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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 106 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Permanent jobs citing C 158 219 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.21% 3.02% 4.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 5.15% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 112 189 288
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 £48,950 £56,000 £62,900
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
3905 4253 4525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.56% 58.74% 60.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3284 3770 4116
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 30 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 30 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 -25 98 £35,000 -9.09% 26
Cheshire -2 43 £40,000 +3.89% 11
Lancashire +1 9 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Merseyside -25 6 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Cumbria +8 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 131 (43.23%) C++
2 89 (29.37%) SQL
3 84 (27.72%) Software Engineering
4 83 (27.39%) Microsoft
5 82 (27.06%) C#
6 73 (24.09%) Java
6 73 (24.09%) Linux
7 65 (21.45%) MS Excel
8 63 (20.79%) Degree
9 58 (19.14%) Windows
10 53 (17.49%) .NET
11 47 (15.51%) TDD
12 46 (15.18%) SQL Server
13 45 (14.85%) Python
14 44 (14.52%) JavaScript
15 43 (14.19%) Project Management
16 41 (13.53%) ITIL
17 38 (12.54%) Finance
18 36 (11.88%) OO
19 34 (11.22%) Service Delivery
20 31 (10.23%) Web Services
20 31 (10.23%) Perl
20 31 (10.23%) Retail
21 30 (9.90%) XML
22 29 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
23 28 (9.24%) PHP
24 27 (8.91%) T-SQL
24 27 (8.91%) HTML
24 27 (8.91%) QA
25 26 (8.58%) Mathematics

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (4.62%) IIS
2 12 (3.96%) SAS
3 6 (1.98%) Confluence
4 5 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.33%) CICS
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Lync
6 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 65 (21.45%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.60%) MS Office
3 5 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (5.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.98%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.33%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.96%) Office 365
2 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.99%) SaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Route 53
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.96%) HTTP
2 11 (3.63%) Internet
3 8 (2.64%) VPN
4 7 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.31%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.98%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (1.65%) DNS
6 5 (1.65%) DHCP
7 4 (1.32%) VLAN
7 4 (1.32%) PSTN
8 3 (0.99%) Intranet
8 3 (0.99%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.99%) AMQP
9 2 (0.66%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.66%) PPTP
9 2 (0.66%) CTI
9 2 (0.66%) Firewall
9 2 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.95%) MySQL
2 15 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.64%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.64%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.98%) Big Data
8 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (5.61%) Subversion
2 13 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.30%) JUnit
4 9 (2.97%) ClearCase
5 7 (2.31%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.98%) JIRA
7 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.99%) Gradle
9 2 (0.66%) Maven
9 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.66%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.33%) Ant
10 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.33%) JMeter
10 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.33%) Log4j
General
1 38 (12.54%) Finance
2 31 (10.23%) Retail
3 23 (7.59%) Banking
4 19 (6.27%) Games
5 13 (4.29%) Advertising
6 9 (2.97%) Marketing
7 8 (2.64%) Automotive
8 6 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.98%) Back Office
9 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Military
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 117 (38.61%) Developer
2 45 (14.85%) Software Engineer
3 34 (11.22%) Software Developer
4 33 (10.89%) Analyst
5 22 (7.26%) Java Developer
6 15 (4.95%) Consultant
7 13 (4.29%) Service Analyst
7 13 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 13 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (4.29%) Development Engineer
7 13 (4.29%) Senior Development Engineer
8 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (2.97%) Programmer
9 9 (2.97%) Applications Developer
9 9 (2.97%) Architect
10 8 (2.64%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (2.64%) Perl Developer
10 8 (2.64%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (2.64%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.31%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.49%) .NET
2 31 (10.23%) Web Services
3 30 (9.90%) XML
4 27 (8.91%) HTML
5 24 (7.92%) CSS
6 21 (6.93%) WinForms
7 20 (6.60%) WCF
8 13 (4.29%) WPF
9 10 (3.30%) LAMP
9 10 (3.30%) ASP.NET
9 10 (3.30%) J2EE
10 9 (2.97%) Ajax
11 8 (2.64%) HTML5
11 8 (2.64%) OpenGL
11 8 (2.64%) CSS3
12 7 (2.31%) EJB
12 7 (2.31%) Middleware
13 6 (1.98%) Java EE
13 6 (1.98%) JSON
13 6 (1.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.58%) Mathematics
2 24 (7.92%) SystemC
3 20 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.60%) Animation
4 18 (5.94%) NHS
5 17 (5.61%) 3D Graphics
6 15 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (4.29%) N-Tier
7 13 (4.29%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.63%) PMI
9 9 (2.97%) iPhone
10 8 (2.64%) Streaming Media
11 7 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.98%) Statistics
12 6 (1.98%) Physics
12 6 (1.98%) SCADA
12 6 (1.98%) Informatics
12 6 (1.98%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.65%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.09%) Linux
2 58 (19.14%) Windows
3 25 (8.25%) UNIX
4 23 (7.59%) Mac OS X
4 23 (7.59%) Android
5 20 (6.60%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.66%) CentOS
9 2 (0.66%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.72%) Software Engineering
2 47 (15.51%) TDD
3 43 (14.19%) Project Management
4 41 (13.53%) ITIL
5 36 (11.88%) OO
6 34 (11.22%) Service Delivery
7 29 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (7.59%) E-Commerce
8 23 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 19 (6.27%) Analytics
10 18 (5.94%) Scrum
11 17 (5.61%) Time Management
12 14 (4.62%) Business Analysis
12 14 (4.62%) Pair Programming
12 14 (4.62%) Test Scripting
12 14 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (4.29%) OOD
13 13 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (3.96%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 131 (43.23%) C++
2 89 (29.37%) SQL
3 82 (27.06%) C#
4 73 (24.09%) Java
5 45 (14.85%) Python
6 44 (14.52%) JavaScript
7 31 (10.23%) Perl
8 28 (9.24%) PHP
9 27 (8.91%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.96%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.63%) Ada
12 10 (3.30%) Ruby
13 7 (2.31%) Scala
13 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.98%) Lua
14 6 (1.98%) Uniface
15 5 (1.65%) Delphi
15 5 (1.65%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.32%) COBOL
16 4 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (20.79%) Degree
2 18 (5.94%) SC Cleared
2 18 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.63%) PMI Certification
4 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.97%) HND
6 6 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.65%) CCNA
7 5 (1.65%) MCSE
7 5 (1.65%) MCSA
7 5 (1.65%) MCTS
8 4 (1.32%) MCPD
8 4 (1.32%) MCP
8 4 (1.32%) ISEB
9 2 (0.66%) APMP
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.33%) CCIE
10 1 (0.33%) NCIE
10 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.91%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.28%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.29%) XenApp
3 13 (4.29%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.98%) vSphere
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.99%) Xen
6 2 (0.66%) Squid
6 2 (0.66%) NFS
7 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) SCOM
2 1 (0.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 83 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.92%) VMware
3 23 (7.59%) Oracle
4 19 (6.27%) Citrix
5 7 (2.31%) HP
5 7 (2.31%) SAP
6 6 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.98%) Sage
6 6 (1.98%) Open Text
6 6 (1.98%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.32%) NEC
7 4 (1.32%) Unisys
7 4 (1.32%) ArcSight
8 3 (0.99%) NetApp
9 2 (0.66%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.66%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.66%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.66%) Altera
9 2 (0.66%) Lattice Semiconductor
Chorley, Lancashire
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to £45,000 dep on experience + excel
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 dep on experience + excellent bonus & bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £49,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Mason Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago