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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 12 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 12.50% 29.51% 23.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.22% 39.13% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 10
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £40,000 £50,000
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 Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 46 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 77.08% 75.41% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 39
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Dundee

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Android
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Firmware
5 4 (25.00%) Games
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Atmel
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (18.75%) WinDbg
6 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
6 3 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++
7 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (12.50%) OpenWrt

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQLite
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) WinDbg
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Software Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Games Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Firmware Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) Qt
4 1 (6.25%) JNI
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) OpenWrt
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
1 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Game Development
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) Android Development
3 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) 3D Programming
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++
6 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Atmel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft