The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 37 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing C 10 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.05% 8.57% 6.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 14.09% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 9
Average salary £38,750 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
C
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
179 149 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 72.47% 60.82% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 163 141 135
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

C
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Worcestershire region.

C Salary Trend in Worcestershire

C
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

C
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 2 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
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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
Redditch -4 8 £36,250 +51.04%
Worcester -11 1 £47,500 +93.87%
C
West Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 20 (74.07%) C++
2 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
3 11 (40.74%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.93%) Electronics
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 6 (22.22%) Embedded C
8 6 (22.22%) EMC
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
9 5 (18.52%) Military
9 5 (18.52%) VHDL
9 5 (18.52%) WinForms
9 5 (18.52%) CAD
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) XML
9 5 (18.52%) XSLT
9 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server

C
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.93%) Electronics
3 5 (18.52%) Military
3 5 (18.52%) Law
4 4 (14.81%) Automotive
5 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Design Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
8 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) XSLT
3 5 (18.52%) WinForms
3 5 (18.52%) Ajax
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
3 5 (18.52%) WCF
3 5 (18.52%) WPF
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) VHDL
1 5 (18.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
4 1 (3.70%) VSAM
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Scrum
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) CAD
4 5 (18.52%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (7.41%) Signal Processing
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C++
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (14.81%) Assembly Language
7 3 (11.11%) VC++
8 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9000
1 3 (11.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) EMC
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Fujitsu
4 3 (11.11%) MKS
5 1 (3.70%) SolidWorks