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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 50 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 132 197 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.29% 6.02% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.13% 11.05% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 99 123 164
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,599 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
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
1624 1783 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.80% 54.51% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1131 1144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -2 56 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Glasgow -25 33 £40,000 -17.94% 4
Fife +8 12 £30,000 -16.08% 2
West Lothian +10 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Dundee -2 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Aberdeen +13 5 £42,500 +84.78%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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++.

1 185 (56.92%) Java
2 151 (46.46%) C#
3 150 (46.15%) Degree
4 132 (40.62%) Software Engineering
5 122 (37.54%) Computer Science
6 117 (36.00%) C
7 98 (30.15%) Linux
8 97 (29.85%) .NET
9 95 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (26.15%) OO
11 76 (23.38%) Python
12 73 (22.46%) Windows
12 73 (22.46%) Mathematics
13 59 (18.15%) UNIX
14 57 (17.54%) SQL
15 54 (16.62%) Finance
16 52 (16.00%) Physics
17 44 (13.54%) JavaScript
17 44 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (13.23%) OOP
19 42 (12.92%) Oracle
20 40 (12.31%) Unit Testing
21 36 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
21 36 (11.08%) Android
22 35 (10.77%) Web Services
22 35 (10.77%) Relational Database
23 34 (10.46%) HTML
24 33 (10.15%) Perl
25 32 (9.85%) Visual Studio
25 32 (9.85%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (2.15%) Apache
2 4 (1.23%) SAS
3 3 (0.92%) JBoss
4 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.62%) Drupal
5 1 (0.31%) Node.js
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Simulink
3 1 (0.31%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.31%) Endur
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (4.31%) Google Compute Engine
1 14 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (1.85%) Heroku
2 6 (1.85%) OpenShift
2 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.00%) HTTP
2 16 (4.92%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.23%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.23%) tcpdump
5 3 (0.92%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) SNMP
6 2 (0.62%) SMTP
6 2 (0.62%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.77%) Relational Database
2 29 (8.92%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 17 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.00%) MySQL
6 8 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.54%) Big Data
8 4 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.62%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.31%) HBase
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.31%) SQLite
11 1 (0.31%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 32 (9.85%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.85%) Subversion
3 10 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.15%) GCC
5 6 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.85%) Clang
6 5 (1.54%) LLVM
7 4 (1.23%) NUnit
7 4 (1.23%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.92%) Introscope
8 3 (0.92%) Maven
8 3 (0.92%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.62%) Selenium
9 2 (0.62%) CMake
10 1 (0.31%) Gradle
10 1 (0.31%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.31%) Ant
10 1 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 54 (16.62%) Finance
2 24 (7.38%) Banking
3 22 (6.77%) Electronics
4 19 (5.85%) Games
5 14 (4.31%) Investment Banking
6 13 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.92%) Military
7 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
8 2 (0.62%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Avionics
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 142 (43.69%) Developer
2 106 (32.62%) Software Engineer
3 64 (19.69%) Software Developer
4 32 (9.85%) Senior Developer
5 28 (8.62%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 21 (6.46%) Junior
8 18 (5.54%) Analyst
8 18 (5.54%) Architect
8 18 (5.54%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (4.92%) C++ Software Developer
9 16 (4.92%) Programmer
10 12 (3.69%) Junior Developer
11 10 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (3.08%) QA Engineer
11 10 (3.08%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.08%) Graduate
12 9 (2.77%) Lead Developer
12 9 (2.77%) Senior Software Engineer
12 9 (2.77%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (29.85%) .NET
2 35 (10.77%) Web Services
3 34 (10.46%) HTML
4 32 (9.85%) CSS
5 29 (8.92%) OpenGL
6 27 (8.31%) Qt
7 25 (7.69%) WPF
8 23 (7.08%) STL
9 22 (6.77%) ASP.NET
10 16 (4.92%) MFC
10 16 (4.92%) Direct3D
11 14 (4.31%) XML
11 14 (4.31%) Java EE
11 14 (4.31%) Spring
12 12 (3.69%) HTML5
13 11 (3.38%) WinForms
14 10 (3.08%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.08%) REST
15 9 (2.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 8 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 122 (37.54%) Computer Science
2 73 (22.46%) Mathematics
3 52 (16.00%) Physics
4 44 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (6.46%) Grid Computing
7 20 (6.15%) Market Risk
8 19 (5.85%) Visualisation
8 19 (5.85%) Open Source
9 16 (4.92%) CUDA
10 11 (3.38%) GIS
11 10 (3.08%) Mobile Games
11 10 (3.08%) Equities
11 10 (3.08%) Algorithms
12 8 (2.46%) User Experience
12 8 (2.46%) Mobile App
13 7 (2.15%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.54%) Social Gaming
14 5 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
15 4 (1.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 98 (30.15%) Linux
2 73 (22.46%) Windows
3 59 (18.15%) UNIX
4 36 (11.08%) Android
5 25 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.08%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.85%) Solaris
9 5 (1.54%) Windows CE
9 5 (1.54%) CentOS
9 5 (1.54%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.23%) Fedora
10 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.31%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (40.62%) Software Engineering
2 95 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (26.15%) OO
4 43 (13.23%) OOP
5 40 (12.31%) Unit Testing
6 36 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (9.54%) OOD
7 31 (9.54%) TDD
7 31 (9.54%) Scrum
8 22 (6.77%) Risk Management
8 22 (6.77%) Investment Management
9 21 (6.46%) Automated Testing
10 17 (5.23%) Software Architecture
10 17 (5.23%) Waterfall
10 17 (5.23%) Multithreading
11 16 (4.92%) 3D Visualisation
11 16 (4.92%) Linear Algebra
12 15 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.62%) MVC
13 14 (4.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 185 (56.92%) Java
2 151 (46.46%) C#
3 117 (36.00%) C
4 76 (23.38%) Python
5 57 (17.54%) SQL
6 44 (13.54%) JavaScript
7 33 (10.15%) Perl
8 21 (6.46%) PHP
9 18 (5.54%) VC++
10 14 (4.31%) Shell Script
10 14 (4.31%) Ruby
11 9 (2.77%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.46%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.15%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.23%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.23%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.23%) Lisp
15 4 (1.23%) ActionScript
15 4 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 150 (46.15%) Degree
2 11 (3.38%) PhD
3 5 (1.54%) HND
4 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.15%) Firmware
2 6 (1.85%) Docker
3 4 (1.23%) Snort
4 1 (0.31%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (4.62%) Puppet
1 15 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.31%) CFEngine
3 3 (0.92%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.62%) OpenView
4 2 (0.62%) SCCM
4 2 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (12.92%) Oracle
2 28 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.31%) Google
3 14 (4.31%) Twitter
4 13 (4.00%) Sybase
5 9 (2.77%) Dell
6 8 (2.46%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.54%) HP
8 4 (1.23%) Kony
9 2 (0.62%) VMware
9 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.31%) Apple
10 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.31%) Perforce
10 1 (0.31%) Hyland
10 1 (0.31%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.31%) Intel
10 1 (0.31%) Informatica
10 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.31%) SAP
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