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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 25 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.23% 1.83% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 4.46% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
61 112 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.10% 41.03% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45 96 79
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) WinForms
4 6 (50.00%) C
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) VB
7 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) WPF
8 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (16.67%) GIS
8 2 (16.67%) ESRI
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) J2EE
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) UML
8 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
9 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
9 1 (8.33%) Python
9 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 1 (8.33%) OLAP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) GCC
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) SCADA
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Database Security
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) ESRI
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Siemens