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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 40 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 73 76 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.51% 6.84% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.65% 10.69% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 61 27
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
844 711 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.75% 64.00% 58.78%
Number of salaries quoted 484 459 360
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 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++.

1 157 (90.23%) Java
2 108 (62.07%) Finance
3 80 (45.98%) Degree
4 75 (43.10%) Computer Science
5 72 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (39.66%) Physics
7 66 (37.93%) Mathematics
8 63 (36.21%) Risk Management
8 63 (36.21%) Grid Computing
8 63 (36.21%) Market Risk
9 54 (31.03%) C#
10 52 (29.89%) Python
11 50 (28.74%) OO
12 49 (28.16%) Banking
12 49 (28.16%) Investment Banking
13 46 (26.44%) Financial Institution
13 46 (26.44%) Investment Management
14 36 (20.69%) SQL
15 31 (17.82%) Oracle
16 27 (15.52%) Linux
17 26 (14.94%) Relational Database
18 25 (14.37%) .NET
19 24 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (13.22%) Perl
20 23 (13.22%) NoSQL
21 19 (10.92%) Software Engineering
22 17 (9.77%) UNIX
22 17 (9.77%) Web Services
22 17 (9.77%) Puppet
23 16 (9.20%) Amazon AWS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.57%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.57%) Drupal
2 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.62%) MS Office
2 6 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (9.20%) Google Compute Engine
2 9 (5.17%) OpenShift
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.17%) Heroku
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.62%) HTTP
2 3 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) Relational Database
2 23 (13.22%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.20%) RDBMS
4 13 (7.47%) KDB
5 7 (4.02%) MySQL
6 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.57%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.87%) Maven
4 3 (1.72%) Gradle
4 3 (1.72%) Ant
5 2 (1.15%) Subversion
5 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.57%) FishEye
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (62.07%) Finance
2 49 (28.16%) Banking
2 49 (28.16%) Investment Banking
3 46 (26.44%) Financial Institution
4 11 (6.32%) Front Office
5 5 (2.87%) Military
6 3 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 124 (71.26%) Developer
2 66 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 23 (13.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (12.07%) Software Developer
6 18 (10.34%) Junior
7 17 (9.77%) Architect
8 16 (9.20%) Junior Java Developer
8 16 (9.20%) Junior Developer
9 15 (8.62%) Programmer
9 15 (8.62%) Analyst
10 12 (6.90%) WPF Developer
10 12 (6.90%) C# Developer
11 11 (6.32%) C++ Developer
12 9 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (4.60%) Software Engineer
13 8 (4.60%) Analyst Programmer
14 7 (4.02%) Java Architect
14 7 (4.02%) Software Programmer
14 7 (4.02%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.37%) .NET
2 17 (9.77%) Web Services
3 15 (8.62%) HTML
3 15 (8.62%) Java EE
4 13 (7.47%) WPF
5 11 (6.32%) XML
6 10 (5.75%) HTML5
7 9 (5.17%) J2EE
8 6 (3.45%) CSS
8 6 (3.45%) Task Parallel Library
9 5 (2.87%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.72%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.72%) Spring
11 2 (1.15%) Middleware
11 2 (1.15%) GWT
11 2 (1.15%) LINQ
11 2 (1.15%) jQuery
12 1 (0.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 75 (43.10%) Computer Science
2 72 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (39.66%) Physics
4 66 (37.93%) Mathematics
5 63 (36.21%) Grid Computing
5 63 (36.21%) Market Risk
6 11 (6.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (5.75%) Equities
8 6 (3.45%) Derivative
8 6 (3.45%) Open Source
9 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.15%) VHDL
10 2 (1.15%) Verilog
10 2 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.15%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.57%) User Experience
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.57%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Linux
2 17 (9.77%) UNIX
3 9 (5.17%) Windows
4 5 (2.87%) Android
5 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.72%) Solaris
6 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.21%) Risk Management
2 50 (28.74%) OO
3 46 (26.44%) Investment Management
4 24 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (10.92%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.62%) Workflow
6 15 (8.62%) OOD
7 14 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (6.90%) Document Management
9 9 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (5.17%) OOP
10 7 (4.02%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.45%) TDD
11 6 (3.45%) Information Security
11 6 (3.45%) MVVM
12 5 (2.87%) Android Development
12 5 (2.87%) Multithreading
12 5 (2.87%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (2.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 157 (90.23%) Java
2 54 (31.03%) C#
3 52 (29.89%) Python
4 36 (20.69%) SQL
5 23 (13.22%) Perl
6 13 (7.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.17%) C
8 8 (4.60%) Scala
9 6 (3.45%) PHP
10 5 (2.87%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.72%) Ruby
13 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.15%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.15%) Tcl
14 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.57%) Jython
Qualifications
1 80 (45.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (9.77%) Puppet
2 16 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.62%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 31 (17.82%) Oracle
2 16 (9.20%) Google
2 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.05%) Sybase
4 3 (1.72%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (1.15%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter
6 1 (0.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
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