The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 50 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing C 60 44 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.09% 3.59% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.64% 6.49% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 15
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
785 678 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.47% 55.30% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 542 452 415
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C
Scotland

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 August 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 90 (86.54%) C++
2 76 (73.08%) Software Engineering
3 41 (39.42%) Degree
4 39 (37.50%) .NET
5 32 (30.77%) C#
5 32 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 31 (29.81%) Computer Science
7 30 (28.85%) Mathematics
8 29 (27.88%) Windows
9 28 (26.92%) UNIX
10 27 (25.96%) Linux
11 21 (20.19%) Java
11 21 (20.19%) Subversion
12 19 (18.27%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (17.31%) Stress Testing
13 18 (17.31%) Software Architecture
13 18 (17.31%) Visual Studio
14 17 (16.35%) OOP
14 17 (16.35%) Ethernet
14 17 (16.35%) OpenGL
14 17 (16.35%) Electronics
14 17 (16.35%) Qt
14 17 (16.35%) Software Testing
15 16 (15.38%) WPF
15 16 (15.38%) Test Automation
15 16 (15.38%) CUDA
15 16 (15.38%) Visualisation
15 16 (15.38%) Direct3D
15 16 (15.38%) 3D Visualisation
15 16 (15.38%) VC++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.88%) Firewall
4 2 (1.92%) VPN
4 2 (1.92%) VoIP
4 2 (1.92%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.92%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.96%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.96%) SMTP
5 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.92%) Big Data
4 2 (1.92%) HBase
4 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) DB2
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Subversion
2 18 (17.31%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.73%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.85%) GCC
4 4 (3.85%) LLVM
5 2 (1.92%) ERwin
5 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.92%) Hudson
5 2 (1.92%) FishEye
5 2 (1.92%) JIRA
5 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.96%) VisualWorks
6 1 (0.96%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.96%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (16.35%) Electronics
2 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.69%) Automotive
4 7 (6.73%) Finance
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) French Language
7 1 (0.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 69 (66.35%) Software Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) Principal Engineer
3 16 (15.38%) Principal Software Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Graduate
8 3 (2.88%) QA Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Junior
8 3 (2.88%) Architect
9 2 (1.92%) Applications Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (1.92%) Business Analyst
9 2 (1.92%) Analyst
9 2 (1.92%) Consultant
9 2 (1.92%) Data Architect
9 2 (1.92%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.50%) .NET
2 17 (16.35%) OpenGL
2 17 (16.35%) Qt
3 16 (15.38%) WPF
3 16 (15.38%) Direct3D
3 16 (15.38%) STL
3 16 (15.38%) MFC
4 4 (3.85%) XML
5 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.92%) SOAP
6 1 (0.96%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.96%) WCF
6 1 (0.96%) REST
6 1 (0.96%) HTML
6 1 (0.96%) J2EE
6 1 (0.96%) Web Services
6 1 (0.96%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.81%) Computer Science
2 30 (28.85%) Mathematics
3 19 (18.27%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (15.38%) CUDA
4 16 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 10 (9.62%) Physics
6 6 (5.77%) Open Source
7 3 (2.88%) Firmware
8 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.92%) iPhone
8 2 (1.92%) iPad
9 1 (0.96%) Wiki
9 1 (0.96%) PMI
9 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.96%) Tandem
9 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.88%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) UNIX
3 27 (25.96%) Linux
4 9 (8.65%) Android
5 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Fedora
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 32 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 18 (17.31%) Stress Testing
3 18 (17.31%) Software Architecture
4 17 (16.35%) OOP
4 17 (16.35%) Software Testing
5 16 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 16 (15.38%) 3D Visualisation
6 11 (10.58%) TDD
7 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.77%) OO
9 5 (4.81%) Project Management
9 5 (4.81%) Change Management
10 4 (3.85%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.85%) Parallel Programming
11 3 (2.88%) Time Management
11 3 (2.88%) Automated Testing
11 3 (2.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (86.54%) C++
2 32 (30.77%) C#
3 21 (20.19%) Java
4 16 (15.38%) VC++
5 12 (11.54%) Python
6 11 (10.58%) Fortran
7 10 (9.62%) Perl
8 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.77%) PHP
9 6 (5.77%) SQL
10 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.92%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.96%) COBOL
11 1 (0.96%) VB
11 1 (0.96%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (39.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Snort
2 1 (0.96%) Gluster
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) KVM
2 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Puppet
1 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (3.85%) VMware
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (2.88%) Citrix
3 2 (1.92%) Dell
3 2 (1.92%) SAP
3 2 (1.92%) Twitter
3 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) HP
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Microsoft
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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