The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 49 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 137 196 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.45% 6.00% 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.47% 10.93% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 93 124 127
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,994 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
UK

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
1618 1793 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.55% 54.90% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1156 1064
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 43 £39,000 +5.40% 9
Glasgow -31 38 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Lothian +6 13 £31,500 -18.70% 1
Fife +7 11 £28,500 - 1
Dundee -1 9 £32,500 +8.33%
Aberdeen - 6 £42,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £24,500 - 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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++.

1 167 (53.87%) Java
2 158 (50.97%) C#
3 137 (44.19%) Degree
4 130 (41.94%) Software Engineering
5 122 (39.35%) C
6 110 (35.48%) Computer Science
7 97 (31.29%) .NET
8 92 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (29.03%) Linux
10 73 (23.55%) OO
11 71 (22.90%) Windows
12 70 (22.58%) Python
13 66 (21.29%) Mathematics
14 61 (19.68%) UNIX
15 58 (18.71%) SQL
16 48 (15.48%) JavaScript
17 45 (14.52%) OOP
17 45 (14.52%) Physics
18 43 (13.87%) Unit Testing
19 42 (13.55%) Oracle
20 40 (12.90%) Finance
21 39 (12.58%) Web Services
22 38 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (11.94%) Visual Studio
23 37 (11.94%) HTML
24 36 (11.61%) Qt
25 34 (10.97%) Relational Database
25 34 (10.97%) TDD
26 32 (10.32%) Perl
26 32 (10.32%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (1.61%) Apache
2 2 (0.65%) JBoss
2 2 (0.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.32%) Node.js
3 1 (0.32%) Drupal
3 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Simulink
3 1 (0.32%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Endur
1 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.87%) Google Compute Engine
1 12 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
1 12 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.29%) Heroku
2 4 (1.29%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) PaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.42%) HTTP
2 19 (6.13%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.90%) Internet
4 6 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.29%) tcpdump
5 4 (1.29%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.65%) SNMP
6 2 (0.65%) SMTP
6 2 (0.65%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) ATM
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.97%) Relational Database
2 27 (8.71%) SQL Server
3 25 (8.06%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.16%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.87%) MySQL
6 9 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.29%) Big Data
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) KDB
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.32%) SQLite
11 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.45%) Subversion
3 8 (2.58%) CMake
4 7 (2.26%) Clang
4 7 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.61%) GCC
5 5 (1.61%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.29%) NUnit
6 4 (1.29%) Introscope
6 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.65%) Maven
8 2 (0.65%) LLVM
8 2 (0.65%) Selenium
9 1 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.32%) Gradle
9 1 (0.32%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (12.90%) Finance
2 27 (8.71%) Electronics
3 19 (6.13%) Banking
4 11 (3.55%) Games
4 11 (3.55%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.97%) Marketing
6 3 (0.97%) Automotive
6 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.97%) Military
6 3 (0.97%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Avionics
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 130 (41.94%) Developer
2 103 (33.23%) Software Engineer
3 61 (19.68%) Software Developer
4 25 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 22 (7.10%) Java Developer
6 20 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 17 (5.48%) Analyst
7 17 (5.48%) Architect
8 15 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (4.52%) Junior
10 13 (4.19%) C++ Software Developer
11 12 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (3.55%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.90%) Graduate
13 9 (2.90%) Programmer
14 8 (2.58%) QA Engineer
14 8 (2.58%) Junior Developer
14 8 (2.58%) Senior Software Developer
14 8 (2.58%) Support Analyst
14 8 (2.58%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (31.29%) .NET
2 39 (12.58%) Web Services
3 37 (11.94%) HTML
4 36 (11.61%) Qt
5 32 (10.32%) CSS
6 30 (9.68%) WPF
7 29 (9.35%) OpenGL
8 27 (8.71%) STL
9 20 (6.45%) ASP.NET
9 20 (6.45%) MFC
10 19 (6.13%) Direct3D
11 13 (4.19%) WinForms
12 12 (3.87%) Spring
12 12 (3.87%) Java EE
12 12 (3.87%) HTML5
13 11 (3.55%) XML
14 10 (3.23%) REST
15 8 (2.58%) .NET Framework
15 8 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 110 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 66 (21.29%) Mathematics
3 45 (14.52%) Physics
4 31 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (7.10%) Visualisation
6 21 (6.77%) Embedded Systems
7 20 (6.45%) Open Source
8 19 (6.13%) CUDA
9 14 (4.52%) Grid Computing
10 13 (4.19%) Market Risk
10 13 (4.19%) Equities
10 13 (4.19%) GIS
11 10 (3.23%) Algorithms
12 9 (2.90%) User Experience
13 8 (2.58%) Mobile App
14 7 (2.26%) Hedge funds
14 7 (2.26%) Derivative
15 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.97%) Statistics
16 3 (0.97%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 90 (29.03%) Linux
2 71 (22.90%) Windows
3 61 (19.68%) UNIX
4 25 (8.06%) Android
5 18 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 10 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.94%) Solaris
9 5 (1.61%) CentOS
9 5 (1.61%) Windows CE
10 4 (1.29%) Fedora
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.97%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.32%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (41.94%) Software Engineering
2 92 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (23.55%) OO
4 45 (14.52%) OOP
5 43 (13.87%) Unit Testing
6 38 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (10.97%) TDD
8 31 (10.00%) Scrum
9 24 (7.74%) OOD
10 22 (7.10%) MVC
11 20 (6.45%) Automated Testing
11 20 (6.45%) Linear Algebra
11 20 (6.45%) Software Architecture
12 19 (6.13%) Waterfall
12 19 (6.13%) Investment Management
12 19 (6.13%) 3D Visualisation
13 18 (5.81%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.81%) Multithreading
14 14 (4.52%) Risk Management
15 12 (3.87%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 167 (53.87%) Java
2 158 (50.97%) C#
3 122 (39.35%) C
4 70 (22.58%) Python
5 58 (18.71%) SQL
6 48 (15.48%) JavaScript
7 32 (10.32%) Perl
8 21 (6.77%) VC++
9 19 (6.13%) PHP
10 17 (5.48%) Shell Script
11 13 (4.19%) Ruby
12 10 (3.23%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.58%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.26%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.29%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.29%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.29%) VB
15 4 (1.29%) ActionScript
15 4 (1.29%) ActionScript 3.0
16 3 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 137 (44.19%) Degree
2 7 (2.26%) HND
3 6 (1.94%) PhD
4 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.52%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.26%) Firmware
2 4 (1.29%) Snort
2 4 (1.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (4.19%) Puppet
1 13 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.87%) CFEngine
3 3 (0.97%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.65%) OpenView
4 2 (0.65%) SCCM
4 2 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (13.55%) Oracle
2 22 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.87%) Google
4 9 (2.90%) Dell
5 8 (2.58%) Sybase
5 8 (2.58%) Xamarin
6 7 (2.26%) Twitter
7 5 (1.61%) HP
8 4 (1.29%) Kony
9 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.32%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.32%) SAP
10 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.32%) Apple
10 1 (0.32%) Informatica
10 1 (0.32%) Intel
10 1 (0.32%) VMware
10 1 (0.32%) Hyland
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
e-Recruiter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24k-£39k dependent on experience + pension scheme + bonuses
Posted: 10 days ago
Bellshill
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits + Great Working Environment
Posted: 11 days ago
Fife
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Scotland
Maidsafe
Posted: 19 days ago