Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 80 114
Rank change year-on-year -41 +34 +10
Permanent jobs citing C 352 542 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.63% 3.62% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 6.81% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 290 508 373
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 6,474 7,964 8,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.40% 53.18% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5,434 6,939 7,241
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 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -30 228 £45,000 +12.50% 171
East Midlands -32 123 £41,250 +3.13% 56
C
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 159 (45.17%) Software Engineering
2 147 (41.76%) C++
3 133 (37.78%) Degree
4 117 (33.24%) C#
5 86 (24.43%) Embedded Systems
6 71 (20.17%) Microsoft
7 68 (19.32%) Linux
7 68 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (18.47%) Embedded C
9 64 (18.18%) Firmware
10 62 (17.61%) SQL
11 61 (17.33%) Manufacturing
12 53 (15.06%) Electronics
13 52 (14.77%) Automotive
14 50 (14.20%) Java
15 48 (13.64%) Subversion
16 47 (13.35%) Visual Studio
16 47 (13.35%) Device Driver
17 44 (12.50%) GitHub
18 39 (11.08%) Unit Testing
19 38 (10.80%) Mathematics
19 38 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
20 35 (9.94%) .NET
20 35 (9.94%) Windows
20 35 (9.94%) Python
21 33 (9.38%) TCP/IP
21 33 (9.38%) Time Management
22 31 (8.81%) JavaScript
23 30 (8.52%) Test Automation
24 29 (8.24%) SQL Server

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 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.85%) Apache
3 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.55%) Simulink
3 12 (3.41%) Stateflow
4 10 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.99%) TargetLink
6 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (5.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.50%) GitHub
2 20 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.13%) SaaS
5 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.85%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.28%) G Suite
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) npm
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Serverless
6 1 (0.28%) Slack
6 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 29 (8.24%) RS-485
3 21 (5.97%) Ethernet
4 14 (3.98%) Modbus
5 12 (3.41%) Bluetooth
5 12 (3.41%) SNMP
6 9 (2.56%) Internet
6 9 (2.56%) RS-232
7 8 (2.27%) Wireless
8 7 (1.99%) HTTP
9 4 (1.14%) LAN
10 3 (0.85%) Broadband
10 3 (0.85%) DNS
10 3 (0.85%) FlexRay
10 3 (0.85%) Intranet
10 3 (0.85%) MQTT
10 3 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.57%) Firewall
11 2 (0.57%) NFC
11 2 (0.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.99%) MySQL
2 7 (1.99%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (0.85%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.57%) Big Data
4 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.28%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.28%) DB2
5 1 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.28%) GIS
5 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.28%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (13.64%) Subversion
2 47 (13.35%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.26%) Maven
5 10 (2.84%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.84%) Robot Framework
6 9 (2.56%) CppUnit
6 9 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (1.99%) JIRA
8 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.42%) WiX
10 3 (0.85%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.85%) Selenium
10 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.85%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.57%) NUnit
General
1 61 (17.33%) Manufacturing
2 53 (15.06%) Electronics
3 52 (14.77%) Automotive
4 29 (8.24%) Finance
5 21 (5.97%) Marketing
6 17 (4.83%) Telecoms
7 16 (4.55%) Retail
8 9 (2.56%) Games
9 8 (2.27%) Advertising
9 8 (2.27%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.99%) Law
11 4 (1.14%) Banking
11 4 (1.14%) German Language
12 3 (0.85%) Avionics
12 3 (0.85%) Billing
12 3 (0.85%) Legal
13 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.57%) Military
13 2 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (26.42%) Software Engineer
2 85 (24.15%) Embedded Engineer
3 63 (17.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 54 (15.34%) Developer
5 22 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (5.68%) Lead Software Engineer
6 20 (5.68%) Software Developer
7 18 (5.11%) Analyst
7 18 (5.11%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (3.69%) Team Leader
9 12 (3.41%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.41%) Electronics Engineer
9 12 (3.41%) Test Engineer
10 11 (3.13%) .NET Developer
11 10 (2.84%) Architect
11 10 (2.84%) Consultant
11 10 (2.84%) Software Test Engineer
11 10 (2.84%) VHDL Engineer
12 9 (2.56%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.94%) .NET
2 23 (6.53%) HTML
3 21 (5.97%) OpenCV
4 18 (5.11%) CSS
5 15 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 15 (4.26%) WPF
6 12 (3.41%) HTML5
7 11 (3.13%) Spring
8 10 (2.84%) Node.js
9 9 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (1.99%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.99%) OpenGL
11 6 (1.70%) Ajax
11 6 (1.70%) jQuery
11 6 (1.70%) JSON
11 6 (1.70%) MFC
11 6 (1.70%) WebSockets
12 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.42%) Web Services
13 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (24.43%) Embedded Systems
2 47 (13.35%) Device Driver
3 28 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 23 (6.53%) Verilog
5 23 (6.53%) VHDL
6 20 (5.68%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.55%) Algorithms
8 14 (3.98%) SCADA
9 13 (3.69%) CAN bus
10 12 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (2.84%) Management Information System
12 9 (2.56%) CPLD
13 8 (2.27%) CCTV
13 8 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.99%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.99%) Industry 4.0
15 5 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
15 5 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (1.14%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.32%) Linux
2 35 (9.94%) Windows
3 17 (4.83%) Android
4 14 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.69%) FreeRTOS
6 12 (3.41%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (2.84%) Unix
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (45.17%) Software Engineering
2 68 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (11.08%) Unit Testing
4 38 (10.80%) Mathematics
4 38 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (9.38%) Time Management
6 30 (8.52%) Test Automation
7 28 (7.95%) Scrum
8 26 (7.39%) Validation
9 24 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (6.82%) ERP
10 23 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.53%) OO
11 22 (6.25%) Project Management
12 19 (5.40%) OOP
13 17 (4.83%) TDD
14 16 (4.55%) MVC
15 15 (4.26%) DevOps
16 14 (3.98%) UML
17 12 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (41.76%) C++
2 117 (33.24%) C#
3 65 (18.47%) Embedded C
4 62 (17.61%) SQL
5 50 (14.20%) Java
6 35 (9.94%) Python
7 31 (8.81%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 9 (2.56%) VB
8 9 (2.56%) VBA
9 6 (1.70%) Assembly Language
9 6 (1.70%) PHP
10 5 (1.42%) Perl
10 5 (1.42%) XAML
11 4 (1.14%) R
11 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.85%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 133 (37.78%) Degree
2 9 (2.56%) HND
3 7 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.70%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ECDL
7 2 (0.57%) HNC
8 1 (0.28%) CCNP
8 1 (0.28%) CIPD
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CISM
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) CRISC
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.26%) ISO 26262
2 14 (3.98%) QA
3 12 (3.41%) MISRA
4 8 (2.27%) MISRA C
5 7 (1.99%) DO-178B
5 7 (1.99%) HAZOP
6 4 (1.14%) SLA
7 1 (0.28%) GDPR
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Grafana
3 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.28%) Salt
3 1 (0.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.28%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 71 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.69%) Oracle
3 7 (1.99%) MathWorks
3 7 (1.99%) MKS
4 5 (1.42%) Google
5 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.85%) Cisco
5 3 (0.85%) EMC
5 3 (0.85%) IBM
5 3 (0.85%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (0.85%) QNX
5 3 (0.85%) Telerik
5 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.57%) Apple
6 2 (0.57%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.28%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.28%) Ivanti