Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 75 88
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +11
Permanent jobs citing C 47 75 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.84% 2.96% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 4.76% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 43
Edinburgh median annual salary £53,750 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.33% -21.05% +21.02%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,867 £54,400 £67,208
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +18.75%

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 1,277 1,576 1,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.96% 62.15% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 816 946 726
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,125 £27,500 £29,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,125
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 30 (63.83%) C++
2 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
3 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) Degree
5 13 (27.66%) C#
6 11 (23.40%) Python
7 10 (21.28%) Linux
7 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
8 9 (19.15%) Banking
8 9 (19.15%) .NET
8 9 (19.15%) Java
8 9 (19.15%) SDLC
9 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.89%) Finance
9 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (12.77%) Change Management
10 6 (12.77%) PMP
10 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
10 6 (12.77%) Retail Banking
10 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
10 6 (12.77%) Software Delivery
10 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
11 5 (10.64%) Data Analytics
11 5 (10.64%) Analytics
11 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X

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 (6.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Network Security
1 2 (4.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.26%) HBase
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Redis
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 9 (19.15%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Retail Banking Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.26%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (4.26%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.26%) React
3 2 (4.26%) React Native
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) WebGL
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) JavaFX
4 1 (2.13%) JNI
4 1 (2.13%) Qt
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) Swing
4 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (4.26%) Fintech
4 2 (4.26%) Robotics
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.38%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) SDLC
4 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
5 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
5 6 (12.77%) Software Delivery
6 5 (10.64%) Analytics
6 5 (10.64%) Data Analytics
6 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
7 4 (8.51%) Data Management
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.51%) SFIA
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C++
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 11 (23.40%) Python
4 9 (19.15%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) VB
5 4 (8.51%) VBA
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) Fortran
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.13%) Groovy
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) PMP
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) GPEN
5 2 (4.26%) GWAPT
5 2 (4.26%) OSCE
5 2 (4.26%) OSCP
6 1 (2.13%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Intel
3 2 (4.26%) Pega
3 2 (4.26%) Tableau
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com