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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 96 98
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2  
Permanent jobs citing C 114 63 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.20% 2.20% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.56% 4.19% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78 30 41
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +18.75%  
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,425 £33,000
90th Percentile £60,200 £67,208 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1737 1504 1582
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.93% 52.57% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 1686 1994
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 42 £37,500 -25.00% 13
Glasgow +35 36 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Dundee - 16 £42,500 - 1
Fife -2 6 £32,500 -15.03%
Aberdeen -3 5 £45,000 -
West Lothian -4 4 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Highlands - 1 £35,000 -
C
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 94 (55.62%) C++
2 84 (49.70%) Linux
3 83 (49.11%) Software Engineering
4 65 (38.46%) Python
5 55 (32.54%) Java
6 54 (31.95%) Windows
7 43 (25.44%) Degree
8 36 (21.30%) C#
9 35 (20.71%) VB
10 32 (18.93%) Electronics
11 31 (18.34%) OO
11 31 (18.34%) Firmware
12 27 (15.98%) Configuration Management
13 26 (15.38%) Android
14 25 (14.79%) Red Hat
14 25 (14.79%) Embedded Linux
15 24 (14.20%) Finance
16 21 (12.43%) Computer Science
17 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (11.24%) Embedded C
19 17 (10.06%) Device Driver
19 17 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
19 17 (10.06%) Banking
19 17 (10.06%) TCP/IP
20 16 (9.47%) Solaris
20 16 (9.47%) Ruby
20 16 (9.47%) Security Testing
20 16 (9.47%) CREST Certified
21 15 (8.88%) Device Driver Development
21 15 (8.88%) Perl

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 (1.78%) Confluence
2 2 (1.18%) Apache
2 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.18%) SAS
2 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) CMS
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.59%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.06%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.51%) SAN
3 7 (4.14%) WAN
4 6 (3.55%) BGP
4 6 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (3.55%) Firewall
4 6 (3.55%) Wireless
5 5 (2.96%) MPLS
5 5 (2.96%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (2.37%) RS-232
7 3 (1.78%) Bluetooth
7 3 (1.78%) Network Security
7 3 (1.78%) RS-485
7 3 (1.78%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.18%) ATM
8 2 (1.18%) DECT
8 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.18%) Internet
8 2 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.18%) Big Data
3 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.59%) HBase
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.59%) MySQL
4 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.59%) Redis
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.55%) JIRA
1 6 (3.55%) Subversion
2 3 (1.78%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) Ant
4 1 (0.59%) Clang
4 1 (0.59%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.59%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.59%) GDB
4 1 (0.59%) GitLab
4 1 (0.59%) Gradle
4 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.59%) Trac
General
1 32 (18.93%) Electronics
2 24 (14.20%) Finance
3 17 (10.06%) Banking
4 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Military
6 2 (1.18%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (43.79%) Software Engineer
2 37 (21.89%) Embedded Engineer
3 32 (18.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (13.02%) C Software Engineer
4 22 (13.02%) Developer
5 21 (12.43%) Embedded C Engineer
6 18 (10.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 17 (10.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 17 (10.06%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (9.47%) Manual Tester
8 16 (9.47%) Security Tester
8 16 (9.47%) Tester
9 12 (7.10%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 12 (7.10%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 12 (7.10%) Kernel Engineer
9 12 (7.10%) Kernel Software Engineer
10 11 (6.51%) Consultant
11 10 (5.92%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.73%) C++ Developer
12 8 (4.73%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (2.96%) Node.js
3 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.78%) Ajax
4 3 (1.78%) XML
4 3 (1.78%) Yocto
5 2 (1.18%) CSS
5 2 (1.18%) Flash
5 2 (1.18%) HTML
5 2 (1.18%) JSON
5 2 (1.18%) Middleware
5 2 (1.18%) RSS
6 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.59%) ODBC
6 1 (0.59%) React
6 1 (0.59%) SOAP
6 1 (0.59%) Spring
6 1 (0.59%) Web Services
6 1 (0.59%) WinForms
6 1 (0.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.06%) Device Driver
3 10 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.33%) Clustering
4 9 (5.33%) Replication
5 8 (4.73%) Arduino
5 8 (4.73%) Raspberry Pi
6 7 (4.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (4.14%) Verilog
7 6 (3.55%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.55%) VHDL
8 5 (2.96%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.37%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.78%) APACS
10 3 (1.78%) ASIC
10 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.78%) EMV
10 3 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 84 (49.70%) Linux
2 54 (31.95%) Windows
3 26 (15.38%) Android
4 25 (14.79%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (9.47%) Solaris
6 14 (8.28%) Unix
7 10 (5.92%) VxWorks
8 9 (5.33%) AIX
8 9 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.78%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.18%) ThreadX
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.59%) MVS
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (49.11%) Software Engineering
2 31 (18.34%) OO
3 27 (15.98%) Configuration Management
4 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (9.47%) Security Testing
7 15 (8.88%) Device Driver Development
8 11 (6.51%) SDLC
9 10 (5.92%) High Availability
10 9 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.33%) Identity Management
10 9 (5.33%) ITIL
10 9 (5.33%) Programme Delivery
11 8 (4.73%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.14%) Android Development
12 7 (4.14%) OOD
12 7 (4.14%) Validation
13 6 (3.55%) Programme Management
13 6 (3.55%) Test Automation
14 5 (2.96%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 94 (55.62%) C++
2 65 (38.46%) Python
3 55 (32.54%) Java
4 36 (21.30%) C#
5 35 (20.71%) VB
6 19 (11.24%) Embedded C
7 16 (9.47%) Ruby
8 15 (8.88%) Perl
9 14 (8.28%) PHP
10 10 (5.92%) SQL
11 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.55%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.37%) Assembly Language
14 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.37%) Scala
15 3 (1.78%) Lisp
15 3 (1.78%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
16 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (25.44%) Degree
2 16 (9.47%) CREST Certified
3 6 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) CCIE
5 2 (1.18%) PhD
6 1 (0.59%) CCNP
6 1 (0.59%) CISSP
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.59%) MCP
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) DO-178B
1 2 (1.18%) JTAG
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.59%) MISRA
2 1 (0.59%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (18.34%) Firmware
2 11 (6.51%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.33%) RHEV
4 2 (1.18%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.59%) HDFS
5 1 (0.59%) KVM
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (5.92%) Puppet
2 9 (5.33%) Control-M
2 9 (5.33%) Rundeck
2 9 (5.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.59%) Ansible
3 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.59%) MOM
3 1 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (14.79%) Red Hat
2 11 (6.51%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.92%) EMC
4 6 (3.55%) Cisco
5 3 (1.78%) Intel
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle
6 2 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Avaya
7 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.59%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.59%) Nintex
7 1 (0.59%) QNX
7 1 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.59%) Symantec
7 1 (0.59%) Telerik
7 1 (0.59%) Xilinx
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: exceptional bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
aap3
Salary: £34 - £37 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago