Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 100 113
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13 +28
Permanent jobs citing C 344 269 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.50% 2.64% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.00% 5.63% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 304 238 242
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 4,911 4,780 5,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.01% 46.88% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,088 4,048 4,439
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 February 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 19 February 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 +27 97 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Coventry +5 46 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Worcestershire +13 34 £42,500 +17.24% 25
Staffordshire +18 27 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Warwickshire -21 25 £55,000 +37.50% 23
Shropshire +11 22 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Herefordshire +11 17 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Solihull +8 13 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Halesowen - 4 £33,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
C
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 120 (34.88%) C++
2 107 (31.10%) SQL
3 87 (25.29%) Java
4 72 (20.93%) C#
5 67 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (19.19%) Software Engineering
7 64 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 58 (16.86%) CSS
9 57 (16.57%) Git (software)
10 55 (15.99%) JavaScript
10 55 (15.99%) HTML
11 54 (15.70%) PHP
12 52 (15.12%) Degree
13 51 (14.83%) Dynamics NAV
13 51 (14.83%) MySQL
14 49 (14.24%) Retail
15 44 (12.79%) .NET
15 44 (12.79%) Linux
16 43 (12.50%) Python
17 41 (11.92%) Android
17 41 (11.92%) HTML5
18 39 (11.34%) Mathematics
19 37 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (10.47%) Finance
21 33 (9.59%) Automotive
22 32 (9.30%) Electronics
23 31 (9.01%) CSS3
24 30 (8.72%) Apple iOS
24 30 (8.72%) Advertising
24 30 (8.72%) TCP/IP

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 9 (2.62%) OpenStack
1 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.16%) WordPress
3 3 (0.87%) CMS
3 3 (0.87%) IIS
4 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.29%) Drupal
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.29%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.03%) Simulink
4 6 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.74%) Doxygen
4 6 (1.74%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.87%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.58%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (14.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 3 (0.87%) Sage 1000
3 3 (0.87%) Sage 500
3 3 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.45%) Google Play
4 5 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.58%) Office 365
6 2 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.72%) TCP/IP
2 29 (8.43%) HTTP
3 11 (3.20%) VPN
4 10 (2.91%) SNMP
5 9 (2.62%) 802.11
6 7 (2.03%) Firewall
7 6 (1.74%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.45%) RS-485
9 4 (1.16%) Network Security
10 3 (0.87%) Internet
10 3 (0.87%) RS-232
10 3 (0.87%) SAN
10 3 (0.87%) SSH
10 3 (0.87%) Wireless
11 2 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (0.58%) Modbus
11 2 (0.58%) Skype
11 2 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.83%) MySQL
2 26 (7.56%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 20 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.91%) Big Data
7 9 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.87%) MS Access
9 3 (0.87%) QlikView
9 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 57 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.14%) Subversion
3 16 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.07%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (3.78%) JUnit
6 12 (3.49%) Android Studio
6 12 (3.49%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.49%) PHPUnit
7 9 (2.62%) JIRA
8 8 (2.33%) Xcode
9 3 (0.87%) Redmine
9 3 (0.87%) VectorCAST
10 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.29%) Mockito
11 1 (0.29%) MSI
11 1 (0.29%) ProC
11 1 (0.29%) PVCS
11 1 (0.29%) StarTeam
General
1 49 (14.24%) Retail
2 36 (10.47%) Finance
3 33 (9.59%) Automotive
4 32 (9.30%) Electronics
5 30 (8.72%) Advertising
6 26 (7.56%) Games
7 15 (4.36%) Manufacturing
7 15 (4.36%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.49%) Marketing
9 6 (1.74%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.16%) Back Office
10 4 (1.16%) Banking
11 3 (0.87%) Legal
11 3 (0.87%) Military
11 3 (0.87%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.29%) Avionics
13 1 (0.29%) Billing
13 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (39.53%) Developer
2 50 (14.53%) Software Engineer
3 38 (11.05%) Senior Developer
4 33 (9.59%) Embedded Engineer
5 31 (9.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 31 (9.01%) PHP Developer
6 28 (8.14%) Architect
7 24 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 24 (6.98%) Consultant
8 20 (5.81%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
9 19 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (5.52%) HTML Developer
10 18 (5.23%) HTML CSS Developer
11 17 (4.94%) C++ Developer
12 16 (4.65%) Project Manager
12 16 (4.65%) SQL Developer
12 16 (4.65%) Technical Architect
13 15 (4.36%) Dynamics NAV Developer
13 15 (4.36%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.78%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.86%) CSS
2 55 (15.99%) HTML
3 44 (12.79%) .NET
4 41 (11.92%) HTML5
5 31 (9.01%) CSS3
6 28 (8.14%) jQuery
7 26 (7.56%) Node.js
8 20 (5.81%) ASP.NET
8 20 (5.81%) Laravel
8 20 (5.81%) WebSockets
9 17 (4.94%) Web Services
10 16 (4.65%) AngularJS
10 16 (4.65%) REST
10 16 (4.65%) XML
11 13 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (3.49%) RESTful
12 12 (3.49%) Silex
12 12 (3.49%) Symfony
13 11 (3.20%) SOAP
14 9 (2.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.85%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (4.65%) User Experience
4 15 (4.36%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.36%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (1.45%) VHDL
5 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.16%) EPoS
6 4 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.87%) ASIC
7 3 (0.87%) CPLD
7 3 (0.87%) Cyberattack
7 3 (0.87%) iPad
7 3 (0.87%) iPhone
7 3 (0.87%) Life Science
8 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.79%) Linux
2 41 (11.92%) Android
3 30 (8.72%) Apple iOS
4 28 (8.14%) Windows
5 27 (7.85%) Unix
6 7 (2.03%) FreeRTOS
6 7 (2.03%) SafeRTOS
6 7 (2.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 4 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.87%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.58%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (19.19%) Software Engineering
3 39 (11.34%) Mathematics
4 28 (8.14%) Multithreading
5 25 (7.27%) Workflow
6 23 (6.69%) OOP
7 22 (6.40%) Project Management
8 21 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (5.81%) Game Development
9 20 (5.81%) Microservices
9 20 (5.81%) Scrum
9 20 (5.81%) SOA
9 20 (5.81%) Web Development
10 19 (5.52%) E-Commerce
11 18 (5.23%) SEO
12 16 (4.65%) Change Management
12 16 (4.65%) Test Automation
13 15 (4.36%) ERP
13 15 (4.36%) Unit Testing
14 14 (4.07%) UML
Programming Languages
1 120 (34.88%) C++
2 107 (31.10%) SQL
3 87 (25.29%) Java
4 72 (20.93%) C#
5 55 (15.99%) JavaScript
6 54 (15.70%) PHP
7 43 (12.50%) Python
8 29 (8.43%) Embedded C
9 20 (5.81%) Ruby
10 17 (4.94%) Perl
11 13 (3.78%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.49%) MATLAB
13 11 (3.20%) Objective-C
13 11 (3.20%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.62%) Lua
14 9 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.62%) VB
15 8 (2.33%) VB6
16 6 (1.74%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.74%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 52 (15.12%) Degree
2 21 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.62%) CHECK Team Leader
4 9 (2.62%) CHECK Team Member
4 9 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.62%) OSCP
5 5 (1.45%) CISSP
5 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.87%) CCNA
7 3 (0.87%) CCNP
7 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.87%) CISM
7 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.58%) CCDA
8 2 (0.58%) CCDP
8 2 (0.58%) CRISC
8 2 (0.58%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.52%) MISRA
2 15 (4.36%) QA
3 12 (3.49%) ISO 26262
4 9 (2.62%) MISRA C
5 6 (1.74%) GDPR
5 6 (1.74%) IEC 62304
5 6 (1.74%) ISO 13485
5 6 (1.74%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.87%) COBIT
6 3 (0.87%) GPG13
6 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.87%) SLA
7 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.29%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.29%) PMO
8 1 (0.29%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (2.62%) Firmware
2 5 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Nessus
1 2 (0.58%) SCOM
2 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco CME
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.94%) Google
3 9 (2.62%) VMware
4 6 (1.74%) EMC
5 5 (1.45%) Brocade
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle
5 5 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.16%) Cisco
6 4 (1.16%) F5
6 4 (1.16%) Intel
6 4 (1.16%) MKS
6 4 (1.16%) Twitter
7 3 (0.87%) Aruba
7 3 (0.87%) HP
7 3 (0.87%) MathWorks
7 3 (0.87%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (0.87%) Sage
7 3 (0.87%) SAP
7 3 (0.87%) Veeam
7 3 (0.87%) Xilinx