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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 64 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 32 98 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.78% 7.45% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 10.90% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 66 23
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £54,000
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
703 899 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 60.97% 68.31% 63.87%
Number of salaries quoted 462 553 308
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 59 (89.39%) Java
2 38 (57.58%) C#
3 26 (39.39%) .NET
3 26 (39.39%) Python
4 25 (37.88%) SQL
4 25 (37.88%) Finance
5 19 (28.79%) Oracle
6 18 (27.27%) Degree
6 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (24.24%) OO
9 15 (22.73%) RDBMS
9 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
10 14 (21.21%) Linux
10 14 (21.21%) C
11 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 12 (18.18%) UNIX
12 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
13 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (15.15%) Perl
14 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
14 9 (13.64%) Web Services
14 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
14 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
14 9 (13.64%) Banking
15 8 (12.12%) Scrum
15 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
15 8 (12.12%) Physics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (1.52%) JBoss
1 1 (1.52%) Apache
1 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.52%) Endur
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.09%) Google Compute Engine
1 6 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Heroku
2 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) RDBMS
1 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.09%) MySQL
5 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.55%) KDB
8 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.06%) Introscope
3 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Front Office
6 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Junior
7 3 (4.55%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) Web Services
3 6 (9.09%) Java EE
3 6 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 3 (4.55%) WCF
5 3 (4.55%) WPF
5 3 (4.55%) HTML5
5 3 (4.55%) XML
5 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.52%) WEBrick
7 1 (1.52%) LINQ
7 1 (1.52%) CSS
7 1 (1.52%) J2EE
7 1 (1.52%) XSLT
7 1 (1.52%) ActiveX
7 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.12%) Physics
4 7 (10.61%) Market Risk
4 7 (10.61%) Grid Computing
5 6 (9.09%) Equities
5 6 (9.09%) Derivative
6 4 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.52%) Tandem
8 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) UNIX
3 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) OO
3 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Investment Management
6 8 (12.12%) Scrum
7 7 (10.61%) OOD
7 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.09%) TDD
9 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Data Management
10 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) OOP
10 4 (6.06%) ETL
10 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
12 2 (3.03%) Data Mapping
12 2 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (89.39%) Java
2 38 (57.58%) C#
3 26 (39.39%) Python
4 25 (37.88%) SQL
5 14 (21.21%) C
6 10 (15.15%) Perl
7 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.58%) Ruby
9 3 (4.55%) PHP
10 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.03%) Clojure
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
11 1 (1.52%) Jython
11 1 (1.52%) VB6
11 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Puppet
1 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.09%) CFEngine
3 3 (4.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) Sybase
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) Hyland
5 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
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