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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 43 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 49 63 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.32% 4.01% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.97% 9.60% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 68
Median salary £41,500 £32,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.68% -16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
546 656 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.15% 41.70% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 405 436 570
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 26 September 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 57 (61.96%) C#
2 51 (55.43%) Software Engineering
3 39 (42.39%) Degree
4 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (29.35%) Mathematics
6 26 (28.26%) Java
7 25 (27.17%) Windows
8 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 21 (22.83%) C
10 20 (21.74%) .NET
11 19 (20.65%) SQL
11 19 (20.65%) MVC
12 18 (19.57%) Finance
12 18 (19.57%) Physics
12 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
13 17 (18.48%) PowerShell
13 17 (18.48%) Python
14 16 (17.39%) HTML
15 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
15 15 (16.30%) Algorithms
16 14 (15.22%) SOA
16 14 (15.22%) TDD
17 12 (13.04%) Scrum
17 12 (13.04%) Linux
17 12 (13.04%) CSS
18 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (11.96%) BDD
18 11 (11.96%) UML
18 11 (11.96%) Oracle
18 11 (11.96%) 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 (9.78%) IIS
2 7 (7.61%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) JBoss
4 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Maya
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.17%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.17%) DECT
2 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.17%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.09%) UWB
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) GIS
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.52%) Big Data
5 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.09%) Redis
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (5.43%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.09%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.09%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Maven
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Electronics
3 9 (9.78%) Marketing
4 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.26%) Games
7 1 (1.09%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 45 (48.91%) Software Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Developer
2 12 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Architect
4 8 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) PowerShell Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Delphi Software Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Development Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) .NET
2 16 (17.39%) HTML
3 12 (13.04%) CSS
4 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.70%) HTML5
5 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.61%) Middleware
6 6 (6.52%) jQuery
6 6 (6.52%) REST
7 5 (5.43%) LESS
8 3 (3.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.26%) DirectX
8 3 (3.26%) OpenGL
8 3 (3.26%) STL
8 3 (3.26%) XML
9 2 (2.17%) Qt
9 2 (2.17%) WPF
10 1 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.09%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Mathematics
2 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.57%) Physics
3 15 (16.30%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.43%) Social Media
4 5 (5.43%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.35%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.17%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.09%) Animation
7 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.09%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.09%) Verilog
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) Linux
3 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.43%) VxWorks
6 4 (4.35%) Unix
7 2 (2.17%) Android
7 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (55.43%) Software Engineering
2 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.65%) MVC
4 14 (15.22%) SOA
4 14 (15.22%) TDD
5 12 (13.04%) Scrum
6 11 (11.96%) BDD
6 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.96%) UML
7 8 (8.70%) OO
7 8 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (6.52%) OOD
8 6 (6.52%) Prototyping
9 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (5.43%) Kanban
9 5 (5.43%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.96%) C#
2 26 (28.26%) Java
3 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 21 (22.83%) C
5 19 (20.65%) SQL
6 17 (18.48%) PowerShell
6 17 (18.48%) Python
7 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.78%) Ruby
8 6 (6.52%) Delphi
8 6 (6.52%) Fortran
8 6 (6.52%) MATLAB
9 5 (5.43%) Perl
10 4 (4.35%) PHP
11 3 (3.26%) Korn
12 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.17%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.17%) Erlang
12 2 (2.17%) Lua
12 2 (2.17%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 39 (42.39%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) PhD
3 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (2.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) CA
4 2 (2.17%) Informatica
4 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.09%) RedGate
5 1 (1.09%) Sybase
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
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