Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 69 109
Rank change year-on-year -60 +40 +18
Permanent jobs citing C 96 198 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.80% 3.58% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 5.76% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 63 152 56
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,600 £31,875
90th Percentile £64,867 £63,375 £67,208
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 3,050 3,439 2,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.08% 62.12% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,055 2,201 1,649
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -26 43 £55,000 +46.67% 25
Glasgow -32 20 £62,074 +24.15% 11
Aberdeen +2 12 £43,750 -2.78% 8
Fife +4 11 £39,500 -1.25% 8
West Lothian -27 7 £48,750 +8.33% 5
North Lanarkshire - 3 - - 1
Stirling - 2 £35,000 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
C
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 67 (69.79%) C++
2 55 (57.29%) Software Engineering
3 41 (42.71%) C#
3 41 (42.71%) Degree
4 30 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (27.08%) Linux
7 24 (25.00%) Python
8 20 (20.83%) Java
9 19 (19.79%) Firmware
10 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 17 (17.71%) SDLC
12 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 14 (14.58%) Embedded C
14 13 (13.54%) OO
14 13 (13.54%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (12.50%) .NET
16 11 (11.46%) Finance
17 10 (10.42%) Microservices
18 9 (9.38%) Electronics
18 9 (9.38%) Oracle
18 9 (9.38%) Mac OS X
18 9 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
19 8 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
19 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
19 8 (8.33%) SQL
19 8 (8.33%) HTML
19 8 (8.33%) JSON
19 8 (8.33%) Data Structures
19 8 (8.33%) Analytics

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 5 (5.21%) Apache
1 5 (5.21%) JBoss
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.04%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) Network Security
4 2 (2.08%) SMS
5 1 (1.04%) Internet
5 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.21%) Big Data
3 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.13%) Blockchain
4 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.04%) MySQL
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.25%) JUnit
3 5 (5.21%) ClearCase
3 5 (5.21%) CppUnit
4 2 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Electronics
3 6 (6.25%) Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.17%) Marketing
6 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Software Engineer
2 18 (18.75%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Firmware Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 12 (12.50%) .NET
3 8 (8.33%) HTML
3 8 (8.33%) JSON
4 7 (7.29%) CSS
4 7 (7.29%) XML
5 6 (6.25%) RESTful
5 6 (6.25%) SOAP
6 5 (5.21%) HTML5
6 5 (5.21%) Kafka
6 5 (5.21%) React
6 5 (5.21%) WebSockets
7 2 (2.08%) REST
7 2 (2.08%) Web Services
8 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.04%) JSF
8 1 (1.04%) JSP
8 1 (1.04%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.54%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (4.17%) Device Driver
6 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.08%) Fintech
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.08%) Robotics
8 2 (2.08%) Verilog
8 2 (2.08%) VHDL
8 2 (2.08%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.21%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Android
4 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.13%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.04%) CentOS
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.29%) Software Engineering
2 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.71%) SDLC
4 13 (13.54%) OO
5 10 (10.42%) Microservices
6 8 (8.33%) Analytics
6 8 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (7.29%) Kanban
7 7 (7.29%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.29%) Project Management
7 7 (7.29%) Refactoring
7 7 (7.29%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (7.29%) Scrum
7 7 (7.29%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.25%) Data Analytics
8 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
8 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.21%) Visualisation
9 5 (5.21%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.79%) C++
2 41 (42.71%) C#
3 24 (25.00%) Python
4 20 (20.83%) Java
5 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 14 (14.58%) Embedded C
7 8 (8.33%) SQL
8 7 (7.29%) Perl
8 7 (7.29%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.25%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.17%) Ruby
11 3 (3.13%) Java 8
11 3 (3.13%) Scala
11 3 (3.13%) VB
12 2 (2.08%) PHP
12 2 (2.08%) R
13 1 (1.04%) Fortran
13 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (42.71%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) CISSP
4 3 (3.13%) CSSLP
4 3 (3.13%) PhD
5 2 (2.08%) GPEN
5 2 (2.08%) GWAPT
5 2 (2.08%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.08%) OSCE
5 2 (2.08%) OSCP
5 2 (2.08%) PMP
5 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.79%) Firmware
2 2 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.13%) Intel
4 2 (2.08%) Altera
4 2 (2.08%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.04%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) Splunk