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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 63 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing C 36 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.61% 2.38% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% 5.08% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 10
Average salary £38,500 £39,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
656 768 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.50% 46.86% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 450 534 354
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 April 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (62.12%) C++
2 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 29 (43.94%) Mathematics
3 28 (42.42%) C#
4 27 (40.91%) UNIX
4 27 (40.91%) Degree
5 25 (37.88%) Windows
5 25 (37.88%) .NET
5 25 (37.88%) Software Architecture
6 22 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (30.30%) Unit Testing
7 20 (30.30%) Subversion
7 20 (30.30%) Java
7 20 (30.30%) Visual Studio
8 19 (28.79%) OOP
8 19 (28.79%) Linear Algebra
9 18 (27.27%) Direct3D
9 18 (27.27%) 3D Visualisation
9 18 (27.27%) Waterfall
9 18 (27.27%) CUDA
9 18 (27.27%) Qt
9 18 (27.27%) Visualisation
9 18 (27.27%) STL
9 18 (27.27%) MFC
9 18 (27.27%) VC++
9 18 (27.27%) Ethernet
9 18 (27.27%) WPF
9 18 (27.27%) TDD
9 18 (27.27%) OpenGL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.52%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.52%) JBoss
1 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.52%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) SMTP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.03%) Informix
5 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.03%) Ingres
5 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Visual Studio
1 20 (30.30%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Emacs
General
1 18 (27.27%) Electronics
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 8 (12.12%) Multimedia
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 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Trainee
4 3 (4.55%) Business Development Director
4 3 (4.55%) Analyst
4 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Programmer
5 2 (3.03%) Database Analyst
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Report Manager
6 1 (1.52%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (1.52%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) .NET
2 18 (27.27%) MFC
2 18 (27.27%) STL
2 18 (27.27%) OpenGL
2 18 (27.27%) WPF
2 18 (27.27%) Qt
2 18 (27.27%) Direct3D
3 13 (19.70%) HTML
4 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
4 8 (12.12%) Java RMI
4 8 (12.12%) JNI
4 8 (12.12%) JPA
5 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) Web Services
7 2 (3.03%) LAMP
7 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.03%) Spring
7 2 (3.03%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Mathematics
2 22 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 18 (27.27%) CUDA
4 4 (6.06%) Open Source
4 4 (6.06%) Physics
5 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.03%) iPad
6 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.03%) Telematics
6 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) UNIX
2 25 (37.88%) Windows
3 14 (21.21%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.52%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 25 (37.88%) Software Architecture
3 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.30%) Unit Testing
5 19 (28.79%) OOP
5 19 (28.79%) Linear Algebra
6 18 (27.27%) 3D Visualisation
6 18 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 18 (27.27%) TDD
7 9 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
9 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.09%) Project Management
11 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.58%) OO
12 4 (6.06%) MVC
13 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
13 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
13 3 (4.55%) Business Development
13 3 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) C++
2 28 (42.42%) C#
3 20 (30.30%) Java
4 18 (27.27%) VC++
5 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.03%) Groovy
8 2 (3.03%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) Perl
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) XAML
9 1 (1.52%) Fortran
9 1 (1.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) APMP
3 1 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) OpenView
1 1 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
1 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle
2 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
2 2 (3.03%) SAP
2 2 (3.03%) Cognos
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Sun
3 1 (1.52%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) Intel
3 1 (1.52%) Lotus
3 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
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