The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 150 138 146
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 21 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 18
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++ Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3502 2983 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.55% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 1967 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

C++ Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 12 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Glasgow -9 8 £65,000 +62.50%
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 36 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (77.78%) Degree
3 27 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 26 (72.22%) Java
5 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
6 20 (55.56%) OO
7 18 (50.00%) Mathematics
7 18 (50.00%) Physics
8 16 (44.44%) Games
8 16 (44.44%) PhD
8 16 (44.44%) OOD
8 16 (44.44%) Linux
8 16 (44.44%) Game Development
9 13 (36.11%) UNIX
10 11 (30.56%) Python
11 10 (27.78%) Finance
12 6 (16.67%) Windows
13 5 (13.89%) C#
13 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (11.11%) Information Security
14 4 (11.11%) CentOS
14 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
14 4 (11.11%) Snort
14 4 (11.11%) C
14 4 (11.11%) .NET
14 4 (11.11%) Perl
14 4 (11.11%) Fedora
14 4 (11.11%) Dell
14 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
14 4 (11.11%) Relational Database

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
1 4 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) KDB
General
1 16 (44.44%) Games
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (5.56%) Open Inventor
3 2 (5.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 27 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (50.00%) Physics
3 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.78%) Equities
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Fedora
5 4 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) OO
3 16 (44.44%) OOD
3 16 (44.44%) Game Development
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Use Case
7 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (72.22%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) Python
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) C
5 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Degree
2 16 (44.44%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Dell
2 2 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) Wall Street Systems
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago