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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 144 81 84
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +3
Permanent jobs citing C 129 200 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 2.95% 3.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 4.82% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82 162 187
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £29,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
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
4048 4151 4249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.79% 61.16% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 3646 3782
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 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 October 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 -38 71 £42,000 +9.09% 21
Cheshire -6 34 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Merseyside +4 20 £45,000 - 3
Lancashire -23 1 - - 4
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 133 (46.83%) C++
2 89 (31.34%) C#
3 78 (27.46%) SQL
4 64 (22.54%) Windows
4 64 (22.54%) Linux
5 63 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (21.83%) Java
7 61 (21.48%) Microsoft
8 60 (21.13%) Project Management
9 55 (19.37%) Degree
10 51 (17.96%) SQL Server
11 48 (16.90%) .NET
11 48 (16.90%) ITIL
12 47 (16.55%) Finance
13 43 (15.14%) Software Engineering
14 41 (14.44%) Web Services
15 39 (13.73%) XML
16 38 (13.38%) MS Excel
17 37 (13.03%) Retail
18 36 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (11.97%) Mentoring
20 32 (11.27%) JavaScript
21 29 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
21 29 (10.21%) IIS
21 29 (10.21%) OO
22 26 (9.15%) Service Delivery
22 26 (9.15%) Python
22 26 (9.15%) Mathematics
23 25 (8.80%) HTML
24 24 (8.45%) TDD

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (10.21%) IIS
2 8 (2.82%) SAS
3 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.11%) Confluence
5 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.06%) JBoss
6 3 (1.06%) Lync
7 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) Moodle
8 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.34%) MS Office
3 7 (2.46%) MS Project
4 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.11%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.70%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.35%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.99%) Office 365
3 9 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) SaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Route 53
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.87%) HTTP
3 8 (2.82%) VPN
4 7 (2.46%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.46%) Intranet
5 6 (2.11%) Internet
5 6 (2.11%) DNS
6 5 (1.76%) DHCP
6 5 (1.76%) VLAN
7 4 (1.41%) PSTN
7 4 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.06%) AMQP
9 2 (0.70%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.70%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.70%) PPTP
9 2 (0.70%) IPsec
10 1 (0.35%) Wireless
10 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.82%) MySQL
4 8 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.46%) Big Data
6 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.70%) EDMS
10 2 (0.70%) Informix
11 1 (0.35%) MS Access
11 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (7.04%) ClearCase
2 16 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.28%) Subversion
4 12 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.52%) JUnit
6 9 (3.17%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.11%) Maven
7 6 (2.11%) JIRA
7 6 (2.11%) Selenium
8 3 (1.06%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.06%) Gradle
9 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.70%) Ant
9 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.35%) Hudson
10 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 47 (16.55%) Finance
2 37 (13.03%) Retail
3 22 (7.75%) Banking
4 14 (4.93%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.87%) Games
6 9 (3.17%) Marketing
6 9 (3.17%) Automotive
7 8 (2.82%) Advertising
8 7 (2.46%) Back Office
8 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 91 (32.04%) Developer
2 31 (10.92%) Analyst
3 28 (9.86%) Java Developer
4 20 (7.04%) Technical Specialist
5 19 (6.69%) Software Engineer
6 18 (6.34%) C++ Developer
7 16 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 15 (5.28%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.58%) Dynamics NAV Developer
10 11 (3.87%) Microsoft Developer
11 10 (3.52%) C Developer
11 10 (3.52%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.17%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.17%) Development Engineer
12 9 (3.17%) Senior Development Engineer
12 9 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (2.46%) Lead Project Manager
13 7 (2.46%) Applications Developer
13 7 (2.46%) Programme Manager
13 7 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.90%) .NET
2 41 (14.44%) Web Services
3 39 (13.73%) XML
4 25 (8.80%) HTML
5 16 (5.63%) XSLT
5 16 (5.63%) ASP.NET
5 16 (5.63%) Middleware
6 11 (3.87%) CSS
7 8 (2.82%) OpenGL
7 8 (2.82%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.82%) JSON
8 7 (2.46%) Silverlight
8 7 (2.46%) EJB
8 7 (2.46%) JMS
8 7 (2.46%) Spring
8 7 (2.46%) DHTML
9 6 (2.11%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.11%) AWT
9 6 (2.11%) J2SE
9 6 (2.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.15%) Mathematics
3 16 (5.63%) PMI
4 14 (4.93%) Client/Server
4 14 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.23%) Animation
6 11 (3.87%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (3.87%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.17%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.82%) iPhone
8 8 (2.82%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.46%) SCADA
10 5 (1.76%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.76%) Economics
11 4 (1.41%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.41%) Open Source
12 3 (1.06%) iPad
12 3 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (22.54%) Windows
1 64 (22.54%) Linux
2 17 (5.99%) Mac OS X
3 16 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.28%) Android
5 11 (3.87%) UNIX
6 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.70%) CentOS
10 2 (0.70%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.35%) VMS
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.13%) Project Management
3 48 (16.90%) ITIL
4 43 (15.14%) Software Engineering
5 34 (11.97%) Mentoring
6 29 (10.21%) OO
6 29 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (9.15%) Service Delivery
8 24 (8.45%) TDD
9 17 (5.99%) SOA
10 16 (5.63%) CMMI
10 16 (5.63%) Risk Management
10 16 (5.63%) Incident Management
10 16 (5.63%) Business Development
11 14 (4.93%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.87%) Multithreading
13 11 (3.87%) Analytics
14 10 (3.52%) Coaching
14 10 (3.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 133 (46.83%) C++
2 89 (31.34%) C#
3 78 (27.46%) SQL
4 62 (21.83%) Java
5 32 (11.27%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.15%) Python
7 16 (5.63%) PHP
8 11 (3.87%) Ada
9 8 (2.82%) VB
10 7 (2.46%) Assembly Language
10 7 (2.46%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.46%) Perl
10 7 (2.46%) VBA
11 6 (2.11%) Uniface
11 6 (2.11%) Scala
12 5 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.76%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.41%) COBOL
14 3 (1.06%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 55 (19.37%) Degree
2 18 (6.34%) SC Cleared
2 18 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.63%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.17%) HND
5 8 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.11%) MCSE
7 6 (2.11%) MCSA
7 6 (2.11%) CCNA
8 5 (1.76%) ISEB
9 2 (0.70%) CCIE
10 1 (0.35%) MCP
10 1 (0.35%) MCSD
10 1 (0.35%) HNC
10 1 (0.35%) MCTS
10 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.35%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.75%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (5.28%) Active Directory
1 15 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.52%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.17%) XenApp
3 9 (3.17%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.76%) vSphere
5 3 (1.06%) Xen
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.70%) NFS
6 2 (0.70%) Squid
7 1 (0.35%) Firmware
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) Puppet
2 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.41%) SCCM
3 3 (1.06%) SCOM
4 2 (0.70%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.70%) Nagios
4 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Salt
5 1 (0.35%) Mesos
5 1 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.35%) WSUS
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.75%) Oracle
3 18 (6.34%) VMware
4 15 (5.28%) Citrix
5 9 (3.17%) HP
6 6 (2.11%) Sage
6 6 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.76%) Open Text
8 4 (1.41%) NEC
8 4 (1.41%) Remedy
8 4 (1.41%) Unisys
8 4 (1.41%) Cisco
8 4 (1.41%) IBM
8 4 (1.41%) NetApp
9 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.06%) Perforce
9 3 (1.06%) SAP
9 3 (1.06%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.06%) Trend Micro
10 2 (0.70%) Altera
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, package
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, BUPA, life assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training, career growth, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: very good salary!
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: very good salary
Posted: 10 days ago