Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 54 39
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 31 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.51% 3.74% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.69% 5.70% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 8
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £48,750 £50,000
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 290 298 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 70.22% 65.49% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 230 175 126
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -11.39%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +26 29 £50,000 +25.00% 16
County Down - 1 £25,500 -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (96.77%) C++
2 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
3 19 (61.29%) Linux
4 15 (48.39%) Apple
4 15 (48.39%) Apple Pay
4 15 (48.39%) Google Pay
5 13 (41.94%) Samsung Pay
5 13 (41.94%) Samsung
6 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (35.48%) Embedded C
6 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) XML
7 10 (32.26%) JSON
8 9 (29.03%) Refactoring
8 9 (29.03%) OO
8 9 (29.03%) Smartcard
8 9 (29.03%) Contactless
8 9 (29.03%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (29.03%) Android
9 8 (25.81%) Mobile Payment
9 8 (25.81%) Chip and PIN
10 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (19.35%) Google
11 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
13 3 (9.68%) C#
13 3 (9.68%) Scrum

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Apple Pay
1 15 (48.39%) Google Pay
2 13 (41.94%) Samsung Pay
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FlexRay
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
General
1 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Software Engineer
2 15 (48.39%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) C Software Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (32.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (32.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (29.03%) Principal Engineer
5 9 (29.03%) Principal Software Engineer
6 8 (25.81%) C++ Developer
6 8 (25.81%) Developer
6 8 (25.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 8 (25.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (25.81%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (22.58%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (22.58%) Embedded C Engineer
7 7 (22.58%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 7 (22.58%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 7 (22.58%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (22.58%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 7 (22.58%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
1 10 (32.26%) JSON
1 10 (32.26%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Velocity
3 1 (3.23%) Qt
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Contactless
1 9 (29.03%) Embedded Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Smartcard
2 8 (25.81%) Chip and PIN
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Wallet
6 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.23%) CAN bus
6 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
3 9 (29.03%) OO
3 9 (29.03%) Refactoring
4 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (9.68%) Kanban
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC
6 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) Embedded C
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
4 3 (9.68%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Apple
2 13 (41.94%) Samsung
3 6 (19.35%) Google