Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 104 110
Rank change year-on-year +34 +6 +47
Permanent jobs citing C 267 217 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.09% 2.96% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 4.95% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 136 162 163
Manchester median annual salary £47,250 £49,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.06% +9.44% -4.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £71,875 £69,875 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.57%

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 3,374 4,381 4,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 51.72% 59.83% 59.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,618 3,721 4,224
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,201 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Stockport -5 8 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Salford -21 5 £39,000 - 2
Wigan - 4 £47,500 -
Altrincham - 2 £34,750 - 2
Cheadle -5 1 £32,500 +4.00% 3
C
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 178 (66.67%) C++
2 118 (44.19%) Linux
3 110 (41.20%) Software Engineering
4 107 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (36.33%) Open Source
6 96 (35.96%) DevOps
7 93 (34.83%) Open Source Development
8 85 (31.84%) Smartphone
9 77 (28.84%) Python
10 74 (27.72%) Java
11 70 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (23.97%) Git (software)
12 64 (23.97%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (22.47%) Android
14 59 (22.10%) Degree
15 56 (20.97%) Computer Science
15 56 (20.97%) Embedded Systems
16 55 (20.60%) Algorithms
16 55 (20.60%) Test Automation
17 51 (19.10%) Vulkan
18 45 (16.85%) Automotive
19 44 (16.48%) Mentoring
20 40 (14.98%) Tizen
20 40 (14.98%) Computer Architecture
20 40 (14.98%) QNX
21 38 (14.23%) Technical Leadership
22 37 (13.86%) Google
22 37 (13.86%) QA
23 35 (13.11%) Memory Management
23 35 (13.11%) SDLC

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 4 (1.50%) Apache
2 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.12%) SAS
3 2 (0.75%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) CICS
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.12%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.12%) GitHub
3 3 (1.12%) IaaS
3 3 (1.12%) PaaS
4 2 (0.75%) Office 365
4 2 (0.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (4.49%) FCoE
1 12 (4.49%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (4.49%) iSCSI
1 12 (4.49%) Software-Defined Networking
1 12 (4.49%) VSAN
2 10 (3.75%) Internet
3 7 (2.62%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.87%) Broadband
5 5 (1.87%) MPLS
5 5 (1.87%) SAN
6 4 (1.50%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.12%) Firewall
7 3 (1.12%) RFID
7 3 (1.12%) SNMP
7 3 (1.12%) Software-Defined Radio
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.49%) NoSQL
2 11 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.12%) Base SAS
3 3 (1.12%) Big Data
3 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.75%) Power BI
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.37%) DataStage
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (23.97%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.24%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.87%) JIRA
4 20 (7.49%) Gerrit
5 16 (5.99%) Subversion
6 5 (1.87%) Maven
7 4 (1.50%) Ant
7 4 (1.50%) GitLab
7 4 (1.50%) Gradle
7 4 (1.50%) JUnit
7 4 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.12%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.75%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.37%) CMake
10 1 (0.37%) Mockito
General
1 45 (16.85%) Automotive
2 23 (8.61%) Finance
3 19 (7.12%) Electronics
3 19 (7.12%) Marketing
4 11 (4.12%) Games
5 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.25%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.87%) Law
7 5 (1.87%) Retail
8 4 (1.50%) Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Legal
9 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (35.96%) Software Engineer
2 39 (14.61%) Senior Software Engineer
3 35 (13.11%) Compiler Engineer
4 31 (11.61%) Developer
5 30 (11.24%) Senior Compiler Engineer
6 26 (9.74%) C++ Software Engineer
7 23 (8.61%) C Software Engineer
7 23 (8.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (8.24%) Architect
8 22 (8.24%) Embedded Engineer
8 22 (8.24%) Team Leader
9 20 (7.49%) Software Team Leader
10 19 (7.12%) Consultant
11 18 (6.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (5.62%) Java Developer
12 15 (5.62%) Junior
13 12 (4.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 12 (4.49%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (4.49%) Junior Software Engineer
14 11 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.10%) Vulkan
2 21 (7.87%) OpenGL
2 21 (7.87%) OpenGL ES
3 20 (7.49%) LLVM
3 20 (7.49%) OpenCL
3 20 (7.49%) OpenJDK
4 16 (5.99%) OpenCV
5 14 (5.24%) Web Services
6 13 (4.87%) Flash
6 13 (4.87%) J2EE
6 13 (4.87%) Spring
7 12 (4.49%) .NET
8 10 (3.75%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.37%) SOAP
10 5 (1.87%) Java EE
11 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.12%) React
12 3 (1.12%) Spring Boot
12 3 (1.12%) TensorFlow
13 2 (0.75%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 85 (31.84%) Smartphone
2 70 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (20.97%) Embedded Systems
4 55 (20.60%) Algorithms
5 26 (9.74%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (7.87%) Virtual Team
7 14 (5.24%) Data Centre
8 13 (4.87%) FlexPod
8 13 (4.87%) Replication
9 11 (4.12%) Robotics
10 10 (3.75%) Infotainment
11 9 (3.37%) ASIC
12 8 (3.00%) Internet of Things
12 8 (3.00%) User Experience
13 6 (2.25%) Analogue Electronics
13 6 (2.25%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.87%) Augmented Reality
14 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
15 4 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (1.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 118 (44.19%) Linux
2 60 (22.47%) Android
3 40 (14.98%) Tizen
4 22 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (7.87%) CentOS
6 20 (7.49%) SUSE
6 20 (7.49%) Ubuntu
7 13 (4.87%) Data ONTAP
7 13 (4.87%) Unix
8 7 (2.62%) Windows
9 2 (0.75%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.37%) AIX
10 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (41.20%) Software Engineering
2 107 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (36.33%) Open Source
4 96 (35.96%) DevOps
5 93 (34.83%) Open Source Development
6 64 (23.97%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (20.97%) Computer Science
8 55 (20.60%) Test Automation
9 44 (16.48%) Mentoring
10 40 (14.98%) Computer Architecture
11 38 (14.23%) Technical Leadership
12 35 (13.11%) Memory Management
12 35 (13.11%) Power Management
12 35 (13.11%) SDLC
13 33 (12.36%) Customer Engagement
14 30 (11.24%) Visualisation
15 26 (9.74%) Line Management
16 25 (9.36%) Performance Analysis
17 23 (8.61%) ITIL
17 23 (8.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (66.67%) C++
2 77 (28.84%) Python
3 74 (27.72%) Java
4 28 (10.49%) SQL
5 24 (8.99%) MATLAB
6 17 (6.37%) Assembly Language
7 14 (5.24%) Go
8 12 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.49%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.75%) C#
10 8 (3.00%) Embedded C
11 7 (2.62%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.62%) Scala
12 4 (1.50%) COBOL
12 4 (1.50%) Ruby
13 3 (1.12%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.12%) VB
14 2 (0.75%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (22.10%) Degree
2 30 (11.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (6.74%) DBS Check
4 17 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.24%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.49%) CCNA
6 12 (4.49%) DV Cleared
6 12 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.00%) PhD
8 5 (1.87%) CCNP
8 5 (1.87%) JNCIP
8 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.50%) NCDA
9 4 (1.50%) NCIE
9 4 (1.50%) VCAP
10 3 (1.12%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.75%) CISA
11 2 (0.75%) CISM
11 2 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.86%) QA
2 12 (4.49%) PMO
3 10 (3.75%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.75%) COBIT
4 2 (0.75%) COSO
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 20 (7.49%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (5.62%) Hyper-V
2 15 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.87%) Docker
4 12 (4.49%) NFS
4 12 (4.49%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.50%) Firmware
6 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (4.12%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.25%) Ansible
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) Cacti
5 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.37%) Kibana
5 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 40 (14.98%) QNX
2 37 (13.86%) Google
3 28 (10.49%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.99%) Cisco
5 15 (5.62%) VMware
6 13 (4.87%) HP
6 13 (4.87%) NetApp
6 13 (4.87%) Veeam
7 10 (3.75%) Oracle
8 5 (1.87%) SAP
9 4 (1.50%) EMC
10 3 (1.12%) BiZZdesign
10 3 (1.12%) Juniper
10 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.12%) Sparx
10 3 (1.12%) Tableau
11 2 (0.75%) Freescale
11 2 (0.75%) Kony
11 2 (0.75%) Thales
11 2 (0.75%) Xilinx