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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 127 74 89
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +15
Permanent jobs citing C 34 88 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 2.89% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 5.53% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 35
Average salary £29,500 £36,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.62% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £8,794 £27,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1480 1590 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.63% 52.13% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1079 1196
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
Edinburgh -12 13 £25,000 -35.06% 8
Glasgow -20 6 £50,000 -0.99% 2
Aberdeen - 6 £42,500 - 1
Fife -1 4 - - 1
West Lothian -5 2 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Highlands -1 1 £52,500 -
Dundee -19 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (53.06%) Software Engineering
2 49 (50.00%) C++
3 37 (37.76%) Degree
4 32 (32.65%) Java
5 25 (25.51%) Python
6 24 (24.49%) Linux
7 23 (23.47%) Computer Science
8 20 (20.41%) C#
9 18 (18.37%) Firmware
10 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (15.31%) .NET
11 15 (15.31%) Windows
12 13 (13.27%) Android
12 13 (13.27%) SQL
12 13 (13.27%) Electronics
13 12 (12.24%) Perl
14 11 (11.22%) OO
14 11 (11.22%) Finance
14 11 (11.22%) Embedded C
15 10 (10.20%) OOD
15 10 (10.20%) Mathematics
16 9 (9.18%) Unix
17 8 (8.16%) MATLAB
17 8 (8.16%) Digital Media
17 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
18 7 (7.14%) Algorithms
18 7 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
18 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
18 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
19 6 (6.12%) VB

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (3.06%) Confluence
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.04%) GitHub
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) SAN
2 3 (3.06%) Network Security
2 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) Wireless
3 2 (2.04%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) RS-485
4 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) RS-232
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.08%) DTS
4 4 (4.08%) GIS
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 7
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.06%) Big Data
5 3 (3.06%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) MSDE
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) SQLite
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.12%) JIRA
3 4 (4.08%) Subversion
4 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.06%) Maven
5 2 (2.04%) Ant
5 2 (2.04%) Clang
5 2 (2.04%) GDB
5 2 (2.04%) Gradle
5 2 (2.04%) WinDbg
5 2 (2.04%) Xcode
6 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.02%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.02%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (13.27%) Electronics
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Military
6 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Firmware Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Junior
8 6 (6.12%) Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Development Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) DBA
10 4 (4.08%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Real Time Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) OpenCV
3 3 (3.06%) CSS
3 3 (3.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.06%) LAMP
4 2 (2.04%) DirectX
4 2 (2.04%) Middleware
4 2 (2.04%) OpenCL
4 2 (2.04%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.02%) CSS3
5 1 (1.02%) Django
5 1 (1.02%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.02%) HTML5
5 1 (1.02%) Java RMI
5 1 (1.02%) JPA
5 1 (1.02%) MFC
5 1 (1.02%) ODBC
5 1 (1.02%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.16%) Digital Media
4 7 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (5.10%) Device Driver
6 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.08%) Clustering
6 4 (4.08%) Replication
7 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.04%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.04%) Physics
8 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.04%) Wiki
9 1 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.02%) APACS
9 1 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.02%) CESG
9 1 (1.02%) EMV
9 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Linux
2 15 (15.31%) Windows
3 13 (13.27%) Android
4 9 (9.18%) Unix
5 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.06%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.04%) OpenWrt
8 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.06%) Software Engineering
2 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.22%) OO
4 10 (10.20%) OOD
5 6 (6.12%) Change Management
5 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.12%) High Availability
5 6 (6.12%) Image Processing
5 6 (6.12%) Project Management
5 6 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (6.12%) Signal Processing
6 5 (5.10%) Information Engineering
6 5 (5.10%) Machine Learning
6 5 (5.10%) TDD
6 5 (5.10%) Web Development
7 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.08%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.00%) C++
2 32 (32.65%) Java
3 25 (25.51%) Python
4 20 (20.41%) C#
5 13 (13.27%) SQL
6 12 (12.24%) Perl
7 11 (11.22%) Embedded C
8 8 (8.16%) MATLAB
9 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.12%) VB
10 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
11 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
11 4 (4.08%) PHP
11 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.06%) Fortran
12 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.06%) Ruby
13 2 (2.04%) Assembly Language
13 2 (2.04%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.02%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (37.76%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) PhD
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) CCNA
4 1 (1.02%) CCNP
4 1 (1.02%) CEH
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.02%) CISSP
4 1 (1.02%) HNC
4 1 (1.02%) HND
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) MCP
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) OCP
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.02%) SANS
4 1 (1.02%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.02%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) HP
2 3 (3.06%) Minitab
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) Atmel
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco
3 2 (2.04%) IBM
3 2 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) Apple
4 1 (1.02%) Juniper
4 1 (1.02%) MathWorks
4 1 (1.02%) Nortel
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) VMware
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