Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 138 98
Rank change year-on-year +47 -40 +16
Permanent jobs citing C 391 319 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.32% 2.27% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.73% 4.59% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 309 271 449
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
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 5,806 6,952 8,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.35% 49.52% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,827 5,873 6,965
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +41 244 £47,500 -3.55% 109
East Midlands +50 147 £37,500 -5.06% 46
C
England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 210 (53.71%) C++
2 152 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (36.83%) Software Engineering
4 116 (29.67%) Firmware
5 110 (28.13%) Scrum
5 110 (28.13%) Degree
6 100 (25.58%) C#
7 68 (17.39%) SQL
8 67 (17.14%) Embedded C
9 63 (16.11%) Linux
10 62 (15.86%) Electronics
11 56 (14.32%) .NET
12 55 (14.07%) Java
13 53 (13.55%) Python
13 53 (13.55%) Microsoft
14 52 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (11.51%) Computer Science
16 44 (11.25%) Algorithms
17 38 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (9.72%) ASP.NET
18 37 (9.46%) Mathematics
19 36 (9.21%) JavaScript
19 36 (9.21%) Configuration Management
19 36 (9.21%) MVC
20 32 (8.18%) Selenium
21 31 (7.93%) Unit Testing
21 31 (7.93%) Web Development
21 31 (7.93%) OO
22 30 (7.67%) SQL Server
22 30 (7.67%) AWS

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 11 (2.81%) SAS
2 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Simulink
2 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.05%) Stateflow
4 7 (1.79%) TargetLink
5 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) InDesign
6 1 (0.26%) InVision
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.26%) Sketch
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.67%) AWS
2 17 (4.35%) Serverless
3 16 (4.09%) AWS IoT
4 15 (3.84%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (3.84%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (3.58%) Azure
6 8 (2.05%) SaaS
7 5 (1.28%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.02%) GCP
9 3 (0.77%) GitHub
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.39%) TCP/IP
2 24 (6.14%) RS-485
3 16 (4.09%) Broadband
3 16 (4.09%) Modbus
3 16 (4.09%) MQTT
3 16 (4.09%) SSH
4 15 (3.84%) FTP
4 15 (3.84%) HTTP
4 15 (3.84%) SMTP
5 14 (3.58%) Ethernet
6 9 (2.30%) LAN
7 8 (2.05%) DSL
8 7 (1.79%) RS-232
8 7 (1.79%) Wireless
9 6 (1.53%) VLAN
9 6 (1.53%) WAN
9 6 (1.53%) xDSL
10 5 (1.28%) SNMP
10 5 (1.28%) TETRA
11 4 (1.02%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (5.12%) MySQL
4 17 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.09%) Amazon Aurora
5 16 (4.09%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (3.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 13 (3.32%) SQLite
8 5 (1.28%) Power BI
9 4 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.26%) DataStage
12 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (8.18%) Selenium
2 29 (7.42%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.42%) Visual Studio
3 28 (7.16%) Rational DOORS
4 26 (6.65%) JIRA
5 21 (5.37%) CppUnit
6 14 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.32%) Protractor
8 12 (3.07%) Maven
9 11 (2.81%) Subversion
10 9 (2.30%) CANoe
10 9 (2.30%) Robot Framework
11 6 (1.53%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (1.28%) CocoaPods
12 5 (1.28%) Xcode
13 4 (1.02%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.02%) GCC
14 3 (0.77%) LabVIEW
15 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 62 (15.86%) Electronics
2 28 (7.16%) Aerospace
3 27 (6.91%) Automotive
4 24 (6.14%) Finance
5 23 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.09%) Retail
7 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.79%) Military
8 6 (1.53%) Banking
9 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.28%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.77%) Law
10 3 (0.77%) Marketing
11 2 (0.51%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 144 (36.83%) Embedded Engineer
2 124 (31.71%) Software Engineer
3 86 (21.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 65 (16.62%) Developer
5 33 (8.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 22 (5.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 20 (5.12%) Tester
8 19 (4.86%) Junior
9 18 (4.60%) Electronics Engineer
10 17 (4.35%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.09%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.84%) Analyst
