Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 167 155
Rank change year-on-year +38 -12 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 321 228 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.42% 1.85% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 3.30% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 215 187 220
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,750 £27,925
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £61,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7394 6903 6633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.80% 56.15% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6177 5990 5702
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing C as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +38 223 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Cheshire -12 63 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Merseyside +15 12 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Lancashire +1 11 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Cumbria +12 10 £44,250 -16.51% 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 156 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (41.43%) Linux
3 129 (40.19%) C++
4 125 (38.94%) Java
5 121 (37.69%) Software Engineering
6 103 (32.09%) Degree
6 103 (32.09%) Security Cleared
7 85 (26.48%) SQL
8 84 (26.17%) Scrum
9 69 (21.50%) C#
10 67 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
11 65 (20.25%) DevOps
12 63 (19.63%) JavaScript
13 62 (19.31%) DV Cleared
13 62 (19.31%) Git (software)
14 61 (19.00%) OO
14 61 (19.00%) Python
15 60 (18.69%) Windows
15 60 (18.69%) HTML
16 51 (15.89%) .NET
16 51 (15.89%) Microsoft
17 49 (15.26%) TDD
18 48 (14.95%) CSS
19 45 (14.02%) Validation
20 43 (13.40%) SQL Server
20 43 (13.40%) Web Services
20 43 (13.40%) Test Automation
21 39 (12.15%) SDLC
22 38 (11.84%) jQuery
23 37 (11.53%) AngularJS

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 19 (5.92%) Confluence
2 18 (5.61%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.36%) WebSphere
4 13 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.80%) Apache Pig
5 9 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.87%) Apache
6 6 (1.87%) nginx
7 5 (1.56%) IIS
8 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
9 2 (0.62%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.49%) SOLIDWORKS
3 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) CATIA
4 1 (0.31%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 16 (4.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.31%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.54%) OpenShift
2 7 (2.18%) GitHub
3 6 (1.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.62%) Office 365
7 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.67%) Bluetooth
2 11 (3.43%) HTTP
3 9 (2.80%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.80%) LAN
3 9 (2.80%) RS-232
4 8 (2.49%) Firewall
4 8 (2.49%) VPN
5 7 (2.18%) IPsec
5 7 (2.18%) SSL
5 7 (2.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.18%) WAN
5 7 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.87%) BGP
6 6 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.87%) GPRS
6 6 (1.87%) HSRP
6 6 (1.87%) NFC
6 6 (1.87%) OSPF
6 6 (1.87%) RFID
6 6 (1.87%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.35%) MySQL
3 26 (8.10%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.30%) Big Data
5 16 (4.98%) RDBMS
6 15 (4.67%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.36%) Apache Hive
7 14 (4.36%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.05%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.49%) Apache Accumulo
10 7 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.87%) Redis
12 5 (1.56%) HBase
12 5 (1.56%) Impala
12 5 (1.56%) Sqoop
13 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.93%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 62 (19.31%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.72%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.10%) JIRA
3 26 (8.10%) Subversion
4 14 (4.36%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.05%) Selenium
6 11 (3.43%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.80%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.56%) EasyMock
9 5 (1.56%) Gradle
9 5 (1.56%) JUnit
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.25%) Maven
10 4 (1.25%) MSTest
10 4 (1.25%) Ranorex
10 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (11.21%) Finance
2 18 (5.61%) Military
3 15 (4.67%) Banking
4 10 (3.12%) Electronics
4 10 (3.12%) Retail
5 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.49%) Automotive
7 6 (1.87%) Games
7 6 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.87%) Marketing
8 4 (1.25%) Advertising
8 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.25%) German Language
9 3 (0.93%) French Language
9 3 (0.93%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.93%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 99 (30.84%) Developer
2 96 (29.91%) Software Engineer
3 42 (13.08%) Software Developer
4 26 (8.10%) Java Engineer
5 25 (7.79%) Java Software Engineer
6 23 (7.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 22 (6.85%) .NET Developer
8 21 (6.54%) Analyst
8 21 (6.54%) Java Developer
9 18 (5.61%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.61%) Embedded Engineer
9 18 (5.61%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (4.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 16 (4.98%) Java Software Developer
11 15 (4.67%) C Software Engineer
11 15 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
12 14 (4.36%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (4.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (4.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.69%) HTML
2 51 (15.89%) .NET
3 48 (14.95%) CSS
4 43 (13.40%) Web Services
5 38 (11.84%) jQuery
6 37 (11.53%) AngularJS
7 34 (10.59%) Spring
8 32 (9.97%) Java EE
9 29 (9.03%) HTML5
10 26 (8.10%) REST
11 25 (7.79%) Ajax
12 24 (7.48%) ASP.NET
13 23 (7.17%) XML
14 21 (6.54%) CSS3
15 20 (6.23%) Hibernate
15 20 (6.23%) JMS
15 20 (6.23%) SOAP
16 19 (5.92%) J2EE
17 18 (5.61%) GWT
18 17 (5.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.90%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (4.36%) User Experience
5 13 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (3.43%) PKI
8 8 (2.49%) Online Banking
9 7 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.87%) CAN bus
11 5 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.56%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.56%) Fintech
11 5 (1.56%) Life Science
11 5 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.56%) Wiki
12 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 133 (41.43%) Linux
2 60 (18.69%) Windows
3 27 (8.41%) Android
4 21 (6.54%) Unix
5 13 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 6 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.56%) CentOS
8 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.62%) AIX
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (37.69%) Software Engineering
3 84 (26.17%) Scrum
4 65 (20.25%) DevOps
5 61 (19.00%) OO
6 49 (15.26%) TDD
7 45 (14.02%) Validation
8 43 (13.40%) Test Automation
9 39 (12.15%) SDLC
10 36 (11.21%) MVC
11 34 (10.59%) Change Management
12 33 (10.28%) Release Management
13 31 (9.66%) Microservices
13 31 (9.66%) Time Management
13 31 (9.66%) Use Case
14 29 (9.03%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (8.41%) Integration Testing
16 26 (8.10%) Information Security
17 25 (7.79%) Unit Testing
18 24 (7.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (40.19%) C++
2 125 (38.94%) Java
3 85 (26.48%) SQL
4 69 (21.50%) C#
5 63 (19.63%) JavaScript
6 61 (19.00%) Python
7 32 (9.97%) Embedded C
8 22 (6.85%) Ruby
9 21 (6.54%) Perl
10 18 (5.61%) PHP
11 12 (3.74%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.43%) Go
13 9 (2.80%) Embedded C++
13 9 (2.80%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.18%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.18%) Scala
15 6 (1.87%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.87%) VB
15 6 (1.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (32.09%) Degree
1 103 (32.09%) Security Cleared
2 62 (19.31%) DV Cleared
3 35 (10.90%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.79%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.18%) CCNP
7 6 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.87%) Sun Certification
8 5 (1.56%) ISEB
8 5 (1.56%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.25%) CISSP
9 4 (1.25%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.93%) CCNA
10 3 (0.93%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.93%) GCIA
10 3 (0.93%) GCIH
10 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.49%) QA
2 6 (1.87%) ISO 13485
3 5 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) GDPR
5 2 (0.62%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (7.79%) Docker
2 17 (5.30%) Hyper-V
2 17 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.36%) Firmware
4 5 (1.56%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.56%) HDFS
5 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.93%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.43%) Kibana
2 11 (3.43%) Prometheus
3 5 (1.56%) Cacti
3 5 (1.56%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.25%) Puppet
5 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (0.62%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) Ansible
7 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.31%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.31%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.31%) Salt
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.21%) Oracle
3 30 (9.35%) Atlassian
4 17 (5.30%) VMware
5 9 (2.80%) Cloudera
5 9 (2.80%) HP
6 7 (2.18%) Google
7 6 (1.87%) Adobe
7 6 (1.87%) Cisco
7 6 (1.87%) SAP
7 6 (1.87%) Sun
8 5 (1.56%) BT
8 5 (1.56%) Castleton
8 5 (1.56%) Juniper
8 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.56%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.25%) EMC
9 4 (1.25%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.93%) Citrix
10 3 (0.93%) McAfee