Period
to 25 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 74 77
Rank change year-on-year -34 +3 +19
Permanent jobs citing C 59 76 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.16% 2.80% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 5.52% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32 56 39
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £38,750 £33,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £64,867 £53,400
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 1,542 1,378 1,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 56.57% 50.74% 60.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 884 875
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,075 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,000 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +1.19%

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 June 2019.

Salary histogram for C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 40 (67.80%) C++
2 29 (49.15%) Software Engineering
3 24 (40.68%) Linux
4 16 (27.12%) Python
4 16 (27.12%) Degree
5 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
6 13 (22.03%) Mathematics
7 12 (20.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.64%) Electronics
9 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (16.95%) Data Structures
10 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (15.25%) Finance
11 8 (13.56%) Mac OS X
11 8 (13.56%) Process Architecture
12 7 (11.86%) Fortran
13 6 (10.17%) Sun
13 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
13 6 (10.17%) Change Management
13 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
13 6 (10.17%) Change Control
13 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
13 6 (10.17%) Budget Control
13 6 (10.17%) Resource Management
13 6 (10.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (10.17%) PMO
13 6 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (8.47%) Physics

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:

Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Wireless
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) JUnit
1 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (18.64%) Electronics
2 9 (15.25%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Games
4 3 (5.08%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Software Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Python Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Python Software Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Programme Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Development Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Programmer
9 3 (5.08%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) C++ Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) JSON
1 4 (6.78%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) JAX-RS
2 3 (5.08%) JPA
2 3 (5.08%) REST
2 3 (5.08%) SOAP
2 3 (5.08%) WCF
2 3 (5.08%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (16.95%) Data Structures
2 6 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.78%) SIMD
4 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
3 13 (22.03%) Mathematics
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (13.56%) Process Architecture
7 6 (10.17%) Budget Control
7 6 (10.17%) Change Control
7 6 (10.17%) Change Management
7 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.17%) Resource Management
7 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.47%) Physics
9 4 (6.78%) Game Development
9 4 (6.78%) Memory Management
9 4 (6.78%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.78%) XML Parsing
10 3 (5.08%) Business Development
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C++
2 16 (27.12%) Python
3 7 (11.86%) Fortran
4 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.08%) SQL
6 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Degree
2 12 (20.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) PMO
2 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Sun
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco
2 3 (5.08%) F5
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat