Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 121 87
Rank change year-on-year +16 -34 +63
Permanent jobs citing C 272 120 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.84% 2.22% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.05% 4.46% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 175 85 318
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,950 £24,500
25th Percentile £38,125 £42,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £64,000 £60,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -

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 4,493 2,688 5,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.89% 49.73% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,486 2,296 4,835
10th Percentile £30,625 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £64,875 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -23 171 £45,000 -5.26% 82
East Midlands +22 101 £50,000 +5.26% 44
C
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 153 (56.25%) C++
2 135 (49.63%) Social Skills
3 105 (38.60%) Degree
4 99 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (26.84%) Software Engineering
6 69 (25.37%) Linux
7 60 (22.06%) Computer Science
8 54 (19.85%) Python
9 50 (18.38%) OO
9 50 (18.38%) Algorithms
10 49 (18.01%) Computer Science Degree
10 49 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (16.54%) Data Structures
12 44 (16.18%) SQL
12 44 (16.18%) TDD
13 43 (15.81%) UML
14 42 (15.44%) C#
14 42 (15.44%) Games
15 41 (15.07%) Unit Testing
15 41 (15.07%) Multithreading
16 40 (14.71%) Middleware
16 40 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
17 38 (13.97%) Java
17 38 (13.97%) Mathematics
18 37 (13.60%) Firmware
19 35 (12.87%) Embedded C
20 34 (12.50%) Validation
20 34 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (10.66%) Configuration Management
22 28 (10.29%) Line Management

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 8 (2.94%) OpenROAD
2 7 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.10%) Apache
4 3 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.10%) SAS
4 3 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.84%) AutoCAD
1 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (1.84%) Simulink
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.74%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.09%) Azure
2 12 (4.41%) GitHub
3 8 (2.94%) AWS
3 8 (2.94%) GCP
3 8 (2.94%) IaaS
3 8 (2.94%) PaaS
3 8 (2.94%) SaaS
4 7 (2.57%) Amazon EKS
4 7 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.57%) AWS CodeCommit
4 7 (2.57%) AWS CodePipeline
4 7 (2.57%) Azure Pipelines
4 7 (2.57%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.47%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.93%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.35%) Broadband
3 15 (5.51%) Ethernet
4 9 (3.31%) Firewall
5 8 (2.94%) LAN
5 8 (2.94%) WAN
6 7 (2.57%) IPv4
6 7 (2.57%) RS-232
6 7 (2.57%) RS-485
7 5 (1.84%) Bluetooth
7 5 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.10%) FlexRay
8 3 (1.10%) Modbus
9 2 (0.74%) DHCP
9 2 (0.74%) DNS
9 2 (0.74%) Wireless
10 1 (0.37%) ICMP
10 1 (0.37%) Internet
10 1 (0.37%) SAN
10 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.94%) Ingres
3 8 (2.94%) MySQL
3 8 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 7 (2.57%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.21%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.37%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.37%) DB2
7 1 (0.37%) Power BI
7 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (9.93%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.46%) Subversion
3 16 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 14 (5.15%) GitLab
5 12 (4.41%) JIRA
6 11 (4.04%) Eclipse
6 11 (4.04%) ProC
7 10 (3.68%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.31%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (2.94%) GCC
9 8 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (2.57%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.84%) LabVIEW
12 3 (1.10%) TestComplete
12 3 (1.10%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.10%) VectorCAST
13 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.74%) Selenium
13 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.74%) TestRail
General
1 135 (49.63%) Social Skills
2 42 (15.44%) Games
3 34 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (9.56%) Telecoms
5 25 (9.19%) Finance
6 24 (8.82%) Electronics
7 17 (6.25%) Manufacturing
8 14 (5.15%) Automotive
9 12 (4.41%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (4.04%) Retail
11 7 (2.57%) Aerospace
12 5 (1.84%) Law
13 4 (1.47%) Banking
13 4 (1.47%) Public Sector
14 3 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 2 (0.74%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.74%) Legal
15 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 67 (24.63%) Embedded Engineer
2 66 (24.26%) Software Engineer
3 44 (16.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 39 (14.34%) Developer
