The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 98 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Permanent jobs citing C 72 109 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 2.93% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 5.28% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 41 93 72
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1616 2065 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.69% 55.54% 57.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1408 1225
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

C Salary Trend in Scotland

C
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Scotland

C
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +15 25 £44,000 +15.78% 1
Edinburgh -21 24 £40,000 - 13
Fife +3 6 £38,250 -7.27%
Highlands - 4 £52,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 4 £45,000 -
Aberdeen +20 2 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Lothian -4 2 - - 1
Dundee -7 2 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 99 (50.77%) C++
2 70 (35.90%) Software Engineering
3 64 (32.82%) C#
4 60 (30.77%) Mathematics
5 55 (28.21%) Linux
6 50 (25.64%) Java
7 49 (25.13%) Degree
8 47 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (24.10%) .NET
8 47 (24.10%) SDLC
9 39 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 35 (17.95%) Unit Testing
10 35 (17.95%) UNIX
11 34 (17.44%) Windows
12 32 (16.41%) SQL
13 29 (14.87%) HTML
14 28 (14.36%) Software Architecture
15 27 (13.85%) Visual Studio
15 27 (13.85%) Electronics
16 23 (11.79%) Subversion
17 22 (11.28%) Waterfall
17 22 (11.28%) JavaScript
18 21 (10.77%) Oracle
19 20 (10.26%) Firmware
20 19 (9.74%) STL
20 19 (9.74%) MFC
20 19 (9.74%) OOP
20 19 (9.74%) Ethernet
20 19 (9.74%) Linear Algebra
21 18 (9.23%) 3D Visualisation

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Simulink
2 2 (1.03%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.74%) Ethernet
2 9 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.62%) Firewall
2 9 (4.62%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) DHCP
3 2 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) ATM
4 1 (0.51%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.56%) MySQL
4 5 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.56%) UniData
5 3 (1.54%) SQLite
5 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 27 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 23 (11.79%) Subversion
3 3 (1.54%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.03%) Gradle
4 2 (1.03%) Ant
4 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.03%) Maven
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.51%) CodeWarrior
5 1 (0.51%) Introscope
5 1 (0.51%) Emacs
5 1 (0.51%) Appium
5 1 (0.51%) jEdit
General
1 27 (13.85%) Electronics
2 15 (7.69%) Banking
3 12 (6.15%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.13%) Finance
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Automotive
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (32.31%) Software Engineer
2 42 (21.54%) Developer
3 36 (18.46%) Trainee
4 14 (7.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
6 12 (6.15%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.64%) C# Developer
8 7 (3.59%) Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.56%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (2.56%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (2.05%) Real Time Engineer
11 4 (2.05%) Software Manager
11 4 (2.05%) Software Project Manager
11 4 (2.05%) AS400 Developer
11 4 (2.05%) RPG Developer
11 4 (2.05%) Database Analyst
11 4 (2.05%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.10%) .NET
2 29 (14.87%) HTML
3 19 (9.74%) STL
3 19 (9.74%) MFC
4 16 (8.21%) Qt
5 13 (6.67%) WPF
5 13 (6.67%) Direct3D
5 13 (6.67%) OpenGL
6 12 (6.15%) Java RMI
6 12 (6.15%) JPA
6 12 (6.15%) Hibernate
7 11 (5.64%) JNI
8 8 (4.10%) CSS
8 8 (4.10%) WinForms
9 3 (1.54%) HTML5
9 3 (1.54%) CSS3
9 3 (1.54%) J2EE
10 2 (1.03%) Web Services
10 2 (1.03%) LAMP
11 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 39 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 18 (9.23%) Visualisation
4 16 (8.21%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (6.67%) CUDA
6 9 (4.62%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.08%) Physics
7 6 (3.08%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.05%) AS400
8 4 (2.05%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.54%) SCADA
10 2 (1.03%) Telematics
11 1 (0.51%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.51%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.21%) Linux
2 35 (17.95%) UNIX
3 34 (17.44%) Windows
4 9 (4.62%) Android
5 7 (3.59%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.03%) OpenWrt
7 2 (1.03%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.90%) Software Engineering
2 47 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.10%) SDLC
3 35 (17.95%) Unit Testing
4 28 (14.36%) Software Architecture
5 22 (11.28%) Waterfall
6 19 (9.74%) Linear Algebra
6 19 (9.74%) OOP
7 18 (9.23%) TDD
7 18 (9.23%) 3D Visualisation
8 14 (7.18%) UML
8 14 (7.18%) Multithreading
9 13 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
10 12 (6.15%) OO
11 9 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.10%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.59%) Open Source
13 7 (3.59%) Line Management
13 7 (3.59%) Project Management
14 6 (3.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 99 (50.77%) C++
2 64 (32.82%) C#
3 50 (25.64%) Java
4 32 (16.41%) SQL
5 22 (11.28%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.23%) VC++
7 13 (6.67%) Embedded C
8 12 (6.15%) PL/SQL
9 11 (5.64%) Python
10 6 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.08%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.56%) PHP
12 4 (2.05%) RPG
12 4 (2.05%) Perl
12 4 (2.05%) COBOL
12 4 (2.05%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.05%) RPG IV
13 3 (1.54%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.54%) VB
14 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (25.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.54%) HND
2 3 (1.54%) PhD
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.03%) APMP
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.26%) Firmware
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (10.77%) Oracle
2 4 (2.05%) Sybase
2 4 (2.05%) Atmel
3 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.03%) VMware
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.51%) EMC
4 1 (0.51%) Intel
4 1 (0.51%) Siemens
4 1 (0.51%) Hyland
4 1 (0.51%) Twitter
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