Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 25 56
Rank change year-on-year -49 +31 -14
Permanent jobs citing C 24 24 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.10% 7.59% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 10.43% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
10th Percentile " £36,250 £33,125
25th Percentile £72,500 £43,750 £59,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £50,000 £95,000
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -47.37% +90.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £52,500 £100,000
90th Percentile " £55,000 "
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 442 230 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 57.18% 72.78% 69.00%
Number of salaries quoted 252 116 295
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +8.43%
75th Percentile £73,125 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £69,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 26 November 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 -45 20 £75,000 +50.00% 5
County Down - 3 - -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (75.00%) Java
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (75.00%) Python
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (75.00%) Degree
1 18 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 18 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (54.17%) Smart City
3 12 (50.00%) Edge Computing
3 12 (50.00%) Deep Learning
3 12 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
3 12 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 12 (50.00%) Big Data
3 12 (50.00%) Kafka
3 12 (50.00%) Computer Vision
3 12 (50.00%) Data Management
3 12 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 12 (50.00%) AWS
3 12 (50.00%) SaaS
3 12 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 12 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 12 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 12 (50.00%) Perl
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) Tandem
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) C++
6 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) DRM

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 12 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) AWS
1 12 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Big Data
1 12 (50.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) CMake
General
1 18 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Organisational Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Smart City
2 12 (50.00%) Tandem
3 6 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 6 (25.00%) STB
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Android
2 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 12 (50.00%) Computer Vision
2 12 (50.00%) Data Management
2 12 (50.00%) Deep Learning
2 12 (50.00%) Edge Computing
2 12 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
2 12 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 12 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 6 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 6 (25.00%) DRM
4 6 (25.00%) Network Management
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (75.00%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware