Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 103 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 -31 +59
Permanent jobs citing C 200 243 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.72% 2.88% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.16% 6.61% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 156 196 355
West Midlands median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% +5.96%
10th Percentile £31,000 £22,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 3,249 3,677 5,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.19% 43.57% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,819 3,095 4,484
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +23 50 £50,000 +27.39% 7
Warwickshire +2 37 £42,500 +30.77% 11
Worcestershire -4 28 £42,500 +2.41% 6
Birmingham +4 27 £44,500 +4.71% 18
Herefordshire -13 19 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Shropshire +18 8 £32,500 -29.35% 6
Staffordshire +1 8 £41,500 +27.69% 3
Solihull -20 4 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wolverhampton +18 1 - - 3
Walsall -11 1 £42,500 -
C
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 97 (48.50%) C++
2 92 (46.00%) Degree
3 91 (45.50%) Software Engineering
4 53 (26.50%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (25.00%) Python
6 49 (24.50%) C#
7 48 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (20.50%) SQL
8 41 (20.50%) Telecoms
9 40 (20.00%) Electronics
10 39 (19.50%) Linux
11 38 (19.00%) Embedded C
12 36 (18.00%) Java
12 36 (18.00%) Computer Science
13 31 (15.50%) Firmware
14 29 (14.50%) R
15 27 (13.50%) .NET
15 27 (13.50%) Git (software)
15 27 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (13.00%) Validation
17 25 (12.50%) OO
17 25 (12.50%) Change Management
18 23 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (11.50%) Algorithms
18 23 (11.50%) Mentoring
18 23 (11.50%) AWS
19 22 (11.00%) Collaborative Working
20 21 (10.50%) Quality Management
20 21 (10.50%) Risk Management
20 21 (10.50%) Industrial Design

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 15 (7.50%) SAS
2 2 (1.00%) Confluence
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Simulink
1 10 (5.00%) Stateflow
2 4 (2.00%) TargetLink
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.50%) AWS
2 15 (7.50%) Azure
3 8 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (4.00%) AWS IoT
3 8 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (4.00%) Serverless
4 5 (2.50%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.50%) GCP
5 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.50%) Broadband
2 15 (7.50%) DNS
3 12 (6.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 10 (5.00%) DSL
5 9 (4.50%) Ethernet
5 9 (4.50%) HTTP
5 9 (4.50%) SSH
6 8 (4.00%) FTP
6 8 (4.00%) MQTT
6 8 (4.00%) SMTP
6 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.00%) xDSL
8 5 (2.50%) FlexRay
8 5 (2.50%) RS-485
9 4 (2.00%) Firewall
9 4 (2.00%) SNMP
9 4 (2.00%) VoIP
10 3 (1.50%) DHCP
10 3 (1.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 3 (1.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.00%) MySQL
1 14 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (4.50%) SQLite
4 8 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 8 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.50%) Power BI
6 3 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.00%) Big Data
7 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) DataStage
8 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.50%) Selenium
3 13 (6.50%) JIRA
4 12 (6.00%) GDB
5 10 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.50%) CANoe
7 7 (3.50%) Protractor
8 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.00%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.00%) Maven
10 2 (1.00%) Subversion
11 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.50%) GitLab
11 1 (0.50%) Gradle
11 1 (0.50%) MSI
11 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 41 (20.50%) Telecoms
2 40 (20.00%) Electronics
3 20 (10.00%) Automotive
4 15 (7.50%) Finance
5 12 (6.00%) Banking
5 12 (6.00%) Financial Institution
6 10 (5.00%) Aerospace
6 10 (5.00%) Retail
7 6 (3.00%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.50%) Advertising
8 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.50%) Military
9 2 (1.00%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Local Government
10 1 (0.50%) Police
Job Titles
1 87 (43.50%) Software Engineer
2 74 (37.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 54 (27.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 34 (17.00%) Developer
5 28 (14.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (10.50%) Electronics Engineer
7 20 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 18 (9.00%) Consultant
9 15 (7.50%) C# Developer
10 14 (7.00%) .NET Developer
10 14 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.00%) Analyst
11 12 (6.00%) Risk Consultant
11 12 (6.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Senior Developer
13 10 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 10 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (4.50%) Firmware Engineer
15 8 (4.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.50%) .NET
2 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.50%) Node.js
4 12 (6.00%) REST
5 9 (4.50%) AngularJS
5 9 (4.50%) XML
6 8 (4.00%) Ajax
6 8 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (4.00%) HTML
6 8 (4.00%) XMPP
7 5 (2.50%) CSS
7 5 (2.50%) PyTorch
7 5 (2.50%) Spring
7 5 (2.50%) TensorFlow
8 4 (2.00%) Apache Flex
8 4 (2.00%) Laravel
8 4 (2.00%) Yocto
9 3 (1.50%) WPF
10 2 (1.00%) RESTful
10 2 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.50%) Algorithms
3 16 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (6.00%) Cloud Native
5 12 (6.00%) Credit Risk
6 10 (5.00%) Device Driver
7 8 (4.00%) Smart Home
8 7 (3.50%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.50%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (3.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (3.00%) VHDL
10 5 (2.50%) CUDA
10 5 (2.50%) Public Cloud
11 4 (2.00%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.50%) Driving Licence
13 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.00%) User Experience
14 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.50%) Linux
2 17 (8.50%) Unix
3 11 (5.50%) Windows
4 3 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (45.50%) Software Engineering
2 53 (26.50%) Problem-Solving
3 48 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (18.00%) Computer Science
5 26 (13.00%) Validation
6 25 (12.50%) Change Management
6 25 (12.50%) OO
7 23 (11.50%) Mentoring
7 23 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (11.00%) Collaborative Working
9 21 (10.50%) Industrial Design
9 21 (10.50%) Quality Management
9 21 (10.50%) Risk Management
10 20 (10.00%) Scrum
11 16 (8.00%) Mathematics
12 14 (7.00%) DevOps
12 14 (7.00%) Statistical Modelling
12 14 (7.00%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.50%) Data Science
13 13 (6.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 97 (48.50%) C++
2 50 (25.00%) Python
3 49 (24.50%) C#
4 41 (20.50%) SQL
5 38 (19.00%) Embedded C
6 36 (18.00%) Java
7 29 (14.50%) R
8 13 (6.50%) Scala
9 12 (6.00%) Rust
10 10 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (4.00%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.50%) PHP
13 6 (3.00%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.00%) Perl
14 3 (1.50%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.50%) AWK
16 1 (0.50%) Korn
16 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (46.00%) Degree
2 10 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.00%) CIPD
5 2 (1.00%) CISA
5 2 (1.00%) CISM
5 2 (1.00%) CISSP
5 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CCNA
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.50%) PhD
6 1 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) Basel II
1 12 (6.00%) IFRS
1 12 (6.00%) IFRS 9
2 10 (5.00%) QA
3 7 (3.50%) MISRA
4 6 (3.00%) GDPR
5 5 (2.50%) MISRA C
6 2 (1.00%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (1.00%) ISO 26262
6 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.00%) NCSC
System Software
1 31 (15.50%) Firmware
2 10 (5.00%) Docker
3 5 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
5 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) SELinux
2 3 (1.50%) SCCM
3 2 (1.00%) SCOM
3 2 (1.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.00%) Xilinx
3 6 (3.00%) Cisco
4 4 (2.00%) MathWorks
4 4 (2.00%) MKS
4 4 (2.00%) VMware
5 3 (1.50%) Nokia
6 2 (1.00%) CA
6 2 (1.00%) Citrix
6 2 (1.00%) Dell
6 2 (1.00%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.00%) Juniper
6 2 (1.00%) McAfee
6 2 (1.00%) NetApp
6 2 (1.00%) NVIDIA
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle
6 2 (1.00%) Remedy
6 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.50%) Mentor Graphics