The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 18.52% 23.08% 29.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 42.86% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 40.74% 53.85% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 19
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,250 £42,926
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

C++
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Fife region.

C++ Salary Trend in Fife

C++
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Fife region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline 0 5 £32,500 -14.47%
C++
Scotland

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Fife region with a requirement for C++.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) C
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) EMV
6 3 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (25.00%) Smartcard
6 3 (25.00%) Electronics
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Information Security
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) Delphi
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (8.33%) OOD
8 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (8.33%) HTTP
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) RS-232
1 1 (8.33%) RS-485
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Delphi Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Embedded Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) EMV
2 3 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (25.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Delphi
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO13485