Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 117 123
Rank change year-on-year +51 +6 +11
Permanent jobs citing C 398 276 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.95% 2.41% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.64% 5.27% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 364 230 232
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.46% +4.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £51,250 £62,500
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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5210 5239 5145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.74% 45.84% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4500 4386 4579
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,238 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £55,800
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +34 116 £40,000 - 1
Coventry +39 54 £43,500 +45.00% 5
Shropshire +30 41 £40,000 +28.06% 2
Staffordshire +40 38 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire -32 36 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Worcestershire -3 25 £41,250 +32.00% 2
Herefordshire -7 11 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Wolverhampton +3 5 £45,000 +95.65%
Walsall +7 4 £45,000 +56.52%
Solihull -1 4 £65,000 +47.73% 1
Halesowen - 4 £33,000 -
Willenhall - 3 £45,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
C
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for C.

1 144 (36.18%) C++
2 107 (26.88%) SQL
3 91 (22.86%) MySQL
3 91 (22.86%) Java
4 88 (22.11%) Retail
5 81 (20.35%) PHP
6 80 (20.10%) C#
7 78 (19.60%) Software Engineering
8 76 (19.10%) HTML
8 76 (19.10%) CSS
9 74 (18.59%) JavaScript
10 72 (18.09%) Electronics
11 71 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
12 67 (16.83%) Degree
13 66 (16.58%) Python
14 63 (15.83%) Git (software)
15 61 (15.33%) .NET
16 59 (14.82%) Android
17 57 (14.32%) Linux
17 57 (14.32%) Automotive
18 54 (13.57%) HTML5
19 52 (13.07%) Mobile App
20 47 (11.81%) Apple iOS
20 47 (11.81%) Microsoft
21 44 (11.06%) NoSQL
21 44 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (10.30%) AngularJS
22 41 (10.30%) CSS3
23 40 (10.05%) Node.js
24 39 (9.80%) Web Services

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 16 (4.02%) CMS
2 10 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.26%) WordPress
4 6 (1.51%) Confluence
5 5 (1.26%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.26%) SAS
6 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.75%) JBoss
7 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.25%) Apache
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 17 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 17 (4.27%) Simulink
2 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.76%) Doxygen
5 5 (1.26%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 35 (8.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.51%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.50%) Exstream
3 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (3.77%) Google Play
4 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.51%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.50%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.28%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.77%) Ethernet
2 15 (3.77%) HTTP
3 13 (3.27%) Wireless
4 12 (3.02%) Firewall
5 9 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (2.26%) Cisco Wireless
5 9 (2.26%) Network Security
5 9 (2.26%) RS-485
6 8 (2.01%) Profibus
6 8 (2.01%) SNMP
6 8 (2.01%) SSH
7 7 (1.76%) Internet
7 7 (1.76%) VPN
8 6 (1.51%) 802.11
8 6 (1.51%) BGP
8 6 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.51%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.51%) LAN
8 6 (1.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (22.86%) MySQL
2 44 (11.06%) NoSQL
3 26 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.27%) Big Data
6 16 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (3.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.25%) Power BI
11 1 (0.25%) Spark SQL
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 63 (15.83%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.28%) Subversion
3 23 (5.78%) Xcode
4 22 (5.53%) Eclipse
5 21 (5.28%) Android Studio
6 16 (4.02%) Rational DOORS
6 16 (4.02%) Visual Studio
7 14 (3.52%) JIRA
8 11 (2.76%) JUnit
8 11 (2.76%) PHPUnit
9 8 (2.01%) JSUnit
10 6 (1.51%) VectorCAST
11 5 (1.26%) Redmine
12 4 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.01%) CANoe
12 4 (1.01%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.50%) Appium
14 2 (0.50%) NeoLoad
14 2 (0.50%) Ranorex
General
1 88 (22.11%) Retail
2 72 (18.09%) Electronics
3 57 (14.32%) Automotive
4 33 (8.29%) Marketing
5 31 (7.79%) Advertising
6 19 (4.77%) Manufacturing
7 18 (4.52%) Finance
8 16 (4.02%) Games
9 8 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.01%) Back Office
11 3 (0.75%) Military
12 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.50%) Legal
12 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (43.72%) Developer
2 56 (14.07%) Software Engineer
3 45 (11.31%) Architect
4 42 (10.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 35 (8.79%) HTML Developer
6 34 (8.54%) HTML CSS Developer
6 34 (8.54%) Technical Architect
7 33 (8.29%) .NET Developer
7 33 (8.29%) PHP Developer
8 32 (8.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 31 (7.79%) Senior Developer
10 30 (7.54%) SQL Developer
11 29 (7.29%) C++ Developer
12 26 (6.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 23 (5.78%) Software Developer
14 21 (5.28%) AWS Architect
15 19 (4.77%) Applications Developer
15 19 (4.77%) iOS Developer
15 19 (4.77%) Technical Developer
16 18 (4.52%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (19.10%) CSS
1 76 (19.10%) HTML
2 61 (15.33%) .NET
3 54 (13.57%) HTML5
4 41 (10.30%) AngularJS
4 41 (10.30%) CSS3
5 40 (10.05%) Node.js
6 39 (9.80%) Web Services
7 38 (9.55%) REST
8 33 (8.29%) XML
9 29 (7.29%) jQuery
10 25 (6.28%) ASP.NET
11 24 (6.03%) JSON
12 19 (4.77%) iOS SDK
12 19 (4.77%) Laravel
13 18 (4.52%) WebSockets
14 16 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (4.02%) SOAP
15 15 (3.77%) LESS
15 15 (3.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.07%) Mobile App
2 44 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.27%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (4.27%) User Experience
5 16 (4.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (3.02%) VHDL
7 10 (2.51%) Social Media
8 9 (2.26%) CAN bus
8 9 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.01%) iPad
9 8 (2.01%) iPhone
9 8 (2.01%) NHS
9 8 (2.01%) Verilog
10 6 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.26%) CPLD
12 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.01%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.01%) EPoS
12 4 (1.01%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.82%) Android
2 57 (14.32%) Linux
3 47 (11.81%) Apple iOS
4 32 (8.04%) Windows
5 21 (5.28%) Unix
6 12 (3.02%) VxWorks
7 8 (2.01%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 6 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.50%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.60%) Software Engineering
2 71 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (7.29%) Mathematics
4 25 (6.28%) E-Commerce
5 24 (6.03%) Test Automation
6 23 (5.78%) Scrum
7 21 (5.28%) OO
7 21 (5.28%) SEO
8 20 (5.03%) Web Development
9 19 (4.77%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (4.77%) iOS Development
10 18 (4.52%) Android Development
10 18 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (4.52%) Front End Development
10 18 (4.52%) Mentoring
10 18 (4.52%) Multithreading
10 18 (4.52%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (4.52%) Project Management
10 18 (4.52%) SDLC
10 18 (4.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 144 (36.18%) C++
2 107 (26.88%) SQL
3 91 (22.86%) Java
4 81 (20.35%) PHP
5 80 (20.10%) C#
6 74 (18.59%) JavaScript
7 66 (16.58%) Python
8 38 (9.55%) Embedded C
9 26 (6.53%) MATLAB
10 23 (5.78%) Ruby
11 19 (4.77%) Objective-C
11 19 (4.77%) VB.NET
12 17 (4.27%) Perl
12 17 (4.27%) VB
13 15 (3.77%) VB6
14 11 (2.76%) Embedded C++
15 8 (2.01%) Apple Swift
15 8 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.26%) Lua
16 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (16.83%) Degree
2 20 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.26%) CISSP
6 8 (2.01%) CCNP
6 8 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.01%) GNVQ
6 8 (2.01%) HND
7 7 (1.76%) CISM
8 5 (1.26%) CHECK Team Leader
8 5 (1.26%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (1.26%) OSCP
9 4 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.75%) CCDA
10 3 (0.75%) CCDP
10 3 (0.75%) CCNA
10 3 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.78%) MISRA
2 14 (3.52%) QA
3 12 (3.02%) MISRA C
4 10 (2.51%) IEC 62304
5 9 (2.26%) ISO 26262
6 8 (2.01%) ISO 13485
7 7 (1.76%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.76%) PCI DSS
8 5 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.01%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.75%) SLA
11 2 (0.50%) COBIT
11 2 (0.50%) GDPR
11 2 (0.50%) GPG13
11 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.25%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (6.53%) Firmware
2 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.50%) Nessus
2 2 (0.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.25%) SELinux
3 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.53%) Google
3 10 (2.51%) EMC
4 9 (2.26%) Cisco
5 8 (2.01%) Oracle
5 8 (2.01%) VMware
6 7 (1.76%) Green Hills
6 7 (1.76%) MKS
7 6 (1.51%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.26%) Brocade
8 5 (1.26%) HP
8 5 (1.26%) Tableau
8 5 (1.26%) Xilinx
9 4 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.01%) Coverity
9 4 (1.01%) F5
9 4 (1.01%) Renesas
10 3 (0.75%) Aruba
10 3 (0.75%) Veeam