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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 78 61
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 34 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.21% 1.73% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 3.91% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 43
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £6,367 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £57,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
631 562 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 59.53% 44.15% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 401 402 493
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 January 2017.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 42 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.14%) C#
4 24 (32.43%) Java
4 24 (32.43%) Windows
4 24 (32.43%) Linux
5 23 (31.08%) Degree
6 22 (29.73%) C
7 17 (22.97%) Python
8 14 (18.92%) OO
8 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
9 13 (17.57%) Algorithms
10 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
10 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
11 10 (13.51%) GIS
12 9 (12.16%) .NET
12 9 (12.16%) Ruby
13 8 (10.81%) Google
14 7 (9.46%) Electronics
14 7 (9.46%) PHP
14 7 (9.46%) HTML
14 7 (9.46%) Marketing
15 6 (8.11%) Web Development
15 6 (8.11%) MySQL
15 6 (8.11%) Solaris
16 5 (6.76%) 3D Graphics
16 5 (6.76%) OpenGL
16 5 (6.76%) DirectX
16 5 (6.76%) OOD
16 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP

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 4 (5.41%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.05%) DECT
2 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.05%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) GIS
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
3 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.41%) QGIS
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (9.46%) Electronics
1 7 (9.46%) Marketing
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Games
2 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Software Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) C++ Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.76%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Data Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 5 (6.76%) CSS
3 5 (6.76%) DirectX
3 5 (6.76%) OpenGL
4 4 (5.41%) Google Maps API
4 4 (5.41%) React
5 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.05%) WPF
6 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.70%) Flash
6 2 (2.70%) MFC
6 2 (2.70%) Qt
6 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.70%) STL
6 2 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (1.35%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
2 13 (17.57%) Algorithms
3 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (5.41%) Neural Network
6 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.70%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (2.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.70%) Physics
8 1 (1.35%) Arduino
8 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Linux
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Solaris
3 3 (4.05%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) OO
4 6 (8.11%) Web Development
5 5 (6.76%) Image Processing
5 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
5 5 (6.76%) OOD
5 5 (6.76%) Open Source
5 5 (6.76%) UML
6 4 (5.41%) CAD
6 4 (5.41%) CAE
6 4 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Deep Learning
6 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Regression Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Scrum
6 4 (5.41%) Security Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) C#
2 24 (32.43%) Java
3 22 (29.73%) C
4 17 (22.97%) Python
5 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.16%) Ruby
7 7 (9.46%) PHP
8 5 (6.76%) Perl
9 4 (5.41%) Embedded C++
9 4 (5.41%) VB
10 3 (4.05%) Delphi
10 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.05%) SQL
11 2 (2.70%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.35%) Erlang
12 1 (1.35%) Fortran
12 1 (1.35%) Lua
12 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.35%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Firmware
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Google
2 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.70%) Intel
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Sony
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