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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 37 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.33% 2.30% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 5.65% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 30
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £13,647 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £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
632 513 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.94% 40.75% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 409 369 462
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
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 February 2017.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 46 (60.53%) Software Engineering
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.16%) Java
4 28 (36.84%) C#
5 27 (35.53%) Windows
6 25 (32.89%) Linux
6 25 (32.89%) C
6 25 (32.89%) Degree
7 22 (28.95%) Python
8 15 (19.74%) OO
8 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
9 13 (17.11%) Algorithms
9 13 (17.11%) Ruby
10 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
10 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 10 (13.16%) .NET
12 9 (11.84%) Solaris
13 8 (10.53%) CREST Certified
13 8 (10.53%) Security Testing
13 8 (10.53%) VB
13 8 (10.53%) MySQL
13 8 (10.53%) HTML
13 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
13 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
13 8 (10.53%) Google
13 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (9.21%) PHP
14 7 (9.21%) CSS
14 7 (9.21%) React
15 6 (7.89%) Web Development

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 (5.26%) ArcGIS
1 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.63%) DECT
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.63%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) GIS
3 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.26%) QGIS
4 3 (3.95%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.58%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Electronics
2 4 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Manual Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Security Tester
7 6 (7.89%) C++ Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) .NET
2 8 (10.53%) HTML
3 7 (9.21%) CSS
3 7 (9.21%) React
4 5 (6.58%) DirectX
4 5 (6.58%) OpenGL
5 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (5.26%) Google Maps API
5 4 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (5.26%) STL
6 3 (3.95%) MFC
6 3 (3.95%) WPF
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.63%) Flash
7 2 (2.63%) Qt
7 2 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.32%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.11%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.89%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.32%) Arduino
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) PACS
5 1 (1.32%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) Solaris
4 2 (2.63%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) Software Engineering
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) OO
4 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Security Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Image Processing
6 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.89%) Web Development
7 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.58%) Open Source
8 4 (5.26%) B2B
8 4 (5.26%) CAD
8 4 (5.26%) Computer Vision
8 4 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.26%) Deep Learning
8 4 (5.26%) Neural Network
8 4 (5.26%) Prototyping
8 4 (5.26%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) Java
2 28 (36.84%) C#
3 25 (32.89%) C
4 22 (28.95%) Python
5 13 (17.11%) Ruby
6 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.53%) VB
8 7 (9.21%) PHP
9 6 (7.89%) Perl
10 4 (5.26%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.95%) SQL
12 2 (2.63%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.63%) Delphi
12 2 (2.63%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.32%) Lisp
13 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.32%) R
13 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.32%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Firmware
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Google
1 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.63%) Intel
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Sony
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