Period
to 13 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 88 118
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 -5
Permanent jobs citing C 388 539 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.07% 3.50% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.54% 6.52% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 285 485 362
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +7.38%
10th Percentile £21,750 £27,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 5,934 8,267 8,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.91% 53.74% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4,793 7,108 7,087
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,947 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 13 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -24 251 £45,000 +5.88% 112
East Midlands +10 136 £45,000 +10.09% 63
C
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 208 (53.61%) Software Engineering
2 177 (45.62%) Degree
3 162 (41.75%) C++
4 119 (30.67%) C#
5 107 (27.58%) Firmware
6 102 (26.29%) Embedded Systems
7 99 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (23.20%) Linux
9 88 (22.68%) Microsoft
10 82 (21.13%) Automotive
11 78 (20.10%) Manufacturing
12 75 (19.33%) Cybersecurity
13 70 (18.04%) Java
14 68 (17.53%) Time Management
15 67 (17.27%) RS-485
16 65 (16.75%) Device Driver
17 63 (16.24%) Unit Testing
17 63 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (15.21%) Embedded C
19 57 (14.69%) TCP/IP
20 56 (14.43%) SQL
20 56 (14.43%) Visual Studio
21 49 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (12.37%) Mathematics
22 48 (12.37%) FreeRTOS
23 47 (12.11%) Modbus
23 47 (12.11%) CAN bus
23 47 (12.11%) GitHub
24 46 (11.86%) Android
24 46 (11.86%) 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 10 (2.58%) Apache
2 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.84%) Simulink
4 6 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.55%) Stateflow
5 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.52%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.77%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.11%) GitHub
2 19 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.35%) SaaS
5 3 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.77%) Yammer
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.27%) RS-485
2 57 (14.69%) TCP/IP
3 47 (12.11%) Modbus
4 42 (10.82%) Internet
5 21 (5.41%) Ethernet
6 14 (3.61%) Wireless
7 9 (2.32%) RS-232
8 8 (2.06%) SNMP
9 7 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.55%) GSM
10 6 (1.55%) LAN
10 6 (1.55%) TETRA
10 6 (1.55%) ZigBee
11 4 (1.03%) DNS
12 3 (0.77%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.77%) Broadband
12 3 (0.77%) FlexRay
12 3 (0.77%) Skype
13 2 (0.52%) DHCP
13 2 (0.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.70%) Big Data
2 24 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.84%) MySQL
4 9 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.52%) Power BI
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.26%) DB2
8 1 (0.26%) GIS
8 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.26%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.26%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (14.43%) Visual Studio
2 46 (11.86%) Maven
3 43 (11.08%) Robot Framework
4 40 (10.31%) Subversion
5 15 (3.87%) CppUnit
6 12 (3.09%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.84%) Git (software)
8 10 (2.58%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.55%) CodeWarrior
9 6 (1.55%) JIRA
9 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.52%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.52%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.52%) StarTeam
12 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.52%) VectorCAST
General
1 82 (21.13%) Automotive
2 78 (20.10%) Manufacturing
3 40 (10.31%) Telecoms
4 37 (9.54%) Finance
5 36 (9.28%) Marketing
6 35 (9.02%) Retail
7 31 (7.99%) Electronics
8 6 (1.55%) Advertising
8 6 (1.55%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.03%) German Language
10 3 (0.77%) Avionics
11 2 (0.52%) Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) Military
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (30.15%) Software Engineer
2 91 (23.45%) Embedded Engineer
3 69 (17.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 39 (10.05%) Developer
5 35 (9.02%) Lead Software Engineer
6 29 (7.47%) Analyst
7 24 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
8 19 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (4.38%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 16 (4.12%) Software Test Engineer
10 16 (4.12%) Test Engineer
11 15 (3.87%) Consultant
12 14 (3.61%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.61%) Team Leader
13 12 (3.09%) Data Analyst
14 10 (2.58%) C# Developer
14 10 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.58%) VHDL Engineer
15 9 (2.32%) UI Engineer
15 9 (2.32%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.82%) Spring
2 36 (9.28%) .NET
3 28 (7.22%) HTML
4 20 (5.15%) COM
5 19 (4.90%) OpenCV
6 17 (4.38%) CSS
6 17 (4.38%) HTML5
7 14 (3.61%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.35%) JSON
9 12 (3.09%) WPF
10 11 (2.84%) RESTful
11 9 (2.32%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (2.06%) Node.js
13 7 (1.80%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.80%) Ajax
13 7 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (1.55%) OpenEmbedded
14 6 (1.55%) Yocto
15 5 (1.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 102 (26.29%) Embedded Systems
2 65 (16.75%) Device Driver
3 49 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (12.11%) CAN bus
5 28 (7.22%) Internet of Things
6 22 (5.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 22 (5.67%) Verilog
6 22 (5.67%) VHDL
7 17 (4.38%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.09%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.58%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.58%) User Experience
10 8 (2.06%) CPLD
11 7 (1.80%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.80%) SCADA
12 6 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.29%) e-Learning
13 5 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (1.03%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 90 (23.20%) Linux
2 48 (12.37%) FreeRTOS
3 46 (11.86%) Android
4 44 (11.34%) Apple iOS
5 30 (7.73%) Windows
6 12 (3.09%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.55%) Unix
7 6 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.26%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (53.61%) Software Engineering
2 99 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (19.33%) Cybersecurity
4 68 (17.53%) Time Management
5 63 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (16.24%) Unit Testing
6 48 (12.37%) Mathematics
7 44 (11.34%) Project Management
8 43 (11.08%) Technical Leadership
9 39 (10.05%) Scrum
10 35 (9.02%) Test Automation
11 30 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (7.73%) Line Management
12 29 (7.47%) Artificial Intelligence
13 27 (6.96%) Analytics
14 26 (6.70%) Data Visualisation
14 26 (6.70%) Visualisation
15 24 (6.19%) Data Analysis
15 24 (6.19%) Data Analytics
15 24 (6.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 162 (41.75%) C++
2 119 (30.67%) C#
3 70 (18.04%) Java
4 59 (15.21%) Embedded C
5 56 (14.43%) SQL
6 37 (9.54%) JavaScript
7 27 (6.96%) Python
8 11 (2.84%) Assembly Language
9 10 (2.58%) MATLAB
10 7 (1.80%) Embedded C++
10 7 (1.80%) VB
11 5 (1.29%) Perl
11 5 (1.29%) PHP
11 5 (1.29%) R
12 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.77%) Go
13 3 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.52%) Java 8
14 2 (0.52%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 177 (45.62%) Degree
2 7 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.29%) HNC
4 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.03%) PhD
6 2 (0.52%) CEH
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CCNA
7 1 (0.26%) CIPD
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CISM
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) CRISC
7 1 (0.26%) HND
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.87%) ISO 26262
2 14 (3.61%) QA
3 7 (1.80%) MISRA
4 6 (1.55%) SLA
5 3 (0.77%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.52%) DO-254
6 2 (0.52%) HAZOP
6 2 (0.52%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.52%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.52%) PMO
7 1 (0.26%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (27.58%) Firmware
2 4 (1.03%) Docker
3 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.52%) etcd
4 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) HP ALM
1 4 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.03%) Puppet
2 2 (0.52%) Consul
2 2 (0.52%) Control-M
2 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.52%) SCCM
2 2 (0.52%) SCOM
2 2 (0.52%) Terraform
2 2 (0.52%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Grafana
3 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.35%) Oracle
3 6 (1.55%) HP
4 5 (1.29%) Virgin Media
5 4 (1.03%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco
6 3 (0.77%) Google
6 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.77%) VMware
7 2 (0.52%) Apple
7 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.52%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.52%) Dell
7 2 (0.52%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.52%) IBM
7 2 (0.52%) Ivanti
7 2 (0.52%) MKS
7 2 (0.52%) NetApp
7 2 (0.52%) Splunk
7 2 (0.52%) Xamarin