript
7 33 (11.11%) Perl
8 29 (9.76%) PHP
9 27 (9.09%) T-SQL
10 12 (4.04%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.70%) Ada
12 10 (3.37%) Ruby
13 8 (2.69%) Lua
14 7 (2.36%) Scala
14 7 (2.36%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.02%) Uniface
16 5 (1.68%) Delphi
16 5 (1.68%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.35%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (20.20%) Degree
2 19 (6.40%) SC Cleared
2 19 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.37%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.69%) HND
5 6 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.68%) MCSE
6 5 (1.68%) MCSA
6 5 (1.68%) CCNA
6 5 (1.68%) MCTS
7 4 (1.35%) MCPD
7 4 (1.35%) ISEB
7 4 (1.35%) MCP
8 2 (0.67%) APMP
8 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.34%) CCIE
9 1 (0.34%) MCITP
9 1 (0.34%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.43%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.38%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.38%) XenApp
3 13 (4.38%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.02%) vSphere
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.01%) Xen
6 2 (0.67%) Squid
6 2 (0.67%) NFS
7 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.08%) Oracle
2 24 (8.08%) VMware
3 19 (6.40%) Citrix
4 7 (2.36%) SAP
4 7 (2.36%) HP
5 6 (2.02%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.02%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.02%) Sage
5 6 (2.02%) Open Text
6 4 (1.35%) Unisys
6 4 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.35%) NEC
6 4 (1.35%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.01%) NetApp
8 2 (0.67%) Altera
8 2 (0.67%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (0.67%) Synopsys
8 2 (0.67%) SonicWALL
8 2 (0.67%) Zend
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Early Friday finish
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: 13 days ago