Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 30 52
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 27 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.31% 6.86% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.73% 10.41% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £30,925 £31,625 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £53,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

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 401 269 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 63.96% 65.93% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 274 218 206
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,400 £25,175 £26,125
90th Percentile £64,625 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 -21 27 £53,750 +7.50% 9
C
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 25 (92.59%) C++
2 23 (85.19%) Python
3 17 (62.96%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) Unix
3 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 17 (62.96%) Ruby
4 16 (59.26%) DevOps
4 16 (59.26%) Perl
5 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 15 (55.56%) Internet
5 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
5 15 (55.56%) ITIL
5 15 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 15 (55.56%) Internet of Things
5 15 (55.56%) SaaS
5 15 (55.56%) Go
5 15 (55.56%) Smartphone
5 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (55.56%) Wireshark
5 15 (55.56%) Problem Management
5 15 (55.56%) ITIL V3
5 15 (55.56%) High Availability
5 15 (55.56%) Task Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) IDA Disassembler
9 3 (11.11%) Embedded C

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 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Internet
1 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 15 (55.56%) Wireshark
2 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) IDA Disassembler
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Infrastructure Support
1 15 (55.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Backend Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Internet of Things
1 15 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 15 (55.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
1 17 (62.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps
2 15 (55.56%) High Availability
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL V3
2 15 (55.56%) Problem Management
2 15 (55.56%) Task Automation
3 6 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) Fintech
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Microservices
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C++
2 23 (85.19%) Python
3 17 (62.96%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) Ruby
4 16 (59.26%) Perl
5 15 (55.56%) Go
5 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft