The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 2 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 34.09% 6.82% 27.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 11.11% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 11
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
25 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 56.82% 61.36% 65.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 37
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within 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++
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Fife region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Fife

C++
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Fife region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +6 8 £42,000 +68.00%
C++
Scotland

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 19 (63.33%) C
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) Windows CE
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Android
5 8 (26.67%) Apple iOS
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.00%) .NET
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (13.33%) MSMQ
9 4 (13.33%) SOA
9 4 (13.33%) DHCP
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.33%) WSDL
9 4 (13.33%) SOAP
9 4 (13.33%) HND
9 4 (13.33%) HTML
9 4 (13.33%) PKI

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DHCP
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Software Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (13.33%) Principal Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) MSMQ
4 4 (13.33%) WSDL
4 4 (13.33%) SOAP
4 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) Qt
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows CE
2 8 (26.67%) Android
2 8 (26.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Release Management
7 2 (6.67%) Product Management
7 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Validation
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) Twitter