Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 127 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 -59 +60
Permanent jobs citing C 127 34 259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.26% 1.29% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 2.13% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 79 32 129
10th Percentile £33,100 £38,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £64,375 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £75,125 £87,500
North West median annual salary £52,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.86% -2.78% -

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 2,743 1,593 3,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.77% 60.64% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,195 1,469 2,722
10th Percentile £36,100 £35,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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
Bolton - 18 £31,679 - 5
Stockport 0 3 - - 5
Oldham - 3 £40,500 - 5
Salford - 3 - - 7
Altrincham - 2 £42,500 - 1
C
North West

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 72 (56.69%) Software Engineering
2 59 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (39.37%) C++
3 50 (39.37%) DevOps
4 44 (34.65%) Scrum
5 34 (26.77%) Java
6 32 (25.20%) Mentoring
7 31 (24.41%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (22.83%) Linux
9 28 (22.05%) Python
9 28 (22.05%) Analytics
10 25 (19.69%) Test Automation
11 24 (18.90%) Social Skills
12 22 (17.32%) OO
13 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
13 21 (16.54%) Software Testing
14 20 (15.75%) SC Cleared
14 20 (15.75%) Manufacturing
14 20 (15.75%) Ansible
15 18 (14.17%) Microservices
16 17 (13.39%) Finance
16 17 (13.39%) Red Hat
16 17 (13.39%) Ethernet
16 17 (13.39%) OOD
16 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
16 17 (13.39%) JIRA
16 17 (13.39%) French Language
16 17 (13.39%) RS-422
16 17 (13.39%) Docker
16 17 (13.39%) Modbus

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 15 (11.81%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Figma
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.60%) Azure
2 14 (11.02%) AWS
3 8 (6.30%) GitHub
4 5 (3.94%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (3.15%) Firebase
5 4 (3.15%) Heroku
6 3 (2.36%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.57%) GCP
7 2 (1.57%) SaaS
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.39%) Ethernet
1 17 (13.39%) Modbus
1 17 (13.39%) RS-422
2 5 (3.94%) Internet
2 5 (3.94%) Skype
3 4 (3.15%) RFID
4 2 (1.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) SMS
5 1 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) Big Data
1 11 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.87%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.72%) Redis
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.79%) OLAP
6 1 (0.79%) Power BI
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) JIRA
2 16 (12.60%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.94%) GitLab
5 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 24 (18.90%) Social Skills
2 20 (15.75%) Manufacturing
3 17 (13.39%) Finance
3 17 (13.39%) French Language
4 11 (8.66%) Legal
5 10 (7.87%) Retail
6 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.09%) Law
7 4 (3.15%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.36%) Marketing
8 3 (2.36%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.57%) Electronics
9 2 (1.57%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.57%) Military
9 2 (1.57%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.57%) Police
9 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 62 (48.82%) Software Engineer
2 18 (14.17%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) Software Test Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) Test Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Developer
5 10 (7.87%) Embedded Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Architect
6 9 (7.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (4.72%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.15%) Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Consultant
10 4 (3.15%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) Apache NiFi
1 15 (11.81%) Kafka
2 14 (11.02%) Node.js
3 12 (9.45%) React
4 8 (6.30%) GraphQL
5 7 (5.51%) Web Services
6 6 (4.72%) REST
7 5 (3.94%) JSON
8 4 (3.15%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.15%) SonicMQ
8 4 (3.15%) XML
9 3 (2.36%) SOAP
10 1 (0.79%) .NET
10 1 (0.79%) EDI
10 1 (0.79%) Java EE
10 1 (0.79%) Spring
10 1 (0.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Cyberattack
2 9 (7.09%) User Experience
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.72%) BBC
5 4 (3.15%) BYOD
5 4 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.57%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Linux
2 15 (11.81%) CentOS
2 15 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.09%) Android
3 9 (7.09%) Unix
4 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Windows
6 1 (0.79%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (56.69%) Software Engineering
2 59 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (39.37%) DevOps
4 44 (34.65%) Scrum
5 32 (25.20%) Mentoring
6 31 (24.41%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (22.05%) Analytics
8 25 (19.69%) Test Automation
9 22 (17.32%) OO
10 21 (16.54%) Software Testing
11 18 (14.17%) Microservices
12 17 (13.39%) OOD
13 16 (12.60%) Open Source
14 14 (11.02%) Information Assurance
14 14 (11.02%) Machine Learning
15 13 (10.24%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (10.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 12 (9.45%) Artificial Intelligence
16 12 (9.45%) Data Science
16 12 (9.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.37%) C++
2 34 (26.77%) Java
3 28 (22.05%) Python
4 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.45%) TypeScript
6 11 (8.66%) Kotlin
7 9 (7.09%) SQL
8 8 (6.30%) Apple Swift
8 8 (6.30%) C#
9 6 (4.72%) Scala
10 3 (2.36%) Ruby
11 2 (1.57%) COBOL
11 2 (1.57%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.57%) Go
11 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) Degree
4 8 (6.30%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.57%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) PMO
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.39%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (15.75%) Ansible
2 4 (3.15%) Terraform
3 2 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.57%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Red Hat
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle
3 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco
4 3 (2.36%) Google
5 2 (1.57%) VMware
6 1 (0.79%) Apple
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.79%) Meraki
6 1 (0.79%) NetApp
6 1 (0.79%) Perforce
6 1 (0.79%) Sage
6 1 (0.79%) SAP