Period
to 24 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 135 133
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing C 350 310 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.82% 2.40% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.89% 4.09% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 251 198 190
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,875 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,375 £66,250
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 7,161 7,575 5,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.67% 58.70% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,013 6,496 5,083
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +18 254 £50,000 +25.00% 64
Cheshire -13 52 £47,500 +26.67% 20
Lancashire +21 25 £35,150 +63.49% 6
Merseyside +12 13 £33,500 +3.88% 15
Cumbria -4 4 £25,000 -41.18% 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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.

1 158 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (38.57%) Software Engineering
3 118 (33.71%) Java
4 114 (32.57%) C++
5 106 (30.29%) Security Cleared
6 105 (30.00%) SQL
7 104 (29.71%) Scrum
8 87 (24.86%) SDLC
9 84 (24.00%) Linux
9 84 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 83 (23.71%) TDD
11 77 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
12 76 (21.71%) Python
13 69 (19.71%) C#
14 66 (18.86%) .NET
15 64 (18.29%) Degree
16 59 (16.86%) Dynamics NAV
17 58 (16.57%) SC Cleared
18 57 (16.29%) DV Cleared
19 56 (16.00%) BDD
20 54 (15.43%) Continuous Improvement
21 53 (15.14%) DevOps
21 53 (15.14%) Git (software)
21 53 (15.14%) SQL Server
22 49 (14.00%) JavaScript
23 48 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (13.43%) Test Automation
25 44 (12.57%) Kanban
26 42 (12.00%) Software Delivery
27 39 (11.14%) Visualisation

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 13 (3.71%) Confluence
2 7 (2.00%) Apache Pig
2 7 (2.00%) IIS
3 6 (1.71%) nginx
4 3 (0.86%) Apache
4 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.14%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 59 (16.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.29%) Primavera
3 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.43%) OpenShift
2 8 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (1.71%) GitHub
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.57%) IaaS
4 2 (0.57%) npm
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.71%) Bluetooth
2 12 (3.43%) HTTP
2 12 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.14%) SSL
3 11 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (2.86%) RS-232
5 9 (2.57%) Ethernet
5 9 (2.57%) Firewall
6 7 (2.00%) Wireless
7 5 (1.43%) Network Security
8 4 (1.14%) VLAN
9 3 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.86%) LAN
9 3 (0.86%) RFID
9 3 (0.86%) WAN
10 2 (0.57%) FCoE
10 2 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.57%) Internet
10 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.57%) Big Data
3 16 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.57%) MySQL
4 13 (3.71%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.57%) MS Access
6 8 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.71%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.71%) Redis
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.86%) GIS
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.29%) DB2
12 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 27 (7.71%) JIRA
4 22 (6.29%) Selenium
5 17 (4.86%) Bitbucket
5 17 (4.86%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.29%) Gradle
7 14 (4.00%) JUnit
8 10 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.57%) Maven
10 8 (2.29%) Subversion
11 7 (2.00%) Xcode
12 6 (1.71%) Ant
12 6 (1.71%) git-flow
12 6 (1.71%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.71%) Mockito
13 5 (1.43%) CodeSonar
13 5 (1.43%) Robot Framework
13 5 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (10.57%) Retail
2 36 (10.29%) Finance
3 27 (7.71%) Military
4 24 (6.86%) Advertising
5 18 (5.14%) Banking
6 17 (4.86%) Electronics
7 14 (4.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.29%) Marketing
9 7 (2.00%) Law
9 7 (2.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.71%) Automotive
11 2 (0.57%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (32.86%) Developer
2 94 (26.86%) Software Engineer
3 32 (9.14%) .NET Developer
3 32 (9.14%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 24 (6.86%) Microsoft Developer
5 23 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (6.57%) C# Developer
5 23 (6.57%) Java Engineer
6 22 (6.29%) Senior Software Engineer
7 19 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (5.14%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 18 (5.14%) Embedded Engineer
