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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 64 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 108 253 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.39% 6.80% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.68% 12.25% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 66 202 156
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1616 2065 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.69% 55.54% 57.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1408 1225
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -23 51 £39,750 -0.62% 14
Glasgow -39 30 £42,500 -22.72% 6
Fife +3 10 £35,000 -10.25% 2
North Lanarkshire - 6 - -
Dundee -15 4 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Aberdeen +19 2 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Lothian -12 2 - - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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++.

1 108 (47.16%) Software Engineering
2 103 (44.98%) Java
3 99 (43.23%) C
4 94 (41.05%) C#
5 83 (36.24%) Degree
6 81 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (29.26%) Computer Science
8 66 (28.82%) Linux
9 59 (25.76%) .NET
10 58 (25.33%) SDLC
11 57 (24.89%) Windows
12 48 (20.96%) Python
12 48 (20.96%) SQL
13 44 (19.21%) Mathematics
14 43 (18.78%) OO
15 42 (18.34%) UNIX
15 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
16 40 (17.47%) HTML
17 35 (15.28%) TDD
18 32 (13.97%) Visual Studio
19 29 (12.66%) OOP
20 28 (12.23%) Software Architecture
21 27 (11.79%) Unit Testing
21 27 (11.79%) Finance
22 26 (11.35%) Electronics
23 25 (10.92%) Qt
23 25 (10.92%) Relational Database
24 24 (10.48%) Ethernet
25 23 (10.04%) Subversion
26 22 (9.61%) Physics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (1.75%) SAS
2 2 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.44%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.48%) Ethernet
2 12 (5.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.06%) Internet
4 6 (2.62%) HTTP
5 4 (1.75%) DHCP
6 3 (1.31%) Wireless
7 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.87%) DLNA
7 2 (0.87%) SNMP
7 2 (0.87%) ICMP
7 2 (0.87%) DNS
8 1 (0.44%) ATM
8 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.44%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.44%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.92%) Relational Database
2 16 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.68%) MySQL
4 10 (4.37%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.62%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.31%) Big Data
7 3 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.31%) SQLite
7 3 (1.31%) KDB
8 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.44%) MSDE
9 1 (0.44%) DB2
9 1 (0.44%) OLAP
9 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (13.97%) Visual Studio
2 23 (10.04%) Subversion
3 7 (3.06%) JUnit
4 6 (2.62%) CMake
5 5 (2.18%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.31%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.31%) GCC
6 3 (1.31%) Clang
7 2 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.87%) Mocha
7 2 (0.87%) VectorCAST
7 2 (0.87%) Ant
7 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.87%) Gradle
7 2 (0.87%) Maven
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) TestNG
8 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (11.79%) Finance
2 26 (11.35%) Electronics
3 14 (6.11%) Banking
4 12 (5.24%) Multimedia
5 8 (3.49%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.62%) Automotive
6 6 (2.62%) Games
7 5 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.75%) Avionics
9 3 (1.31%) Military
10 2 (0.87%) Retail
10 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.44%) Front Office
11 1 (0.44%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (40.61%) Software Engineer
2 83 (36.24%) Developer
3 19 (8.30%) Java Developer
4 18 (7.86%) Software Developer
5 17 (7.42%) C++ Developer
5 17 (7.42%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.68%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.24%) Analyst
8 11 (4.80%) Graduate
8 11 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (3.93%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (3.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (3.49%) Junior
10 8 (3.49%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.49%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (2.62%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (2.62%) Support Team Leader
11 6 (2.62%) Programmer
11 6 (2.62%) UI Developer
11 6 (2.62%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.76%) .NET
2 40 (17.47%) HTML
3 25 (10.92%) Qt
4 20 (8.73%) STL
4 20 (8.73%) MFC
5 19 (8.30%) CSS
5 19 (8.30%) OpenGL
6 18 (7.86%) WPF
7 17 (7.42%) Web Services
8 15 (6.55%) Hibernate
9 13 (5.68%) WinForms
9 13 (5.68%) Direct3D
10 12 (5.24%) JPA
10 12 (5.24%) Java RMI
10 12 (5.24%) JNI
11 9 (3.93%) XML
11 9 (3.93%) HTML5
12 8 (3.49%) ASP.NET
13 7 (3.06%) FIX Protocol
14 6 (2.62%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (29.26%) Computer Science
2 44 (19.21%) Mathematics
3 22 (9.61%) Physics
4 19 (8.30%) Visualisation
5 17 (7.42%) Algorithms
6 14 (6.11%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.68%) CUDA
8 6 (2.62%) User Experience
8 6 (2.62%) GIS
8 6 (2.62%) Device Driver
9 5 (2.18%) Equities
9 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.75%) Telematics
10 4 (1.75%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.75%) Derivative
10 4 (1.75%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.31%) SCADA
11 3 (1.31%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.82%) Linux
2 57 (24.89%) Windows
3 42 (18.34%) UNIX
4 19 (8.30%) Android
5 8 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.06%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.31%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.87%) OpenWrt
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.87%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (47.16%) Software Engineering
2 81 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (25.33%) SDLC
4 43 (18.78%) OO
5 35 (15.28%) TDD
6 29 (12.66%) OOP
7 28 (12.23%) Software Architecture
8 27 (11.79%) Unit Testing
9 22 (9.61%) Waterfall
10 20 (8.73%) UML
11 19 (8.30%) Scrum
11 19 (8.30%) Multithreading
11 19 (8.30%) Linear Algebra
12 18 (7.86%) 3D Visualisation
12 18 (7.86%) Open Source
13 13 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.68%) OOD
13 13 (5.68%) Performance Analysis
14 12 (5.24%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (44.98%) Java
2 99 (43.23%) C
3 94 (41.05%) C#
4 48 (20.96%) SQL
4 48 (20.96%) Python
5 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.86%) PHP
6 18 (7.86%) VC++
7 17 (7.42%) Perl
8 14 (6.11%) VB
9 10 (4.37%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.37%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.93%) Embedded C++
11 8 (3.49%) Embedded C
12 6 (2.62%) Tcl
13 4 (1.75%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.75%) Ruby
14 3 (1.31%) Lisp
14 3 (1.31%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.87%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 83 (36.24%) Degree
2 8 (3.49%) PhD
3 3 (1.31%) HND
4 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.31%) SLA
1 3 (1.31%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.44%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (3.06%) Firmware
2 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Iperf
Vendors
1 20 (8.73%) Oracle
2 9 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.62%) Sybase
4 4 (1.75%) Atmel
5 3 (1.31%) Hyland
6 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.87%) Wind River
6 2 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.44%) Intel
7 1 (0.44%) Siemens
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) Sage
7 1 (0.44%) Pega
7 1 (0.44%) Twitter
7 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45,000 + Benefits + Re-location
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Career Progression
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 + Benefits + Re-location
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Posted: 6 days ago
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OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
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Posted: 12 days ago
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Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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