Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 65 118
Rank change year-on-year -57 +53 -32
Permanent jobs citing C 125 189 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.16% 3.63% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 5.81% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 90 126 64
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -8.11% +18.59%
10th Percentile £33,725 £30,000 £26,800
90th Percentile £64,867 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,280 3,252 3,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.80% 62.47% 51.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,224 1,990 1,742
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for C in Scotland

C
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for C in Scotland

C
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Scotland

C
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 July 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 -15 70 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Glasgow -49 24 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Aberdeen +1 15 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Stirling - 7 £35,000 -
Fife -9 6 £41,250 +26.92% 7
West Lothian -14 4 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Dundee -4 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C.

1 80 (64.00%) C++
2 55 (44.00%) Degree
3 54 (43.20%) Software Engineering
4 43 (34.40%) C#
5 25 (20.00%) Java
6 24 (19.20%) .NET
6 24 (19.20%) Python
6 24 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (18.40%) Computer Science
8 22 (17.60%) Linux
9 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (14.40%) Electronics
11 17 (13.60%) SQL
11 17 (13.60%) Firmware
11 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
11 17 (13.60%) SDLC
12 15 (12.00%) Windows
13 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
14 13 (10.40%) Mathematics
15 12 (9.60%) MongoDB
15 12 (9.60%) VB
15 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
15 12 (9.60%) Project Management
15 12 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (8.80%) Perl
16 11 (8.80%) PHP
16 11 (8.80%) OO
17 10 (8.00%) Oracle

C
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.40%) SAS
2 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (4.00%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) GitHub
3 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.20%) Wireless
3 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.60%) RS-485
4 1 (0.80%) FTP
4 1 (0.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.80%) SMS
4 1 (0.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.80%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.20%) MySQL
5 8 (6.40%) HBase
5 8 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.40%) Redis
6 4 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.40%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.60%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.40%) Subversion
3 3 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.40%) GitLab
3 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.80%) Gradle
General
1 18 (14.40%) Electronics
2 10 (8.00%) Finance
3 9 (7.20%) Banking
3 9 (7.20%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.80%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.20%) Marketing
7 3 (2.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 31 (24.80%) Developer
3 23 (18.40%) Embedded Engineer
4 20 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (12.80%) C Software Engineer
6 14 (11.20%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Architect
8 8 (6.40%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Dynamics NAV Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (6.40%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Embedded C Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.80%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) .NET
2 8 (6.40%) EDI
2 8 (6.40%) XML
3 6 (4.80%) Qt
4 5 (4.00%) JSON
4 5 (4.00%) SOAP
5 4 (3.20%) CSS
5 4 (3.20%) HTML
5 4 (3.20%) RESTful
6 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.40%) CSS3
6 3 (2.40%) HTML5
6 3 (2.40%) jQuery
6 3 (2.40%) React
6 3 (2.40%) REST
6 3 (2.40%) Spring
6 3 (2.40%) WPF
7 2 (1.60%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.60%) React Native
7 2 (1.60%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.20%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (6.40%) Device Driver
4 8 (6.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (6.40%) Virtual Team
5 7 (5.60%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.60%) Robotics
6 6 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.20%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.20%) Verilog
8 3 (2.40%) Optoelectronics
8 3 (2.40%) VHDL
8 3 (2.40%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.60%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.60%) Fintech
10 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.60%) Linux
2 15 (12.00%) Windows
3 6 (4.80%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.20%) Android
4 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.40%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.60%) CentOS
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) Software Engineering
2 24 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.60%) SDLC
4 13 (10.40%) Mathematics
5 12 (9.60%) Project Management
6 11 (8.80%) OO
6 11 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (6.40%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.40%) Device Driver Development
8 8 (6.40%) Physics
8 8 (6.40%) Task Automation
9 7 (5.60%) Analytics
9 7 (5.60%) Visualisation
10 6 (4.80%) Change Management
10 6 (4.80%) Data Analytics
10 6 (4.80%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.80%) Software Delivery
10 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (64.00%) C++
2 43 (34.40%) C#
3 25 (20.00%) Java
4 24 (19.20%) Python
5 17 (13.60%) SQL
6 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.60%) VB
8 11 (8.80%) Perl
8 11 (8.80%) PHP
9 10 (8.00%) VBA
10 9 (7.20%) Bash Shell
11 8 (6.40%) Embedded C++
11 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
11 8 (6.40%) VB.NET
12 7 (5.60%) Embedded C
13 6 (4.80%) Fortran
14 4 (3.20%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.60%) Ruby
15 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (44.00%) Degree
2 12 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.40%) PhD
4 6 (4.80%) PMP
5 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.40%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.60%) GPEN
7 2 (1.60%) GWAPT
7 2 (1.60%) OSCE
7 2 (1.60%) OSCP
8 1 (0.80%) CISSP
8 1 (0.80%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) IEC 62304
1 3 (2.40%) ISO 13485
1 3 (2.40%) JTAG
2 1 (0.80%) GDPR
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) Firmware
2 2 (1.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.80%) Nessus
2 1 (0.80%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.00%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Intel
4 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.40%) Altera
5 3 (2.40%) Xilinx
6 2 (1.60%) Google
6 2 (1.60%) Pega
6 2 (1.60%) Tableau