The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
UK / Scotland
Rank 86 126 60
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -66
Permanent jobs citing C 49 34 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 1.15% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 2.35% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 43
Median salary £43,750 £30,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £18,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
1335 1446 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.78% 49.02% 52.19%
Number of salaries quoted 820 922 1116
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

C Salary Histogram in Scotland

C
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 22 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Glasgow +21 10 £50,000 -20.00% 6
West Lothian +6 7 £50,000 - 6
Fife +6 6 £27,250 -39.44% 2
Dundee +21 2 £47,500 - 2
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for C.

1 56 (61.54%) C++
2 42 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 35 (38.46%) Linux
4 24 (26.37%) Python
5 23 (25.27%) Windows
6 22 (24.18%) Java
7 21 (23.08%) C#
7 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (19.78%) Electronics
9 16 (17.58%) Degree
10 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 13 (14.29%) Embedded C
12 12 (13.19%) UML
13 11 (12.09%) VB
13 11 (12.09%) Finance
13 11 (12.09%) SDLC
14 9 (9.89%) Ruby
14 9 (9.89%) Firmware
14 9 (9.89%) .NET
15 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
15 8 (8.79%) OO
15 8 (8.79%) SQL
15 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
15 8 (8.79%) Solaris
15 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
15 8 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
15 8 (8.79%) Security Testing
15 8 (8.79%) CREST Certified
16 7 (7.69%) Functional Testing
16 7 (7.69%) Mathematics

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (2.20%) Apache
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.10%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) GNU Octave
3 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.10%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) Wireless
2 4 (4.40%) ZigBee
3 3 (3.30%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.30%) DECT
3 3 (3.30%) HTTP
3 3 (3.30%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.20%) ATM
4 2 (2.20%) RS-232
4 2 (2.20%) RS-485
4 2 (2.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.10%) MQTT
5 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) MSDE
4 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.10%) Redis
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Subversion
2 2 (2.20%) Appium
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Selenium
3 1 (1.10%) Ant
3 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.10%) Gradle
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.10%) Maven
3 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (19.78%) Electronics
2 11 (12.09%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.10%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Software Engineer
2 25 (27.47%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (21.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Developer
5 12 (13.19%) C Software Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Manual Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Security Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) HTML
2 4 (4.40%) jQuery
2 4 (4.40%) REST
3 3 (3.30%) Core Data
3 3 (3.30%) CSS
3 3 (3.30%) Node.js
3 3 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.30%) WPF
4 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.20%) Ajax
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.20%) HTML5
4 2 (2.20%) Middleware
4 2 (2.20%) Qt
4 2 (2.20%) Web Services
4 2 (2.20%) XML
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.10%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.10%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.30%) Device Driver
2 3 (3.30%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Arduino
3 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.20%) Derivative
3 2 (2.20%) EMV
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.20%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (2.20%) Smartcard
3 2 (2.20%) Verilog
3 2 (2.20%) W3C
4 1 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.10%) Swaptions
4 1 (1.10%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Linux
2 23 (25.27%) Windows
3 8 (8.79%) Solaris
4 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.49%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Android
5 4 (4.40%) Unix
6 2 (2.20%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.10%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.19%) UML
4 11 (12.09%) SDLC
5 8 (8.79%) OO
5 8 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (8.79%) Security Testing
6 7 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.49%) iOS Development
8 5 (5.49%) OOD
9 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.40%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.40%) DevOps
9 4 (4.40%) MVC
9 4 (4.40%) Project Management
9 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) C++
2 24 (26.37%) Python
3 22 (24.18%) Java
4 21 (23.08%) C#
5 13 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 11 (12.09%) VB
7 9 (9.89%) Ruby
8 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.79%) SQL
9 5 (5.49%) Assembly Language
9 5 (5.49%) Embedded C++
9 5 (5.49%) Perl
10 4 (4.40%) PHP
11 3 (3.30%) Delphi
11 3 (3.30%) Fortran
11 3 (3.30%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.20%) Ada
13 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) CREST Certified
3 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) HND
5 1 (1.10%) MCP
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.10%) EMIR
2 1 (1.10%) MiFID
2 1 (1.10%) MISRA
2 1 (1.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) KVM
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Ansible
1 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.20%) Puppet
2 1 (1.10%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe
4 1 (1.10%) Avaloq
4 1 (1.10%) Charles River
4 1 (1.10%) FNZ
4 1 (1.10%) Freescale
4 1 (1.10%) Intel
4 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.10%) Nintex
4 1 (1.10%) QNX
4 1 (1.10%) Telerik
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
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