The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 57 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 106 129 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.79% 3.95% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.25% 7.95% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 51 78 156
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1462 1622 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.27% 49.66% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 884 990 1306
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Scotland

C++
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 47 £43,000 +14.66% 8
Glasgow -6 35 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Fife -1 7 £37,500 -1.31% 1
West Lothian +8 6 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Aberdeen +7 6 - -
Dundee +6 2 £45,000 +23.28%
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for C++.

1 120 (56.34%) C#
2 114 (53.52%) Java
3 95 (44.60%) Software Engineering
4 82 (38.50%) Python
5 81 (38.03%) Degree
6 65 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (28.64%) OO
8 57 (26.76%) SQL
8 57 (26.76%) Finance
9 52 (24.41%) C
10 41 (19.25%) .NET
11 40 (18.78%) Computer Science
12 38 (17.84%) Mathematics
12 38 (17.84%) JavaScript
13 37 (17.37%) Windows
14 36 (16.90%) Oracle
15 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (15.02%) Linux
17 30 (14.08%) TDD
17 30 (14.08%) Derivative
17 30 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (12.21%) Relational Database
18 26 (12.21%) Sybase
19 25 (11.74%) Perl
19 25 (11.74%) Unit Testing
20 23 (10.80%) OTC Derivatives
20 23 (10.80%) Microsoft
21 22 (10.33%) Physics
22 21 (9.86%) MVC
22 21 (9.86%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.10%) Apache
2 12 (5.63%) Apache Qpid
2 12 (5.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (4.23%) IIS
3 9 (4.23%) SAS
4 7 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.82%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.41%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.94%) JBoss
7 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS Office
2 2 (0.94%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.47%) Maya
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) RMDS
1 4 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.63%) GitHub
1 12 (5.63%) Google App Engine
1 12 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
1 12 (5.63%) Google Compute Engine
1 12 (5.63%) Heroku
1 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (5.63%) PaaS
1 12 (5.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.98%) HTTP
2 12 (5.63%) AMQP
2 12 (5.63%) Firewall
2 12 (5.63%) Internet
2 12 (5.63%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.88%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.88%) Multicast
4 4 (1.88%) RS-232
5 3 (1.41%) FTP
5 3 (1.41%) RS-485
5 3 (1.41%) SNMP
6 2 (0.94%) Modbus
6 2 (0.94%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.47%) DECT
7 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.47%) Skype
7 1 (0.47%) UWB
7 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.21%) Relational Database
2 20 (9.39%) RDBMS
2 20 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.92%) Big Data
4 14 (6.57%) MySQL
5 13 (6.10%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.23%) GIS
8 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.41%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.41%) Parquet
10 2 (0.94%) DB2
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.47%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) Redis
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.82%) JUnit
4 5 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (2.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (2.35%) Subversion
5 4 (1.88%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.88%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.41%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (1.41%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.41%) Maven
7 2 (0.94%) JIRA
8 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.47%) Trac
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (26.76%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Banking
3 12 (5.63%) Billing
3 12 (5.63%) Electronics
4 9 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.76%) Marketing
6 7 (3.29%) Games
7 6 (2.82%) Legal
8 5 (2.35%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.35%) Front Office
8 5 (2.35%) Military
9 3 (1.41%) Publishing
10 2 (0.94%) Advertising
10 2 (0.94%) Avionics
10 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (34.27%) Developer
2 63 (29.58%) Software Engineer
3 21 (9.86%) Architect
4 19 (8.92%) C++ Developer
5 18 (8.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (7.04%) Python Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Embedded Engineer
8 12 (5.63%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (5.63%) Service Architect
9 11 (5.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (5.16%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) Big Data Developer
11 9 (4.23%) Applications Developer
11 9 (4.23%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.23%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Server Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.25%) .NET
2 19 (8.92%) HTML
3 17 (7.98%) CSS
4 15 (7.04%) Java EE
5 14 (6.57%) Web Services
6 12 (5.63%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (5.16%) HTML5
8 10 (4.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (4.69%) XML
9 9 (4.23%) REST
10 8 (3.76%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.76%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.29%) jQuery
11 7 (3.29%) Middleware
12 6 (2.82%) XSLT
13 5 (2.35%) LESS
13 5 (2.35%) Spring
13 5 (2.35%) STL
14 4 (1.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.78%) Computer Science
2 38 (17.84%) Mathematics
3 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (14.08%) Derivative
5 23 (10.80%) OTC Derivatives
6 22 (10.33%) Physics
7 19 (8.92%) Credit Risk
8 17 (7.98%) Grid Computing
9 16 (7.51%) Algorithms
9 16 (7.51%) Data Centre
10 12 (5.63%) Blog
11 10 (4.69%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (3.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (3.29%) Visualisation
14 6 (2.82%) Virtual Team
15 5 (2.35%) Driving Licence
15 5 (2.35%) Social Media
15 5 (2.35%) VHDL
16 4 (1.88%) Artificial Intelligence
16 4 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.37%) Windows
2 32 (15.02%) Linux
3 14 (6.57%) Unix
4 12 (5.63%) Android
4 12 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.16%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.35%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (44.60%) Software Engineering
2 65 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (28.64%) OO
4 30 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (14.08%) TDD
5 25 (11.74%) Unit Testing
6 21 (9.86%) MVC
6 21 (9.86%) Scrum
7 19 (8.92%) Monte Carlo Method
8 17 (7.98%) Integration Testing
8 17 (7.98%) Service Delivery
8 17 (7.98%) SOA
8 17 (7.98%) System Integration Testing
8 17 (7.98%) Translating Business Requirements
8 17 (7.98%) Use Case
9 16 (7.51%) OOD
10 14 (6.57%) OOP
11 13 (6.10%) Automated Testing
11 13 (6.10%) Capacity Management
11 13 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 120 (56.34%) C#
2 114 (53.52%) Java
3 82 (38.50%) Python
4 57 (26.76%) SQL
5 52 (24.41%) C
6 38 (17.84%) JavaScript
7 25 (11.74%) Perl
8 20 (9.39%) PL/SQL
8 20 (9.39%) PowerShell
9 15 (7.04%) Ruby
10 11 (5.16%) Delphi
11 9 (4.23%) PHP
12 8 (3.76%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.82%) Fortran
14 5 (2.35%) VB
14 5 (2.35%) VBScript
15 4 (1.88%) C-shell
15 4 (1.88%) Dart
15 4 (1.88%) Korn
15 4 (1.88%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 81 (38.03%) Degree
2 14 (6.57%) PhD
3 6 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.47%) ISO13485
1 1 (0.47%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (5.63%) Docker
1 12 (5.63%) Firmware
2 2 (0.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.63%) CFEngine
2 12 (5.63%) Puppet
3 4 (1.88%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 3 (1.41%) Fluentd
4 3 (1.41%) Nagios
4 3 (1.41%) Nessus
4 3 (1.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (16.90%) Oracle
2 26 (12.21%) Sybase
3 23 (10.80%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.63%) Google
5 11 (5.16%) Informatica
6 6 (2.82%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.35%) Siemens
8 4 (1.88%) SAP
8 4 (1.88%) Solace
9 3 (1.41%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.41%) Qualys
9 3 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.41%) Splunk
9 3 (1.41%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.94%) CA
11 1 (0.47%) Allen-Bradley
11 1 (0.47%) RedGate
11 1 (0.47%) Twitter
11 1 (0.47%) VMware
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