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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 81 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 22 89 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.77% 6.24% 8.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 9.97% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 68 49
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +19.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £36,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
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
701 893 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 56.31% 62.62% 70.14%
Number of salaries quoted 430 584 430
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 42 (73.68%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) C#
3 23 (40.35%) Finance
4 22 (38.60%) SQL
5 20 (35.09%) Python
6 18 (31.58%) .NET
7 17 (29.82%) Linux
8 15 (26.32%) C
8 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (26.32%) Degree
9 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
9 14 (24.56%) OO
10 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
11 12 (21.05%) Oracle
11 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 12 (21.05%) Perl
12 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
13 10 (17.54%) UNIX
14 8 (14.04%) Banking
14 8 (14.04%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
15 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (12.28%) Equities
16 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
16 6 (10.53%) Scrum
16 6 (10.53%) Derivative
16 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
16 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
16 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.75%) Endur
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
2 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.77%) MySQL
5 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.26%) KDB
6 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.75%) MS Access
8 1 (1.75%) DB2
8 1 (1.75%) OLAP
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.75%) SQLite
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.02%) Introscope
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Mockito
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) TestNG
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) CodeWarrior
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 2 (3.51%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.51%) WCF
5 2 (3.51%) WPF
5 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) RESTful
6 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.75%) UIKit
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) STL
6 1 (1.75%) MFC
6 1 (1.75%) Middleware
6 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.28%) Equities
4 6 (10.53%) Derivative
5 5 (8.77%) Grid Computing
5 5 (8.77%) Market Risk
5 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
5 5 (8.77%) Physics
6 4 (7.02%) Device Driver
7 3 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (1.75%) iPad
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.75%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.75%) iPhone
8 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.75%) VHDL
8 1 (1.75%) Verilog
8 1 (1.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) UNIX
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) OO
2 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.53%) Investment Management
3 6 (10.53%) Scrum
4 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.77%) TDD
4 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.77%) OOP
4 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.02%) ETL
5 4 (7.02%) Data Management
5 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) OOD
6 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 3 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.51%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) C#
3 22 (38.60%) SQL
4 20 (35.09%) Python
5 15 (26.32%) C
6 12 (21.05%) Perl
7 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
8 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.51%) Ruby
10 1 (1.75%) Clojure
10 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Sybase
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Dell
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) Sage
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) Hyland
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
4 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
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