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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 84 99 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing C 78 67 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.72% 2.10% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 4.11% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 92
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,100 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,722 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1531 1630 2026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.44% 51.10% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1033 1369
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 27 £62,500 +56.25% 6
Glasgow -6 22 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Fife +7 16 £39,000 -
West Lothian +12 5 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +4 5 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - - 2
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 66 (48.89%) Software Engineering
2 56 (41.48%) C++
3 48 (35.56%) C#
4 45 (33.33%) Degree
5 38 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (23.70%) Java
7 29 (21.48%) Computer Science
8 25 (18.52%) Linux
8 25 (18.52%) Python
9 21 (15.56%) Electronics
10 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (13.33%) Finance
11 18 (13.33%) Project Management
11 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 18 (13.33%) SQL
11 18 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 17 (12.59%) .NET
13 15 (11.11%) Perl
13 15 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 14 (10.37%) SDLC
14 14 (10.37%) Firmware
15 13 (9.63%) Manufacturing
15 13 (9.63%) Windows
16 12 (8.89%) Oracle
16 12 (8.89%) VB
16 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
16 12 (8.89%) Information Security
16 12 (8.89%) Mentoring
17 11 (8.15%) PhD
18 10 (7.41%) Military

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 8 (5.93%) SAS
2 3 (2.22%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) OrCAD
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) RMDS
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.22%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.70%) PaaS
1 5 (3.70%) SaaS
2 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.93%) HTTP
2 8 (5.93%) RS-232
3 6 (4.44%) Multicast
3 6 (4.44%) RS-485
4 4 (2.96%) Network Security
5 3 (2.22%) FTP
5 3 (2.22%) SNMP
6 2 (1.48%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.74%) DECT
7 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.74%) UWB
7 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.74%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) Big Data
2 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.22%) Parquet
3 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) LabVIEW
2 4 (2.96%) Selenium
3 3 (2.22%) Appium
4 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.74%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.74%) JUnit
5 1 (0.74%) Maven
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (15.56%) Electronics
2 18 (13.33%) Finance
3 13 (9.63%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.41%) Banking
4 10 (7.41%) Military
5 5 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.22%) Marketing
6 3 (2.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Avionics
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (32.59%) Software Engineer
2 21 (15.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 16 (11.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (7.41%) Architect
4 10 (7.41%) Development Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Firmware Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Applications Architect
9 5 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.70%) Junior
9 5 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) .NET
2 8 (5.93%) CSS
3 7 (5.19%) REST
4 6 (4.44%) Web Services
5 4 (2.96%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.96%) HTML
6 3 (2.22%) Apache Flex
6 3 (2.22%) CGI
6 3 (2.22%) Ext JS
6 3 (2.22%) GWT
6 3 (2.22%) HTML5
6 3 (2.22%) Kafka
6 3 (2.22%) RESTful
6 3 (2.22%) Silverlight
6 3 (2.22%) SOAP
6 3 (2.22%) XML
7 2 (1.48%) Flash
7 2 (1.48%) Java EE
7 2 (1.48%) Middleware
8 1 (0.74%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.48%) Computer Science
2 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (5.93%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.19%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.19%) Device Driver
6 6 (4.44%) Physics
6 6 (4.44%) User Experience
6 6 (4.44%) VHDL
7 5 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.96%) Verilog
9 3 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (2.22%) RIA
10 2 (1.48%) CESG
10 2 (1.48%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Linux
2 13 (9.63%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.96%) Unix
5 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.48%) Android
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.89%) Software Engineering
2 38 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.33%) Project Management
4 15 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 14 (10.37%) SDLC
6 12 (8.89%) Information Security
6 12 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.41%) Business Transformation
8 9 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 9 (6.67%) Lean Manufacturing
8 9 (6.67%) Six Sigma
9 8 (5.93%) BCP
9 8 (5.93%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.93%) Business Continuity Planning
9 8 (5.93%) Functional Testing
9 8 (5.93%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.19%) Coaching
10 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.19%) OO
10 7 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.48%) C++
2 48 (35.56%) C#
3 32 (23.70%) Java
4 25 (18.52%) Python
5 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.33%) SQL
6 15 (11.11%) Perl
7 12 (8.89%) VB
8 8 (5.93%) Embedded C
8 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.19%) Fortran
10 6 (4.44%) C-shell
10 6 (4.44%) Dart
11 5 (3.70%) Lisp
11 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.70%) Ruby
12 4 (2.96%) PHP
13 3 (2.22%) Embedded C++
13 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) PhD
3 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) HND
6 1 (0.74%) CISM
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) Firmware
2 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (2.22%) Fluentd
2 3 (2.22%) Nagios
2 3 (2.22%) Nessus
2 3 (2.22%) QRadar
2 3 (2.22%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (8.89%) Oracle
2 6 (4.44%) ServiceNow
2 6 (4.44%) Solace
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.70%) SAP
3 5 (3.70%) Siemens
4 4 (2.96%) EMC
4 4 (2.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.22%) Avaloq
5 3 (2.22%) FNZ
5 3 (2.22%) Infoblox
5 3 (2.22%) Qualys
5 3 (2.22%) Splunk
6 2 (1.48%) BT
6 2 (1.48%) HP
6 2 (1.48%) IBM
6 2 (1.48%) Sun
6 2 (1.48%) Twitter
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