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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 97 77 91
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs citing C 130 147 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.47% 3.00% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.99% 6.17% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 101 133 100
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
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
2607 2382 2449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.58% 48.62% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2046 2127
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -26 36 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Worcestershire +2 32 £40,000 +10.34% 10
Warwickshire 0 18 £33,000 -12.00% 3
Staffordshire +8 14 £25,000 -28.57% 5
Shropshire -1 9 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Solihull +4 8 £33,500 +31.37%
Coventry -22 8 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Walsall +2 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton +7 1 - -
Herefordshire +6 1 £52,500 +25.74%
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 91 (42.92%) C++
2 58 (27.36%) Degree
3 53 (25.00%) HTML
3 53 (25.00%) C#
4 50 (23.58%) Software Engineering
5 45 (21.23%) Microsoft
6 44 (20.75%) Windows
7 42 (19.81%) Java
8 41 (19.34%) .NET
8 41 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (17.45%) JavaScript
10 36 (16.98%) SQL
11 30 (14.15%) Linux
12 29 (13.68%) SQL Server
12 29 (13.68%) CSS
13 28 (13.21%) MS Excel
13 28 (13.21%) Subversion
14 26 (12.26%) Automotive
14 26 (12.26%) Mathematics
15 25 (11.79%) UNIX
16 24 (11.32%) Embedded C
17 23 (10.85%) Electronics
17 23 (10.85%) Finance
17 23 (10.85%) Computer Science
17 23 (10.85%) jQuery
18 20 (9.43%) .NET Framework
18 20 (9.43%) TCP/IP
19 19 (8.96%) UML
20 18 (8.49%) Oracle
20 18 (8.49%) VB

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (3.77%) IIS
2 7 (3.30%) Apache
2 7 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.89%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (1.42%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.42%) WorkSite
5 3 (1.42%) Drupal
5 3 (1.42%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.94%) Node.js
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 28 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.55%) MS Office
3 12 (5.66%) Simulink
4 6 (2.83%) MS Project
5 5 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.36%) GNU Octave
6 4 (1.89%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.47%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.60%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.77%) VPN
4 7 (3.30%) DNS
4 7 (3.30%) SAN
5 6 (2.83%) HTTP
5 6 (2.83%) Modbus
6 5 (2.36%) Internet
7 4 (1.89%) DSL
7 4 (1.89%) Broadband
7 4 (1.89%) VoIP
7 4 (1.89%) DHCP
7 4 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.89%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.42%) Profibus
8 3 (1.42%) 3G
9 2 (0.94%) Network Security
9 2 (0.94%) Wireless
10 1 (0.47%) IPsec
10 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.66%) MySQL
3 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.30%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.83%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.36%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.89%) RavenDB
10 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.42%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.42%) MS Access
10 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.42%) DTS
11 2 (0.94%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.94%) Redis
11 2 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (13.21%) Subversion
2 17 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.02%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.13%) CANoe
4 9 (4.25%) VectorCAST
4 9 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.36%) NUnit
5 5 (2.36%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.89%) ProC
6 4 (1.89%) JIRA
7 3 (1.42%) Selenium
7 3 (1.42%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.42%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.42%) PVCS
7 3 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.94%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.94%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (12.26%) Automotive
2 23 (10.85%) Electronics
2 23 (10.85%) Finance
3 11 (5.19%) Marketing
4 10 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.83%) Retail
6 4 (1.89%) Law
7 3 (1.42%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 2 (0.94%) Publishing
8 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (32.08%) Developer
2 41 (19.34%) Software Engineer
3 30 (14.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (12.74%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.49%) Analyst
6 17 (8.02%) Junior
7 16 (7.55%) Junior Developer
7 16 (7.55%) Junior C# Developer
8 15 (7.08%) .NET Developer
