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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 60 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 13 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.04% 1.51% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 2.04% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 8
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
412 441 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 64.58% 73.75% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 375 345 262
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 7 £37,500 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent +1 4 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Lichfield - 1 £35,000 -
C
West Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (71.43%) Degree
2 15 (53.57%) C++
3 13 (46.43%) Electronics
4 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
5 10 (35.71%) Validation
6 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) Embedded C
7 8 (28.57%) UML
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (21.43%) VxWorks
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) MATLAB
9 6 (21.43%) Simulink
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
10 5 (17.86%) VB6
10 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
10 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (14.29%) IEC 61508
11 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 4 (14.29%) Coaching
11 4 (14.29%) Marketing
11 4 (14.29%) Device Driver
11 4 (14.29%) Perforce

C
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (21.43%) Simulink
2 1 (3.57%) Stateflow
2 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 3 (10.71%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) PVCS
1 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
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 13 (46.43%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) 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 Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
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%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
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 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (14.29%) 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 3 (10.71%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Validation
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) UML
4 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
5 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (7.14%) Signal Processing
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
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C++
2 9 (32.14%) Embedded C
3 6 (21.43%) MATLAB
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%) VB6
5 4 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) 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 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Perforce
3 3 (10.71%) QNX
3 3 (10.71%) MKS
4 1 (3.57%) Altera
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