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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 121 78 117
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +39
Permanent jobs citing C 83 132 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 3.06% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 5.99% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 73 99 74
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 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £48,500 £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
2385 2203 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.81% 51.00% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 1893 2239
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 £25,000 £26,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 26 £37,000 -7.50% 15
Staffordshire +13 16 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Worcestershire +5 12 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Coventry -10 7 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Warwickshire -25 7 £36,500 -2.66% 3
Shropshire - 4 £26,500 -
Walsall -2 3 - -
Solihull -11 2 £42,500 +63.46%
Dudley - 2 £25,000 - 2
Brierley Hill - 1 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (38.38%) C++
2 67 (33.84%) Degree
3 62 (31.31%) Software Engineering
4 49 (24.75%) Electronics
5 44 (22.22%) C#
6 36 (18.18%) UNIX
7 34 (17.17%) Java
8 33 (16.67%) SQL
8 33 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 33 (16.67%) Automotive
9 31 (15.66%) Finance
9 31 (15.66%) Linux
10 29 (14.65%) Oracle
11 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
12 27 (13.64%) Windows
13 25 (12.63%) JavaScript
14 23 (11.62%) HTML
15 22 (11.11%) .NET
15 22 (11.11%) MS Excel
15 22 (11.11%) TCP/IP
16 21 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
17 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
17 20 (10.10%) MKS
17 20 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (9.60%) Validation
19 18 (9.09%) CSS
19 18 (9.09%) Shell Script
19 18 (9.09%) Computer Science
20 17 (8.59%) Embedded Software Development
20 17 (8.59%) UML

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (5.05%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.52%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.52%) JBoss
3 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) Apache
4 2 (1.01%) Node.js
4 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.01%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.01%) Drupal
5 1 (0.51%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.51%) nginx
5 1 (0.51%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.59%) Simulink
3 12 (6.06%) TargetLink
3 12 (6.06%) MS Office
4 7 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.54%) Stateflow
5 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.52%) MS Project
6 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.52%) Agresso
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Trello
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.07%) SAN
3 11 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 10 (5.05%) LAN
5 9 (4.55%) WAN
6 6 (3.03%) Bluetooth
7 4 (2.02%) Intranet
7 4 (2.02%) Internet
7 4 (2.02%) HTTP
7 4 (2.02%) VPN
7 4 (2.02%) DNS
8 3 (1.52%) Modbus
8 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.01%) DSL
9 2 (1.01%) DHCP
9 2 (1.01%) Broadband
9 2 (1.01%) GSM
9 2 (1.01%) VoIP
9 2 (1.01%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) MySQL
3 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.03%) QlikView
4 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.02%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.52%) Informix
6 3 (1.52%) DTS
7 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.01%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.01%) Redis
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Subversion
2 11 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.05%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (4.55%) VectorCAST
5 7 (3.54%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.53%) ProC
7 4 (2.02%) LabVIEW
7 4 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.52%) PVCS
9 1 (0.51%) Selenium
9 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (24.75%) Electronics
2 33 (16.67%) Automotive
3 31 (15.66%) Finance
4 9 (4.55%) Retail
5 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.03%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.53%) Marketing
6 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.53%) Games
7 4 (2.02%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 43 (21.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 37 (18.69%) Developer
4 27 (13.64%) Analyst
5 12 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 12 (6.06%) Programmer
6 11 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 11 (5.56%) Architect
6 11 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (5.05%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.04%) Consultant
9 7 (3.54%) C Developer
9 7 (3.54%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) Applications Developer
9 7 (3.54%) Electronics Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.62%) HTML
2 22 (11.11%) .NET
3 18 (9.09%) CSS
4 10 (5.05%) Web Services
5 9 (4.55%) jQuery
5 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.02%) XHTML
7 4 (2.02%) JSON
8 3 (1.52%) WPF
8 3 (1.52%) DAO
8 3 (1.52%) Ajax
8 3 (1.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (1.52%) ActiveX
8 3 (1.52%) XML
8 3 (1.52%) ODBC
8 3 (1.52%) ADO
8 3 (1.52%) OLE
8 3 (1.52%) LAMP
9 2 (1.01%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.57%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.04%) Physics
5 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.53%) Open Source
6 5 (2.53%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (2.02%) SCADA
8 3 (1.52%) FMCG
8 3 (1.52%) User Experience
8 3 (1.52%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.01%) CUDA
9 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.01%) Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) Robotics
10 1 (0.51%) Wiki
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.18%) UNIX
2 31 (15.66%) Linux
3 27 (13.64%) Windows
4 10 (5.05%) Solaris
5 6 (3.03%) VxWorks
5 6 (3.03%) Android
6 5 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.01%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.51%) AIX
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.31%) Software Engineering
2 20 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (9.60%) Validation
4 17 (8.59%) Embedded Software Development
4 17 (8.59%) UML
5 16 (8.08%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.05%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (5.05%) Requirements Management
7 9 (4.55%) People Management
7 9 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.54%) Kanban
9 7 (3.54%) Data Protection
9 7 (3.54%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.54%) Yourdon
9 7 (3.54%) MVC
10 6 (3.03%) Scrum
10 6 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (38.38%) C++
2 44 (22.22%) C#
3 34 (17.17%) Java
4 33 (16.67%) SQL
4 33 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 25 (12.63%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 16 (8.08%) Assembly Language
8 15 (7.58%) PL/SQL
9 14 (7.07%) Embedded C++
10 13 (6.57%) PHP
11 10 (5.05%) MATLAB
12 9 (4.55%) Korn
12 9 (4.55%) Python
13 6 (3.03%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.03%) VB
14 5 (2.53%) VBA
15 4 (2.02%) T-SQL
15 4 (2.02%) VBScript
15 4 (2.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (33.84%) Degree
2 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.53%) CCNP
6 4 (2.02%) CCNA
6 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.02%) HND
6 4 (2.02%) MCSE
7 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.52%) CSSLP
7 3 (1.52%) CISSP
7 3 (1.52%) CISM
8 2 (1.01%) MCP
8 2 (1.01%) PhD
8 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.51%) HNC
9 1 (0.51%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Firmware
2 9 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (14.65%) Oracle
2 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.10%) MKS
4 12 (6.06%) NetApp
5 9 (4.55%) Netezza
5 9 (4.55%) CommVault
5 9 (4.55%) IBM
6 8 (4.04%) Cisco
6 8 (4.04%) Fujitsu
7 7 (3.54%) Citrix
7 7 (3.54%) MathWorks
7 7 (3.54%) VMware
8 6 (3.03%) EMC
9 4 (2.02%) HP
9 4 (2.02%) SAP
9 4 (2.02%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.02%) Appcelerator
10 3 (1.52%) Veritas
10 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.52%) Perforce
Alcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dudley
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
AF Blakemore
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Birmingham
Metail
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form
Salary: From £34,434 to £37,929 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 19 days ago