The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 13 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.65% 0.81% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.50% 2.54% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 15
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £44,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 118 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.46% 31.98% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 95 106
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

C++
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Aberdeen region.

C++ Salary Trend in Aberdeen

C++
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) WinForms
4 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 7 (50.00%) WPF
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) C
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) UML
8 2 (14.29%) VB
8 2 (14.29%) XAML
8 2 (14.29%) Subversion
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (7.14%) R
9 1 (7.14%) Line Management
9 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.14%) Electronics
9 1 (7.14%) Publishing
9 1 (7.14%) Validation
9 1 (7.14%) MVC
9 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 1 (7.14%) Physics
9 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (7.14%) Linux
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (35.71%) WinForms Developer
2 5 (35.71%) WPF Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior WinForms Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior WPF Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) WinForms
2 7 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) C
4 2 (14.29%) XAML
4 2 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Fortran
5 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Siemens