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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / North West
Rank 96 88 120
Rank change year-on-year -8 +32  
Permanent jobs citing C 177 164 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.88% 2.88% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.91% 5.61% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 93 129 132
Median salary £37,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.47% +14.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3607 2925 3374
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.72% 51.45% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3097 2489 2893
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing C as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 139 £40,000 -15.78% 19
Cheshire +8 26 £37,500 - 11
Merseyside -10 8 £32,000 -35.02% 2
Lancashire -3 6 £30,750 +18.26% 4
Cumbria +12 1 £42,500 +157.57%
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 177 (52.84%) C++
1 177 (52.84%) Degree
2 140 (41.79%) Linux
3 137 (40.90%) Software Engineering
4 132 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (36.42%) Java
6 107 (31.94%) HTML
7 102 (30.45%) Python
8 97 (28.96%) Scrum
9 83 (24.78%) MySQL
10 82 (24.48%) C#
11 81 (24.18%) DevOps
12 78 (23.28%) Information Security
12 78 (23.28%) Computer Science
13 76 (22.69%) Security Cleared
14 75 (22.39%) Time Management
14 75 (22.39%) .NET
15 71 (21.19%) PHP
16 68 (20.30%) Embedded C
16 68 (20.30%) DV Cleared
16 68 (20.30%) SDLC
17 67 (20.00%) Validation
18 66 (19.70%) SQL
19 63 (18.81%) JavaScript
20 62 (18.51%) VMware
21 61 (18.21%) Perl
22 60 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
23 56 (16.72%) Oracle
24 54 (16.12%) Big Data
24 54 (16.12%) Military

C
Top Related 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 52 (15.52%) Apache Spark
2 45 (13.43%) Apache Pig
3 42 (12.54%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (4.78%) Confluence
5 11 (3.28%) Apache
6 7 (2.09%) IIS
7 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.60%) nginx
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.90%) SPSS
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.60%) GitHub
2 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.75%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.88%) GPRS
3 12 (3.58%) Ethernet
4 11 (3.28%) HTTP
5 10 (2.99%) Internet
6 9 (2.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (2.69%) VoIP
7 8 (2.39%) Intranet
7 8 (2.39%) WLAN
8 7 (2.09%) GSM
9 6 (1.79%) Bluetooth
9 6 (1.79%) DVB
9 6 (1.79%) NFC
9 6 (1.79%) RS-232
9 6 (1.79%) UMTS
9 6 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.49%) Broadband
11 3 (0.90%) Network Security
11 3 (0.90%) SSL
12 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (24.78%) MySQL
2 54 (16.12%) Big Data
3 53 (15.82%) Hadoop
4 49 (14.63%) MongoDB
4 49 (14.63%) Relational Database
5 48 (14.33%) RDBMS
6 45 (13.43%) Apache Hive
7 21 (6.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.90%) DB2
11 3 (0.90%) GIS
11 3 (0.90%) Impala
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.60%) MS Access
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (13.13%) Visual Studio
2 42 (12.54%) JIRA
3 39 (11.64%) Git (software)
4 20 (5.97%) Cucumber
4 20 (5.97%) Selenium
5 17 (5.07%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.09%) NUnit
6 7 (2.09%) Subversion
6 7 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Blend
7 6 (1.79%) MSI
7 6 (1.79%) MSTest
7 6 (1.79%) NuGet
7 6 (1.79%) WiX
8 5 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.49%) GitLab
9 4 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.19%) EasyMock
9 4 (1.19%) JUnit
10 3 (0.90%) Ant
General
1 54 (16.12%) Military
2 46 (13.73%) Electronics
3 37 (11.04%) Finance
4 26 (7.76%) Manufacturing
5 19 (5.67%) Banking
6 16 (4.78%) Marketing
6 16 (4.78%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.88%) Games
8 12 (3.58%) Retail
9 9 (2.69%) Legal
10 7 (2.09%) Automotive
11 6 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (1.79%) Multimedia
12 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.90%) Advertising
14 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.60%) Avionics
15 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (28.06%) Developer
2 77 (22.99%) Software Engineer
3 56 (16.72%) Embedded Engineer
4 41 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 28 (8.36%) Java Developer
6 26 (7.76%) Test Engineer
7 25 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
8 24 (7.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 21 (6.27%) Java Software Developer
10 20 (5.97%) Analyst
10 20 (5.97%) Embedded Developer
11 18 (5.37%) C# Developer
11 18 (5.37%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 17 (5.07%) Linux Developer
13 16 (4.78%) C Developer
13 16 (4.78%) C++ Software Engineer
14 15 (4.48%) Architect
14 15 (4.48%) Consultant
14 15 (4.48%) Graduate
15 14 (4.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (31.94%) HTML
2 75 (22.39%) .NET
3 53 (15.82%) CSS
3 53 (15.82%) jQuery
4 50 (14.93%) Spring
5 49 (14.63%) Middleware
6 46 (13.73%) Java EE
7 43 (12.84%) Apache Camel
7 43 (12.84%) Hibernate
8 42 (12.54%) HTML5
9 40 (11.94%) AngularJS
10 38 (11.34%) CSS3
11 37 (11.04%) Node.js
12 29 (8.66%) SOAP
13 22 (6.57%) XML
14 19 (5.67%) Web Services
15 18 (5.37%) ASP.NET
16 17 (5.07%) WCF
16 17 (5.07%) WPF
17 16 (4.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.28%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.55%) Algorithms
3 30 (8.96%) PKI
4 28 (8.36%) Device Driver
5 15 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.18%) Internet of Things
7 12 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.28%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.28%) User Experience
9 10 (2.99%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.79%) CAN bus
11 6 (1.79%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 6 (1.79%) iPhone
11 6 (1.79%) MPEG
11 6 (1.79%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.49%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 140 (41.79%) Linux
2 52 (15.52%) Embedded Linux
3 36 (10.75%) Windows
4 18 (5.37%) Android
5 11 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.69%) CentOS
6 9 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.69%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 6 (1.79%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.79%) Nucleus RTOS
8 6 (1.79%) Unix
8 6 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (1.79%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.90%) Software Engineering
2 132 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (28.96%) Scrum
4 81 (24.18%) DevOps
5 78 (23.28%) Information Security
6 75 (22.39%) Time Management
7 68 (20.30%) SDLC
8 67 (20.00%) Validation
9 47 (14.03%) Analytics
10 44 (13.13%) Data Analytics
10 44 (13.13%) Visualisation
11 40 (11.94%) Mathematics
12 33 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (8.96%) OO
14 29 (8.66%) MVC
15 24 (7.16%) TDD
16 23 (6.87%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 23 (6.87%) Feasibility Study
17 22 (6.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 177 (52.84%) C++
2 122 (36.42%) Java
3 102 (30.45%) Python
4 82 (24.48%) C#
5 71 (21.19%) PHP
6 68 (20.30%) Embedded C
7 66 (19.70%) SQL
8 63 (18.81%) JavaScript
9 61 (18.21%) Perl
10 46 (13.73%) Ruby
11 36 (10.75%) Embedded C++
12 25 (7.46%) VB
13 11 (3.28%) MATLAB
13 11 (3.28%) VB6
14 9 (2.69%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.09%) Go
15 7 (2.09%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.79%) Scala
16 6 (1.79%) XAML
17 4 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 177 (52.84%) Degree
2 76 (22.69%) Security Cleared
3 68 (20.30%) DV Cleared
4 21 (6.27%) HNC
5 20 (5.97%) HND
6 11 (3.28%) PhD
7 10 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.69%) CCNP
8 9 (2.69%) CISM
8 9 (2.69%) CISSP
8 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.09%) Postgraduate
10 5 (1.49%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.60%) ISEB
13 1 (0.30%) CCNA
13 1 (0.30%) CIPD
13 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.48%) QA
2 9 (2.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.60%) RMADS
5 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 60 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (16.12%) Hyper-V
3 52 (15.52%) Firmware
4 7 (2.09%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.30%) Docker
7 1 (0.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.49%) Ansible
1 5 (1.49%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) Nessus
2 2 (0.60%) Nmap
3 1 (0.30%) Kibana
3 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (18.51%) VMware
2 56 (16.72%) Oracle
3 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.97%) Cisco
5 7 (2.09%) SAP
6 6 (1.79%) Intel
6 6 (1.79%) Symbian
7 5 (1.49%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.19%) Castleton
8 4 (1.19%) Computacenter
8 4 (1.19%) EMC
8 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.90%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.90%) Google
9 3 (0.90%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.90%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.60%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.60%) Meraki
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