Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 83 121
Rank change year-on-year -7 +38 -12
Permanent jobs citing C 107 274 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.83% 3.46% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.82% 7.60% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 76 208 200
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £34,375 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £60,125
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 1,837 3,607 4,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 48.57% 45.51% 46.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,568 2,890 3,705
Median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +78 33 £55,000 - 17
Worcestershire +3 26 £45,000 +36.36% 6
Warwickshire +11 14 £72,500 +38.10% 9
Coventry -18 12 £45,000 - 3
Staffordshire +13 6 £44,375 +18.33% 3
Herefordshire +10 1 £47,500 - 1
Solihull -7 1 £52,500 +31.25%
C
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 49 (45.79%) C++
2 38 (35.51%) Software Engineering
3 35 (32.71%) C#
4 30 (28.04%) Linux
4 30 (28.04%) Degree
5 26 (24.30%) Electronics
6 24 (22.43%) Embedded C
6 24 (22.43%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (21.50%) UML
8 19 (17.76%) Unix
9 18 (16.82%) Python
9 18 (16.82%) Java
10 17 (15.89%) Configuration Management
11 16 (14.95%) SQL
11 16 (14.95%) Automotive
12 15 (14.02%) Windows
13 14 (13.08%) .NET
13 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.08%) Mathematics
13 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
14 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET
14 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (10.28%) SDLC
15 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (9.35%) Subversion
16 10 (9.35%) MySQL
16 10 (9.35%) VxWorks
16 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
16 10 (9.35%) REST

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 6 (5.61%) Jupyter
2 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Simulink
1 7 (6.54%) TargetLink
2 6 (5.61%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.87%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (1.87%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) AWS
2 6 (5.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.61%) Amazon ECS
2 6 (5.61%) Amazon S3
2 6 (5.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 6 (5.61%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (5.61%) Serverless
3 5 (4.67%) Azure
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) FlexRay
2 4 (3.74%) Wireless
3 2 (1.87%) DHCP
3 2 (1.87%) DNS
3 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) 802.11
4 1 (0.93%) DWDM
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) MQTT
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) RS-485
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) SNMP
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) MySQL
2 6 (5.61%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.61%) BigQuery
2 6 (5.61%) Redis
3 4 (3.74%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.80%) Big Data
5 2 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.87%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.35%) Subversion
3 9 (8.41%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (5.61%) GitLab
4 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.80%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (24.30%) Electronics
2 16 (14.95%) Automotive
3 8 (7.48%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
4 4 (3.74%) Local Government
5 3 (2.80%) Games
6 2 (1.87%) Finance
6 2 (1.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Software Engineer
2 33 (30.84%) Developer
3 32 (29.91%) Embedded Engineer
3 32 (29.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (14.02%) C# Developer
5 13 (12.15%) C++ Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.28%) .NET Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (8.41%) C Developer
9 7 (6.54%) C/C++ Developer
9 7 (6.54%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Data Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 6 (5.61%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) .NET
2 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.35%) REST
4 7 (6.54%) OpenCV
5 6 (5.61%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (5.61%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (5.61%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (5.61%) scikit-learn
6 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.87%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.87%) RESTful
6 2 (1.87%) Web Services
6 2 (1.87%) XML
7 1 (0.93%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.41%) VHDL
3 8 (7.48%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.74%) e-Learning
4 4 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Analogue Electronics
6 2 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Arduino
7 1 (0.93%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.93%) e-Health
7 1 (0.93%) EPoS
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) Linux
2 19 (17.76%) Unix
3 15 (14.02%) Windows
4 10 (9.35%) VxWorks
5 5 (4.67%) Nucleus RTOS
5 5 (4.67%) SafeRTOS
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Software Engineering
2 24 (22.43%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (21.50%) UML
4 17 (15.89%) Configuration Management
5 14 (13.08%) Mathematics
6 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.28%) SDLC
7 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.48%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.48%) Web Development
9 7 (6.54%) Requirements Gathering
9 7 (6.54%) SysML
9 7 (6.54%) Telematics
10 6 (5.61%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (5.61%) Control Theory
10 6 (5.61%) Data Science
10 6 (5.61%) Systems Engineering
10 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.61%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 49 (45.79%) C++
2 35 (32.71%) C#
3 24 (22.43%) Embedded C
4 18 (16.82%) Java
4 18 (16.82%) Python
5 16 (14.95%) SQL
6 9 (8.41%) PHP
7 6 (5.61%) Go
7 6 (5.61%) MATLAB
8 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.67%) R
9 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.93%) Lua
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (28.04%) Degree
2 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.61%) PhD
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) ISO 26262
1 8 (7.48%) MISRA
1 8 (7.48%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.87%) GDPR
2 2 (1.87%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Docker
2 7 (6.54%) Firmware
3 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) SELinux
2 2 (1.87%) SCCM
2 2 (1.87%) SCOM
2 2 (1.87%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.93%) Nessus
3 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) Intel
3 4 (3.74%) Arqiva
3 4 (3.74%) Virgin Media
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco
4 2 (1.87%) Dell
4 2 (1.87%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.87%) McAfee
4 2 (1.87%) NetApp
4 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 2 (1.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Atmel
5 1 (0.93%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) hybris
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Talend
5 1 (0.93%) Xamarin