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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 47 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing C 66 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.43% 2.38% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.37% 4.57% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46 16 10
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £31,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £61,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
789 657 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.99% 52.06% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 576 426 465
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 103 (83.06%) C++
2 76 (61.29%) Software Engineering
3 54 (43.55%) Degree
4 44 (35.48%) .NET
5 38 (30.65%) Linux
6 36 (29.03%) Mathematics
6 36 (29.03%) Computer Science
6 36 (29.03%) Unit Testing
7 35 (28.23%) C#
8 31 (25.00%) Windows
8 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (24.19%) UNIX
10 26 (20.97%) Embedded Systems
11 23 (18.55%) Visual Studio
12 22 (17.74%) Java
13 21 (16.94%) OOP
13 21 (16.94%) Subversion
14 19 (15.32%) Qt
14 19 (15.32%) OpenGL
14 19 (15.32%) Electronics
15 18 (14.52%) Python
15 18 (14.52%) Ethernet
15 18 (14.52%) Software Architecture
16 17 (13.71%) Visualisation
16 17 (13.71%) CUDA
16 17 (13.71%) 3D Visualisation
16 17 (13.71%) Direct3D
16 17 (13.71%) WPF
16 17 (13.71%) Stress Testing
16 17 (13.71%) VC++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.03%) Apache
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Office
2 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.03%) Office 365
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.52%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.03%) HTTP
3 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.23%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.23%) tcpdump
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
5 2 (1.61%) VPN
5 2 (1.61%) VoIP
5 2 (1.61%) SMTP
6 1 (0.81%) SNMP
6 1 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) HBase
4 2 (1.61%) Big Data
4 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.61%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) DB2
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (18.55%) Visual Studio
2 21 (16.94%) Subversion
3 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.84%) LLVM
4 6 (4.84%) GCC
5 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.61%) JIRA
6 2 (1.61%) FishEye
6 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.61%) Hudson
6 2 (1.61%) ERwin
7 1 (0.81%) PowerDesigner
General
1 19 (15.32%) Electronics
2 13 (10.48%) Finance
3 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.23%) Automotive
4 4 (3.23%) Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Retail
5 3 (2.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (58.06%) Software Engineer
2 17 (13.71%) Developer
3 16 (12.90%) Principal Engineer
4 14 (11.29%) Principal Software Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Graduate
8 5 (4.03%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Junior
9 4 (3.23%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.23%) C Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Development Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (2.42%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.42%) Architect
10 3 (2.42%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.48%) .NET
2 19 (15.32%) OpenGL
2 19 (15.32%) Qt
3 17 (13.71%) WPF
3 17 (13.71%) STL
3 17 (13.71%) MFC
3 17 (13.71%) Direct3D
4 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.03%) XML
5 5 (4.03%) REST
5 5 (4.03%) HTML
6 4 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.23%) jQuery
6 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.23%) CSS
7 2 (1.61%) SOAP
8 1 (0.81%) Web Services
8 1 (0.81%) J2EE
8 1 (0.81%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.03%) Mathematics
1 36 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 26 (20.97%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (13.71%) Visualisation
3 17 (13.71%) CUDA
4 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (11.29%) Physics
6 6 (4.84%) Open Source
7 5 (4.03%) PMI
7 5 (4.03%) Firmware
8 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) iPad
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) VHDL
9 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.81%) Animation
9 1 (0.81%) Wiki
9 1 (0.81%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.65%) Linux
2 31 (25.00%) Windows
3 30 (24.19%) UNIX
4 12 (9.68%) Android
5 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.23%) CentOS
6 4 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.23%) Fedora
7 3 (2.42%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (61.29%) Software Engineering
2 36 (29.03%) Unit Testing
3 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.94%) OOP
5 18 (14.52%) Software Architecture
6 17 (13.71%) 3D Visualisation
6 17 (13.71%) TDD
6 17 (13.71%) Stress Testing
7 16 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
9 13 (10.48%) Waterfall
10 9 (7.26%) Project Management
11 8 (6.45%) OO
11 8 (6.45%) ITIL
12 7 (5.65%) Line Management
13 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
13 6 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (4.03%) Risk Management
14 5 (4.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (83.06%) C++
2 35 (28.23%) C#
3 22 (17.74%) Java
4 18 (14.52%) Python
5 17 (13.71%) VC++
6 13 (10.48%) Perl
7 12 (9.68%) Fortran
8 11 (8.87%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.26%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.65%) PHP
10 7 (5.65%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.03%) SQL
12 4 (3.23%) Assembly Language
13 3 (2.42%) Ruby
13 3 (2.42%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.81%) Smalltalk
15 1 (0.81%) Lua
15 1 (0.81%) Erlang
15 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (43.55%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Snort
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Gluster
2 1 (0.81%) KVM
2 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Puppet
1 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) OpenView
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.03%) Oracle
2 5 (4.03%) VMware
2 5 (4.03%) Twitter
3 4 (3.23%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.23%) Dell
4 3 (2.42%) Citrix
5 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.61%) SAP
5 2 (1.61%) Kony
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) HP
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