Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 86 116
Rank change year-on-year +19 +30 -35
Permanent jobs citing C 83 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.13% 1.92% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 3.45% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 63 33 31
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00% -22.08%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £53,500 £58,750 £47,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.39%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,445 1,219 1,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 54.57% 55.87% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 983 784 784
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for C in Edinburgh

C
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for C in Edinburgh

C
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for C.

1 68 (81.93%) C++
2 46 (55.42%) Software Engineering
3 35 (42.17%) Degree
4 33 (39.76%) Linux
5 27 (32.53%) Python
6 24 (28.92%) .NET
7 22 (26.51%) Java
7 22 (26.51%) Windows
8 21 (25.30%) C#
9 19 (22.89%) Mathematics
10 18 (21.69%) Computer Science
11 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.87%) Algorithms
13 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (15.66%) SQL
14 12 (14.46%) VB
14 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
14 12 (14.46%) Subversion
14 12 (14.46%) Electronics
14 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.25%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.05%) Embedded C
16 10 (12.05%) PhD
16 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
16 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
17 9 (10.84%) Perl
17 9 (10.84%) PHP
17 9 (10.84%) Firmware
17 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.41%) Apache
1 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) Wireless
3 2 (2.41%) FTP
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) SSH
4 1 (1.20%) BGP
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) MPLS
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) OSPF
4 1 (1.20%) SMS
4 1 (1.20%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.64%) MySQL
4 7 (8.43%) HBase
4 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.43%) Redis
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.41%) Text Mining
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
1 12 (14.46%) Subversion
1 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.46%) Electronics
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Avionics
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) French Language
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (54.22%) Software Engineer
2 22 (26.51%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) C Software Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) Developer
6 8 (9.64%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) .NET
2 6 (7.23%) HTML
2 6 (7.23%) Qt
3 2 (2.41%) CSS
3 2 (2.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.41%) Node.js
3 2 (2.41%) WPF
4 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.20%) HTML5
4 1 (1.20%) PyQt
4 1 (1.20%) React
4 1 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (16.87%) Algorithms
4 11 (13.25%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (9.64%) Device Driver
5 8 (9.64%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.61%) CUDA
7 3 (3.61%) Robotics
8 1 (1.20%) ASIC
8 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.20%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Linux
2 22 (26.51%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.41%) Solaris
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Software Engineering
2 19 (22.89%) Mathematics
3 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.84%) Physics
5 8 (9.64%) Device Driver Development
6 7 (8.43%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (8.43%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (8.43%) Task Automation
6 7 (8.43%) Validation
7 6 (7.23%) OO
7 6 (7.23%) OOD
7 6 (7.23%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.02%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Data Engineering
8 5 (6.02%) Machine Learning
8 5 (6.02%) Reinforcement Learning
8 5 (6.02%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) UML
9 3 (3.61%) Computer Vision
9 3 (3.61%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 68 (81.93%) C++
2 27 (32.53%) Python
3 22 (26.51%) Java
4 21 (25.30%) C#
5 13 (15.66%) SQL
6 12 (14.46%) VB
7 10 (12.05%) Embedded C
7 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
8 9 (10.84%) Perl
8 9 (10.84%) PHP
9 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
9 8 (9.64%) VBA
10 7 (8.43%) VB.NET
11 6 (7.23%) Embedded C++
11 6 (7.23%) MATLAB
12 5 (6.02%) Fortran
12 5 (6.02%) Scala
13 4 (4.82%) Assembly Language
14 3 (3.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (42.17%) Degree
2 10 (12.05%) PhD
3 6 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.41%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.20%) CCFE
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) CEH
5 1 (1.20%) CEPT
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) GCFA
5 1 (1.20%) GCFE
5 1 (1.20%) GCIH
5 1 (1.20%) GIAC
5 1 (1.20%) GPEN
5 1 (1.20%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) GDPR
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Firmware
2 2 (2.41%) Docker
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Nessus
1 1 (1.20%) Nmap
1 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco
4 1 (1.20%) F5
4 1 (1.20%) Juniper
4 1 (1.20%) Pega
4 1 (1.20%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (1.20%) Tableau
4 1 (1.20%) VMware