Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 82 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -12
Permanent jobs citing C 76 54 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.90% 2.43% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 4.07% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 36
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -4.91% +5.84%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,867 £54,000 £63,482
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +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 1,294 1,328 1,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.35% 59.85% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 877 840 678
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £63,750 £61,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 56 (73.68%) C++
2 37 (48.68%) Software Engineering
3 26 (34.21%) .NET
4 25 (32.89%) C#
5 24 (31.58%) Linux
5 24 (31.58%) Degree
6 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (26.32%) Python
8 18 (23.68%) Windows
8 18 (23.68%) Java
9 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
10 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
11 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 12 (15.79%) SQL
11 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
12 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
13 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
13 10 (13.16%) VBA
13 10 (13.16%) VB
13 10 (13.16%) Perl
13 10 (13.16%) PHP
13 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
14 9 (11.84%) MySQL
14 9 (11.84%) Banking
14 9 (11.84%) Device Driver
14 9 (11.84%) Virtual Team
14 9 (11.84%) Device Driver Development
14 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (3.95%) Apache
1 3 (3.95%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) FTP
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) SSH
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) BGP
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) MPLS
3 1 (1.32%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) OSPF
3 1 (1.32%) SMS
3 1 (1.32%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) MySQL
3 8 (10.53%) HBase
3 8 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (10.53%) Redis
4 2 (2.63%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) Gradle
General
1 9 (11.84%) Banking
2 6 (7.89%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (9.21%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Architect
9 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
9 6 (7.89%) Retail Banking Project Manager
9 6 (7.89%) Software Project Manager
10 5 (6.58%) Development Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Hardware Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Scientific Software Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Software Development Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) Qt
3 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 3 (3.95%) WPF
4 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.63%) JSON
4 2 (2.63%) LDAP
4 2 (2.63%) Node.js
4 2 (2.63%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.63%) React
4 2 (2.63%) React Native
4 2 (2.63%) REST
4 2 (2.63%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) SOAP
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) WebGL
4 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.84%) Device Driver
3 9 (11.84%) Virtual Team
4 6 (7.89%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.63%) Fintech
8 2 (2.63%) Robotics
9 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Linux
2 18 (23.68%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.63%) CentOS
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Software Engineering
2 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 9 (11.84%) Device Driver Development
4 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.53%) Task Automation
6 7 (9.21%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (9.21%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (9.21%) OO
6 7 (9.21%) Resource Management
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
7 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.89%) Project Management
7 6 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.89%) SDLC
7 6 (7.89%) Software Delivery
8 5 (6.58%) Data Engineering
8 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.58%) OOD
8 5 (6.58%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 56 (73.68%) C++
2 25 (32.89%) C#
3 20 (26.32%) Python
4 18 (23.68%) Java
5 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.79%) SQL
6 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 10 (13.16%) Perl
6 10 (13.16%) PHP
6 10 (13.16%) VB
6 10 (13.16%) VBA
7 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.58%) Fortran
9 4 (5.26%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.63%) XAML
11 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.89%) PMP
4 5 (6.58%) PhD
5 1 (1.32%) CCFE
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CEH
5 1 (1.32%) CEPT
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) GCFA
5 1 (1.32%) GCFE
5 1 (1.32%) GCIH
5 1 (1.32%) GIAC
5 1 (1.32%) GPEN
5 1 (1.32%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) GDPR
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) Firmware
2 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.32%) Nessus
2 1 (1.32%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Google
3 2 (2.63%) Intel
3 2 (2.63%) Pega
3 2 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco
4 1 (1.32%) F5
4 1 (1.32%) Juniper
4 1 (1.32%) VMware