Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > Midlands
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 85 146
Rank change year-on-year -34 +61 -25
Permanent jobs citing C 130 422 331
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.22% 3.47% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 7.06% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 100 318 304
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £24,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 2,869 5,979 7,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.08% 49.12% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,438 4,821 6,474
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,520 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for C in the Midlands

C
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in the Midlands.

Salary trend for C in the Midlands

C
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in the Midlands over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020. 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 -13 106 £47,500 +5.56% 40
East Midlands -33 24 £47,500 +26.67% 19
C
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 56 (43.08%) C++
2 51 (39.23%) Software Engineering
3 49 (37.69%) C#
4 40 (30.77%) Degree
5 36 (27.69%) Embedded C
6 32 (24.62%) Linux
7 27 (20.77%) Electronics
8 23 (17.69%) UML
8 23 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (16.15%) Java
10 20 (15.38%) Python
11 19 (14.62%) Unix
11 19 (14.62%) SQL
12 17 (13.08%) Automotive
13 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
13 16 (12.31%) Configuration Management
14 15 (11.54%) .NET
14 15 (11.54%) Windows
14 15 (11.54%) Mathematics
15 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
15 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
16 13 (10.00%) Validation
16 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
17 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (9.23%) SDLC
17 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET
18 11 (8.46%) Embedded Systems
19 10 (7.69%) Subversion
19 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared

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 6 (4.62%) Jupyter
2 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.77%) Apache
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Simulink
1 7 (5.38%) TargetLink
2 6 (4.62%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (1.54%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.77%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) AWS
2 7 (5.38%) Azure
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (4.62%) Serverless
4 2 (1.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) FlexRay
2 5 (3.85%) Wireless
3 2 (1.54%) DHCP
3 2 (1.54%) DNS
3 2 (1.54%) LAN
3 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) 3G
4 1 (0.77%) 802.11
4 1 (0.77%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.77%) DWDM
4 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.77%) Firewall
4 1 (0.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.77%) Network Security
4 1 (0.77%) SAN
4 1 (0.77%) SNMP
4 1 (0.77%) VPN
4 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.77%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) MySQL
2 6 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (4.62%) BigQuery
2 6 (4.62%) Redis
3 5 (3.85%) Big Data
3 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.54%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.77%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.77%) GIS
5 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.77%) Looker
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) Power BI
5 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.69%) Subversion
3 8 (6.15%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (5.38%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.62%) GitLab
6 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.31%) JIRA
8 1 (0.77%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.77%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (20.77%) Electronics
2 17 (13.08%) Automotive
3 8 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.15%) Retail
4 6 (4.62%) Finance
5 5 (3.85%) Advertising
5 5 (3.85%) Marketing
6 4 (3.08%) Local Government
7 3 (2.31%) Games
8 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.77%) Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Billing
8 1 (0.77%) Law
8 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 45 (34.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 44 (33.85%) Software Engineer
3 40 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 36 (27.69%) Developer
5 16 (12.31%) C# Developer
6 14 (10.77%) Senior Developer
7 13 (10.00%) C++ Developer
8 11 (8.46%) .NET Developer
8 11 (8.46%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 10 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (6.92%) C Developer
10 9 (6.92%) Data Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) C/C++ Developer
11 7 (5.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Design Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Embedded C Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) .NET
2 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.69%) REST
4 7 (5.38%) OpenCV
5 6 (4.62%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (4.62%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (4.62%) scikit-learn
6 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.54%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.54%) RESTful
6 2 (1.54%) Web Services
6 2 (1.54%) XML
7 1 (0.77%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.77%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.77%) CSS
7 1 (0.77%) HTML
7 1 (0.77%) jQuery
7 1 (0.77%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.46%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (6.15%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.15%) VHDL
4 4 (3.08%) e-Learning
4 4 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.31%) User Experience
6 2 (1.54%) Analogue Electronics
6 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.77%) Arduino
7 1 (0.77%) e-Health
7 1 (0.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.77%) FMCG
7 1 (0.77%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.62%) Linux
2 19 (14.62%) Unix
3 15 (11.54%) Windows
4 10 (7.69%) VxWorks
5 5 (3.85%) Nucleus RTOS
5 5 (3.85%) SafeRTOS
6 2 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.77%) Android
7 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.77%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.23%) Software Engineering
2 23 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (17.69%) UML
3 16 (12.31%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.54%) Mathematics
5 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
6 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.00%) Validation
7 12 (9.23%) SDLC
8 10 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.15%) Web Development
10 7 (5.38%) DevOps
10 7 (5.38%) OO
10 7 (5.38%) Requirements Gathering
10 7 (5.38%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.38%) SysML
10 7 (5.38%) Telematics
11 6 (4.62%) Control Theory
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.08%) C++
2 49 (37.69%) C#
3 36 (27.69%) Embedded C
4 21 (16.15%) Java
5 20 (15.38%) Python
6 19 (14.62%) SQL
7 9 (6.92%) PHP
8 6 (4.62%) Go
8 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.62%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.85%) R
10 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.77%) Lua
11 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.77%) Ruby
11 1 (0.77%) Scala
11 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (30.77%) Degree
2 13 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.38%) PhD
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) ISO 26262
1 9 (6.92%) MISRA
1 9 (6.92%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.54%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.77%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) PMO
3 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) Docker
2 8 (6.15%) Firmware
3 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.77%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) SELinux
2 2 (1.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.54%) SCOM
2 2 (1.54%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.77%) Nessus
3 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.77%) Nmap
3 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.62%) Intel
3 4 (3.08%) Arqiva
3 4 (3.08%) NetApp
3 4 (3.08%) Virgin Media
3 4 (3.08%) VMware
4 2 (1.54%) Cisco
4 2 (1.54%) Citrix
4 2 (1.54%) Dell
4 2 (1.54%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.54%) McAfee
4 2 (1.54%) SAP
4 2 (1.54%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.77%) Atmel
5 1 (0.77%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.77%) EMC
5 1 (0.77%) hybris
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle
5 1 (0.77%) Talend