Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 34 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing C 33 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.54% 8.14% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.95% 11.96% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 7
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +108.33%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 475 326 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 79.70% 68.06% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 291 207 131
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +3 32 £50,000 +11.11% 10
C
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 31 (93.94%) C++
2 27 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
5 11 (33.33%) Google
6 10 (30.30%) Apple
6 10 (30.30%) Apple Pay
6 10 (30.30%) Google Pay
7 9 (27.27%) Samsung Pay
7 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 9 (27.27%) Samsung
7 9 (27.27%) Java
7 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++
8 7 (21.21%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
8 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.21%) R
9 6 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
9 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
9 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
9 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (18.18%) Deep Learning
9 6 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
9 6 (18.18%) Big Data
9 6 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (18.18%) Pandas

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 6 (18.18%) Apache
1 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
1 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Apple Pay
1 10 (30.30%) Google Pay
2 9 (27.27%) Samsung Pay
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FlexRay
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
1 6 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 6 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (15.15%) Aerospace
2 5 (15.15%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Embedded C Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) Developer
7 6 (18.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 5 (15.15%) Java Engineer
8 5 (15.15%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) JSON
1 6 (18.18%) Lambda Expressions
1 6 (18.18%) Pandas
1 6 (18.18%) scikit-learn
1 6 (18.18%) TensorFlow
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) Velocity
3 1 (3.03%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 5 (15.15%) Chip and PIN
2 5 (15.15%) Contactless
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (15.15%) Smartcard
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Wallet
5 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
5 6 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) Data Development
5 6 (18.18%) Decision Tree
5 6 (18.18%) Decision-Making
5 6 (18.18%) Deep Learning
5 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 6 (18.18%) Mathematical Modelling
5 6 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
5 6 (18.18%) Neural Network
5 6 (18.18%) Physics
6 5 (15.15%) OO
6 5 (15.15%) Refactoring
7 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
3 9 (27.27%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++
4 7 (21.21%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) R
5 6 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) MISRA
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Google
2 10 (30.30%) Apple
3 9 (27.27%) Samsung