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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 154 163 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 6 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.33% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.35% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 9
Average salary £41,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
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
2925 3748 2954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.90% 94.77% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 2463 1742
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +11 3 £65,000 +36.84%
Edinburgh 0 3 £40,000 -27.27%
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Degree
3 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Physics
5 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) OO
7 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
8 4 (25.00%) Android
8 4 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) OOD
8 4 (25.00%) OpenGL
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) STL
8 4 (25.00%) C
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) HND
9 3 (18.75%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) GIS
9 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
9 3 (18.75%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Clang
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) STL
1 4 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 4 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) CSS3
2 3 (18.75%) Qt
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (6.25%) DirectX
4 1 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Physics
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (18.75%) GIS
5 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
5 1 (6.25%) Equities
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Android
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) OOD
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Market Making
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft