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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 156 137 134
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 15 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.68% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 21
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £38,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 9 £55,000 -
Glasgow -6 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Dundee +13 1 £50,000 +58.73%
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (81.25%) Degree
3 25 (78.13%) Computer Science
4 22 (68.75%) Java
5 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
6 16 (50.00%) OO
7 15 (46.88%) Mathematics
7 15 (46.88%) Physics
8 14 (43.75%) Linux
9 13 (40.63%) UNIX
9 13 (40.63%) PhD
9 13 (40.63%) OOD
9 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (40.63%) Games
9 13 (40.63%) Game Development
10 10 (31.25%) Python
11 8 (25.00%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) Windows
13 5 (15.63%) C
14 4 (12.50%) C#
14 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
14 4 (12.50%) Dell
14 4 (12.50%) Fedora
14 4 (12.50%) Information Security
14 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
14 4 (12.50%) Snort
14 4 (12.50%) CentOS
14 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (12.50%) tcpdump

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
1 4 (12.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (40.63%) Games
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.25%) Qt
2 2 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (6.25%) Open Inventor
Miscellaneous
1 25 (78.13%) Computer Science
2 15 (46.88%) Mathematics
2 15 (46.88%) Physics
3 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) UNIX
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) Fedora
4 4 (12.50%) CentOS
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 16 (50.00%) OO
3 13 (40.63%) OOD
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Game Development
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security
5 3 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) OOP
7 1 (3.13%) Use Case
7 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (68.75%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) C
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) Degree
2 13 (40.63%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (3.13%) Intel