Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -38 +15 +27
Permanent jobs citing C 40 71 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.58% 2.68% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 4.49% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 52 35
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,625 £26,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £55,875 £55,000 £67,208
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - -2.17% +15.00%

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 1,317 1,581 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.10% 59.59% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1,018 837
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,625 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 29 (72.50%) C++
2 24 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (52.50%) Linux
4 20 (50.00%) Python
5 17 (42.50%) Degree
6 13 (32.50%) Data Structures
7 11 (27.50%) C#
8 10 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 10 (25.00%) Mac OS X
9 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
9 9 (22.50%) Process Architecture
10 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
10 7 (17.50%) Firmware
10 7 (17.50%) Perl
10 7 (17.50%) Wireless
11 6 (15.00%) Java
12 5 (12.50%) Network Security
12 5 (12.50%) GCC
12 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (12.50%) 802.11
12 5 (12.50%) ASIC
12 5 (12.50%) Bluetooth
12 5 (12.50%) IC Design
12 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (12.50%) 802.1X
12 5 (12.50%) Master's Degree
12 5 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
13 4 (10.00%) Finance
13 4 (10.00%) Embedded C++

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 1 (2.50%) Confluence
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Simulink
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Wireless
2 5 (12.50%) 802.11
2 5 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 5 (12.50%) Network Security
2 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) RS-232
4 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) GCC
2 2 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Software Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Python Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Python Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate
6 2 (5.00%) Testing Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Android Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Embedded Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) JAX-WS
3 1 (2.50%) JSF
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) JSP
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) React
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Struts
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Structures
2 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
3 5 (12.50%) ASIC
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) Process Architecture
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (12.50%) IC Design
3 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) OSSTMM
5 2 (5.00%) OWASP
5 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.00%) SDLC
5 2 (5.00%) Secure Coding
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) C++
2 20 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) C#
4 10 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 7 (17.50%) Perl
6 6 (15.00%) Java
7 4 (10.00%) Embedded C++
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.50%) PhD
4 2 (5.00%) GPEN
4 2 (5.00%) GWAPT
4 2 (5.00%) OSCE
4 2 (5.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.50%) Splunk