Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 49 42
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7 -15
Permanent jobs citing C 43 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.17% 0.24% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.65% 0.49% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 1 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £30,800 £32,500 £23,900
90th Percentile £55,000 £37,500 £42,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 315 206 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 67.16% 48.70% 66.81%
Number of salaries quoted 223 167 127
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,650 £28,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +12 32 £40,000 +14.29% 11
County Tyrone - 3 £33,500 -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 36 (83.72%) C++
2 26 (60.47%) Software Engineering
3 25 (58.14%) Linux
4 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) OO
6 14 (32.56%) Python
7 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
8 12 (27.91%) XML
9 10 (23.26%) HTML
9 10 (23.26%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (23.26%) Refactoring
10 9 (20.93%) Unix
10 9 (20.93%) Java
11 7 (16.28%) CAN bus
11 7 (16.28%) JSON
11 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
12 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (13.95%) Degree
12 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.95%) Windows
12 6 (13.95%) ERP
12 6 (13.95%) SQL
13 5 (11.63%) Oracle
13 5 (11.63%) SOAP
13 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
13 5 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.63%) JDeveloper

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 5 (11.63%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Modbus
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JDeveloper
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) C++ Developer
3 10 (23.26%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) C++ Software Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Software Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Python Developer
7 5 (11.63%) C Developer
7 5 (11.63%) C/C++ Developer
7 5 (11.63%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) E-Business Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) XML
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) JSON
4 5 (11.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (16.28%) CAN bus
3 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Contactless
4 3 (6.98%) Smartcard
5 2 (4.65%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Unix
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Software Engineering
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) OO
4 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
5 10 (23.26%) Refactoring
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) ERP
7 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.63%) Kanban
7 5 (11.63%) Line Management
7 5 (11.63%) Microscopy
7 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
7 5 (11.63%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) SDLC
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (11.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) C++
2 14 (32.56%) Python
3 9 (20.93%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) C#
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) GDPR
2 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) BT
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) Apple
3 3 (6.98%) Samsung