Period
to 24 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 160 154
Rank change year-on-year +33 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 323 236 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.44% 1.89% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 3.37% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 216 195 221
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £62,500
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 7374 7011 6642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.65% 56.15% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6143 6086 5711
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 £25,000
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 24 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 24 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 +36 222 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Cheshire -12 65 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Merseyside +13 12 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Lancashire -1 12 £37,500 +59.57%
Cumbria +10 10 £43,768 -17.42% 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 154 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (40.56%) Linux
3 129 (39.94%) C++
4 124 (38.39%) Java
5 122 (37.77%) Software Engineering
6 104 (32.20%) Degree
6 104 (32.20%) Security Cleared
7 85 (26.32%) SQL
8 83 (25.70%) Scrum
9 73 (22.60%) C#
10 68 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (19.50%) DevOps
11 63 (19.50%) JavaScript
11 63 (19.50%) DV Cleared
12 62 (19.20%) Python
13 60 (18.58%) OO
13 60 (18.58%) HTML
14 59 (18.27%) Windows
14 59 (18.27%) Git (software)
15 53 (16.41%) .NET
15 53 (16.41%) Microsoft
16 48 (14.86%) CSS
17 47 (14.55%) Validation
17 47 (14.55%) TDD
18 44 (13.62%) Web Services
18 44 (13.62%) Test Automation
19 43 (13.31%) SQL Server
20 42 (13.00%) SDLC
21 37 (11.46%) AngularJS
21 37 (11.46%) Embedded C

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 17 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 17 (5.26%) Confluence
2 14 (4.33%) Tomcat
2 14 (4.33%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.79%) Apache Pig
3 9 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.86%) nginx
5 5 (1.55%) Apache
5 5 (1.55%) IIS
6 2 (0.62%) CMS
6 2 (0.62%) JBoss
6 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (2.79%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.31%) CATIA
3 1 (0.31%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 16 (4.95%) 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 (6.50%) OpenShift
2 6 (1.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (1.86%) GitHub
3 5 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.95%) Bluetooth
2 11 (3.41%) HTTP
3 9 (2.79%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.79%) LAN
3 9 (2.79%) RS-232
4 8 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.48%) VPN
5 7 (2.17%) Firewall
5 7 (2.17%) IPsec
5 7 (2.17%) SSL
5 7 (2.17%) WAN
5 7 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.86%) BGP
6 6 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.86%) GPRS
6 6 (1.86%) HSRP
6 6 (1.86%) NFC
6 6 (1.86%) OSPF
6 6 (1.86%) RFID
6 6 (1.86%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.60%) MySQL
3 25 (7.74%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.26%) Big Data
5 16 (4.95%) RDBMS
6 15 (4.64%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.33%) Apache Hive
8 13 (4.02%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.72%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.17%) Apache Accumulo
10 7 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.86%) Redis
12 5 (1.55%) HBase
12 5 (1.55%) Impala
12 5 (1.55%) Sqoop
13 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 59 (18.27%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.74%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.74%) Subversion
3 24 (7.43%) JIRA
4 14 (4.33%) Selenium
4 14 (4.33%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.72%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.55%) Gradle
8 5 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.24%) EasyMock
9 4 (1.24%) JUnit
9 4 (1.24%) MSTest
9 4 (1.24%) NUnit
9 4 (1.24%) Ranorex
10 3 (0.93%) NuGet
10 3 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (10.53%) Finance
2 19 (5.88%) Military
3 14 (4.33%) Banking
4 11 (3.41%) Electronics
4 11 (3.41%) Retail
5 10 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.48%) Automotive
7 7 (2.17%) Marketing
8 6 (1.86%) Games
8 6 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.24%) Advertising
9 4 (1.24%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.24%) German Language
10 3 (0.93%) French Language
10 3 (0.93%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.93%) Legal
11 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (31.58%) Developer
2 96 (29.72%) Software Engineer
3 45 (13.93%) Software Developer
4 24 (7.43%) .NET Developer
4 24 (7.43%) Java Engineer
5 23 (7.12%) Java Software Engineer
6 22 (6.81%) C++ Software Engineer
6 22 (6.81%) Java Developer
7 21 (6.50%) Analyst
7 21 (6.50%) Embedded Engineer
8 20 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 18 (5.57%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
11 17 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
12 16 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (4.64%) C Software Engineer
14 14 (4.33%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (4.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.58%) HTML
2 53 (16.41%) .NET
3 48 (14.86%) CSS
4 44 (13.62%) Web Services
5 37 (11.46%) AngularJS
5 37 (11.46%) jQuery
6 32 (9.91%) Java EE
6 32 (9.91%) Spring
7 28 (8.67%) HTML5
8 27 (8.36%) ASP.NET
9 26 (8.05%) Ajax
9 26 (8.05%) REST
10 23 (7.12%) XML
11 20 (6.19%) CSS3
11 20 (6.19%) Hibernate
11 20 (6.19%) JMS
11 20 (6.19%) SOAP
12 19 (5.88%) GWT
12 19 (5.88%) J2EE
13 17 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.57%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (4.02%) User Experience
5 12 (3.72%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.41%) PKI
7 8 (2.48%) Online Banking
8 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.86%) CAN bus
10 5 (1.55%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.55%) Fintech
10 5 (1.55%) Life Science
10 5 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.24%) Wiki
12 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.93%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 131 (40.56%) Linux
2 59 (18.27%) Windows
3 28 (8.67%) Android
4 20 (6.19%) Unix
5 13 (4.02%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 7 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.24%) CentOS
8 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.31%) AIX
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (37.77%) Software Engineering
3 83 (25.70%) Scrum
4 63 (19.50%) DevOps
5 60 (18.58%) OO
6 47 (14.55%) TDD
6 47 (14.55%) Validation
7 44 (13.62%) Test Automation
8 42 (13.00%) SDLC
9 36 (11.15%) MVC
10 34 (10.53%) Change Management
11 33 (10.22%) Release Management
12 32 (9.91%) Time Management
13 31 (9.60%) Microservices
14 30 (9.29%) Use Case
15 29 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
16 27 (8.36%) Information Security
16 27 (8.36%) Integration Testing
17 25 (7.74%) Software Testing
17 25 (7.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (39.94%) C++
2 124 (38.39%) Java
3 85 (26.32%) SQL
4 73 (22.60%) C#
5 63 (19.50%) JavaScript
6 62 (19.20%) Python
7 37 (11.46%) Embedded C
8 22 (6.81%) Perl
8 22 (6.81%) Ruby
9 18 (5.57%) PHP
10 13 (4.02%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.41%) Go
12 9 (2.79%) Embedded C++
13 8 (2.48%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.17%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.86%) Scala
15 6 (1.86%) VB
15 6 (1.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (32.20%) Degree
1 104 (32.20%) Security Cleared
2 63 (19.50%) DV Cleared
3 37 (11.46%) SC Cleared
4 26 (8.05%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.17%) CCNP
8 6 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.86%) Sun Certification
9 5 (1.55%) ISEB
9 5 (1.55%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.24%) CISSP
10 4 (1.24%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.93%) CCNA
11 3 (0.93%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.93%) GCIA
11 3 (0.93%) GCIH
11 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.17%) ISO 13485
1 7 (2.17%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (7.43%) Docker
2 18 (5.57%) Hyper-V
2 18 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.33%) Firmware
4 5 (1.55%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.55%) HDFS
5 3 (0.93%) Snort
6 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (6.50%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.41%) Kibana
2 11 (3.41%) Prometheus
3 5 (1.55%) Cacti
3 5 (1.55%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.55%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.93%) Puppet
4 3 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (0.62%) Nagios
5 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) Ansible
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.84%) Oracle
3 30 (9.29%) Atlassian
4 18 (5.57%) VMware
5 9 (2.79%) Cloudera
5 9 (2.79%) HP
6 7 (2.17%) Google
7 6 (1.86%) Adobe
7 6 (1.86%) Cisco
7 6 (1.86%) Sun
8 5 (1.55%) BT
8 5 (1.55%) Castleton
8 5 (1.55%) Juniper
8 5 (1.55%) SAP
8 5 (1.55%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.55%) WorldPay
9 4 (1.24%) EMC
9 4 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.93%) Citrix
10 3 (0.93%) McAfee