The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 233 224 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.28% 6.87% 5.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.41% 12.25% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 181 152 141
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2042 1828 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 55.04% 56.06% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1209 1153
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
UK

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Scotland

C++
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++ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 0 96 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Glasgow -9 90 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Fife +4 16 £31,500 -19.23%
Dundee -1 15 £32,500 +8.33%
Aberdeen +5 9 £42,500 +17.24%
West Lothian +15 4 £35,000 +0.71% 1
Lothian -1 1 £37,500 +1.35%
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 255 (57.17%) Java
2 203 (45.52%) Degree
3 199 (44.62%) Software Engineering
4 162 (36.32%) Computer Science
5 160 (35.87%) C#
6 141 (31.61%) C
7 132 (29.60%) Finance
8 131 (29.37%) Mathematics
9 128 (28.70%) OO
10 108 (24.22%) Physics
11 101 (22.65%) Linux
12 97 (21.75%) .NET
13 93 (20.85%) Python
14 82 (18.39%) Windows
15 68 (15.25%) Banking
16 65 (14.57%) Grid Computing
17 64 (14.35%) Risk Management
18 63 (14.13%) Market Risk
19 62 (13.90%) UNIX
20 58 (13.00%) SQL
20 58 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
21 57 (12.78%) Perl
21 57 (12.78%) Android
22 54 (12.11%) WPF
23 53 (11.88%) Investment Banking
24 46 (10.31%) Financial Institution
25 45 (10.09%) JavaScript
25 45 (10.09%) Investment Management
26 44 (9.87%) Oracle
26 44 (9.87%) OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.24%) Apache
2 8 (1.79%) Node.js
3 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.45%) SAS
3 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Drupal
4 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.22%) Jetty
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (4.26%) MS Office
2 14 (3.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Endur
1 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.57%) Heroku
2 7 (1.57%) OpenShift
2 7 (1.57%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.81%) Ethernet
2 11 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.02%) HTTP
4 5 (1.12%) ATM
5 4 (0.90%) DHCP
6 3 (0.67%) Internet
6 3 (0.67%) DNS
6 3 (0.67%) Firewall
7 2 (0.45%) VPN
7 2 (0.45%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.22%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.22%) AMQP
8 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.22%) CDMA
8 1 (0.22%) SMTP
8 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.16%) NoSQL
3 22 (4.93%) MySQL
4 20 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.91%) KDB
6 9 (2.02%) Big Data
6 9 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.45%) DB2
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.45%) HBase
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.22%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (8.30%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.05%) Subversion
3 13 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.57%) WinDbg
5 7 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.35%) Maven
6 6 (1.35%) FishEye
6 6 (1.35%) JIRA
7 4 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.90%) Hudson
7 4 (0.90%) GCC
7 4 (0.90%) LLVM
8 3 (0.67%) Gradle
8 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.67%) Ant
9 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.22%) GDB
10 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
General
1 132 (29.60%) Finance
2 68 (15.25%) Banking
3 53 (11.88%) Investment Banking
4 46 (10.31%) Financial Institution
5 39 (8.74%) Electronics
6 38 (8.52%) Games
7 14 (3.14%) Front Office
8 11 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.79%) Automotive
10 6 (1.35%) Military
11 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.90%) French Language
13 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Marketing
14 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 230 (51.57%) Developer
2 166 (37.22%) Software Engineer
3 86 (19.28%) Java Developer
4 81 (18.16%) Software Developer
5 68 (15.25%) Senior Developer
6 42 (9.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 36 (8.07%) C++ Developer
8 28 (6.28%) Junior
9 27 (6.05%) Senior Software Developer
10 23 (5.16%) Programmer
11 22 (4.93%) C# Developer
11 22 (4.93%) WPF Developer
12 21 (4.71%) Principal Engineer
12 21 (4.71%) Senior C++ Developer
13 20 (4.48%) Principal Software Engineer
14 19 (4.26%) C++/Java Developer
14 19 (4.26%) C++ Software Developer
14 19 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
14 19 (4.26%) Junior Developer
15 18 (4.04%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (21.75%) .NET
2 54 (12.11%) WPF
3 40 (8.97%) HTML
4 32 (7.17%) OpenGL
5 28 (6.28%) HTML5
6 27 (6.05%) Qt
6 27 (6.05%) CSS
7 20 (4.48%) XML
8 18 (4.04%) Web Services
9 17 (3.81%) MFC
10 16 (3.59%) STL
10 16 (3.59%) Direct3D
11 14 (3.14%) J2EE
12 13 (2.91%) CSS3
13 10 (2.24%) cocos2d
14 9 (2.02%) WCF
14 9 (2.02%) WinForms
15 8 (1.79%) Sass
15 8 (1.79%) LESS
15 8 (1.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 162 (36.32%) Computer Science
2 131 (29.37%) Mathematics
3 108 (24.22%) Physics
4 65 (14.57%) Grid Computing
5 63 (14.13%) Market Risk
6 24 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
7 20 (4.48%) Visualisation
8 16 (3.59%) CUDA
9 15 (3.36%) Equities
10 14 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (3.14%) SystemC
11 11 (2.47%) Mobile Games
12 10 (2.24%) 3D Graphics
12 10 (2.24%) Open Source
13 8 (1.79%) Derivative
14 7 (1.57%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.57%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.57%) Artificial Intelligence
15 6 (1.35%) Firmware
15 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 101 (22.65%) Linux
2 82 (18.39%) Windows
3 62 (13.90%) UNIX
4 57 (12.78%) Android
5 31 (6.95%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.57%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.67%) CentOS
8 3 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (44.62%) Software Engineering
2 128 (28.70%) OO
3 64 (14.35%) Risk Management
4 58 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (10.09%) Investment Management
6 44 (9.87%) OOD
7 41 (9.19%) Unit Testing
8 39 (8.74%) OOP
9 24 (5.38%) TDD
9 24 (5.38%) Game Development
10 23 (5.16%) Test Automation
10 23 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (4.71%) Stress Testing
11 21 (4.71%) Software Testing
12 20 (4.48%) Software Architecture
13 19 (4.26%) Workflow
14 18 (4.04%) Automated Testing
15 17 (3.81%) Refactoring
15 17 (3.81%) Multithreading
15 17 (3.81%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 255 (57.17%) Java
2 160 (35.87%) C#
3 141 (31.61%) C
4 93 (20.85%) Python
5 58 (13.00%) SQL
6 57 (12.78%) Perl
7 45 (10.09%) JavaScript
8 21 (4.71%) PHP
8 21 (4.71%) Ruby
9 17 (3.81%) VC++
9 17 (3.81%) Objective-C
10 15 (3.36%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.69%) Fortran
12 10 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.24%) Scala
13 9 (2.02%) Embedded C
13 9 (2.02%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
15 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 203 (45.52%) Degree
2 25 (5.61%) PhD
3 14 (3.14%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) HND
5 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.14%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) SLA
3 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Gluster
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) KVM
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (2.02%) Puppet
2 8 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.35%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (9.87%) Oracle
2 30 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.69%) Sybase
4 11 (2.47%) Twitter
5 7 (1.57%) Atmel
5 7 (1.57%) Google
6 5 (1.12%) Citrix
7 4 (0.90%) VMware
7 4 (0.90%) Xilinx
7 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.67%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.67%) IBM
8 3 (0.67%) JBoss
9 2 (0.45%) ESRI
9 2 (0.45%) Perforce
9 2 (0.45%) Dell
10 1 (0.22%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.22%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.22%) Siemens
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