The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
UK / Scotland
Rank 49 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 92 106 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.08% 3.62% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.93% 7.10% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 66 46 92
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -5.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £53,250 £54,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1328 1493 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.92% 50.99% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 827 964 1059
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C++
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Salary Trend in Scotland

C++
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

C++ Salary Histogram in Scotland

C++
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++ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +24 35 £37,500 -3.22% 13
Glasgow -8 31 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Dundee +16 14 £27,000 -10.00% 1
West Lothian - 8 £42,500 - 2
Fife -5 3 £28,000 -3.86%
Angus - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for C++.

1 95 (50.00%) Java
2 89 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (43.68%) Software Engineering
4 81 (42.63%) C#
5 67 (35.26%) Python
6 57 (30.00%) Linux
7 49 (25.79%) Degree
8 48 (25.26%) C
9 40 (21.05%) OO
10 36 (18.95%) Windows
11 34 (17.89%) Computer Science
12 31 (16.32%) Finance
13 27 (14.21%) Relational Database
13 27 (14.21%) Algorithms
14 26 (13.68%) Mathematics
14 26 (13.68%) JavaScript
15 24 (12.63%) Games
15 24 (12.63%) Apple iOS
16 23 (12.11%) Android
16 23 (12.11%) Ruby
17 21 (11.05%) OOD
18 20 (10.53%) Banking
19 19 (10.00%) Perl
19 19 (10.00%) Git (software)
20 18 (9.47%) SQL
20 18 (9.47%) .NET
21 17 (8.95%) Web Development
22 16 (8.42%) Mobile Development
23 15 (7.89%) SDLC
24 14 (7.37%) Scrum

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.63%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.58%) Apache
2 3 (1.58%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Houdini
1 3 (1.58%) Maya
1 3 (1.58%) NUKE
2 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.11%) GitHub
3 4 (2.11%) SaaS
4 3 (1.58%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.58%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (1.58%) Heroku
4 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.58%) PaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) Internet
2 6 (3.16%) HTTP
2 6 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.63%) Wireless
3 5 (2.63%) ZigBee
4 4 (2.11%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.58%) AMQP
5 3 (1.58%) DECT
5 3 (1.58%) Firewall
5 3 (1.58%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.58%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.05%) Multicast
6 2 (1.05%) RS-485
7 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.53%) MQTT
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
7 1 (0.53%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.21%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.37%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.79%) GIS
4 9 (4.74%) MySQL
5 7 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.68%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.16%) Big Data
6 6 (3.16%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.63%) DB2
7 5 (2.63%) QGIS
8 4 (2.11%) KDB
8 4 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.53%) MSDE
10 1 (0.53%) Redis
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.74%) Subversion
3 5 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.63%) JUnit
4 3 (1.58%) Appium
4 3 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.58%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.58%) JIRA
5 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.05%) Maven
5 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.53%) Gradle
6 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.53%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) Trac
6 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (16.32%) Finance
2 24 (12.63%) Games
3 20 (10.53%) Banking
4 13 (6.84%) Electronics
5 12 (6.32%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.68%) Marketing
7 6 (3.16%) Automotive
8 5 (2.63%) Front Office
9 4 (2.11%) Advertising
9 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.58%) Billing
11 2 (1.05%) Avionics
11 2 (1.05%) Legal
11 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 69 (36.32%) Developer
2 67 (35.26%) Software Engineer
3 32 (16.84%) C++ Developer
4 30 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 21 (11.05%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 17 (8.95%) Software Developer
8 16 (8.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 15 (7.89%) Python Developer
10 12 (6.32%) C Software Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) Senior Python Developer
11 11 (5.79%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (4.74%) C# Software Engineer
13 9 (4.74%) Embedded C Engineer
13 9 (4.74%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 8 (4.21%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 8 (4.21%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.47%) .NET
2 13 (6.84%) HTML
3 11 (5.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 10 (5.26%) CSS
5 9 (4.74%) Unreal Engine
6 8 (4.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (4.21%) Web Services
7 7 (3.68%) cocos2d
7 7 (3.68%) DirectX
7 7 (3.68%) OpenGL
7 7 (3.68%) RESTful
7 7 (3.68%) WPF
8 5 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.11%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.11%) CryEngine
9 4 (2.11%) Google Maps API
9 4 (2.11%) React
9 4 (2.11%) Spring
9 4 (2.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.89%) Computer Science
2 27 (14.21%) Algorithms
3 26 (13.68%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.84%) Data Structures
5 10 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.74%) Physics
7 7 (3.68%) Animation
7 7 (3.68%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.16%) Derivative
9 5 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.11%) EMV
10 4 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.11%) Internet of Things
10 4 (2.11%) Neural Network
11 3 (1.58%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (1.58%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (1.58%) Smartcard
11 3 (1.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.00%) Linux
2 36 (18.95%) Windows
3 24 (12.63%) Apple iOS
4 23 (12.11%) Android
5 12 (6.32%) Unix
6 6 (3.16%) Solaris
7 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.68%) Software Engineering
3 40 (21.05%) OO
4 21 (11.05%) OOD
5 17 (8.95%) Web Development
6 16 (8.42%) Mobile Development
7 15 (7.89%) SDLC
8 14 (7.37%) Scrum
8 14 (7.37%) TDD
8 14 (7.37%) UML
9 13 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.74%) Multithreading
12 9 (4.74%) MVC
12 9 (4.74%) OOP
12 9 (4.74%) Open Source
13 8 (4.21%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.21%) Use Case
14 7 (3.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.00%) Java
2 81 (42.63%) C#
3 67 (35.26%) Python
4 48 (25.26%) C
5 26 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 23 (12.11%) Ruby
7 19 (10.00%) Perl
8 18 (9.47%) SQL
9 13 (6.84%) PHP
10 11 (5.79%) Objective-C
11 9 (4.74%) Lua
12 7 (3.68%) Delphi
13 5 (2.63%) Assembly Language
13 5 (2.63%) VB
14 4 (2.11%) Embedded C
14 4 (2.11%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.58%) R
15 3 (1.58%) Scala
16 2 (1.05%) Ada
Qualifications
1 49 (25.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.11%) CREST Certified
2 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.21%) Firmware
2 3 (1.58%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) Puppet
2 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.58%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.53%) Ansible
4 1 (0.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (6.84%) Sybase
2 11 (5.79%) Google
3 10 (5.26%) Oracle
4 9 (4.74%) Perforce
5 7 (3.68%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.58%) HP
8 2 (1.05%) Intel
8 2 (1.05%) SAP
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) ILOG
9 1 (0.53%) Sony
9 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
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