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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 136 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 87 110 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 2.04% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 4.16% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 75 98 104
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
2786 2644 2632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.43% 49.10% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2279 2326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -21 21 £36,500 -10.97% 8
Worcestershire -1 20 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire -16 10 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Solihull - 6 £48,750 -
Herefordshire -1 5 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Warwickshire -30 4 £85,000 +112.50% 1
Shropshire - 4 £34,500 - 3
Dudley - 3 £24,000 -
Coventry -16 2 £33,750 -10.00% 8
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 97 (44.29%) C++
2 64 (29.22%) Software Engineering
3 56 (25.57%) HTML
3 56 (25.57%) C#
4 49 (22.37%) Degree
5 47 (21.46%) Windows
6 42 (19.18%) .NET
7 41 (18.72%) SQL
8 40 (18.26%) Java
8 40 (18.26%) Microsoft
9 39 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (16.44%) JavaScript
11 31 (14.16%) Mathematics
12 29 (13.24%) Subversion
13 27 (12.33%) SQL Server
13 27 (12.33%) CSS
13 27 (12.33%) Linux
14 24 (10.96%) Finance
14 24 (10.96%) Embedded C
14 24 (10.96%) Computer Science
15 23 (10.50%) OOP
15 23 (10.50%) OO
16 22 (10.05%) Automotive
16 22 (10.05%) WinForms
16 22 (10.05%) Visual Studio
16 22 (10.05%) SDLC
17 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (9.59%) MS Excel
17 21 (9.59%) Embedded C++
18 20 (9.13%) PHP

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.20%) IIS
2 6 (2.74%) Apache
2 6 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (1.37%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.91%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.46%) Drupal
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.46%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 21 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.02%) Simulink
3 9 (4.11%) MS Office
4 6 (2.74%) MS Project
5 5 (2.28%) GNU Octave
6 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.37%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.46%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) Trello
3 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.68%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.57%) VPN
3 8 (3.65%) Modbus
4 7 (3.20%) MPLS
4 7 (3.20%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.28%) Junos
5 5 (2.28%) Firewall
5 5 (2.28%) ISDN
6 4 (1.83%) Internet
7 3 (1.37%) Network Security
7 3 (1.37%) BGP
7 3 (1.37%) SAN
7 3 (1.37%) 3G
7 3 (1.37%) DNS
7 3 (1.37%) WAN
7 3 (1.37%) HTTP
8 2 (0.91%) DHCP
8 2 (0.91%) VoIP
8 2 (0.91%) LAN
8 2 (0.91%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.02%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.11%) MySQL
6 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.28%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.28%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.37%) MS Access
9 2 (0.91%) Big Data
9 2 (0.91%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) SQLite
10 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.46%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (13.24%) Subversion
2 22 (10.05%) Visual Studio
3 20 (9.13%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.48%) CANoe
4 12 (5.48%) VectorCAST
5 9 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.74%) Mercurial
6 6 (2.74%) NUnit
7 5 (2.28%) Selenium
7 5 (2.28%) FitNesse
7 5 (2.28%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.83%) JIRA
9 3 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.37%) PVCS
10 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.91%) ProC
10 2 (0.91%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 24 (10.96%) Finance
2 22 (10.05%) Automotive
3 17 (7.76%) Electronics
4 12 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.65%) Marketing
5 8 (3.65%) Retail
6 4 (1.83%) Law
6 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
7 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (31.96%) Developer
2 51 (23.29%) Software Engineer
3 26 (11.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 23 (10.50%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.22%) Analyst
6 13 (5.94%) Junior
6 13 (5.94%) .NET Developer
6 13 (5.94%) Graduate
7 12 (5.48%) Junior C# Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Junior Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.57%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Graduate Developer
9 9 (4.11%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Tester
11 7 (3.20%) C++ Developer
12 6 (2.74%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.74%) PHP Developer
13 5 (2.28%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.57%) HTML
2 42 (19.18%) .NET
3 27 (12.33%) CSS
4 22 (10.05%) WinForms
5 20 (9.13%) .NET Framework
6 18 (8.22%) jQuery
7 17 (7.76%) HTML5
7 17 (7.76%) XML
8 16 (7.31%) Web Services
9 15 (6.85%) WCF
10 14 (6.39%) Ajax
11 12 (5.48%) WPF
11 12 (5.48%) SOAP
11 12 (5.48%) ATL
11 12 (5.48%) DCOM
12 11 (5.02%) MFC
13 9 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (3.65%) Entity Framework
14 8 (3.65%) LINQ
15 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.16%) Mathematics
2 24 (10.96%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.94%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.48%) Physics
6 7 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.28%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (2.28%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.28%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.28%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.83%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.83%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.83%) Social Media
10 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.37%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.91%) BYOD
11 2 (0.91%) VHDL
11 2 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.46%) Windows
2 27 (12.33%) Linux
3 17 (7.76%) UNIX
4 12 (5.48%) Android
5 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.28%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.37%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (1.37%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.37%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.37%) AIX
8 3 (1.37%) Solaris
9 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.91%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.22%) Software Engineering
2 39 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (10.50%) OOP
3 23 (10.50%) OO
4 22 (10.05%) SDLC
5 17 (7.76%) Project Management
6 14 (6.39%) UML
7 11 (5.02%) MVC
7 11 (5.02%) Validation
8 10 (4.57%) OOD
8 10 (4.57%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.57%) TDD
8 10 (4.57%) Software Testing
9 9 (4.11%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.65%) Android Development
10 8 (3.65%) Requirements Management
10 8 (3.65%) People Management
11 7 (3.20%) Automated Testing
11 7 (3.20%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.20%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (44.29%) C++
2 56 (25.57%) C#
3 41 (18.72%) SQL
4 40 (18.26%) Java
5 36 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.96%) Embedded C
7 21 (9.59%) Embedded C++
8 20 (9.13%) PHP
9 19 (8.68%) VB
10 16 (7.31%) VB.NET
11 15 (6.85%) Python
12 13 (5.94%) MATLAB
12 13 (5.94%) VB6
13 11 (5.02%) Assembly Language
14 8 (3.65%) VBScript
14 8 (3.65%) PL/SQL
14 8 (3.65%) Fortran
15 4 (1.83%) Perl
15 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (22.37%) Degree
2 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.74%) PhD
4 6 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.28%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.28%) ISEB
5 5 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.37%) CISSP
6 3 (1.37%) CCNP
6 3 (1.37%) CCNA
7 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.91%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.46%) CEH
8 1 (0.46%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.46%) APMP
8 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.46%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) QA
2 10 (4.57%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.83%) SLA
4 2 (0.91%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) TickIT
5 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.28%) Firmware
3 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.37%) XenApp
5 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) Nessus
1 3 (1.37%) SCCM
2 2 (0.91%) Nmap
3 1 (0.46%) WSUS
3 1 (0.46%) Ionix
3 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.31%) Oracle
3 15 (6.85%) Cisco
4 14 (6.39%) MKS
5 12 (5.48%) Fujitsu
6 8 (3.65%) Citrix
7 7 (3.20%) Juniper
8 6 (2.74%) Avaya
8 6 (2.74%) VMware
9 5 (2.28%) Aruba
9 5 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.83%) SAP
10 4 (1.83%) Apple
10 4 (1.83%) EMC
10 4 (1.83%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.37%) QNX
11 3 (1.37%) Interwoven
11 3 (1.37%) HP
11 3 (1.37%) Adobe
12 2 (0.91%) Xilinx
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ledbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago