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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 100 87 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Permanent jobs citing C 119 127 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.33% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 4.96% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 108 111 136
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2673 2562 2545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.02% 46.95% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2290 2243
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 29 August 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 -11 34 £42,500 -10.52% 9
Staffordshire +15 30 £35,000 +9.37% 6
Warwickshire +18 21 £55,000 +89.65% 1
Coventry -11 13 £37,500 +2.73% 3
Worcestershire -13 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Herefordshire -4 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Solihull -5 1 £28,500 +67.64% 1
Shropshire -7 1 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Walsall - 1 £19,000 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 126 (51.01%) C++
2 84 (34.01%) Degree
3 80 (32.39%) Software Engineering
4 69 (27.94%) C#
5 64 (25.91%) SQL
6 61 (24.70%) Microsoft
7 59 (23.89%) Oracle
8 58 (23.48%) UNIX
9 54 (21.86%) Java
9 54 (21.86%) Electronics
10 52 (21.05%) Finance
11 48 (19.43%) .NET
12 41 (16.60%) MS Excel
13 40 (16.19%) Windows
13 40 (16.19%) Computer Science
14 39 (15.79%) Linux
15 33 (13.36%) SQL Server
16 29 (11.74%) Mathematics
17 28 (11.34%) PL/SQL
17 28 (11.34%) Embedded C
18 25 (10.12%) Scrum
19 20 (8.10%) Retail
19 20 (8.10%) Web Services
20 19 (7.69%) Shell Script
20 19 (7.69%) Manufacturing
20 19 (7.69%) Validation
20 19 (7.69%) Automotive
20 19 (7.69%) Banking
21 18 (7.29%) HTML
22 17 (6.88%) Embedded Systems

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (4.05%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.43%) Apache
2 6 (2.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.21%) IIS
4 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) FileNet
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 41 (16.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.05%) TargetLink
3 8 (3.24%) Simulink
3 8 (3.24%) Stateflow
3 8 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.21%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.40%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.64%) Agresso
2 6 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.40%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.05%) Ethernet
2 6 (2.43%) LAN
2 6 (2.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.43%) Internet
3 5 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.02%) SAN
3 5 (2.02%) Bluetooth
3 5 (2.02%) Broadband
4 3 (1.21%) WAN
4 3 (1.21%) Intranet
4 3 (1.21%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (1.21%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.81%) DNS
5 2 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.81%) Firewall
5 2 (0.81%) DHCP
5 2 (0.81%) HTTP
5 2 (0.81%) PBX
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.88%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.26%) QlikView
4 10 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.83%) MS Access
6 7 (2.83%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.02%) MySQL
8 4 (1.62%) Informix
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.07%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.05%) ProC
3 8 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.24%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.43%) Subversion
6 5 (2.02%) PVCS
6 5 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.21%) VectorCAST
7 3 (1.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.40%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.40%) LSMW
General
1 54 (21.86%) Electronics
2 52 (21.05%) Finance
3 20 (8.10%) Retail
4 19 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 19 (7.69%) Banking
4 19 (7.69%) Automotive
5 11 (4.45%) Military
6 9 (3.64%) Law
7 8 (3.24%) Advertising
8 7 (2.83%) Games
8 7 (2.83%) French Language
9 6 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.21%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.81%) Marketing
11 2 (0.81%) Billing
11 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (25.91%) Software Engineer
1 64 (25.91%) Developer
2 39 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 31 (12.55%) Analyst
4 25 (10.12%) Applications Support
5 24 (9.72%) Team Leader
6 19 (7.69%) Programmer
7 14 (5.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (4.86%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.86%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.86%) Graduate
9 11 (4.45%) Design Engineer
9 11 (4.45%) Support Team Leader
9 11 (4.45%) Electronics Engineer
9 11 (4.45%) C Developer
9 11 (4.45%) Firmware Engineer
10 10 (4.05%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 10 (4.05%) C++ Developer
10 10 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (4.05%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.43%) .NET
2 20 (8.10%) Web Services
3 18 (7.29%) HTML
4 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.07%) .NET Framework
5 13 (5.26%) XML
6 12 (4.86%) MFC
6 12 (4.86%) jQuery
7 11 (4.45%) Ajax
8 10 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (3.64%) WCF
9 9 (3.64%) WPF
9 9 (3.64%) CSS
9 9 (3.64%) XSLT
9 9 (3.64%) WinForms
10 7 (2.83%) J2EE
11 6 (2.43%) OpenMP
11 6 (2.43%) OpenCL
12 5 (2.02%) Java EE
12 5 (2.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.19%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.74%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.88%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (6.07%) Firmware
4 15 (6.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (5.26%) VHDL
6 5 (2.02%) AS400
6 5 (2.02%) CCTV
6 5 (2.02%) iSeries
7 4 (1.62%) Physics
7 4 (1.62%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.62%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.21%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.81%) Blog
9 2 (0.81%) CUDA
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
10 1 (0.40%) Arduino
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.48%) UNIX
2 40 (16.19%) Windows
3 39 (15.79%) Linux
4 12 (4.86%) Solaris
5 7 (2.83%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.02%) AIX
7 2 (0.81%) CentOS
7 2 (0.81%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (32.39%) Software Engineering
2 25 (10.12%) Scrum
3 19 (7.69%) Validation
4 14 (5.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 12 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (4.45%) MVC
6 11 (4.45%) Web Development
7 10 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.64%) CAD
8 9 (3.64%) Digital Forensics
9 8 (3.24%) System Testing
9 8 (3.24%) Requirements Management
9 8 (3.24%) UML
9 8 (3.24%) CRM
9 8 (3.24%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.24%) Yourdon
9 8 (3.24%) TDD
10 7 (2.83%) OO
10 7 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.83%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 126 (51.01%) C++
2 69 (27.94%) C#
3 64 (25.91%) SQL
4 54 (21.86%) Java
5 28 (11.34%) PL/SQL
5 28 (11.34%) Embedded C
6 19 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 16 (6.48%) Assembly Language
8 13 (5.26%) Embedded C++
9 12 (4.86%) Python
10 11 (4.45%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.45%) PHP
10 11 (4.45%) JavaScript
11 10 (4.05%) VB
12 8 (3.24%) VC++
13 7 (2.83%) Fortran
14 5 (2.02%) Delphi
14 5 (2.02%) RPG
14 5 (2.02%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.02%) Korn
Qualifications
1 84 (34.01%) Degree
2 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.02%) PhD
5 4 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.21%) CCDA
7 2 (0.81%) MCSE
7 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) ACSA
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) CCNA
8 1 (0.40%) MCP
8 1 (0.40%) HNC
8 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.83%) ISO 9000
1 7 (2.83%) TickIT
2 4 (1.62%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.21%) 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 (0.40%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 61 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 59 (23.89%) Oracle
3 13 (5.26%) JBoss
4 11 (4.45%) EMC
4 11 (4.45%) MKS
5 8 (3.24%) MathWorks
6 6 (2.43%) HP
6 6 (2.43%) Perforce
7 5 (2.02%) NetApp
8 4 (1.62%) IBM
9 3 (1.21%) Cisco
9 3 (1.21%) Netezza
9 3 (1.21%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.21%) VMware
9 3 (1.21%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.21%) CommVault
10 2 (0.81%) Freescale
10 2 (0.81%) Clearswift
10 2 (0.81%) Citrix
11 1 (0.40%) BT
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Worlds largest company
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum and benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + holidays, company car, bonus scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + career growth, benefits, gym membership
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits, car, pension
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,995 pa
Posted: 14 days ago