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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 144 155 139
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 22 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 7
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
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
3131 3541 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.91% 94.81% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2281 1889
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +18 19 £62,500 -3.84%
Edinburgh -13 3 £31,500 -42.72%
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Java
4 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Degree
5 10 (33.33%) Physics
5 10 (33.33%) SDLC
6 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (30.00%) Python
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) OO
7 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 8 (26.67%) Sybase
7 8 (26.67%) Low Latency
8 7 (23.33%) XML
8 7 (23.33%) Banking
9 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) Financial Institution
10 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Fixed Income
10 5 (16.67%) TDD
10 5 (16.67%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (13.33%) Front Office
5 3 (10.00%) Games
6 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (6.67%) WebGL
4 2 (6.67%) OpenMP
5 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Physics
2 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (16.67%) Fixed Income
5 4 (13.33%) Derivative
5 4 (13.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (6.67%) GPGPU
6 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (3.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) SDLC
3 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) OO
4 8 (26.67%) Low Latency
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) OOP
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.67%) CAD
8 2 (6.67%) CAE
8 2 (6.67%) Finite Element Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Parallel Computing
9 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Python
4 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 6 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) Tcl
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Sybase
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle