The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 138 94 97
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +3
Permanent jobs citing C 82 121 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 2.49% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 4.88% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71 92 85
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2612 2480 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.78% 51.11% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2157 2279
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 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -17 25 £37,500 -9.09% 15
Worcestershire +7 12 £37,000 +23.33% 3
Staffordshire +6 12 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Coventry -11 10 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Shropshire - 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -27 3 £28,500 -20.83% 2
Walsall -3 1 - -
Solihull -16 1 £42,500 +63.46%
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £45,000 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (40.85%) C++
2 76 (35.68%) Degree
3 66 (30.99%) Software Engineering
4 56 (26.29%) Electronics
5 50 (23.47%) C#
6 42 (19.72%) UNIX
7 40 (18.78%) SQL
8 37 (17.37%) Oracle
9 36 (16.90%) Java
10 35 (16.43%) Linux
11 34 (15.96%) Embedded C
12 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
12 33 (15.49%) Finance
12 33 (15.49%) Automotive
13 29 (13.62%) Windows
14 25 (11.74%) Validation
15 24 (11.27%) MS Excel
15 24 (11.27%) Embedded Systems
16 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
17 22 (10.33%) .NET
18 21 (9.86%) JavaScript
18 21 (9.86%) PL/SQL
18 21 (9.86%) Assembly Language
19 20 (9.39%) Simulink
19 20 (9.39%) MKS
20 18 (8.45%) HTML
20 18 (8.45%) TCP/IP
20 18 (8.45%) Shell Script
20 18 (8.45%) Computer Science
21 17 (7.98%) UML

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (4.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.88%) JBoss
2 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.41%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.94%) Node.js
4 2 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) nginx
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.47%) Drupal
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.39%) Simulink
3 16 (7.51%) TargetLink
4 11 (5.16%) Stateflow
4 11 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.76%) MS Office
6 2 (0.94%) MS Project
7 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Agresso
2 5 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.45%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.63%) LAN
2 12 (5.63%) SAN
3 11 (5.16%) Ethernet
4 9 (4.23%) WAN
5 7 (3.29%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.88%) Internet
6 4 (1.88%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.41%) Intranet
7 3 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.41%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (1.41%) Broadband
8 2 (0.94%) GSM
8 2 (0.94%) VoIP
8 2 (0.94%) HTTP
8 2 (0.94%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.94%) DSL
8 2 (0.94%) Firewall
8 2 (0.94%) Wireless
8 2 (0.94%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.16%) QlikView
3 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.29%) MySQL
4 5 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.88%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.41%) DTS
7 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.94%) Informix
7 2 (0.94%) Redis
8 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Visual Studio
1 12 (5.63%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.23%) Subversion
4 7 (3.29%) VectorCAST
5 6 (2.82%) ProC
6 4 (1.88%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.41%) PVCS
7 3 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 56 (26.29%) Electronics
2 33 (15.49%) Finance
2 33 (15.49%) Automotive
3 15 (7.04%) Retail
4 9 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.82%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.35%) Games
8 3 (1.41%) Legal
9 2 (0.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.94%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (27.70%) Software Engineer
2 51 (23.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 41 (19.25%) Developer
4 24 (11.27%) Analyst
5 20 (9.39%) Team Leader
6 14 (6.57%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.63%) C# Developer
7 12 (5.63%) C Developer
8 11 (5.16%) Architect
9 10 (4.69%) Programmer
9 10 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (4.69%) Firmware Engineer
9 10 (4.69%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) C++ Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.29%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (3.29%) Support Team Leader
11 7 (3.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.33%) .NET
2 18 (8.45%) HTML
3 13 (6.10%) CSS
4 10 (4.69%) Web Services
5 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.35%) jQuery
6 5 (2.35%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.88%) XHTML
7 4 (1.88%) JSON
8 3 (1.41%) WPF
8 3 (1.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (1.41%) OLE
8 3 (1.41%) DAO
8 3 (1.41%) XML
8 3 (1.41%) ODBC
8 3 (1.41%) ActiveX
8 3 (1.41%) ADO
9 2 (0.94%) Ajax
9 2 (0.94%) LAMP
9 2 (0.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.27%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.98%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.76%) Physics
6 7 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.35%) SCADA
7 5 (2.35%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.41%) FMCG
8 3 (1.41%) Open Source
8 3 (1.41%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.94%) VHDL
9 2 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.47%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) CCTV
10 1 (0.47%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) PMI
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.72%) UNIX
2 35 (16.43%) Linux
3 29 (13.62%) Windows
4 10 (4.69%) Solaris
5 6 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.88%) Android
6 4 (1.88%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.99%) Software Engineering
2 25 (11.74%) Validation
3 17 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (7.98%) UML
3 17 (7.98%) Embedded Software Development
4 16 (7.51%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.63%) Requirements Management
6 11 (5.16%) Yourdon
7 9 (4.23%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (4.23%) People Management
8 8 (3.76%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.29%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.82%) Project Management
10 6 (2.82%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.35%) Scrum
11 5 (2.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 87 (40.85%) C++
2 50 (23.47%) C#
3 40 (18.78%) SQL
4 36 (16.90%) Java
5 34 (15.96%) Embedded C
6 21 (9.86%) JavaScript
6 21 (9.86%) PL/SQL
6 21 (9.86%) Assembly Language
7 18 (8.45%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.57%) Embedded C++
9 13 (6.10%) Python
10 12 (5.63%) PHP
11 10 (4.69%) MATLAB
12 9 (4.23%) Korn
13 5 (2.35%) VBA
14 4 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.88%) VB
15 3 (1.41%) Ruby
15 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (35.68%) Degree
2 13 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.88%) HND
6 4 (1.88%) MCSE
6 4 (1.88%) CCNA
6 4 (1.88%) CISSP
7 3 (1.41%) CCNP
7 3 (1.41%) CCDA
7 3 (1.41%) CISM
7 3 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.41%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.94%) PhD
8 2 (0.94%) MCP
9 1 (0.47%) HNC
9 1 (0.47%) ISEB
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
System Software
1 15 (7.04%) Firmware
2 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.47%) SCCM
1 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (17.37%) Oracle
2 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.39%) MKS
4 11 (5.16%) MathWorks
5 10 (4.69%) NetApp
6 9 (4.23%) CommVault
6 9 (4.23%) IBM
6 9 (4.23%) Netezza
7 7 (3.29%) Fujitsu
8 4 (1.88%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.88%) EMC
8 4 (1.88%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.88%) SAP
8 4 (1.88%) Cisco
9 3 (1.41%) HP
9 3 (1.41%) Citrix
9 3 (1.41%) Veritas
9 3 (1.41%) Perforce
10 1 (0.47%) SolidWorks
10 1 (0.47%) VMware
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Connex Education
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
S S P Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Highbury College
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 9 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Education IT Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £22,000 per annum Opportunities to earn commission
Posted: 11 days ago