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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 159 136
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23  
Permanent jobs citing C 133 79 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.97% 1.41% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 2.63% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 101 61 115
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,900 £29,891
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,800
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3965 3003 3333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.72% 53.67% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3397 2598 2835
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing C as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C in the North West

C
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for C in the North West

C
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 112 £42,500 +1.19% 17
Cheshire -21 12 £45,000 -10.89% 10
Cumbria - 5 £46,750 -
Merseyside -19 4 £32,500 -14.47% 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for C.

1 193 (62.26%) C++
2 144 (46.45%) Linux
3 142 (45.81%) Degree
4 141 (45.48%) Software Engineering
5 114 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (36.13%) Java
7 96 (30.97%) SQL
7 96 (30.97%) .NET
8 90 (29.03%) HTML
9 86 (27.74%) Scrum
10 83 (26.77%) C#
11 77 (24.84%) Python
12 68 (21.94%) Embedded C
13 67 (21.61%) Visual Studio
13 67 (21.61%) PHP
14 61 (19.68%) MySQL
15 57 (18.39%) TDD
16 54 (17.42%) Electronics
16 54 (17.42%) OO
17 53 (17.10%) Windows
17 53 (17.10%) Validation
18 52 (16.77%) Firmware
19 51 (16.45%) Microsoft
19 51 (16.45%) Git (software)
20 48 (15.48%) Test Automation
20 48 (15.48%) Embedded Linux
21 47 (15.16%) Computer Science
22 45 (14.52%) TCP/IP
23 43 (13.87%) Relational Database
23 43 (13.87%) DevOps

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 34 (10.97%) Apache Spark
2 20 (6.45%) Apache Pig
3 19 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.19%) Confluence
5 8 (2.58%) Apache
6 4 (1.29%) CMS
6 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.97%) nginx
7 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.65%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.58%) GitHub
4 5 (1.61%) Office 365
5 3 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) Route 53
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 24 (7.74%) Ethernet
3 21 (6.77%) RS-232
4 8 (2.58%) Bluetooth
4 8 (2.58%) Firewall
4 8 (2.58%) GPRS
5 6 (1.94%) DVB
5 6 (1.94%) GSM
5 6 (1.94%) HTTP
5 6 (1.94%) Internet
5 6 (1.94%) IPsec
5 6 (1.94%) NFC
5 6 (1.94%) UMTS
5 6 (1.94%) VoIP
5 6 (1.94%) VPN
5 6 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.94%) WLAN
6 5 (1.61%) BT 21CN
6 5 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.68%) MySQL
2 43 (13.87%) Relational Database
3 36 (11.61%) RDBMS
4 34 (10.97%) SQL Server
5 32 (10.32%) Big Data
5 32 (10.32%) Hadoop
6 22 (7.10%) MongoDB
6 22 (7.10%) NoSQL
7 20 (6.45%) Apache Hive
8 17 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.97%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.97%) DB2
11 3 (0.97%) Redis
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (21.61%) Visual Studio
2 51 (16.45%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.03%) JIRA
4 23 (7.42%) Jenkins
5 22 (7.10%) Subversion
6 21 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (5.48%) Microsoft Blend
7 17 (5.48%) MSI
7 17 (5.48%) MSTest
7 17 (5.48%) NuGet
7 17 (5.48%) NUnit
7 17 (5.48%) WiX
8 16 (5.16%) Selenium
9 14 (4.52%) Cucumber
10 13 (4.19%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.58%) EasyMock
12 8 (2.58%) JUnit
13 5 (1.61%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 54 (17.42%) Electronics
2 37 (11.94%) Finance
3 36 (11.61%) Manufacturing
4 28 (9.03%) Marketing
5 21 (6.77%) Games
6 16 (5.16%) Military
7 11 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.90%) Banking
9 7 (2.26%) Automotive
10 6 (1.94%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.61%) Advertising
11 5 (1.61%) Retail
12 4 (1.29%) Legal
13 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.32%) Avionics
14 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (34.84%) Developer
2 78 (25.16%) Software Engineer
3 56 (18.06%) Embedded Engineer
4 47 (15.16%) Software Developer
5 38 (12.26%) Linux Engineer
6 34 (10.97%) C# Developer
7 30 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
8 27 (8.71%) Java Developer
9 26 (8.39%) .NET Developer
10 25 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (8.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 23 (7.42%) Embedded Developer
11 23 (7.42%) Senior Software Engineer
12 22 (7.10%) Embedded Linux Engineer
13 21 (6.77%) C Software Engineer
13 21 (6.77%) Java Software Developer
14 20 (6.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 20 (6.45%) Java Engineer
14 20 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
14 20 (6.45%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (30.97%) .NET
2 90 (29.03%) HTML
3 37 (11.94%) Web Services
4 35 (11.29%) CSS
4 35 (11.29%) Spring
4 35 (11.29%) XML
5 32 (10.32%) SOAP
6 29 (9.35%) WCF
7 28 (9.03%) jQuery
8 27 (8.71%) Java EE
8 27 (8.71%) WPF
9 25 (8.06%) Middleware
10 20 (6.45%) Apache Camel
10 20 (6.45%) ASP.NET
10 20 (6.45%) HTML5
11 19 (6.13%) .NET Framework
11 19 (6.13%) CSS3
11 19 (6.13%) Hibernate
11 19 (6.13%) XSD
12 18 (5.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.16%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.71%) Algorithms
3 26 (8.39%) Device Driver
4 24 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (6.77%) Internet of Things
6 19 (6.13%) Data Structures
7 17 (5.48%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 16 (5.16%) PKI
9 15 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (2.58%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (2.58%) Fintech
11 8 (2.58%) Wiki
12 6 (1.94%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.94%) iPhone
12 6 (1.94%) MPEG
12 6 (1.94%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (1.61%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 144 (46.45%) Linux
2 53 (17.10%) Windows
3 48 (15.48%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (5.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 17 (5.48%) Mac OS
6 11 (3.55%) Android
7 9 (2.90%) CentOS
7 9 (2.90%) Unix
8 8 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.26%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.94%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (1.94%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.94%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.32%) AIX
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (45.48%) Software Engineering
2 114 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (27.74%) Scrum
4 57 (18.39%) TDD
5 54 (17.42%) OO
6 53 (17.10%) Validation
7 48 (15.48%) Test Automation
8 43 (13.87%) DevOps
9 42 (13.55%) Open Source
10 41 (13.23%) MVC
11 38 (12.26%) SDLC
12 34 (10.97%) Kanban
13 28 (9.03%) OOD
13 28 (9.03%) Unit Testing
14 26 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (8.39%) Visualisation
15 25 (8.06%) Analytics
15 25 (8.06%) Information Security
16 24 (7.74%) Multithreading
17 23 (7.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (62.26%) C++
2 112 (36.13%) Java
3 96 (30.97%) SQL
4 83 (26.77%) C#
5 77 (24.84%) Python
6 68 (21.94%) Embedded C
7 67 (21.61%) PHP
8 36 (11.61%) JavaScript
9 34 (10.97%) Embedded C++
10 33 (10.65%) Ruby
11 27 (8.71%) Perl
12 24 (7.74%) VB
13 17 (5.48%) XAML
14 10 (3.23%) VB6
15 8 (2.58%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.29%) Go
17 4 (1.29%) Scala
18 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 142 (45.81%) Degree
2 31 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (9.35%) Numerate Degree
4 27 (8.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (5.81%) HNC
5 18 (5.81%) HND
6 15 (4.84%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.90%) PhD
8 6 (1.94%) ISEB
8 6 (1.94%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.94%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.61%) CCNP
9 5 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.61%) JNCIP
9 5 (1.61%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.65%) CISM
11 1 (0.32%) CISSP
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.81%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (16.77%) Firmware
2 24 (7.74%) Hyper-V
3 23 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.87%) Docker
5 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
6 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.61%) Cacti
2 5 (1.61%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.29%) Puppet
4 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.65%) Nessus
5 2 (0.65%) Nmap
6 1 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.32%) Kibana
6 1 (0.32%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.00%) Oracle
3 24 (7.74%) VMware
4 11 (3.55%) SAP
5 9 (2.90%) Google
6 8 (2.58%) Castleton
6 8 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.26%) Cisco
8 6 (1.94%) Intel
8 6 (1.94%) Symbian
9 5 (1.61%) BT
9 5 (1.61%) Freescale
9 5 (1.61%) Juniper
9 5 (1.61%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.61%) Xilinx
10 4 (1.29%) EMC
11 3 (0.97%) HP
12 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.65%) TOWER Software
13 1 (0.32%) AppDynamics
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
ISL Recruitment
Salary: HOME WORKING + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton Sixth Form College
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Return on Investment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £52,000 DOE plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 16 days ago