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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 2 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 23.81% 8.00% 8.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.62% 14.29% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £31,500 £17,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -35.18%
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 Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 50.00% 56.00% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 17
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £17,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 5 £30,250 +72.85%
C++
Scotland

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (62.50%) C
2 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Windows CE
5 7 (29.17%) Android
5 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (20.83%) SLA
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) PKI
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) DNS
8 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Support
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Software Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) PKI
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows CE
2 7 (29.17%) Android
2 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.33%) Product Management
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) UML
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Twitter
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