Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 100 142
Rank change year-on-year -21 +42 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 208 303 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.29% 3.03% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 5.76% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 173 293 193
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £29,700 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £62,250
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 4,129 5,259 5,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.50% 52.57% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,497 4,589 4,402
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 68 £49,250 +17.96% 23
Staffordshire +10 27 £35,000 -17.65% 9
Coventry -18 22 £47,500 +35.71% 9
Worcestershire +26 18 £42,500 +2.41% 31
Solihull +22 17 £45,000 +100.00% 5
Herefordshire +23 12 £70,000 +69.70% 6
Warwickshire +12 11 £32,500 -23.08% 23
Dudley - 5 £22,500 - 1
Walsall -3 1 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Stourbridge - 1 £85,000 -
C
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 72 (34.62%) C#
2 71 (34.13%) C++
3 55 (26.44%) Microsoft
4 53 (25.48%) Software Engineering
5 50 (24.04%) Degree
6 49 (23.56%) Embedded C
7 48 (23.08%) SQL
8 45 (21.63%) Linux
9 40 (19.23%) Java
9 40 (19.23%) Electronics
10 36 (17.31%) Automotive
11 33 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (14.90%) Mathematics
13 29 (13.94%) Dynamics NAV
14 26 (12.50%) ERP
15 25 (12.02%) Python
16 24 (11.54%) Windows
16 24 (11.54%) Finance
17 23 (11.06%) Visual Studio
18 20 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (9.62%) Workflow
18 20 (9.62%) Manufacturing
19 19 (9.13%) SQL Server
19 19 (9.13%) TCP/IP
19 19 (9.13%) Git (software)
20 18 (8.65%) Embedded Systems
21 16 (7.69%) Firmware
22 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
22 15 (7.21%) .NET
23 14 (6.73%) UML

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 (0.96%) Apache
1 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.29%) Simulink
3 10 (4.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.85%) Stateflow
5 7 (3.37%) TargetLink
6 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.96%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (13.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.37%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.40%) SaaS
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.96%) Office 365
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.13%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.29%) HTTP
3 9 (4.33%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.88%) RS-485
5 5 (2.40%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.40%) Network Security
5 5 (2.40%) RS-232
5 5 (2.40%) SNMP
6 4 (1.92%) DNS
7 3 (1.44%) Internet
7 3 (1.44%) LAN
7 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.96%) FlexRay
8 2 (0.96%) Modbus
8 2 (0.96%) WAN
8 2 (0.96%) Wireless
9 1 (0.48%) ADSL2
9 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.48%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) MySQL
3 7 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.44%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.96%) Big Data
5 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (11.06%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.13%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.77%) Subversion
4 11 (5.29%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.40%) JIRA
7 4 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.44%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.96%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.96%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.96%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.96%) Maven
9 2 (0.96%) PVCS
10 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.48%) Bower
10 1 (0.48%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.48%) StarTeam
General
1 40 (19.23%) Electronics
2 36 (17.31%) Automotive
3 24 (11.54%) Finance
4 20 (9.62%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.25%) Games
6 11 (5.29%) Retail
7 10 (4.81%) Banking
7 10 (4.81%) Retail Banking
7 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
8 9 (4.33%) Advertising
9 7 (3.37%) Marketing
10 5 (2.40%) Law
11 4 (1.92%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.92%) Legal
12 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (25.96%) Developer
2 33 (15.87%) Software Engineer
3 32 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
4 22 (10.58%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 20 (9.62%) Analyst
5 20 (9.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (6.25%) Consultant
7 12 (5.77%) Electronics Engineer
7 12 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (4.33%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.85%) Architect
10 8 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.85%) Business Consultant
10 8 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.37%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Process Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.21%) .NET
2 14 (6.73%) OpenCV
3 11 (5.29%) WebSockets
4 7 (3.37%) HTML
4 7 (3.37%) OpenGL
5 6 (2.88%) CSS
6 4 (1.92%) Node.js
6 4 (1.92%) WPF
7 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.44%) React
8 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.96%) Android SDK
8 2 (0.96%) LAMP
8 2 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.96%) Material Design
8 2 (0.96%) MFC
8 2 (0.96%) REST
9 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.48%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.65%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.33%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.33%) User Experience
5 8 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (3.37%) Industry 4.0
6 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.37%) VHDL
7 6 (2.88%) SCADA
8 5 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.92%) CPLD
9 4 (1.92%) Infotainment
9 4 (1.92%) Verilog
10 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.44%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.96%) Fintech
11 2 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.63%) Linux
2 24 (11.54%) Windows
3 14 (6.73%) Unix
4 7 (3.37%) Android
4 7 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.96%) CentOS
6 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.48%) Software Engineering
2 33 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.90%) Mathematics
4 26 (12.50%) ERP
5 20 (9.62%) Workflow
6 14 (6.73%) Microservices
6 14 (6.73%) UML
7 13 (6.25%) OOP
7 13 (6.25%) Validation
8 12 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (5.77%) FMEA
8 12 (5.77%) Game Development
8 12 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (5.77%) SOA
8 12 (5.77%) TDD
9 11 (5.29%) Analytics
9 11 (5.29%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.29%) Multithreading
10 10 (4.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (34.62%) C#
2 71 (34.13%) C++
3 49 (23.56%) Embedded C
4 48 (23.08%) SQL
5 40 (19.23%) Java
6 25 (12.02%) Python
7 11 (5.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.88%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.44%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.44%) PHP
9 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.96%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.96%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.96%) VC++
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (24.04%) Degree
2 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) ISEB
5 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) HNC
5 2 (0.96%) HND
5 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.96%) RHCE
6 1 (0.48%) CCNP
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PhD
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.29%) ISO 26262
2 10 (4.81%) MISRA
3 8 (3.85%) MISRA C
4 7 (3.37%) DO-178B
4 7 (3.37%) HAZOP
5 3 (1.44%) QA
5 3 (1.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.48%) GCP
7 1 (0.48%) GDPR
7 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (7.69%) Firmware
2 2 (0.96%) iptables
2 2 (0.96%) Squid
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) SELinux
2 2 (0.96%) Nagios
2 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.48%) Grafana
3 1 (0.48%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 55 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.85%) MKS
2 8 (3.85%) Oracle
3 7 (3.37%) MathWorks
4 5 (2.40%) Google
4 5 (2.40%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.92%) EMC
6 3 (1.44%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.44%) IBM
7 2 (0.96%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.96%) HP
7 2 (0.96%) QNX
7 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) arcserve
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix
8 1 (0.48%) Dell
8 1 (0.48%) Epicor