The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 160 161 169
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.034% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £36,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -39.58%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
C++ Programmer
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
2837 2969 3231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.65% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 1905 2109
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,962 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Programmer Salary Trend in Scotland

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Dundee - 2 - -
C++ Programmer
UK

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Mobile Games
2 6 (85.71%) Games
2 6 (85.71%) Android
2 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Mobile Development
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (57.14%) Physics
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (57.14%) Game Development
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) cocos2d
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (28.57%) cocos2d
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mobile Games
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Mobile Development
2 4 (57.14%) Game Development
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle