Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 80 100
Rank change year-on-year -13 +20 +13
Permanent jobs citing C 185 284 288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.03% 3.57% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.65% 8.22% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 129 210 272
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £33,750 £20,000 £32,275
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 2,782 3,456 4,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.62% 43.39% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,416 2,689 3,973
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing C as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for C in the West Midlands

C
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +58 46 £52,500 +23.53% 22
Warwickshire +26 46 £43,750 -0.57% 6
Worcestershire -3 38 £45,000 +36.36% 8
Coventry -30 13 £45,000 +125.00% 7
Herefordshire +1 6 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Staffordshire -3 6 £44,375 +42.00% 7
Solihull -7 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Shropshire +20 3 £33,500 -42.24% 7
C
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 71 (38.38%) C++
2 61 (32.97%) Software Engineering
3 60 (32.43%) C#
4 57 (30.81%) Degree
5 54 (29.19%) Linux
6 48 (25.95%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (21.08%) SQL
8 37 (20.00%) Embedded C
8 37 (20.00%) Electronics
9 35 (18.92%) Windows
9 35 (18.92%) Python
10 33 (17.84%) Java
11 30 (16.22%) AWS
12 29 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (15.68%) Mathematics
13 28 (15.14%) Unix
13 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
14 25 (13.51%) .NET
15 23 (12.43%) Security Cleared
16 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
16 22 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (11.89%) UML
16 22 (11.89%) ASP.NET
17 21 (11.35%) Azure
17 21 (11.35%) REST
18 20 (10.81%) PHP
19 19 (10.27%) JavaScript
19 19 (10.27%) Configuration Management
20 18 (9.73%) MySQL
20 18 (9.73%) Test Automation

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 10 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.16%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.16%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.08%) Simulink
3 2 (1.08%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Primavera
2 3 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.08%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.08%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.54%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.22%) AWS
2 21 (11.35%) Azure
3 7 (3.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.78%) Amazon ECS
3 7 (3.78%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (3.78%) Serverless
4 6 (3.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Office 365
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) DHCP
1 10 (5.41%) DNS
2 8 (4.32%) HTTP
3 7 (3.78%) 802.11
3 7 (3.78%) SNMP
3 7 (3.78%) VPN
4 5 (2.70%) Wireless
5 4 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.62%) Broadband
7 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.08%) Firewall
7 2 (1.08%) Internet
7 2 (1.08%) LAN
7 2 (1.08%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.08%) WAN
7 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.54%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.54%) GPON
8 1 (0.54%) MQTT
8 1 (0.54%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.73%) MySQL
2 12 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.78%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.24%) Redis
6 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.16%) BigQuery
7 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.62%) Big Data
9 2 (1.08%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.54%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.03%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (7.03%) Subversion
3 8 (4.32%) GitLab
4 7 (3.78%) Burp Suite
4 7 (3.78%) Metasploit
4 7 (3.78%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.24%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.54%) JUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) Mockito
8 1 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 37 (20.00%) Electronics
2 17 (9.19%) Automotive
3 12 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.41%) Retail
5 7 (3.78%) Advertising
5 7 (3.78%) Finance
6 5 (2.70%) Games
6 5 (2.70%) Local Government
6 5 (2.70%) Military
7 3 (1.62%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.62%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.08%) Marketing
8 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.54%) Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Police
Job Titles
1 58 (31.35%) Software Engineer
2 56 (30.27%) Developer
3 46 (24.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 44 (23.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 27 (14.59%) Senior Developer
6 25 (13.51%) C# Developer
7 21 (11.35%) .NET Developer
7 21 (11.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 20 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (10.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 20 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
9 15 (8.11%) C++ Developer
10 13 (7.03%) Electronics Engineer
11 11 (5.95%) C Developer
12 10 (5.41%) Administrator
12 10 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (4.86%) C/C++ Developer
13 9 (4.86%) PHP Developer
14 8 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.51%) .NET
2 22 (11.89%) ASP.NET
3 21 (11.35%) REST
4 7 (3.78%) 802.1X
4 7 (3.78%) OpenCV
5 6 (3.24%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (3.24%) CSS
5 6 (3.24%) HTML
5 6 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.16%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (2.16%) RESTful
6 4 (2.16%) scikit-learn
7 3 (1.62%) Web Services
7 3 (1.62%) WPF
7 3 (1.62%) XML
8 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.08%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.08%) Spring
9 1 (0.54%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.65%) Algorithms
3 15 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (7.03%) VHDL
5 12 (6.49%) Driving Licence
6 10 (5.41%) User Experience
7 8 (4.32%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.78%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.70%) e-Learning
10 4 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.16%) SCADA
11 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.62%) FMCG
12 2 (1.08%) Analogue Electronics
13 1 (0.54%) Anti-Piracy
13 1 (0.54%) Arduino
13 1 (0.54%) CAN bus
13 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (29.19%) Linux
2 35 (18.92%) Windows
3 28 (15.14%) Unix
4 7 (3.78%) Kali Linux
5 6 (3.24%) VxWorks
6 5 (2.70%) SafeRTOS
7 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.54%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.97%) Software Engineering
2 48 (25.95%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (15.68%) Mathematics
4 22 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (11.89%) UML
5 19 (10.27%) Configuration Management
6 18 (9.73%) Test Automation
7 15 (8.11%) SDLC
8 14 (7.57%) Computer Science
8 14 (7.57%) Project Delivery
9 13 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (7.03%) Mentoring
9 13 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.03%) Validation
10 12 (6.49%) Change Management
10 12 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.49%) DevOps
10 12 (6.49%) ITIL
10 12 (6.49%) OO
10 12 (6.49%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.38%) C++
2 60 (32.43%) C#
3 39 (21.08%) SQL
4 37 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 35 (18.92%) Python
6 33 (17.84%) Java
7 20 (10.81%) PHP
8 19 (10.27%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.95%) Bash Shell
9 11 (5.95%) R
10 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.78%) Lua
11 7 (3.78%) Ruby
12 6 (3.24%) Go
13 5 (2.70%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.08%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.08%) Rust
15 1 (0.54%) ABAP
15 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 57 (30.81%) Degree
2 23 (12.43%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.70%) HND
7 4 (2.16%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (2.16%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (2.16%) CREST Certified
7 4 (2.16%) Cyber Scheme
7 4 (2.16%) GPEN
7 4 (2.16%) GWAPT
7 4 (2.16%) OSCE
7 4 (2.16%) OSCP
7 4 (2.16%) PhD
7 4 (2.16%) SANS
7 4 (2.16%) Tigerscheme
8 2 (1.08%) CISA
8 2 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) QA
2 7 (3.78%) MISRA
3 6 (3.24%) MISRA C
4 5 (2.70%) ISO 26262
5 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.08%) DO-178B
6 2 (1.08%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.08%) IEC 62304
6 2 (1.08%) NCSC
7 1 (0.54%) Basel II
7 1 (0.54%) GDPR
7 1 (0.54%) IFRS
7 1 (0.54%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 16 (8.65%) Docker
2 12 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.41%) vSphere
4 4 (2.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (7.03%) SELinux
2 10 (5.41%) SCCM
2 10 (5.41%) SCOM
2 10 (5.41%) vCenter Server
3 7 (3.78%) Nessus
3 7 (3.78%) Nmap
4 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.49%) Cisco
3 10 (5.41%) Dell
3 10 (5.41%) Fujitsu
3 10 (5.41%) McAfee
3 10 (5.41%) NetApp
3 10 (5.41%) VMware
4 6 (3.24%) Remedy
5 5 (2.70%) Arqiva
5 5 (2.70%) Intel
5 5 (2.70%) Virgin Media
6 3 (1.62%) SAP
7 2 (1.08%) EMC
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) Juniper
8 1 (0.54%) Nokia
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.54%) SonicWALL