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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 133 111 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -49
Permanent jobs citing C 115 155 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 2.19% 4.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 3.92% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 103 108 244
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £48,250 £50,000
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
3261 3951 4414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.82% 55.88% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2747 3364 3890
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £45,000 £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 May 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 May 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 -10 66 £40,000 +23.07% 30
Cheshire -14 30 £47,500 +26.66% 12
Merseyside +7 8 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Lancashire -17 4 £38,614 -18.70%
Cumbria - 3 £50,000 - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 142 (52.79%) C++
2 108 (40.15%) Java
3 85 (31.60%) Degree
4 84 (31.23%) Windows
5 82 (30.48%) Software Engineering
6 66 (24.54%) Linux
7 60 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (20.82%) .NET
9 55 (20.45%) UNIX
10 54 (20.07%) TDD
11 53 (19.70%) C#
11 53 (19.70%) SQL
11 53 (19.70%) Finance
12 49 (18.22%) SQL Server
13 47 (17.47%) HTML
13 47 (17.47%) Microsoft
14 43 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (15.61%) XML
16 40 (14.87%) Relational Database
17 38 (14.13%) REST
18 37 (13.75%) Spring
19 33 (12.27%) Retail
19 33 (12.27%) JSON
19 33 (12.27%) OO
20 30 (11.15%) WSDL
21 29 (10.78%) Hibernate
22 28 (10.41%) JMS
22 28 (10.41%) Maven
23 27 (10.04%) ActiveMQ
23 27 (10.04%) RabbitMQ

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (4.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (3.35%) WordPress
2 9 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.23%) SAS
4 6 (2.23%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.23%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.86%) Node.js
6 4 (1.49%) Apache
7 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.74%) SilverStripe
8 2 (0.74%) nginx
8 2 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.72%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.12%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.74%) Maya
5 2 (0.74%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.74%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.37%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.12%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.12%) Maximo
2 3 (1.12%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.74%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.74%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.12%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.12%) Office 365
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.95%) HTTP
2 12 (4.46%) DNS
2 12 (4.46%) WAN
2 12 (4.46%) DHCP
2 12 (4.46%) VLAN
3 11 (4.09%) LAN
4 8 (2.97%) IPsec
5 6 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.23%) VPN
5 6 (2.23%) Network Security
6 5 (1.86%) iSCSI
6 5 (1.86%) OpenVPN
6 5 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (1.86%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.86%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.86%) Wireless
6 5 (1.86%) MPLS
7 3 (1.12%) Firewall
8 2 (0.74%) UMTS
8 2 (0.74%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.87%) Relational Database
3 27 (10.04%) RDBMS
4 18 (6.69%) Big Data
5 15 (5.58%) MySQL
6 11 (4.09%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.72%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.23%) HBase
9 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.49%) VLDB
10 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.12%) SQLite
11 3 (1.12%) SAP BW
11 3 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.37%) Impala
Development Applications
1 28 (10.41%) Maven
2 10 (3.72%) LoadRunner
3 9 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.97%) Subversion
4 8 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.49%) CodeWarrior
5 4 (1.49%) PVCS
5 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.74%) ProC
7 2 (0.74%) JUnit
7 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.74%) Hudson
7 2 (0.74%) Selenium
8 1 (0.37%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.37%) JIRA
8 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (19.70%) Finance
2 33 (12.27%) Retail
3 20 (7.43%) Electronics
4 15 (5.58%) Banking
5 6 (2.23%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.86%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.49%) Marketing
8 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.74%) Games
9 2 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Avionics
10 1 (0.37%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (30.11%) Developer
2 70 (26.02%) Software Engineer
3 21 (7.81%) Software Developer
4 17 (6.32%) Analyst
5 14 (5.20%) Consultant
