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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 65 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing C 28 59 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 3.65% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 7.33% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 20
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
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
619 805 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.92% 49.85% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 419 550 366
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 May 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 44 (66.67%) C++
2 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
3 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
4 26 (39.39%) Software Architecture
5 24 (36.36%) C#
5 24 (36.36%) Java
6 23 (34.85%) UNIX
6 23 (34.85%) Windows
6 23 (34.85%) Degree
6 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (33.33%) .NET
8 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
9 20 (30.30%) SDLC
10 19 (28.79%) Subversion
10 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
11 18 (27.27%) OOP
11 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
11 18 (27.27%) Linear Algebra
12 17 (25.76%) Waterfall
12 17 (25.76%) 3D Visualisation
12 17 (25.76%) Visualisation
12 17 (25.76%) TDD
12 17 (25.76%) VC++
12 17 (25.76%) STL
12 17 (25.76%) MFC
12 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
12 17 (25.76%) Electronics
12 17 (25.76%) Ethernet
13 16 (24.24%) HTML
13 16 (24.24%) Relational Database

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 13 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.06%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Subversion
1 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Emacs
3 1 (1.52%) jEdit
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (25.76%) Electronics
2 12 (18.18%) Multimedia
3 9 (13.64%) Finance
4 5 (7.58%) Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Trainee
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Database Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Business Development Director
7 2 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Core Java Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Report Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.52%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) .NET
2 17 (25.76%) STL
2 17 (25.76%) MFC
3 16 (24.24%) HTML
4 15 (22.73%) Qt
4 15 (22.73%) Direct3D
4 15 (22.73%) OpenGL
4 15 (22.73%) WPF
5 12 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 12 (18.18%) JPA
5 12 (18.18%) Java RMI
6 11 (16.67%) JNI
7 4 (6.06%) CSS
8 3 (4.55%) WinForms
9 2 (3.03%) jQuery
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.03%) LAMP
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
2 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 17 (25.76%) Visualisation
4 15 (22.73%) CUDA
5 4 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.03%) Physics
7 2 (3.03%) Telematics
7 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.03%) iPad
8 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) UNIX
1 23 (34.85%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.52%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 26 (39.39%) Software Architecture
3 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.30%) SDLC
5 18 (27.27%) OOP
5 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 18 (27.27%) Linear Algebra
6 17 (25.76%) Waterfall
6 17 (25.76%) 3D Visualisation
6 17 (25.76%) TDD
7 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
8 11 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (9.09%) Open Source
10 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.06%) Project Management
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 3 (4.55%) UML
12 3 (4.55%) OO
12 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (66.67%) C++
2 24 (36.36%) C#
2 24 (36.36%) Java
3 17 (25.76%) VC++
3 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.06%) PHP
4 4 (6.06%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Fortran
6 1 (1.52%) Tcl
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) APMP
3 1 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Cognos
1 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle
1 2 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Sun
2 1 (1.52%) Intel
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