Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 103 131
Rank change year-on-year +25 +28 -44
Permanent jobs citing C 188 115 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.33% 2.25% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 4.19% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 149 55 74
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,300 £32,250 £22,525
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,208 £57,500
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.11% +2.15% +3.33%

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 3458 2743 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.30% 53.55% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2237 1692 2010
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 84 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Glasgow +4 45 £50,000 +17.65% 2
West Lothian +4 18 £45,000 +8.43%
Dundee +10 16 £43,750 -12.50%
Aberdeen 0 8 £43,750 -
Fife 0 7 £40,000 -15.79%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £46,250 -
Highlands - 2 £60,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 115 (61.17%) C++
2 99 (52.66%) Software Engineering
3 81 (43.09%) Linux
4 71 (37.77%) Degree
5 69 (36.70%) Python
6 52 (27.66%) Windows
7 44 (23.40%) C#
7 44 (23.40%) Electronics
7 44 (23.40%) Firmware
8 42 (22.34%) Java
9 39 (20.74%) Computer Science
10 27 (14.36%) .NET
11 26 (13.83%) SQL
12 25 (13.30%) VB
12 25 (13.30%) Finance
13 24 (12.77%) JavaScript
13 24 (12.77%) Android
14 23 (12.23%) Algorithms
15 21 (11.17%) OO
15 21 (11.17%) Configuration Management
16 20 (10.64%) TCP/IP
17 19 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (9.04%) Embedded C
19 16 (8.51%) Test Automation
19 16 (8.51%) Perl
19 16 (8.51%) Red Hat
19 16 (8.51%) Artificial Intelligence
20 15 (7.98%) Banking
20 15 (7.98%) Embedded Linux
20 15 (7.98%) Manufacturing

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 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.53%) Apache
2 1 (0.53%) CMS
2 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.06%) Simulink
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.85%) BGP
2 11 (5.85%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (5.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (5.85%) Firewall
2 11 (5.85%) WAN
3 10 (5.32%) MPLS
3 10 (5.32%) Software-Defined Networking
4 9 (4.79%) SAN
5 4 (2.13%) Wireless
6 3 (1.60%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.60%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.06%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.06%) Modbus
7 2 (1.06%) RS-232
7 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.53%) RS-485
8 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.06%) Big Data
3 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.06%) Text Mining
4 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.26%) Subversion
4 4 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.13%) JIRA
5 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.53%) Clang
6 1 (0.53%) GDB
6 1 (0.53%) GitLab
6 1 (0.53%) Gradle
6 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.53%) Trac
6 1 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 44 (23.40%) Electronics
2 25 (13.30%) Finance
3 15 (7.98%) Banking
3 15 (7.98%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.32%) Military
4 10 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.66%) Games
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Avionics
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (47.34%) Software Engineer
2 38 (20.21%) Embedded Engineer
3 32 (17.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 26 (13.83%) C Software Engineer
5 19 (10.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 19 (10.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (9.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (9.57%) Developer
7 17 (9.04%) Firmware Engineer
8 16 (8.51%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 15 (7.98%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 15 (7.98%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (6.38%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 10 (5.32%) Consultant
12 10 (5.32%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 10 (5.32%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 10 (5.32%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 10 (5.32%) Network Engineer
13 9 (4.79%) Kernel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.36%) .NET
2 14 (7.45%) XML
3 10 (5.32%) HTML
4 5 (2.66%) WPF
5 4 (2.13%) HTML5
5 4 (2.13%) RESTful
5 4 (2.13%) WinForms
6 3 (1.60%) CSS
7 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.06%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.06%) React
8 1 (0.53%) CGI
8 1 (0.53%) CSS3
8 1 (0.53%) Flash
8 1 (0.53%) J2EE
8 1 (0.53%) JPA
8 1 (0.53%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.53%) Qt
8 1 (0.53%) WCF
8 1 (0.53%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.74%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.23%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.91%) Robotics
4 12 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (5.85%) Optoelectronics
6 10 (5.32%) Device Driver
7 9 (4.79%) Clustering
7 9 (4.79%) Data Centre
7 9 (4.79%) Replication
7 9 (4.79%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.13%) Arduino
9 4 (2.13%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (1.60%) CUDA
10 3 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.06%) ASIC
11 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.53%) Photography
12 1 (0.53%) STB
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.09%) Linux
2 52 (27.66%) Windows
3 24 (12.77%) Android
4 15 (7.98%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (6.91%) VxWorks
6 12 (6.38%) Unix
7 9 (4.79%) AIX
7 9 (4.79%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.72%) Solaris
9 4 (2.13%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.53%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (52.66%) Software Engineering
2 21 (11.17%) Configuration Management
2 21 (11.17%) OO
3 19 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.51%) Artificial Intelligence
4 16 (8.51%) Test Automation
5 15 (7.98%) Machine Learning
6 13 (6.91%) Mathematics
6 13 (6.91%) Software Testing
7 12 (6.38%) Innovative Thinking
8 11 (5.85%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (5.32%) Image Processing
9 10 (5.32%) Physics
10 9 (4.79%) Device Driver Development
10 9 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.79%) High Availability
10 9 (4.79%) Identity Management
10 9 (4.79%) ITIL
10 9 (4.79%) Mobile Development
10 9 (4.79%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 115 (61.17%) C++
2 69 (36.70%) Python
3 44 (23.40%) C#
4 42 (22.34%) Java
5 26 (13.83%) SQL
6 25 (13.30%) VB
7 24 (12.77%) JavaScript
8 17 (9.04%) Embedded C
9 16 (8.51%) Perl
10 11 (5.85%) PHP
11 9 (4.79%) Ruby
12 7 (3.72%) Embedded C++
12 7 (3.72%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.72%) Scala
13 5 (2.66%) Assembly Language
14 4 (2.13%) XAML
15 3 (1.60%) Lisp
15 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (37.77%) Degree
2 11 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.32%) CCIE
4 8 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.72%) CREST Certified
5 7 (3.72%) PhD
6 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) Government Security Classifications
1 4 (2.13%) RMADS
2 2 (1.06%) MISRA
2 2 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) JTAG
System Software
1 44 (23.40%) Firmware
2 10 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.79%) RHEV
4 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.79%) Control-M
1 9 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.79%) Puppet
1 9 (4.79%) Rundeck
1 9 (4.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (8.51%) Red Hat
2 11 (5.85%) Cisco
3 10 (5.32%) EMC
4 5 (2.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle
6 2 (1.06%) VMware
7 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.53%) Intel
7 1 (0.53%) Perfecto Mobile
7 1 (0.53%) SAP