Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 123 131
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +31
Permanent jobs citing C 343 321 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.68% 2.62% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 4.53% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 206 214 238
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% +11.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,400 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £65,000
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 7,324 7,090 6,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.26% 57.97% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6,086 6,127 5,260
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 £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 February 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 19 February 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 +17 261 £45,000 +12.50% 59
Cheshire -62 49 £45,000 +20.00% 23
Lancashire +14 19 £36,400 +54.92% 8
Cumbria -1 10 £40,018 -40.71% 3
Merseyside +11 3 £37,500 +17.19% 17
C
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 193 (56.27%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (42.86%) Java
3 137 (39.94%) Scrum
4 136 (39.65%) Software Engineering
5 123 (35.86%) Linux
6 112 (32.65%) C++
6 112 (32.65%) Security Cleared
7 104 (30.32%) SQL
8 81 (23.62%) Degree
9 77 (22.45%) DevOps
10 70 (20.41%) Microservices
11 69 (20.12%) Microsoft
12 68 (19.83%) Git (software)
13 67 (19.53%) C#
14 66 (19.24%) OO
14 66 (19.24%) Python
15 64 (18.66%) TDD
16 60 (17.49%) SC Cleared
17 57 (16.62%) DV Cleared
18 56 (16.33%) Retail
18 56 (16.33%) Windows
19 54 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (15.16%) SDLC
20 52 (15.16%) JavaScript
21 51 (14.87%) HTML
21 51 (14.87%) Kanban
22 49 (14.29%) .NET
23 48 (13.99%) Test Automation
24 47 (13.70%) CSS
25 46 (13.41%) E-Commerce

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 (4.96%) Confluence
2 15 (4.37%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.79%) Apache Spark
4 12 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.92%) Apache Pig
5 10 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.62%) IIS
7 7 (2.04%) nginx
8 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (0.58%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.04%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.29%) CATIA
6 1 (0.29%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 27 (7.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.29%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.50%) OpenShift
2 8 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.17%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.58%) IaaS
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.92%) HTTP
2 8 (2.33%) Bluetooth
2 8 (2.33%) SSL
3 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.46%) Internet
5 3 (0.87%) Firewall
5 3 (0.87%) RFID
5 3 (0.87%) VPN
6 2 (0.58%) IPsec
6 2 (0.58%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) BGP
7 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) LAN
7 1 (0.29%) OSPF
7 1 (0.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.29%) WAN
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.33%) MySQL
3 18 (5.25%) Big Data
4 14 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.79%) Apache Hive
5 13 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.92%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.92%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.04%) Redis
9 6 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.17%) GIS
10 4 (1.17%) MS Access
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.87%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.87%) HBase
11 3 (0.87%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 68 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 32 (9.33%) JIRA
4 17 (4.96%) Selenium
5 15 (4.37%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.62%) Bitbucket
6 9 (2.62%) Gradle
6 9 (2.62%) Subversion
7 6 (1.75%) JUnit
8 5 (1.46%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.46%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.17%) Maven
9 4 (1.17%) Xcode
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.29%) MSTest
12 1 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 56 (16.33%) Retail
2 37 (10.79%) Finance
3 20 (5.83%) Military
4 16 (4.66%) Advertising
5 13 (3.79%) Banking
5 13 (3.79%) Electronics
6 10 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.62%) Marketing
8 5 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.46%) Legal
9 4 (1.17%) Automotive
9 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.87%) Games
11 2 (0.58%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (30.61%) Developer
2 89 (25.95%) Software Engineer
3 44 (12.83%) Software Developer
4 35 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 32 (9.33%) C# Developer
5 32 (9.33%) Java Engineer
6 29 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (7.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (7.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (7.29%) Embedded Engineer
9 24 (7.00%) Java Developer
10 23 (6.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 20 (5.83%) Analyst
11 20 (5.83%) C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (5.83%) Senior Developer
12 19 (5.54%) Java Software Engineer
13 17 (4.96%) C Software Engineer
13 17 (4.96%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (4.37%) .NET Software Developer
15 14 (4.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.87%) HTML
2 49 (14.29%) .NET
3 47 (13.70%) CSS
4 36 (10.50%) AngularJS
4 36 (10.50%) REST
5 35 (10.20%) ASP.NET
6 33 (9.62%) JMS
7 31 (9.04%) jQuery
8 28 (8.16%) Web Services
9 26 (7.58%) Java EE
10 23 (6.71%) Ajax
10 23 (6.71%) HTML5
11 21 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
11 21 (6.12%) CSS3
12 20 (5.83%) Spring
13 18 (5.25%) Node.js
14 15 (4.37%) J2EE
14 15 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (4.37%) XML
15 14 (4.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.79%) User Experience
4 12 (3.50%) PKI
5 10 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (2.62%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.46%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.46%) Wiki
9 4 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.87%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.87%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.87%) Life Science
10 3 (0.87%) Replication
10 3 (0.87%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 123 (35.86%) Linux
2 56 (16.33%) Windows
3 26 (7.58%) Android
4 13 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.62%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (2.62%) Unix
6 6 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (56.27%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (39.94%) Scrum
3 136 (39.65%) Software Engineering
4 77 (22.45%) DevOps
5 70 (20.41%) Microservices
6 66 (19.24%) OO
7 64 (18.66%) TDD
8 52 (15.16%) SDLC
9 51 (14.87%) Kanban
10 48 (13.99%) Test Automation
11 46 (13.41%) E-Commerce
12 42 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 38 (11.08%) Unit Testing
13 38 (11.08%) Validation
14 35 (10.20%) Use Case
15 34 (9.91%) Time Management
16 30 (8.75%) Secure Coding
17 28 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (7.87%) Information Security
19 26 (7.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (42.86%) Java
2 112 (32.65%) C++
3 104 (30.32%) SQL
4 67 (19.53%) C#
5 66 (19.24%) Python
6 52 (15.16%) JavaScript
7 29 (8.45%) Embedded C
8 25 (7.29%) T-SQL
9 22 (6.41%) Perl
10 21 (6.12%) Ruby
11 19 (5.54%) PHP
12 13 (3.79%) Go
13 10 (2.92%) Embedded C++
14 8 (2.33%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.04%) Objective-C
15 7 (2.04%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.46%) Apple Swift
17 4 (1.17%) Kotlin
17 4 (1.17%) VB
17 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 81 (23.62%) Degree
3 60 (17.49%) SC Cleared
4 57 (16.62%) DV Cleared
5 28 (8.16%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.46%) CCNA
9 4 (1.17%) CISSP
10 3 (0.87%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.87%) GCIA
10 3 (0.87%) GCIH
10 3 (0.87%) HNC
10 3 (0.87%) HND
10 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.87%) NCDA
10 3 (0.87%) PhD
10 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.87%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.37%) QA
2 7 (2.04%) ISO 13485
3 6 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.87%) PMO
5 2 (0.58%) GDPR
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.29%) GPG13
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 15765
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 36 (10.50%) Docker
2 26 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.33%) Firmware
5 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.87%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.87%) HDFS
6 3 (0.87%) Snort
7 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (11.08%) Kubernetes
2 21 (6.12%) Kibana
2 21 (6.12%) Prometheus
3 3 (0.87%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.29%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.95%) WorldPay
3 40 (11.66%) Oracle
4 26 (7.58%) VMware
5 16 (4.66%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.75%) Cisco
7 5 (1.46%) Aquila
7 5 (1.46%) Google
7 5 (1.46%) NetApp
7 5 (1.46%) Veeam
8 4 (1.17%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.17%) EMC
8 4 (1.17%) Fujitsu
8 4 (1.17%) HP
8 4 (1.17%) Xilinx
9 3 (0.87%) Adobe
9 3 (0.87%) NetWitness
9 3 (0.87%) Snow
9 3 (0.87%) Splunk
9 3 (0.87%) Sun