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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 68 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing C 33 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.45% 2.48% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 4.92% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 25
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £47,500 £52,500
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
648 691 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.04% 50.36% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 481 470 422
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 January 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 60 (66.67%) C++
2 51 (56.67%) Degree
3 37 (41.11%) Software Engineering
3 37 (41.11%) C#
4 35 (38.89%) .NET
5 34 (37.78%) Mathematics
6 33 (36.67%) Computer Science
6 33 (36.67%) Windows
7 30 (33.33%) UNIX
8 28 (31.11%) Unit Testing
9 27 (30.00%) Visual Studio
10 26 (28.89%) OOP
11 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (25.56%) Linux
13 22 (24.44%) Subversion
13 22 (24.44%) Electronics
14 21 (23.33%) OpenGL
14 21 (23.33%) Qt
14 21 (23.33%) Software Architecture
14 21 (23.33%) Linear Algebra
15 20 (22.22%) Visualisation
15 20 (22.22%) CUDA
15 20 (22.22%) Waterfall
15 20 (22.22%) Direct3D
15 20 (22.22%) 3D Visualisation
15 20 (22.22%) WPF
15 20 (22.22%) TDD
15 20 (22.22%) STL
15 20 (22.22%) MFC
15 20 (22.22%) VC++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.11%) JBoss
1 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.11%) Apache
1 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.11%) Mule
1 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Office
2 4 (4.44%) MS Project
3 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.56%) Yammer
2 5 (5.56%) Office 365
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.67%) HTTP
3 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.33%) SNMP
4 3 (3.33%) SMTP
4 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.33%) Informix
3 3 (3.33%) Ingres
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 22 (24.44%) Subversion
3 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.22%) Emacs
4 2 (2.22%) LLVM
4 2 (2.22%) GCC
General
1 22 (24.44%) Electronics
2 15 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Games
4 3 (3.33%) Military
5 2 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Software Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Software Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.44%) Programmer
6 3 (3.33%) Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) C++ Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (3.33%) C Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Python Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Trainee
7 2 (2.22%) Compiler Developer
7 2 (2.22%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (2.22%) Software Development Project Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (2.22%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.89%) .NET
2 21 (23.33%) OpenGL
2 21 (23.33%) Qt
3 20 (22.22%) Direct3D
3 20 (22.22%) WPF
3 20 (22.22%) STL
3 20 (22.22%) MFC
4 11 (12.22%) HTML
5 9 (10.00%) CSS
6 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.78%) jQuery
7 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.67%) REST
8 6 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (4.44%) Web Services
10 3 (3.33%) Spring MVC
10 3 (3.33%) Spring
10 3 (3.33%) CSS3
10 3 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (37.78%) Mathematics
2 33 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 20 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 20 (22.22%) CUDA
4 15 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (12.22%) Physics
6 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.56%) PMI
8 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.22%) iPad
8 2 (2.22%) Animation
9 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.11%) VHDL
9 1 (1.11%) FMCG
9 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Windows
2 30 (33.33%) UNIX
3 23 (25.56%) Linux
4 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.44%) Android
5 4 (4.44%) Solaris
6 3 (3.33%) Fedora
6 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.33%) CentOS
6 3 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) Software Engineering
2 28 (31.11%) Unit Testing
3 26 (28.89%) OOP
4 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (23.33%) Software Architecture
5 21 (23.33%) Linear Algebra
6 20 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 20 (22.22%) 3D Visualisation
6 20 (22.22%) TDD
7 14 (15.56%) Project Management
8 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.11%) MVC
10 9 (10.00%) OO
11 8 (8.89%) ITIL
12 7 (7.78%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.56%) CMMI
14 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) C++
2 37 (41.11%) C#
3 20 (22.22%) VC++
4 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.78%) Java
6 12 (13.33%) Python
7 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.78%) Perl
9 5 (5.56%) SQL
10 4 (4.44%) Assembly Language
11 3 (3.33%) VB
11 3 (3.33%) Groovy
12 2 (2.22%) Ruby
12 2 (2.22%) Lua
12 2 (2.22%) Erlang
12 2 (2.22%) VBA
12 2 (2.22%) VBScript
12 2 (2.22%) PHP
12 2 (2.22%) Fortran
12 2 (2.22%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 51 (56.67%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.22%) APMP
4 1 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Snort
2 2 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) OpenView
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
1 3 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.33%) HP
4 3 (3.33%) Dell
4 3 (3.33%) Twitter
5 2 (2.22%) Kony
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.22%) Cognos
6 1 (1.11%) Lotus
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) Sun
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