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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 14 33 10
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing C 10 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.99% 2.01% 15.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.39% 2.80% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
61 143 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 67.03% 71.86% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 39 102 54
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
County Antrim +27 8 £45,000 +125.00%
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) Degree
3 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
4 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) Network Management
5 10 (62.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) Perl
7 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) CDMA
7 2 (12.50%) GPRS
7 2 (12.50%) GSM
7 2 (12.50%) POP3
7 2 (12.50%) SMTP
7 2 (12.50%) HTTP
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) MAPI
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) GGSN
7 2 (12.50%) SGSN
7 2 (12.50%) IMAP
7 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
8 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
1 2 (12.50%) IMAP
1 2 (12.50%) GGSN
1 2 (12.50%) SGSN
1 2 (12.50%) CDMA
1 2 (12.50%) GPRS
1 2 (12.50%) GSM
1 2 (12.50%) POP3
1 2 (12.50%) SMTP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
General
1 10 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 10 (62.50%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C Developer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) MAPI
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP