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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 51 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 44 50 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.71% 3.44% 6.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.40% 7.58% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 73
Median salary £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £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
524 660 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.22% 45.42% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 348 451 545
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 65 (64.36%) C#
2 57 (56.44%) Software Engineering
3 39 (38.61%) Degree
4 38 (37.62%) Java
5 34 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (29.70%) .NET
7 29 (28.71%) SQL
7 29 (28.71%) Python
8 27 (26.73%) Mathematics
9 26 (25.74%) Finance
10 25 (24.75%) Windows
11 24 (23.76%) C
12 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
12 23 (22.77%) Physics
13 22 (21.78%) Computer Science
14 18 (17.82%) MVC
14 18 (17.82%) TDD
15 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
16 16 (15.84%) PhD
16 16 (15.84%) Banking
16 16 (15.84%) PowerShell
17 15 (14.85%) SOA
17 15 (14.85%) Oracle
17 15 (14.85%) OO
18 14 (13.86%) Perl
18 14 (13.86%) HTML
19 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
19 13 (12.87%) Linux
19 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (12.87%) Algorithms

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 (8.91%) SAS
2 8 (7.92%) Apache
2 8 (7.92%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.95%) JBoss
5 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) HTTP
2 4 (3.96%) RS-232
2 4 (3.96%) RS-485
3 3 (2.97%) Modbus
4 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.95%) GIS
4 4 (3.96%) Big Data
5 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.98%) MySQL
6 1 (0.99%) Redis
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (3.96%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (2.97%) Artifactory
2 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.97%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (2.97%) JUnit
2 3 (2.97%) Maven
3 2 (1.98%) Subversion
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.95%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Games
5 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.97%) Electronics
7 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.98%) Retail
7 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (42.57%) Software Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Developer
3 10 (9.90%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Architect
5 8 (7.92%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Server Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.95%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) .NET
2 14 (13.86%) HTML
3 11 (10.89%) HTML5
4 10 (9.90%) CSS
4 10 (9.90%) Middleware
5 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.93%) jQuery
7 6 (5.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (5.94%) REST
7 6 (5.94%) STL
8 5 (4.95%) LESS
9 4 (3.96%) J2EE
10 3 (2.97%) Java EE
10 3 (2.97%) XML
10 3 (2.97%) XSLT
11 2 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (1.98%) OpenMP
12 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.99%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.73%) Mathematics
2 23 (22.77%) Physics
3 22 (21.78%) Computer Science
4 13 (12.87%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.95%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (4.95%) Social Media
6 4 (3.96%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (3.96%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.96%) Derivative
6 4 (3.96%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.96%) Economics
6 4 (3.96%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.97%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.98%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.98%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.75%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.95%) Unix
6 4 (3.96%) Android
6 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.96%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (56.44%) Software Engineering
2 34 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.82%) MVC
3 18 (17.82%) TDD
4 15 (14.85%) OO
4 15 (14.85%) SOA
5 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.89%) BDD
6 11 (10.89%) Scrum
7 9 (8.91%) UML
8 7 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.93%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (5.94%) Analytics
9 6 (5.94%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (5.94%) OOD
10 5 (4.95%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.95%) Data Management
10 5 (4.95%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.95%) Software Deployment
10 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (64.36%) C#
2 38 (37.62%) Java
3 29 (28.71%) Python
3 29 (28.71%) SQL
4 24 (23.76%) C
5 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.84%) PowerShell
7 14 (13.86%) Perl
8 11 (10.89%) PL/SQL
9 9 (8.91%) MATLAB
9 9 (8.91%) Ruby
10 7 (6.93%) Delphi
11 5 (4.95%) Fortran
11 5 (4.95%) Lisp
11 5 (4.95%) PHP
12 4 (3.96%) R
12 4 (3.96%) VBA
13 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.97%) Korn
14 2 (1.98%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 39 (38.61%) Degree
2 16 (15.84%) PhD
3 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Firmware
2 5 (4.95%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
1 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) Informatica
4 4 (3.96%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.97%) Sybase
6 2 (1.98%) CA
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) RedGate
7 1 (0.99%) Twitter
7 1 (0.99%) VMware
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