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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 52 98 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.65% 6.21% 6.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.93% 11.79% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 39 78 48
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,250
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
656 831 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.04% 52.69% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 445 563 419
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 2 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 63 (63.00%) Software Engineering
2 59 (59.00%) Java
3 49 (49.00%) Degree
4 47 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (46.00%) C
6 44 (44.00%) Computer Science
7 40 (40.00%) C#
8 36 (36.00%) Windows
8 36 (36.00%) Mathematics
9 33 (33.00%) SDLC
10 32 (32.00%) .NET
11 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
12 27 (27.00%) HTML
12 27 (27.00%) Software Architecture
13 25 (25.00%) Linux
14 24 (24.00%) OOP
14 24 (24.00%) TDD
15 23 (23.00%) UNIX
15 23 (23.00%) Ethernet
16 22 (22.00%) Unit Testing
17 19 (19.00%) Linear Algebra
17 19 (19.00%) Python
17 19 (19.00%) Electronics
18 18 (18.00%) Subversion
18 18 (18.00%) VC++
18 18 (18.00%) STL
18 18 (18.00%) Visual Studio
18 18 (18.00%) MFC
18 18 (18.00%) OpenGL
18 18 (18.00%) Visualisation

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Office
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.00%) MySQL
4 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.00%) Big Data
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) Visual Studio
1 18 (18.00%) Subversion
2 6 (6.00%) JUnit
3 3 (3.00%) Clang
3 3 (3.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.00%) GCC
4 2 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.00%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.00%) Selenium
5 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (19.00%) Electronics
2 12 (12.00%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.00%) Avionics
3 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Automotive
4 3 (3.00%) Military
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) Software Engineer
2 31 (31.00%) Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Database Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Graduate
9 4 (4.00%) Junior
10 3 (3.00%) Programmer
10 3 (3.00%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.00%) Development Team Leader
11 2 (2.00%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Web Team Leader
11 2 (2.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.00%) .NET
2 27 (27.00%) HTML
3 18 (18.00%) STL
3 18 (18.00%) MFC
3 18 (18.00%) OpenGL
4 16 (16.00%) Qt
5 13 (13.00%) WPF
5 13 (13.00%) Direct3D
5 13 (13.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (12.00%) CSS
6 12 (12.00%) JPA
6 12 (12.00%) Java RMI
7 11 (11.00%) JNI
8 6 (6.00%) Java SE
8 6 (6.00%) WinForms
8 6 (6.00%) Web Services
8 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.00%) DirectX
10 4 (4.00%) J2EE
11 3 (3.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (44.00%) Computer Science
2 36 (36.00%) Mathematics
3 18 (18.00%) Visualisation
4 16 (16.00%) Algorithms
5 14 (14.00%) Physics
6 13 (13.00%) CUDA
7 6 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (6.00%) GIS
8 4 (4.00%) Telematics
9 3 (3.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.00%) Life Science
11 1 (1.00%) Blog
11 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.00%) Economics
11 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (1.00%) Psychology
11 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.00%) Windows
2 25 (25.00%) Linux
3 23 (23.00%) UNIX
4 5 (5.00%) Android
5 3 (3.00%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (33.00%) SDLC
4 27 (27.00%) Software Architecture
5 24 (24.00%) TDD
5 24 (24.00%) OOP
6 22 (22.00%) Unit Testing
7 19 (19.00%) Linear Algebra
8 18 (18.00%) 3D Visualisation
8 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
9 15 (15.00%) Multithreading
10 14 (14.00%) OO
10 14 (14.00%) Scrum
11 11 (11.00%) Performance Analysis
12 10 (10.00%) OOD
13 9 (9.00%) Open Source
13 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
14 8 (8.00%) UML
14 8 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
15 5 (5.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (59.00%) Java
2 46 (46.00%) C
3 40 (40.00%) C#
4 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (19.00%) Python
6 18 (18.00%) VC++
7 16 (16.00%) SQL
8 15 (15.00%) PHP
9 6 (6.00%) Perl
10 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.00%) VB
10 4 (4.00%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.00%) Lisp
12 2 (2.00%) Ruby
12 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.00%) XPath
13 1 (1.00%) Ada
13 1 (1.00%) Fortran
13 1 (1.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 49 (49.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) PhD
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) Hyland
3 2 (2.00%) Wind River
4 1 (1.00%) Pega
4 1 (1.00%) Intel
4 1 (1.00%) Sybase
4 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
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