The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 7 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing C 6 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 16.67% 27.12% 19.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 44.44% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 52.78% 61.02% 58.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 32
Average salary £31,625 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

C
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Fife region.

C Salary Trend in Fife

C
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

C Salary Histogram in Fife

C
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +1 5 £25,000 -13.79%
C
Scotland

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Fife region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Electronics
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) OOD
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) RS-232
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (10.00%) EMV
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) APACS
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (10.00%) JTAG
7 1 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring

C
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Fife region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) RS-232
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) APACS
2 1 (10.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JTAG