Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > North West
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 88 127
Rank change year-on-year -1 +39 +17
Permanent jobs citing C 141 357 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.87% 3.38% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.16% 6.70% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 108 217 255
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,550 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,734 5,327 6,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.59% 50.42% 55.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,342 4,085 5,746
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the North West

C
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in the North West.

Salary trend for C in the North West

C
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in the North West over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for C in the North West

C
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North West region over the 6 months to 11 August 2020. 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
Manchester -8 93 £55,000 +17.65% 15
Cheshire +42 40 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Lancashire +32 4 - - 7
Cumbria -13 3 £53,500 -9.32% 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for C.

1 59 (41.84%) C++
2 50 (35.46%) Finance
3 46 (32.62%) Software Engineering
4 38 (26.95%) C#
5 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
6 33 (23.40%) Linux
6 33 (23.40%) Validation
7 30 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
8 28 (19.86%) SAP
8 28 (19.86%) Python
9 27 (19.15%) .NET
10 26 (18.44%) Java
10 26 (18.44%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (18.44%) Identity Management
10 26 (18.44%) SAP Security
10 26 (18.44%) Data Governance
10 26 (18.44%) Internal Audit
10 26 (18.44%) IT Audit
11 22 (15.60%) React
12 21 (14.89%) Degree
13 19 (13.48%) Unit Testing
13 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (13.48%) Windows
14 18 (12.77%) TDD
15 17 (12.06%) DevOps
15 17 (12.06%) Mobile App
16 16 (11.35%) Coaching
16 16 (11.35%) Docker
16 16 (11.35%) Greenfield Project
16 16 (11.35%) Computer Science

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.84%) Apache
2 4 (2.84%) Confluence
2 4 (2.84%) Drupal
2 4 (2.84%) nginx
2 4 (2.84%) SilverStripe
2 4 (2.84%) WordPress
3 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Gentran
Applications
1 30 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Infor M3
1 4 (2.84%) Magento
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.71%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) AWS
1 8 (5.67%) GitHub
2 7 (4.96%) Azure
3 6 (4.26%) GCP
4 4 (2.84%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.13%) AWS IoT
5 3 (2.13%) Serverless
6 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) Internet
1 15 (10.64%) Skype
1 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.93%) Wireless
3 10 (7.09%) Bluetooth
4 7 (4.96%) LTE
4 7 (4.96%) MQTT
4 7 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.71%) 2G
6 1 (0.71%) 3G
6 1 (0.71%) 4G
6 1 (0.71%) Firewall
6 1 (0.71%) OSPF
6 1 (0.71%) RS-232
6 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.44%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.26%) Big Data
3 5 (3.55%) MySQL
4 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.13%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.80%) JIRA
3 7 (4.96%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.96%) GCC
4 6 (4.26%) GitLab
5 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.84%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.84%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.84%) Subversion
7 3 (2.13%) git-flow
8 2 (1.42%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.42%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.71%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.71%) CMake
9 1 (0.71%) Maven
9 1 (0.71%) Postman
9 1 (0.71%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.71%) Selenium
9 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (35.46%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Electronics
3 8 (5.67%) Automotive
4 6 (4.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.42%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (27.66%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.48%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Software Developer
5 10 (7.09%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.09%) C# WCF Developer
5 10 (7.09%) WCF Developer
6 8 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.96%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (4.96%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (4.26%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.15%) .NET
2 22 (15.60%) React
3 14 (9.93%) Node.js
3 14 (9.93%) Sass
4 12 (8.51%) .NET Core
4 12 (8.51%) WCF
4 12 (8.51%) WinForms
5 9 (6.38%) Laravel
6 7 (4.96%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.96%) Ember.js
7 6 (4.26%) RESTful
8 5 (3.55%) Vue.js
9 4 (2.84%) Behat
9 4 (2.84%) CSS3
9 4 (2.84%) Doctrine
9 4 (2.84%) HTML5
9 4 (2.84%) JSON
9 4 (2.84%) li3
9 4 (2.84%) REST
9 4 (2.84%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.35%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (10.64%) Internet of Things
4 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.09%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (7.09%) Smartphone
6 9 (6.38%) User Experience
7 7 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.13%) Animation
8 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.13%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.13%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.42%) Analogue Electronics
9 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.71%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.40%) Linux
2 19 (13.48%) Windows
3 13 (9.22%) Unix
4 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.55%) CentOS
5 4 (2.84%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.13%) Android
7 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.71%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.62%) Software Engineering
2 33 (23.40%) Validation
3 26 (18.44%) Data Governance
3 26 (18.44%) Identity Management
3 26 (18.44%) Internal Audit
3 26 (18.44%) IT Audit
3 26 (18.44%) SAP Security
4 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.48%) Unit Testing
5 18 (12.77%) TDD
6 17 (12.06%) DevOps
7 16 (11.35%) Coaching
7 16 (11.35%) Computer Science
8 15 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.51%) Machine Learning
9 12 (8.51%) Migration
10 11 (7.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 10 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (7.09%) Integration Testing
11 10 (7.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.84%) C++
2 38 (26.95%) C#
3 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
4 28 (19.86%) Python
5 26 (18.44%) Java
6 13 (9.22%) PHP
7 12 (8.51%) Embedded C
7 12 (8.51%) Ruby
7 12 (8.51%) VB.NET
8 11 (7.80%) Go
9 9 (6.38%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.67%) Perl
11 6 (4.26%) Apple Swift
11 6 (4.26%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.26%) VB
12 5 (3.55%) SQL
13 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.13%) ES6
15 2 (1.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (14.89%) Degree
2 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.84%) PhD
6 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) PMO
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) Docker
2 8 (5.67%) Firmware
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.51%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.09%) Ansible
3 4 (2.84%) Terraform
4 3 (2.13%) Kibana
5 2 (1.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (19.86%) SAP
2 6 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.84%) Google
4 4 (2.84%) Zend
5 3 (2.13%) Apple
5 3 (2.13%) BT
5 3 (2.13%) Siemens
6 2 (1.42%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) IBM
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (0.71%) QNX
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) Workday