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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 120 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 53 106 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 2.87% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 5.39% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 79 45
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,300 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,800 £50,000
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
1654 1968 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.61% 53.20% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1285 1100
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,582 £29,040 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Edinburgh -39 22 £39,250 +1.94% 13
Glasgow -1 13 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Fife +1 5 £36,500 +16.80% 2
Dundee -3 4 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Highlands +2 3 £52,500 +84.76%
West Lothian 0 3 £60,000 +60.00%
Aberdeen +2 2 £40,000 -4.19% 1
Moray - 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 84 (61.31%) C++
2 63 (45.99%) Software Engineering
3 61 (44.53%) C#
4 50 (36.50%) Linux
5 46 (33.58%) .NET
6 44 (32.12%) Degree
7 42 (30.66%) Java
8 39 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (27.74%) Windows
10 35 (25.55%) SDLC
11 32 (23.36%) Computer Science
12 31 (22.63%) Unit Testing
13 28 (20.44%) Visual Studio
14 26 (18.98%) UNIX
14 26 (18.98%) SQL
15 24 (17.52%) Mathematics
16 23 (16.79%) Subversion
16 23 (16.79%) Software Architecture
16 23 (16.79%) Embedded Systems
17 22 (16.06%) HTML
18 21 (15.33%) Waterfall
19 20 (14.60%) Firmware
20 19 (13.87%) Electronics
20 19 (13.87%) TDD
21 18 (13.14%) UML
22 17 (12.41%) STL
22 17 (12.41%) MFC
22 17 (12.41%) Ethernet
22 17 (12.41%) Python
23 16 (11.68%) VC++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (2.19%) Confluence
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.46%) Apache
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Simulink
2 2 (1.46%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) GitHub
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.41%) Ethernet
2 9 (6.57%) Firewall
2 9 (6.57%) Network Security
3 8 (5.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.46%) DNS
4 2 (1.46%) DHCP
4 2 (1.46%) Wireless
5 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.57%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (6.57%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.65%) MySQL
5 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.19%) UniData
6 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.46%) SQLite
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (20.44%) Visual Studio
2 23 (16.79%) Subversion
3 5 (3.65%) JIRA
4 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.19%) WinDbg
5 2 (1.46%) GDB
5 2 (1.46%) Gradle
5 2 (1.46%) Clang
5 2 (1.46%) Ant
5 2 (1.46%) Xcode
5 2 (1.46%) Maven
6 1 (0.73%) Selenium
6 1 (0.73%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.73%) CodeWarrior
6 1 (0.73%) jEdit
6 1 (0.73%) Emacs
6 1 (0.73%) Appium
General
1 19 (13.87%) Electronics
2 11 (8.03%) Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.65%) Finance
5 2 (1.46%) Automotive
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (41.61%) Software Engineer
2 35 (25.55%) Developer
3 13 (9.49%) Firmware Engineer
4 11 (8.03%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Analyst
7 6 (4.38%) Junior
8 5 (3.65%) Junior Software Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Development Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) AS400 Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Real Time Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) RPG Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Database Analyst
9 4 (2.92%) Graduate
10 3 (2.19%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.19%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (2.19%) Systems Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.58%) .NET
2 22 (16.06%) HTML
3 17 (12.41%) STL
3 17 (12.41%) MFC
4 13 (9.49%) WinForms
5 8 (5.84%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.84%) Java RMI
5 8 (5.84%) OpenGL
5 8 (5.84%) JPA
5 8 (5.84%) Qt
6 7 (5.11%) JNI
7 6 (4.38%) WPF
7 6 (4.38%) Direct3D
8 5 (3.65%) CSS
9 3 (2.19%) J2EE
10 2 (1.46%) DirectX
10 2 (1.46%) LAMP
10 2 (1.46%) Web Services
10 2 (1.46%) OpenCL
11 1 (0.73%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.36%) Computer Science
2 24 (17.52%) Mathematics
3 23 (16.79%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (11.68%) Visualisation
5 14 (10.22%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.38%) CUDA
7 4 (2.92%) AS400
7 4 (2.92%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.19%) SCADA
8 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.46%) Physics
9 2 (1.46%) Wiki
9 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.73%) PKI
10 1 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.50%) Linux
2 38 (27.74%) Windows
3 26 (18.98%) UNIX
4 14 (10.22%) Android
5 8 (5.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.19%) OpenWrt
7 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.46%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) Software Engineering
2 39 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.55%) SDLC
4 31 (22.63%) Unit Testing
5 23 (16.79%) Software Architecture
6 21 (15.33%) Waterfall
7 19 (13.87%) TDD
8 18 (13.14%) UML
9 16 (11.68%) OOP
9 16 (11.68%) 3D Visualisation
9 16 (11.68%) Linear Algebra
10 14 (10.22%) OOD
11 11 (8.03%) OO
12 10 (7.30%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (7.30%) Multithreading
13 9 (6.57%) Open Source
14 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 6 (4.38%) Line Management
15 6 (4.38%) Signal Processing
15 6 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 84 (61.31%) C++
2 61 (44.53%) C#
3 42 (30.66%) Java
4 26 (18.98%) SQL
5 17 (12.41%) Python
6 16 (11.68%) VC++
7 14 (10.22%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.76%) Embedded C
9 11 (8.03%) Perl
10 9 (6.57%) PHP
10 9 (6.57%) PL/SQL
11 7 (5.11%) Shell Script
11 7 (5.11%) MATLAB
12 5 (3.65%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.92%) RPG
13 4 (2.92%) COBOL
13 4 (2.92%) RPG IV
14 3 (2.19%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.46%) Ruby
15 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (32.12%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) PhD
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Control-M
2 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Oracle
2 4 (2.92%) Sybase
2 4 (2.92%) Atmel
3 2 (1.46%) VMware
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.73%) EMC
4 1 (0.73%) Twitter
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Glasgow
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh (EH8)
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Salary: £32 - 35k
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
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Dunfermline
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Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Dundee
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
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Glasgow
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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