Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 53 37
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 24 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.06% 1.93% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 2.84% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +13.21%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £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 264 282 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 66.67% 67.95% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 202 196 116
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £25,275 £25,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £48,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +16 22 £50,000 -9.09% 16
County Down - 1 £25,500 -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 23 (95.83%) C++
2 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 18 (75.00%) Linux
4 15 (62.50%) Apple
5 13 (54.17%) Samsung
6 10 (41.67%) JSON
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 10 (41.67%) XML
6 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
7 9 (37.50%) Contactless
7 9 (37.50%) OO
7 9 (37.50%) Smartcard
7 9 (37.50%) Android
7 9 (37.50%) Refactoring
8 8 (33.33%) Embedded C
8 8 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) Google
10 6 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
10 6 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (16.67%) Scrum
11 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 4 (16.67%) Kanban
12 3 (12.50%) Velocity
12 3 (12.50%) Web Services
12 3 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
12 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working

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 3 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) KDB
1 2 (8.33%) Kdb+
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Front Office
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Principal Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Principal Software Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (33.33%) Developer
5 8 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 8 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (29.17%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (29.17%) Embedded C Engineer
6 7 (29.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 7 (29.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (29.17%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (25.00%) C++ Developer
8 4 (16.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) JSON
1 10 (41.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) Velocity
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Contactless
1 9 (37.50%) Smartcard
2 8 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
3 6 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
7 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 9 (37.50%) OO
3 9 (37.50%) Refactoring
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Quantitative Finance
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
8 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Data Science
8 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) R
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Apple
2 13 (54.17%) Samsung
3 6 (25.00%) Google