Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 125 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 +14
Permanent jobs citing C 275 79 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.57% 1.92% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.78% 3.55% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 160 59 260
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £37,188 £39,375 £32,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
75th Percentile £65,250 £61,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,510 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.75% +13.02% -

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 4,758 2,223 5,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.40% 54.14% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,629 1,853 4,691
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +3.96%

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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 +7 189 £50,000 +8.11% 70
East Midlands -19 87 £50,000 - 74
C
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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.

1 141 (51.27%) C++
2 137 (49.82%) Social Skills
3 118 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (37.82%) Degree
5 71 (25.82%) Problem-Solving
6 66 (24.00%) Computer Science
7 63 (22.91%) SQL
7 63 (22.91%) Linux
8 61 (22.18%) Algorithms
9 57 (20.73%) Software Engineering
10 54 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 53 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (18.55%) Data Structures
13 50 (18.18%) OO
13 50 (18.18%) Python
14 48 (17.45%) UML
14 48 (17.45%) C#
14 48 (17.45%) Unit Testing
14 48 (17.45%) Self-Motivation
15 47 (17.09%) TDD
16 46 (16.73%) Games
16 46 (16.73%) Multithreading
17 45 (16.36%) Validation
18 43 (15.64%) Middleware
18 43 (15.64%) Configuration Management
19 41 (14.91%) Azure
20 40 (14.55%) Java
21 39 (14.18%) Finance
22 38 (13.82%) Mathematics
23 35 (12.73%) Embedded C

