Period
to 18 March 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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 83 104
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 +25
Permanent jobs citing C 279 321 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.53% 3.26% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 6.61% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 211 279 236
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £29,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
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 3,349 4,857 4,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.35% 49.29% 47.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,660 4,012 4,047
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
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 March 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 March 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 +52 75 £20,000 -55.56% 14
Worcestershire +9 66 £33,000 -34.00% 23
Birmingham -60 34 £42,500 -11.46% 33
Solihull +11 20 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Warwickshire +15 17 £47,500 -13.64% 11
Herefordshire -8 17 £55,000 +25.00% 6
Staffordshire +1 14 £25,000 -44.44% 6
Shropshire -12 6 £56,750 +41.88% 5
Dudley - 5 £22,500 - 1
Walsall - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 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.

1 163 (58.42%) Software Engineering
2 109 (39.07%) Degree
3 98 (35.13%) C++
4 90 (32.26%) Automotive
5 88 (31.54%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
7 76 (27.24%) Mathematics
8 61 (21.86%) C#
9 60 (21.51%) Internet
9 60 (21.51%) Project Management
10 59 (21.15%) Telecoms
10 59 (21.15%) Data Analysis
10 59 (21.15%) Analytics
11 58 (20.79%) SQL
12 57 (20.43%) Visualisation
13 54 (19.35%) Retail
13 54 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
14 51 (18.28%) Microsoft
14 51 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
14 51 (18.28%) Internet of Things
15 50 (17.92%) Line Management
15 50 (17.92%) Data Visualisation
16 49 (17.56%) Data Analytics
16 49 (17.56%) Big Data
17 42 (15.05%) Embedded C
18 41 (14.70%) Algorithms
19 39 (13.98%) Linux
20 37 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (12.54%) .NET
21 35 (12.54%) SQL Server

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 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.08%) SAS
1 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (5.73%) Simulink
2 13 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.23%) Stateflow
4 5 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.08%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (1.08%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.60%) SaaS
3 22 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.08%) Yammer
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.51%) Internet
2 11 (3.94%) Ethernet
3 9 (3.23%) RS-485
3 9 (3.23%) Wireless
4 8 (2.87%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.51%) RS-232
6 6 (2.15%) GSM
6 6 (2.15%) LAN
6 6 (2.15%) TETRA
6 6 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.15%) ZigBee
7 5 (1.79%) HTTP
8 4 (1.43%) FlexRay
9 3 (1.08%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.08%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.08%) SAN
9 3 (1.08%) Skype
9 3 (1.08%) SNMP
9 3 (1.08%) VoIP
9 3 (1.08%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.56%) Big Data
2 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
3 32 (11.47%) Relational Database
4 21 (7.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (3.58%) MySQL
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.72%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.72%) Power BI
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.96%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (3.94%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.15%) CodeWarrior
5 5 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.43%) JIRA
6 4 (1.43%) Subversion
6 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.72%) Ant
7 2 (0.72%) Maven
7 2 (0.72%) Polyspace
7 2 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.72%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.72%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.36%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.36%) Moq
8 1 (0.36%) NUnit
8 1 (0.36%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 90 (32.26%) Automotive
2 59 (21.15%) Telecoms
3 54 (19.35%) Retail
4 32 (11.47%) Electronics
5 20 (7.17%) Finance
6 12 (4.30%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.51%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.43%) German Language
10 3 (1.08%) Games
10 3 (1.08%) Military
11 2 (0.72%) Advertising
11 2 (0.72%) Avionics
11 2 (0.72%) Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Legal
12 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (31.54%) Software Engineer
2 64 (22.94%) Embedded Engineer
3 57 (20.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 52 (18.64%) Developer
5 31 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.60%) Analyst
7 14 (5.02%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.02%) Graduate
8 13 (4.66%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.66%) Data Analyst
8 13 (4.66%) Digital Analyst
8 13 (4.66%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (4.66%) Graduate Software Developer
8 13 (4.66%) Solutions Analyst
9 12 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.30%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.94%) Junior
11 9 (3.23%) Junior Developer
11 9 (3.23%) Junior Software Developer
11 9 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.54%) .NET
2 32 (11.47%) HTML
3 28 (10.04%) CSS
4 26 (9.32%) ASP.NET
5 25 (8.96%) WPF
6 24 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (8.24%) AngularJS
7 23 (8.24%) HTML5
8 22 (7.89%) Ajax
9 21 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (7.53%) Web Services
10 6 (2.15%) OpenCV
10 6 (2.15%) OpenEmbedded
10 6 (2.15%) Yocto
11 4 (1.43%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.43%) REST
11 4 (1.43%) XML
12 3 (1.08%) OpenGL
13 2 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 88 (31.54%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (18.28%) Internet of Things
3 41 (14.70%) Algorithms
4 21 (7.53%) VHDL
5 10 (3.58%) Cyberattack
6 7 (2.51%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.15%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.79%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.43%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.43%) SCADA
10 3 (1.08%) CMDB
10 3 (1.08%) CPLD
10 3 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.08%) Life Science
10 3 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.72%) ASIC
11 2 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.98%) Linux
2 20 (7.17%) Unix
3 14 (5.02%) Windows
4 9 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.79%) Android
5 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.08%) SafeRTOS
7 2 (0.72%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (0.72%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (58.42%) Software Engineering
2 81 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
3 76 (27.24%) Mathematics
4 60 (21.51%) Project Management
5 59 (21.15%) Analytics
5 59 (21.15%) Data Analysis
6 57 (20.43%) Visualisation
7 54 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
8 51 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
9 50 (17.92%) Data Visualisation
9 50 (17.92%) Line Management
10 49 (17.56%) Data Analytics
11 37 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (9.32%) Configuration Management
12 26 (9.32%) MVC
12 26 (9.32%) OO
13 25 (8.96%) UML
14 24 (8.60%) MVVM
15 23 (8.24%) Computer Science
15 23 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.13%) C++
2 61 (21.86%) C#
3 58 (20.79%) SQL
4 42 (15.05%) Embedded C
5 34 (12.19%) JavaScript
6 28 (10.04%) Java
6 28 (10.04%) Python
7 17 (6.09%) MATLAB
8 12 (4.30%) R
9 10 (3.58%) Assembly Language
10 9 (3.23%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.79%) Perl
12 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.43%) VB
13 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.08%) VBScript
14 2 (0.72%) Ada
14 2 (0.72%) PHP
15 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 109 (39.07%) Degree
2 26 (9.32%) SC Cleared
2 26 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.23%) PhD
4 6 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.79%) HNC
6 3 (1.08%) CCNA
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.72%) CEH
7 2 (0.72%) CIPD
7 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) MISRA
2 5 (1.79%) IEC 62304
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.43%) GDPR
3 4 (1.43%) ISO 26262
3 4 (1.43%) MISRA C
4 3 (1.08%) HAZOP
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 13485
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.08%) PMO
5 2 (0.72%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.72%) DO-254
5 2 (0.72%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 26 (9.32%) Firmware
2 6 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (6.45%) SELinux
2 4 (1.43%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.08%) SCCM
4 2 (0.72%) SCOM
4 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.79%) MathWorks
2 5 (1.79%) Virgin Media
2 5 (1.79%) VMware
2 5 (1.79%) Xamarin
3 4 (1.43%) Cisco
3 4 (1.43%) HP
3 4 (1.43%) MKS
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle
3 4 (1.43%) SAP
4 3 (1.08%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.08%) Software AG
5 2 (0.72%) Arqiva
5 2 (0.72%) Dell
5 2 (0.72%) Fujitsu
5 2 (0.72%) McAfee
5 2 (0.72%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (0.72%) NetApp
5 2 (0.72%) Renesas
6 1 (0.36%) Nokia