The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 77 95 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -35
Permanent jobs citing C 147 122 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.97% 2.44% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 5.03% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 132 99 145
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2404 2424 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.61% 48.39% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2107 2211
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C
England

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

C Salary Trend in the West Midlands

C
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

C
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +24 62 £40,000 +11.88% 11
Worcestershire +18 31 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Coventry -1 14 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Warwickshire -1 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Staffordshire -6 8 £35,000 -16.66% 6
Solihull - 5 £25,500 - 1
Tipton - 5 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
Shropshire +3 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Wolverhampton -13 1 £20,500 -46.83% 1
Walsall - 1 £19,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 148 (54.01%) C++
2 108 (39.42%) SQL
3 92 (33.58%) UNIX
4 90 (32.85%) Java
5 86 (31.39%) Degree
6 78 (28.47%) Software Engineering
7 69 (25.18%) Finance
7 69 (25.18%) Oracle
8 67 (24.45%) Linux
9 64 (23.36%) .NET
10 62 (22.63%) C#
11 59 (21.53%) Windows
12 58 (21.17%) Shell Script
13 54 (19.71%) SQL Server
14 50 (18.25%) PHP
15 46 (16.79%) HTML
16 45 (16.42%) Computer Science
17 44 (16.06%) PL/SQL
18 43 (15.69%) Microsoft
19 41 (14.96%) CSS
20 39 (14.23%) Mathematics
21 36 (13.14%) Web Services
22 34 (12.41%) MS Excel
22 34 (12.41%) RDBMS
22 34 (12.41%) Relational Database
23 30 (10.95%) Electronics
24 28 (10.22%) CRM
25 26 (9.49%) Solaris
26 25 (9.12%) Manufacturing
27 24 (8.76%) XML

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (7.30%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.65%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (2.92%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.19%) IIS
5 5 (1.82%) Apache
5 5 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.46%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.09%) FileNet
7 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.73%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.55%) MS Office
3 5 (1.82%) MicroStation
4 4 (1.46%) MS Project
5 3 (1.09%) Doxygen
5 3 (1.09%) Simulink
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (2.92%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.84%) Internet
2 13 (4.74%) Broadband
3 10 (3.65%) Intranet
4 9 (3.28%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.55%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.19%) SAN
7 3 (1.09%) DNS
7 3 (1.09%) DHCP
8 2 (0.73%) VPN
8 2 (0.73%) PBX
8 2 (0.73%) VoIP
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.73%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.73%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.36%) Firewall
9 1 (0.36%) WAN
9 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.41%) RDBMS
2 34 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.66%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (2.19%) MySQL
6 6 (2.19%) MS Access
6 6 (2.19%) Informix
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (6.93%) Subversion
2 15 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.11%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.74%) ProC
5 12 (4.38%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.92%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.55%) VectorCAST
7 7 (2.55%) PVCS
7 7 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.82%) GDB
9 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.73%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.36%) Gradle
10 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.36%) Xcode
10 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 69 (25.18%) Finance
2 30 (10.95%) Electronics
3 25 (9.12%) Manufacturing
4 23 (8.39%) Automotive
5 21 (7.66%) Legal
6 18 (6.57%) Banking
6 18 (6.57%) Retail
7 9 (3.28%) Military
7 9 (3.28%) Advertising
8 8 (2.92%) Games
8 8 (2.92%) Law
9 6 (2.19%) Billing
9 6 (2.19%) French Language
10 4 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.09%) Marketing
11 3 (1.09%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (26.64%) Software Engineer
2 71 (25.91%) Developer
3 60 (21.90%) Analyst
4 44 (16.06%) Support Analyst
5 41 (14.96%) Applications Support
6 21 (7.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 21 (7.66%) Team Leader
7 19 (6.93%) Support Team Leader
8 18 (6.57%) Applications Support Analyst
8 18 (6.57%) Software Developer
9 17 (6.20%) Senior Software Engineer
10 14 (5.11%) Consultant
11 13 (4.74%) C Software Engineer
11 13 (4.74%) Applications Developer
11 13 (4.74%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (3.65%) Programmer
13 9 (3.28%) Software Team Leader
13 9 (3.28%) DBA
13 9 (3.28%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.92%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.36%) .NET
2 46 (16.79%) HTML
3 41 (14.96%) CSS
4 36 (13.14%) Web Services
5 24 (8.76%) XML
6 22 (8.03%) Ajax
7 20 (7.30%) OpenMP
7 20 (7.30%) WCF
8 19 (6.93%) jQuery
9 18 (6.57%) ASP.NET
10 14 (5.11%) .NET Framework
11 12 (4.38%) MFC
11 12 (4.38%) OpenCL
12 10 (3.65%) REST
13 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (3.28%) Qt
14 8 (2.92%) X-Windows
14 8 (2.92%) XSLT
14 8 (2.92%) WinForms
14 8 (2.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 39 (14.23%) Mathematics
3 16 (5.84%) CUDA
4 13 (4.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 12 (4.38%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (3.65%) Clustering
6 10 (3.65%) Open Source
7 8 (2.92%) VHDL
8 7 (2.55%) Blog
8 7 (2.55%) iSeries
8 7 (2.55%) AS400
9 5 (1.82%) Social Media
9 5 (1.82%) Firmware
10 4 (1.46%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.09%) Physics
12 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.73%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.36%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 92 (33.58%) UNIX
2 67 (24.45%) Linux
3 59 (21.53%) Windows
4 26 (9.49%) Solaris
5 12 (4.38%) AIX
6 8 (2.92%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.46%) CentOS
8 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.73%) Fedora
9 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.73%) Android
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (28.47%) Software Engineering
2 28 (10.22%) CRM
3 24 (8.76%) ITIL
4 23 (8.39%) MVC
5 16 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (5.84%) Parallel Programming
6 15 (5.47%) Web Development
6 15 (5.47%) Scrum
7 14 (5.11%) OO
8 12 (4.38%) CAD
8 12 (4.38%) Multithreading
9 11 (4.01%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (3.65%) Project Management
10 10 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.28%) System Testing
11 9 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (2.92%) Database Tuning
12 8 (2.92%) Digital Forensics
12 8 (2.92%) Signal Processing
13 7 (2.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 148 (54.01%) C++
2 108 (39.42%) SQL
3 90 (32.85%) Java
4 62 (22.63%) C#
5 58 (21.17%) Shell Script
6 50 (18.25%) PHP
7 44 (16.06%) PL/SQL
8 22 (8.03%) Embedded C
8 22 (8.03%) Perl
9 19 (6.93%) JavaScript
10 18 (6.57%) VB
11 12 (4.38%) VB.NET
12 11 (4.01%) Fortran
13 8 (2.92%) Delphi
14 7 (2.55%) RPG
14 7 (2.55%) Embedded C++
15 6 (2.19%) MATLAB
15 6 (2.19%) Python
15 6 (2.19%) PHP5
16 5 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 86 (31.39%) Degree
2 9 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) PhD
3 3 (1.09%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.73%) MCP
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) CISA
5 1 (0.36%) MCSE
5 1 (0.36%) OCP
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.39%) SLA
2 9 (3.28%) QA
3 7 (2.55%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.19%) ISO 14001
4 6 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.82%) TickIT
5 5 (1.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (2.92%) Cygwin
2 6 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.09%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.73%) Postfix
5 2 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.36%) Squid
6 1 (0.36%) Nmap
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) Samba
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Legato
1 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.73%) SCCM
1 2 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.36%) Nessus
2 1 (0.36%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 69 (25.18%) Oracle
2 43 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.39%) JBoss
4 22 (8.03%) Sage
5 21 (7.66%) Sybase
5 21 (7.66%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (6.20%) Progress
7 13 (4.74%) EMC
8 7 (2.55%) Fujitsu
8 7 (2.55%) MKS
8 7 (2.55%) Perforce
8 7 (2.55%) HP
9 5 (1.82%) VMware
9 5 (1.82%) IBM
10 4 (1.46%) NetApp
10 4 (1.46%) Citrix
10 4 (1.46%) SAP
10 4 (1.46%) Capita
11 3 (1.09%) BT
11 3 (1.09%) Kofax
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + career growth, benefits, gym membership
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + holidays, company car, bonus scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Learn Dynamics CRM
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + career growth, benefits
Posted: 11 days ago