12 15 (3.84%) Senior Electronics Engineer
12 15 (3.84%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (3.32%) Consultant
14 13 (3.32%) Firmware Engineer
15 12 (3.07%) Junior Software Engineer
16 11 (2.81%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
16 11 (2.81%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.32%) .NET
2 38 (9.72%) ASP.NET
3 24 (6.14%) Ajax
3 24 (6.14%) Spring
4 20 (5.12%) AngularJS
4 20 (5.12%) Node.js
5 17 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 16 (4.09%) HTML
7 15 (3.84%) XML
7 15 (3.84%) XMPP
8 12 (3.07%) WPF
9 10 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.30%) .NET Core
10 9 (2.30%) CSS
11 8 (2.05%) React
12 7 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.79%) RESTful
12 7 (1.79%) Web Services
13 6 (1.53%) Apache Flex
13 6 (1.53%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.25%) Algorithms
2 38 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.14%) VHDL
4 18 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (3.84%) CAN bus
5 15 (3.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 15 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.84%) Smart Home
6 12 (3.07%) Device Driver
7 11 (2.81%) User Experience
8 7 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.28%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.28%) Cyberattack
9 5 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.02%) ASIC
10 4 (1.02%) CPLD
10 4 (1.02%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.77%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.11%) Linux
2 28 (7.16%) Unix
3 19 (4.86%) Windows
4 16 (4.09%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.09%) FreeRTOS
5 11 (2.81%) Android
6 8 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (36.83%) Software Engineering
3 110 (28.13%) Scrum
4 52 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (11.51%) Computer Science
6 37 (9.46%) Mathematics
7 36 (9.21%) Configuration Management
7 36 (9.21%) MVC
8 31 (7.93%) OO
8 31 (7.93%) Unit Testing
8 31 (7.93%) Web Development
9 28 (7.16%) Mentoring
9 28 (7.16%) Validation
10 27 (6.91%) DevOps
11 26 (6.65%) UML
12 24 (6.14%) Change Management
12 24 (6.14%) Test Automation
13 21 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (5.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 210 (53.71%) C++
2 100 (25.58%) C#
3 68 (17.39%) SQL
4 67 (17.14%) Embedded C
5 55 (14.07%) Java
6 53 (13.55%) Python
7 36 (9.21%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.58%) Perl
8 14 (3.58%) R
9 13 (3.32%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.07%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.81%) PHP
12 9 (2.30%) Scala
13 6 (1.53%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.53%) Assembly Language
14 5 (1.28%) Embedded C++
14 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.77%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.77%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (28.13%) Degree
2 28 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.05%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.28%) PhD
7 4 (1.02%) GNVQ
8 3 (0.77%) CCNA
8 3 (0.77%) CCNP
8 3 (0.77%) CIPD
9 2 (0.51%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCDE
10 1 (0.26%) CCDP
10 1 (0.26%) CCIE
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.26%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.26%) PMP
10 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.09%) QA
2 14 (3.58%) GDPR
2 14 (3.58%) MISRA
3 8 (2.05%) MISRA C
4 6 (1.53%) ISO 26262
5 5 (1.28%) Basel II
5 5 (1.28%) IFRS
5 5 (1.28%) IFRS 9
5 5 (1.28%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.02%) IEC 62304
6 4 (1.02%) JTAG
6 4 (1.02%) SLA
7 2 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.26%) HAZOP
8 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 116 (29.67%) Firmware
2 16 (4.09%) Docker
3 8 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (4.09%) SELinux
2 8 (2.05%) SCCM
3 6 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.77%) SCOM
5 2 (0.51%) Ansible
5 2 (0.51%) Mesos
5 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.51%) Puppet
5 2 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.81%) MathWorks
3 8 (2.05%) Cisco
3 8 (2.05%) VMware
3 8 (2.05%) Xilinx
4 7 (1.79%) MKS
5 6 (1.53%) Citrix
6 4 (1.02%) Altera
6 4 (1.02%) Google
6 4 (1.02%) Mentor Graphics
6 4 (1.02%) SolarWinds
7 3 (0.77%) Nokia
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle
7 3 (0.77%) SAP
8 2 (0.51%) CA
8 2 (0.51%) Renesas
8 2 (0.51%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.51%) Tableau
8 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.26%) Huawei