Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C Software Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 177 221
Rank change year-on-year -36 +44 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 20 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 13
Scotland median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% +20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £35,675 £31,750 £6,367
90th Percentile £48,875 £52,250 £51,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,369 4,470 5,841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.40% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,564 2,865 3,794
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £64,675
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured C Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in Scotland

C Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for C Software Engineer in Scotland

C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C Software Engineer in Scotland

C Software Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -16 10 £42,000 -6.67% 1
Glasgow -16 6 £45,000 -2.70%
West Lothian -5 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
C Software Engineer
UK

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, C Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) C++
3 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Degree
4 11 (55.00%) Electronics
5 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) Firmware
8 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
8 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (20.00%) Python
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (20.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Device Driver Development
9 3 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (15.00%) Physics
9 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) OOD
9 3 (15.00%) Device Driver

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) RS-232
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (55.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Avionics
4 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) CGI
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Qt
4 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (10.00%) Optoelectronics
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) OOD
3 3 (15.00%) Physics
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C
2 18 (90.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg