Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 90 115
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 -49
Permanent jobs citing C 83 46 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.07% 1.97% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.12% 3.98% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 59 35 37
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,208 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.90%

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 1622 1156 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 60.05% 49.57% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 809 853
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,680 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £59,550
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for C.

1 57 (68.67%) C++
2 41 (49.40%) Software Engineering
3 39 (46.99%) Linux
4 31 (37.35%) Python
5 29 (34.94%) Degree
6 25 (30.12%) Windows
7 21 (25.30%) Computer Science
7 21 (25.30%) Algorithms
8 20 (24.10%) Java
9 17 (20.48%) Finance
10 15 (18.07%) Red Hat
10 15 (18.07%) Machine Learning
11 13 (15.66%) Robotics
11 13 (15.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (14.46%) Innovative Thinking
13 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
13 11 (13.25%) Perl
14 10 (12.05%) Firmware
14 10 (12.05%) Embedded C
14 10 (12.05%) Military
14 10 (12.05%) Image Processing
15 9 (10.84%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (10.84%) Electronics
15 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
15 9 (10.84%) PHP
15 9 (10.84%) VB
16 8 (9.64%) ITIL
16 8 (9.64%) Unix
16 8 (9.64%) AIX
16 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery

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 Spark
2 1 (1.20%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) SAN
1 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) Wireless
3 2 (2.41%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.20%) DECT
4 1 (1.20%) RS-485
4 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.41%) Big Data
2 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Text Mining
3 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.23%) Subversion
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
2 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.20%) Trac
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Military
3 9 (10.84%) Electronics
4 3 (3.61%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Avionics
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) French Language
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Software Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Linux Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Unix Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded C Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Manual Tester
6 7 (8.43%) Security Tester
6 7 (8.43%) Tester
7 6 (7.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
1 5 (6.02%) HTML
2 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.41%) React
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) JPA
3 1 (1.20%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Algorithms
1 21 (25.30%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.66%) Robotics
3 9 (10.84%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (9.64%) Clustering
4 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.64%) Replication
5 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.61%) CUDA
7 2 (2.41%) ASIC
7 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.20%) Photography
8 1 (1.20%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Windows
3 8 (9.64%) AIX
3 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Unix
4 7 (8.43%) Solaris
5 2 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.20%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) Software Engineering
2 15 (18.07%) Machine Learning
3 13 (15.66%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (14.46%) Innovative Thinking
5 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
6 10 (12.05%) Image Processing
7 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.64%) High Availability
7 8 (9.64%) Identity Management
7 8 (9.64%) ITIL
7 8 (9.64%) Mathematics
7 8 (9.64%) Programme Delivery
7 8 (9.64%) Runbook
8 7 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Security Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Statistics
9 6 (7.23%) OO
9 6 (7.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (68.67%) C++
2 31 (37.35%) Python
3 20 (24.10%) Java
4 11 (13.25%) Perl
5 10 (12.05%) Embedded C
6 9 (10.84%) PHP
6 9 (10.84%) VB
7 7 (8.43%) Ruby
7 7 (8.43%) Scala
7 7 (8.43%) SQL
8 6 (7.23%) Embedded C++
9 5 (6.02%) C#
9 5 (6.02%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.61%) Lisp
11 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.41%) R
13 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) CREST Certified
3 6 (7.23%) PhD
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Firmware
2 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.64%) RHEV
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Control-M
1 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (9.64%) Puppet
1 8 (9.64%) Rundeck
1 8 (9.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Red Hat
2 8 (9.64%) EMC
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Perfecto Mobile