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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 120 124 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Permanent jobs citing C 148 143 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 1.95% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 3.57% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 125 98 152
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,550 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £50,000 £55,650
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
3404 4008 4015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.62% 54.61% 58.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 3335 3576
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 97 £37,500 - 33
Cheshire +13 42 £46,250 +15.62% 17
Lancashire +2 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Merseyside +1 2 £66,250 +55.88% 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 136 (52.11%) C++
2 104 (39.85%) Java
3 96 (36.78%) Software Engineering
4 72 (27.59%) Degree
5 71 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (27.20%) TDD
5 71 (27.20%) Linux
6 56 (21.46%) Windows
7 53 (20.31%) Finance
8 51 (19.54%) HTML
8 51 (19.54%) SQL
9 50 (19.16%) .NET
10 49 (18.77%) C#
11 48 (18.39%) UNIX
12 47 (18.01%) SQL Server
13 42 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (14.18%) XML
14 37 (14.18%) Scrum
15 35 (13.41%) Python
16 34 (13.03%) Spring
16 34 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (13.03%) REST
17 33 (12.64%) Oracle
18 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
19 31 (11.88%) Relational Database
20 29 (11.11%) OO
21 28 (10.73%) Banking
21 28 (10.73%) Retail
22 27 (10.34%) JSON
22 27 (10.34%) Android

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (5.75%) CMS
2 11 (4.21%) WordPress
3 6 (2.30%) Node.js
4 5 (1.92%) SAS
4 5 (1.92%) Apache
5 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.53%) Drupal
5 4 (1.53%) nginx
5 4 (1.53%) SilverStripe
5 4 (1.53%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.53%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 2 (0.77%) Mule
7 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.53%) Magento
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Maximo
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Route 53
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.66%) HTTP
2 10 (3.83%) HTTPS
3 9 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (3.45%) GPRS
3 9 (3.45%) GSM
3 9 (3.45%) UMTS
4 8 (3.07%) VoIP
4 8 (3.07%) WLAN
4 8 (3.07%) Bluetooth
4 8 (3.07%) DVB
4 8 (3.07%) NFC
5 6 (2.30%) Internet
6 3 (1.15%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.77%) Firewall
7 2 (0.77%) SAN
8 1 (0.38%) PPTP
8 1 (0.38%) Wireless
8 1 (0.38%) IPsec
8 1 (0.38%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 26 (9.96%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.83%) MySQL
5 8 (3.07%) Big Data
6 7 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.92%) Informix
7 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.53%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.53%) HBase
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.38%) DB2
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (9.20%) Maven
2 19 (7.28%) Subversion
3 15 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.83%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.83%) LoadRunner
4 10 (3.83%) Jasmine
4 10 (3.83%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.07%) Selenium
6 7 (2.68%) HP UFT
6 7 (2.68%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.68%) Hudson
7 6 (2.30%) SilkTest
8 3 (1.15%) CodeWarrior
8 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.15%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.77%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.38%) ProC
10 1 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 53 (20.31%) Finance
2 28 (10.73%) Banking
2 28 (10.73%) Retail
3 15 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.98%) Electronics
5 12 (4.60%) Corporate Banking
6 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.83%) Automotive
7 9 (3.45%) Marketing
8 8 (3.07%) Multimedia
8 8 (3.07%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.92%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.53%) Games
11 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.38%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) Legal
12 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.38%) Military
12 1 (0.38%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 80 (30.65%) Software Engineer
2 74 (28.35%) Developer
3 24 (9.20%) Software Developer
4 15 (5.75%) Consultant
5 13 (4.98%) Junior
5 13 (4.98%) Analyst
5 13 (4.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (4.21%) Build Engineer
7 9 (3.45%) iOS Developer
7 9 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (3.07%) Security Engineer
8 8 (3.07%) Test Manager
9 7 (2.68%) Graduate
9 7 (2.68%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.68%) Design Engineer
9 7 (2.68%) Java Developer
9 7 (2.68%) C++ Developer
9 7 (2.68%) Principle Consultant
9 7 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (2.68%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.54%) HTML
2 50 (19.16%) .NET
3 37 (14.18%) XML
4 34 (13.03%) Spring
4 34 (13.03%) REST
5 27 (10.34%) JSON
5 27 (10.34%) WSDL
6 26 (9.96%) JMS
6 26 (9.96%) SOAP
7 25 (9.58%) Java EE
8 24 (9.20%) RabbitMQ
8 24 (9.20%) Hibernate
8 24 (9.20%) Servlets
8 24 (9.20%) ActiveMQ
9 23 (8.81%) jQuery
10 21 (8.05%) CSS
11 19 (7.28%) Web Services
11 19 (7.28%) J2EE
11 19 (7.28%) HTML5
12 18 (6.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.20%) Mobile App
3 23 (8.81%) User Experience
4 22 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 16 (6.13%) iPhone
7 15 (5.75%) Mainframe
8 14 (5.36%) Visualisation
9 12 (4.60%) Animation
10 9 (3.45%) Device Driver
11 8 (3.07%) MPEG
11 8 (3.07%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (3.07%) Management Information System
11 8 (3.07%) iPad
12 5 (1.92%) Statistics
12 5 (1.92%) Physics
13 4 (1.53%) CMDB
13 4 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (1.53%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.20%) Linux
2 56 (21.46%) Windows
3 48 (18.39%) UNIX
4 27 (10.34%) Android
5 21 (8.05%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.98%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.07%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (3.07%) Nucleus RTOS
7 8 (3.07%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.07%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.68%) Windows CE
9 6 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (1.92%) CentOS
11 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.53%) HPUX
12 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.77%) Solaris
13 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (36.78%) Software Engineering
2 71 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.20%) TDD
3 37 (14.18%) Scrum
4 34 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (11.11%) OO
6 27 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 27 (10.34%) Project Management
7 26 (9.96%) Logistics
8 25 (9.58%) SDLC
9 22 (8.43%) Software Architecture
10 20 (7.66%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.13%) MVC
12 15 (5.75%) BDD
13 14 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.36%) iOS Development
13 14 (5.36%) Analytics
14 13 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.60%) Information Security
16 11 (4.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 136 (52.11%) C++
2 104 (39.85%) Java
3 51 (19.54%) SQL
4 49 (18.77%) C#
5 35 (13.41%) Python
6 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.51%) Objective-C
8 16 (6.13%) PHP
9 14 (5.36%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.98%) VB
10 13 (4.98%) Embedded C
11 11 (4.21%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.21%) Scala
12 10 (3.83%) Perl
13 9 (3.45%) PL/SQL
14 8 (3.07%) Ruby
15 7 (2.68%) Apple Swift
15 7 (2.68%) VB.NET
16 6 (2.30%) Embedded C++
17 4 (1.53%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (27.59%) Degree
2 8 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.68%) ISEB
4 6 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (1.15%) CCENT
6 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.15%) HNC
6 3 (1.15%) HND
6 3 (1.15%) CCNA
7 2 (0.77%) PMP
7 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.13%) QA
2 11 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.30%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.15%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.15%) TickIT
5 3 (1.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (12.64%) Oracle
2 21 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.51%) HP
4 12 (4.60%) Cisco
5 11 (4.21%) IBM
6 10 (3.83%) VMware
7 8 (3.07%) Symbian
8 6 (2.30%) Micro Focus
9 5 (1.92%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.92%) Juniper
9 5 (1.92%) Sybase
10 4 (1.53%) Citrix
10 4 (1.53%) Zend
11 3 (1.15%) Perforce
11 3 (1.15%) Apple
11 3 (1.15%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.15%) Mentor Graphics
12 2 (0.77%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.77%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.77%) ATG
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