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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 6 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 24.19% 34.94% 9.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 44.62% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,250 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,995 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
50 65 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 80.65% 78.31% 73.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 20
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 16 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Dundee

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (71.88%) Android
2 17 (53.13%) Apple iOS
3 16 (50.00%) Games
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Degree
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
6 11 (34.38%) Mobile Games
6 11 (34.38%) C
6 11 (34.38%) Java
7 9 (28.13%) OpenGL
7 9 (28.13%) cocos2d
8 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (25.00%) OO
9 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.75%) Atmel
10 6 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
10 6 (18.75%) Twitter
10 6 (18.75%) WinDbg
10 6 (18.75%) Social Gaming
10 6 (18.75%) User Experience
10 6 (18.75%) Banking
10 6 (18.75%) OOP
10 6 (18.75%) C#
10 6 (18.75%) PHP
11 5 (15.63%) Scrum
11 5 (15.63%) Android Development
11 5 (15.63%) iOS Development
12 4 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) WinDbg
3 2 (6.25%) Hudson
3 2 (6.25%) FishEye
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (50.00%) Games
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Lead Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Junior
8 4 (12.50%) Programmer
8 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Mobile Games Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) Games Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Games Programmer
10 2 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
10 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Graduate
11 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) OpenGL
1 9 (28.13%) cocos2d
2 6 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) Flash
6 1 (3.13%) JMS
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) JSP
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.13%) Stage3D
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Mobile Games
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.75%) Social Gaming
3 6 (18.75%) User Experience
4 4 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Firmware
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Android
2 17 (53.13%) Apple iOS
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (18.75%) OOP
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) Android Development
4 5 (15.63%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) Game Development
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.13%) Lua
6 1 (3.13%) HLSL
6 1 (3.13%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Atmel
1 6 (18.75%) Twitter
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Intel
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
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