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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 17.14% 23.08% 24.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 28.30% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
58 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 82.86% 81.54% 67.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 37
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,974 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Dundee

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (71.43%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) Android
4 10 (47.62%) OO
5 9 (42.86%) Games
5 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
5 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
5 9 (42.86%) Algorithms
6 8 (38.10%) Data Structures
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 6 (28.57%) Scrum
8 6 (28.57%) Ruby
9 5 (23.81%) Web Development
9 5 (23.81%) TDD
9 5 (23.81%) MVC
9 5 (23.81%) Firmware
9 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) C
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) Game Development
10 4 (19.05%) Atmel
11 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (14.29%) WinDbg
11 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.76%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQLite
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) WinDbg
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Firmware Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Embedded Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Games Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Flash
2 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Flex
2 2 (9.52%) Qt
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (4.76%) GWT
3 1 (4.76%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 9 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 8 (38.10%) Data Structures
3 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (9.52%) Physics
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Android
2 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (9.52%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) Game Development
7 3 (14.29%) OOD
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Kanban
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
8 2 (9.52%) Android Development
8 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Coaching
9 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
9 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) C
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
8 2 (9.52%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
9 1 (4.76%) Lua
9 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atmel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft