The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 23.08% 41.27% 23.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.00% 50.98% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 10
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £27,225
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,400 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 51.28% 80.95% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 26
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,851
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

C++
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

C++ Salary Trend in Dundee

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 16 (72.73%) Android
1 16 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 14 (63.64%) Games
3 11 (50.00%) Mobile Games
4 9 (40.91%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) OpenGL
6 6 (27.27%) cocos2d
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Phone
6 6 (27.27%) C
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Twitter
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) Android Development
7 5 (22.73%) iOS Development
7 5 (22.73%) Social Gaming
7 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
7 5 (22.73%) User Experience
7 5 (22.73%) OpenGL ES
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) ActionScript
9 3 (13.64%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) OO
10 2 (9.09%) OOD
10 2 (9.09%) SOA
10 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQLite
General
1 14 (63.64%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Mobile Games Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Games Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Games Programmer
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) OpenGL
1 6 (27.27%) cocos2d
2 5 (22.73%) OpenGL ES
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (4.55%) Qt
5 1 (4.55%) Stage3D
5 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (4.55%) Flash
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 5 (22.73%) Social Gaming
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.55%) Home Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Android
1 16 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Phone
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) Android Development
2 5 (22.73%) iOS Development
3 3 (13.64%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) OOD
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Kanban
4 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Game Development
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) ActionScript
3 3 (13.64%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (9.09%) VC++
4 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Lua
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) GLSL
5 1 (4.55%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Twitter
2 1 (4.55%) Intel
2 1 (4.55%) Apple