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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 5 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 18.52% 27.17% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.25% 34.72% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 5
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,088
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,750 £27,885
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,500 £32,500
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 Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 72 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 59.26% 78.26% 70.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 55 32
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £47,750
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++
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Dundee

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) Android
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (43.75%) Games
2 7 (43.75%) C
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Games
5 3 (18.75%) ActionScript
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
5 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Phone
5 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 3 (18.75%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
6 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 2 (12.50%) Banking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
General
1 7 (43.75%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Games Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Games Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Games Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) Flash
3 1 (6.25%) Qt
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) Stage3D
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Games
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Home Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Android
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Phone
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) OpenWrt
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
2 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
2 3 (18.75%) Android Development
2 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) ActionScript
3 3 (18.75%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) VC++
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Lua
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) HLSL
5 1 (6.25%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Intel
1 1 (6.25%) Apple