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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 61 68 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Permanent jobs citing C++ 51 33 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.73% 3.08% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.84% 5.10% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 62
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
746 647 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 54.57% 60.41% 68.12%
Number of salaries quoted 434 431 489
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 81 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
1 81 (65.85%) Java
2 73 (59.35%) C#
3 71 (57.72%) OO
4 68 (55.28%) SQL
5 65 (52.85%) Python
6 46 (37.40%) TDD
7 37 (30.08%) NoSQL
8 36 (29.27%) Oracle
9 34 (27.64%) Risk Management
10 32 (26.02%) Fixed Income
11 31 (25.20%) Banking
11 31 (25.20%) .NET
11 31 (25.20%) XML
11 31 (25.20%) Market Risk
12 29 (23.58%) Finance
13 28 (22.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (21.14%) Unit Testing
14 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (20.33%) Windows
16 24 (19.51%) Subversion
17 23 (18.70%) Scrum
17 23 (18.70%) PL/SQL
17 23 (18.70%) Investment Banking
18 22 (17.89%) Derivative
19 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
19 21 (17.07%) Hadoop
19 21 (17.07%) Analytics
20 20 (16.26%) Low Latency
20 20 (16.26%) Big Data

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (8.94%) MQSeries
2 9 (7.32%) Apache Spark
3 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
5 4 (3.25%) IIS
6 3 (2.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Firewall
2 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.81%) DLNA
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) ICMP
3 1 (0.81%) NFC
3 1 (0.81%) SNMP
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
3 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.08%) NoSQL
2 21 (17.07%) Hadoop
3 20 (16.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (16.26%) Big Data
4 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
5 17 (13.82%) Relational Database
6 14 (11.38%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (11.38%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (8.94%) BigTable
7 11 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (7.32%) MongoDB
9 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.88%) Apache Hive
11 5 (4.07%) MySQL
12 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.63%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.81%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.81%) SQLite
14 1 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 24 (19.51%) Subversion
2 15 (12.20%) NUnit
2 15 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.44%) Hudson
5 3 (2.44%) JIRA
5 3 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (1.63%) Clang
6 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.63%) GDB
6 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.63%) Xcode
7 1 (0.81%) ERwin
7 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.81%) MagicDraw
7 1 (0.81%) Mocha
General
1 31 (25.20%) Banking
2 29 (23.58%) Finance
3 23 (18.70%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.94%) Back Office
5 7 (5.69%) Legal
6 5 (4.07%) Games
7 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 102 (82.93%) Developer
2 51 (41.46%) C++ Developer
3 39 (31.71%) Senior Developer
4 33 (26.83%) Python Developer
5 27 (21.95%) Senior C++ Developer
6 16 (13.01%) C# Developer
7 15 (12.20%) C++/C# Developer
8 14 (11.38%) Senior C# Developer
9 13 (10.57%) Applications Developer
9 13 (10.57%) C++ Applications Developer
10 10 (8.13%) Big Data Developer
11 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
12 7 (5.69%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 5 (4.07%) Analyst
13 5 (4.07%) Architect
13 5 (4.07%) Data Modeller
13 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
14 4 (3.25%) C++ Programmer
14 4 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
14 4 (3.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.20%) .NET
1 31 (25.20%) XML
2 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
3 17 (13.82%) CSS
3 17 (13.82%) HTML
4 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET
4 15 (12.20%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (11.38%) .NET Framework
5 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (11.38%) Entity Framework
5 14 (11.38%) NHibernate
5 14 (11.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (8.94%) Middleware
6 11 (8.94%) XML Schema
7 5 (4.07%) STL
7 5 (4.07%) Web Services
8 4 (3.25%) Django
8 4 (3.25%) Pyramid
8 4 (3.25%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Fixed Income
2 31 (25.20%) Market Risk
3 28 (22.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (17.89%) Derivative
5 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
7 9 (7.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 8 (6.50%) Mathematics
8 8 (6.50%) N-Tier
8 8 (6.50%) Taxonomies
9 7 (5.69%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.25%) Client/Server
10 4 (3.25%) Mobile Games
10 4 (3.25%) Physics
11 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
11 3 (2.44%) Data Integration
11 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.44%) Equities
11 3 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Unix
3 16 (13.01%) Linux
4 11 (8.94%) Apple iOS
5 10 (8.13%) Android
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (57.72%) OO
3 46 (37.40%) TDD
4 34 (27.64%) Risk Management
5 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (21.14%) Unit Testing
6 23 (18.70%) Scrum
7 21 (17.07%) Analytics
7 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
8 20 (16.26%) Low Latency
8 20 (16.26%) System Testing
9 14 (11.38%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (11.38%) MVC
10 13 (10.57%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (10.57%) Refactoring
10 13 (10.57%) Risk Analytics
11 12 (9.76%) BDD
12 11 (8.94%) Complex Event Processing
13 9 (7.32%) Data Management
13 9 (7.32%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 81 (65.85%) Java
2 73 (59.35%) C#
3 68 (55.28%) SQL
4 65 (52.85%) Python
5 23 (18.70%) PL/SQL
6 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 17 (13.82%) Embedded C++
8 15 (12.20%) Ruby
9 13 (10.57%) Shell Script
10 11 (8.94%) XPath
11 10 (8.13%) Perl
12 8 (6.50%) Smalltalk
13 7 (5.69%) C
13 7 (5.69%) X++
14 4 (3.25%) Objective-C
14 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
15 3 (2.44%) Scala
15 3 (2.44%) VC++
16 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
16 2 (1.63%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Degree
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) SLA
2 12 (9.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Iperf
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Oracle
2 13 (10.57%) Sybase
3 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.81%) CA
5 1 (0.81%) Cognos
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