The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 9 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing C 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.53% 7.02% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 12.50% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £31,250 £37,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.10% +61.95%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 74.51% 56.14% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

C
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the West Lothian region.

C Salary Trend in West Lothian

C
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Livingston +3 7 £31,000 -16.77% 1
Linlithgow - 4 - -
C
Scotland

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 14 (93.33%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (26.67%) HTML5
8 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) OO
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (13.33%) Electronics
10 2 (13.33%) HND
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (13.33%) CSS3
10 2 (13.33%) Physics
11 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
11 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 1 (6.67%) Windows
11 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
11 1 (6.67%) VHDL

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Informix
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML5
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) HND
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
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