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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 20.29% 33.33% 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 43.86% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £29,250 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,995 £43,400
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
56 57 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 81.16% 76.00% 74.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 19
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Dundee

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (65.63%) Android
2 17 (53.13%) Degree
3 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 16 (50.00%) Games
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
5 13 (40.63%) Java
6 11 (34.38%) Mobile Games
6 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
7 9 (28.13%) OpenGL
7 9 (28.13%) C
7 9 (28.13%) OO
7 9 (28.13%) cocos2d
8 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (21.88%) C#
9 7 (21.88%) PHP
9 7 (21.88%) OOP
10 6 (18.75%) Banking
10 6 (18.75%) Twitter
10 6 (18.75%) Atmel
10 6 (18.75%) WinDbg
10 6 (18.75%) Social Gaming
10 6 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
10 6 (18.75%) Android Development
10 6 (18.75%) iOS Development
11 5 (15.63%) Game Development
11 5 (15.63%) Ruby
11 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (15.63%) Scrum
11 5 (15.63%) Python

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) Jetty
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
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%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 16 (50.00%) Games
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 8 (25.00%) 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%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) Mobile Games Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Games Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Games Programmer
10 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
11 1 (3.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
11 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
11 1 (3.13%) Graduate
11 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) OpenGL
1 9 (28.13%) cocos2d
2 6 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
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%) Stage3D
6 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Mobile Games
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.75%) Social Gaming
4 4 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.25%) Firmware
6 1 (3.13%) GIS
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Android
2 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) OOP
4 6 (18.75%) Android Development
4 6 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Game Development
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) C
3 7 (21.88%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 5 (15.63%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (3.13%) GLSL
7 1 (3.13%) HLSL
7 1 (3.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) 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%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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