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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 105 59 89
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +30
Permanent jobs citing C 57 108 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.98% 3.43% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 6.57% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 72
Average salary £46,250 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.12% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,964 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1434 1643 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.91% 52.21% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1024 1382
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +4 34 £47,500 +23.37% 7
Glasgow -1 14 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Fife -5 6 £35,000 +22.80%
West Lothian 0 3 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 56 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 42 (46.15%) C++
3 38 (41.76%) Degree
4 28 (30.77%) Java
4 28 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 27 (29.67%) C#
6 25 (27.47%) Python
7 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (21.98%) Linux
9 14 (15.38%) Finance
10 13 (14.29%) Electronics
11 12 (13.19%) Firmware
11 12 (13.19%) .NET
11 12 (13.19%) Perl
12 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
12 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
12 11 (12.09%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.99%) SQL
14 9 (9.89%) Oracle
15 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.79%) Embedded C
15 8 (8.79%) Windows
15 8 (8.79%) PhD
15 8 (8.79%) SAS
15 8 (8.79%) Business Continuity
15 8 (8.79%) BCP
15 8 (8.79%) Project Management
15 8 (8.79%) Business Continuity Planning
16 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (7.69%) Information Security

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (8.79%) SAS
2 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.30%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.20%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.49%) PaaS
1 5 (5.49%) SaaS
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.69%) HTTP
3 6 (6.59%) RS-232
4 5 (5.49%) Network Security
5 4 (4.40%) RS-485
6 3 (3.30%) FTP
6 3 (3.30%) SNMP
7 2 (2.20%) Multicast
8 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.10%) LAN
8 1 (1.10%) SAN
8 1 (1.10%) WAN
8 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) Big Data
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.30%) Parquet
4 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) DTS
5 1 (1.10%) GIS
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.10%) JUnit
2 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Electronics
3 7 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.30%) Military
5 3 (3.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Software Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Applications Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.49%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Graduate
7 4 (4.40%) Junior
7 4 (4.40%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) CSS
2 4 (4.40%) REST
3 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.30%) Apache Flex
3 3 (3.30%) CGI
3 3 (3.30%) Ext JS
3 3 (3.30%) GWT
3 3 (3.30%) Kafka
3 3 (3.30%) OpenCV
3 3 (3.30%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.30%) SOAP
3 3 (3.30%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) Java EE
4 2 (2.20%) LAMP
5 1 (1.10%) HTML
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (1.10%) ODBC
5 1 (1.10%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.59%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.49%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (5.49%) User Experience
5 4 (4.40%) Physics
6 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) RIA
7 2 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.20%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.20%) Verilog
8 1 (1.10%) APACS
8 1 (1.10%) ASIC
8 1 (1.10%) CESG
8 1 (1.10%) Clustering
8 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.09%) Waterfall
4 8 (8.79%) BCP
4 8 (8.79%) Business Continuity
4 8 (8.79%) Business Continuity Planning
4 8 (8.79%) Project Management
5 7 (7.69%) Information Security
5 7 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 7 (7.69%) OO
6 6 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.59%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (6.59%) SDLC
6 6 (6.59%) SOA
7 5 (5.49%) Business Transformation
7 5 (5.49%) CRM
7 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.49%) Open Source
7 5 (5.49%) TDD
8 4 (4.40%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.15%) C++
2 28 (30.77%) Java
3 27 (29.67%) C#
4 25 (27.47%) Python
5 12 (13.19%) Perl
6 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.99%) SQL
8 8 (8.79%) Embedded C
9 5 (5.49%) Fortran
9 5 (5.49%) Lisp
9 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.49%) Ruby
10 4 (4.40%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.30%) Go
11 3 (3.30%) PHP
11 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.30%) VB
11 3 (3.30%) VBScript
12 2 (2.20%) Dart
Qualifications
1 38 (41.76%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) PhD
3 2 (2.20%) CISSP
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) CCFP
4 1 (1.10%) CCNA
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) CEH
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) CISM
4 1 (1.10%) HNC
4 1 (1.10%) HND
4 1 (1.10%) SANS
4 1 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) COBIT
1 1 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.10%) JTAG
1 1 (1.10%) QA
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Fluentd
1 3 (3.30%) Nagios
1 3 (3.30%) Nessus
1 3 (3.30%) QRadar
2 2 (2.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.30%) Minitab
4 3 (3.30%) Qualys
4 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.30%) Splunk
5 2 (2.20%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
5 2 (2.20%) Solace
6 1 (1.10%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) Juniper
6 1 (1.10%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.10%) Nortel
6 1 (1.10%) RedGate
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
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