8 18 (5.14%) Test Engineer
9 17 (4.86%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.86%) Software Developer
10 15 (4.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (4.29%) Integration Engineer
10 15 (4.29%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.00%) Analyst
11 14 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.86%) .NET
2 33 (9.43%) HTML
3 28 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (6.86%) CSS
5 23 (6.57%) AngularJS
6 22 (6.29%) REST
7 19 (5.43%) Node.js
8 18 (5.14%) XML
9 15 (4.29%) JMS
10 14 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (4.00%) RESTful
10 14 (4.00%) Spring
10 14 (4.00%) Web Services
11 13 (3.71%) jQuery
11 13 (3.71%) React
12 12 (3.43%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.43%) Java EE
13 11 (3.14%) Ajax
13 11 (3.14%) JSON
13 11 (3.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (2.57%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.29%) User Experience
6 7 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (2.00%) Wiki
7 6 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.43%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.43%) Replication
9 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.14%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.86%) Life Science
11 2 (0.57%) CCTV
11 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 84 (24.00%) Linux
2 36 (10.29%) Windows
3 32 (9.14%) Android
4 20 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (2.29%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.71%) CentOS
7 6 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.29%) AIX
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (38.57%) Software Engineering
3 104 (29.71%) Scrum
4 87 (24.86%) SDLC
5 83 (23.71%) TDD
6 77 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (16.00%) BDD
8 54 (15.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 53 (15.14%) DevOps
10 47 (13.43%) Test Automation
11 44 (12.57%) Kanban
12 42 (12.00%) Software Delivery
13 39 (11.14%) Visualisation
14 36 (10.29%) SOLID
15 35 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (9.71%) Continuous Delivery
17 33 (9.43%) Microservices
17 33 (9.43%) Validation
18 32 (9.14%) Information Security
19 31 (8.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 118 (33.71%) Java
2 114 (32.57%) C++
3 105 (30.00%) SQL
4 76 (21.71%) Python
5 69 (19.71%) C#
6 49 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.86%) Perl
8 23 (6.57%) PHP
9 18 (5.14%) Embedded C
9 18 (5.14%) Objective-C
10 16 (4.57%) Go
11 15 (4.29%) Ruby
12 12 (3.43%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.43%) VBA
13 11 (3.14%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.86%) Assembly Language
14 10 (2.86%) VB
14 10 (2.86%) VB.NET
15 9 (2.57%) Scala
15 9 (2.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 106 (30.29%) Security Cleared
2 64 (18.29%) Degree
3 58 (16.57%) SC Cleared
4 57 (16.29%) DV Cleared
5 28 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.57%) CCNA
8 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.71%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.71%) PhD
10 5 (1.43%) CISSP
10 5 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (1.43%) GIAC
10 5 (1.43%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (1.43%) MCSE
10 5 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.43%) SANS
10 5 (1.43%) SSCP
10 5 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.43%) QA
2 5 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.14%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.57%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.29%) MISRA
5 1 (0.29%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 26 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.57%) Docker
3 20 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.57%) Firmware
5 9 (2.57%) vSphere
6 5 (1.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.57%) NFS
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.29%) HDFS
9 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (4.86%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.29%) Kibana
2 8 (2.29%) Prometheus
3 5 (1.43%) Puppet
3 5 (1.43%) Salt
4 3 (0.86%) WSUS
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.29%) Ansible
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.71%) VMware
3 20 (5.71%) WorldPay
4 12 (3.43%) Cisco
4 12 (3.43%) Oracle
5 8 (2.29%) NetApp
6 7 (2.00%) HP
7 6 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.71%) SAP
7 6 (1.71%) Veeam
8 5 (1.43%) Aquila
8 5 (1.43%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.14%) Capita
9 4 (1.14%) EMC
10 3 (0.86%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.86%) Citrix
10 3 (0.86%) Dell
10 3 (0.86%) Google
11 2 (0.57%) F5
11 2 (0.57%) Xamarin