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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 74 85 96
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing C 104 73 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.87% 2.40% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 4.42% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73 37 33
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £60,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1930 1651 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.31% 54.34% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1083 1123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +19 61 £38,500 -18.94% 9
Glasgow -26 13 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Aberdeen +19 9 £41,750 +17.60%
Fife +2 7 £31,250 +25.00%
Dundee +10 5 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Highlands - 3 £28,414 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £33,750 -
West Lothian +1 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 141 (63.51%) C++
2 134 (60.36%) Software Engineering
3 69 (31.08%) Degree
4 58 (26.13%) Linux
5 57 (25.68%) .NET
6 55 (24.77%) Windows
7 52 (23.42%) Computer Science
7 52 (23.42%) Unit Testing
8 51 (22.97%) C#
9 43 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (18.47%) Mathematics
11 36 (16.22%) UNIX
12 33 (14.86%) Visual Studio
13 32 (14.41%) Java
14 31 (13.96%) Android
15 30 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
16 29 (13.06%) Mentoring
17 25 (11.26%) Subversion
18 23 (10.36%) Electronics
18 23 (10.36%) Python
19 22 (9.91%) Software Testing
19 22 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (9.46%) TDD
20 21 (9.46%) OOP
20 21 (9.46%) Embedded C
21 20 (9.01%) Perl
21 20 (9.01%) Finance
21 20 (9.01%) Physics
22 19 (8.56%) Qt
22 19 (8.56%) Software Architecture

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (3.15%) Apache
2 4 (1.80%) Node.js
2 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.05%) MS Office
3 7 (3.15%) AutoCAD
4 5 (2.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.90%) SAP Retail
1 2 (0.90%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.25%) Office 365
2 4 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.11%) Ethernet
2 13 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.25%) DHCP
4 4 (1.80%) tcpdump
4 4 (1.80%) DNS
4 4 (1.80%) Intranet
4 4 (1.80%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.35%) Firewall
5 3 (1.35%) Internet
5 3 (1.35%) HTTP
5 3 (1.35%) SAN
5 3 (1.35%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.90%) SMTP
6 2 (0.90%) PBX
6 2 (0.90%) VoIP
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.45%) SNMP
7 1 (0.45%) CDMA
7 1 (0.45%) MGW
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.35%) MySQL
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.90%) Big Data
4 2 (0.90%) HBase
4 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) MSDE
5 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (14.86%) Visual Studio
2 25 (11.26%) Subversion
3 9 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.70%) GCC
4 6 (2.70%) LLVM
4 6 (2.70%) WinDbg
5 4 (1.80%) Grunt
5 4 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.80%) FishEye
5 4 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (1.80%) Hudson
5 4 (1.80%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.80%) JIRA
6 3 (1.35%) Maven
6 3 (1.35%) Ant
6 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.35%) Gradle
7 2 (0.90%) ERwin
General
1 23 (10.36%) Electronics
2 20 (9.01%) Finance
3 10 (4.50%) Banking
3 10 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.25%) Advertising
4 5 (2.25%) Retail
5 4 (1.80%) Automotive
6 2 (0.90%) Billing
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 121 (54.50%) Software Engineer
2 30 (13.51%) Developer
3 22 (9.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 20 (9.01%) Principal Engineer
5 18 (8.11%) Principal Software Engineer
6 15 (6.76%) Software Developer
7 10 (4.50%) Junior
8 9 (4.05%) Junior Software Engineer
8 9 (4.05%) Graduate
8 9 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Applications Support Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Draughtsman
9 7 (3.15%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.15%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 6 (2.70%) Analyst
10 6 (2.70%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.70%) Design Engineer
11 5 (2.25%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.25%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.68%) .NET
2 19 (8.56%) Qt
2 19 (8.56%) OpenGL
3 17 (7.66%) Direct3D
3 17 (7.66%) WPF
3 17 (7.66%) MFC
3 17 (7.66%) STL
4 11 (4.95%) HTML
5 9 (4.05%) XML
6 6 (2.70%) Web Services
6 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.70%) CSS
7 5 (2.25%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.80%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.35%) jQuery
9 3 (1.35%) REST
10 2 (0.90%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.90%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.42%) Computer Science
2 41 (18.47%) Mathematics
3 30 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
4 22 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (9.01%) Physics
6 18 (8.11%) Visualisation
7 17 (7.66%) CUDA
8 11 (4.95%) Firmware
9 7 (3.15%) Open Source
9 7 (3.15%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.25%) PMI
10 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.80%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.80%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.80%) PKI
11 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.90%) VHDL
13 1 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.13%) Linux
2 55 (24.77%) Windows
3 36 (16.22%) UNIX
4 31 (13.96%) Android
5 13 (5.86%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.60%) Windows CE
7 6 (2.70%) CentOS
8 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.80%) Fedora
10 3 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.35%) Solaris
11 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (60.36%) Software Engineering
2 52 (23.42%) Unit Testing
3 43 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.06%) Mentoring
5 22 (9.91%) Software Testing
6 21 (9.46%) TDD
6 21 (9.46%) OOP
7 19 (8.56%) Software Architecture
7 19 (8.56%) Stress Testing
8 18 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 17 (7.66%) 3D Visualisation
10 14 (6.31%) Waterfall
11 13 (5.86%) Project Management
12 12 (5.41%) ITIL
13 11 (4.95%) OO
14 10 (4.50%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.60%) Change Management
16 7 (3.15%) Workflow
16 7 (3.15%) Line Management
17 6 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 141 (63.51%) C++
2 51 (22.97%) C#
3 32 (14.41%) Java
4 23 (10.36%) Python
5 21 (9.46%) Embedded C
6 20 (9.01%) Perl
7 17 (7.66%) VC++
8 15 (6.76%) JavaScript
9 13 (5.86%) Shell Script
10 12 (5.41%) Fortran
11 11 (4.95%) SQL
12 9 (4.05%) PHP
13 7 (3.15%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.70%) VB
15 5 (2.25%) Embedded C++
15 5 (2.25%) R
16 4 (1.80%) ECMAScript
16 4 (1.80%) Assembly Language
16 4 (1.80%) Ruby
17 3 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 69 (31.08%) Degree
2 12 (5.41%) HNC
2 12 (5.41%) HND
3 5 (2.25%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.25%) PhD
3 5 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.41%) QA
2 6 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.80%) Snort
2 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) NFS
2 1 (0.45%) vSphere
2 1 (0.45%) Gluster
2 1 (0.45%) XenApp
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) Puppet
1 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.45%) OpenView
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (7.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.15%) Twitter
3 6 (2.70%) Atmel
3 6 (2.70%) Citrix
3 6 (2.70%) VMware
4 5 (2.25%) Oracle
5 4 (1.80%) SAP
5 4 (1.80%) Dell
5 4 (1.80%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.90%) EMC
6 2 (0.90%) Intel
6 2 (0.90%) HP
6 2 (0.90%) Veritas
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.90%) Sun
7 1 (0.45%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.45%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.45%) Siemens
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Worlds largest company
Posted: 8 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 14 days ago
Scottish Borders
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Gold Partner
Posted: 22 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 23 days ago
Dundee
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago