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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 53 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing C 15 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.57% 1.52% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 2.14% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 7
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £62,500 £57,500
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
374 374 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 64.15% 70.97% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 341 296 240
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

C
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

C Salary Trend in Staffordshire

C
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

C
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +4 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +3 5 £25,000 -33.33%
Tamworth - 1 £37,500 -
C
West Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 22 (78.57%) Degree
2 16 (57.14%) C++
3 15 (53.57%) Electronics
4 11 (39.29%) Validation
4 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
5 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) UML
7 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
8 7 (25.00%) Simulink
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
9 6 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) VxWorks
9 6 (21.43%) C#
10 5 (17.86%) MATLAB
10 5 (17.86%) MKS
10 5 (17.86%) VB6
10 5 (17.86%) VBScript
10 5 (17.86%) VB
10 5 (17.86%) PHP
10 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle
11 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Simulink
2 3 (10.71%) Stateflow
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) TargetLink
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (10.71%) PVCS
2 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.14%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 15 (53.57%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) FPGA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) EDI
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.57%) VHDL
5 1 (3.57%) Verilog
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) VxWorks
2 2 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Validation
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) UML
4 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (7.14%) Signal Processing
7 2 (7.14%) Yourdon
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) Application Performance Management
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C++
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) VBScript
4 5 (17.86%) VB
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.86%) MATLAB
4 5 (17.86%) VB6
5 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) HND
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
1 5 (17.86%) MKS
2 3 (10.71%) Perforce
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) MathWorks
3 2 (7.14%) QNX
4 1 (3.57%) Altera
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago