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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 144 150 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 11 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.49% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.51% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 23
Average salary £37,500 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Dundee - 2 £37,500 -
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (76.00%) Degree
3 18 (72.00%) Computer Science
4 16 (64.00%) Linux
5 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (56.00%) Java
7 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (48.00%) OO
9 11 (44.00%) OOD
9 11 (44.00%) Physics
10 10 (40.00%) Windows
11 9 (36.00%) UNIX
11 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
12 8 (32.00%) Python
12 8 (32.00%) Scrum
12 8 (32.00%) Android
13 7 (28.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
14 6 (24.00%) C
14 6 (24.00%) Finance
15 5 (20.00%) STL
15 5 (20.00%) Web Services
15 5 (20.00%) OpenGL
15 5 (20.00%) GIS
15 5 (20.00%) Qt
15 5 (20.00%) Clang
16 4 (16.00%) C#
16 4 (16.00%) PhD
16 4 (16.00%) Dell
16 4 (16.00%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (16.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Clang
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 5 (20.00%) STL
2 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Java SE
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (44.00%) Physics
3 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (20.00%) GIS
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) UNIX
4 8 (32.00%) Android
5 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Fedora
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) OO
4 11 (44.00%) OOD
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Game Development
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.00%) Use Case
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.00%) OOP
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (4.00%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
7 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (8.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) PhD
3 1 (4.00%) HND
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Snort
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Dell
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Intel