The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 62 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing C 7 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.09% 1.44% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 2.79% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £42,800 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
303 287 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 47.12% 51.71% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 269 260 294
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

C
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Coventry region.

C Salary Trend in Coventry

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 16 (47.06%) Linux
1 16 (47.06%) Electronics
2 14 (41.18%) Automotive
2 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 13 (38.24%) C++
3 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
3 13 (38.24%) Degree
4 11 (32.35%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Firmware
5 10 (29.41%) UNIX
5 10 (29.41%) Embedded C
6 9 (26.47%) SAN
6 9 (26.47%) CommVault
6 9 (26.47%) NetApp
6 9 (26.47%) IBM
6 9 (26.47%) LAN
6 9 (26.47%) WAN
6 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
6 9 (26.47%) Solaris
6 9 (26.47%) Oracle
6 9 (26.47%) Web Services
6 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (26.47%) Netezza
6 9 (26.47%) Korn
6 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (20.59%) MATLAB
7 7 (20.59%) Simulink
7 7 (20.59%) Windows

C
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Simulink
2 5 (14.71%) TargetLink
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (26.47%) SAN
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (47.06%) Electronics
2 14 (41.18%) Automotive
3 9 (26.47%) Finance
4 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX Team Leader
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Firmware Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Principal Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (14.71%) CAN bus
2 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (14.71%) Physics
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
3 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) UNIX
3 9 (26.47%) Solaris
4 7 (20.59%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Validation
5 5 (14.71%) UML
5 5 (14.71%) People Management
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) CMMI
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Logistics
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C++
2 10 (29.41%) Embedded C
3 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
3 9 (26.47%) Korn
4 7 (20.59%) MATLAB
5 6 (17.65%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.88%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
1 9 (26.47%) IBM
1 9 (26.47%) CommVault
1 9 (26.47%) NetApp
1 9 (26.47%) Netezza
2 4 (11.76%) MKS
3 3 (8.82%) Veritas
4 1 (2.94%) webMethods
4 1 (2.94%) RedPrairie