The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 25 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing C 5 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.91% 12.58% 6.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 19.19% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 12
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
93 99 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 72.66% 65.56% 56.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33 80 124
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

C
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Northern Ireland region.

C Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

C
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

C
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
County Antrim -2 4 £45,000 +10.42%
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 13 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) Use Case
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (38.46%) MSTest
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) JSON
5 5 (38.46%) NUnit
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) Northgate
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) UML
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 5 (38.46%) Rational Rose

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) CDMA
1 2 (15.38%) GPRS
1 2 (15.38%) GSM
1 2 (15.38%) POP3
1 2 (15.38%) SMTP
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) VLAN
1 2 (15.38%) IMAP
1 2 (15.38%) GGSN
1 2 (15.38%) SGSN
2 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
1 5 (38.46%) Rational Rose
1 5 (38.46%) NUnit
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (38.46%) MSTest
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) COM+
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) XSLT
2 5 (38.46%) Ajax
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) MAPI
4 1 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) MCAD
2 5 (38.46%) MCSD
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Northgate
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle