Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 98 128
Rank change year-on-year -8 +30 -37
Permanent jobs citing C 95 142 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.55% 2.94% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 5.19% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 66 102 115
10th Percentile £34,375 £31,500 £26,350
25th Percentile £40,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +21.05% +1.06%
75th Percentile £62,500 £63,625 £55,625
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £59,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,100 2,738 3,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.42% 56.63% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,855 2,230 2,784
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,875 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for C in Manchester

C
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in Manchester.

Salary trend for C in Manchester

C
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for C in Manchester

C
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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
Stockport +28 8 £44,500 -38.62% 6
Bolton - 5 - - 2
Cheadle +9 2 - - 1
Sale +7 2 - - 1
Salford +19 1 £37,500 +20.97% 1
Wigan -5 1 - - 1
C
North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for C.

1 43 (45.26%) Software Engineering
2 36 (37.89%) C++
3 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.32%) Scrum
5 22 (23.16%) Linux
5 22 (23.16%) Python
6 21 (22.11%) Java
7 18 (18.95%) Analytics
8 17 (17.89%) DevOps
8 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
8 17 (17.89%) Software Testing
8 17 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (15.79%) Azure
9 15 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
11 13 (13.68%) C#
11 13 (13.68%) Project Management
11 13 (13.68%) Microservices
12 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
12 12 (12.63%) Unix
12 12 (12.63%) Open Source
12 12 (12.63%) Mathematics
13 10 (10.53%) QA
13 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 10 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.53%) Databricks
13 10 (10.53%) Power Platform
13 10 (10.53%) PowerApps
14 9 (9.47%) Public Sector
14 9 (9.47%) Finance

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (6.32%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) Apache
2 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.79%) Azure
2 10 (10.53%) Power Platform
2 10 (10.53%) PowerApps
3 9 (9.47%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (2.11%) AWS
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Ethernet
1 6 (6.32%) Modbus
1 6 (6.32%) RS-422
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (3.16%) Internet
3 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.11%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (2.11%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.11%) PSTN
4 2 (2.11%) RFID
4 2 (2.11%) SMS
4 2 (2.11%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.11%) VoIP
5 1 (1.05%) 4G
5 1 (1.05%) POP3
5 1 (1.05%) SMTP
5 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) Big Data
1 8 (8.42%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.05%) GIS
2 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.05%) HBase
2 1 (1.05%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.37%) JIRA
2 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.11%) JUnit
3 2 (2.11%) Mockito
4 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
1 9 (9.47%) Manufacturing
1 9 (9.47%) Public Sector
2 8 (8.42%) Electronics
3 7 (7.37%) Law
4 5 (5.26%) French Language
4 5 (5.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.16%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 2 (2.11%) Local Government
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Software Engineer
2 12 (12.63%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (12.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Consultant
7 6 (6.32%) Development Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Development Manager
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) Apache Flex
2 7 (7.37%) Kafka
3 6 (6.32%) Apache NiFi
3 6 (6.32%) Middleware
4 3 (3.16%) Gherkin
4 3 (3.16%) Spring
5 2 (2.11%) CGI
5 2 (2.11%) REST
5 2 (2.11%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) Django
6 1 (1.05%) GWT
6 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.05%) JPA
6 1 (1.05%) JSON
6 1 (1.05%) OAuth
6 1 (1.05%) OpenID
6 1 (1.05%) RESTful
6 1 (1.05%) Web Services
6 1 (1.05%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.32%) Cyberattack
2 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.16%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.11%) Analogue Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.05%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Linux
2 12 (12.63%) Unix
3 6 (6.32%) CentOS
3 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Windows
5 2 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.11%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.05%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.26%) Software Engineering
2 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.32%) Scrum
4 18 (18.95%) Analytics
5 17 (17.89%) DevOps
5 17 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (17.89%) Software Testing
6 15 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (13.68%) Microservices
7 13 (13.68%) Project Management
8 12 (12.63%) Mathematics
8 12 (12.63%) Open Source
9 10 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.47%) Migration
10 9 (9.47%) OOD
11 8 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (8.42%) Machine Learning
11 8 (8.42%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 7 (7.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.89%) C++
2 22 (23.16%) Python
3 21 (22.11%) Java
4 13 (13.68%) C#
5 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.42%) SQL
7 7 (7.37%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.26%) Embedded C
8 5 (5.26%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.21%) Go
9 4 (4.21%) Haskell
9 4 (4.21%) R
9 4 (4.21%) Scala
10 3 (3.16%) COBOL
11 2 (2.11%) PHP
12 1 (1.05%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) Degree
3 8 (8.42%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) PMO
3 1 (1.05%) GRC
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) Firmware
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Databricks
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.26%) Instagram
5 2 (2.11%) BiZZdesign
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco
5 2 (2.11%) Sparx
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix
6 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.05%) Google
6 1 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (1.05%) Meraki
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.05%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (1.05%) VMware