Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 94 124
Rank change year-on-year -52 +30 +7
Permanent jobs citing C 147 247 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.17% 3.30% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 5.59% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 105 136 128
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -6.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -6.98%

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 3,781 4,416 4,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.77% 59.04% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,230 3,734 3,891
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Manchester

C
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for C in Manchester

C
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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
Wigan +3 8 £50,000 +108.33% 4
Bury - 5 - - 3
Oldham +9 4 £45,000 -
Stockport +6 3 £40,000 +3.90% 5
Salford -10 1 - - 1
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 - 3
C
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 78 (53.06%) C++
2 73 (49.66%) Software Engineering
3 66 (44.90%) Degree
4 43 (29.25%) Linux
5 42 (28.57%) Java
5 42 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 38 (25.85%) C#
7 35 (23.81%) SQL
8 34 (23.13%) Windows
9 33 (22.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 30 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (19.73%) Electronics
12 27 (18.37%) .NET
13 26 (17.69%) Microsoft
13 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (17.69%) Games
14 25 (17.01%) Python
14 25 (17.01%) Multithreading
15 23 (15.65%) Multithreaded Programming
15 23 (15.65%) RS-232
16 21 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (14.29%) Validation
17 19 (12.93%) JavaScript
17 19 (12.93%) Embedded C
18 18 (12.24%) ERP
18 18 (12.24%) Embedded Software Development
19 16 (10.88%) Bluetooth
19 16 (10.88%) MySQL
19 16 (10.88%) Dynamics NAV
20 15 (10.20%) 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 8 (5.44%) Apache
2 6 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.04%) Confluence
5 2 (1.36%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.40%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) SPSS
6 1 (0.68%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (3.40%) SAP ERP
2 5 (3.40%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (4.08%) Serverless
4 5 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.36%) IaaS
5 2 (1.36%) Office 365
5 2 (1.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.65%) RS-232
2 16 (10.88%) Bluetooth
3 11 (7.48%) RS-485
4 9 (6.12%) RFID
5 5 (3.40%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.72%) DNS
6 4 (2.72%) GSM
6 4 (2.72%) SSH
6 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.04%) HTTP
7 3 (2.04%) SSL
8 2 (1.36%) Firewall
8 2 (1.36%) NAS
8 2 (1.36%) SAN
9 1 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.88%) MySQL
2 13 (8.84%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.16%) Big Data
4 11 (7.48%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.12%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.44%) Apache Hive
6 8 (5.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.76%) Redis
8 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.44%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.40%) Bitbucket
4 5 (3.40%) JIRA
4 5 (3.40%) JUnit
4 5 (3.40%) Selenium
5 4 (2.72%) LabVIEW
5 4 (2.72%) Subversion
6 3 (2.04%) EasyMock
6 3 (2.04%) Maven
7 2 (1.36%) Ant
7 2 (1.36%) CodeSonar
7 2 (1.36%) git-flow
7 2 (1.36%) Gradle
7 2 (1.36%) Mockito
7 2 (1.36%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.68%) gulp
8 1 (0.68%) Protractor
General
1 29 (19.73%) Electronics
2 26 (17.69%) Games
3 15 (10.20%) Finance
4 14 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 12 (8.16%) Marketing
6 9 (6.12%) Banking
7 5 (3.40%) Publishing
8 4 (2.72%) Retail
9 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.36%) Law
9 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.68%) Advertising
10 1 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.68%) Military
10 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (38.78%) Software Engineer
2 45 (30.61%) Embedded Engineer
2 45 (30.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 41 (27.89%) Developer
4 33 (22.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 29 (19.73%) C Software Engineer
5 29 (19.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (17.01%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 25 (17.01%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 24 (16.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 24 (16.33%) Embedded C Engineer
7 24 (16.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 24 (16.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 24 (16.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (10.20%) C# Developer
9 14 (9.52%) Software Developer
10 13 (8.84%) C Developer
11 12 (8.16%) Electronics Engineer
12 11 (7.48%) Consultant
12 11 (7.48%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.37%) .NET
2 13 (8.84%) Spring
3 12 (8.16%) Node.js
4 11 (7.48%) RESTful
5 10 (6.80%) HTML
5 10 (6.80%) Java EE
5 10 (6.80%) SOAP
6 8 (5.44%) QML
6 8 (5.44%) Qt
7 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 7 (4.76%) CSS
7 7 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.76%) LAMP
8 5 (3.40%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.40%) Apache Camel
8 5 (3.40%) HTML5 Canvas
8 5 (3.40%) REST
9 4 (2.72%) EJB
9 4 (2.72%) LDAP
9 4 (2.72%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.40%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.40%) Life Science
5 5 (3.40%) VLE
6 4 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.04%) CAN bus
7 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.04%) Wiki
8 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.36%) Fintech
8 2 (1.36%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.36%) Replication
8 2 (1.36%) Social Media
8 2 (1.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Linux
2 34 (23.13%) Windows
3 14 (9.52%) Android
4 11 (7.48%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (3.40%) FreeRTOS
7 4 (2.72%) Solaris
8 3 (2.04%) CentOS
8 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.36%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.68%) VME
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (49.66%) Software Engineering
2 42 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.01%) Multithreading
5 23 (15.65%) Multithreaded Programming
6 21 (14.29%) Validation
7 18 (12.24%) Embedded Software Development
7 18 (12.24%) ERP
8 14 (9.52%) Mathematics
9 13 (8.84%) Project Management
9 13 (8.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (8.84%) SDLC
10 12 (8.16%) OO
10 12 (8.16%) Static Code Analysis
11 11 (7.48%) Scrum
12 10 (6.80%) OOD
13 9 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (6.12%) DevOps
13 9 (6.12%) TDD
14 8 (5.44%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.06%) C++
2 42 (28.57%) Java
3 38 (25.85%) C#
4 35 (23.81%) SQL
5 25 (17.01%) Python
6 19 (12.93%) Embedded C
6 19 (12.93%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.52%) PHP
8 11 (7.48%) Perl
8 11 (7.48%) Ruby
9 8 (5.44%) Objective-C
9 8 (5.44%) VB
10 7 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 6 (4.08%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.40%) Assembly Language
12 5 (3.40%) Embedded C++
12 5 (3.40%) ES6
12 5 (3.40%) Kotlin
13 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (44.90%) Degree
2 33 (22.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.04%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.36%) CCNA
6 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.36%) CISSP
6 2 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.36%) GIAC
6 2 (1.36%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (1.36%) MCSE
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.36%) SANS
6 2 (1.36%) SSCP
7 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) GDPR
2 5 (3.40%) ISO 13485
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) HL7
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.12%) Firmware
2 6 (4.08%) Docker
3 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.72%) ZENworks
2 2 (1.36%) Puppet
2 2 (1.36%) Salt
3 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) EMC
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle
3 9 (6.12%) VMware
4 7 (4.76%) SAP
5 6 (4.08%) Veritas
6 4 (2.72%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.72%) Cisco
6 4 (2.72%) Freescale
6 4 (2.72%) NetApp
6 4 (2.72%) Veeam
7 3 (2.04%) Google
7 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.36%) Aruba
8 2 (1.36%) CommVault
8 2 (1.36%) Dell
8 2 (1.36%) HP
8 2 (1.36%) IBM
8 2 (1.36%) Zerto
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com