Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 104 107
Rank change year-on-year -37 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing C 310 462 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.21% 3.00% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 5.65% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 264 440 406
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £23,875
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 6,998 8,175 8,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.91% 53.14% 46.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,931 7,088 7,256
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -21 208 £47,500 +18.75% 138
East Midlands -36 102 £39,500 -1.25% 47
C
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 130 (41.94%) C++
2 119 (38.39%) Software Engineering
3 102 (32.90%) Degree
3 102 (32.90%) C#
4 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
5 59 (19.03%) Embedded C
6 58 (18.71%) SQL
7 56 (18.06%) Embedded Systems
8 51 (16.45%) Linux
9 50 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (14.52%) Electronics
10 45 (14.52%) Manufacturing
10 45 (14.52%) Java
11 43 (13.87%) Mathematics
12 41 (13.23%) Automotive
13 38 (12.26%) Subversion
14 33 (10.65%) Visual Studio
14 33 (10.65%) Windows
14 33 (10.65%) Firmware
15 32 (10.32%) Python
16 29 (9.35%) SQL Server
16 29 (9.35%) Finance
16 29 (9.35%) Dynamics NAV
17 28 (9.03%) GitHub
18 27 (8.71%) Device Driver
18 27 (8.71%) ERP
18 27 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (8.06%) .NET
20 24 (7.74%) Git (software)
21 23 (7.42%) TCP/IP

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 5 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.65%) Apache
2 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 18 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.55%) Simulink
3 10 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.58%) Stateflow
5 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (2.26%) TargetLink
6 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (9.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.03%) GitHub
2 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (2.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.97%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.32%) G Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) npm
5 1 (0.32%) Serverless
5 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.42%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.52%) Bluetooth
3 12 (3.87%) Ethernet
3 12 (3.87%) HTTP
4 7 (2.26%) SNMP
5 6 (1.94%) RS-485
5 6 (1.94%) Wireless
6 5 (1.61%) Network Security
6 5 (1.61%) RS-232
7 4 (1.29%) DNS
7 4 (1.29%) Internet
7 4 (1.29%) Intranet
7 4 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.97%) LAN
8 3 (0.97%) MQTT
9 2 (0.65%) FlexRay
9 2 (0.65%) FTP
9 2 (0.65%) Modbus
9 2 (0.65%) NFC
9 2 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.90%) MySQL
3 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.97%) Big Data
4 3 (0.97%) Blockchain
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.32%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.32%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.32%) GIS
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (12.26%) Subversion
2 33 (10.65%) Visual Studio
3 24 (7.74%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.55%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (2.90%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.94%) JIRA
6 6 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.61%) WiX
8 4 (1.29%) CppUnit
8 4 (1.29%) Ranorex
8 4 (1.29%) Selenium
9 3 (0.97%) GNU Toolchain
9 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.97%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 45 (14.52%) Electronics
1 45 (14.52%) Manufacturing
2 41 (13.23%) Automotive
3 29 (9.35%) Finance
4 15 (4.84%) Marketing
4 15 (4.84%) Retail
5 14 (4.52%) Games
6 11 (3.55%) Advertising
6 11 (3.55%) Banking
7 10 (3.23%) Law
7 10 (3.23%) Retail Banking
7 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.29%) Legal
10 3 (0.97%) Billing
10 3 (0.97%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (22.90%) Software Engineer
2 67 (21.61%) Embedded Engineer
3 66 (21.29%) Developer
4 49 (15.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (7.74%) Analyst
6 22 (7.10%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 14 (4.52%) Consultant
7 14 (4.52%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.19%) Electronics Engineer
8 13 (4.19%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (4.19%) Lead Software Engineer
8 13 (4.19%) Project Engineer
8 13 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (3.87%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.87%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.55%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Firmware Engineer
12 9 (2.90%) Java Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.06%) .NET
2 14 (4.52%) OpenCV
3 11 (3.55%) HTML
3 11 (3.55%) WebSockets
4 9 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.90%) CSS
4 9 (2.90%) WPF
5 8 (2.58%) MFC
6 7 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (2.26%) OpenGL
7 5 (1.61%) HTML5
7 5 (1.61%) Node.js
8 4 (1.29%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.29%) jQuery
8 4 (1.29%) WinForms
9 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.97%) CSS3
9 3 (0.97%) React
9 3 (0.97%) Sass
10 2 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.06%) Embedded Systems
2 27 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.71%) Device Driver
3 19 (6.13%) SCADA
4 18 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 15 (4.84%) VHDL
7 13 (4.19%) CCTV
8 12 (3.87%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (3.87%) Verilog
9 9 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.90%) User Experience
10 7 (2.26%) Industry 4.0
11 5 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.61%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.29%) CPLD
12 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 51 (16.45%) Linux
2 33 (10.65%) Windows
3 14 (4.52%) Unix
4 11 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (2.58%) Android
6 6 (1.94%) FreeRTOS
7 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.65%) CentOS
9 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (38.39%) Software Engineering
2 50 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (13.87%) Mathematics
4 27 (8.71%) ERP
5 22 (7.10%) Project Management
6 21 (6.77%) Unit Testing
6 21 (6.77%) Validation
7 20 (6.45%) OOP
7 20 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (6.45%) Workflow
8 19 (6.13%) Test Automation
9 17 (5.48%) Scrum
10 16 (5.16%) OO
10 16 (5.16%) TDD
11 15 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.84%) Embedded Software Development
12 14 (4.52%) Microservices
12 14 (4.52%) Time Management
12 14 (4.52%) UML
13 12 (3.87%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 130 (41.94%) C++
2 102 (32.90%) C#
3 59 (19.03%) Embedded C
4 58 (18.71%) SQL
5 45 (14.52%) Java
6 32 (10.32%) Python
7 16 (5.16%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.52%) VB
8 14 (4.52%) VBA
9 6 (1.94%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.61%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.61%) PHP
10 5 (1.61%) XAML
11 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.65%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.65%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.65%) Scala
13 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (32.90%) Degree
2 15 (4.84%) HND
3 11 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.94%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.97%) ECDL
8 3 (0.97%) ISEB
9 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.65%) HNC
9 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.65%) RHCE
10 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.32%) CCNP
10 1 (0.32%) MCSA
10 1 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) PhD
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.55%) ISO 26262
2 10 (3.23%) MISRA
3 8 (2.58%) MISRA C
4 7 (2.26%) DO-178B
4 7 (2.26%) HAZOP
5 5 (1.61%) QA
6 4 (1.29%) SLA
7 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.32%) GCP
8 1 (0.32%) GDPR
8 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (10.65%) Firmware
2 2 (0.65%) iptables
2 2 (0.65%) Squid
2 2 (0.65%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) SELinux
2 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.65%) Nagios
2 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Grafana
3 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.90%) Oracle
3 8 (2.58%) MKS
4 7 (2.26%) MathWorks
5 6 (1.94%) Google
6 5 (1.61%) EMC
6 5 (1.61%) IBM
6 5 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.97%) HP
7 3 (0.97%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (0.97%) QNX
7 3 (0.97%) Telerik
7 3 (0.97%) VMware
8 2 (0.65%) Apple
8 2 (0.65%) arcserve
8 2 (0.65%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.65%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com