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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 69 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing C 41 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.75% 2.07% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 4.07% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 14
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £32,550 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £48,500
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
775 761 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.91% 50.87% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 568 516 385
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 November 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 83 (78.30%) C++
2 52 (49.06%) Degree
3 51 (48.11%) Software Engineering
4 41 (38.68%) Linux
5 36 (33.96%) .NET
6 35 (33.02%) C#
7 34 (32.08%) Computer Science
8 31 (29.25%) Mathematics
8 31 (29.25%) Windows
9 30 (28.30%) Unit Testing
10 29 (27.36%) UNIX
11 24 (22.64%) Embedded Systems
12 23 (21.70%) Java
13 22 (20.75%) Visual Studio
13 22 (20.75%) OOP
13 22 (20.75%) Python
13 22 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (18.87%) Subversion
15 19 (17.92%) Electronics
15 19 (17.92%) OpenGL
15 19 (17.92%) Qt
16 18 (16.98%) Ethernet
17 17 (16.04%) VC++
17 17 (16.04%) STL
17 17 (16.04%) MFC
17 17 (16.04%) TDD
17 17 (16.04%) Visualisation
17 17 (16.04%) Software Architecture
17 17 (16.04%) CUDA
17 17 (16.04%) WPF

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.72%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.94%) Mule
2 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.94%) JBoss
2 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Office
2 4 (3.77%) MS Project
3 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.72%) HTTP
3 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.77%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.77%) tcpdump
4 3 (2.83%) SMTP
4 3 (2.83%) SNMP
5 1 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) Ingres
3 2 (1.89%) HBase
3 2 (1.89%) Big Data
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.89%) Informix
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 20 (18.87%) Subversion
3 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.66%) LLVM
4 6 (5.66%) GCC
5 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.89%) Emacs
7 1 (0.94%) ERwin
7 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (17.92%) Electronics
2 12 (11.32%) Finance
3 4 (3.77%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Military
5 2 (1.89%) Advertising
5 2 (1.89%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (49.06%) Software Engineer
2 17 (16.04%) Developer
3 11 (10.38%) Software Developer
4 7 (6.60%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) QA Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Graduate
7 4 (3.77%) Junior
7 4 (3.77%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.77%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Python Developer
7 4 (3.77%) C Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Development Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.96%) .NET
2 19 (17.92%) OpenGL
2 19 (17.92%) Qt
3 17 (16.04%) Direct3D
3 17 (16.04%) STL
3 17 (16.04%) MFC
3 17 (16.04%) WPF
4 8 (7.55%) HTML
4 8 (7.55%) CSS
5 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.66%) REST
7 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.72%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (4.72%) Web Services
7 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.72%) jQuery
8 3 (2.83%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.83%) Spring
8 3 (2.83%) Restlet
8 3 (2.83%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.08%) Computer Science
2 31 (29.25%) Mathematics
3 24 (22.64%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (16.04%) Visualisation
4 17 (16.04%) CUDA
5 13 (12.26%) Physics
6 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.66%) Algorithms
7 6 (5.66%) Open Source
8 5 (4.72%) PMI
9 2 (1.89%) Animation
10 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.94%) VHDL
10 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.68%) Linux
2 31 (29.25%) Windows
3 29 (27.36%) UNIX
4 11 (10.38%) Android
5 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.72%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.77%) Fedora
6 4 (3.77%) Solaris
6 4 (3.77%) CentOS
7 3 (2.83%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.11%) Software Engineering
2 30 (28.30%) Unit Testing
3 22 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.75%) OOP
4 17 (16.04%) TDD
4 17 (16.04%) Software Architecture
4 17 (16.04%) Waterfall
4 17 (16.04%) 3D Visualisation
4 17 (16.04%) Linear Algebra
5 10 (9.43%) OO
5 10 (9.43%) Project Management
6 9 (8.49%) ITIL
6 9 (8.49%) Stress Testing
6 9 (8.49%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
7 8 (7.55%) MVC
8 7 (6.60%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.72%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (4.72%) Line Management
9 5 (4.72%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (78.30%) C++
2 35 (33.02%) C#
3 23 (21.70%) Java
4 22 (20.75%) Python
5 17 (16.04%) VC++
6 13 (12.26%) Shell Script
6 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.26%) Perl
7 8 (7.55%) PHP
8 7 (6.60%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.66%) Fortran
10 4 (3.77%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.83%) Groovy
11 3 (2.83%) Ruby
12 2 (1.89%) Lua
12 2 (1.89%) Erlang
12 2 (1.89%) Smalltalk
12 2 (1.89%) SQL
12 2 (1.89%) VBScript
13 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (49.06%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Snort
2 3 (2.83%) Firmware
3 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Gluster
3 1 (0.94%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
1 3 (2.83%) SCOM
1 3 (2.83%) OpenView
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle
3 5 (4.72%) VMware
3 5 (4.72%) Twitter
3 5 (4.72%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.77%) Dell
5 3 (2.83%) HP
6 2 (1.89%) Kony
7 1 (0.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.94%) IBM
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.94%) Lotus
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Clear Career Development
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Certifications
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago