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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 60 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 107 124 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.61% 3.99% 5.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.35% 7.68% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 55 82 133
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,500 £27,994
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
1455 1615 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.06% 51.98% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1087 1212
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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
Glasgow -4 52 £43,750 -12.50% 4
Edinburgh -8 26 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Fife +7 13 £28,500 -
Dundee -14 12 £30,000 -14.28%
Stirling - 2 - -
Aberdeen +12 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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++.

1 155 (62.25%) Java
2 147 (59.04%) C#
3 113 (45.38%) Python
4 107 (42.97%) OO
5 105 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (36.95%) SQL
7 83 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 77 (30.92%) Degree
9 76 (30.52%) .NET
10 61 (24.50%) Oracle
11 52 (20.88%) Computer Science
12 49 (19.68%) TDD
13 48 (19.28%) C
13 48 (19.28%) Windows
14 42 (16.87%) XML
14 42 (16.87%) CSS
15 41 (16.47%) HTML
15 41 (16.47%) Linux
16 40 (16.06%) Android
17 39 (15.66%) JavaScript
17 39 (15.66%) Finance
18 38 (15.26%) NoSQL
19 37 (14.86%) Banking
20 36 (14.46%) Microsoft
21 35 (14.06%) Unix
22 33 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (12.85%) Risk Management
24 31 (12.45%) SQL Server
25 30 (12.05%) Fixed Income
25 30 (12.05%) Unit Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (4.42%) MQSeries
1 11 (4.42%) SAS
2 10 (4.02%) Apache
3 9 (3.61%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.81%) ArcGIS
4 7 (2.81%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.61%) Confluence
6 4 (1.61%) IIS
6 4 (1.61%) JBoss
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.81%) GitHub
2 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.01%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.61%) Firewall
3 3 (1.20%) Wireless
4 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 2 (0.80%) Internet
4 2 (0.80%) RS-232
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) DLNA
5 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.40%) ICMP
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) NFC
5 1 (0.40%) RS-485
5 1 (0.40%) SNMP
5 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.26%) NoSQL
2 31 (12.45%) SQL Server
3 23 (9.24%) Big Data
4 20 (8.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (8.03%) Hadoop
5 19 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 16 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (5.62%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (4.42%) BigTable
10 10 (4.02%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.41%) MySQL
13 5 (2.01%) Apache Hive
13 5 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.61%) GIS
15 3 (1.20%) CouchDB
15 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
15 3 (1.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (10.44%) Subversion
2 19 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.02%) NUnit
4 9 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.61%) JUnit
5 7 (2.81%) JIRA
6 6 (2.41%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.61%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.61%) Hudson
7 4 (1.61%) Maven
7 4 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.20%) Xcode
9 2 (0.80%) Ant
9 2 (0.80%) Clang
9 2 (0.80%) GDB
9 2 (0.80%) Gradle
9 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.80%) WinDbg
General
1 39 (15.66%) Finance
2 37 (14.86%) Banking
3 22 (8.84%) Investment Banking
4 21 (8.43%) Games
5 16 (6.43%) Back Office
6 8 (3.21%) Front Office
6 8 (3.21%) Legal
7 6 (2.41%) Electronics
7 6 (2.41%) Retail
7 6 (2.41%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.20%) Military
10 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 115 (46.18%) Developer
2 55 (22.09%) Software Engineer
3 53 (21.29%) C++ Developer
4 41 (16.47%) Senior Developer
5 30 (12.05%) Python Developer
6 27 (10.84%) Senior C++ Developer
7 20 (8.03%) C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (7.63%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.43%) C++/C# Developer
10 14 (5.62%) Graduate
10 14 (5.62%) Senior C# Developer
11 13 (5.22%) Applications Developer
12 12 (4.82%) C++ Applications Developer
13 11 (4.42%) Analyst
13 11 (4.42%) Programmer
13 11 (4.42%) Software Developer
14 10 (4.02%) Architect
14 10 (4.02%) C Software Engineer
14 10 (4.02%) Consultant
14 10 (4.02%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.52%) .NET
2 42 (16.87%) CSS
2 42 (16.87%) XML
3 41 (16.47%) HTML
4 22 (8.84%) Middleware
4 22 (8.84%) Web Services
5 21 (8.43%) ASP.NET
6 18 (7.23%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.43%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (5.62%) .NET Framework
8 14 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (5.62%) Entity Framework
8 14 (5.62%) NHibernate
8 14 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (4.42%) XML Schema
10 9 (3.61%) Java SE
10 9 (3.61%) STL
11 8 (3.21%) J2EE
12 7 (2.81%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.88%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.05%) Fixed Income
2 30 (12.05%) Market Risk
3 29 (11.65%) Mathematics
4 27 (10.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (8.84%) Derivative
6 21 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.22%) Algorithms
8 11 (4.42%) Physics
9 10 (4.02%) Mobile App
9 10 (4.02%) Mobile Games
10 8 (3.21%) Digital Media
10 8 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (3.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 8 (3.21%) N-Tier
10 8 (3.21%) Taxonomies
11 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (2.01%) Data Centre
13 5 (2.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.28%) Windows
2 41 (16.47%) Linux
3 40 (16.06%) Android
4 35 (14.06%) Unix
5 21 (8.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.61%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.80%) OpenWrt
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (42.97%) OO
2 105 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 49 (19.68%) TDD
5 33 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (12.85%) Risk Management
7 30 (12.05%) Unit Testing
8 26 (10.44%) Scrum
9 25 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (9.24%) Analytics
11 20 (8.03%) SDLC
11 20 (8.03%) System Testing
12 19 (7.63%) Low Latency
13 17 (6.83%) OOD
13 17 (6.83%) Web Development
14 16 (6.43%) OOP
15 15 (6.02%) BDD
16 14 (5.62%) Dependency Injection
16 14 (5.62%) Mentoring
16 14 (5.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (62.25%) Java
2 147 (59.04%) C#
3 113 (45.38%) Python
4 92 (36.95%) SQL
5 48 (19.28%) C
6 39 (15.66%) JavaScript
7 27 (10.84%) PL/SQL
8 25 (10.04%) Perl
9 20 (8.03%) Ruby
10 18 (7.23%) Embedded C++
11 13 (5.22%) Shell Script
12 11 (4.42%) XPath
13 9 (3.61%) MATLAB
14 8 (3.21%) PHP
14 8 (3.21%) Smalltalk
15 7 (2.81%) X++
16 5 (2.01%) Delphi
16 5 (2.01%) Objective-C
16 5 (2.01%) VB
17 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (30.92%) Degree
2 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.20%) HND
4 2 (0.80%) PhD
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.62%) SLA
2 11 (4.42%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.41%) Firmware
2 4 (1.61%) Squid
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) SCCM
1 2 (0.80%) SCOM
2 1 (0.40%) Iperf
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (24.50%) Oracle
2 36 (14.46%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.43%) SAP
3 16 (6.43%) Sybase
4 6 (2.41%) Informatica
5 5 (2.01%) Siebel
6 3 (1.20%) Minitab
7 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.80%) Atmel
7 2 (0.80%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) Cognos
8 1 (0.40%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.40%) Splunk
8 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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