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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 100 71 103
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +32
Permanent jobs citing C 115 139 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.26% 3.13% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 6.47% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 88 117 85
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £25,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
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
2514 2150 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.35% 48.38% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 1830 2039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Birmingham -32 34 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Worcestershire -3 23 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Staffordshire +3 15 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Warwickshire -8 15 £36,500 -2.66% 4
Solihull -3 9 £42,500 +66.66%
Shropshire -7 7 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Coventry -21 6 £38,500 -14.44% 6
Walsall +3 3 - - 3
Herefordshire -1 1 £52,500 +25.74%
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 82 (41.00%) C++
2 60 (30.00%) Degree
3 52 (26.00%) Software Engineering
4 47 (23.50%) C#
5 46 (23.00%) HTML
6 41 (20.50%) Windows
7 38 (19.00%) Microsoft
8 36 (18.00%) Java
8 36 (18.00%) .NET
9 33 (16.50%) SQL
10 32 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (15.50%) Automotive
12 29 (14.50%) Linux
13 28 (14.00%) Embedded C
14 27 (13.50%) MS Excel
14 27 (13.50%) SQL Server
14 27 (13.50%) Electronics
15 26 (13.00%) CSS
16 25 (12.50%) UNIX
17 24 (12.00%) Finance
17 24 (12.00%) Subversion
17 24 (12.00%) Computer Science
17 24 (12.00%) Mathematics
18 21 (10.50%) TCP/IP
19 20 (10.00%) jQuery
20 19 (9.50%) Oracle
20 19 (9.50%) MKS
21 18 (9.00%) VB
21 18 (9.00%) UML

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.00%) IIS
3 5 (2.50%) Apache
3 5 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.00%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.50%) Drupal
5 3 (1.50%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.50%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.00%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.00%) Node.js
7 1 (0.50%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.50%) nginx
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.50%) SAP EP
Applications
1 27 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.00%) MS Office
3 13 (6.50%) Simulink
4 5 (2.50%) Stateflow
4 5 (2.50%) GNU Octave
5 4 (2.00%) MS Project
5 4 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.50%) TargetLink
7 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) Trello
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.50%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.50%) Ethernet
3 9 (4.50%) SAN
4 7 (3.50%) HTTP
4 7 (3.50%) VPN
4 7 (3.50%) DNS
5 6 (3.00%) Modbus
6 5 (2.50%) Internet
7 4 (2.00%) DSL
7 4 (2.00%) Broadband
7 4 (2.00%) VoIP
7 4 (2.00%) Profibus
7 4 (2.00%) DHCP
7 4 (2.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.00%) WAN
8 2 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.50%) MySQL
2 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.00%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.00%) RavenDB
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.50%) DTS
7 2 (1.00%) Informix
7 2 (1.00%) MS Access
7 2 (1.00%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (12.00%) Subversion
2 13 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.50%) VectorCAST
4 7 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.00%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.50%) ProC
7 4 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.00%) Selenium
8 3 (1.50%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.50%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.50%) PVCS
9 2 (1.00%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.00%) JIRA
9 2 (1.00%) NUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 31 (15.50%) Automotive
2 27 (13.50%) Electronics
3 24 (12.00%) Finance
4 11 (5.50%) Marketing
5 9 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.50%) Retail
7 4 (2.00%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.00%) Law
8 2 (1.00%) Billing
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (29.50%) Developer
2 42 (21.00%) Software Engineer
3 32 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 24 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 21 (10.50%) Analyst
6 14 (7.00%) Junior
6 14 (7.00%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (6.50%) Junior C# Developer
7 13 (6.50%) Junior Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (5.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (4.50%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (4.50%) Programmer
11 8 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
12 7 (3.50%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.50%) Consultant
12 7 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.00%) HTML
2 36 (18.00%) .NET
3 26 (13.00%) CSS
4 20 (10.00%) jQuery
5 16 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (7.00%) WinForms
7 12 (6.00%) Web Services
8 11 (5.50%) ASP.NET
9 10 (5.00%) WCF
10 8 (4.00%) WPF
10 8 (4.00%) Ajax
10 8 (4.00%) XML
10 8 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (3.50%) HTML5
12 6 (3.00%) ATL
12 6 (3.00%) DCOM
13 5 (2.50%) LINQ
13 5 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (2.00%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.00%) Mathematics
1 24 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (4.50%) Physics
4 9 (4.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.50%) User Experience
6 5 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.50%) Open Source
6 5 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.00%) SCADA
7 4 (2.00%) Social Media
7 4 (2.00%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.50%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.50%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.50%) Windows
2 29 (14.50%) Linux
3 25 (12.50%) UNIX
4 8 (4.00%) VxWorks
4 8 (4.00%) Android
5 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (2.00%) Solaris
7 4 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.00%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.00%) AIX
8 2 (1.00%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (9.00%) UML
4 14 (7.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (6.00%) Validation
5 12 (6.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 11 (5.50%) MVC
7 10 (5.00%) OOP
7 10 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (4.50%) OO
8 9 (4.50%) E-Commerce
8 9 (4.50%) Project Management
8 9 (4.50%) People Management
9 8 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.50%) Regression Testing
10 7 (3.50%) ITIL
10 7 (3.50%) Requirements Management
10 7 (3.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.00%) C++
2 47 (23.50%) C#
3 36 (18.00%) Java
4 33 (16.50%) SQL
5 32 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 28 (14.00%) Embedded C
7 18 (9.00%) VB
8 14 (7.00%) Embedded C++
9 12 (6.00%) Python
9 12 (6.00%) PHP
9 12 (6.00%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.50%) MATLAB
11 10 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.00%) Assembly Language
12 9 (4.50%) VB6
13 8 (4.00%) VB.NET
13 8 (4.00%) VBScript
14 7 (3.50%) VBA
14 7 (3.50%) Fortran
15 6 (3.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (30.00%) Degree
2 18 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.50%) PhD
5 5 (2.50%) CCNP
5 5 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.00%) CCNA
6 4 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.00%) CISSP
6 4 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.50%) CSSLP
7 3 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.50%) CISM
7 3 (1.50%) ISEB
8 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.00%) HND
8 2 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) QA
2 5 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.50%) SLA
3 4 (2.00%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.00%) Firmware
3 4 (2.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) SCCM
2 3 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.50%) Nessus
3 1 (0.50%) Nmap
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle
2 19 (9.50%) MKS
3 11 (5.50%) VMware
4 10 (5.00%) Fujitsu
4 10 (5.00%) Cisco
4 10 (5.00%) Citrix
5 6 (3.00%) SAP
6 5 (2.50%) HP
6 5 (2.50%) EMC
6 5 (2.50%) NetApp
7 3 (1.50%) Avaya
7 3 (1.50%) Perforce
7 3 (1.50%) Apple
7 3 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.00%) MathWorks
8 2 (1.00%) QNX
8 2 (1.00%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.00%) Mitel
Worcestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42,000+ Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 25k to 26k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + 5.5K Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £70000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Generous Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Wolverhampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 20 days ago