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 7 (2.55%) OpenROAD
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.82%) Apache
2 5 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.09%) SAS
4 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.73%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.36%) Shopify
3 1 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.91%) Azure
2 20 (7.27%) SaaS
3 12 (4.36%) GCP
4 11 (4.00%) AWS
4 11 (4.00%) IaaS
5 9 (3.27%) PaaS
6 8 (2.91%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.55%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.55%) AWS CodeCommit
7 7 (2.55%) AWS CodePipeline
7 7 (2.55%) Azure Pipelines
7 7 (2.55%) GitHub
8 6 (2.18%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.73%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.36%) Fivetran
11 1 (0.36%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.36%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 22 (8.00%) Broadband
3 12 (4.36%) Firewall
4 8 (2.91%) LAN
4 8 (2.91%) WAN
5 7 (2.55%) IPv4
5 7 (2.55%) VoIP
6 5 (1.82%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.45%) DNS
7 4 (1.45%) ZigBee
8 3 (1.09%) DHCP
8 3 (1.09%) MPLS
8 3 (1.09%) RS-232
8 3 (1.09%) RS-485
9 2 (0.73%) Modbus
9 2 (0.73%) SAN
9 2 (0.73%) SSH
10 1 (0.36%) IPsec
10 1 (0.36%) VLAN
10 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.73%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.91%) MySQL
5 7 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.55%) Ingres
5 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.82%) BigQuery
7 5 (1.82%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.73%) DB2
9 2 (0.73%) Metadata
9 2 (0.73%) Power BI
9 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.36%) Looker
10 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (10.55%) Git (software)
1 29 (10.55%) Subversion
2 12 (4.36%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.00%) GitLab
3 11 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.27%) JIRA
5 7 (2.55%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.18%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (2.18%) ProC
7 4 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.09%) Liquibase
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.09%) Polyspace
8 3 (1.09%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.09%) VectorCAST
9 2 (0.73%) GCC
9 2 (0.73%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
General
1 137 (49.82%) Social Skills
2 53 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (16.73%) Games
4 39 (14.18%) Finance
5 26 (9.45%) Telecoms
6 20 (7.27%) Electronics
7 17 (6.18%) Retail
8 14 (5.09%) Marketing
9 12 (4.36%) Public Sector
10 9 (3.27%) Automotive
11 8 (2.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 8 (2.91%) Manufacturing
12 6 (2.18%) Banking
12 6 (2.18%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (2.18%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
15 3 (1.09%) Back Office
16 2 (0.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (17.82%) Software Engineer
2 48 (17.45%) Embedded Engineer
3 43 (15.64%) Programmer
4 41 (14.91%) Developer
5 36 (13.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 27 (9.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 24 (8.73%) Embedded C Engineer
7 24 (8.73%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 24 (8.73%) Lead Programmer
8 23 (8.36%) C Software Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 21 (7.64%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.64%) Middleware
2 23 (8.36%) .NET
3 9 (3.27%) AngularJS
3 9 (3.27%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.27%) Node.js
4 7 (2.55%) .NET Core
4 7 (2.55%) Django
4 7 (2.55%) Entity Framework
4 7 (2.55%) Express
4 7 (2.55%) MEAN Stack
4 7 (2.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (2.55%) WCF
4 7 (2.55%) WPF
5 6 (2.18%) Direct3D
5 6 (2.18%) HTML
5 6 (2.18%) Vulkan
6 5 (1.82%) J2EE
6 5 (1.82%) Kafka
6 5 (1.82%) React
6 5 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.18%) Algorithms
2 51 (18.55%) Data Structures
3 48 (17.45%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.73%) Animation
6 11 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.91%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.55%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (2.55%) NHS
9 6 (2.18%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (2.18%) CUDA
9 6 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.82%) HP Superdome
10 5 (1.82%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.45%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.91%) Linux
2 25 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 24 (8.73%) Unix
4 21 (7.64%) Windows
5 7 (2.55%) Android
6 5 (1.82%) AIX
6 5 (1.82%) HPUX
6 5 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.09%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (1.09%) SafeRTOS
7 3 (1.09%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.82%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 57 (20.73%) Software Engineering
5 50 (18.18%) OO
6 48 (17.45%) UML
6 48 (17.45%) Unit Testing
7 47 (17.09%) TDD
8 46 (16.73%) Multithreading
9 45 (16.36%) Validation
10 43 (15.64%) Configuration Management
11 38 (13.82%) Mathematics
12 32 (11.64%) Line Management
13 31 (11.27%) DevOps
14 25 (9.09%) Software Architecture
15 24 (8.73%) Project Management
15 24 (8.73%) Waterfall
16 23 (8.36%) Scrum
17 22 (8.00%) Mentoring
18 17 (6.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (51.27%) C++
2 63 (22.91%) SQL
3 50 (18.18%) Python
4 48 (17.45%) C#
5 40 (14.55%) Java
6 35 (12.73%) Embedded C
7 28 (10.18%) JavaScript
8 26 (9.45%) Embedded C++
9 20 (7.27%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.73%) Perl
11 11 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.00%) R
12 10 (3.64%) PHP
12 10 (3.64%) TypeScript
13 9 (3.27%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.91%) Ruby
15 7 (2.55%) Ingres ABF
15 7 (2.55%) VB
15 7 (2.55%) VB.NET
16 6 (2.18%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 104 (37.82%) Degree
2 54 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.27%) Master's Degree
4 9 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.55%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.73%) CISSP
6 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.64%) MISRA
2 5 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.82%) ISO 26262
3 4 (1.45%) PMO
3 4 (1.45%) QA
4 3 (1.09%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.09%) IEC 62304
4 3 (1.09%) JTAG
4 3 (1.09%) SLA
5 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.73%) NIST
6 1 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.36%) GRC
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (11.64%) Firmware
2 7 (2.55%) Docker
2 7 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) iptables
5 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (6.55%) Ansible
2 17 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (6.18%) Puppet
2 17 (6.18%) Terraform
3 9 (3.27%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.91%) SCCM
4 8 (2.91%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.73%) Nessus
7 1 (0.36%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (0.36%) Cacti
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) SELinux
Vendors
1 32 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.09%) EMC
3 20 (7.27%) Oracle
4 12 (4.36%) Cisco
4 12 (4.36%) SAP
5 11 (4.00%) VMware
6 7 (2.55%) Actian
6 7 (2.55%) Alibaba
6 7 (2.55%) IBM
6 7 (2.55%) NEC
6 7 (2.55%) Northgate
6 7 (2.55%) Telerik
6 7 (2.55%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.18%) Google
7 6 (2.18%) NetApp
7 6 (2.18%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.82%) HP
8 5 (1.82%) Sybase
9 3 (1.09%) Dell
9 3 (1.09%) QNX