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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 101 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 118 129 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.24% 2.44% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 4.93% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97 116 102
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,352 £21,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £47,500 £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
2562 2614 2508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.57% 49.53% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2311 2276 2190
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Worcestershire -4 30 £37,500 - 11
Birmingham -35 25 £36,750 -8.12% 12
Warwickshire -3 19 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Staffordshire +5 10 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Solihull +14 7 £43,000 +32.30%
Shropshire +1 7 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Coventry -10 7 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Herefordshire +4 4 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Dudley - 3 £24,000 -
Walsall - 3 £35,000 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 103 (46.61%) C++
2 62 (28.05%) C#
2 62 (28.05%) Software Engineering
3 59 (26.70%) HTML
4 52 (23.53%) Degree
5 48 (21.72%) Microsoft
6 47 (21.27%) Windows
7 45 (20.36%) .NET
8 42 (19.00%) Java
9 40 (18.10%) JavaScript
9 40 (18.10%) SQL
10 38 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (14.48%) CSS
12 31 (14.03%) SQL Server
12 31 (14.03%) Subversion
13 30 (13.57%) Linux
14 29 (13.12%) Mathematics
15 27 (12.22%) Automotive
15 27 (12.22%) MS Excel
16 25 (11.31%) Computer Science
17 24 (10.86%) jQuery
17 24 (10.86%) Embedded C
18 23 (10.41%) TCP/IP
19 22 (9.95%) Finance
20 21 (9.50%) UNIX
20 21 (9.50%) Git (software)
20 21 (9.50%) SDLC
21 20 (9.05%) .NET Framework
21 20 (9.05%) OOP
21 20 (9.05%) Visual Studio

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (4.07%) MS Exchange
1 9 (4.07%) IIS
2 7 (3.17%) Apache
3 5 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (1.81%) WorkSite
4 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.81%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.36%) Drupal
6 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.45%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.79%) MS Office
3 10 (4.52%) Simulink
4 7 (3.17%) MS Project
5 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.26%) GNU Octave
7 3 (1.36%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.45%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.81%) Trello
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.41%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.52%) Ethernet
3 9 (4.07%) VPN
4 7 (3.17%) DNS
5 6 (2.71%) HTTP
6 5 (2.26%) Modbus
7 4 (1.81%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.81%) DHCP
7 4 (1.81%) SAN
7 4 (1.81%) Internet
7 4 (1.81%) 3G
7 4 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.36%) DSL
8 3 (1.36%) Broadband
8 3 (1.36%) VoIP
8 3 (1.36%) Network Security
9 2 (0.90%) Profibus
9 2 (0.90%) Wireless
10 1 (0.45%) Firewall
10 1 (0.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.98%) MySQL
3 9 (4.07%) RDBMS
3 9 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.26%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.81%) RavenDB
7 4 (1.81%) MS Access
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.90%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.90%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.45%) Informix
10 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (14.03%) Subversion
2 21 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.05%) Visual Studio
4 16 (7.24%) CANoe
5 12 (5.43%) VectorCAST
6 9 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.71%) NUnit
7 6 (2.71%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.26%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.81%) JIRA
9 4 (1.81%) Selenium
9 4 (1.81%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.90%) PVCS
10 2 (0.90%) ProC
11 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.45%) Xcode
11 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 27 (12.22%) Automotive
2 22 (9.95%) Finance
3 20 (9.05%) Electronics
4 13 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.98%) Marketing
6 5 (2.26%) Law
6 5 (2.26%) Retail
7 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Billing
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
8 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (33.48%) Developer
2 52 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 28 (12.67%) C# Developer
4 27 (12.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 19 (8.60%) Junior
6 17 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
6 17 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 16 (7.24%) Analyst
7 16 (7.24%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (6.33%) Software Developer
9 10 (4.52%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 10 (4.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (4.07%) C++ Developer
10 9 (4.07%) Graduate
10 9 (4.07%) Junior .NET Developer
11 8 (3.62%) VB.NET Developer
12 7 (3.17%) Tester
12 7 (3.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (26.70%) HTML
2 45 (20.36%) .NET
3 32 (14.48%) CSS
4 24 (10.86%) jQuery
5 20 (9.05%) .NET Framework
5 20 (9.05%) WinForms
6 16 (7.24%) XML
7 15 (6.79%) HTML5
8 14 (6.33%) WCF
9 13 (5.88%) Web Services
9 13 (5.88%) Ajax
10 11 (4.98%) ATL
10 11 (4.98%) DCOM
10 11 (4.98%) WPF
11 10 (4.52%) SOAP
11 10 (4.52%) ASP.NET
11 10 (4.52%) MFC
12 9 (4.07%) Entity Framework
12 9 (4.07%) LINQ
13 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.12%) Mathematics
2 25 (11.31%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.43%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.98%) Physics
6 10 (4.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (3.62%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.71%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.71%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.26%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.26%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.81%) User Experience
10 4 (1.81%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.81%) Social Media
10 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.81%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.36%) VHDL
11 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.90%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.27%) Windows
2 30 (13.57%) Linux
3 21 (9.50%) UNIX
4 12 (5.43%) Android
5 8 (3.62%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.71%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.71%) VxWorks
7 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.81%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.36%) Nucleus RTOS
9 3 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.90%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.90%) Solaris
11 1 (0.45%) VMS
11 1 (0.45%) AIX
11 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.05%) Software Engineering
2 38 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (9.50%) SDLC
4 20 (9.05%) OOP
5 19 (8.60%) OO
6 18 (8.14%) UML
7 17 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 13 (5.88%) MVC
9 12 (5.43%) Validation
10 11 (4.98%) Project Management
10 11 (4.98%) Software Testing
11 10 (4.52%) Test Scripting
11 10 (4.52%) Embedded Software Development
11 10 (4.52%) OOD
12 9 (4.07%) TDD
12 9 (4.07%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.62%) Matrix Management
13 8 (3.62%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.17%) Change Management
14 7 (3.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 103 (46.61%) C++
2 62 (28.05%) C#
3 42 (19.00%) Java
4 40 (18.10%) JavaScript
4 40 (18.10%) SQL
5 24 (10.86%) Embedded C
6 19 (8.60%) PHP
7 18 (8.14%) VB
8 17 (7.69%) Embedded C++
9 16 (7.24%) Python
10 12 (5.43%) VB.NET
10 12 (5.43%) MATLAB
11 11 (4.98%) VB6
12 9 (4.07%) Assembly Language
13 8 (3.62%) Fortran
14 7 (3.17%) VBScript
14 7 (3.17%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
16 5 (2.26%) Objective-C
16 5 (2.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (23.53%) Degree
2 18 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.71%) PhD
5 5 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.81%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.81%) ISEB
7 3 (1.36%) CCNA
7 3 (1.36%) CISSP
7 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.90%) MCSE
8 2 (0.90%) HND
8 2 (0.90%) CCNP
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) QA
2 10 (4.52%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.26%) SLA
4 4 (1.81%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.45%) TickIT
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.81%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.81%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.36%) Firmware
5 2 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) SCCM
2 3 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.36%) Nessus
3 2 (0.90%) Nmap
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Ionix
Vendors
1 48 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.14%) MKS
3 14 (6.33%) Cisco
4 13 (5.88%) VMware
4 13 (5.88%) Citrix
4 13 (5.88%) Oracle
5 11 (4.98%) Fujitsu
6 6 (2.71%) EMC
7 5 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.26%) Apple
7 5 (2.26%) HP
7 5 (2.26%) SAP
8 4 (1.81%) LANDesk
8 4 (1.81%) Adobe
8 4 (1.81%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.36%) QNX
9 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.36%) Avaya
9 3 (1.36%) NetApp
10 2 (0.90%) Mitel
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k - £22k per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Pertemps (Redditch Commercial)
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k - £35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Energy Technology Institute
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago