The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 56 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 37 75 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.50% 6.78% 6.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 10.27% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 57 49
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
703 730 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 66.51% 65.94% 59.23%
Number of salaries quoted 446 437 403
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 November 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 November 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++.

1 100 (90.91%) Java
2 56 (50.91%) Finance
3 49 (44.55%) C#
4 41 (37.27%) Degree
5 39 (35.45%) Computer Science
6 37 (33.64%) Python
7 34 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (28.18%) OO
9 29 (26.36%) Oracle
9 29 (26.36%) .NET
10 28 (25.45%) Relational Database
10 28 (25.45%) Physics
11 27 (24.55%) SQL
12 26 (23.64%) Mathematics
13 25 (22.73%) Market Risk
13 25 (22.73%) Grid Computing
13 25 (22.73%) Risk Management
14 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (19.09%) RDBMS
16 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
17 19 (17.27%) Puppet
17 19 (17.27%) Linux
18 18 (16.36%) Web Services
18 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
18 18 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
19 17 (15.45%) CFEngine
19 17 (15.45%) Google Cloud Platform
19 17 (15.45%) Google Compute Engine
19 17 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (15.45%) Java EE

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.82%) Drupal
2 2 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Office
2 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.91%) Endur
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (15.45%) Google Compute Engine
1 17 (15.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.18%) Heroku
2 9 (8.18%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) Relational Database
2 21 (19.09%) RDBMS
3 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.36%) MySQL
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.82%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.82%) Ant
3 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.82%) Gradle
4 1 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.91%) Introscope
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 56 (50.91%) Finance
2 17 (15.45%) Banking
2 17 (15.45%) Investment Banking
3 16 (14.55%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.73%) Military
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (60.00%) Developer
2 28 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.45%) Architect
4 14 (12.73%) Software Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Analyst
5 13 (11.82%) Junior
5 13 (11.82%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (10.00%) Junior Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (8.18%) Junior Java Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Programmer
10 8 (7.27%) Software Engineer
11 7 (6.36%) Java Architect
12 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
12 6 (5.45%) C++ Developer
13 5 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
14 4 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
14 4 (3.64%) Analyst Developer
14 4 (3.64%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) .NET
2 18 (16.36%) Web Services
3 17 (15.45%) Java EE
4 9 (8.18%) HTML
5 7 (6.36%) XML
6 6 (5.45%) CSS
7 5 (4.55%) HTML5
8 4 (3.64%) J2EE
9 3 (2.73%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.73%) Spring
10 2 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.82%) WPF
10 2 (1.82%) LINQ
10 2 (1.82%) GWT
10 2 (1.82%) jQuery
10 2 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (1.82%) WEBrick
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.45%) Computer Science
2 34 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (25.45%) Physics
4 26 (23.64%) Mathematics
5 25 (22.73%) Market Risk
5 25 (22.73%) Grid Computing
6 7 (6.36%) Open Source
7 3 (2.73%) Derivative
8 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.82%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.82%) Equities
8 2 (1.82%) Tandem
8 2 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.91%) DTV
9 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Linux
2 14 (12.73%) UNIX
3 7 (6.36%) Windows
4 4 (3.64%) Android
5 3 (2.73%) Solaris
6 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) OO
2 25 (22.73%) Risk Management
3 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (14.55%) Investment Management
6 13 (11.82%) OOD
7 9 (8.18%) Workflow
7 9 (8.18%) OOP
7 9 (8.18%) Automated Testing
8 8 (7.27%) TDD
9 7 (6.36%) Document Management
9 7 (6.36%) Scrum
10 4 (3.64%) Information Security
10 4 (3.64%) Android Development
10 4 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.73%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.73%) BDD
12 2 (1.82%) Build Automation
12 2 (1.82%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 100 (90.91%) Java
2 49 (44.55%) C#
3 37 (33.64%) Python
4 27 (24.55%) SQL
5 10 (9.09%) C
5 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.18%) Perl
7 7 (6.36%) PHP
7 7 (6.36%) Ruby
8 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.82%) Jython
10 2 (1.82%) Scala
10 2 (1.82%) Clojure
11 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.91%) VB6
11 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (37.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (17.27%) Puppet
2 18 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (15.45%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.91%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 29 (26.36%) Oracle
2 17 (15.45%) Google
3 16 (14.55%) Sybase
4 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.91%) HP
5 1 (0.91%) Dell
5 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
5 1 (0.91%) Twitter
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