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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 34 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 201 208 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.37% 6.64% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.03% 11.95% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 153 141 121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,550 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2003 1741 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.54% 55.57% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1141 1128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 88 £40,000 -13.51% 12
Glasgow -18 78 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Dundee +1 14 £32,500 +8.33%
Fife +8 10 £31,500 +48.23% 2
Aberdeen +2 4 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Lothian +11 3 £27,500 -25.67% 1
Lothian -1 1 £37,500 +1.35%
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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++.

1 265 (59.42%) Java
2 207 (46.41%) Degree
3 190 (42.60%) Software Engineering
4 165 (37.00%) Computer Science
5 159 (35.65%) C#
6 139 (31.17%) C
7 129 (28.92%) Mathematics
8 123 (27.58%) Finance
9 120 (26.91%) OO
10 111 (24.89%) Linux
11 105 (23.54%) Physics
12 101 (22.65%) Python
13 97 (21.75%) .NET
14 78 (17.49%) Windows
15 70 (15.70%) UNIX
16 66 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
16 66 (14.80%) Risk Management
17 64 (14.35%) Grid Computing
17 64 (14.35%) Market Risk
18 63 (14.13%) Banking
19 62 (13.90%) SQL
20 60 (13.45%) Perl
21 57 (12.78%) Android
22 50 (11.21%) Investment Banking
23 48 (10.76%) WPF
24 47 (10.54%) JavaScript
25 46 (10.31%) Financial Institution
26 45 (10.09%) Investment Management
27 42 (9.42%) Oracle
28 40 (8.97%) Unit Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (2.69%) Apache
2 8 (1.79%) Node.js
3 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.45%) SAS
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (0.22%) Jetty
4 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.22%) Drupal
4 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (4.26%) MS Office
2 13 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.22%) Endur
1 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.47%) Google Compute Engine
2 11 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.79%) OpenShift
3 8 (1.79%) Heroku
3 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.81%) Ethernet
2 13 (2.91%) HTTP
3 11 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.90%) DHCP
4 4 (0.90%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.90%) tcpdump
5 3 (0.67%) Internet
5 3 (0.67%) DNS
5 3 (0.67%) Firewall
6 2 (0.45%) VPN
6 2 (0.45%) VoIP
7 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.22%) ATM
7 1 (0.22%) CDMA
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.83%) Relational Database
2 25 (5.61%) NoSQL
3 19 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.59%) MySQL
5 13 (2.91%) KDB
6 12 (2.69%) Big Data
7 11 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.45%) DB2
11 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.45%) HBase
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.22%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (8.07%) Visual Studio
2 26 (5.83%) Subversion
3 14 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.69%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.35%) Maven
6 6 (1.35%) JIRA
6 6 (1.35%) FishEye
6 6 (1.35%) WinDbg
6 6 (1.35%) LLVM
6 6 (1.35%) GCC
7 4 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.90%) Hudson
8 3 (0.67%) Gradle
8 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.67%) Ant
9 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.22%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (27.58%) Finance
2 63 (14.13%) Banking
3 50 (11.21%) Investment Banking
4 46 (10.31%) Financial Institution
5 39 (8.74%) Electronics
6 33 (7.40%) Games
7 12 (2.69%) Front Office
8 11 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.79%) Automotive
10 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.35%) Military
12 4 (0.90%) French Language
13 3 (0.67%) Marketing
13 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 227 (50.90%) Developer
2 161 (36.10%) Software Engineer
3 84 (18.83%) Java Developer
4 79 (17.71%) Software Developer
5 63 (14.13%) Senior Developer
6 39 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 36 (8.07%) C++ Developer
8 30 (6.73%) Junior
9 24 (5.38%) Senior Software Developer
10 21 (4.71%) Junior Developer
11 20 (4.48%) C++ Software Developer
11 20 (4.48%) Programmer
11 20 (4.48%) Principal Engineer
12 19 (4.26%) Principal Software Engineer
13 18 (4.04%) Senior C++ Developer
14 17 (3.81%) C++/Java Developer
14 17 (3.81%) WPF Developer
14 17 (3.81%) Junior Java Developer
15 16 (3.59%) Development Engineer
15 16 (3.59%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (21.75%) .NET
2 48 (10.76%) WPF
3 37 (8.30%) HTML
4 32 (7.17%) OpenGL
5 28 (6.28%) CSS
6 25 (5.61%) HTML5
6 25 (5.61%) Qt
7 21 (4.71%) Web Services
7 21 (4.71%) XML
8 16 (3.59%) MFC
8 16 (3.59%) STL
8 16 (3.59%) Direct3D
9 14 (3.14%) CSS3
10 12 (2.69%) J2EE
11 11 (2.47%) WinForms
12 10 (2.24%) Java EE
13 9 (2.02%) cocos2d
14 8 (1.79%) Sass
14 8 (1.79%) LESS
15 6 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 165 (37.00%) Computer Science
2 129 (28.92%) Mathematics
3 105 (23.54%) Physics
4 64 (14.35%) Grid Computing
4 64 (14.35%) Market Risk
5 31 (6.95%) Embedded Systems
6 20 (4.48%) Visualisation
7 16 (3.59%) CUDA
8 13 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.91%) Equities
9 12 (2.69%) SystemC
10 11 (2.47%) Open Source
10 11 (2.47%) Mobile Games
11 9 (2.02%) Firmware
12 8 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (1.79%) Derivative
13 7 (1.57%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.35%) Artificial Intelligence
14 6 (1.35%) Social Gaming
15 5 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 111 (24.89%) Linux
2 78 (17.49%) Windows
3 70 (15.70%) UNIX
4 57 (12.78%) Android
5 31 (6.95%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.57%) CentOS
7 7 (1.57%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.90%) Fedora
8 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.90%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.67%) Solaris
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (42.60%) Software Engineering
2 120 (26.91%) OO
3 66 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (14.80%) Risk Management
4 45 (10.09%) Investment Management
5 40 (8.97%) Unit Testing
6 38 (8.52%) OOP
7 37 (8.30%) OOD
8 28 (6.28%) TDD
9 27 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (5.83%) Test Automation
11 24 (5.38%) Automated Testing
12 22 (4.93%) Stress Testing
13 21 (4.71%) Game Development
13 21 (4.71%) Software Testing
14 20 (4.48%) Software Architecture
15 19 (4.26%) Workflow
16 17 (3.81%) 3D Visualisation
17 16 (3.59%) Refactoring
18 15 (3.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 265 (59.42%) Java
2 159 (35.65%) C#
3 139 (31.17%) C
4 101 (22.65%) Python
5 62 (13.90%) SQL
6 60 (13.45%) Perl
7 47 (10.54%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.83%) PHP
9 24 (5.38%) Ruby
10 20 (4.48%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.81%) Objective-C
12 16 (3.59%) VC++
13 13 (2.91%) Fortran
14 9 (2.02%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (1.79%) Scala
16 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.12%) ActionScript 3.0
17 5 (1.12%) MATLAB
17 5 (1.12%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 207 (46.41%) Degree
2 22 (4.93%) PhD
3 14 (3.14%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.45%) HND
4 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) MCITP
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.04%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) SLA
3 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.79%) Docker
2 4 (0.90%) Snort
3 1 (0.22%) KVM
3 1 (0.22%) Gluster
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.91%) Puppet
2 12 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.24%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (9.42%) Oracle
2 25 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.59%) Twitter
4 14 (3.14%) Sybase
5 11 (2.47%) Google
6 8 (1.79%) Dell
7 6 (1.35%) Atmel
8 5 (1.12%) Citrix
9 4 (0.90%) VMware
9 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.90%) Xilinx
10 3 (0.67%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.45%) Perforce
11 2 (0.45%) ESRI
11 2 (0.45%) IBM
12 1 (0.22%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.22%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.22%) Siemens
12 1 (0.22%) Apple
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Salary: £0.00 per annum + excellent salary & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
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Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
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Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
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Glasgow
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + good benefits
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