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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 44 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs citing C 66 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.41% 3.00% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.45% 5.53% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 49 16 11
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
781 651 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.17% 54.30% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 559 414 444
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 101 (83.47%) C++
2 82 (67.77%) Software Engineering
3 52 (42.98%) Degree
4 40 (33.06%) .NET
5 35 (28.93%) Computer Science
6 34 (28.10%) C#
7 33 (27.27%) Linux
7 33 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 31 (25.62%) Mathematics
8 31 (25.62%) UNIX
9 29 (23.97%) Windows
10 26 (21.49%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (19.83%) Java
12 20 (16.53%) Subversion
13 19 (15.70%) Stress Testing
14 18 (14.88%) Qt
14 18 (14.88%) Software Architecture
14 18 (14.88%) Software Testing
14 18 (14.88%) OpenGL
14 18 (14.88%) Electronics
14 18 (14.88%) Visual Studio
14 18 (14.88%) Python
15 17 (14.05%) Ethernet
15 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
16 16 (13.22%) Visualisation
16 16 (13.22%) WPF
16 16 (13.22%) Direct3D
16 16 (13.22%) 3D Visualisation
16 16 (13.22%) CUDA
16 16 (13.22%) VC++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 5 (4.13%) Apache
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Office
2 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.13%) Office 365
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.31%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.31%) tcpdump
3 3 (2.48%) Firewall
4 2 (1.65%) VPN
4 2 (1.65%) VoIP
4 2 (1.65%) SMTP
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) SNMP
5 1 (0.83%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.65%) HBase
4 2 (1.65%) Big Data
4 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Subversion
2 18 (14.88%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.96%) LLVM
4 6 (4.96%) GCC
5 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.65%) JIRA
6 2 (1.65%) FishEye
6 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.65%) Hudson
6 2 (1.65%) ERwin
7 1 (0.83%) PowerDesigner
General
1 18 (14.88%) Electronics
2 12 (9.92%) Finance
3 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.61%) Automotive
5 4 (3.31%) Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 3 (2.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) German Language
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Software Engineer
2 18 (14.88%) Principal Engineer
3 16 (13.22%) Principal Software Engineer
4 15 (12.40%) Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Software Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.13%) Graduate
6 5 (4.13%) QA Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Technical Manager
7 4 (3.31%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Junior
7 4 (3.31%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (3.31%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Python Developer
7 4 (3.31%) C Developer
8 3 (2.48%) Development Engineer
8 3 (2.48%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) .NET
2 18 (14.88%) OpenGL
2 18 (14.88%) Qt
3 16 (13.22%) Direct3D
3 16 (13.22%) WPF
3 16 (13.22%) MFC
3 16 (13.22%) STL
4 5 (4.13%) XML
5 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.83%) J2EE
6 1 (0.83%) CGI
6 1 (0.83%) Web Services
6 1 (0.83%) HTML
6 1 (0.83%) WCF
6 1 (0.83%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.93%) Computer Science
2 31 (25.62%) Mathematics
3 26 (21.49%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (13.22%) CUDA
4 16 (13.22%) Visualisation
5 10 (8.26%) Physics
6 6 (4.96%) Open Source
7 5 (4.13%) PMI
7 5 (4.13%) Firmware
8 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.65%) iPhone
8 2 (1.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) VHDL
9 1 (0.83%) Tandem
9 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.27%) Linux
2 31 (25.62%) UNIX
3 29 (23.97%) Windows
4 13 (10.74%) Android
5 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.31%) CentOS
7 4 (3.31%) Fedora
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (67.77%) Software Engineering
2 33 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 19 (15.70%) Stress Testing
4 18 (14.88%) Software Architecture
4 18 (14.88%) Software Testing
5 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
6 16 (13.22%) 3D Visualisation
6 16 (13.22%) OOP
7 15 (12.40%) TDD
8 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.26%) Project Management
9 10 (8.26%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.61%) ITIL
11 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.13%) Change Management
12 5 (4.13%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.13%) CMMI
12 5 (4.13%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (83.47%) C++
2 34 (28.10%) C#
3 24 (19.83%) Java
4 18 (14.88%) Python
5 16 (13.22%) VC++
6 13 (10.74%) Perl
7 11 (9.09%) Fortran
7 11 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.79%) PHP
8 7 (5.79%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.96%) SQL
10 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.31%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.48%) Ruby
12 3 (2.48%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.83%) Smalltalk
14 1 (0.83%) COBOL
14 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (42.98%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Snort
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Gluster
2 1 (0.83%) KVM
2 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Puppet
1 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) OpenView
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle
2 5 (4.13%) VMware
2 5 (4.13%) Twitter
3 4 (3.31%) Dell
4 3 (2.48%) Citrix
5 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
5 2 (1.65%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
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