The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 90 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 7 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.87% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.91% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 13
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £6,367 £38,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++ Software Engineer
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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) Military
4 3 (30.00%) Minitab
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
6 1 (10.00%) DirectX
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (10.00%) Games
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (10.00%) PHP

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Military
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) DirectX
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) OpenCL
3 1 (10.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) VTK
3 1 (10.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (10.00%) GPGPU
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (10.00%) Game Development
2 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Minitab