Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 67 104
Rank change year-on-year -24 +37 +19
Permanent jobs citing C 251 391 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.06% 3.88% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.20% 7.51% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 202 357 231
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 3,487 5,209 5,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.54% 51.73% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,917 4,469 4,275
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -32 68 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Coventry +15 53 £30,000 -31.03% 13
Herefordshire +15 30 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Worcestershire -4 23 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Warwickshire +19 18 £35,000 -36.36% 22
Solihull +13 11 £48,750 +14.71% 2
Dudley - 7 £22,500 - 2
Staffordshire -5 5 £31,250 -26.47% 11
Shropshire -29 4 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Walsall -1 2 - -
Wolverhampton +5 1 £50,000 +11.11% 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 112 (44.62%) Software Engineering
2 91 (36.25%) Degree
3 82 (32.67%) C++
4 66 (26.29%) Automotive
5 51 (20.32%) C#
6 46 (18.33%) Embedded C
6 46 (18.33%) Mathematics
7 44 (17.53%) SQL
8 42 (16.73%) Linux
8 42 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
9 41 (16.33%) Internet
10 39 (15.54%) Firmware
10 39 (15.54%) Telecoms
10 39 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (14.74%) Project Management
11 37 (14.74%) Microsoft
12 36 (14.34%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (12.75%) Retail
14 29 (11.55%) Artificial Intelligence
14 29 (11.55%) Electronics
14 29 (11.55%) Line Management
15 28 (11.16%) Internet of Things
16 27 (10.76%) Analytics
16 27 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (10.36%) Finance
17 26 (10.36%) Big Data
18 25 (9.96%) Data Visualisation
18 25 (9.96%) Visualisation
18 25 (9.96%) Python
19 24 (9.56%) Windows

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 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.98%) Simulink
4 6 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.39%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.80%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.79%) SaaS
4 3 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.20%) Yammer
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.33%) Internet
2 22 (8.76%) RS-485
3 12 (4.78%) Wireless
4 10 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.59%) RS-232
6 8 (3.19%) SNMP
7 7 (2.79%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.39%) GSM
8 6 (2.39%) LAN
8 6 (2.39%) TETRA
8 6 (2.39%) ZigBee
9 4 (1.59%) DNS
10 3 (1.20%) Bluetooth
10 3 (1.20%) Broadband
10 3 (1.20%) FlexRay
10 3 (1.20%) Skype
11 2 (0.80%) DHCP
11 2 (0.80%) Firewall
11 2 (0.80%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.36%) Big Data
2 19 (7.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.38%) MySQL
4 9 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.80%) Power BI
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.98%) Eclipse
1 10 (3.98%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.39%) CodeWarrior
3 6 (2.39%) JIRA
4 4 (1.59%) Maven
4 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.20%) Subversion
5 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.80%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.80%) Ant
6 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.80%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.80%) Polyspace
6 2 (0.80%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.80%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 66 (26.29%) Automotive
2 39 (15.54%) Telecoms
3 32 (12.75%) Retail
4 29 (11.55%) Electronics
5 26 (10.36%) Finance
6 13 (5.18%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.99%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.59%) Advertising
8 4 (1.59%) German Language
9 3 (1.20%) Avionics
9 3 (1.20%) Marketing
10 2 (0.80%) Military
11 1 (0.40%) Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (19.52%) Software Engineer
2 44 (17.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (11.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (10.76%) Developer
5 26 (10.36%) Analyst
6 19 (7.57%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (4.78%) Consultant
7 12 (4.78%) Data Analyst
8 10 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (3.98%) Team Leader
9 8 (3.19%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.19%) Architect
9 8 (3.19%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (3.19%) Solutions Analyst
10 7 (2.79%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.79%) Firmware Engineer
10 7 (2.79%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (2.79%) Software Developer
11 6 (2.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.16%) .NET
2 19 (7.57%) OpenCV
3 15 (5.98%) CSS
3 15 (5.98%) HTML
4 9 (3.59%) WPF
5 8 (3.19%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.19%) Node.js
6 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.39%) OpenEmbedded
7 6 (2.39%) Yocto
8 5 (1.99%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.99%) HTML5
9 4 (1.59%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.59%) Ajax
9 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.59%) Web Services
10 2 (0.80%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.80%) Material Design
10 2 (0.80%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.16%) Internet of Things
3 20 (7.97%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (6.37%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.19%) CPLD
6 8 (3.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.19%) Verilog
6 8 (3.19%) VHDL
7 7 (2.79%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.39%) SCADA
9 5 (1.99%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.59%) Infotainment
11 3 (1.20%) CMDB
11 3 (1.20%) Industry 4.0
12 2 (0.80%) Blog
12 2 (0.80%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.73%) Linux
2 24 (9.56%) Windows
3 8 (3.19%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.59%) Android
5 4 (1.59%) Unix
6 3 (1.20%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.40%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (44.62%) Software Engineering
2 46 (18.33%) Mathematics
3 42 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (14.74%) Project Management
5 36 (14.34%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (11.55%) Artificial Intelligence
6 29 (11.55%) Line Management
7 27 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (10.76%) Analytics
8 25 (9.96%) Data Visualisation
8 25 (9.96%) Visualisation
9 24 (9.56%) Data Analysis
9 24 (9.56%) Data Analytics
10 18 (7.17%) Computer Science
11 16 (6.37%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.18%) ERP
13 12 (4.78%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (4.78%) Systems Engineering
14 11 (4.38%) OO
14 11 (4.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (32.67%) C++
2 51 (20.32%) C#
3 46 (18.33%) Embedded C
4 44 (17.53%) SQL
5 25 (9.96%) Python
6 22 (8.76%) Java
7 18 (7.17%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.38%) Assembly Language
9 9 (3.59%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.99%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.99%) Perl
10 5 (1.99%) R
11 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.59%) VB
12 3 (1.20%) PHP
12 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.80%) Ada
13 2 (0.80%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 91 (36.25%) Degree
2 6 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.99%) HNC
3 5 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.80%) CEH
6 2 (0.80%) PhD
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CISM
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) CRISC
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) ISO 26262
2 8 (3.19%) QA
3 7 (2.79%) MISRA
4 6 (2.39%) SLA
5 3 (1.20%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.80%) DO-254
6 2 (0.80%) HAZOP
6 2 (0.80%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.80%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.80%) PMO
7 1 (0.40%) GDPR
7 1 (0.40%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (15.54%) Firmware
2 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) HP ALM
1 4 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) SCOM
3 2 (0.80%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Grafana
4 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 37 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.98%) Oracle
3 4 (1.59%) HP
3 4 (1.59%) JD Edwards
3 4 (1.59%) Virgin Media
4 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco
5 2 (0.80%) Dell
5 2 (0.80%) Fujitsu
5 2 (0.80%) Google
5 2 (0.80%) IBM
5 2 (0.80%) Ivanti
5 2 (0.80%) MathWorks
5 2 (0.80%) McAfee
5 2 (0.80%) MKS
5 2 (0.80%) NetApp
5 2 (0.80%) QNX
5 2 (0.80%) VMware
5 2 (0.80%) Xamarin