Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 108 110
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +34
Permanent jobs citing C 141 142 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.74% 2.48% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 4.41% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 94 103 68
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -2.25% +11.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,050 £32,125
90th Percentile £67,362 £52,500 £55,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 2,991 3,219 2,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.08% 56.25% 58.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,970 2,254 1,643
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,825 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 -25 55 £41,500 -7.78% 12
West Lothian -5 25 £42,500 - 3
Glasgow +18 22 £57,517 +36.95% 7
Aberdeen +13 21 £46,000 +67.27% 2
Fife +9 19 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 93 (65.96%) C++
2 82 (58.16%) Software Engineering
3 69 (48.94%) Degree
4 49 (34.75%) Computer Science
5 47 (33.33%) C#
6 37 (26.24%) Python
7 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 36 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (21.99%) Linux
9 25 (17.73%) SQL
9 25 (17.73%) Java
9 25 (17.73%) Electronics
9 25 (17.73%) Test Automation
10 22 (15.60%) Management Information System
10 22 (15.60%) Oracle
10 22 (15.60%) Microservices
11 21 (14.89%) Firmware
12 20 (14.18%) Scrum
12 20 (14.18%) Embedded C
12 20 (14.18%) Kanban
12 20 (14.18%) AngularJS
12 20 (14.18%) Scenario Testing
13 18 (12.77%) JSON
14 16 (11.35%) Shell Script
14 16 (11.35%) PL/SQL
14 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (11.35%) Data Structures
15 14 (9.93%) Refactoring
15 14 (9.93%) OO
16 13 (9.22%) Algorithms

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 4 (2.84%) Apache
1 4 (2.84%) JBoss
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.71%) Confluence
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.42%) Simulink
3 1 (0.71%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) HFM
1 1 (0.71%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.80%) Wireless
2 6 (4.26%) 802.11
2 6 (4.26%) Bluetooth
2 6 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.84%) HTTP
3 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.13%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (2.13%) Firewall
4 3 (2.13%) LAN
4 3 (2.13%) Network Security
4 3 (2.13%) WAN
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
5 2 (1.42%) SDH
5 2 (1.42%) SNMP
6 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.71%) RS-232
6 1 (0.71%) RS-485
6 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.13%) Big Data
3 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.71%) Essbase
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.38%) JUnit
3 8 (5.67%) ClearCase
4 6 (4.26%) GCC
5 4 (2.84%) CppUnit
5 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.71%) Gradle
7 1 (0.71%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) JIRA
7 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.71%) Maven
7 1 (0.71%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.71%) Subversion
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (17.73%) Electronics
2 10 (7.09%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Automotive
4 2 (1.42%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (44.68%) Software Engineer
2 27 (19.15%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) Firmware Engineer
4 16 (11.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Architect
5 14 (9.93%) Developer
6 11 (7.80%) C Software Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (7.80%) Python Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Python Software Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Bluetooth Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) C Developer
9 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Electronics Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) AngularJS
2 18 (12.77%) JSON
3 12 (8.51%) .NET
3 12 (8.51%) Web Services
4 11 (7.80%) HTML
5 9 (6.38%) CSS
6 7 (4.96%) HTML5
7 6 (4.26%) 802.1X
8 5 (3.55%) SOAP
8 5 (3.55%) WinForms
8 5 (3.55%) XML
9 4 (2.84%) Kafka
9 4 (2.84%) RESTful
9 4 (2.84%) WebSockets
10 2 (1.42%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.42%) JAX-RS
10 2 (1.42%) JPA
10 2 (1.42%) jQuery
10 2 (1.42%) Node.js
10 2 (1.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.35%) Data Structures
3 13 (9.22%) Algorithms
4 12 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (7.80%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (4.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.26%) ASIC
8 5 (3.55%) VHDL
9 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.42%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.42%) SCADA
10 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.42%) W3C
11 1 (0.71%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.99%) Linux
2 11 (7.80%) Mac OS X
3 6 (4.26%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.71%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (0.71%) SafeRTOS
4 1 (0.71%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (58.16%) Software Engineering
2 49 (34.75%) Computer Science
3 36 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.73%) Test Automation
5 22 (15.60%) Microservices
6 20 (14.18%) Kanban
6 20 (14.18%) Scenario Testing
6 20 (14.18%) Scrum
7 14 (9.93%) OO
7 14 (9.93%) Refactoring
8 13 (9.22%) SDLC
9 11 (7.80%) Process Architecture
10 10 (7.09%) Mathematics
11 8 (5.67%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.96%) Customer-Centricity
12 7 (4.96%) DevOps
12 7 (4.96%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (4.26%) Change Control
13 6 (4.26%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 93 (65.96%) C++
2 47 (33.33%) C#
3 37 (26.24%) Python
4 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 25 (17.73%) Java
5 25 (17.73%) SQL
6 20 (14.18%) Embedded C
7 16 (11.35%) PL/SQL
7 16 (11.35%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.09%) Perl
9 9 (6.38%) Embedded C++
10 6 (4.26%) Assembly Language
11 5 (3.55%) VB
12 3 (2.13%) Fortran
12 3 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.42%) Java 8
13 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.42%) Ruby
14 1 (0.71%) R
14 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (48.94%) Degree
2 13 (9.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.26%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.13%) CCNA
5 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.13%) PhD
6 1 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) PMO
2 5 (3.55%) ISO 13485
2 5 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) MISRA
4 1 (0.71%) MISRA C
System Software
1 21 (14.89%) Firmware
2 2 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) Oracle
2 6 (4.26%) Sun
3 5 (3.55%) Altera
3 5 (3.55%) Cisco
3 5 (3.55%) Xilinx
4 3 (2.13%) F5
4 3 (2.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.71%) Google
5 1 (0.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.71%) IBM
5 1 (0.71%) Splunk