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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 99 99 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing C 134 117 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 2.17% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 4.60% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 122 99 131
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2782 2542 2566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.65% 47.07% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2372 2256 2250
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -12 34 £42,500 -10.52% 12
Staffordshire +13 29 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Coventry -7 26 £42,500 +30.76% 7
Warwickshire +7 21 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Worcestershire -10 10 £40,000 +53.84%
Shropshire +1 5 £46,000 -0.54%
Walsall 0 3 £19,000 -
Solihull +1 1 £28,500 +67.64% 1
Herefordshire -5 1 £42,500 +13.33%
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 116 (47.15%) C++
2 83 (33.74%) Degree
3 77 (31.30%) Software Engineering
4 67 (27.24%) C#
5 60 (24.39%) SQL
5 60 (24.39%) Electronics
6 58 (23.58%) Oracle
7 57 (23.17%) UNIX
8 54 (21.95%) Microsoft
9 51 (20.73%) Java
10 50 (20.33%) Finance
11 40 (16.26%) Linux
12 38 (15.45%) MS Excel
12 38 (15.45%) .NET
13 36 (14.63%) Windows
14 32 (13.01%) Computer Science
15 29 (11.79%) Embedded C
16 28 (11.38%) PL/SQL
16 28 (11.38%) SQL Server
17 24 (9.76%) Mathematics
18 23 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (8.94%) Shell Script
20 21 (8.54%) Assembly Language
20 21 (8.54%) Automotive
20 21 (8.54%) Validation
20 21 (8.54%) Embedded Systems
21 19 (7.72%) Web Services
22 18 (7.32%) Firmware
22 18 (7.32%) Scrum
23 16 (6.50%) Retail

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (5.28%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.44%) Apache
2 6 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.22%) IIS
4 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) FileNet
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 38 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.10%) Simulink
2 15 (6.10%) TargetLink
3 11 (4.47%) Stateflow
3 11 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.22%) MS Office
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.41%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 9 (3.66%) Agresso
2 5 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.07%) LAN
3 9 (3.66%) SAN
4 8 (3.25%) Bluetooth
4 8 (3.25%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.85%) WAN
5 7 (2.85%) Internet
6 5 (2.03%) Intranet
6 5 (2.03%) Broadband
7 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (1.22%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.81%) DNS
8 2 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.81%) Wireless
8 2 (0.81%) Firewall
8 2 (0.81%) GSM
8 2 (0.81%) PBX
8 2 (0.81%) DHCP
8 2 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.50%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.28%) QlikView
4 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.03%) MS Access
6 5 (2.03%) MySQL
7 4 (1.63%) Informix
8 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (4.07%) ProC
3 10 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.03%) Subversion
5 4 (1.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.22%) PVCS
6 3 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.81%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.81%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.41%) LSMW
8 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
General
1 60 (24.39%) Electronics
2 50 (20.33%) Finance
3 21 (8.54%) Automotive
4 16 (6.50%) Retail
5 15 (6.10%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.88%) Banking
7 8 (3.25%) Games
7 8 (3.25%) Military
8 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.44%) Law
9 6 (2.44%) Advertising
10 5 (2.03%) French Language
11 4 (1.63%) Legal
12 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.81%) Marketing
13 2 (0.81%) Billing
14 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (24.39%) Software Engineer
2 59 (23.98%) Developer
3 40 (16.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 29 (11.79%) Analyst
5 27 (10.98%) Team Leader
6 21 (8.54%) Applications Support
7 15 (6.10%) Programmer
8 13 (5.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.88%) Design Engineer
9 12 (4.88%) Electronics Engineer
9 12 (4.88%) Firmware Engineer
9 12 (4.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 11 (4.47%) C Developer
10 11 (4.47%) C++ Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Support Team Leader
11 10 (4.07%) Graduate
12 9 (3.66%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.66%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.45%) .NET
2 19 (7.72%) Web Services
3 16 (6.50%) HTML
4 12 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.47%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.66%) XML
6 9 (3.66%) CSS
7 8 (3.25%) jQuery
8 7 (2.85%) WPF
8 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.85%) Ajax
8 7 (2.85%) J2EE
9 6 (2.44%) MFC
9 6 (2.44%) XSLT
9 6 (2.44%) WinForms
9 6 (2.44%) WCF
10 5 (2.03%) JSP
10 5 (2.03%) Servlets
11 4 (1.63%) Java EE
12 3 (1.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.01%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 21 (8.54%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (7.32%) Firmware
5 13 (5.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.47%) VHDL
8 7 (2.85%) Physics
9 5 (2.03%) CCTV
10 4 (1.63%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.63%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.22%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.81%) AS400
12 2 (0.81%) iSeries
12 2 (0.81%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.81%) CAN bus
13 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.41%) FMCG
13 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.17%) UNIX
2 40 (16.26%) Linux
3 36 (14.63%) Windows
4 15 (6.10%) Solaris
5 8 (3.25%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.03%) AIX
7 2 (0.81%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.81%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.30%) Software Engineering
2 23 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (8.54%) Validation
4 18 (7.32%) Scrum
5 13 (5.28%) UML
5 13 (5.28%) Configuration Management
6 12 (4.88%) Requirements Management
6 12 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
6 12 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 11 (4.47%) Yourdon
8 9 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (3.25%) MVC
9 8 (3.25%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (2.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.85%) Web Development
10 7 (2.85%) CAD
10 7 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.44%) CRM
11 6 (2.44%) Risk Management
11 6 (2.44%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 116 (47.15%) C++
2 67 (27.24%) C#
3 60 (24.39%) SQL
4 51 (20.73%) Java
5 29 (11.79%) Embedded C
6 28 (11.38%) PL/SQL
7 22 (8.94%) Shell Script
8 21 (8.54%) Assembly Language
9 14 (5.69%) Embedded C++
9 14 (5.69%) Python
10 13 (5.28%) PHP
11 11 (4.47%) JavaScript
12 9 (3.66%) Korn
13 7 (2.85%) VB
13 7 (2.85%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.44%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.63%) VC++
16 3 (1.22%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.22%) Fortran
17 2 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 83 (33.74%) Degree
2 9 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.03%) PhD
5 4 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.22%) CCDA
6 3 (1.22%) MCSE
7 2 (0.81%) HND
7 2 (0.81%) MCP
7 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) ACSA
8 1 (0.41%) HNC
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB
8 1 (0.41%) CISSP
8 1 (0.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) ISO 9000
1 3 (1.22%) SLA
1 3 (1.22%) TickIT
2 2 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) JTAG
3 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.22%) Terminal Server
2 2 (0.81%) Samba
2 2 (0.81%) Squid
2 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.41%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (23.58%) Oracle
2 54 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.28%) MKS
4 12 (4.88%) JBoss
5 11 (4.47%) EMC
5 11 (4.47%) MathWorks
6 9 (3.66%) NetApp
7 8 (3.25%) IBM
8 7 (2.85%) CommVault
8 7 (2.85%) Netezza
9 6 (2.44%) HP
10 4 (1.63%) Perforce
10 4 (1.63%) Appcelerator
11 3 (1.22%) VMware
11 3 (1.22%) Cisco
11 3 (1.22%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.81%) Citrix
12 2 (0.81%) Veritas
12 2 (0.81%) Clearswift
12 2 (0.81%) Freescale
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Worlds largest company
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + company car, pension, bonuses
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + MS Gold Partner
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 15 days ago