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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 58 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 120 224 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.81% 6.20% 6.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.57% 11.30% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 75 172 148
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1586 1983 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.32% 54.87% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1311 1182
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,120 £28,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -22 55 £38,500 -3.75% 12
Glasgow -20 42 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Dundee -3 11 £36,500 +12.30% 3
Fife -5 7 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Aberdeen +11 3 £40,000 -5.88%
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (51.30%) Software Engineering
2 114 (49.57%) Java
3 105 (45.65%) C#
4 91 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (36.96%) C
6 84 (36.52%) Degree
7 70 (30.43%) Linux
8 66 (28.70%) Computer Science
9 64 (27.83%) Python
10 63 (27.39%) Windows
11 62 (26.96%) .NET
12 57 (24.78%) OO
13 56 (24.35%) Mathematics
14 54 (23.48%) SDLC
15 50 (21.74%) SQL
16 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
16 40 (17.39%) TDD
17 39 (16.96%) UNIX
18 36 (15.65%) HTML
19 34 (14.78%) Android
20 32 (13.91%) OOP
21 31 (13.48%) Algorithms
22 30 (13.04%) Finance
22 30 (13.04%) Unit Testing
23 29 (12.61%) Visual Studio
24 26 (11.30%) Scrum
24 26 (11.30%) Software Architecture
25 24 (10.43%) Subversion
25 24 (10.43%) UML
25 24 (10.43%) Ethernet

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (2.17%) SAS
2 3 (1.30%) Apache
3 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.43%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.43%) Ethernet
2 11 (4.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.04%) HTTP
4 4 (1.74%) Wireless
4 4 (1.74%) DHCP
5 2 (0.87%) DLNA
5 2 (0.87%) ICMP
5 2 (0.87%) Firewall
5 2 (0.87%) UPnP
5 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.87%) SNMP
5 2 (0.87%) DNS
6 1 (0.43%) Internet
6 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.57%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.52%) MySQL
2 15 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.17%) Big Data
5 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.30%) SQLite
6 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.43%) OLAP
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.61%) Visual Studio
2 24 (10.43%) Subversion
3 11 (4.78%) JUnit
4 7 (3.04%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.17%) Maven
6 3 (1.30%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.30%) GCC
6 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.30%) Clang
7 2 (0.87%) Mocha
7 2 (0.87%) VectorCAST
7 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.87%) Gradle
7 2 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.87%) JIRA
7 2 (0.87%) Ant
8 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.43%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 30 (13.04%) Finance
2 23 (10.00%) Electronics
3 15 (6.52%) Games
4 11 (4.78%) Banking
5 9 (3.91%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.17%) Automotive
7 3 (1.30%) Front Office
7 3 (1.30%) Military
7 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.30%) Avionics
8 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (43.04%) Software Engineer
2 85 (36.96%) Developer
3 24 (10.43%) C++ Developer
4 18 (7.83%) Software Developer
5 14 (6.09%) Graduate
6 11 (4.78%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.35%) Programmer
7 10 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 10 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
8 9 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (3.48%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (3.48%) Team Leader
9 8 (3.48%) Analyst
10 6 (2.61%) Junior
10 6 (2.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (2.61%) Support Team Leader
10 6 (2.61%) Application Support Team Leader
11 5 (2.17%) AWS Developer
11 5 (2.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (26.96%) .NET
2 36 (15.65%) HTML
3 19 (8.26%) MFC
3 19 (8.26%) STL
4 18 (7.83%) CSS
5 17 (7.39%) Web Services
6 16 (6.96%) Qt
7 15 (6.52%) OpenGL
8 14 (6.09%) WinForms
9 12 (5.22%) Hibernate
10 11 (4.78%) WPF
10 11 (4.78%) XML
11 9 (3.91%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.91%) Java RMI
11 9 (3.91%) JNI
11 9 (3.91%) Java SE
11 9 (3.91%) JPA
11 9 (3.91%) HTML5
11 9 (3.91%) Direct3D
12 8 (3.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.70%) Computer Science
2 56 (24.35%) Mathematics
3 31 (13.48%) Algorithms
4 23 (10.00%) Physics
5 19 (8.26%) Visualisation
5 19 (8.26%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.91%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.91%) CUDA
7 9 (3.91%) GIS
8 8 (3.48%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.61%) Device Driver
10 5 (2.17%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.74%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.74%) Telematics
12 3 (1.30%) iPhone
12 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.30%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (30.43%) Linux
2 63 (27.39%) Windows
3 39 (16.96%) UNIX
4 34 (14.78%) Android
5 21 (9.13%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.30%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.87%) OpenWrt
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.87%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (51.30%) Software Engineering
2 91 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (24.78%) OO
4 54 (23.48%) SDLC
5 40 (17.39%) TDD
6 32 (13.91%) OOP
7 30 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 26 (11.30%) Software Architecture
8 26 (11.30%) Scrum
9 24 (10.43%) UML
10 22 (9.57%) Waterfall
11 19 (8.26%) OOD
12 18 (7.83%) 3D Visualisation
12 18 (7.83%) Linear Algebra
13 17 (7.39%) Multithreading
14 16 (6.96%) Open Source
15 15 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (5.65%) Software Testing
17 11 (4.78%) OOA/OOD
17 11 (4.78%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (49.57%) Java
2 105 (45.65%) C#
3 85 (36.96%) C
4 64 (27.83%) Python
5 50 (21.74%) SQL
6 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 18 (7.83%) PHP
7 18 (7.83%) VC++
8 13 (5.65%) VB
9 12 (5.22%) Perl
10 10 (4.35%) Ruby
11 9 (3.91%) Embedded C++
11 9 (3.91%) Tcl
11 9 (3.91%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.48%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.48%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.74%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.30%) Lisp
14 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (36.52%) Degree
2 8 (3.48%) PhD
3 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.48%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Iperf
Vendors
1 20 (8.70%) Oracle
2 9 (3.91%) Sybase
2 9 (3.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.74%) Atmel
4 3 (1.30%) Hyland
4 3 (1.30%) SAP
5 2 (0.87%) Informatica
5 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.87%) Wind River
5 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.43%) Twitter
6 1 (0.43%) Pega
6 1 (0.43%) Intel
6 1 (0.43%) Siemens
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.43%) Sage
6 1 (0.43%) VMware
6 1 (0.43%) IBM
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