The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 72 68 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs citing C 103 106 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.85% 3.27% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 5.88% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 84 56 48
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,774 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1983 1803 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 54.87% 55.70% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1182 1128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,040 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 0 60 £38,500 +6.94% 11
Glasgow -34 14 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Fife -1 9 £31,500 -19.23% 1
Aberdeen +11 6 £45,000 +33.33% 2
Dundee -1 2 £22,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £37,500 - 1
Highlands - 1 £28,414 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (68.12%) C++
1 141 (68.12%) Software Engineering
2 62 (29.95%) Degree
3 56 (27.05%) Windows
4 54 (26.09%) Linux
4 54 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 52 (25.12%) .NET
6 50 (24.15%) Computer Science
7 45 (21.74%) C#
8 38 (18.36%) Mathematics
9 35 (16.91%) UNIX
10 32 (15.46%) Java
11 31 (14.98%) Visual Studio
12 27 (13.04%) Android
13 26 (12.56%) Embedded C
14 25 (12.08%) Electronics
14 25 (12.08%) Subversion
15 22 (10.63%) Embedded Systems
16 21 (10.14%) Stress Testing
16 21 (10.14%) Software Testing
17 20 (9.66%) Python
17 20 (9.66%) Test Automation
18 19 (9.18%) Software Architecture
18 19 (9.18%) OOP
19 18 (8.70%) Finance
19 18 (8.70%) Qt
20 17 (8.21%) Physics
20 17 (8.21%) WPF
20 17 (8.21%) Ethernet
20 17 (8.21%) Perl

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (2.90%) Apache
2 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.93%) Node.js
4 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.97%) SAP Retail
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.97%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.21%) Ethernet
2 13 (6.28%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.93%) DHCP
3 4 (1.93%) ATM
4 3 (1.45%) Firewall
4 3 (1.45%) Internet
4 3 (1.45%) DNS
4 3 (1.45%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.97%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.97%) PBX
5 2 (0.97%) VoIP
5 2 (0.97%) VPN
5 2 (0.97%) SAN
5 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) SMTP
6 1 (0.48%) HTTP
6 1 (0.48%) CDMA
6 1 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.93%) MySQL
4 3 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.97%) Big Data
5 2 (0.97%) HBase
5 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) MSDE
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (14.98%) Visual Studio
2 25 (12.08%) Subversion
3 7 (3.38%) WinDbg
3 7 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.93%) Hudson
4 4 (1.93%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.93%) GCC
4 4 (1.93%) LLVM
4 4 (1.93%) Grunt
4 4 (1.93%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (1.93%) FishEye
4 4 (1.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.93%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.93%) JIRA
5 3 (1.45%) Maven
5 3 (1.45%) Ant
5 3 (1.45%) Gradle
6 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.97%) ERwin
General
1 25 (12.08%) Electronics
2 18 (8.70%) Finance
3 13 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.83%) Banking
5 8 (3.86%) Automotive
6 6 (2.90%) Advertising
7 4 (1.93%) Retail
8 2 (0.97%) Games
8 2 (0.97%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
9 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 124 (59.90%) Software Engineer
2 30 (14.49%) Senior Software Engineer
3 21 (10.14%) Principal Engineer
3 21 (10.14%) Developer
4 20 (9.66%) Principal Software Engineer
5 10 (4.83%) Software Developer
6 9 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 8 (3.86%) Junior
7 8 (3.86%) Support Engineer
8 6 (2.90%) Graduate
8 6 (2.90%) Applications Support
8 6 (2.90%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (2.90%) Junior Software Engineer
9 5 (2.42%) Analyst
9 5 (2.42%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.42%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (1.93%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (1.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 4 (1.93%) Consultant
10 4 (1.93%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (25.12%) .NET
2 18 (8.70%) Qt
3 17 (8.21%) WPF
3 17 (8.21%) OpenGL
4 16 (7.73%) MFC
4 16 (7.73%) STL
4 16 (7.73%) Direct3D
5 8 (3.86%) HTML
6 7 (3.38%) Web Services
6 7 (3.38%) XML
7 5 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.93%) Backbone.js
8 4 (1.93%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.97%) HTML5
9 2 (0.97%) CSS
9 2 (0.97%) SOAP
9 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.97%) WCF
10 1 (0.48%) jQuery
10 1 (0.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.15%) Computer Science
2 38 (18.36%) Mathematics
3 22 (10.63%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (8.21%) Physics
5 16 (7.73%) Visualisation
5 16 (7.73%) CUDA
6 8 (3.86%) Firmware
7 6 (2.90%) Open Source
7 6 (2.90%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.93%) VHDL
9 4 (1.93%) Verilog
9 4 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (1.93%) PKI
10 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.97%) iPhone
11 2 (0.97%) iPad
12 1 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.05%) Windows
2 54 (26.09%) Linux
3 35 (16.91%) UNIX
4 27 (13.04%) Android
5 14 (6.76%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.38%) Windows CE
7 4 (1.93%) CentOS
8 3 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.45%) Solaris
8 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Fedora
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (68.12%) Software Engineering
2 54 (26.09%) Unit Testing
3 21 (10.14%) Stress Testing
3 21 (10.14%) Software Testing
4 20 (9.66%) Test Automation
5 19 (9.18%) Software Architecture
5 19 (9.18%) OOP
6 16 (7.73%) 3D Visualisation
7 15 (7.25%) TDD
8 13 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.35%) OO
9 9 (4.35%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.86%) Project Management
10 8 (3.86%) Change Management
11 7 (3.38%) Workflow
11 7 (3.38%) UML
12 6 (2.90%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (2.90%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.42%) Release Management
13 5 (2.42%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (68.12%) C++
2 45 (21.74%) C#
3 32 (15.46%) Java
4 26 (12.56%) Embedded C
5 20 (9.66%) Python
6 17 (8.21%) Perl
7 16 (7.73%) VC++
8 12 (5.80%) SQL
9 11 (5.31%) Fortran
10 9 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.86%) PHP
11 8 (3.86%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.38%) Embedded C++
13 6 (2.90%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.42%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.42%) R
15 4 (1.93%) ECMAScript
15 4 (1.93%) Tcl
16 3 (1.45%) Korn
16 3 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (29.95%) Degree
2 6 (2.90%) HNC
3 5 (2.42%) HND
3 5 (2.42%) PhD
4 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) CISSP
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMP
5 1 (0.48%) CISA
5 1 (0.48%) CISM
5 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (2.42%) SLA
3 4 (1.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Snort
2 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.48%) KVM
2 1 (0.48%) Gluster
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.48%) OpenView
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.38%) Atmel
3 6 (2.90%) Citrix
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle
5 4 (1.93%) Twitter
5 4 (1.93%) SAP
5 4 (1.93%) VMware
5 4 (1.93%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.93%) Xilinx
6 3 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.97%) Sun
7 2 (0.97%) HP
7 2 (0.97%) Dell
7 2 (0.97%) EMC
7 2 (0.97%) Veritas
8 1 (0.48%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.48%) Siemens
8 1 (0.48%) Intel
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Lothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Microsoft
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £52500 - £60000 per annum + MS Partner
Posted: 11 days ago