Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 60 53
Rank change year-on-year +30 -7 -25
Permanent jobs citing C 23 7 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.03% 1.22% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.27% 1.78% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 22
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -13.51% +15.63%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 248 393 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 75.84% 68.59% 81.66%
Number of salaries quoted 146 330 300
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for C in Northern Ireland

C
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for C in Northern Ireland

C
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
County Antrim +30 21 £47,500 +18.75% 12
C
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C.

1 22 (95.65%) C++
2 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Python
4 9 (39.13%) Embedded C++
5 8 (34.78%) Smart City
6 7 (30.43%) Industry 4.0
6 7 (30.43%) MATLAB
6 7 (30.43%) Automotive
7 6 (26.09%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
9 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
9 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
9 4 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (17.39%) Analytics
9 4 (17.39%) Fintech
9 4 (17.39%) Internet of Things
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) Internet
9 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (17.39%) Cyber Resilience
9 4 (17.39%) Data Science
10 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) 4G
2 2 (8.70%) 5G
2 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.70%) Modbus
2 2 (8.70%) MQTT
2 2 (8.70%) Profibus
2 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
2 2 (8.70%) Z-Wave
General
1 7 (30.43%) Automotive
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Cryptography Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Smart City
2 7 (30.43%) Industry 4.0
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (17.39%) Internet of Things
4 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
3 4 (17.39%) Cyber Resilience
3 4 (17.39%) Data Science
3 4 (17.39%) Fintech
3 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
3 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Data Lineage
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded C++
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) MATLAB
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
6 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) Go
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) MISRA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft