The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 39 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 79 75 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.29% 5.01% 7.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.19% 9.86% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 68 39 65
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £32,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
775 761 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.91% 50.87% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 568 516 385
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

C++
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

C++ Salary Trend in Edinburgh

C++
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 98 (57.99%) Degree
2 94 (55.62%) Software Engineering
3 91 (53.85%) Java
4 83 (49.11%) C
5 80 (47.34%) Computer Science
6 73 (43.20%) C#
7 70 (41.42%) Linux
8 61 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (33.14%) Mathematics
10 54 (31.95%) OO
11 47 (27.81%) Windows
12 46 (27.22%) .NET
12 46 (27.22%) Python
13 42 (24.85%) UNIX
14 36 (21.30%) Unit Testing
15 33 (19.53%) Physics
16 32 (18.93%) OOP
17 26 (15.38%) Visual Studio
18 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
18 24 (14.20%) Perl
18 24 (14.20%) OpenGL
18 24 (14.20%) Qt
19 22 (13.02%) WPF
19 22 (13.02%) STL
19 22 (13.02%) Embedded Systems
20 21 (12.43%) SQL
20 21 (12.43%) OOD
20 21 (12.43%) TDD
21 20 (11.83%) Electronics
22 18 (10.65%) Ethernet

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (3.55%) Apache
2 4 (2.37%) SAS
3 1 (0.59%) Node.js
3 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.65%) Ethernet
2 11 (6.51%) HTTP
3 4 (2.37%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.37%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.18%) SNMP
5 2 (1.18%) SMTP
6 1 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) Big Data
3 5 (2.96%) MySQL
3 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.18%) HBase
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.65%) Subversion
3 7 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.55%) LLVM
4 6 (3.55%) GCC
5 5 (2.96%) Clang
6 3 (1.78%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (11.83%) Electronics
2 10 (5.92%) Games
3 9 (5.33%) Finance
4 8 (4.73%) Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Military
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 80 (47.34%) Software Engineer
2 55 (32.54%) Developer
3 41 (24.26%) Software Developer
4 19 (11.24%) C++ Developer
5 18 (10.65%) C++ Software Developer
6 15 (8.88%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
8 11 (6.51%) QA Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Junior
9 9 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Senior C++ Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 9 (5.33%) C++/Java Developer
10 8 (4.73%) QA Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Junior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.22%) .NET
2 24 (14.20%) OpenGL
2 24 (14.20%) Qt
3 22 (13.02%) WPF
3 22 (13.02%) STL
4 17 (10.06%) MFC
4 17 (10.06%) Direct3D
5 16 (9.47%) CSS
5 16 (9.47%) HTML
6 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.10%) Web Services
8 10 (5.92%) Spring
9 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.55%) XML
10 6 (3.55%) REST
11 5 (2.96%) CSS3
11 5 (2.96%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (2.96%) jQuery
11 5 (2.96%) SOAP
11 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (47.34%) Computer Science
2 56 (33.14%) Mathematics
3 33 (19.53%) Physics
4 22 (13.02%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (10.65%) Visualisation
6 17 (10.06%) CUDA
7 15 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (7.10%) Open Source
9 11 (6.51%) Algorithms
10 10 (5.92%) GIS
11 6 (3.55%) Equities
11 6 (3.55%) Hedge funds
12 4 (2.37%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (1.78%) Statistics
14 2 (1.18%) Animation
14 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
14 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.59%) Wiki
15 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 70 (41.42%) Linux
2 47 (27.81%) Windows
3 42 (24.85%) UNIX
4 16 (9.47%) Android
5 9 (5.33%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.96%) CentOS
8 4 (2.37%) Solaris
8 4 (2.37%) Fedora
9 3 (1.78%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (55.62%) Software Engineering
2 61 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (31.95%) OO
4 36 (21.30%) Unit Testing
5 32 (18.93%) OOP
6 21 (12.43%) OOD
6 21 (12.43%) TDD
7 18 (10.65%) Software Architecture
8 17 (10.06%) Waterfall
8 17 (10.06%) 3D Visualisation
8 17 (10.06%) Linear Algebra
9 16 (9.47%) Scrum
10 15 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (8.28%) Multithreading
12 11 (6.51%) Test Automation
13 10 (5.92%) MVC
13 10 (5.92%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.33%) Software Testing
14 9 (5.33%) Stress Testing
15 8 (4.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 91 (53.85%) Java
2 83 (49.11%) C
3 73 (43.20%) C#
4 46 (27.22%) Python
5 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
5 24 (14.20%) Perl
6 21 (12.43%) SQL
7 17 (10.06%) VC++
8 16 (9.47%) PHP
9 14 (8.28%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.73%) Ruby
10 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.73%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.14%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.55%) Objective-C
12 6 (3.55%) Fortran
13 4 (2.37%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.37%) Lisp
14 3 (1.78%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 98 (57.99%) Degree
2 14 (8.28%) PhD
3 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Snort
2 3 (1.78%) Firmware
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.59%) Squid
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Gluster
3 1 (0.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) SCCM
1 2 (1.18%) SCOM
1 2 (1.18%) OpenView
2 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle
3 8 (4.73%) Dell
4 7 (4.14%) Xamarin
5 6 (3.55%) Twitter
6 5 (2.96%) VMware
7 4 (2.37%) Kony
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.18%) HP
9 1 (0.59%) IBM
9 1 (0.59%) Perforce
9 1 (0.59%) Citrix
9 1 (0.59%) Informatica
9 1 (0.59%) Hyland
9 1 (0.59%) Red Gate
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