The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 58 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 33 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.22% 4.04% 5.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.21% 6.68% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 52
Median salary £53,750 £55,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
634 794 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.79% 60.56% 63.82%
Number of salaries quoted 340 466 475
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for C++.

1 75 (90.36%) Java
2 62 (74.70%) Python
3 36 (43.37%) Finance
3 36 (43.37%) C#
4 33 (39.76%) OO
5 31 (37.35%) SQL
6 29 (34.94%) Degree
6 29 (34.94%) Relational Database
7 28 (33.73%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (31.33%) Derivative
9 23 (27.71%) Unit Testing
9 23 (27.71%) Sybase
10 22 (26.51%) Linux
11 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (24.10%) OTC Derivatives
12 19 (22.89%) Oracle
12 19 (22.89%) RDBMS
13 17 (20.48%) Service Delivery
13 17 (20.48%) Grid Computing
13 17 (20.48%) Integration Testing
13 17 (20.48%) Credit Risk
13 17 (20.48%) Use Case
13 17 (20.48%) System Integration Testing
13 17 (20.48%) Translating Business Requirements
13 17 (20.48%) Monte Carlo Method
14 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
14 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
14 16 (19.28%) Web Services
15 15 (18.07%) Perl
15 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.46%) Apache Qpid
1 12 (14.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (12.05%) Apache
3 6 (7.23%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.41%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Houdini
1 1 (1.20%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.46%) GitHub
2 12 (14.46%) Google App Engine
2 12 (14.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (14.46%) Google Compute Engine
2 12 (14.46%) Heroku
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.46%) PaaS
2 12 (14.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) HTTP
2 12 (14.46%) AMQP
2 12 (14.46%) Firewall
2 12 (14.46%) Internet
2 12 (14.46%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (4.82%) Multicast
4 2 (2.41%) FTP
4 2 (2.41%) SNMP
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) Modbus
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.94%) Relational Database
2 19 (22.89%) RDBMS
3 15 (18.07%) NoSQL
4 13 (15.66%) Big Data
4 13 (15.66%) Hadoop
5 12 (14.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (14.46%) MongoDB
5 12 (14.46%) MySQL
5 12 (14.46%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.61%) DB2
7 2 (2.41%) KDB
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.41%) Parquet
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.82%) JUnit
3 4 (4.82%) Subversion
4 3 (3.61%) IntelliJ
General
1 36 (43.37%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Billing
3 8 (9.64%) Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Front Office
5 4 (4.82%) Games
5 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) Advertising
6 2 (2.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (65.06%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) Python Developer
3 15 (18.07%) C++ Developer
4 12 (14.46%) Architect
4 12 (14.46%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (14.46%) Service Architect
5 10 (12.05%) Big Data Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Applications Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Python Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Data Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Market Data Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Hadoop Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Programmer
11 3 (3.61%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) SQL Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Front Office Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Security Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) Web Services
2 12 (14.46%) Java EE
2 12 (14.46%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (7.23%) .NET
3 6 (7.23%) Spring
4 5 (6.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (6.02%) XML
5 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (4.82%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.61%) JSON
6 3 (3.61%) JSP
6 3 (3.61%) Kafka
6 3 (3.61%) OpenMP
6 3 (3.61%) Pyramid
6 3 (3.61%) XML Schema
6 3 (3.61%) XSD
6 3 (3.61%) XSLT
7 2 (2.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (31.33%) Derivative
3 20 (24.10%) OTC Derivatives
4 17 (20.48%) Credit Risk
4 17 (20.48%) Grid Computing
5 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
6 12 (14.46%) Blog
7 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
8 8 (9.64%) Mathematics
9 7 (8.43%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (6.02%) Virtual Team
11 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
11 3 (3.61%) Statistics
12 2 (2.41%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
12 2 (2.41%) RIA
12 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
13 1 (1.20%) Animation
13 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Unix
3 6 (7.23%) Android
3 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) Windows
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) OO
2 23 (27.71%) Unit Testing
3 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.48%) Integration Testing
4 17 (20.48%) Monte Carlo Method
4 17 (20.48%) Service Delivery
4 17 (20.48%) System Integration Testing
4 17 (20.48%) Translating Business Requirements
4 17 (20.48%) Use Case
5 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
6 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (14.46%) Automated Testing
8 12 (14.46%) Capacity Management
8 12 (14.46%) Release Management
9 11 (13.25%) TDD
10 10 (12.05%) OOP
11 8 (9.64%) ETL
12 5 (6.02%) Analytics
12 5 (6.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 75 (90.36%) Java
2 62 (74.70%) Python
3 36 (43.37%) C#
4 31 (37.35%) SQL
5 15 (18.07%) Perl
6 9 (10.84%) C
7 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby
9 4 (4.82%) C-shell
9 4 (4.82%) Dart
10 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.41%) PHP
11 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.41%) VBScript
12 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (15.66%) Puppet
2 12 (14.46%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.82%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 2 (2.41%) Fluentd
4 2 (2.41%) Nagios
4 2 (2.41%) Nessus
4 2 (2.41%) QRadar
5 1 (1.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Sybase
2 19 (22.89%) Oracle
3 12 (14.46%) Google
4 8 (9.64%) Informatica
5 4 (4.82%) Solace
6 3 (3.61%) Thunderhead
7 2 (2.41%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.41%) Qualys
7 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 1 (1.20%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (1.20%) Perforce
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