The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 11 4 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 9.68% 15.79% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 30.00% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Programming Languages Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 30 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 77.42% 52.63% 64.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 23
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

C++
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Livingston region.

C++ Salary Trend in Livingston

C++
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) C
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) WPF
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) UML
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) WinForms
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) HND
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Physics
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (10.00%) CSS3

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) WinForms
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle