Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 140 149
Rank change year-on-year +59 +9 +49
Permanent jobs citing C 360 281 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.45% 2.36% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 4.34% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 191 210 212
North West median annual salary £44,808 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.43% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 5,277 6,481 7,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.54% 54.35% 56.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,129 5,469 6,264
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +45 264 £45,750 -5.67% 76
Lancashire -10 43 £37,500 - 23
Cheshire +33 42 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Cumbria -2 8 £59,000 - 1
Merseyside -13 2 £19,000 -54.65% 14
C
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 218 (60.56%) C++
2 162 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 154 (42.78%) Linux
4 141 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (30.83%) Open Source
6 101 (28.06%) DevOps
7 100 (27.78%) Java
8 97 (26.94%) Python
9 95 (26.39%) Degree
9 95 (26.39%) Open Source Development
10 85 (23.61%) Smartphone
11 84 (23.33%) Git (software)
12 75 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
13 70 (19.44%) Android
13 70 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
14 62 (17.22%) Computer Science
15 59 (16.39%) SDLC
16 58 (16.11%) Mentoring
17 57 (15.83%) Test Automation
18 56 (15.56%) Algorithms
19 55 (15.28%) Vulkan
20 52 (14.44%) Embedded Systems
21 47 (13.06%) Automotive
22 44 (12.22%) SQL
23 41 (11.39%) QA
24 40 (11.11%) Computer Architecture
24 40 (11.11%) QNX
24 40 (11.11%) Tizen
25 39 (10.83%) Microsoft
26 38 (10.56%) Technical Leadership

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 7 (1.94%) Tuxedo
2 5 (1.39%) Apache
3 3 (0.83%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.83%) SAS
4 2 (0.56%) CMS
4 2 (0.56%) Confluence
4 2 (0.56%) IIS
4 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.56%) WordPress
5 1 (0.28%) CICS
5 1 (0.28%) nginx
5 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.39%) Simulink
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) FileZilla
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
3 2 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.56%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.33%) AWS
2 26 (7.22%) Azure
3 4 (1.11%) IaaS
4 3 (0.83%) GitHub
4 3 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.56%) Office 365
5 2 (0.56%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.56%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (3.33%) FCoE
1 12 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (3.33%) Internet
1 12 (3.33%) iSCSI
1 12 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
1 12 (3.33%) VSAN
2 10 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.39%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.39%) SAN
4 4 (1.11%) Broadband
4 4 (1.11%) MPLS
5 3 (0.83%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.83%) Firewall
5 3 (0.83%) SNMP
5 3 (0.83%) Software-Defined Radio
5 3 (0.83%) SSL
6 2 (0.56%) DNS
6 2 (0.56%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.39%) NoSQL
2 12 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.22%) MySQL
5 4 (1.11%) Big Data
6 3 (0.83%) Base SAS
6 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.28%) Redis
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 84 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.11%) JIRA
4 20 (5.56%) Gerrit
5 19 (5.28%) Subversion
6 14 (3.89%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.78%) Gradle
8 7 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.67%) GitLab
10 5 (1.39%) Maven
10 5 (1.39%) Rational Statemate
10 5 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.11%) Ant
11 4 (1.11%) JUnit
12 3 (0.83%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.56%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.56%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.28%) ProC
General
1 47 (13.06%) Automotive
2 34 (9.44%) Finance
3 24 (6.67%) Military
4 22 (6.11%) Banking
4 22 (6.11%) Marketing
5 21 (5.83%) Aerospace
6 15 (4.17%) Public Sector
7 13 (3.61%) Retail
7 13 (3.61%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.33%) Electronics
9 11 (3.06%) Games
10 10 (2.78%) Avionics
11 8 (2.22%) Law
12 7 (1.94%) Legal
13 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.28%) Billing
15 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.28%) Police
Job Titles
1 123 (34.17%) Software Engineer
2 71 (19.72%) Developer
3 42 (11.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 35 (9.72%) Compiler Engineer
5 33 (9.17%) Software Developer
6 30 (8.33%) Senior Compiler Engineer
7 26 (7.22%) C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (6.39%) Architect
9 22 (6.11%) C Software Engineer
10 21 (5.83%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
11 20 (5.56%) Team Leader
12 19 (5.28%) Consultant
13 17 (4.72%) Junior
14 16 (4.44%) .NET Developer
14 16 (4.44%) Senior Developer
15 15 (4.17%) Java Developer
15 15 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
16 14 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
16 14 (3.89%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.28%) Vulkan
2 31 (8.61%) .NET
3 30 (8.33%) HTML
4 26 (7.22%) OpenGL
5 25 (6.94%) OpenGL ES
6 20 (5.56%) LLVM
6 20 (5.56%) OpenCL
6 20 (5.56%) OpenJDK
7 17 (4.72%) Web Services
8 16 (4.44%) CSS
8 16 (4.44%) OpenCV
9 15 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.61%) Flash
10 13 (3.61%) XML
11 12 (3.33%) Spring
11 12 (3.33%) XHTML
12 11 (3.06%) J2EE
12 11 (3.06%) Node.js
13 10 (2.78%) Middleware
14 9 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (23.61%) Smartphone
2 75 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (15.56%) Algorithms
4 52 (14.44%) Embedded Systems
5 28 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (5.83%) Virtual Team
7 14 (3.89%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.89%) User Experience
8 13 (3.61%) FlexPod
8 13 (3.61%) Replication
9 11 (3.06%) Robotics
10 10 (2.78%) Infotainment
11 9 (2.50%) ASIC
11 9 (2.50%) Internet of Things
11 9 (2.50%) Management Information System
11 9 (2.50%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (1.67%) Acoustics
13 6 (1.67%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 154 (42.78%) Linux
2 70 (19.44%) Android
3 40 (11.11%) Tizen
4 31 (8.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (8.33%) Windows
6 22 (6.11%) CentOS
7 20 (5.56%) SUSE
7 20 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 17 (4.72%) Unix
9 13 (3.61%) Data ONTAP
10 11 (3.06%) AIX
11 8 (2.22%) VME
12 7 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
15 1 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 141 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (30.83%) Open Source
4 101 (28.06%) DevOps
5 95 (26.39%) Open Source Development
6 70 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (17.22%) Computer Science
8 59 (16.39%) SDLC
9 58 (16.11%) Mentoring
10 57 (15.83%) Test Automation
11 40 (11.11%) Computer Architecture
12 38 (10.56%) Technical Leadership
13 35 (9.72%) Memory Management
13 35 (9.72%) Power Management
14 33 (9.17%) Customer Engagement
15 30 (8.33%) ITIL
15 30 (8.33%) Line Management
15 30 (8.33%) Visualisation
16 27 (7.50%) Mathematics
17 25 (6.94%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 218 (60.56%) C++
2 100 (27.78%) Java
3 97 (26.94%) Python
4 44 (12.22%) SQL
5 36 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (9.72%) C#
7 29 (8.06%) Assembly Language
8 24 (6.67%) MATLAB
9 20 (5.56%) Ada
10 16 (4.44%) Go
10 16 (4.44%) VB
11 14 (3.89%) COBOL
11 14 (3.89%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.33%) Scala
12 12 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.33%) VB.NET
12 12 (3.33%) VB6
13 11 (3.06%) Ruby
14 8 (2.22%) Kotlin
14 8 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 95 (26.39%) Degree
2 31 (8.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 16 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.33%) CCNA
5 12 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.22%) PhD
8 5 (1.39%) HND
9 4 (1.11%) CCNP
9 4 (1.11%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.11%) NCDA
9 4 (1.11%) NCIE
9 4 (1.11%) VCAP
10 3 (0.83%) CISA
10 3 (0.83%) CISM
10 3 (0.83%) CISSP
10 3 (0.83%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.39%) QA
2 12 (3.33%) PMO
3 10 (2.78%) ISO 26262
4 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.39%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.83%) COBIT
6 3 (0.83%) COSO
6 3 (0.83%) GDPR
7 2 (0.56%) SLA
8 1 (0.28%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 20 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (4.72%) Docker
3 16 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.33%) NFS
5 12 (3.33%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.39%) Firmware
7 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.94%) Ganglia
2 7 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.67%) Ansible
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.28%) Cacti
5 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.28%) Kibana
5 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 40 (11.11%) QNX
2 39 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 37 (10.28%) Google
4 18 (5.00%) VMware
5 17 (4.72%) Cisco
6 15 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.89%) MathWorks
7 14 (3.89%) NetApp
7 14 (3.89%) Veeam
8 13 (3.61%) HP
9 9 (2.50%) Oracle
10 7 (1.94%) Micro Focus
11 5 (1.39%) PTC
12 4 (1.11%) BiZZdesign
12 4 (1.11%) IBM
12 4 (1.11%) Sparx
13 3 (0.83%) Dell
13 3 (0.83%) Juniper
13 3 (0.83%) Tableau
14 2 (0.56%) EMC