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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 15 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.83% 1.45% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 3.41% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
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
42 88 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 35.00% 42.51% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40 73 71
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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++
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (66.67%) WinForms
2 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (58.33%) WPF
4 5 (41.67%) C
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) UML
8 1 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) Siemens
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) GCC
8 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (8.33%) Physics
8 1 (8.33%) Electronics
8 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (8.33%) Line Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (8.33%) Doxygen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) GCC
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) WinForms Developer
3 5 (41.67%) WPF Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior WinForms Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior WPF Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) WinForms
3 7 (58.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Siemens
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 11 days ago