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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 33 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing C 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.40% 4.27% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.11% 6.80% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
137 103 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.50% 62.80% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 56
Average salary £34,300 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
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 28 August 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 -6 7 £35,000 -6.66%
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) MSTest
4 5 (41.67%) JSON
4 5 (41.67%) Use Case
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) NUnit
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) Northgate
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) Rational Rose

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (41.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (8.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MSTest
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (41.67%) NUnit
1 5 (41.67%) Rational Rose
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) COM+
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Use Case
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) UML
2 5 (41.67%) OOP
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) MCAD
1 5 (41.67%) MCSD
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Northgate
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle