The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 78 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 25 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.75% 3.45% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 6.61% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 48 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £31,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
651 832 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.65% 52.13% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 440 570 419
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

C
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Edinburgh region.

C Salary Trend in Edinburgh

C
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 46 (69.70%) C++
2 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 29 (43.94%) Mathematics
3 27 (40.91%) Software Architecture
3 27 (40.91%) Java
4 24 (36.36%) C#
4 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.85%) Degree
5 23 (34.85%) .NET
6 22 (33.33%) Windows
7 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 21 (31.82%) SDLC
8 20 (30.30%) Subversion
8 20 (30.30%) UNIX
9 19 (28.79%) Linear Algebra
10 18 (27.27%) 3D Visualisation
10 18 (27.27%) STL
10 18 (27.27%) Linux
10 18 (27.27%) OOP
10 18 (27.27%) VC++
10 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
10 18 (27.27%) MFC
10 18 (27.27%) Ethernet
10 18 (27.27%) Electronics
10 18 (27.27%) TDD
10 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 18 (27.27%) Visualisation
10 18 (27.27%) Waterfall
11 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
12 15 (22.73%) HTML

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 13 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Subversion
2 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Emacs
4 1 (1.52%) jEdit
4 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (27.27%) Electronics
2 12 (18.18%) Multimedia
3 6 (9.09%) Finance
4 5 (7.58%) Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Software Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Trainee
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Database Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Business Development Director
7 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) Software Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Software Programmer
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Report Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) .NET
2 18 (27.27%) MFC
2 18 (27.27%) STL
3 15 (22.73%) HTML
4 13 (19.70%) OpenGL
4 13 (19.70%) Qt
4 13 (19.70%) WPF
4 13 (19.70%) Direct3D
5 12 (18.18%) JPA
5 12 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 12 (18.18%) Java RMI
6 11 (16.67%) JNI
7 6 (9.09%) WinForms
8 3 (4.55%) CSS
9 2 (3.03%) LAMP
10 1 (1.52%) Spring
10 1 (1.52%) Ajax
10 1 (1.52%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Mathematics
2 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 18 (27.27%) Visualisation
4 13 (19.70%) CUDA
5 7 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.03%) Telematics
8 2 (3.03%) Physics
9 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.52%) iPad
9 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) UNIX
3 18 (27.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 27 (40.91%) Software Architecture
3 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.82%) SDLC
5 19 (28.79%) Linear Algebra
6 18 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 18 (27.27%) 3D Visualisation
6 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 18 (27.27%) TDD
6 18 (27.27%) OOP
7 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
8 11 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (10.61%) Open Source
10 6 (9.09%) UML
11 5 (7.58%) OOD
11 5 (7.58%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.55%) Business Development
13 3 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (69.70%) C++
2 27 (40.91%) Java
3 24 (36.36%) C#
4 18 (27.27%) VC++
5 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.58%) PHP
7 3 (4.55%) SQL
8 2 (3.03%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) Fortran
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.52%) Tcl
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) APMP
2 2 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle
1 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
1 1 (1.52%) SAP
1 1 (1.52%) Cognos
1 1 (1.52%) Intel
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + home working, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago