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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 53 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 36 34 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.31% 2.31% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 5.48% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 66
Median salary £45,000 £31,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £43,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
600 621 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.10% 42.27% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 385 410 574
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 2 December 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 51 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 42 (48.28%) C#
3 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (34.48%) Degree
5 27 (31.03%) Java
6 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
7 23 (26.44%) Mathematics
8 20 (22.99%) C
8 20 (22.99%) Windows
8 20 (22.99%) Linux
9 18 (20.69%) Python
10 16 (18.39%) .NET
11 14 (16.09%) HTML
11 14 (16.09%) Finance
11 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
12 13 (14.94%) Algorithms
13 12 (13.79%) MVC
13 12 (13.79%) TDD
13 12 (13.79%) SQL
13 12 (13.79%) OO
13 12 (13.79%) CSS
14 11 (12.64%) SOA
14 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.64%) Scrum
14 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (12.64%) Physics
14 11 (12.64%) Ruby
15 10 (11.49%) Marketing
15 10 (11.49%) BDD
15 10 (11.49%) 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 (10.34%) IIS
2 7 (8.05%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Maya
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Bluetooth
1 3 (3.45%) DECT
1 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.45%) ZigBee
2 2 (2.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.30%) Wireless
3 1 (1.15%) Network Security
3 1 (1.15%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) GIS
3 7 (8.05%) Big Data
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Marketing
3 8 (9.20%) Electronics
4 6 (6.90%) Banking
5 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.45%) Games
8 1 (1.15%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 18 (20.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Architect
5 9 (10.34%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) .NET
2 14 (16.09%) HTML
3 12 (13.79%) CSS
4 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (4.60%) DirectX
6 4 (4.60%) HTML5
6 4 (4.60%) OpenGL
6 4 (4.60%) React
6 4 (4.60%) REST
6 4 (4.60%) STL
7 3 (3.45%) jQuery
7 3 (3.45%) LESS
7 3 (3.45%) Middleware
8 2 (2.30%) Qt
8 2 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Mathematics
2 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (14.94%) Algorithms
4 11 (12.64%) Physics
5 6 (6.90%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.60%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.45%) Social Media
8 2 (2.30%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (2.30%) Neural Network
9 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.15%) Animation
9 1 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.15%) GPGPU
9 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Linux
1 20 (22.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Solaris
3 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.79%) MVC
3 12 (13.79%) OO
3 12 (13.79%) TDD
4 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.64%) Scrum
4 11 (12.64%) SOA
5 10 (11.49%) BDD
6 9 (10.34%) UML
7 8 (9.20%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (8.05%) OOD
9 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (4.60%) Analytics
11 4 (4.60%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (4.60%) Kanban
11 4 (4.60%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) C#
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.99%) C
5 18 (20.69%) Python
6 12 (13.79%) SQL
7 11 (12.64%) Ruby
8 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
10 6 (6.90%) Delphi
11 4 (4.60%) PHP
12 3 (3.45%) Korn
12 3 (3.45%) Perl
13 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.30%) Bourne shell
13 2 (2.30%) Erlang
13 2 (2.30%) Fortran
13 2 (2.30%) Lua
13 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.30%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 30 (34.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) PhD
3 1 (1.15%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Firmware
2 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) CA
6 1 (1.15%) Intel
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
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