Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 126 95
Rank change year-on-year +36 -31 +48
Permanent jobs citing C 245 209 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.19% 2.29% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.03% 5.05% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 192 176 301
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +21.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,484 4,139 5,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.43% 45.35% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,856 3,505 4,617
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C in the West Midlands

C
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for C in the West Midlands

C
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for C in the West Midlands

C
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Coventry +53 60 £47,500 - 11
Worcestershire +23 53 £42,500 - 15
Warwickshire +22 42 £57,500 +76.92% 13
Birmingham -6 22 £50,000 - 29
Solihull -9 19 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Herefordshire -20 18 £47,500 -32.14% 7
Staffordshire -8 13 £41,500 +18.57% 8
Shropshire - 10 £58,000 - 2
Walsall +5 1 £42,500 +13.33% 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for C.

1 99 (40.41%) C++
2 98 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 82 (33.47%) Degree
4 57 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (22.04%) Electronics
5 54 (22.04%) C#
5 54 (22.04%) SQL
6 50 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (17.96%) Algorithms
8 41 (16.73%) Python
9 38 (15.51%) Microsoft
9 38 (15.51%) Mathematics
10 37 (15.10%) Embedded C
10 37 (15.10%) Linux
11 36 (14.69%) .NET
11 36 (14.69%) Computer Science
12 35 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 32 (13.06%) Firmware
13 32 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (12.65%) SQL Server
14 31 (12.65%) Automotive
15 30 (12.24%) Security Cleared
16 29 (11.84%) SC Cleared
16 29 (11.84%) Rational DOORS
16 29 (11.84%) OO
17 28 (11.43%) Aerospace
17 28 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (11.02%) Scrum
18 27 (11.02%) Unix
18 27 (11.02%) ASP.NET

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 9 (3.67%) SAS
2 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Simulink
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.27%) Stateflow
3 7 (2.86%) TargetLink
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) InDesign
5 1 (0.41%) InVision
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.12%) Amazon SQS
2 15 (6.12%) AWS IoT
2 15 (6.12%) AWS Lambda
2 15 (6.12%) Serverless
3 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.45%) SaaS
5 5 (2.04%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.82%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.53%) Broadband
1 16 (6.53%) SSH
2 15 (6.12%) FTP
2 15 (6.12%) HTTP
2 15 (6.12%) MQTT
2 15 (6.12%) SMTP
3 11 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.67%) Ethernet
4 9 (3.67%) LAN
5 8 (3.27%) DSL
6 6 (2.45%) SNMP
6 6 (2.45%) WAN
6 6 (2.45%) xDSL
7 5 (2.04%) RS-485
7 5 (2.04%) TETRA
8 4 (1.63%) FlexRay
9 3 (1.22%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.22%) RS-232
9 3 (1.22%) SAN
9 3 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.94%) MySQL
3 16 (6.53%) Amazon Aurora
3 16 (6.53%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (6.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.49%) SQLite
6 10 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.04%) Power BI
9 3 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.82%) Big Data
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.41%) DataStage
11 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (11.84%) Rational DOORS
2 26 (10.61%) JIRA
2 26 (10.61%) Selenium
3 23 (9.39%) Git (software)
4 20 (8.16%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.49%) Protractor
5 11 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.67%) CANoe
6 9 (3.67%) Subversion
7 6 (2.45%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (2.04%) CocoaPods
8 5 (2.04%) Xcode
9 3 (1.22%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.82%) Moq
10 2 (0.82%) NUnit
11 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.41%) MSI
General
1 54 (22.04%) Electronics
2 31 (12.65%) Automotive
3 28 (11.43%) Aerospace
4 22 (8.98%) Telecoms
5 16 (6.53%) Retail
6 14 (5.71%) Finance
7 7 (2.86%) Military
8 6 (2.45%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.04%) Banking
10 4 (1.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.82%) Local Government
11 2 (0.82%) Marketing
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.41%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 85 (34.69%) Embedded Engineer
2 83 (33.88%) Software Engineer
3 65 (26.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 46 (18.78%) Developer
5 27 (11.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (8.16%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 17 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.53%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (6.12%) Electronics Engineer
9 15 (6.12%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 12 (4.90%) Consultant
11 11 (4.49%) Analyst
11 11 (4.49%) AWS Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Firmware Engineer
12 10 (4.08%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.67%) Network Engineer
14 8 (3.27%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
14 8 (3.27%) Presales Consultant
15 7 (2.86%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.69%) .NET
2 27 (11.02%) ASP.NET
3 21 (8.57%) Ajax
4 20 (8.16%) AngularJS
5 18 (7.35%) Node.js
6 17 (6.94%) HTML
7 16 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (6.12%) XML
8 15 (6.12%) XMPP
9 10 (4.08%) CSS
10 8 (3.27%) WPF
11 7 (2.86%) RESTful
11 7 (2.86%) Web Services
12 6 (2.45%) Apache Flex
12 6 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (2.45%) HTML5
12 6 (2.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (2.04%) Cocoa
13 5 (2.04%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.96%) Algorithms
2 32 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.57%) VHDL
4 15 (6.12%) Smart Home
5 13 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (4.08%) Device Driver
8 7 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.04%) Cyberattack
9 5 (2.04%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.63%) ASIC
10 4 (1.63%) CPLD
10 4 (1.63%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.63%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.22%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.82%) CCTV
12 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.10%) Linux
2 27 (11.02%) Unix
3 10 (4.08%) Windows
4 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.82%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (15.51%) Mathematics
5 36 (14.69%) Computer Science
6 35 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 29 (11.84%) OO
8 27 (11.02%) Scrum
9 26 (10.61%) UML
9 26 (10.61%) Validation
10 25 (10.20%) MVC
11 24 (9.80%) Change Management
12 23 (9.39%) Unit Testing
13 22 (8.98%) Web Development
14 21 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (8.57%) TDD
15 20 (8.16%) Mentoring
15 20 (8.16%) Project Management
16 18 (7.35%) DevOps
16 18 (7.35%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (40.41%) C++
2 54 (22.04%) C#
2 54 (22.04%) SQL
3 41 (16.73%) Python
4 37 (15.10%) Embedded C
5 23 (9.39%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.98%) Java
7 14 (5.71%) Perl
8 11 (4.49%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.49%) MATLAB
8 11 (4.49%) R
9 8 (3.27%) PHP
9 8 (3.27%) Scala
10 6 (2.45%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.04%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.04%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.41%) Korn
13 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (33.47%) Degree
2 30 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 29 (11.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.04%) PhD
6 4 (1.63%) CCNA
6 4 (1.63%) GNVQ
7 3 (1.22%) CCNP
7 3 (1.22%) CIPD
7 3 (1.22%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.82%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.41%) CCDE
9 1 (0.41%) CCDP
9 1 (0.41%) CCIE
9 1 (0.41%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.41%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.71%) MISRA
1 14 (5.71%) QA
2 9 (3.67%) GDPR
3 8 (3.27%) MISRA C
4 6 (2.45%) ISO 26262
5 4 (1.63%) Basel II
5 4 (1.63%) IEC 62304
5 4 (1.63%) IFRS
5 4 (1.63%) IFRS 9
5 4 (1.63%) JTAG
5 4 (1.63%) SLA
6 2 (0.82%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.82%) PMO
7 1 (0.41%) HAZOP
System Software
1 32 (13.06%) Firmware
2 16 (6.53%) Docker
3 7 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.94%) SELinux
2 2 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.49%) MathWorks
3 8 (3.27%) Xilinx
4 7 (2.86%) MKS
5 6 (2.45%) Cisco
6 5 (2.04%) VMware
7 4 (1.63%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (1.22%) Citrix
8 3 (1.22%) Nokia
9 2 (0.82%) CA
9 2 (0.82%) Renesas
9 2 (0.82%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.41%) Adobe
10 1 (0.41%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.41%) EMC
10 1 (0.41%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.41%) IBM
10 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.41%) Tableau