4 39 (14.34%) Programmer
5 30 (11.03%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (10.66%) C Software Engineer
6 29 (10.66%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (10.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (8.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 21 (7.72%) Embedded C Engineer
9 21 (7.72%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 21 (7.72%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 20 (7.35%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 20 (7.35%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 20 (7.35%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (7.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (7.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 20 (7.35%) Lead Programmer
11 16 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.71%) Middleware
2 20 (7.35%) .NET
3 14 (5.15%) AngularJS
4 12 (4.41%) Django
5 9 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.31%) HTML
5 9 (3.31%) WPF
6 8 (2.94%) Entity Framework
6 8 (2.94%) Node.js
6 8 (2.94%) WCF
7 7 (2.57%) .NET Core
7 7 (2.57%) Express
7 7 (2.57%) MEAN Stack
7 7 (2.57%) React
7 7 (2.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (2.21%) CSS
8 6 (2.21%) Direct3D
8 6 (2.21%) Vulkan
9 5 (1.84%) J2EE
9 5 (1.84%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.38%) Algorithms
2 45 (16.54%) Data Structures
3 40 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.78%) Animation
6 8 (2.94%) Legacy Systems
6 8 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.21%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (2.21%) CUDA
7 6 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.21%) HP Superdome
7 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.84%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.37%) Linux
2 24 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
3 22 (8.09%) Unix
4 20 (7.35%) Windows
5 9 (3.31%) Android
6 7 (2.57%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.21%) AIX
7 6 (2.21%) HPUX
8 4 (1.47%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.37%) QNX Neutrino
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (26.84%) Software Engineering
3 60 (22.06%) Computer Science
4 50 (18.38%) OO
5 49 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (16.18%) TDD
7 43 (15.81%) UML
8 41 (15.07%) Multithreading
8 41 (15.07%) Unit Testing
9 38 (13.97%) Mathematics
10 34 (12.50%) Validation
11 29 (10.66%) Configuration Management
12 28 (10.29%) Line Management
13 26 (9.56%) Software Architecture
14 25 (9.19%) Software Testing
15 24 (8.82%) DevOps
16 19 (6.99%) Waterfall
17 16 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
18 15 (5.51%) Project Management
18 15 (5.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (56.25%) C++
2 54 (19.85%) Python
3 44 (16.18%) SQL
4 42 (15.44%) C#
5 38 (13.97%) Java
6 35 (12.87%) Embedded C
7 24 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 24 (8.82%) Embedded C++
8 19 (6.99%) JavaScript
9 14 (5.15%) Perl
10 13 (4.78%) PL/SQL
11 12 (4.41%) PHP
12 11 (4.04%) Ruby
13 9 (3.31%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.94%) Ingres ABF
14 8 (2.94%) VB.NET
15 7 (2.57%) Shell Script
15 7 (2.57%) VB
16 6 (2.21%) HLSL
16 6 (2.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 105 (38.60%) Degree
2 49 (18.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.84%) HNC
6 4 (1.47%) CISSP
6 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.47%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.10%) PhD
8 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.37%) CITP
9 1 (0.37%) IIBA
9 1 (0.37%) ISEB
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.56%) MISRA
2 20 (7.35%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) ISO 26262
3 4 (1.47%) PMO
4 3 (1.10%) IEC 62304
4 3 (1.10%) JTAG
4 3 (1.10%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.74%) GRC
5 2 (0.74%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (13.60%) Firmware
2 15 (5.51%) Docker
3 8 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) iptables
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.68%) vCenter Server
2 8 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.94%) SCCM
3 7 (2.57%) Ansible
3 7 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.57%) Puppet
3 7 (2.57%) Terraform
4 6 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.74%) SELinux
6 1 (0.37%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.37%) Cacti
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) Nessus
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (8.09%) Microsoft
1 22 (8.09%) Oracle
2 21 (7.72%) EMC
3 17 (6.25%) Klocwork
4 10 (3.68%) VMware
5 8 (2.94%) Actian
5 8 (2.94%) Telerik
5 8 (2.94%) Xamarin
6 7 (2.57%) Alibaba
6 7 (2.57%) Cisco
6 7 (2.57%) IBM
6 7 (2.57%) NetApp
6 7 (2.57%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.21%) HP
8 4 (1.47%) Splunk
8 4 (1.47%) Sybase
9 3 (1.10%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.10%) SAP
9 3 (1.10%) Symantec
10 2 (0.74%) Dell