The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Developer in their job title 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++ Developer
Rank 101 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 6 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.43% 0.80% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.84% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
C++ Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1349 1067 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.36% 95.10% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 816 730 553
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

C++ Developer Salary Trend in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
4 7 (58.33%) Python
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) SOA
8 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (16.67%) Sybase
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (8.33%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (8.33%) C#
9 1 (8.33%) Use Case
9 1 (8.33%) KDB
9 1 (8.33%) Derivative
9 1 (8.33%) Equities
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Banking

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) KDB
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) OO
1 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Wall Street Systems