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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 84 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing C 13 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 2.45% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 5.12% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 14
Average salary £25,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.06% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £6,367 £35,200 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £59,500 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
528 644 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.51% 47.81% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 373 476 471
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
2 18 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (36.11%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Linux
3 13 (36.11%) Degree
4 11 (30.56%) Python
5 9 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (22.22%) .NET
7 7 (19.44%) Finance
7 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
8 6 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.67%) Perl
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) MATLAB
9 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
9 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
10 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (11.11%) High Availability
10 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) TDD
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (11.11%) Replication
10 4 (11.11%) Clustering
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) RS-232
4 1 (2.78%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.11%) DTS
3 4 (11.11%) GIS
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 7
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Military
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) DirectX
3 2 (5.56%) OpenCL
3 2 (5.56%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) Java RMI
4 1 (2.78%) JNI
4 1 (2.78%) JPA
4 1 (2.78%) MFC
4 1 (2.78%) STL
4 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) Clustering
3 4 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) High Availability
3 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (8.33%) BDD
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.56%) Signal Processing
5 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C++
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) Python
4 9 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 6 (16.67%) Perl
6 5 (13.89%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (8.33%) PHP
8 3 (8.33%) Ruby
8 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.56%) Fortran
9 2 (5.56%) VB
10 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.78%) Tcl
10 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) OCP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Minitab
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) MathWorks
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
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