The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank - 16 17
Permanent jobs citing C 0 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 5.95% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.42% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 61.54% 57.14% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 9
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

C
Salary Trend in Salford

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

C Salary Trend in Salford

C
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Python

C
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft