Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 75 134
Rank change year-on-year -31 +59 +4
Permanent jobs citing C 226 382 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.63% 3.87% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 7.33% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 188 364 207
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,050 £53,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 3,745 5,208 5,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.65% 52.76% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,192 4,530 4,410
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,125 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,625 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -40 61 £42,500 +6.25% 59
Herefordshire +20 28 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Coventry -18 28 £47,500 +35.71% 17
Staffordshire +9 17 £35,000 -17.65% 13
Solihull +9 15 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Worcestershire -4 15 £38,250 -6.13% 22
Warwickshire +19 13 £32,500 -40.91% 29
Dudley - 8 £22,500 - 1
Walsall -3 3 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Shropshire -24 3 £46,000 +15.00% 3
Wolverhampton +1 1 £50,000 +11.11% 4
C
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 74 (32.74%) C++
2 73 (32.30%) C#
2 73 (32.30%) Software Engineering
3 60 (26.55%) Degree
4 54 (23.89%) Embedded C
5 48 (21.24%) SQL
6 47 (20.80%) Linux
7 45 (19.91%) Microsoft
7 45 (19.91%) Electronics
8 38 (16.81%) Automotive
9 35 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (14.60%) Java
11 31 (13.72%) Firmware
12 28 (12.39%) Python
13 27 (11.95%) Mathematics
14 25 (11.06%) Windows
15 24 (10.62%) Embedded Systems
16 23 (10.18%) .NET
16 23 (10.18%) Visual Studio
16 23 (10.18%) Finance
17 22 (9.73%) ERP
18 21 (9.29%) OpenCV
19 20 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
20 19 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (8.41%) JavaScript
21 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
21 18 (7.96%) TCP/IP
21 18 (7.96%) Manufacturing
21 18 (7.96%) RS-485
22 17 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure

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 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.19%) Simulink
3 11 (4.87%) Stateflow
4 9 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.65%) TargetLink
6 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (7.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.10%) SaaS
4 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.88%) Office 365
5 2 (0.88%) Yammer
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.96%) RS-485
1 18 (7.96%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.42%) SNMP
3 9 (3.98%) RS-232
4 8 (3.54%) Bluetooth
4 8 (3.54%) Internet
5 6 (2.65%) Ethernet
5 6 (2.65%) HTTP
6 4 (1.77%) LAN
6 4 (1.77%) Wireless
7 3 (1.33%) Broadband
7 3 (1.33%) DNS
7 3 (1.33%) FlexRay
7 3 (1.33%) Modbus
8 2 (0.88%) Firewall
8 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.88%) Skype
8 2 (0.88%) WAN
8 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.44%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.10%) MySQL
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.88%) Big Data
5 2 (0.88%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) DB2
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (10.18%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.98%) Subversion
4 8 (3.54%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.54%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (3.10%) JIRA
6 4 (1.77%) Maven
7 3 (1.33%) LabVIEW
7 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.33%) StarTeam
7 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.88%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.88%) Ant
8 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.88%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.88%) Polyspace
8 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.88%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.44%) PVCS
General
1 45 (19.91%) Electronics
2 38 (16.81%) Automotive
3 23 (10.18%) Finance
4 18 (7.96%) Manufacturing
5 16 (7.08%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.87%) Retail
7 8 (3.54%) Games
8 7 (3.10%) Aerospace
9 6 (2.65%) Advertising
9 6 (2.65%) Marketing
10 4 (1.77%) German Language
11 3 (1.33%) Avionics
12 2 (0.88%) Banking
12 2 (0.88%) Law
12 2 (0.88%) Legal
12 2 (0.88%) Military
13 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (17.70%) Developer
2 39 (17.26%) Embedded Engineer
3 37 (16.37%) Software Engineer
4 23 (10.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 21 (9.29%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (6.64%) Analyst
7 11 (4.87%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.42%) Electronics Engineer
9 9 (3.98%) Architect
9 9 (3.98%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.54%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.54%) Dynamics NAV Developer
11 7 (3.10%) Consultant
11 7 (3.10%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.65%) Junior
12 6 (2.65%) Technical Specialist
13 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.18%) .NET
2 21 (9.29%) OpenCV
3 16 (7.08%) HTML
4 15 (6.64%) CSS
5 9 (3.98%) Node.js
6 8 (3.54%) WPF
7 6 (2.65%) OpenGL
7 6 (2.65%) WebSockets
8 5 (2.21%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.21%) HTML5
9 4 (1.77%) Ajax
9 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.77%) Web Services
10 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.88%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.88%) Material Design
10 2 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.75%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.87%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (3.98%) CPLD
6 9 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.98%) Verilog
6 9 (3.98%) VHDL
7 8 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (3.54%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.10%) Industry 4.0
9 6 (2.65%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.65%) SCADA
10 4 (1.77%) Infotainment
11 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.88%) Blog
12 2 (0.88%) CMDB
12 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.80%) Linux
2 25 (11.06%) Windows
3 9 (3.98%) Unix
4 6 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.21%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.44%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (32.30%) Software Engineering
2 35 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.95%) Mathematics
4 22 (9.73%) ERP
5 20 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (7.52%) Test Automation
7 13 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (5.31%) OO
8 12 (5.31%) OOP
9 11 (4.87%) Validation
10 10 (4.42%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (4.42%) Project Management
10 10 (4.42%) SOA
10 10 (4.42%) TDD
10 10 (4.42%) Workflow
11 9 (3.98%) DevOps
11 9 (3.98%) MVC
11 9 (3.98%) MVVM
11 9 (3.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.74%) C++
2 73 (32.30%) C#
3 54 (23.89%) Embedded C
4 48 (21.24%) SQL
5 33 (14.60%) Java
6 28 (12.39%) Python
7 19 (8.41%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.10%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.65%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.21%) Perl
11 4 (1.77%) PHP
12 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.33%) R
13 2 (0.88%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) VB
14 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (26.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.88%) HNC
3 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) CCNP
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.44%) CISM
4 1 (0.44%) CISSP
4 1 (0.44%) CRISC
4 1 (0.44%) HND
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) ISO 26262
2 11 (4.87%) MISRA
3 9 (3.98%) QA
4 7 (3.10%) MISRA C
5 6 (2.65%) DO-178B
5 6 (2.65%) HAZOP
6 3 (1.33%) SLA
7 1 (0.44%) GDPR
7 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (13.72%) Firmware
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) Grafana
3 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.42%) Oracle
3 6 (2.65%) MathWorks
3 6 (2.65%) MKS
4 4 (1.77%) Google
5 3 (1.33%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco
6 2 (0.88%) EMC
6 2 (0.88%) HP
6 2 (0.88%) IBM
6 2 (0.88%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.88%) QNX
6 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) Apple
7 1 (0.44%) Citrix
7 1 (0.44%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.44%) Epicor
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee
7 1 (0.44%) NetApp