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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 50 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 47 53 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.83% 3.39% 6.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.58% 7.96% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 73
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £54,000
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
548 666 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.66% 42.56% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 414 442 544
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 August 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 60 (61.86%) C#
2 52 (53.61%) Software Engineering
3 36 (37.11%) Degree
4 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (34.02%) Java
6 28 (28.87%) Mathematics
7 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
7 26 (26.80%) Windows
8 25 (25.77%) .NET
9 24 (24.74%) SQL
10 23 (23.71%) C
10 23 (23.71%) Python
11 22 (22.68%) Finance
12 21 (21.65%) Physics
13 19 (19.59%) MVC
14 18 (18.56%) Computer Science
14 18 (18.56%) TDD
15 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
15 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
16 16 (16.49%) HTML
17 15 (15.46%) Algorithms
18 14 (14.43%) Scrum
18 14 (14.43%) PhD
18 14 (14.43%) SOA
18 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (14.43%) Banking
19 13 (13.40%) BDD
19 13 (13.40%) OO
19 13 (13.40%) Oracle
19 13 (13.40%) SQL Server

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 (9.28%) IIS
2 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.19%) SAS
4 5 (5.15%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) JBoss
5 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.06%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.03%) Maya
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.03%) DECT
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.03%) Modbus
3 1 (1.03%) RS-232
3 1 (1.03%) RS-485
3 1 (1.03%) Skype
3 1 (1.03%) UWB
3 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) GIS
3 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.19%) Big Data
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (5.15%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.09%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.09%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (3.09%) JUnit
2 3 (3.09%) Maven
3 2 (2.06%) Subversion
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.22%) Electronics
5 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.09%) Games
7 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Automotive
8 1 (1.03%) Avionics
8 1 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Software Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Architect
5 8 (8.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Delphi Software Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Development Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Optimisation Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) .NET
2 16 (16.49%) HTML
3 11 (11.34%) CSS
4 10 (10.31%) HTML5
5 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.22%) jQuery
7 7 (7.22%) Middleware
8 6 (6.19%) REST
9 5 (5.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (5.15%) LESS
9 5 (5.15%) STL
10 4 (4.12%) XML
11 3 (3.09%) Java EE
11 3 (3.09%) XSLT
12 2 (2.06%) J2EE
13 1 (1.03%) CGI
13 1 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (1.03%) OpenMP
13 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.87%) Mathematics
2 21 (21.65%) Physics
3 18 (18.56%) Computer Science
4 15 (15.46%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.15%) Social Media
6 4 (4.12%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (4.12%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.12%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.06%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.06%) Derivative
8 2 (2.06%) Economics
8 2 (2.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.06%) Verilog
9 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Windows
2 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 9 (9.28%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.15%) VxWorks
6 4 (4.12%) Android
6 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.09%) Unix
8 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) Software Engineering
2 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.59%) MVC
4 18 (18.56%) TDD
5 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.43%) Scrum
5 14 (14.43%) SOA
6 13 (13.40%) BDD
6 13 (13.40%) OO
7 11 (11.34%) UML
8 7 (7.22%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.19%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (6.19%) OOD
10 5 (5.15%) Data Management
10 5 (5.15%) Kanban
10 5 (5.15%) Software Deployment
10 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.86%) C#
2 33 (34.02%) Java
3 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
4 24 (24.74%) SQL
5 23 (23.71%) C
5 23 (23.71%) Python
6 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
7 12 (12.37%) PL/SQL
7 12 (12.37%) Ruby
8 10 (10.31%) Perl
9 8 (8.25%) MATLAB
10 6 (6.19%) Delphi
10 6 (6.19%) Fortran
11 5 (5.15%) PHP
12 4 (4.12%) Lisp
13 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
13 3 (3.09%) Korn
14 2 (2.06%) Bourne shell
14 2 (2.06%) Erlang
14 2 (2.06%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) Degree
2 14 (14.43%) PhD
3 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Firmware
2 2 (2.06%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) SAP
3 4 (4.12%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.06%) CA
4 2 (2.06%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) RedGate
5 1 (1.03%) Sybase
5 1 (1.03%) Twitter
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
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