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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 83 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +16
Permanent jobs citing C 22 65 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 4.34% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 8.35% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 48 16
Average salary £39,250 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,365 £25,100 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
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
678 778 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.86% 52.01% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 451 562 417
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 41 (83.67%) C++
2 26 (53.06%) C#
2 26 (53.06%) Software Engineering
3 25 (51.02%) Linux
3 25 (51.02%) Java
4 22 (44.90%) Windows
4 22 (44.90%) Software Architecture
5 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (42.86%) .NET
6 20 (40.82%) Subversion
7 19 (38.78%) Degree
7 19 (38.78%) Mathematics
8 18 (36.73%) TDD
8 18 (36.73%) SDLC
9 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
10 16 (32.65%) Unit Testing
10 16 (32.65%) Waterfall
10 16 (32.65%) Visualisation
10 16 (32.65%) 3D Visualisation
10 16 (32.65%) MFC
10 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
10 16 (32.65%) STL
10 16 (32.65%) Ethernet
10 16 (32.65%) OOP
10 16 (32.65%) VC++
10 16 (32.65%) Electronics
10 16 (32.65%) Linear Algebra
11 15 (30.61%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (28.57%) UNIX
13 11 (22.45%) WinForms

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (4.08%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Subversion
2 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) Emacs
5 1 (2.04%) jEdit
General
1 16 (32.65%) Electronics
2 7 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Software Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Database Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Software Programmer
7 1 (2.04%) Business Development Director
7 1 (2.04%) Graduate Programmer
7 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 16 (32.65%) MFC
2 16 (32.65%) STL
3 11 (22.45%) HTML
3 11 (22.45%) WinForms
4 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
4 8 (16.33%) JPA
4 8 (16.33%) Java RMI
4 8 (16.33%) OpenGL
5 7 (14.29%) JNI
6 6 (12.24%) Qt
6 6 (12.24%) Direct3D
6 6 (12.24%) WPF
7 3 (6.12%) CSS
8 2 (4.08%) DirectX
8 2 (4.08%) LAMP
8 2 (4.08%) OpenCL
9 1 (2.04%) J2EE
9 1 (2.04%) CSS3
9 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Mathematics
2 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
3 16 (32.65%) Visualisation
4 15 (30.61%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (18.37%) Algorithms
6 6 (12.24%) CUDA
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.04%) Telematics
7 1 (2.04%) Physics
7 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Windows
3 14 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Software Engineering
2 22 (44.90%) Software Architecture
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.73%) TDD
4 18 (36.73%) SDLC
5 16 (32.65%) OOP
5 16 (32.65%) Unit Testing
5 16 (32.65%) Waterfall
5 16 (32.65%) 3D Visualisation
5 16 (32.65%) Linear Algebra
6 10 (20.41%) UML
6 10 (20.41%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (20.41%) OOD
7 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
8 7 (14.29%) Open Source
9 5 (10.20%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Line Management
11 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.08%) Mobile Development
11 2 (4.08%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) C++
2 26 (53.06%) C#
3 25 (51.02%) Java
4 16 (32.65%) VC++
5 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 8 (16.33%) PHP
7 6 (12.24%) Python
8 5 (10.20%) Perl
9 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.12%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.08%) Ruby
10 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.08%) Tcl
11 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.04%) SQL
11 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) VMware
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 19 days ago
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