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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 56 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 116 189 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.89% 5.65% 5.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.40% 10.35% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 83 137 89
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
1568 1826 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.64% 54.54% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1210 969
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -5 40 £38,500 +4.05% 13
Glasgow -36 23 £41,750 -12.10% 1
West Lothian +1 13 £32,500 -15.58%
Dundee +1 11 £32,500 -14.47% 3
Aberdeen +13 7 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Fife -3 6 £28,500 -31.32% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £24,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 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++.

1 140 (51.85%) C#
2 130 (48.15%) Java
3 115 (42.59%) C
4 109 (40.37%) Software Engineering
5 104 (38.52%) Degree
6 90 (33.33%) .NET
7 85 (31.48%) Computer Science
8 84 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (28.52%) Linux
10 69 (25.56%) Windows
11 62 (22.96%) OO
12 54 (20.00%) UNIX
13 53 (19.63%) SQL
14 52 (19.26%) Python
15 49 (18.15%) Mathematics
16 48 (17.78%) JavaScript
17 43 (15.93%) HTML
18 41 (15.19%) Qt
19 39 (14.44%) Unit Testing
20 38 (14.07%) OOP
21 36 (13.33%) Visual Studio
22 34 (12.59%) Finance
22 34 (12.59%) Physics
23 33 (12.22%) Scrum
23 33 (12.22%) Web Services
24 32 (11.85%) WPF
24 32 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
25 31 (11.48%) CSS
25 31 (11.48%) OpenGL
26 30 (11.11%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (1.48%) Apache
2 2 (0.74%) JBoss
2 2 (0.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.37%) Drupal
3 1 (0.37%) Node.js
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Simulink
3 1 (0.37%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.37%) Endur
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.85%) Google Compute Engine
1 5 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.74%) Heroku
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 15 (5.56%) HTTP
3 12 (4.44%) Internet
4 7 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.37%) SNMP
5 1 (0.37%) ATM
5 1 (0.37%) SMTP
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.63%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.30%) RDBMS
4 13 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.07%) MySQL
6 9 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.11%) SQLite
9 3 (1.11%) KDB
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.74%) MSDE
11 1 (0.37%) MS Access
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.04%) Subversion
3 10 (3.70%) CMake
3 10 (3.70%) Clang
4 6 (2.22%) GCC
5 5 (1.85%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.48%) Introscope
6 4 (1.48%) NUnit
6 4 (1.48%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.11%) Maven
7 3 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.74%) Ant
8 2 (0.74%) Selenium
8 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.74%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.74%) Gradle
8 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.37%) Mockito
9 1 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (12.59%) Finance
2 26 (9.63%) Electronics
3 12 (4.44%) Banking
4 9 (3.33%) Games
5 6 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.22%) Automotive
6 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.85%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.11%) Military
7 3 (1.11%) Retail
8 2 (0.74%) Avionics
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (42.59%) Developer
2 88 (32.59%) Software Engineer
3 54 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 24 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 16 (5.93%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 11 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (4.07%) Analyst
8 10 (3.70%) Architect
8 10 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (3.70%) UI Developer
8 10 (3.70%) UI Programmer
8 10 (3.70%) Qt Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Junior
9 9 (3.33%) Programmer
10 8 (2.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (2.96%) C++ Software Developer
10 8 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (2.59%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (33.33%) .NET
2 43 (15.93%) HTML
3 41 (15.19%) Qt
4 33 (12.22%) Web Services
5 32 (11.85%) WPF
6 31 (11.48%) OpenGL
6 31 (11.48%) CSS
7 26 (9.63%) STL
8 22 (8.15%) ASP.NET
9 19 (7.04%) MFC
10 18 (6.67%) Direct3D
11 14 (5.19%) HTML5
12 13 (4.81%) WinForms
13 12 (4.44%) Spring
14 10 (3.70%) REST
14 10 (3.70%) Qt Quick
15 8 (2.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.96%) .NET Framework
15 8 (2.96%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 85 (31.48%) Computer Science
2 49 (18.15%) Mathematics
3 34 (12.59%) Physics
4 23 (8.52%) Open Source
5 21 (7.78%) Visualisation
6 18 (6.67%) CUDA
7 14 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (4.81%) GIS
8 13 (4.81%) Equities
9 12 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (3.70%) User Experience
11 9 (3.33%) Mobile App
12 8 (2.96%) Algorithms
13 7 (2.59%) Hedge funds
14 6 (2.22%) Market Risk
14 6 (2.22%) Grid Computing
14 6 (2.22%) Derivative
15 4 (1.48%) Device Driver
15 4 (1.48%) Telematics
16 3 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 77 (28.52%) Linux
2 69 (25.56%) Windows
3 54 (20.00%) UNIX
4 19 (7.04%) Android
5 14 (5.19%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.81%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.48%) Solaris
10 3 (1.11%) Windows CE
10 3 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.11%) OpenWrt
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.74%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (40.37%) Software Engineering
2 84 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (22.96%) OO
4 39 (14.44%) Unit Testing
5 38 (14.07%) OOP
6 33 (12.22%) Scrum
7 32 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (11.11%) TDD
9 23 (8.52%) MVC
10 22 (8.15%) Software Architecture
11 20 (7.41%) Multithreading
11 20 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 19 (7.04%) Linear Algebra
13 18 (6.67%) 3D Visualisation
13 18 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 18 (6.67%) OOD
14 14 (5.19%) Investment Management
15 13 (4.81%) Embedded Software Development
15 13 (4.81%) MVVM
16 12 (4.44%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (51.85%) C#
2 130 (48.15%) Java
3 115 (42.59%) C
4 53 (19.63%) SQL
5 52 (19.26%) Python
6 48 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 26 (9.63%) Perl
8 20 (7.41%) VC++
9 16 (5.93%) PHP
10 10 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.70%) Ruby
11 9 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.33%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.59%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.48%) VB
13 4 (1.48%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.48%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.11%) Groovy
15 2 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 104 (38.52%) Degree
2 7 (2.59%) PhD
3 6 (2.22%) HND
3 6 (2.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.37%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (2.22%) Firmware
2 2 (0.74%) Docker
3 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.22%) Puppet
1 6 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.85%) CFEngine
3 3 (1.11%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.37%) OpenView
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (10.37%) Oracle
2 22 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.96%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.85%) Google
5 4 (1.48%) HP
5 4 (1.48%) Kony
5 4 (1.48%) Sybase
6 3 (1.11%) Hyland
7 2 (0.74%) Intel
7 2 (0.74%) Atmel
8 1 (0.37%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.37%) Twitter
8 1 (0.37%) Dell
8 1 (0.37%) Pega
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
8 1 (0.37%) Siemens
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.37%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.37%) SAP
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£42,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £31000 per annum
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Fife
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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