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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 76 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing C 39 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.33% 1.63% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.03% 3.09% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 27
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
776 583 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.44% 52.95% 51.31%
Number of salaries quoted 543 358 572
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 17 April 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (69.44%) C++
2 48 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 40 (55.56%) .NET
4 39 (54.17%) Windows
4 39 (54.17%) Degree
5 33 (45.83%) C#
6 27 (37.50%) Subversion
7 24 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 24 (33.33%) UNIX
8 23 (31.94%) Visual Studio
8 23 (31.94%) Computer Science
9 21 (29.17%) Unit Testing
10 18 (25.00%) Electronics
11 17 (23.61%) OpenGL
11 17 (23.61%) Qt
12 16 (22.22%) Visualisation
12 16 (22.22%) CUDA
12 16 (22.22%) Direct3D
12 16 (22.22%) 3D Visualisation
12 16 (22.22%) Ethernet
12 16 (22.22%) SQL
12 16 (22.22%) MFC
12 16 (22.22%) VC++
12 16 (22.22%) WPF
13 14 (19.44%) Service Delivery
14 13 (18.06%) OOP
14 13 (18.06%) Software Architecture
15 12 (16.67%) Java
16 11 (15.28%) STL
16 11 (15.28%) Linux

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) DataStage
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Subversion
2 23 (31.94%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (9.72%) JIRA
3 7 (9.72%) Hudson
3 7 (9.72%) FishEye
3 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (1.39%) ERwin
5 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) VisualWorks
General
1 18 (25.00%) Electronics
2 10 (13.89%) Finance
3 8 (11.11%) Automotive
3 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Software Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Architect
3 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Programmer
4 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Principal Software Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Junior
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Junior Programmer
7 2 (2.78%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Risk Analyst
8 1 (1.39%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (55.56%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) OpenGL
2 17 (23.61%) Qt
3 16 (22.22%) Direct3D
3 16 (22.22%) MFC
3 16 (22.22%) WPF
4 11 (15.28%) STL
5 7 (9.72%) XML
6 6 (8.33%) Middleware
7 1 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 23 (31.94%) Computer Science
3 16 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 16 (22.22%) CUDA
4 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
5 6 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.56%) Device Driver
6 4 (5.56%) Physics
7 2 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.78%) iPad
7 2 (2.78%) iPhone
8 1 (1.39%) Derivative
8 1 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.39%) Tandem
8 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) UNIX
3 11 (15.28%) Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.17%) Android
6 3 (4.17%) AIX
6 3 (4.17%) Solaris
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 21 (29.17%) Unit Testing
3 16 (22.22%) 3D Visualisation
4 14 (19.44%) Service Delivery
5 13 (18.06%) OOP
5 13 (18.06%) Software Architecture
6 8 (11.11%) UML
7 7 (9.72%) ITIL
7 7 (9.72%) Workflow
7 7 (9.72%) Migration
7 7 (9.72%) Scrum
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Change Control
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Information Security
8 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.33%) Service Management
9 5 (6.94%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (69.44%) C++
2 33 (45.83%) C#
3 16 (22.22%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) VC++
4 12 (16.67%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.56%) Fortran
7 3 (4.17%) Python
7 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.39%) Smalltalk
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PMP
3 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
1 3 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Citrix
1 7 (9.72%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
BitWise Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
BitWise Limited
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 28 days ago