Period
to 27 May 2018

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

C
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 56 37
Rank change year-on-year +31 -19 -9
Permanent jobs citing C 30 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.04% 0.60% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.77% 1.00% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 10
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +46.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £30,250 £36,500 £28,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,796
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.50% +3.99%

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 235 299 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 63.00% 59.33% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 186 244 118
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Northern Ireland

C
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for C in Northern Ireland

C
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram 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 May 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
County Antrim +31 27 £45,000 -18.18% 6
County Tyrone - 1 £33,500 -
County Down - 1 £25,500 -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C.

1 28 (93.33%) C++
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
3 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
4 16 (53.33%) OO
5 13 (43.33%) XML
5 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (36.67%) HTML
6 11 (36.67%) JSON
6 11 (36.67%) Refactoring
6 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
7 10 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (20.00%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) Apple
8 6 (20.00%) Smartcard
8 6 (20.00%) Android
8 6 (20.00%) Samsung
8 6 (20.00%) Contactless
9 5 (16.67%) Prototyping
9 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (16.67%) SDLC
9 5 (16.67%) Microscopy
9 5 (16.67%) Line Management
9 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 5 (16.67%) Kanban
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (16.67%) Unix
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) SOAP
9 5 (16.67%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Modbus
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) KDB
1 2 (6.67%) Kdb+
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JDeveloper
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Front Office
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C/C++ Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Embedded C Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Embedded C Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) XML
2 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 11 (36.67%) JSON
3 5 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (10.00%) Velocity
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (20.00%) Contactless
2 6 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
4 3 (10.00%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Android
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (53.33%) OO
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
4 11 (36.67%) Refactoring
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Kanban
5 5 (16.67%) Line Management
5 5 (16.67%) Microscopy
5 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 5 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Quantitative Finance
7 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C++
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) R
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Apple
1 6 (20.00%) Samsung
2 5 (16.67%) BT
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Google