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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 57 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 15 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.19% 1.38% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 2.44% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £39,250
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
472 369 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 68.91% 56.60% 65.98%
Number of salaries quoted 410 309 287
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
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 28 November 2014. 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
Lichfield - 7 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +15 4 £32,750 +31.00%
Tamworth - 2 £37,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £40,000 -
C
West Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 35 (77.78%) C++
2 30 (66.67%) Degree
3 28 (62.22%) C#
4 27 (60.00%) Electronics
5 24 (53.33%) Software Engineering
6 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
7 15 (33.33%) Validation
8 14 (31.11%) Oracle
9 13 (28.89%) UNIX
9 13 (28.89%) UML
9 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
9 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 13 (28.89%) Assembly Language
9 13 (28.89%) MKS
9 13 (28.89%) Automotive
9 13 (28.89%) Yourdon
9 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
9 13 (28.89%) MathWorks
9 13 (28.89%) Simulink
9 13 (28.89%) Stateflow
9 13 (28.89%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (28.89%) Requirements Management
9 13 (28.89%) Rational DOORS
9 13 (28.89%) TargetLink
9 13 (28.89%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (26.67%) QlikView
11 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
13 9 (20.00%) Agresso
13 9 (20.00%) Retail

C
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
1 13 (28.89%) Simulink
1 13 (28.89%) Stateflow
1 13 (28.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 13 (28.89%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) QlikView
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) PVCS
3 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (60.00%) Electronics
2 13 (28.89%) Automotive
3 9 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 23 (51.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Developer
4 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) EDI
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) Symfony
4 1 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (2.22%) CakePHP
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.22%) SCADA
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Physics
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (33.33%) Validation
3 13 (28.89%) Yourdon
3 13 (28.89%) UML
3 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
3 13 (28.89%) Requirements Management
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Scrum
5 2 (4.44%) Product Management
6 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.22%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.22%) MVC
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) ERP
6 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.22%) Logistics
6 1 (2.22%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) C++
2 28 (62.22%) C#
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Assembly Language
4 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) MathWorks
3 13 (28.89%) MKS
4 2 (4.44%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) Zend
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