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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 117 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -9
Permanent jobs citing C 151 194 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.03% 2.73% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 4.66% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 104 167 225
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,450 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4054 4165 4415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.58% 58.53% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3362 3718 4003
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
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 August 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 August 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 -18 96 £36,250 -3.33% 27
Cheshire -13 37 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Merseyside -17 9 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Lancashire -3 8 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Cumbria +2 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 129 (42.72%) C++
2 89 (29.47%) SQL
3 80 (26.49%) C#
4 77 (25.50%) Microsoft
5 74 (24.50%) Linux
6 72 (23.84%) Java
6 72 (23.84%) Software Engineering
7 63 (20.86%) Degree
8 58 (19.21%) Windows
9 55 (18.21%) MS Excel
10 49 (16.23%) JavaScript
10 49 (16.23%) .NET
10 49 (16.23%) SQL Server
11 45 (14.90%) Project Management
12 44 (14.57%) TDD
13 43 (14.24%) Python
14 42 (13.91%) ITIL
15 41 (13.58%) Finance
16 34 (11.26%) Service Delivery
16 34 (11.26%) Web Services
17 33 (10.93%) XML
17 33 (10.93%) OO
17 33 (10.93%) Retail
18 31 (10.26%) HTML
19 30 (9.93%) Perl
20 28 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (9.27%) Mathematics
21 26 (8.61%) QA
21 26 (8.61%) PHP
21 26 (8.61%) T-SQL

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (5.63%) IIS
2 13 (4.30%) SAS
3 6 (1.99%) Confluence
4 5 (1.66%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Lync
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 55 (18.21%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.95%) MS Office
3 5 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (6.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.99%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.30%) Office 365
2 15 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.66%) Route 53
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.30%) Internet
2 10 (3.31%) HTTP
3 8 (2.65%) VPN
4 6 (1.99%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (1.66%) DHCP
5 5 (1.66%) DNS
5 5 (1.66%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.32%) PSTN
6 4 (1.32%) VLAN
7 3 (0.99%) AMQP
7 3 (0.99%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.99%) Intranet
8 2 (0.66%) IPsec
8 2 (0.66%) PPTP
8 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.66%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.30%) MySQL
2 16 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (2.65%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.99%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.66%) Big Data
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (4.97%) Subversion
1 15 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.97%) ClearCase
3 8 (2.65%) JUnit
4 7 (2.32%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.99%) JIRA
6 5 (1.66%) Maven
7 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.99%) Selenium
8 3 (0.99%) Gradle
9 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.66%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.33%) NUnit
10 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.33%) Moq
10 1 (0.33%) RSpec
10 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (13.58%) Finance
2 33 (10.93%) Retail
3 22 (7.28%) Banking
4 19 (6.29%) Games
5 13 (4.30%) Advertising
6 11 (3.64%) Marketing
7 9 (2.98%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.65%) Automotive
9 6 (1.99%) Back Office
10 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.33%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.33%) Military
13 1 (0.33%) Legal
13 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 119 (39.40%) Developer
2 34 (11.26%) Software Engineer
3 33 (10.93%) Software Developer
4 32 (10.60%) Analyst
5 26 (8.61%) Java Developer
6 15 (4.97%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Developer
7 13 (4.30%) Development Engineer
7 13 (4.30%) Senior Development Engineer
7 13 (4.30%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (3.64%) Consultant
9 10 (3.31%) Service Analyst
9 10 (3.31%) Technical Specialist
10 9 (2.98%) Programmer
10 9 (2.98%) Architect
11 8 (2.65%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.65%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.65%) Applications Developer
12 7 (2.32%) Perl Developer
12 7 (2.32%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.23%) .NET
2 34 (11.26%) Web Services
3 33 (10.93%) XML
4 31 (10.26%) HTML
5 24 (7.95%) CSS
6 20 (6.62%) WCF
7 17 (5.63%) WinForms
8 12 (3.97%) J2EE
9 11 (3.64%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.98%) WPF
10 9 (2.98%) HTML5
10 9 (2.98%) XSLT
10 9 (2.98%) LAMP
11 8 (2.65%) OpenGL
11 8 (2.65%) Middleware
11 8 (2.65%) CSS3
11 8 (2.65%) Ajax
12 7 (2.32%) Spring
12 7 (2.32%) Java EE
12 7 (2.32%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.27%) Mathematics
2 19 (6.29%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.29%) Animation
3 18 (5.96%) SystemC
4 16 (5.30%) NHS
5 15 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.97%) PMI
5 15 (4.97%) 3D Graphics
6 13 (4.30%) N-Tier
6 13 (4.30%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.98%) iPhone
7 9 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.65%) Streaming Media
9 6 (1.99%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.99%) SCADA
10 5 (1.66%) Economics
10 5 (1.66%) Physics
10 5 (1.66%) Statistics
10 5 (1.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.50%) Linux
2 58 (19.21%) Windows
3 25 (8.28%) UNIX
4 22 (7.28%) Mac OS X
5 20 (6.62%) Android
6 19 (6.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.66%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.66%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) VMS
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.84%) Software Engineering
2 45 (14.90%) Project Management
3 44 (14.57%) TDD
4 42 (13.91%) ITIL
5 34 (11.26%) Service Delivery
6 33 (10.93%) OO
7 28 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (6.95%) E-Commerce
10 19 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (6.29%) Analytics
11 18 (5.96%) Unit Testing
12 17 (5.63%) Scrum
13 16 (5.30%) Time Management
13 16 (5.30%) Pair Programming
14 15 (4.97%) Business Development
14 15 (4.97%) CMMI
14 15 (4.97%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.64%) Test Scripting
16 13 (4.30%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 129 (42.72%) C++
2 89 (29.47%) SQL
3 80 (26.49%) C#
4 72 (23.84%) Java
5 49 (16.23%) JavaScript
6 43 (14.24%) Python
7 30 (9.93%) Perl
8 26 (8.61%) PHP
8 26 (8.61%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.97%) Objective-C
10 11 (3.64%) Ruby
10 11 (3.64%) Ada
11 7 (2.32%) Scala
11 7 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.32%) VBA
12 6 (1.99%) Uniface
13 5 (1.66%) Lua
13 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.66%) Delphi
14 4 (1.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 63 (20.86%) Degree
2 17 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 17 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.97%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.98%) HND
5 7 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.66%) ISEB
7 5 (1.66%) CCNA
7 5 (1.66%) MCSE
7 5 (1.66%) MCSA
8 2 (0.66%) CCIE
9 1 (0.33%) MCITP
9 1 (0.33%) MCTS
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.61%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.30%) XenApp
3 13 (4.30%) XenDesktop
4 11 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.99%) vSphere
6 3 (0.99%) Xen
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.66%) NFS
7 2 (0.66%) Squid
8 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) Puppet
2 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (25.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.28%) Oracle
3 21 (6.95%) VMware
4 18 (5.96%) Citrix
5 7 (2.32%) HP
5 7 (2.32%) SAP
6 6 (1.99%) Open Text
6 6 (1.99%) Sage
6 6 (1.99%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.99%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.32%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.32%) NEC
7 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.32%) Unisys
8 3 (0.99%) NetApp
8 3 (0.99%) IBM
8 3 (0.99%) JBoss
9 2 (0.66%) Twitter
9 2 (0.66%) Perforce
9 2 (0.66%) Teradata
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