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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 79 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing C 29 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.11% 1.96% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 4.02% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 20
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,478 £29,850 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £52,750 £45,000
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
684 697 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 49.67% 48.78% 53.05%
Number of salaries quoted 499 474 413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 29 December 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 68 (71.58%) C++
2 51 (53.68%) Degree
3 41 (43.16%) Software Engineering
4 37 (38.95%) Linux
5 35 (36.84%) C#
6 33 (34.74%) Computer Science
7 32 (33.68%) .NET
8 30 (31.58%) Windows
9 28 (29.47%) UNIX
9 28 (29.47%) Mathematics
10 26 (27.37%) Unit Testing
11 23 (24.21%) Visual Studio
12 22 (23.16%) OOP
13 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
15 19 (20.00%) Subversion
15 19 (20.00%) Java
16 18 (18.95%) Python
16 18 (18.95%) OpenGL
16 18 (18.95%) Electronics
16 18 (18.95%) Qt
17 16 (16.84%) Visualisation
17 16 (16.84%) WPF
17 16 (16.84%) Direct3D
17 16 (16.84%) 3D Visualisation
17 16 (16.84%) Software Architecture
17 16 (16.84%) CUDA
17 16 (16.84%) Waterfall
17 16 (16.84%) Linear Algebra
17 16 (16.84%) TDD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (2.11%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.05%) Mule
2 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.05%) JBoss
2 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 4 (4.21%) MS Project
3 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.26%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.32%) HTTP
3 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.21%) Wireshark
3 4 (4.21%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.16%) SNMP
4 3 (3.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) Ingres
3 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.16%) Informix
3 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.05%) HBase
5 1 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Visual Studio
2 19 (20.00%) Subversion
3 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.26%) LLVM
4 5 (5.26%) GCC
5 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.11%) Emacs
7 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (18.95%) Electronics
2 13 (13.68%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Military
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
5 2 (2.11%) Publishing
5 2 (2.11%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Software Developer
4 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 4 (4.21%) C++ Developer
5 4 (4.21%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (4.21%) Python Developer
5 4 (4.21%) Analyst
5 4 (4.21%) C Developer
6 3 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Programmer
6 3 (3.16%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Graduate
6 3 (3.16%) Junior
7 2 (2.11%) Navision Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.68%) .NET
2 18 (18.95%) OpenGL
2 18 (18.95%) Qt
3 16 (16.84%) WPF
3 16 (16.84%) STL
3 16 (16.84%) MFC
3 16 (16.84%) Direct3D
4 9 (9.47%) HTML
4 9 (9.47%) CSS
5 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.32%) REST
6 6 (6.32%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (6.32%) jQuery
7 4 (4.21%) Web Services
8 3 (3.16%) Spring
8 3 (3.16%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.16%) HTML5
8 3 (3.16%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.74%) Computer Science
2 28 (29.47%) Mathematics
3 20 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (16.84%) CUDA
4 16 (16.84%) Visualisation
5 11 (11.58%) Physics
6 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.26%) PMI
8 4 (4.21%) Open Source
9 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.11%) Animation
10 1 (1.05%) iPad
10 1 (1.05%) FMCG
10 1 (1.05%) VHDL
10 1 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.95%) Linux
2 30 (31.58%) Windows
3 28 (29.47%) UNIX
4 10 (10.53%) Android
5 6 (6.32%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.21%) Fedora
6 4 (4.21%) Solaris
6 4 (4.21%) CentOS
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.16%) Software Engineering
2 26 (27.37%) Unit Testing
3 22 (23.16%) OOP
4 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.84%) TDD
5 16 (16.84%) Software Architecture
5 16 (16.84%) Waterfall
5 16 (16.84%) 3D Visualisation
5 16 (16.84%) Linear Algebra
6 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
6 11 (11.58%) Project Management
7 10 (10.53%) OO
8 9 (9.47%) ITIL
8 9 (9.47%) MVC
9 6 (6.32%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.26%) CMMI
10 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (71.58%) C++
2 35 (36.84%) C#
3 19 (20.00%) Java
4 18 (18.95%) Python
5 16 (16.84%) VC++
6 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.58%) Perl
8 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.21%) Assembly Language
10 4 (4.21%) PHP
11 3 (3.16%) SQL
11 3 (3.16%) VB
11 3 (3.16%) Ruby
11 3 (3.16%) Groovy
12 2 (2.11%) Lua
12 2 (2.11%) Erlang
12 2 (2.11%) Fortran
12 2 (2.11%) Smalltalk
12 2 (2.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (53.68%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Snort
2 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) SCCM
1 3 (3.16%) SCOM
1 3 (3.16%) OpenView
2 1 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.26%) Twitter
5 4 (4.21%) Dell
6 3 (3.16%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) VMware
7 2 (2.11%) Kony
8 1 (1.05%) Lotus
8 1 (1.05%) Sun
8 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.05%) SAP
8 1 (1.05%) Cognos
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