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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 51 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 56 73 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.33% 5.27% 7.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.43% 8.38% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 53 61
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
754 871 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 58.36% 62.89% 63.81%
Number of salaries quoted 415 504 461
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 28 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (53.85%) Java
2 38 (48.72%) Python
2 38 (48.72%) Finance
3 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (42.31%) OO
5 30 (38.46%) Linux
5 30 (38.46%) C#
6 25 (32.05%) SQL
7 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
8 17 (21.79%) Oracle
8 17 (21.79%) Degree
9 16 (20.51%) TDD
10 13 (16.67%) C
10 13 (16.67%) Windows
10 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (15.38%) Apple iOS
11 12 (15.38%) SDLC
11 12 (15.38%) Risk Management
12 11 (14.10%) Banking
12 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.10%) Android
12 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
13 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
13 10 (12.82%) Multithreading
13 10 (12.82%) Sybase
13 10 (12.82%) .NET
13 10 (12.82%) UNIX
13 10 (12.82%) XML
14 9 (11.54%) Fixed Income

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (6.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) HTTP
3 3 (3.85%) Wireless
4 2 (2.56%) UPnP
4 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.56%) DLNA
4 2 (2.56%) SNMP
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) ICMP
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.41%) Big Data
4 5 (6.41%) MySQL
5 4 (5.13%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.28%) SQLite
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) Maven
3 5 (6.41%) Subversion
3 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) Xcode
6 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.56%) Ant
6 2 (2.56%) Clang
6 2 (2.56%) Mocha
6 2 (2.56%) GDB
6 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.56%) Gradle
7 1 (1.28%) Mockito
7 1 (1.28%) JUnit
7 1 (1.28%) CodeWarrior
7 1 (1.28%) TestNG
General
1 38 (48.72%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Games
4 6 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.13%) Front Office
6 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (1.28%) Electronics
7 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) C++ Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Programmer
5 5 (6.41%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (6.41%) AWS Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Graduate
6 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Real Time Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.85%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Graduate Programmer
8 2 (2.56%) Automated Test Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) .NET
1 10 (12.82%) XML
2 6 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (5.13%) OpenMP
4 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 2 (2.56%) J2EE
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.56%) STL
5 2 (2.56%) Spring
5 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.56%) Django
5 2 (2.56%) RESTful
5 2 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.56%) HTML5
5 2 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (1.28%) UIKit
6 1 (1.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
2 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.54%) Fixed Income
4 7 (8.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (7.69%) Physics
5 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.13%) Market Risk
6 4 (5.13%) Data Integration
6 4 (5.13%) Derivative
6 4 (5.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (5.13%) Statistics
7 3 (3.85%) iPhone
7 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.85%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.56%) Wiki
9 1 (1.28%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Windows
3 12 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 11 (14.10%) Android
5 10 (12.82%) UNIX
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) OO
3 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.51%) TDD
5 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 12 (15.38%) SDLC
7 10 (12.82%) Multithreading
8 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Mobile Development
9 8 (10.26%) Analytics
9 8 (10.26%) Low Latency
10 7 (8.97%) OOP
11 6 (7.69%) Scrum
12 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
12 5 (6.41%) ETL
12 5 (6.41%) Open Source
12 5 (6.41%) System Testing
13 4 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) Java
2 38 (48.72%) Python
3 30 (38.46%) C#
4 25 (32.05%) SQL
5 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 13 (16.67%) C
6 7 (8.97%) Perl
7 6 (7.69%) Tcl
8 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.56%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.56%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.56%) Scala
10 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Iperf
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Sybase
3 5 (6.41%) Informatica
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Sage
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago