The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 42 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 58 47 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.48% 3.44% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.51% 7.30% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 51
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £34,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
552 644 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.63% 47.18% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 339 440 534
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for C++.

1 50 (60.24%) C#
2 48 (57.83%) Software Engineering
3 35 (42.17%) Java
4 29 (34.94%) Python
4 29 (34.94%) Degree
5 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (32.53%) .NET
6 25 (30.12%) C
7 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
8 22 (26.51%) SQL
9 21 (25.30%) Windows
10 20 (24.10%) Mathematics
11 17 (20.48%) Linux
12 15 (18.07%) Finance
13 14 (16.87%) Perl
14 13 (15.66%) PhD
14 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
14 13 (15.66%) MATLAB
14 13 (15.66%) Banking
14 13 (15.66%) Physics
15 12 (14.46%) OO
16 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
17 10 (12.05%) Oracle
17 10 (12.05%) TDD
17 10 (12.05%) Algorithms
18 9 (10.84%) SAS
19 8 (9.64%) Analytics
20 7 (8.43%) Digital Media
20 7 (8.43%) Embedded Software Development
20 7 (8.43%) Telecoms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.84%) SAS
2 7 (8.43%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.20%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) S-PLUS
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) MS Office
4 1 (1.20%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) RS-232
2 4 (4.82%) RS-485
3 3 (3.61%) Modbus
4 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Big Data
2 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.61%) GIS
3 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) Redis
4 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) QGIS
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Riak
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (4.82%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.61%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (3.61%) JUnit
2 3 (3.61%) Maven
2 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Games
4 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Front Office
5 3 (3.61%) Military
5 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Electronics
7 1 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.20%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (42.17%) Software Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) Developer
3 11 (13.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Server Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.02%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Credit Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Quantitative Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) .NET
2 6 (7.23%) HTML
2 6 (7.23%) HTML5
2 6 (7.23%) Middleware
3 5 (6.02%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (4.82%) STL
5 3 (3.61%) J2EE
5 3 (3.61%) Java EE
5 3 (3.61%) jQuery
5 3 (3.61%) OpenMP
5 3 (3.61%) XSLT
6 2 (2.41%) CSS
6 2 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.41%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.41%) VTK
6 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.41%) WebGL
7 1 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
2 20 (24.10%) Mathematics
3 13 (15.66%) Physics
4 10 (12.05%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.43%) Digital Media
6 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (4.82%) Credit Risk
8 4 (4.82%) Derivative
8 4 (4.82%) Economics
8 4 (4.82%) Fixed Income
9 3 (3.61%) Device Driver
9 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.41%) Graphic Design
10 2 (2.41%) PACS
10 2 (2.41%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Unix
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) Android
6 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.82%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) Software Engineering
2 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.46%) OO
4 10 (12.05%) TDD
5 8 (9.64%) Analytics
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.02%) MVC
8 5 (6.02%) Scrum
8 5 (6.02%) Validation
8 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.82%) BDD
9 4 (4.82%) Black-Scholes
9 4 (4.82%) Image Processing
9 4 (4.82%) Monte Carlo Method
9 4 (4.82%) Quality Management
9 4 (4.82%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.24%) C#
2 35 (42.17%) Java
3 29 (34.94%) Python
4 25 (30.12%) C
5 22 (26.51%) SQL
6 14 (16.87%) Perl
7 13 (15.66%) MATLAB
8 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
9 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
10 5 (6.02%) Lisp
10 5 (6.02%) PHP
10 5 (6.02%) R
10 5 (6.02%) Ruby
11 4 (4.82%) VBA
12 3 (3.61%) Delphi
12 3 (3.61%) Fortran
13 2 (2.41%) F#
13 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Degree
2 13 (15.66%) PhD
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Firmware
2 5 (6.02%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
1 2 (2.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Informatica
4 4 (4.82%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.61%) Minitab
5 3 (3.61%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.20%) RedGate
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Siebel
6 1 (1.20%) Twitter
6 1 (1.20%) VMware
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