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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 49 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 45 51 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.68% 3.71% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.41% 8.02% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 69
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £133,400 £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
535 636 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.71% 46.29% 49.87%
Number of salaries quoted 318 435 544
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

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 29 May 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (62.65%) C#
2 48 (57.83%) Software Engineering
3 32 (38.55%) Java
4 28 (33.73%) Degree
5 27 (32.53%) Python
6 26 (31.33%) C
6 26 (31.33%) .NET
6 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (27.71%) SQL
8 22 (26.51%) Windows
8 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
9 20 (24.10%) Mathematics
10 16 (19.28%) Finance
11 15 (18.07%) Linux
12 14 (16.87%) Perl
12 14 (16.87%) PhD
12 14 (16.87%) Physics
13 13 (15.66%) Banking
14 12 (14.46%) MATLAB
14 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
15 11 (13.25%) OO
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.05%) TDD
16 10 (12.05%) Algorithms
17 9 (10.84%) SAS
17 9 (10.84%) Oracle
18 8 (9.64%) HTML
18 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (9.64%) MVC
18 8 (9.64%) PowerShell

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 (10.84%) SAS
2 7 (8.43%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.20%) GeoServer
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) S-PLUS
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) MS Office
4 1 (1.20%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) RS-232
2 4 (4.82%) RS-485
3 3 (3.61%) Modbus
4 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) GIS
3 2 (2.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) Redis
4 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) QGIS
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Riak
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (4.82%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.61%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (3.61%) JUnit
2 3 (3.61%) Maven
3 2 (2.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Games
4 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Front Office
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Military
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (42.17%) Software Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Server Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Qualitative Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) HTML
2 8 (9.64%) HTML5
3 7 (8.43%) Middleware
4 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (4.82%) CSS
5 4 (4.82%) jQuery
5 4 (4.82%) STL
5 4 (4.82%) XML
6 3 (3.61%) J2EE
6 3 (3.61%) Java EE
6 3 (3.61%) OpenMP
6 3 (3.61%) REST
6 3 (3.61%) XSLT
7 2 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.41%) LESS
7 2 (2.41%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.41%) VTK
7 2 (2.41%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
2 20 (24.10%) Mathematics
3 14 (16.87%) Physics
4 10 (12.05%) Algorithms
5 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.23%) Digital Media
6 5 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (4.82%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (4.82%) Credit Risk
7 4 (4.82%) Derivative
7 4 (4.82%) Economics
7 4 (4.82%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.61%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.41%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.41%) PACS
9 2 (2.41%) Social Media
9 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.41%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.23%) Unix
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) Android
5 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.82%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) Software Engineering
2 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.25%) OO
4 10 (12.05%) TDD
5 8 (9.64%) Analytics
5 8 (9.64%) MVC
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.02%) SOA
8 5 (6.02%) Validation
8 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.82%) API Design
9 4 (4.82%) BDD
9 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.82%) Quality Management
9 4 (4.82%) Scrum
9 4 (4.82%) SDLC
9 4 (4.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (62.65%) C#
2 32 (38.55%) Java
3 27 (32.53%) Python
4 26 (31.33%) C
5 23 (27.71%) SQL
6 14 (16.87%) Perl
7 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.46%) MATLAB
8 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
9 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
10 5 (6.02%) Lisp
10 5 (6.02%) PHP
10 5 (6.02%) R
10 5 (6.02%) Ruby
11 4 (4.82%) Fortran
11 4 (4.82%) VBA
12 3 (3.61%) Delphi
13 2 (2.41%) F#
14 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Degree
2 14 (16.87%) PhD
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Firmware
2 5 (6.02%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
1 2 (2.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Informatica
4 4 (4.82%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.61%) Sybase
6 2 (2.41%) Minitab
7 1 (1.20%) MathWorks
7 1 (1.20%) RedGate
7 1 (1.20%) Twitter
7 1 (1.20%) VMware
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