6 12 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (4.46%) Architect
7 11 (4.09%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.09%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.72%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (3.72%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (3.72%) PHP Developer
8 10 (3.72%) iOS Developer
9 9 (3.35%) Tester
10 8 (2.97%) Design Engineer
10 8 (2.97%) Systems Developer
10 8 (2.97%) Test Manager
10 8 (2.97%) Business Analyst
10 8 (2.97%) Security Engineer
11 7 (2.60%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.82%) .NET
2 47 (17.47%) HTML
3 42 (15.61%) XML
4 38 (14.13%) REST
5 37 (13.75%) Spring
6 33 (12.27%) JSON
7 30 (11.15%) WSDL
8 29 (10.78%) Hibernate
9 28 (10.41%) JMS
10 27 (10.04%) ActiveMQ
10 27 (10.04%) RabbitMQ
10 27 (10.04%) Servlets
10 27 (10.04%) SOAP
11 26 (9.67%) Java EE
12 22 (8.18%) CSS
13 19 (7.06%) J2EE
14 18 (6.69%) jQuery
15 14 (5.20%) .NET Framework
15 14 (5.20%) WPF
16 10 (3.72%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.83%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.46%) Cryptography
6 10 (3.72%) Mainframe
6 10 (3.72%) FlexPod
7 9 (3.35%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.35%) iPhone
7 9 (3.35%) iPad
7 9 (3.35%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (2.97%) PKI
9 7 (2.60%) User Experience
10 6 (2.23%) Visualisation
10 6 (2.23%) Physics
11 5 (1.86%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.49%) Statistics
12 4 (1.49%) CMDB
12 4 (1.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 84 (31.23%) Windows
2 66 (24.54%) Linux
3 55 (20.45%) UNIX
4 21 (7.81%) Apple iOS
5 17 (6.32%) Android
6 14 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.46%) Mac OS X
8 10 (3.72%) Windows CE
8 10 (3.72%) CentOS
9 7 (2.60%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.48%) Software Engineering
2 60 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.07%) TDD
4 33 (12.27%) OO
5 25 (9.29%) Scrum
5 25 (9.29%) SDLC
6 24 (8.92%) E-Commerce
7 23 (8.55%) Logistics
8 22 (8.18%) Project Management
9 21 (7.81%) UML
9 21 (7.81%) Software Architecture
9 21 (7.81%) Analytics
10 20 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.06%) OOD
12 16 (5.95%) MVC
12 16 (5.95%) Test Scripting
13 15 (5.58%) OOP
14 13 (4.83%) Performance Testing
14 13 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (4.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 142 (52.79%) C++
2 108 (40.15%) Java
3 53 (19.70%) C#
3 53 (19.70%) SQL
4 27 (10.04%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.29%) PHP
6 20 (7.43%) VB
6 20 (7.43%) Embedded C
7 19 (7.06%) Python
8 18 (6.69%) Objective-C
9 14 (5.20%) Embedded C++
10 13 (4.83%) Scala
11 10 (3.72%) Apple Swift
12 9 (3.35%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.23%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.23%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.23%) Ruby
15 5 (1.86%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 85 (31.60%) Degree
2 13 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.97%) ISEB
4 8 (2.97%) NCDA
5 7 (2.60%) HND
6 6 (2.23%) HNC
6 6 (2.23%) MCTS
7 5 (1.86%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.86%) CCNA
7 5 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.86%) MCSE
7 5 (1.86%) MCSA
8 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.12%) VCAP
9 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.12%) NCIE
9 3 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.72%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.97%) QA
4 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.12%) IEC 61508
5 3 (1.12%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.12%) TickIT
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 18 (6.69%) Active Directory
1 18 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.97%) vSphere
3 7 (2.60%) Firmware
4 5 (1.86%) Xen
4 5 (1.86%) NFS
5 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.12%) Squid
6 2 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.74%) Docker
6 2 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.86%) Puppet
2 3 (1.12%) WSUS
2 3 (1.12%) WMI
3 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.67%) Oracle
3 23 (8.55%) HP
4 20 (7.43%) VMware
5 16 (5.95%) Cisco
6 15 (5.58%) Citrix
6 15 (5.58%) NetApp
7 12 (4.46%) Apple
8 11 (4.09%) Veeam
9 10 (3.72%) Symantec
10 6 (2.23%) Perforce
10 6 (2.23%) SAP
11 5 (1.86%) EMC
12 4 (1.49%) Mentor Graphics
13 3 (1.12%) WatchGuard
13 3 (1.12%) Xilinx
13 3 (1.12%) Huawei
13 3 (1.12%) Avaya
13 3 (1.12%) Sophos
14 2 (0.74%) Teradata
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cumbria
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-55,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mobica Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25.000 to £35.000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Daresbury, Warrington
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus exceptional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits company benefits, subject to skill
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago