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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 114 107 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Permanent jobs citing C 118 100 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 1.92% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 3.93% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 105 80 119
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,750 £65,000
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
2857 2546 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.68% 48.98% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2477 2243 2126
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
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 October 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 October 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
Coventry -2 28 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Birmingham -10 24 £42,500 -17.07% 21
Staffordshire +1 21 £35,000 +9.37% 7
Warwickshire -7 12 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Worcestershire -10 12 £36,250 +42.15%
Shropshire +5 7 £40,000 - 1
Walsall +1 3 £19,000 - 1
Solihull -1 1 £28,500 +67.64%
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 104 (45.61%) C++
2 81 (35.53%) Degree
3 76 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 62 (27.19%) Electronics
5 58 (25.44%) C#
6 48 (21.05%) SQL
6 48 (21.05%) Oracle
7 47 (20.61%) UNIX
8 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
8 41 (17.98%) Linux
9 40 (17.54%) Java
10 39 (17.11%) Finance
11 34 (14.91%) Embedded C
12 32 (14.04%) Windows
13 30 (13.16%) MS Excel
13 30 (13.16%) Automotive
14 29 (12.72%) Computer Science
15 28 (12.28%) PL/SQL
16 27 (11.84%) .NET
17 26 (11.40%) SQL Server
18 25 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
19 24 (10.53%) Assembly Language
20 23 (10.09%) Validation
21 20 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
22 18 (7.89%) MKS
22 18 (7.89%) Simulink
22 18 (7.89%) TargetLink
23 17 (7.46%) Mathematics
23 17 (7.46%) Firmware
23 17 (7.46%) Shell Script

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.39%) JBoss
3 6 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.44%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) FileNet
Applications
1 30 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.89%) Simulink
2 18 (7.89%) TargetLink
3 13 (5.70%) Stateflow
3 13 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.75%) MS Office
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.44%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Agresso
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.26%) LAN
3 9 (3.95%) WAN
3 9 (3.95%) SAN
4 8 (3.51%) Ethernet
4 8 (3.51%) Bluetooth
5 5 (2.19%) Broadband
5 5 (2.19%) Internet
6 4 (1.75%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.32%) Intranet
7 3 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.32%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.88%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.88%) GSM
8 2 (0.88%) HTTP
8 2 (0.88%) Modbus
8 2 (0.88%) Profibus
8 2 (0.88%) Firewall
8 2 (0.88%) Wireless
9 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.70%) QlikView
3 10 (4.39%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.19%) MySQL
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.75%) Informix
6 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.32%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (6.14%) Visual Studio
1 14 (6.14%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.63%) Subversion
3 6 (2.63%) ProC
4 5 (2.19%) VectorCAST
5 4 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.88%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.44%) LSMW
8 1 (0.44%) PVCS
8 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 62 (27.19%) Electronics
2 39 (17.11%) Finance
3 30 (13.16%) Automotive
4 14 (6.14%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.14%) Retail
5 7 (3.07%) Games
6 6 (2.63%) Military
7 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.75%) Law
8 4 (1.75%) Legal
8 4 (1.75%) Banking
9 3 (1.32%) Advertising
9 3 (1.32%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) French Language
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 48 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 43 (18.86%) Developer
4 27 (11.84%) Analyst
5 25 (10.96%) Team Leader
6 19 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 13 (5.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Programmer
10 10 (4.39%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.39%) Architect
10 10 (4.39%) Support Team Leader
11 9 (3.95%) Electronics Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.95%) Design Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) C Developer
12 8 (3.51%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (3.51%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.84%) .NET
2 17 (7.46%) Web Services
3 14 (6.14%) HTML
4 9 (3.95%) .NET Framework
5 8 (3.51%) CSS
6 6 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.63%) XML
6 6 (2.63%) WPF
6 6 (2.63%) Ajax
6 6 (2.63%) jQuery
7 5 (2.19%) J2EE
8 4 (1.75%) XSLT
8 4 (1.75%) WinForms
8 4 (1.75%) WCF
8 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (1.32%) JSP
9 3 (1.32%) Servlets
9 3 (1.32%) MFC
10 2 (0.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.72%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (7.46%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (3.07%) VHDL
7 6 (2.63%) Physics
8 5 (2.19%) CCTV
8 5 (2.19%) SCADA
8 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.75%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.32%) CAN bus
10 3 (1.32%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.88%) FMCG
11 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.44%) Open Source
12 1 (0.44%) Social Media
12 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.44%) User Experience
12 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.61%) UNIX
2 41 (17.98%) Linux
3 32 (14.04%) Windows
4 12 (5.26%) Solaris
5 10 (4.39%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.88%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 23 (10.09%) Validation
3 20 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.02%) UML
5 15 (6.58%) Scrum
5 15 (6.58%) Configuration Management
6 14 (6.14%) Requirements Management
6 14 (6.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 13 (5.70%) Yourdon
8 10 (4.39%) Reverse Engineering
9 9 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.51%) People Management
11 7 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.63%) MVC
12 6 (2.63%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.19%) OOP
13 5 (2.19%) Project Management
13 5 (2.19%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.61%) C++
2 58 (25.44%) C#
3 48 (21.05%) SQL
4 40 (17.54%) Java
5 34 (14.91%) Embedded C
6 28 (12.28%) PL/SQL
7 24 (10.53%) Assembly Language
8 17 (7.46%) Shell Script
8 17 (7.46%) Embedded C++
9 14 (6.14%) Python
9 14 (6.14%) PHP
10 12 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.95%) Korn
12 6 (2.63%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.19%) VB
14 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.75%) Ruby
15 3 (1.32%) VC++
15 3 (1.32%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (35.53%) Degree
2 14 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.75%) PhD
4 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.32%) MCSE
5 3 (1.32%) CCDA
6 2 (0.88%) MCP
6 2 (0.88%) HNC
6 2 (0.88%) HND
6 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) ACSA
7 1 (0.44%) CCNA
7 1 (0.44%) ISEB
7 1 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) TickIT
2 2 (0.88%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) JTAG
3 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (7.46%) Firmware
2 1 (0.44%) Samba
2 1 (0.44%) Squid
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 48 (21.05%) Oracle
2 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.89%) MKS
4 13 (5.70%) MathWorks
5 10 (4.39%) IBM
6 9 (3.95%) CommVault
6 9 (3.95%) NetApp
6 9 (3.95%) Netezza
7 6 (2.63%) EMC
8 5 (2.19%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.75%) Appcelerator
9 4 (1.75%) Cisco
9 4 (1.75%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.32%) SAP
10 3 (1.32%) Veritas
10 3 (1.32%) HP
11 2 (0.88%) Perforce
11 2 (0.88%) Freescale
12 1 (0.44%) Zend
12 1 (0.44%) RedPrairie
Telford, Shropshire
Telford Wrekin Council
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Hilton Worldwide Careers
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pensions. bens, hols
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + career growth, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care, 26 days
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago