Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 108 143
Rank change year-on-year +3 +35 -55
Permanent jobs citing C 136 91 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.47% 1.95% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 3.50% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 106 57 64
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.09% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,625 £28,650 £21,325
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £59,250
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 3,230 2,600 3,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.74% 55.71% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,168 1,632 1,890
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 16 January 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 16 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 69 £42,000 -6.67% 15
Glasgow -23 28 £45,000 +1.12% 5
West Lothian -4 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Fife 0 9 £42,500 +51.79%
Dundee -5 6 £40,750 -18.50%
South Lanarkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £32,500 - 2
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
C
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for C.

1 98 (72.06%) C++
2 78 (57.35%) Software Engineering
3 57 (41.91%) Linux
4 48 (35.29%) Degree
5 42 (30.88%) Python
6 36 (26.47%) C#
7 35 (25.74%) Windows
8 33 (24.26%) Computer Science
9 30 (22.06%) .NET
10 29 (21.32%) Java
11 28 (20.59%) Electronics
12 25 (18.38%) SQL
12 25 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (17.65%) Firmware
14 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
15 17 (12.50%) Finance
15 17 (12.50%) Algorithms
16 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
17 14 (10.29%) XML
18 13 (9.56%) HTML
18 13 (9.56%) TCP/IP
18 13 (9.56%) Embedded C
19 12 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
19 12 (8.82%) Mathematics
19 12 (8.82%) Manufacturing
20 11 (8.09%) Machine Learning
21 10 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
21 10 (7.35%) Android
21 10 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
21 10 (7.35%) VB

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 (2.21%) IIS
2 2 (1.47%) Apache
2 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.47%) Simulink
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) LabWindows
2 3 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.41%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.68%) RS-485
4 3 (2.21%) BGP
4 3 (2.21%) Firewall
4 3 (2.21%) MPLS
4 3 (2.21%) RS-232
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.47%) SMS
5 2 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.47%) WAN
6 1 (0.74%) DHCP
6 1 (0.74%) FTP
6 1 (0.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.74%) Modbus
6 1 (0.74%) OSPF
6 1 (0.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) SSH
6 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.47%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.47%) Big Data
3 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.47%) MySQL
3 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.47%) Text Mining
4 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.41%) Subversion
3 4 (2.94%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.47%) JIRA
4 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 28 (20.59%) Electronics
2 17 (12.50%) Finance
3 12 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.15%) Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Military
6 5 (3.68%) Games
7 3 (2.21%) Retail
8 2 (1.47%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.74%) Avionics
9 1 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (49.26%) Software Engineer
2 31 (22.79%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (21.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (16.18%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (13.97%) C Software Engineer
6 16 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (11.03%) Embedded C Engineer
8 14 (10.29%) Developer
9 13 (9.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 13 (9.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 13 (9.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 12 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (8.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 11 (8.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (8.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (7.35%) Firmware Engineer
13 8 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (5.15%) Software Developer
15 6 (4.41%) Architect
15 6 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.06%) .NET
2 14 (10.29%) XML
3 13 (9.56%) HTML
4 6 (4.41%) WPF
5 5 (3.68%) CSS
5 5 (3.68%) HTML5
5 5 (3.68%) RESTful
6 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.21%) Middleware
7 2 (1.47%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.47%) Node.js
7 2 (1.47%) React
8 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.74%) CGI
8 1 (0.74%) CSS3
8 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.74%) Flash
8 1 (0.74%) JPA
8 1 (0.74%) jQuery
8 1 (0.74%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.26%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (6.62%) Robotics
5 8 (5.88%) Optoelectronics
6 7 (5.15%) Device Driver
6 7 (5.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.21%) CUDA
8 3 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.74%) ASIC
10 1 (0.74%) Clustering
10 1 (0.74%) Life Science
10 1 (0.74%) Photography
10 1 (0.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.74%) SCADA
10 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.74%) VHDL
10 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.91%) Linux
2 35 (25.74%) Windows
3 10 (7.35%) Android
4 8 (5.88%) Unix
5 6 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.68%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (3.68%) VxWorks
7 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.47%) Solaris
8 2 (1.47%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.74%) AIX
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.74%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (57.35%) Software Engineering
2 25 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 12 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (8.82%) Mathematics
5 11 (8.09%) Machine Learning
6 10 (7.35%) OO
7 8 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (5.15%) Device Driver Development
8 7 (5.15%) Innovative Thinking
8 7 (5.15%) Physics
8 7 (5.15%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.41%) Image Processing
9 6 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.41%) Mobile Development
9 6 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (4.41%) Validation
10 5 (3.68%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (72.06%) C++
2 42 (30.88%) Python
3 36 (26.47%) C#
4 29 (21.32%) Java
5 25 (18.38%) SQL
6 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.56%) Embedded C
8 10 (7.35%) VB
9 7 (5.15%) Embedded C++
9 7 (5.15%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.15%) Perl
10 6 (4.41%) Ruby
10 6 (4.41%) Scala
11 5 (3.68%) XAML
12 4 (2.94%) PHP
13 2 (1.47%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.47%) Lisp
13 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (35.29%) Degree
2 10 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.68%) PhD
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) CCIE
5 2 (1.47%) CISSP
5 2 (1.47%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) CCFE
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) CEPT
6 1 (0.74%) GCFA
6 1 (0.74%) GCFE
6 1 (0.74%) GCIH
6 1 (0.74%) GIAC
6 1 (0.74%) GPEN
6 1 (0.74%) OSCP
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) JTAG
3 1 (0.74%) MISRA
3 1 (0.74%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (17.65%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) RHEV
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Control-M
1 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
1 1 (0.74%) Rundeck
1 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle
2 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.21%) AppDynamics
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco
3 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.21%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.47%) EMC
4 2 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.74%) F5
5 1 (0.74%) Juniper
5 1 (0.74%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) VMware