9 14 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (4.72%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 10 (4.72%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.25%) Programmer
11 9 (4.25%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) Junior .NET Developer
12 8 (3.77%) VB.NET Developer
12 8 (3.77%) C++ Developer
13 7 (3.30%) C Developer
13 7 (3.30%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 6 (2.83%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.00%) HTML
2 41 (19.34%) .NET
3 29 (13.68%) CSS
4 23 (10.85%) jQuery
5 20 (9.43%) .NET Framework
6 16 (7.55%) WinForms
7 13 (6.13%) WCF
8 12 (5.66%) Web Services
8 12 (5.66%) XML
9 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET
9 11 (5.19%) Ajax
10 10 (4.72%) HTML5
11 9 (4.25%) WPF
12 8 (3.77%) LINQ
12 8 (3.77%) ATL
12 8 (3.77%) DCOM
12 8 (3.77%) Entity Framework
12 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (3.30%) MFC
14 5 (2.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) Mathematics
2 23 (10.85%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.25%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (4.25%) Physics
4 9 (4.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (3.77%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.36%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.36%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.36%) Open Source
6 5 (2.36%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.89%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.89%) Social Media
7 4 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.89%) User Experience
8 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.42%) VHDL
9 2 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.75%) Windows
2 30 (14.15%) Linux
3 25 (11.79%) UNIX
4 9 (4.25%) Android
5 7 (3.30%) VxWorks
6 6 (2.83%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.36%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.42%) Nucleus RTOS
9 3 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.42%) Solaris
10 2 (0.94%) AIX
10 2 (0.94%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.47%) VMS
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.58%) Software Engineering
2 41 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.96%) UML
4 15 (7.08%) OOP
5 14 (6.60%) Configuration Management
6 13 (6.13%) OO
6 13 (6.13%) MVC
6 13 (6.13%) Validation
7 12 (5.66%) Embedded Software Development
8 11 (5.19%) Project Management
9 10 (4.72%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.72%) Software Testing
9 10 (4.72%) Test Scripting
10 9 (4.25%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.25%) OOD
10 9 (4.25%) People Management
11 8 (3.77%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.77%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.30%) Scrum
12 7 (3.30%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.92%) C++
2 53 (25.00%) C#
3 42 (19.81%) Java
4 37 (17.45%) JavaScript
5 36 (16.98%) SQL
6 24 (11.32%) Embedded C
7 18 (8.49%) VB
8 16 (7.55%) PHP
9 13 (6.13%) Embedded C++
9 13 (6.13%) Python
9 13 (6.13%) MATLAB
10 10 (4.72%) Assembly Language
10 10 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.72%) VBScript
11 9 (4.25%) VB.NET
11 9 (4.25%) Fortran
11 9 (4.25%) VB6
12 8 (3.77%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.83%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (27.36%) Degree
2 18 (8.49%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.30%) PhD
5 6 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.36%) CCNP
6 5 (2.36%) CCNA
6 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.36%) CISSP
7 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.42%) CSSLP
8 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.42%) CISM
8 3 (1.42%) ISEB
9 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.94%) HND
9 2 (0.94%) MCSE
9 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) QA
2 7 (3.30%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.36%) SLA
4 4 (1.89%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.89%) Firmware
3 4 (1.89%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.30%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.42%) Nessus
3 2 (0.94%) Nmap
4 1 (0.47%) Ionix
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (21.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.49%) Oracle
3 16 (7.55%) MKS
4 11 (5.19%) VMware
4 11 (5.19%) Citrix
5 10 (4.72%) Cisco
6 8 (3.77%) Fujitsu
7 6 (2.83%) SAP
7 6 (2.83%) EMC
8 5 (2.36%) HP
9 4 (1.89%) Apple
10 3 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.42%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.42%) Avaya
10 3 (1.42%) NetApp
10 3 (1.42%) Adobe
10 3 (1.42%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.42%) QNX
10 3 (1.42%) Perforce
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nuneaton
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £3000031000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: attractive salary + bens inc. bonus & car
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Shropshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago