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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 43 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.15% 3.78% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.58% 7.49% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 55
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
653 681 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.91% 50.52% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 484 466 425
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 86 (67.19%) Degree
2 68 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 66 (51.56%) Computer Science
4 64 (50.00%) Java
5 62 (48.44%) C#
6 59 (46.09%) C
7 51 (39.84%) Linux
7 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (36.72%) Windows
9 46 (35.94%) Mathematics
10 42 (32.81%) UNIX
11 39 (30.47%) OO
12 38 (29.69%) .NET
13 36 (28.13%) Unit Testing
14 34 (26.56%) OOP
15 31 (24.22%) Python
16 28 (21.88%) OpenGL
16 28 (21.88%) Visual Studio
17 27 (21.09%) Qt
18 26 (20.31%) TDD
18 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
19 24 (18.75%) STL
20 23 (17.97%) Physics
21 22 (17.19%) Electronics
22 20 (15.63%) HTML
22 20 (15.63%) Visualisation
22 20 (15.63%) Software Architecture
22 20 (15.63%) Linear Algebra
23 19 (14.84%) 3D Visualisation
23 19 (14.84%) CUDA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.56%) Apache
1 2 (1.56%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.84%) Ethernet
2 10 (7.81%) HTTP
3 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.34%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.34%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.56%) SMTP
5 2 (1.56%) SNMP
6 1 (0.78%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.13%) MySQL
3 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.34%) Big Data
4 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 19 (14.84%) Subversion
3 7 (5.47%) Clang
4 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.13%) GCC
5 2 (1.56%) LLVM
5 2 (1.56%) Selenium
5 2 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (17.19%) Electronics
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Games
4 3 (2.34%) Military
5 2 (1.56%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 57 (44.53%) Software Engineer
2 43 (33.59%) Developer
3 34 (26.56%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.59%) C++ Developer
5 10 (7.81%) C++ Software Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.69%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) QA Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Junior
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Lead Software Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Junior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Graduate
10 4 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.69%) .NET
2 28 (21.88%) OpenGL
3 27 (21.09%) Qt
4 24 (18.75%) STL
5 20 (15.63%) HTML
6 19 (14.84%) Direct3D
6 19 (14.84%) WPF
6 19 (14.84%) MFC
7 17 (13.28%) CSS
8 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET
9 11 (8.59%) Spring
10 10 (7.81%) Web Services
11 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.69%) REST
12 6 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (4.69%) jQuery
12 6 (4.69%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.69%) Java SE
13 5 (3.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 4 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 66 (51.56%) Computer Science
2 46 (35.94%) Mathematics
3 23 (17.97%) Physics
4 20 (15.63%) Visualisation
5 19 (14.84%) CUDA
6 14 (10.94%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (10.16%) GIS
8 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (5.47%) Equities
9 7 (5.47%) Hedge funds
9 7 (5.47%) Open Source
10 6 (4.69%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.34%) Statistics
12 2 (1.56%) SWIFT
12 2 (1.56%) Animation
12 2 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.56%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.56%) VHDL
13 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.84%) Linux
2 47 (36.72%) Windows
3 42 (32.81%) UNIX
4 10 (7.81%) Mac OS X
5 9 (7.03%) Android
6 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.13%) CentOS
7 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.34%) Fedora
8 3 (2.34%) Solaris
8 3 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (30.47%) OO
4 36 (28.13%) Unit Testing
5 34 (26.56%) OOP
6 26 (20.31%) TDD
7 20 (15.63%) Software Architecture
7 20 (15.63%) Linear Algebra
8 19 (14.84%) 3D Visualisation
8 19 (14.84%) Waterfall
9 18 (14.06%) Scrum
9 18 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (11.72%) Multithreading
11 14 (10.94%) OOD
12 11 (8.59%) MVC
13 9 (7.03%) Embedded Software Development
14 8 (6.25%) Data Analysis
15 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
15 7 (5.47%) Data Modelling
15 7 (5.47%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.00%) Java
2 62 (48.44%) C#
3 59 (46.09%) C
4 31 (24.22%) Python
5 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.84%) VC++
7 15 (11.72%) Perl
8 12 (9.38%) SQL
9 9 (7.03%) PHP
10 7 (5.47%) VB.NET
11 6 (4.69%) Ruby
11 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.91%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.13%) Assembly Language
14 3 (2.34%) MATLAB
14 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.34%) R
14 3 (2.34%) Groovy
15 2 (1.56%) Erlang
15 2 (1.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 86 (67.19%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.78%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Snort
2 2 (1.56%) Firmware
3 1 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) SCCM
1 2 (1.56%) SCOM
1 2 (1.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.69%) Dell
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle
4 4 (3.13%) Kony
5 3 (2.34%) Twitter
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) Hyland
7 1 (0.78%) Red Gate
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