The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 35 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 90 87 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.22% 8.11% 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 11.62% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 44 61
Average salary £48,750 £43,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.71% +15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
926 749 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.95% 69.80% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 591 394 396
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C++
Scotland

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

C++
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

C++ Salary Trend in Glasgow

C++
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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++.

1 144 (76.60%) Java
2 103 (54.79%) Finance
3 73 (38.83%) C#
4 71 (37.77%) Degree
5 59 (31.38%) OO
6 54 (28.72%) Python
7 52 (27.66%) Software Engineering
8 49 (26.06%) Physics
9 48 (25.53%) Computer Science
10 43 (22.87%) Mathematics
11 42 (22.34%) Banking
12 41 (21.81%) Grid Computing
13 40 (21.28%) Investment Banking
14 37 (19.68%) Risk Management
15 35 (18.62%) Market Risk
15 35 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (15.96%) Perl
17 29 (15.43%) Linux
17 29 (15.43%) WPF
18 27 (14.36%) Financial Institution
18 27 (14.36%) Investment Management
19 26 (13.83%) Oracle
20 25 (13.30%) UNIX
21 24 (12.77%) .NET
21 24 (12.77%) C
22 23 (12.23%) SQL
23 22 (11.70%) XML
24 21 (11.17%) HTML
25 20 (10.64%) TDD
25 20 (10.64%) Multithreading

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.06%) Node.js
3 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Endur
1 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
1 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.53%) SMS
1 1 (0.53%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.38%) MySQL
2 12 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.85%) KDB
4 10 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.06%) DB2
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) SQLite
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.53%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Subversion
2 8 (4.26%) ClearCase
3 5 (2.66%) Xcode
4 4 (2.13%) Maven
5 2 (1.06%) Ant
5 2 (1.06%) Hudson
5 2 (1.06%) FishEye
5 2 (1.06%) Gradle
5 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.06%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 103 (54.79%) Finance
2 42 (22.34%) Banking
3 40 (21.28%) Investment Banking
4 27 (14.36%) Financial Institution
5 17 (9.04%) Front Office
6 10 (5.32%) Electronics
7 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.60%) Games
8 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.06%) Military
9 2 (1.06%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 145 (77.13%) Developer
2 42 (22.34%) Java Developer
3 35 (18.62%) Software Developer
4 28 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 26 (13.83%) WPF Developer
5 26 (13.83%) C# Developer
6 25 (13.30%) Software Engineer
7 21 (11.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Front Office Developer
9 13 (6.91%) Applications Developer
10 11 (5.85%) C++ Developer
11 10 (5.32%) Design Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Junior
12 9 (4.79%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.72%) Junior Java Developer
14 6 (3.19%) Programmer
14 6 (3.19%) Electronics Engineer
15 5 (2.66%) UI Developer
15 5 (2.66%) UI Programmer
15 5 (2.66%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.43%) WPF
2 24 (12.77%) .NET
3 22 (11.70%) XML
4 21 (11.17%) HTML
5 20 (10.64%) HTML5
6 16 (8.51%) Web Services
7 11 (5.85%) J2EE
8 10 (5.32%) WCF
8 10 (5.32%) JSON
9 9 (4.79%) LINQ
9 9 (4.79%) MFC
9 9 (4.79%) STL
10 7 (3.72%) OpenGL
11 5 (2.66%) Core Animation
11 5 (2.66%) Middleware
12 4 (2.13%) CSS
12 4 (2.13%) Task Parallel Library
12 4 (2.13%) Cocoa Touch
12 4 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 3 (1.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.06%) Physics
2 48 (25.53%) Computer Science
3 43 (22.87%) Mathematics
4 41 (21.81%) Grid Computing
5 35 (18.62%) Market Risk
6 19 (10.11%) Derivative
7 16 (8.51%) Equities
7 16 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (5.32%) VHDL
8 10 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (4.26%) Hedge funds
9 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
10 7 (3.72%) iPad
10 7 (3.72%) iPhone
11 6 (3.19%) Credit Risk
12 5 (2.66%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (2.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (2.66%) Animation
12 5 (2.66%) GIS
13 4 (2.13%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.43%) Linux
2 25 (13.30%) UNIX
3 17 (9.04%) Windows
4 8 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.72%) Android
6 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.38%) OO
2 52 (27.66%) Software Engineering
3 37 (19.68%) Risk Management
4 35 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (14.36%) Investment Management
6 20 (10.64%) TDD
6 20 (10.64%) Multithreading
7 19 (10.11%) Low Latency
8 16 (8.51%) OOP
9 14 (7.45%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.91%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (6.91%) MVVM
11 11 (5.85%) OOD
12 9 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.26%) SOA
13 8 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (3.19%) Integration Testing
14 6 (3.19%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (3.19%) iOS Development
15 5 (2.66%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (76.60%) Java
2 73 (38.83%) C#
3 54 (28.72%) Python
4 30 (15.96%) Perl
5 24 (12.77%) C
6 23 (12.23%) SQL
7 11 (5.85%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.85%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.32%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.79%) Scala
9 9 (4.79%) VC++
10 6 (3.19%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.13%) Tcl
12 4 (2.13%) Smalltalk
13 2 (1.06%) VB
13 2 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (37.77%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.60%) PhD
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) HL7
1 1 (0.53%) QA
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (13.83%) Oracle
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.32%) Sybase
3 10 (5.32%) Xilinx
4 7 (3.72%) Apple
5 6 (3.19%) EMC
6 4 (2.13%) IBM
6 4 (2.13%) JBoss
7 3 (1.60%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (1.06%) Google
9 1 (0.53%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.53%) ParAccel
9 1 (0.53%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
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