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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 46 64 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing C 30 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.24% 0.30% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 0.50% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 1 7
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
512 397 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.42% 60.06% 61.04%
Number of salaries quoted 398 340 264
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 - 10 £37,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £34,500 - 2
Stafford - 3 £35,000 -
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £30,000 -
C
West Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (84.44%) C++
2 21 (46.67%) C#
2 21 (46.67%) Electronics
3 19 (42.22%) Degree
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
6 15 (33.33%) SQL
6 15 (33.33%) Oracle
7 13 (28.89%) UNIX
8 12 (26.67%) QlikView
9 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
10 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 10 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (20.00%) Retail
11 9 (20.00%) Agresso
12 8 (17.78%) Assembly Language
12 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
12 8 (17.78%) MathWorks
12 8 (17.78%) Simulink
12 8 (17.78%) Stateflow
12 8 (17.78%) MKS
12 8 (17.78%) Validation
12 8 (17.78%) Yourdon
12 8 (17.78%) Automotive
12 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
12 8 (17.78%) UML
12 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (17.78%) Requirements Management
12 8 (17.78%) TargetLink
12 8 (17.78%) Rational DOORS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Simulink
1 8 (17.78%) Stateflow
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
1 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (17.78%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Agresso
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.44%) PBX
2 2 (4.44%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) QlikView
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
General
1 21 (46.67%) Electronics
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 8 (17.78%) Automotive
4 4 (8.89%) Games
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Finance
6 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) C++ Games Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Games Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (2.22%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) Symfony
4 1 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (2.22%) CakePHP
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (8.89%) VHDL
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Firmware
5 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.22%) Arduino
6 1 (2.22%) SCADA
6 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
2 8 (17.78%) Validation
2 8 (17.78%) Yourdon
2 8 (17.78%) UML
2 8 (17.78%) Requirements Management
3 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (4.44%) OOD
3 2 (4.44%) Scrum
3 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
3 2 (4.44%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (4.44%) Product Management
3 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) MVC
4 1 (2.22%) CRM
4 1 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) C++
2 21 (46.67%) C#
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
5 8 (17.78%) Assembly Language
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.67%) Java
9 2 (4.44%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) VB6
10 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) MathWorks
3 8 (17.78%) MKS
4 1 (2.22%) Zend
4 1 (2.22%) Atmel
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago