Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 190 154
Rank change year-on-year +50 -36 +2
Permanent jobs citing C 286 181 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.18% 1.52% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% 2.79% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 211 149 248
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,650 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 7398 6487 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.42% 54.40% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5605 5862
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +42 212 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Cheshire -4 51 £45,000 - 5
Merseyside -5 11 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Cumbria +8 6 £52,000 -1.89%
Lancashire -9 6 £37,500 -6.25%
C
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 135 (47.20%) C++
2 109 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (38.11%) Java
2 109 (38.11%) Linux
3 104 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 92 (32.17%) SQL
5 91 (31.82%) Degree
6 82 (28.67%) C#
7 75 (26.22%) .NET
8 67 (23.43%) Scrum
9 65 (22.73%) Windows
10 61 (21.33%) OO
11 59 (20.63%) HTML
12 58 (20.28%) Microsoft
13 56 (19.58%) TDD
14 54 (18.88%) Python
15 52 (18.18%) Web Services
15 52 (18.18%) Git (software)
16 48 (16.78%) Security Cleared
16 48 (16.78%) SQL Server
17 45 (15.73%) MVC
18 44 (15.38%) Test Automation
19 43 (15.03%) JavaScript
20 42 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
21 40 (13.99%) Open Source
22 38 (13.29%) CSS
22 38 (13.29%) Finance
23 37 (12.94%) Subversion
23 37 (12.94%) Computer Science
24 35 (12.24%) Visual Studio

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 20 (6.99%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.64%) Confluence
3 9 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.45%) Apache
4 7 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.75%) CMS
5 5 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.75%) nginx
6 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.75%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.15%) GitHub
3 9 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (1.75%) Office 365
5 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.35%) npm
6 1 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.34%) RS-232
2 19 (6.64%) Ethernet
3 18 (6.29%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.20%) Firewall
5 11 (3.85%) Bluetooth
5 11 (3.85%) HTTP
5 11 (3.85%) LAN
6 10 (3.50%) VPN
7 9 (3.15%) IPsec
8 8 (2.80%) BT 21CN
8 8 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (2.80%) FabricPath
8 8 (2.80%) HSRP
8 8 (2.80%) IPv4
8 8 (2.80%) Junos
8 8 (2.80%) Multicast
8 8 (2.80%) RSVP
8 8 (2.80%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 25 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 23 (8.04%) MySQL
5 20 (6.99%) RDBMS
6 17 (5.94%) Big Data
6 17 (5.94%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (3.15%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.45%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.75%) Apache Accumulo
11 5 (1.75%) Redis
12 3 (1.05%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.70%) HBase
13 2 (0.70%) Impala
13 2 (0.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 52 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.94%) Subversion
3 35 (12.24%) Visual Studio
4 26 (9.09%) JIRA
5 23 (8.04%) Jenkins
6 16 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (4.90%) Selenium
8 13 (4.55%) Bitbucket
9 12 (4.20%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Blend
10 11 (3.85%) MSI
10 11 (3.85%) MSTest
10 11 (3.85%) NuGet
10 11 (3.85%) NUnit
10 11 (3.85%) WiX
11 9 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.45%) EasyMock
12 7 (2.45%) JUnit
13 5 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (13.29%) Finance
2 25 (8.74%) Electronics
3 23 (8.04%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.99%) Marketing
5 16 (5.59%) Games
6 13 (4.55%) Banking
7 10 (3.50%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.80%) Automotive
8 8 (2.80%) Military
9 4 (1.40%) Advertising
9 4 (1.40%) German Language
9 4 (1.40%) Legal
10 3 (1.05%) French Language
10 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.05%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.05%) Retail
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 113 (39.51%) Developer
2 74 (25.87%) Software Engineer
3 48 (16.78%) Software Developer
4 32 (11.19%) .NET Developer
5 29 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 25 (8.74%) C++ Software Engineer
7 24 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (8.04%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (7.34%) Senior Software Engineer
10 19 (6.64%) Java Engineer
10 19 (6.64%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (6.29%) Embedded Engineer
11 18 (6.29%) Java Developer
12 17 (5.94%) Analyst
12 17 (5.94%) C Developer
12 17 (5.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 16 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (5.59%) C Software Engineer
13 16 (5.59%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (5.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (26.22%) .NET
2 59 (20.63%) HTML
3 52 (18.18%) Web Services
4 38 (13.29%) CSS
5 31 (10.84%) XML
6 28 (9.79%) Spring
7 26 (9.09%) jQuery
7 26 (9.09%) WCF
8 25 (8.74%) AngularJS
8 25 (8.74%) ASP.NET
9 22 (7.69%) HTML5
9 22 (7.69%) Java EE
10 21 (7.34%) SOAP
11 19 (6.64%) .NET Framework
11 19 (6.64%) Ajax
12 16 (5.59%) WPF
13 14 (4.90%) CSS3
13 14 (4.90%) J2EE
14 13 (4.55%) Hibernate
14 13 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.20%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.85%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 11 (3.85%) Internet of Things
5 11 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.15%) Fintech
7 7 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (2.45%) User Experience
7 7 (2.45%) Wiki
8 6 (2.10%) CAN bus
8 6 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.10%) PKI
9 5 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.75%) Life Science
9 5 (1.75%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.70%) CCTV
10 2 (0.70%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.11%) Linux
2 65 (22.73%) Windows
3 22 (7.69%) Android
4 20 (6.99%) Unix
5 15 (5.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 12 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 11 (3.85%) Mac OS
8 8 (2.80%) CentOS
9 7 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.40%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.70%) AIX
13 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 67 (23.43%) Scrum
4 61 (21.33%) OO
5 56 (19.58%) TDD
6 45 (15.73%) MVC
7 44 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 40 (13.99%) Open Source
9 35 (12.24%) DevOps
10 30 (10.49%) Validation
11 26 (9.09%) Kanban
12 24 (8.39%) SDLC
13 23 (8.04%) Mathematics
14 22 (7.69%) Change Management
14 22 (7.69%) Unit Testing
15 20 (6.99%) Multithreading
15 20 (6.99%) Web Development
16 19 (6.64%) Project Management
16 19 (6.64%) Release Management
17 18 (6.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 135 (47.20%) C++
2 109 (38.11%) Java
3 92 (32.17%) SQL
4 82 (28.67%) C#
5 54 (18.88%) Python
6 43 (15.03%) JavaScript
7 25 (8.74%) Embedded C
8 22 (7.69%) PHP
8 22 (7.69%) Ruby
9 13 (4.55%) Perl
10 11 (3.85%) XAML
11 10 (3.50%) T-SQL
12 9 (3.15%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.80%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.80%) Go
13 8 (2.80%) VB
14 7 (2.45%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.10%) ANSI C
15 6 (2.10%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 91 (31.82%) Degree
2 48 (16.78%) Security Cleared
3 33 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.80%) CCNP
6 8 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.80%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.80%) JNCIP
7 7 (2.45%) ISEB
8 6 (2.10%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.40%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.05%) PhD
10 3 (1.05%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.70%) CISM
11 2 (0.70%) HND
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 13485
2 3 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (6.64%) Firmware
2 13 (4.55%) Docker
3 8 (2.80%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.15%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.80%) Cacti
2 8 (2.80%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.80%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.75%) Puppet
4 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.70%) Nagios
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.35%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.35%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.35%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.09%) Oracle
3 18 (6.29%) Atlassian
4 15 (5.24%) Google
4 15 (5.24%) SAP
5 9 (3.15%) Castleton
5 9 (3.15%) VMware
6 8 (2.80%) BT
6 8 (2.80%) Cisco
6 8 (2.80%) HP
6 8 (2.80%) Juniper
6 8 (2.80%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.45%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.10%) Adobe
9 5 (1.75%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.40%) EMC
10 4 (1.40%) Freescale
11 3 (1.05%) Citrix
11 3 (1.05%) Sun
12 2 (0.70%) Sitecore