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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 57 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 33 90 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.21% 7.83% 6.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 11.72% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 58 48
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £35,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £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
650 768 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.29% 66.84% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 441 446 394
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 96 (92.31%) Java
2 50 (48.08%) C#
3 47 (45.19%) Finance
4 38 (36.54%) Degree
5 34 (32.69%) .NET
5 34 (32.69%) Computer Science
6 32 (30.77%) SQL
6 32 (30.77%) Python
7 31 (29.81%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (27.88%) Oracle
8 29 (27.88%) Relational Database
9 28 (26.92%) OO
10 22 (21.15%) RDBMS
10 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (21.15%) Mathematics
10 22 (21.15%) Physics
11 21 (20.19%) Risk Management
12 20 (19.23%) Grid Computing
12 20 (19.23%) Market Risk
13 19 (18.27%) Software Engineering
14 17 (16.35%) Linux
14 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
15 16 (15.38%) Web Services
16 15 (14.42%) UNIX
16 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (14.42%) Investment Management
16 15 (14.42%) Puppet
16 15 (14.42%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (13.46%) HTTP
17 14 (13.46%) Banking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.92%) Drupal
2 2 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Office
2 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.96%) Endur
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (13.46%) Google Compute Engine
1 14 (13.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.77%) Heroku
2 6 (5.77%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.88%) Relational Database
2 22 (21.15%) RDBMS
3 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
4 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.65%) MySQL
6 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.92%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.96%) MS Access
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.88%) Introscope
3 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.92%) Subversion
4 2 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 47 (45.19%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Banking
2 14 (13.46%) Investment Banking
3 13 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (57.69%) Developer
2 21 (20.19%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Architect
4 14 (13.46%) Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Junior
6 11 (10.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Junior Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Programmer
9 7 (6.73%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Java Architect
9 7 (6.73%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (5.77%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (4.81%) C++ Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
13 3 (2.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.69%) .NET
2 16 (15.38%) Web Services
3 14 (13.46%) Java EE
4 8 (7.69%) HTML
5 6 (5.77%) XML
5 6 (5.77%) CSS
6 4 (3.85%) HTML5
7 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.88%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.88%) Spring
7 3 (2.88%) WPF
8 2 (1.92%) LINQ
8 2 (1.92%) GWT
8 2 (1.92%) jQuery
8 2 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.92%) WCF
8 2 (1.92%) WEBrick
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 31 (29.81%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (21.15%) Mathematics
3 22 (21.15%) Physics
4 20 (19.23%) Grid Computing
4 20 (19.23%) Market Risk
5 6 (5.77%) Open Source
6 4 (3.85%) Derivative
7 3 (2.88%) Equities
8 2 (1.92%) Tandem
8 2 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.92%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Linux
2 15 (14.42%) UNIX
3 6 (5.77%) Windows
4 3 (2.88%) Solaris
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) OO
2 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.19%) Risk Management
4 19 (18.27%) Software Engineering
5 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (14.42%) Investment Management
6 12 (11.54%) OOD
6 12 (11.54%) Automated Testing
7 9 (8.65%) Scrum
7 9 (8.65%) TDD
8 8 (7.69%) OOP
9 7 (6.73%) Workflow
9 7 (6.73%) Document Management
10 4 (3.85%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.85%) Performance Testing
10 4 (3.85%) Information Security
11 3 (2.88%) Data Management
11 3 (2.88%) ETL
11 3 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (92.31%) Java
2 50 (48.08%) C#
3 32 (30.77%) SQL
3 32 (30.77%) Python
4 11 (10.58%) C
5 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.73%) Perl
6 7 (6.73%) Ruby
7 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.77%) PHP
8 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.92%) Jython
9 2 (1.92%) Clojure
10 1 (0.96%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) VB6
10 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (36.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) Puppet
1 15 (14.42%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (13.46%) CFEngine
3 3 (2.88%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 29 (27.88%) Oracle
2 14 (13.46%) Google
3 13 (12.50%) Sybase
4 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.88%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) Dell
6 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) Twitter