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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 63 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing C 41 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.04% 2.53% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.46% 5.34% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 16
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £47,250 £55,250
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
635 712 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.04% 47.34% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 447 502 371
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 43 (63.24%) C++
2 30 (44.12%) C#
3 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
3 29 (42.65%) Mathematics
4 28 (41.18%) Degree
5 26 (38.24%) UNIX
5 26 (38.24%) Windows
5 26 (38.24%) .NET
6 23 (33.82%) Software Architecture
7 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
8 21 (30.88%) Java
9 20 (29.41%) Visual Studio
9 20 (29.41%) Unit Testing
10 19 (27.94%) OOP
10 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (27.94%) Subversion
11 18 (26.47%) Linear Algebra
12 17 (25.00%) 3D Visualisation
12 17 (25.00%) CUDA
12 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
12 17 (25.00%) Direct3D
12 17 (25.00%) WPF
12 17 (25.00%) Qt
12 17 (25.00%) Visualisation
12 17 (25.00%) TDD
12 17 (25.00%) Electronics
12 17 (25.00%) STL
12 17 (25.00%) MFC
12 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 17 (25.00%) VC++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.47%) JBoss
1 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.47%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) SMTP
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) Ingres
5 3 (4.41%) Informix
6 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 19 (27.94%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) Emacs
General
1 17 (25.00%) Electronics
2 9 (13.24%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Multimedia
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Military
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Trainee
4 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Business Development Director
7 2 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Programmer
7 2 (2.94%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.94%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Development Project Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) MFC
2 17 (25.00%) STL
2 17 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 17 (25.00%) WPF
2 17 (25.00%) Qt
2 17 (25.00%) Direct3D
3 14 (20.59%) HTML
4 7 (10.29%) CSS
4 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
4 7 (10.29%) Java RMI
4 7 (10.29%) JNI
4 7 (10.29%) JPA
5 4 (5.88%) Web Services
6 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.41%) Spring
6 3 (4.41%) CSS3
6 3 (4.41%) JAX-RS
6 3 (4.41%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.65%) Mathematics
2 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
3 17 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 17 (25.00%) CUDA
4 6 (8.82%) Physics
5 5 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.94%) iPad
7 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.94%) Open Source
8 1 (1.47%) FMCG
8 1 (1.47%) Telematics
8 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) UNIX
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
2 23 (33.82%) Software Architecture
3 20 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.94%) OOP
5 18 (26.47%) Linear Algebra
6 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (25.00%) 3D Visualisation
6 17 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
8 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 6 (8.82%) MVC
9 6 (8.82%) OO
10 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.41%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) C++
2 30 (44.12%) C#
3 21 (30.88%) Java
4 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) VC++
5 6 (8.82%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) SQL
7 4 (5.88%) Perl
8 3 (4.41%) VB
8 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.41%) Groovy
9 2 (2.94%) VBA
10 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.47%) VBScript
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) XAML
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
10 1 (1.47%) Lua
10 1 (1.47%) Erlang
10 1 (1.47%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) APMP
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) OpenView
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
1 2 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) Cognos
3 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.47%) Intel
4 1 (1.47%) Lotus
4 1 (1.47%) Sun
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Clear Career Development
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
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Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum + benefits, car, pension,
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, flexible working
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + home working, bonus scheme
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