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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 77 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing C 84 112 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.83% 2.93% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.53% 5.57% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 48 84 69
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £31,800 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £48,166
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
1519 2009 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.13% 52.61% 58.02%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1371 1139
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -12 28 £38,500 -3.75% 10
Glasgow +12 20 £43,000 -2.27% 2
Fife -3 9 £29,000 -31.76% 2
Stirling - 7 - -
Dundee +1 5 £31,250 -21.87% 1
Aberdeen +20 4 £48,750 +14.70%
Aberdeenshire - 4 £45,000 -
West Lothian +2 3 - - 1
Highlands - 2 £52,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 103 (52.55%) C++
2 70 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 61 (31.12%) C#
4 57 (29.08%) Linux
4 57 (29.08%) Mathematics
5 49 (25.00%) Java
6 47 (23.98%) .NET
6 47 (23.98%) Degree
6 47 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (22.45%) SDLC
8 42 (21.43%) UNIX
9 39 (19.90%) Computer Science
10 35 (17.86%) Windows
11 32 (16.33%) SQL
12 31 (15.82%) Unit Testing
13 28 (14.29%) HTML
14 27 (13.78%) Software Architecture
15 26 (13.27%) Visual Studio
15 26 (13.27%) Electronics
16 25 (12.76%) JavaScript
17 23 (11.73%) Oracle
18 22 (11.22%) Subversion
19 21 (10.71%) Waterfall
20 19 (9.69%) OOP
20 19 (9.69%) Ethernet
21 18 (9.18%) MFC
21 18 (9.18%) STL
21 18 (9.18%) Firmware
21 18 (9.18%) Linear Algebra
22 17 (8.67%) 3D Visualisation

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.02%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.69%) Ethernet
2 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.55%) Network Security
3 5 (2.55%) Firewall
4 2 (1.02%) Wireless
4 2 (1.02%) Internet
4 2 (1.02%) DHCP
4 2 (1.02%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) Fast Ethernet
5 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.51%) ATM
5 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.67%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.55%) UniData
5 5 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.04%) MySQL
7 3 (1.53%) SQLite
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.02%) MSDE
8 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 22 (11.22%) Subversion
3 3 (1.53%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.53%) Introscope
3 3 (1.53%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.02%) Gradle
4 2 (1.02%) Ant
4 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.02%) Maven
5 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.51%) CodeWarrior
5 1 (0.51%) Emacs
5 1 (0.51%) jEdit
General
1 26 (13.27%) Electronics
2 17 (8.67%) Finance
3 14 (7.14%) Banking
4 12 (6.12%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.04%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.04%) Retail
6 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.53%) Automotive
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (31.12%) Software Engineer
2 39 (19.90%) Developer
3 36 (18.37%) Trainee
4 14 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.61%) Firmware Engineer
7 7 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 7 (3.57%) Analyst
8 6 (3.06%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.06%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.55%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (2.55%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (2.55%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) Architect
10 4 (2.04%) Graduate
10 4 (2.04%) Development Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) Software Manager
10 4 (2.04%) Installations Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.98%) .NET
2 28 (14.29%) HTML
3 18 (9.18%) MFC
3 18 (9.18%) STL
4 17 (8.67%) Qt
5 15 (7.65%) WPF
5 15 (7.65%) OpenGL
5 15 (7.65%) Direct3D
6 12 (6.12%) Hibernate
6 12 (6.12%) JPA
6 12 (6.12%) Java RMI
7 11 (5.61%) CSS
7 11 (5.61%) JNI
8 6 (3.06%) HTML5
9 5 (2.55%) WinForms
10 4 (2.04%) CSS3
11 3 (1.53%) J2EE
12 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.02%) LAMP
12 2 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (29.08%) Mathematics
2 39 (19.90%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.67%) Visualisation
4 15 (7.65%) CUDA
5 12 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (4.08%) Physics
7 6 (3.06%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.06%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.04%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.53%) AS400
9 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.02%) iPad
10 2 (1.02%) Telematics
11 1 (0.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.51%) VHDL
11 1 (0.51%) Verilog
11 1 (0.51%) SCADA
11 1 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.08%) Linux
2 42 (21.43%) UNIX
3 35 (17.86%) Windows
4 8 (4.08%) Android
5 7 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.02%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.02%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 47 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (22.45%) SDLC
4 31 (15.82%) Unit Testing
5 27 (13.78%) Software Architecture
6 21 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 19 (9.69%) OOP
8 18 (9.18%) Linear Algebra
9 17 (8.67%) 3D Visualisation
9 17 (8.67%) TDD
10 15 (7.65%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
11 14 (7.14%) OO
12 11 (5.61%) UML
13 9 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.08%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.08%) Project Management
15 7 (3.57%) Line Management
16 6 (3.06%) Open Source
17 5 (2.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (52.55%) C++
2 61 (31.12%) C#
3 49 (25.00%) Java
4 32 (16.33%) SQL
5 25 (12.76%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.67%) VC++
7 12 (6.12%) Embedded C
8 11 (5.61%) Python
9 9 (4.59%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.59%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.06%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.55%) Perl
12 4 (2.04%) PHP
12 4 (2.04%) VB
13 3 (1.53%) RPG
13 3 (1.53%) COBOL
13 3 (1.53%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.53%) XAML
13 3 (1.53%) RPG IV
14 2 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (23.98%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) HND
3 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.02%) APMP
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.02%) PhD
3 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.18%) Firmware
2 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Control-M
2 2 (1.02%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (11.73%) Oracle
2 4 (2.04%) Red Hat
2 4 (2.04%) Atmel
2 4 (2.04%) VMware
3 3 (1.53%) Sybase
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.02%) HP
4 2 (1.02%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.02%) SAP
4 2 (1.02%) Cognos
5 1 (0.51%) Hyland
5 1 (0.51%) Siemens
5 1 (0.51%) Intel
5 1 (0.51%) Sun
5 1 (0.51%) Twitter
5 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £34000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £34000 - £55000 per annum + benefits etc..
Posted: 3 days ago
Fife
Net Talent
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum + benefits, car, pension,
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Livingston
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Airdrie, Lanarkshire
Teleperformance
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago