Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 11 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -9
Permanent jobs citing C 18 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 20.22% 14.12% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 25.53% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 3
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -30.83% +65.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £49,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £45,350 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +5.26%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 63 47 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 70.79% 55.29% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 48
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.98% +8.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £29,775
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,125 £61,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for C in West Lothian

C
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in West Lothian.

Salary trend for C in West Lothian

C
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the West Lothian 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
Livingston +1 17 £42,500 +1.19%
C
Scotland

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 West Lothian region with a requirement for C.

1 13 (72.22%) C++
2 12 (66.67%) Firmware
3 11 (61.11%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) Manufacturing
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) XML
3 11 (61.11%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (61.11%) Optoelectronics
4 9 (50.00%) Electronics
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Physics
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
9 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
10 1 (5.56%) RS-232
10 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design
10 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
10 1 (5.56%) Life Science
10 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
10 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) RS-232
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
General
1 11 (61.11%) Manufacturing
2 9 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Firmware Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Optoelectronics
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Defect Tracking
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
1 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) EMC