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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 75 94 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Permanent jobs citing C 97 71 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.91% 2.22% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.46% 3.98% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 64 43 55
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £30,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £51,200
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
1777 1783 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.27% 55.82% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1148 1117
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +16 54 £38,500 -18.94% 8
Aberdeen +21 11 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Fife +2 9 £44,500 +30.88% 2
Glasgow -3 9 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Dundee +7 5 £37,500 +19.04%
West Lothian +1 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Highlands - 3 £28,414 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £33,750 -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 137 (67.49%) C++
2 111 (54.68%) Software Engineering
3 71 (34.98%) Degree
4 61 (30.05%) Linux
5 52 (25.62%) .NET
6 51 (25.12%) C#
6 51 (25.12%) Computer Science
7 49 (24.14%) Windows
8 44 (21.67%) Unit Testing
9 42 (20.69%) Mathematics
10 37 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (17.24%) UNIX
12 33 (16.26%) Java
13 30 (14.78%) Embedded Systems
14 27 (13.30%) Visual Studio
14 27 (13.30%) Python
15 26 (12.81%) Android
16 23 (11.33%) OOP
16 23 (11.33%) Mentoring
17 22 (10.84%) JavaScript
17 22 (10.84%) Perl
17 22 (10.84%) Physics
18 20 (9.85%) TDD
18 20 (9.85%) Electronics
19 19 (9.36%) Finance
19 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (8.87%) Qt
20 18 (8.87%) Visualisation
20 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
20 18 (8.87%) OpenGL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (2.46%) Apache
2 4 (1.97%) Node.js
3 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (4.43%) MS Office
2 8 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.45%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) Simulink
5 1 (0.49%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Retail
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.99%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.46%) Office 365
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.37%) Ethernet
2 10 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.96%) HTTP
4 5 (2.46%) DHCP
4 5 (2.46%) Intranet
5 4 (1.97%) DNS
5 4 (1.97%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.97%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.48%) Firewall
6 3 (1.48%) SAN
6 3 (1.48%) SMTP
7 2 (0.99%) VoIP
7 2 (0.99%) SNMP
7 2 (0.99%) VPN
7 2 (0.99%) Internet
8 1 (0.49%) Network Security
8 1 (0.49%) MGW
8 1 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.49%) CDMA
8 1 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.48%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.99%) Informix
4 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.99%) HBase
4 2 (0.99%) Big Data
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) Ingres
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (13.30%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.37%) Subversion
3 8 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.45%) GCC
5 6 (2.96%) LLVM
6 4 (1.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.97%) Grunt
6 4 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.99%) Maven
8 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.99%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.99%) Gradle
8 2 (0.99%) Ant
9 1 (0.49%) ERwin
General
1 20 (9.85%) Electronics
2 19 (9.36%) Finance
3 7 (3.45%) Banking
4 5 (2.46%) Retail
5 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.97%) Games
5 4 (1.97%) Military
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Advertising
6 2 (0.99%) Publishing
6 2 (0.99%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 102 (50.25%) Software Engineer
2 32 (15.76%) Developer
3 19 (9.36%) Software Developer
4 15 (7.39%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (6.40%) Principal Engineer
6 12 (5.91%) Principal Software Engineer
7 9 (4.43%) Graduate
7 9 (4.43%) Junior
8 8 (3.94%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.94%) Junior Software Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Draughtsman
9 7 (3.45%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) Analyst
10 6 (2.96%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 5 (2.46%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.46%) QA Engineer
12 4 (1.97%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (25.62%) .NET
2 18 (8.87%) OpenGL
2 18 (8.87%) Qt
3 17 (8.37%) HTML
4 16 (7.88%) WPF
4 16 (7.88%) MFC
4 16 (7.88%) STL
4 16 (7.88%) Direct3D
5 12 (5.91%) CSS
6 8 (3.94%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.45%) Web Services
7 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.96%) REST
9 5 (2.46%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (2.46%) jQuery
9 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.46%) XML
10 4 (1.97%) Backbone.js
10 4 (1.97%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (25.12%) Computer Science
2 42 (20.69%) Mathematics
3 30 (14.78%) Embedded Systems
4 22 (10.84%) Physics
5 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (8.87%) Visualisation
7 16 (7.88%) CUDA
8 10 (4.93%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.45%) Open Source
9 7 (3.45%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.46%) PMI
11 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.97%) PKI
11 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.99%) Animation
12 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.99%) VHDL
12 2 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 61 (30.05%) Linux
2 49 (24.14%) Windows
3 35 (17.24%) UNIX
4 26 (12.81%) Android
5 10 (4.93%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.45%) Windows CE
7 5 (2.46%) Solaris
7 5 (2.46%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.46%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.97%) CentOS
8 4 (1.97%) Fedora
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (54.68%) Software Engineering
2 44 (21.67%) Unit Testing
3 37 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.33%) OOP
4 23 (11.33%) Mentoring
5 20 (9.85%) TDD
6 17 (8.37%) Software Architecture
6 17 (8.37%) Waterfall
7 16 (7.88%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (7.88%) Software Testing
7 16 (7.88%) OO
7 16 (7.88%) Linear Algebra
8 15 (7.39%) Project Management
9 13 (6.40%) Stress Testing
10 12 (5.91%) Test Automation
10 12 (5.91%) ITIL
11 9 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.94%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 137 (67.49%) C++
2 51 (25.12%) C#
3 33 (16.26%) Java
4 27 (13.30%) Python
5 22 (10.84%) JavaScript
5 22 (10.84%) Perl
6 16 (7.88%) VC++
7 14 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 13 (6.40%) Embedded C
9 9 (4.43%) VB
9 9 (4.43%) Fortran
10 8 (3.94%) PHP
11 7 (3.45%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.96%) SQL
13 4 (1.97%) ECMAScript
13 4 (1.97%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.97%) Ruby
14 3 (1.48%) Korn
14 3 (1.48%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (34.98%) Degree
2 10 (4.93%) HND
3 7 (3.45%) HNC
4 5 (2.46%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.48%) PhD
7 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.93%) Firmware
2 4 (1.97%) Snort
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) XenApp
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
3 1 (0.49%) Gluster
3 1 (0.49%) KVM
3 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.49%) NFS
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Puppet
1 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.99%) OpenView
2 2 (0.99%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle
3 6 (2.96%) Twitter
3 6 (2.96%) VMware
4 5 (2.46%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.97%) Dell
6 3 (1.48%) SAP
6 3 (1.48%) HP
7 2 (0.99%) Atmel
7 2 (0.99%) Sybase
7 2 (0.99%) EMC
7 2 (0.99%) Intel
7 2 (0.99%) Citrix
7 2 (0.99%) Kony
7 2 (0.99%) Sun
7 2 (0.99%) Veritas
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.49%) Nintex
8 1 (0.49%) Avaya
8 1 (0.49%) Hitachi
Fife
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cupar, Fife
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, holidays
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: From £19,937 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24k-£39k dependent on experience + pension scheme + bonuses
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + home working, bonus scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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