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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 104 97 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -33
Permanent jobs citing C 110 123 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.04% 2.20% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 4.66% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 98 104 138
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £24,005
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2624 2639 2583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.62% 47.28% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2337 2269
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Birmingham -14 38 £42,500 -8.10% 15
Staffordshire +15 27 £35,000 - 4
Warwickshire +17 17 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Worcestershire -10 12 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Coventry -12 6 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Herefordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £19,500 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 132 (53.66%) C++
2 84 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 82 (33.33%) Degree
4 70 (28.46%) SQL
5 64 (26.02%) Java
6 58 (23.58%) C#
6 58 (23.58%) UNIX
7 57 (23.17%) Oracle
8 56 (22.76%) Microsoft
9 53 (21.54%) Finance
10 50 (20.33%) .NET
11 47 (19.11%) Electronics
12 44 (17.89%) Windows
12 44 (17.89%) Linux
13 39 (15.85%) MS Excel
13 39 (15.85%) Computer Science
14 38 (15.45%) SQL Server
15 32 (13.01%) Embedded C
16 28 (11.38%) Shell Script
16 28 (11.38%) PL/SQL
16 28 (11.38%) Mathematics
17 27 (10.98%) HTML
18 24 (9.76%) Scrum
19 22 (8.94%) Automotive
19 22 (8.94%) Banking
20 21 (8.54%) Web Services
21 19 (7.72%) JBoss
22 18 (7.32%) PHP
22 18 (7.32%) Retail
22 18 (7.32%) Oracle Database

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (4.47%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.25%) Apache
2 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (1.22%) IIS
4 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 2 (0.81%) FileNet
5 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) WordPress
5 1 (0.41%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.44%) Simulink
2 6 (2.44%) Stateflow
2 6 (2.44%) TargetLink
2 6 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.41%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Agresso
1 6 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.41%) Magento
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.47%) Ethernet
2 8 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (2.85%) Internet
3 7 (2.85%) Broadband
4 4 (1.63%) SAN
4 4 (1.63%) PBX
4 4 (1.63%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.81%) DNS
6 2 (0.81%) DHCP
6 2 (0.81%) HTTP
6 2 (0.81%) LAN
6 2 (0.81%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.81%) Intranet
6 2 (0.81%) Firewall
6 2 (0.81%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.69%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.25%) MySQL
7 7 (2.85%) QlikView
7 7 (2.85%) MS Access
8 4 (1.63%) Informix
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (5.28%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.88%) Subversion
3 10 (4.07%) ProC
4 8 (3.25%) PVCS
4 8 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.85%) VectorCAST
6 6 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (2.03%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.81%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.41%) LSMW
9 1 (0.41%) Xcode
9 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
General
1 53 (21.54%) Finance
2 47 (19.11%) Electronics
3 22 (8.94%) Automotive
3 22 (8.94%) Banking
4 18 (7.32%) Retail
5 16 (6.50%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.88%) Military
7 10 (4.07%) Law
8 9 (3.66%) Advertising
9 7 (2.85%) French Language
9 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (2.03%) Games
12 3 (1.22%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.81%) Legal
13 2 (0.81%) Billing
13 2 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (28.46%) Software Engineer
2 69 (28.05%) Developer
3 38 (15.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 36 (14.63%) Analyst
5 27 (10.98%) Applications Support
6 21 (8.54%) Team Leader
7 18 (7.32%) Programmer
7 18 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (4.88%) Graduate
10 11 (4.47%) C Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Consultant
10 11 (4.47%) Support Team Leader
10 11 (4.47%) Design Engineer
11 10 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (4.07%) C++ Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Electronics Engineer
11 10 (4.07%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (3.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.33%) .NET
2 27 (10.98%) HTML
3 21 (8.54%) Web Services
4 17 (6.91%) XML
5 16 (6.50%) ASP.NET
6 15 (6.10%) MFC
7 14 (5.69%) CSS
7 14 (5.69%) jQuery
8 13 (5.28%) Ajax
8 13 (5.28%) .NET Framework
9 12 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (4.47%) WCF
11 10 (4.07%) XSLT
11 10 (4.07%) WinForms
11 10 (4.07%) WPF
12 8 (3.25%) J2EE
13 6 (2.44%) JSP
13 6 (2.44%) Servlets
13 6 (2.44%) OpenMP
13 6 (2.44%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 28 (11.38%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.91%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (6.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (5.28%) VHDL
5 13 (5.28%) Firmware
6 7 (2.85%) iSeries
6 7 (2.85%) AS400
7 5 (2.03%) CCTV
8 4 (1.63%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.63%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.81%) CUDA
9 2 (0.81%) Social Media
9 2 (0.81%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.81%) Physics
9 2 (0.81%) Blog
9 2 (0.81%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.41%) SCADA
10 1 (0.41%) Arduino
10 1 (0.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.58%) UNIX
2 44 (17.89%) Windows
2 44 (17.89%) Linux
3 15 (6.10%) Solaris
4 8 (3.25%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.03%) AIX
6 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.63%) CentOS
7 2 (0.81%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (34.15%) Software Engineering
2 24 (9.76%) Scrum
3 14 (5.69%) CRM
3 14 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (5.69%) Validation
3 14 (5.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 12 (4.88%) ITIL
4 12 (4.88%) MVC
4 12 (4.88%) Web Development
5 11 (4.47%) OO
6 10 (4.07%) Digital Forensics
7 9 (3.66%) System Testing
7 9 (3.66%) CAD
8 8 (3.25%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.25%) Risk Management
8 8 (3.25%) TDD
9 7 (2.85%) Project Planning
9 7 (2.85%) Unit Testing
9 7 (2.85%) Parallel Programming
9 7 (2.85%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 132 (53.66%) C++
2 70 (28.46%) SQL
3 64 (26.02%) Java
4 58 (23.58%) C#
5 32 (13.01%) Embedded C
6 28 (11.38%) Shell Script
6 28 (11.38%) PL/SQL
7 18 (7.32%) PHP
8 15 (6.10%) Embedded C++
9 14 (5.69%) VB.NET
10 12 (4.88%) Assembly Language
10 12 (4.88%) VB
11 9 (3.66%) Python
11 9 (3.66%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.25%) Perl
12 8 (3.25%) VC++
13 7 (2.85%) RPG
13 7 (2.85%) Delphi
13 7 (2.85%) Fortran
14 5 (2.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.03%) PhD
3 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.81%) CCDA
5 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) ACSA
6 1 (0.41%) MCSE
6 1 (0.41%) HNC
6 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.41%) CCNA
6 1 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) TickIT
1 7 (2.85%) ISO 9000
1 7 (2.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Terminal Server
1 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Samba
2 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) Squid
3 1 (0.41%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Legato
1 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.41%) Nessus
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 57 (23.17%) Oracle
2 56 (22.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.72%) JBoss
4 13 (5.28%) MKS
5 12 (4.88%) EMC
6 9 (3.66%) Perforce
7 7 (2.85%) Fujitsu
7 7 (2.85%) Sybase
7 7 (2.85%) Sage
7 7 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.85%) Progress
7 7 (2.85%) HP
8 6 (2.44%) MathWorks
9 4 (1.63%) IBM
9 4 (1.63%) NetApp
10 3 (1.22%) VMware
11 2 (0.81%) Citrix
11 2 (0.81%) Cisco
11 2 (0.81%) Clearswift
11 2 (0.81%) Veritas
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum and benefits.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + holidays, company car, bonus scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + holidays, company car, bonus scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Worlds largest company
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago