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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 6 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 33.33% 11.43% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.10% 20.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £31,250 £38,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +68.47%
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
21 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 87.50% 57.14% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 6
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) HND
8 1 (10.00%) UNIX
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (10.00%) CSS3
8 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Physics
8 1 (10.00%) VxWorks

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle