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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 51 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 43 49 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.59% 3.53% 6.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 7.78% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 77
Median salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £150,500 £50,000 £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
516 630 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.11% 45.36% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 311 414 549
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 June 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 58 (68.24%) C#
2 48 (56.47%) Software Engineering
3 37 (43.53%) Java
4 30 (35.29%) Degree
5 26 (30.59%) Python
5 26 (30.59%) .NET
5 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (29.41%) SQL
7 23 (27.06%) C
8 20 (23.53%) Windows
8 20 (23.53%) Finance
8 20 (23.53%) Mathematics
8 20 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 16 (18.82%) Banking
10 15 (17.65%) Perl
10 15 (17.65%) PhD
10 15 (17.65%) Physics
11 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
11 14 (16.47%) Linux
12 13 (15.29%) OO
13 12 (14.12%) TDD
14 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
15 10 (11.76%) HTML
15 10 (11.76%) MVC
15 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
15 10 (11.76%) Algorithms
16 9 (10.59%) HTML5
16 9 (10.59%) Middleware
16 9 (10.59%) Oracle
16 9 (10.59%) SOA

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 (10.59%) SAS
2 8 (9.41%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) S-PLUS
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.71%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) RS-232
2 4 (4.71%) RS-485
3 3 (3.53%) Modbus
4 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.35%) GIS
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Redis
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (4.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.53%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.53%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (3.53%) JUnit
2 3 (3.53%) Maven
3 2 (2.35%) Subversion
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 16 (18.82%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
5 3 (3.53%) Games
6 2 (2.35%) Electronics
6 2 (2.35%) Front Office
6 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Automotive
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (42.35%) Software Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Server Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Optimisation Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Quantitative Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.59%) .NET
2 10 (11.76%) HTML
3 9 (10.59%) HTML5
3 9 (10.59%) Middleware
4 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.06%) CSS
5 6 (7.06%) jQuery
6 5 (5.88%) REST
7 4 (4.71%) J2EE
7 4 (4.71%) LESS
8 3 (3.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.53%) Java EE
8 3 (3.53%) STL
8 3 (3.53%) XML
8 3 (3.53%) XSLT
9 2 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (2.35%) OpenMP
10 1 (1.18%) CGI
10 1 (1.18%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 20 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 15 (17.65%) Physics
3 10 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (4.71%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (4.71%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.71%) Derivative
6 4 (4.71%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.71%) Economics
6 4 (4.71%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.71%) Social Media
7 3 (3.53%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.35%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.35%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.35%) Verilog
8 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 14 (16.47%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) Unix
6 4 (4.71%) Android
6 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.71%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (56.47%) Software Engineering
2 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.29%) OO
4 12 (14.12%) TDD
5 10 (11.76%) MVC
6 9 (10.59%) SOA
7 7 (8.24%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (7.06%) Analytics
8 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.88%) BDD
9 5 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
9 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.71%) Black-Scholes
10 4 (4.71%) Monte Carlo Method
10 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
10 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) C#
2 37 (43.53%) Java
3 26 (30.59%) Python
4 25 (29.41%) SQL
5 23 (27.06%) C
6 15 (17.65%) Perl
7 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
8 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 8 (9.41%) MATLAB
9 8 (9.41%) Ruby
10 6 (7.06%) Delphi
10 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.88%) Fortran
11 5 (5.88%) Lisp
11 5 (5.88%) PHP
12 4 (4.71%) R
12 4 (4.71%) VBA
13 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
13 3 (3.53%) Korn
14 2 (2.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Degree
2 15 (17.65%) PhD
3 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Firmware
2 5 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
1 2 (2.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) Informatica
4 4 (4.71%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.53%) Sybase
6 2 (2.35%) CA
7 1 (1.18%) RedGate
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Twitter
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
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