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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 55 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 55 98 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.72% 6.68% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.45% 12.48% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39 77 46
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
651 785 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.08% 53.47% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 440 542 452
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 69 (67.65%) Software Engineering
2 61 (59.80%) Java
3 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (48.04%) Degree
5 46 (45.10%) Computer Science
6 44 (43.14%) C
7 43 (42.16%) C#
8 38 (37.25%) Windows
9 37 (36.27%) Mathematics
10 35 (34.31%) .NET
11 33 (32.35%) SDLC
12 31 (30.39%) Linux
13 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
14 26 (25.49%) Python
15 25 (24.51%) TDD
15 25 (24.51%) Software Architecture
16 24 (23.53%) HTML
16 24 (23.53%) OOP
17 23 (22.55%) Ethernet
17 23 (22.55%) Algorithms
18 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
19 20 (19.61%) SQL
20 19 (18.63%) UNIX
21 18 (17.65%) VC++
21 18 (17.65%) Visual Studio
21 18 (17.65%) STL
21 18 (17.65%) MFC
21 18 (17.65%) Electronics
21 18 (17.65%) Visualisation
21 18 (17.65%) Subversion

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (4.90%) SAS
2 2 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.82%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.94%) Big Data
5 3 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 18 (17.65%) Subversion
2 10 (9.80%) JUnit
3 3 (2.94%) Clang
3 3 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.94%) GCC
4 2 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.96%) VectorCAST
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (17.65%) Electronics
2 9 (8.82%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.92%) Automotive
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Finance
4 3 (2.94%) Avionics
4 3 (2.94%) Military
5 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (54.90%) Software Engineer
2 28 (27.45%) Developer
3 10 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.90%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Graduate
8 4 (3.92%) Database Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Junior
9 3 (2.94%) Junior Software Engineer
10 2 (1.96%) Web Team Leader
10 2 (1.96%) Test Engineer
10 2 (1.96%) .NET Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Development Manager
10 2 (1.96%) Programmer
10 2 (1.96%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.31%) .NET
2 24 (23.53%) HTML
3 18 (17.65%) MFC
3 18 (17.65%) STL
4 14 (13.73%) OpenGL
5 13 (12.75%) CSS
6 12 (11.76%) Qt
7 11 (10.78%) Web Services
8 10 (9.80%) Hibernate
8 10 (9.80%) WinForms
9 9 (8.82%) Java RMI
9 9 (8.82%) Java SE
9 9 (8.82%) WPF
9 9 (8.82%) Direct3D
9 9 (8.82%) JPA
10 8 (7.84%) JNI
11 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.92%) J2EE
12 4 (3.92%) DirectX
13 3 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (45.10%) Computer Science
2 37 (36.27%) Mathematics
3 23 (22.55%) Algorithms
4 18 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 15 (14.71%) Physics
6 11 (10.78%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (8.82%) CUDA
7 9 (8.82%) GIS
8 4 (3.92%) Telematics
9 3 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.98%) Life Science
11 1 (0.98%) Blog
11 1 (0.98%) Economics
11 1 (0.98%) Statistics
11 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.98%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.25%) Windows
2 31 (30.39%) Linux
3 19 (18.63%) UNIX
4 9 (8.82%) Android
5 3 (2.94%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (67.65%) Software Engineering
2 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (32.35%) SDLC
4 25 (24.51%) TDD
4 25 (24.51%) Software Architecture
5 24 (23.53%) OOP
6 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
7 18 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 18 (17.65%) Linear Algebra
7 18 (17.65%) 3D Visualisation
8 17 (16.67%) Scrum
9 16 (15.69%) OO
10 13 (12.75%) OOD
11 12 (11.76%) UML
12 11 (10.78%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (10.78%) Open Source
12 11 (10.78%) Software Testing
13 10 (9.80%) Multithreading
14 9 (8.82%) Stress Testing
14 9 (8.82%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (59.80%) Java
2 44 (43.14%) C
3 43 (42.16%) C#
4 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 26 (25.49%) Python
6 20 (19.61%) SQL
7 18 (17.65%) VC++
8 15 (14.71%) PHP
9 8 (7.84%) Perl
10 4 (3.92%) VB
10 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.92%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.92%) Ruby
11 3 (2.94%) Tcl
11 3 (2.94%) Lisp
12 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.98%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.98%) XPath
13 1 (0.98%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (48.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) PhD
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Firmware
1 1 (0.98%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.96%) Hyland
3 2 (1.96%) SAP
3 2 (1.96%) Wind River
4 1 (0.98%) Pega
4 1 (0.98%) Intel
4 1 (0.98%) VMware
4 1 (0.98%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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