The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 101 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 7 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.68% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.71% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++ Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1360 1403 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.38% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 908 920 767
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the Edinburgh region.

C++ Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 15 (93.75%) Computer Science
3 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Physics
5 10 (62.50%) Linux
5 10 (62.50%) OO
5 10 (62.50%) OOD
5 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
6 7 (43.75%) Java
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) STL
8 5 (31.25%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) UNIX
8 5 (31.25%) Python
8 5 (31.25%) PhD
8 5 (31.25%) OpenGL
8 5 (31.25%) GIS
8 5 (31.25%) Games
8 5 (31.25%) Android
8 5 (31.25%) Qt
8 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
8 5 (31.25%) Game Development
8 5 (31.25%) Clang
9 4 (25.00%) C
9 4 (25.00%) Dell
9 4 (25.00%) Shell Script

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Clang
General
1 5 (31.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Qt
1 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (31.25%) OpenGL
1 5 (31.25%) STL
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Computer Science
2 11 (68.75%) Physics
3 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (31.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Fedora
4 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) OOD
3 10 (62.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Game Development
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (25.00%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Dell