The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 122 159 141
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 16 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 0.23% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.24% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 20
Median salary £38,750 £35,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £18,934 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
C++ Software Engineer
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
2320 2922 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.67% 95.30% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1892 2038
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +22 9 £41,250 +30.95%
Fife +5 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Dundee - 2 £31,000 -
Glasgow +18 1 £42,500 -5.55%
West Lothian +6 1 £44,500 -
C++ Software Engineer
UK

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C++
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (46.88%) Degree
3 14 (43.75%) C
3 14 (43.75%) C#
4 13 (40.63%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) OO
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.88%) SDLC
8 6 (18.75%) Python
9 5 (15.63%) OOD
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
10 4 (12.50%) Numerical Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 4 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) EMV
10 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 4 (12.50%) Delphi
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.38%) Smartcard
11 3 (9.38%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (9.38%) Firmware
11 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
11 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.13%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
2 3 (9.38%) ZigBee
3 2 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 2 (6.25%) DECT
3 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) RS-232
4 1 (3.13%) RS-485
4 1 (3.13%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Trac
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) Qt
2 2 (6.25%) STL
2 2 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) MFC
3 1 (3.13%) React
3 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.13%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) EMV
2 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.38%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (9.38%) Smartcard
4 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) Animation
5 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) OOD
5 4 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (12.50%) Numerical Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 2 (6.25%) CMMI
7 2 (6.25%) Market Making
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.25%) Use Case
8 1 (3.13%) Coaching
8 1 (3.13%) Content Development
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.13%) Multithreaded Programming
8 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.13%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (43.75%) C
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) Delphi
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle