Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 106 119
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +4
Permanent jobs citing C 64 42 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.08% 1.87% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 3.31% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 66
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £33,575 £25,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £54,125 £64,000 £68,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1589 1268 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.62% 56.36% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1138 1508
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for C in Cheshire

C
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for C in Cheshire

C
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C in Cheshire

C
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 17 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Knutsford -37 13 £51,250 +36.67% 1
Wilmslow +20 7 £37,000 -38.33% 1
Warrington +1 6 £50,000 +81.82% 1
Macclesfield +8 5 £45,000 - 1
Crewe 0 2 £27,000 -32.50% 4
Daresbury - 2 £18,500 -
Congleton - 2 £47,500 -
Northwich - 1 £27,500 -
C
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C.

1 35 (54.69%) C++
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) HTML
3 20 (31.25%) Java
3 20 (31.25%) C#
4 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 19 (29.69%) .NET
4 19 (29.69%) CSS
5 18 (28.13%) Linux
6 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.44%) Finance
7 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
8 14 (21.88%) MVC
8 14 (21.88%) Windows
8 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
9 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
10 11 (17.19%) TDD
10 11 (17.19%) Banking
11 10 (15.63%) Project Management
12 9 (14.06%) SOAP
12 9 (14.06%) Web Services
12 9 (14.06%) Oracle
12 9 (14.06%) Embedded C
12 9 (14.06%) Android
13 8 (12.50%) jQuery
13 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (12.50%) MySQL
13 8 (12.50%) T-SQL

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.81%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.56%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.56%) Office 365
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) LAN
2 3 (4.69%) VPN
2 3 (4.69%) WAN
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (1.56%) BGP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.56%) HSRP
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) IPsec
4 1 (1.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) OSPF
4 1 (1.56%) VoIP
4 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.56%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) Gradle
3 2 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) .NET Developer
2 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) HTML
2 19 (29.69%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) CSS
3 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
5 9 (14.06%) SOAP
5 9 (14.06%) Web Services
6 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (12.50%) jQuery
7 7 (10.94%) Ajax
7 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (10.94%) WCF
8 5 (7.81%) Angular 2
8 5 (7.81%) LESS
8 5 (7.81%) Material Design
9 4 (6.25%) REST
9 4 (6.25%) RESTful
10 3 (4.69%) Middleware
11 2 (3.13%) ODBC
11 2 (3.13%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Fintech
1 5 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.81%) Online Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) CCTV
4 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Contactless
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) Windows
3 9 (14.06%) Android
4 5 (7.81%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Unix
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.56%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
3 14 (21.88%) MVC
4 11 (17.19%) TDD
5 10 (15.63%) Project Management
6 7 (10.94%) Android Development
6 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.38%) DevOps
8 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.81%) Scrum
8 5 (7.81%) SDLC
8 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
9 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.69%) BDD
10 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (4.69%) Microservices
10 3 (4.69%) Migration
10 3 (4.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) C++
2 20 (31.25%) C#
2 20 (31.25%) Java
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.06%) Embedded C
6 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.94%) Python
8 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
8 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.25%) Go
10 3 (4.69%) PHP
10 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.13%) Ruby
12 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.56%) Groovy
12 1 (1.56%) Perl
12 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) CCDP
2 2 (3.13%) CCNP
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) CISM
2 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ACCA
3 1 (1.56%) CIMA
3 1 (1.56%) CISSP
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) IISP
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Firmware
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.56%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.56%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Salt
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Google
4 5 (7.81%) Adobe
4 5 (7.81%) Castleton
5 2 (3.13%) Altera
5 2 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (3.13%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.56%) Apple
6 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.56%) CA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) Zend