Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 158 125
Rank change year-on-year +33 -33 +18
Permanent jobs citing C 202 213 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.31% 2.02% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 3.85% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 122 150 214
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,013 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

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 4,614 5,535 7,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.85% 52.46% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 4,646 5,956
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £61,250
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 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +48 150 £50,000 +11.11% 63
Lancashire -5 24 £32,660 -12.91% 16
Cheshire +9 22 £59,000 +18.00% 23
Cumbria - 4 £50,750 - 3
Merseyside +3 2 £33,250 -2.05% 4
C
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 103 (50.99%) C++
2 87 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (38.61%) Software Engineering
4 73 (36.14%) Linux
5 55 (27.23%) Degree
6 53 (26.24%) Java
7 44 (21.78%) Python
8 42 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (18.32%) DevOps
11 35 (17.33%) Finance
12 30 (14.85%) Git (software)
13 29 (14.36%) Open Source
13 29 (14.36%) Mentoring
14 28 (13.86%) Windows
14 28 (13.86%) .NET
14 28 (13.86%) Automotive
15 27 (13.37%) Embedded Systems
15 27 (13.37%) Computer Science
16 26 (12.87%) SDLC
16 26 (12.87%) DBS Check
17 25 (12.38%) SQL
17 25 (12.38%) Microsoft
18 23 (11.39%) Military
18 23 (11.39%) Android
19 22 (10.89%) C#
20 21 (10.40%) Technical Leadership
21 20 (9.90%) Open Source Development
21 20 (9.90%) Smartphone
22 19 (9.41%) Aerospace

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 4 (1.98%) SAS
2 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.99%) nginx
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.49%) Simulink
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.50%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.98%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.50%) Finacle
3 1 (0.50%) Primavera
3 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.44%) AWS
2 8 (3.96%) GitHub
3 4 (1.98%) Azure
3 4 (1.98%) Office 365
4 3 (1.49%) GCP
4 3 (1.49%) IaaS
4 3 (1.49%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.43%) Internet
2 12 (5.94%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.94%) Wireless
3 11 (5.45%) Bluetooth
4 10 (4.95%) MQTT
4 10 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.48%) GSM
5 5 (2.48%) LTE
5 5 (2.48%) NFC
5 5 (2.48%) RFID
5 5 (2.48%) RS-232
6 4 (1.98%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.49%) Skype
8 2 (0.99%) HTTP
8 2 (0.99%) SSL
9 1 (0.50%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.50%) Intranet
9 1 (0.50%) LAN
9 1 (0.50%) SNMP
9 1 (0.50%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.45%) MySQL
2 8 (3.96%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.98%) Big Data
4 3 (1.49%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.49%) Power BI
4 3 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.99%) Redis
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.93%) Subversion
3 9 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.46%) JIRA
4 8 (3.96%) Maven
5 7 (3.47%) GitLab
6 6 (2.97%) Ant
6 6 (2.97%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.48%) GCC
8 4 (1.98%) Gradle
8 4 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.49%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.49%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.49%) JUnit
9 3 (1.49%) Rational Statemate
10 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.99%) git-flow
10 2 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
General
1 35 (17.33%) Finance
2 28 (13.86%) Automotive
3 23 (11.39%) Military
4 19 (9.41%) Aerospace
5 18 (8.91%) Retail
6 14 (6.93%) Banking
7 11 (5.45%) Telecoms
8 10 (4.95%) Avionics
9 9 (4.46%) Marketing
10 6 (2.97%) Electronics
11 5 (2.48%) Legal
11 5 (2.48%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.49%) Law
13 2 (0.99%) Back Office
13 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.99%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 56 (27.72%) Developer
2 55 (27.23%) Software Engineer
3 30 (14.85%) Software Developer
4 22 (10.89%) Architect
5 18 (8.91%) C Developer
6 13 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (4.95%) Embedded Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.46%) C++ Developer
9 9 (4.46%) C++ Software Developer
9 9 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) C/C++ Developer
10 8 (3.96%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 8 (3.96%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) Graduate
10 8 (3.96%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (3.96%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Automotive Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.86%) .NET
2 12 (5.94%) HTML
2 12 (5.94%) Vulkan
3 11 (5.45%) AngularJS
3 11 (5.45%) Node.js
4 9 (4.46%) REST
5 8 (3.96%) CSS
5 8 (3.96%) JSON
6 7 (3.47%) RESTful
6 7 (3.47%) Web Services
7 6 (2.97%) React Native
7 6 (2.97%) Spring
8 5 (2.48%) CGI
8 5 (2.48%) React
8 5 (2.48%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.48%) XML
9 4 (1.98%) Java EE
9 4 (1.98%) OpenCV
10 3 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (13.37%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (9.90%) Smartphone
4 17 (8.42%) Algorithms
5 15 (7.43%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (5.94%) Internet of Things
7 10 (4.95%) Mobile App
8 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.97%) Infotainment
9 6 (2.97%) Verilog
9 6 (2.97%) VLSI
10 5 (2.48%) ASIC
10 5 (2.48%) CAN bus
11 3 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.49%) User Experience
11 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (36.14%) Linux
2 28 (13.86%) Windows
3 23 (11.39%) Android
4 16 (7.92%) Tizen
5 14 (6.93%) Unix
6 10 (4.95%) AIX
7 8 (3.96%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.98%) CentOS
9 4 (1.98%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.98%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.49%) SUSE
10 3 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.50%) VME
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (38.61%) Software Engineering
3 40 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (18.32%) DevOps
5 29 (14.36%) Mentoring
5 29 (14.36%) Open Source
6 27 (13.37%) Computer Science
7 26 (12.87%) SDLC
8 21 (10.40%) Technical Leadership
9 20 (9.90%) Open Source Development
10 19 (9.41%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (9.41%) ITIL
11 18 (8.91%) Test Automation
12 17 (8.42%) TDD
13 16 (7.92%) Computer Architecture
13 16 (7.92%) Project Management
14 15 (7.43%) Mathematics
15 13 (6.44%) Memory Management
15 13 (6.44%) Scrum
15 13 (6.44%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 103 (50.99%) C++
2 53 (26.24%) Java
3 44 (21.78%) Python
4 25 (12.38%) SQL
5 22 (10.89%) C#
6 17 (8.42%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.92%) Ada
8 13 (6.44%) Assembly Language
9 12 (5.94%) VB
10 11 (5.45%) Embedded C
10 11 (5.45%) Go
11 9 (4.46%) COBOL
12 8 (3.96%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.47%) MATLAB
13 7 (3.47%) Perl
14 6 (2.97%) Ruby
15 5 (2.48%) ANSI C
15 5 (2.48%) Bash Shell
15 5 (2.48%) Kotlin
15 5 (2.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (27.23%) Degree
2 26 (12.87%) DBS Check
3 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.97%) OCP
5 6 (2.97%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) HND
6 3 (1.49%) PhD
7 2 (0.99%) ACCA
7 2 (0.99%) CIMA
7 2 (0.99%) CISA
7 2 (0.99%) CISM
7 2 (0.99%) CISSP
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.50%) MCSD
8 1 (0.50%) MCSE
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.92%) QA
2 6 (2.97%) ISO 26262
3 5 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.49%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.49%) GDPR
4 3 (1.49%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.49%) PMO
5 2 (0.99%) COBIT
5 2 (0.99%) COSO
6 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.50%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (5.45%) Firmware
2 10 (4.95%) Docker
3 3 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.48%) Ganglia
2 5 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.99%) Nagios
3 2 (0.99%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.92%) QNX
3 13 (6.44%) MathWorks
4 12 (5.94%) Google
5 9 (4.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.98%) BiZZdesign
6 4 (1.98%) Sparx
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco
7 3 (1.49%) Kony
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle
7 3 (1.49%) PTC
8 2 (0.99%) IBM
8 2 (0.99%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.99%) Siemens
8 2 (0.99%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) CommVault
9 1 (0.50%) Dell
9 1 (0.50%) NetApp
9 1 (0.50%) Veritas