Period
to 22 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 112 121
Rank change year-on-year +33 +9 -21
Permanent jobs citing C 444 409 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.63% 2.69% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.65% 5.02% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 286 353 350
Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £29,300 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £52,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,802 8,153 8,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.46% 53.58% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,507 6,897 6,858
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C in the Midlands

C
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for C in the Midlands

C
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Salary histogram for C in the Midlands

C
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +13 288 £40,000 -11.11% 55
East Midlands +75 156 £41,000 -8.89% 32
C
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for C.

1 287 (64.64%) Software Engineering
2 217 (48.87%) Degree
3 211 (47.52%) C++
4 173 (38.96%) C#
5 158 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (31.53%) Firmware
7 118 (26.58%) Microsoft
8 115 (25.90%) Linux
9 110 (24.77%) Automotive
9 110 (24.77%) Cybersecurity
10 103 (23.20%) Visual Studio
11 102 (22.97%) Java
12 97 (21.85%) Problem-Solving
13 93 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
14 92 (20.72%) RS-485
15 91 (20.50%) TCP/IP
16 88 (19.82%) FreeRTOS
17 84 (18.92%) Mathematics
18 83 (18.69%) Modbus
18 83 (18.69%) CAN bus
19 82 (18.47%) Embedded Systems
20 81 (18.24%) Unit Testing
21 78 (17.57%) Manufacturing
22 76 (17.12%) Time Management
23 72 (16.22%) SQL
24 71 (15.99%) Robot Framework
25 70 (15.77%) Spring
26 69 (15.54%) Android
27 66 (14.86%) Apple iOS
27 66 (14.86%) Maven

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.15%) Apache
2 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.68%) SAS
2 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.60%) Simulink
3 14 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.03%) Stateflow
5 5 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.13%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (0.68%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.45%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.53%) GitHub
2 27 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.08%) SaaS
3 24 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.68%) Yammer
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 92 (20.72%) RS-485
2 91 (20.50%) TCP/IP
3 83 (18.69%) Modbus
4 60 (13.51%) Internet
5 19 (4.28%) Ethernet
6 11 (2.48%) Wireless
7 8 (1.80%) RS-232
7 8 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.35%) GSM
8 6 (1.35%) LAN
8 6 (1.35%) TETRA
8 6 (1.35%) ZigBee
9 5 (1.13%) FlexRay
9 5 (1.13%) HTTP
10 4 (0.90%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.90%) MQTT
11 3 (0.68%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.68%) SAN
11 3 (0.68%) SNMP
11 3 (0.68%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.04%) Big Data
2 37 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.73%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (2.48%) MySQL
6 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.45%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.45%) Power BI
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.23%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 103 (23.20%) Visual Studio
2 71 (15.99%) Robot Framework
3 66 (14.86%) Maven
4 27 (6.08%) Rational DOORS
5 18 (4.05%) Subversion
6 15 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.93%) CppUnit
7 13 (2.93%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.58%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.35%) CodeWarrior
10 5 (1.13%) JIRA
10 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.45%) Ant
12 2 (0.45%) GNU Toolchain
12 2 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.45%) Selenium
12 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.45%) VectorCAST
12 2 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 110 (24.77%) Automotive
2 78 (17.57%) Manufacturing
3 59 (13.29%) Telecoms
4 54 (12.16%) Retail
5 44 (9.91%) Marketing
6 36 (8.11%) Electronics
7 30 (6.76%) Finance
8 10 (2.25%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.90%) German Language
9 4 (0.90%) Military
10 3 (0.68%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Avionics
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 185 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 129 (29.05%) Embedded Engineer
3 108 (24.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 70 (15.77%) Developer
5 43 (9.68%) Lead Software Engineer
6 40 (9.01%) Software Developer
7 29 (6.53%) Senior Software Engineer
8 25 (5.63%) Analyst
9 18 (4.05%) C# Developer
10 15 (3.38%) Software Test Engineer
10 15 (3.38%) Test Engineer
11 14 (3.15%) Graduate
12 13 (2.93%) .NET Developer
12 13 (2.93%) Data Analyst
12 13 (2.93%) Graduate Developer
12 13 (2.93%) Graduate Software Developer
12 13 (2.93%) Junior
12 13 (2.93%) Solutions Analyst
12 13 (2.93%) UI Engineer
12 13 (2.93%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (15.77%) Spring
2 53 (11.94%) .NET
3 52 (11.71%) HTML
4 37 (8.33%) HTML5
5 34 (7.66%) COM
6 30 (6.76%) ASP.NET
7 29 (6.53%) CSS
8 28 (6.31%) AngularJS
8 28 (6.31%) WPF
9 25 (5.63%) Ajax
9 25 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (4.73%) Web Services
12 17 (3.83%) JSON
12 17 (3.83%) RESTful
13 7 (1.58%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.35%) OpenCV
14 6 (1.35%) OpenEmbedded
14 6 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 93 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (18.69%) CAN bus
3 82 (18.47%) Embedded Systems
4 61 (13.74%) Device Driver
5 51 (11.49%) Internet of Things
6 45 (10.14%) Algorithms
7 28 (6.31%) VHDL
8 15 (3.38%) User Experience
9 11 (2.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (2.25%) Cyberattack
11 9 (2.03%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.35%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.35%) e-Learning
14 5 (1.13%) ASIC
14 5 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.13%) Verilog
15 4 (0.90%) CPLD
15 4 (0.90%) SCADA
16 3 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 115 (25.90%) Linux
2 88 (19.82%) FreeRTOS
3 69 (15.54%) Android
4 66 (14.86%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.18%) Unix
6 20 (4.50%) Windows
7 12 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.35%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.68%) SafeRTOS
9 3 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (64.64%) Software Engineering
2 158 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (24.77%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (21.85%) Problem-Solving
5 84 (18.92%) Mathematics
6 81 (18.24%) Unit Testing
7 76 (17.12%) Time Management
8 63 (14.19%) Project Management
9 60 (13.51%) Analytics
9 60 (13.51%) Scrum
10 59 (13.29%) Data Analysis
11 57 (12.84%) Visualisation
12 54 (12.16%) Artificial Intelligence
13 52 (11.71%) Technical Leadership
14 51 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (11.26%) Data Visualisation
15 50 (11.26%) Line Management
16 49 (11.04%) Data Analytics
17 42 (9.46%) OO
17 42 (9.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 211 (47.52%) C++
2 173 (38.96%) C#
3 102 (22.97%) Java
4 72 (16.22%) SQL
5 65 (14.64%) Embedded C
6 56 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 30 (6.76%) Python
8 18 (4.05%) MATLAB
9 12 (2.70%) R
10 11 (2.48%) Embedded C++
11 10 (2.25%) Assembly Language
11 10 (2.25%) VB
12 8 (1.80%) PHP
13 7 (1.58%) VBScript
14 5 (1.13%) Perl
14 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.68%) Go
17 2 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 217 (48.87%) Degree
2 30 (6.76%) SC Cleared
2 30 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.25%) PhD
4 6 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.13%) HNC
6 4 (0.90%) CCNA
6 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.68%) CIPD
8 2 (0.45%) CEH
8 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.45%) ISEB
8 2 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.23%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.70%) MISRA
2 6 (1.35%) SLA
3 5 (1.13%) IEC 62304
3 5 (1.13%) ISO 26262
3 5 (1.13%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.90%) GDPR
4 4 (0.90%) QA
5 3 (0.68%) HAZOP
5 3 (0.68%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.68%) PMO
6 2 (0.45%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.45%) DO-254
6 2 (0.45%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 140 (31.53%) Firmware
2 6 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.68%) Docker
3 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.45%) etcd
4 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (4.28%) SELinux
2 4 (0.90%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.68%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) Consul
4 2 (0.45%) Control-M
4 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.45%) SCOM
4 2 (0.45%) Terraform
4 2 (0.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 118 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.70%) Oracle
3 6 (1.35%) HP
3 6 (1.35%) Virgin Media
4 5 (1.13%) Cisco
4 5 (1.13%) MathWorks
4 5 (1.13%) SAP
4 5 (1.13%) VMware
4 5 (1.13%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.90%) MKS
6 3 (0.68%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.68%) Mentor Graphics
6 3 (0.68%) Software AG
7 2 (0.45%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.45%) Dell
7 2 (0.45%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.45%) McAfee
7 2 (0.45%) NetApp
7 2 (0.45%) Nokia
7 2 (0.45%) Renesas