Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 114 143
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29 -17
Permanent jobs citing C 237 246 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.55% 2.55% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 5.16% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 201 240 187
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £49,900
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 4,421 4,765 5,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.48% 49.44% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,628 4,133 4,436
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Birmingham -21 77 £51,500 +28.75% 16
Worcestershire +38 29 £39,000 -2.50% 22
Coventry -22 25 £50,000 +66.67% 9
Staffordshire +19 24 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Solihull +29 22 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Herefordshire +23 20 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Warwickshire 0 11 £49,250 +23.13% 18
Shropshire -16 3 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Stourbridge - 1 £85,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 £37,500 - 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for C.

1 78 (32.91%) C++
2 73 (30.80%) SQL
3 64 (27.00%) Microsoft
4 61 (25.74%) C#
5 55 (23.21%) Software Engineering
6 51 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (21.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 46 (19.41%) Java
9 40 (16.88%) Embedded C
10 38 (16.03%) Finance
11 35 (14.77%) Degree
11 35 (14.77%) Mathematics
12 34 (14.35%) Linux
13 31 (13.08%) Workflow
14 27 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (10.97%) TCP/IP
16 25 (10.55%) Python
16 25 (10.55%) Git (software)
17 24 (10.13%) Electronics
17 24 (10.13%) Automotive
18 22 (9.28%) Subversion
18 22 (9.28%) ERP
18 22 (9.28%) HTTP
18 22 (9.28%) Unix
18 22 (9.28%) Windows
18 22 (9.28%) Visual Studio
19 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
19 21 (8.86%) Microservices
20 20 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
21 19 (8.02%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.27%) IIS
3 2 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) Kinematics
Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.53%) Simulink
2 6 (2.53%) Stateflow
2 6 (2.53%) TargetLink
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (21.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.27%) Sage 1000
3 3 (1.27%) Sage 500
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.95%) SaaS
4 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) npm
5 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.97%) TCP/IP
2 22 (9.28%) HTTP
3 6 (2.53%) RS-232
4 5 (2.11%) Bluetooth
4 5 (2.11%) Network Security
4 5 (2.11%) SNMP
5 4 (1.69%) 802.11
5 4 (1.69%) RS-485
5 4 (1.69%) VPN
6 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.84%) DNS
7 2 (0.84%) LAN
7 2 (0.84%) RFID
7 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.42%) Firewall
8 1 (0.42%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.42%) MPLS
8 1 (0.42%) SDH
8 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.95%) MySQL
2 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.27%) MS Access
4 3 (1.27%) QlikView
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.84%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.28%) Subversion
2 22 (9.28%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.80%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.80%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (2.11%) JIRA
5 4 (1.69%) JUnit
5 4 (1.69%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.27%) PVCS
7 2 (0.84%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.84%) Redmine
7 2 (0.84%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.42%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.42%) Bower
8 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.42%) Mockito
8 1 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 38 (16.03%) Finance
2 24 (10.13%) Automotive
2 24 (10.13%) Electronics
3 19 (8.02%) Games
4 16 (6.75%) Advertising
4 16 (6.75%) Retail
5 13 (5.49%) Banking
6 12 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 12 (5.06%) Retail Banking
7 11 (4.64%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.38%) Aerospace
9 6 (2.53%) Law
10 5 (2.11%) Legal
11 4 (1.69%) Marketing
12 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.42%) Avionics
13 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (28.69%) Developer
2 44 (18.57%) Software Engineer
3 33 (13.92%) Embedded Engineer
4 28 (11.81%) Consultant
4 28 (11.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (10.13%) Dynamics NAV Developer
6 17 (7.17%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 16 (6.75%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.33%) Analyst
9 14 (5.91%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.49%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.22%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.22%) Business Consultant
11 10 (4.22%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Electronics Engineer
11 10 (4.22%) IT Manager
11 10 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
12 9 (3.80%) Banking Analyst
12 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Developer
12 9 (3.80%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.59%) WebSockets
2 16 (6.75%) CSS
3 14 (5.91%) HTML
4 9 (3.80%) .NET
5 8 (3.38%) HTML5
6 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (2.11%) jQuery
6 5 (2.11%) OpenGL
7 4 (1.69%) 802.1X
7 4 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (1.69%) CSS3
7 4 (1.69%) Google Maps API
8 3 (1.27%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.27%) Laravel
8 3 (1.27%) Node.js
8 3 (1.27%) React
8 3 (1.27%) RESTful
8 3 (1.27%) Symfony
8 3 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.17%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (4.64%) User Experience
4 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.27%) Industry 4.0
7 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.27%) VHDL
8 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.84%) Fintech
9 1 (0.42%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.42%) iSeries
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.35%) Linux
2 22 (9.28%) Unix
2 22 (9.28%) Windows
3 10 (4.22%) Android
4 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.84%) CentOS
6 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.21%) Software Engineering
2 51 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.77%) Mathematics
4 31 (13.08%) Workflow
5 22 (9.28%) ERP
6 21 (8.86%) Microservices
7 20 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (8.02%) Game Development
8 19 (8.02%) Multithreading
8 19 (8.02%) OOP
8 19 (8.02%) SOA
9 17 (7.17%) Project Management
10 13 (5.49%) Analytics
10 13 (5.49%) MVC
10 13 (5.49%) UML
11 11 (4.64%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.64%) Digital Signal Processing
11 11 (4.64%) Signal Processing
11 11 (4.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.91%) C++
2 73 (30.80%) SQL
3 61 (25.74%) C#
4 46 (19.41%) Java
5 40 (16.88%) Embedded C
6 25 (10.55%) Python
7 19 (8.02%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.64%) PHP
9 8 (3.38%) Embedded C++
10 6 (2.53%) Ruby
11 5 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.11%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.69%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.69%) Java 9
12 4 (1.69%) Lua
12 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.69%) Perl
12 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (14.77%) Degree
2 12 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.53%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.69%) CHECK Team Leader
5 4 (1.69%) CHECK Team Member
5 4 (1.69%) OSCP
6 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) HND
6 3 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.84%) PhD
7 2 (0.84%) RHCE
8 1 (0.42%) CCIE Collaboration
8 1 (0.42%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.42%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) MISRA
2 10 (4.22%) ISO 26262
3 6 (2.53%) MISRA C
4 5 (2.11%) GDPR
4 5 (2.11%) HAZOP
4 5 (2.11%) QA
5 4 (1.69%) DO-178B
5 4 (1.69%) SLA
6 3 (1.27%) IEC 62304
6 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) GPG13
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.38%) Firmware
2 2 (0.84%) iptables
2 2 (0.84%) Squid
2 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) SELinux
2 2 (0.84%) Nagios
3 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 64 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.38%) MKS
3 7 (2.95%) Google
4 6 (2.53%) MathWorks
5 3 (1.27%) EMC
5 3 (1.27%) Sage
5 3 (1.27%) VMware
5 3 (1.27%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco
6 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.84%) Intel
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle
6 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.84%) Renesas
7 1 (0.42%) arcserve
7 1 (0.42%) Dell
7 1 (0.42%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.42%) HP
7 1 (0.42%) IBM
7 1 (0.42%) SAP