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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 61 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 106 209 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.37% 5.27% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 10.33% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 76 164 119
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
1644 2023 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.34% 50.98% 58.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1384 1061
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 April 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 28 April 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 -6 47 £38,500 -4.93% 10
Glasgow -46 17 £42,500 -19.04% 7
Fife -1 10 £28,750 -30.72% 4
Dundee -3 9 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Aberdeen +27 8 £46,250 +2.77%
West Lothian -7 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 - - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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++.

1 118 (48.96%) C#
2 113 (46.89%) Java
3 106 (43.98%) C
4 100 (41.49%) Software Engineering
5 86 (35.68%) Degree
6 82 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (30.29%) .NET
8 71 (29.46%) Computer Science
9 65 (26.97%) Linux
10 59 (24.48%) Windows
11 54 (22.41%) UNIX
12 51 (21.16%) SQL
13 48 (19.92%) OO
14 45 (18.67%) Python
15 40 (16.60%) Qt
16 39 (16.18%) JavaScript
17 38 (15.77%) Mathematics
18 37 (15.35%) HTML
19 34 (14.11%) Visual Studio
20 32 (13.28%) OOP
21 31 (12.86%) TDD
21 31 (12.86%) Finance
21 31 (12.86%) WPF
22 30 (12.45%) OpenGL
23 29 (12.03%) Scrum
24 28 (11.62%) Electronics
24 28 (11.62%) Unit Testing
25 26 (10.79%) Software Architecture
25 26 (10.79%) Oracle
26 24 (9.96%) STL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (1.24%) Apache
1 3 (1.24%) SAS
2 1 (0.41%) Drupal
2 1 (0.41%) Node.js
2 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.41%) Endur
1 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.41%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.13%) Ethernet
2 12 (4.98%) Internet
3 10 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.24%) DNS
4 3 (1.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) ATM
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.41%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.13%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.88%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.56%) MySQL
5 10 (4.15%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.66%) SQLite
7 4 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.24%) KDB
9 2 (0.83%) MSDE
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) Big Data
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.41%) DB2
10 1 (0.41%) OLAP
10 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (14.11%) Visual Studio
2 22 (9.13%) Subversion
3 10 (4.15%) CMake
4 9 (3.73%) Clang
5 5 (2.07%) GCC
5 5 (2.07%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.66%) Introscope
7 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.24%) WinDbg
7 3 (1.24%) Maven
8 2 (0.83%) Ant
8 2 (0.83%) JUnit
8 2 (0.83%) Gradle
9 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.41%) Mockito
9 1 (0.41%) CodeWarrior
9 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.41%) Selenium
9 1 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 31 (12.86%) Finance
2 28 (11.62%) Electronics
3 14 (5.81%) Banking
4 8 (3.32%) Multimedia
4 8 (3.32%) Automotive
5 6 (2.49%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.49%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.49%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.83%) Avionics
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (41.91%) Developer
2 83 (34.44%) Software Engineer
3 32 (13.28%) Software Developer
4 22 (9.13%) Senior Developer
5 18 (7.47%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.64%) C++ Developer
7 11 (4.56%) Applications Support
7 11 (4.56%) Analyst
8 10 (4.15%) Junior
8 10 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (4.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (4.15%) UI Developer
8 10 (4.15%) UI Programmer
8 10 (4.15%) Qt Developer
9 8 (3.32%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (3.32%) Graduate
9 8 (3.32%) Programmer
10 7 (2.90%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (30.29%) .NET
2 40 (16.60%) Qt
3 37 (15.35%) HTML
4 31 (12.86%) WPF
5 30 (12.45%) OpenGL
6 24 (9.96%) STL
7 23 (9.54%) Web Services
7 23 (9.54%) CSS
8 20 (8.30%) MFC
9 18 (7.47%) Direct3D
10 14 (5.81%) HTML5
11 11 (4.56%) Hibernate
11 11 (4.56%) WinForms
12 10 (4.15%) Qt Quick
13 8 (3.32%) Spring
13 8 (3.32%) JNI
13 8 (3.32%) DirectX
13 8 (3.32%) ASP.NET
13 8 (3.32%) Java RMI
13 8 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 71 (29.46%) Computer Science
2 38 (15.77%) Mathematics
3 24 (9.96%) Physics
4 23 (9.54%) Open Source
5 19 (7.88%) Visualisation
6 18 (7.47%) CUDA
7 14 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.56%) GIS
9 10 (4.15%) Equities
9 10 (4.15%) User Experience
10 9 (3.73%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.49%) Derivative
11 6 (2.49%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.07%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (2.07%) Grid Computing
12 5 (2.07%) Telematics
12 5 (2.07%) Market Risk
13 4 (1.66%) Device Driver
14 3 (1.24%) Hedge funds
14 3 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.97%) Linux
2 59 (24.48%) Windows
3 54 (22.41%) UNIX
4 19 (7.88%) Android
5 14 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 10 (4.15%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.66%) Windows CE
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.24%) OpenWrt
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.83%) Solaris
10 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.49%) Software Engineering
2 82 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.92%) OO
4 32 (13.28%) OOP
5 31 (12.86%) TDD
6 29 (12.03%) Scrum
7 28 (11.62%) Unit Testing
8 26 (10.79%) Software Architecture
9 20 (8.30%) Waterfall
10 19 (7.88%) Linear Algebra
11 18 (7.47%) 3D Visualisation
12 17 (7.05%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.64%) Multithreading
13 16 (6.64%) MVC
14 15 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (5.39%) OOD
16 12 (4.98%) Performance Analysis
17 10 (4.15%) Project Management
17 10 (4.15%) UML
17 10 (4.15%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 118 (48.96%) C#
2 113 (46.89%) Java
3 106 (43.98%) C
4 51 (21.16%) SQL
5 45 (18.67%) Python
6 39 (16.18%) JavaScript
7 24 (9.96%) Perl
8 20 (8.30%) VC++
9 13 (5.39%) PHP
10 11 (4.56%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.15%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.32%) Ruby
13 7 (2.90%) Embedded C
14 6 (2.49%) VB
14 6 (2.49%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.49%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.07%) Embedded C++
16 3 (1.24%) Lisp
17 2 (0.83%) Groovy
17 2 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 86 (35.68%) Degree
2 9 (3.73%) PhD
3 5 (2.07%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.41%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (2.90%) Firmware
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 26 (10.79%) Oracle
2 12 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.49%) Sybase
4 4 (1.66%) Atmel
5 3 (1.24%) HP
5 3 (1.24%) Hyland
6 2 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.41%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter
7 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.41%) Dell
7 1 (0.41%) Intel
7 1 (0.41%) Siemens
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.41%) Sage
7 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.41%) Pega
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