Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 97 76
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 7 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.78% 1.03% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 1.80% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 4
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +42.00% -41.18%
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £45,800 £56,100 £42,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.43% +5.56%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 481 722 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 53.33% 57.12% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 372 531 350
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £26,375 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Merseyside

C
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for C in Merseyside

C
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Merseyside

C
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Liverpool +20 5 £40,000 - 5
Southport +7 1 £37,500 +20.00%
Wirral - 1 £35,000 -
C
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Laravel
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Symfony
1 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOP
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft