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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 5 7 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 33.33% 13.95% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.04% 33.33% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 1
Average salary £32,000 £38,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.41% +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
27 18 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 90.00% 41.86% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) C
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) .NET
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) HTML5
8 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (27.27%) HTML
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) CSS
9 2 (18.18%) UML
9 2 (18.18%) OO
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 2 (18.18%) WinForms
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 2 (18.18%) WPF
10 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (9.09%) CSS3
10 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (9.09%) Degree
10 1 (9.09%) Physics
10 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
10 1 (9.09%) Java
10 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
10 1 (9.09%) HND

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) C
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HND
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle