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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 90 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Permanent jobs citing C 92 99 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 3.18% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 5.50% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 66 68 88
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2061 1801 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.89% 57.80% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1051 1296
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 39 £39,250 -1.87% 6
Fife -1 14 £43,750 -53.70%
Glasgow -31 11 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Dundee +10 8 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Aberdeen +2 7 £40,000 -
West Lothian +13 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Lothian - 1 £36,000 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 115 (62.50%) C++
2 106 (57.61%) Software Engineering
3 84 (45.65%) Degree
4 68 (36.96%) .NET
5 64 (34.78%) Windows
6 61 (33.15%) C#
7 45 (24.46%) Computer Science
8 43 (23.37%) Electronics
9 41 (22.28%) Visual Studio
10 37 (20.11%) Java
11 34 (18.48%) Unit Testing
11 34 (18.48%) Subversion
12 33 (17.93%) SQL
12 33 (17.93%) Linux
13 32 (17.39%) UNIX
14 30 (16.30%) Mathematics
15 26 (14.13%) UML
16 22 (11.96%) SQL Server
16 22 (11.96%) OpenGL
16 22 (11.96%) Manufacturing
17 21 (11.41%) Finance
18 20 (10.87%) MS Excel
18 20 (10.87%) Qt
19 19 (10.33%) Embedded C
20 18 (9.78%) Ethernet
20 18 (9.78%) TCP/IP
20 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
20 18 (9.78%) Scrum
20 18 (9.78%) WPF
21 17 (9.24%) QA

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.78%) Ethernet
1 18 (9.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.72%) ATM
3 2 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) Wireless
4 1 (0.54%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.54%) SNMP
4 1 (0.54%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.09%) MSDE
5 2 (1.09%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (1.09%) Sybase IQ
5 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.54%) DataStage
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (22.28%) Visual Studio
2 34 (18.48%) Subversion
3 14 (7.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (7.61%) JIRA
3 14 (7.61%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.61%) Hudson
3 14 (7.61%) FishEye
4 13 (7.07%) Carbide.c++
5 3 (1.63%) Maven
5 3 (1.63%) Ant
5 3 (1.63%) Gradle
5 3 (1.63%) WinDbg
6 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.09%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.54%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.54%) Xcode
7 1 (0.54%) VisualWorks
7 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
General
1 43 (23.37%) Electronics
2 22 (11.96%) Manufacturing
3 21 (11.41%) Finance
4 13 (7.07%) Military
4 13 (7.07%) Aerospace
5 10 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.35%) Automotive
7 7 (3.80%) Banking
8 5 (2.72%) Games
9 4 (2.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.54%) Marketing
10 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 92 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (9.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 16 (8.70%) Developer
4 15 (8.15%) Design Engineer
5 9 (4.89%) Software Developer
5 9 (4.89%) Architect
6 8 (4.35%) Programmer
7 7 (3.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (3.80%) Test Engineer
7 7 (3.80%) Principal Software Engineer
7 7 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.80%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (3.26%) Junior
8 6 (3.26%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.26%) Electronics Engineer
8 6 (3.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (2.72%) Hardware Engineer
10 4 (2.17%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (2.17%) Testing Engineer
10 4 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (36.96%) .NET
2 22 (11.96%) OpenGL
3 20 (10.87%) Qt
4 18 (9.78%) WPF
5 17 (9.24%) XML
6 16 (8.70%) Direct3D
6 16 (8.70%) MFC
7 14 (7.61%) STL
8 8 (4.35%) Middleware
9 7 (3.80%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.26%) HTML
11 5 (2.72%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.63%) Web Services
12 3 (1.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (1.63%) HTML5
13 2 (1.09%) OpenSceneGraph
13 2 (1.09%) POSIX
13 2 (1.09%) CSS
13 2 (1.09%) CGI
13 2 (1.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.46%) Computer Science
2 30 (16.30%) Mathematics
3 16 (8.70%) CUDA
3 16 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 16 (8.70%) Physics
4 14 (7.61%) Client/Server
5 11 (5.98%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (5.43%) VHDL
7 7 (3.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (3.26%) GIS
9 5 (2.72%) Device Driver
9 5 (2.72%) Firmware
10 4 (2.17%) iPad
10 4 (2.17%) iPhone
10 4 (2.17%) Verilog
11 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.09%) Open Source
12 2 (1.09%) SystemC
12 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 64 (34.78%) Windows
2 33 (17.93%) Linux
3 32 (17.39%) UNIX
4 11 (5.98%) Android
5 10 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.63%) AIX
7 3 (1.63%) Solaris
8 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.09%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.09%) Debian
9 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (57.61%) Software Engineering
2 34 (18.48%) Unit Testing
3 26 (14.13%) UML
4 18 (9.78%) Scrum
5 17 (9.24%) Change Control
6 16 (8.70%) 3D Visualisation
6 16 (8.70%) OOP
6 16 (8.70%) Workflow
7 15 (8.15%) Performance Testing
8 14 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.61%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.61%) Software Architecture
9 13 (7.07%) Lean Manufacturing
9 13 (7.07%) Six Sigma
10 11 (5.98%) OO
10 11 (5.98%) ITIL
11 10 (5.43%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.35%) Multithreading
13 7 (3.80%) Migration
13 7 (3.80%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 115 (62.50%) C++
2 61 (33.15%) C#
3 37 (20.11%) Java
4 33 (17.93%) SQL
5 19 (10.33%) Embedded C
6 17 (9.24%) Python
7 16 (8.70%) VC++
8 12 (6.52%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.89%) Embedded C++
9 9 (4.89%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.89%) Perl
10 5 (2.72%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.72%) Fortran
10 5 (2.72%) R
11 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.17%) Tcl
12 3 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.63%) VB
13 2 (1.09%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 84 (45.65%) Degree
2 15 (8.15%) HND
3 6 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.72%) PhD
4 5 (2.72%) HNC
4 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.17%) CCA
6 2 (1.09%) ISEB
7 1 (0.54%) CISA
7 1 (0.54%) CISM
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.24%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) COBIT
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.54%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.63%) vSphere
3 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) KVM
3 2 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) SCCM
1 3 (1.63%) SCOM
2 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) OpenView
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.15%) Citrix
3 14 (7.61%) Atlassian
4 11 (5.98%) SAP
5 10 (5.43%) Xilinx
6 8 (4.35%) Oracle
7 6 (3.26%) EMC
8 5 (2.72%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.17%) HP
10 3 (1.63%) Apple
10 3 (1.63%) Atmel
11 2 (1.09%) Sybase
11 2 (1.09%) VMware
12 1 (0.54%) Cisco
12 1 (0.54%) IBM
12 1 (0.54%) Dell
12 1 (0.54%) Intel
12 1 (0.54%) Siebel
12 1 (0.54%) Renesas
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £24000.00 per annum + benefits
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Scottish Borders
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Scotland
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