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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
UK / Scotland
Rank 61 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 84 115 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.70% 3.87% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 7.87% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 53 60 80
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
1328 1461 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.50% 49.19% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 815 929 1118
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +8 38 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Glasgow +1 28 £45,000 - 7
Dundee +14 7 £28,750 -4.16% 3
West Lothian - 6 £50,000 - 5
Fife -1 5 £26,500 -9.01%
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 95 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (47.89%) Java
3 89 (46.84%) Software Engineering
4 79 (41.58%) C#
5 75 (39.47%) Python
6 56 (29.47%) C
7 55 (28.95%) Linux
8 50 (26.32%) Degree
9 42 (22.11%) OO
10 41 (21.58%) Windows
11 39 (20.53%) Computer Science
12 27 (14.21%) Ruby
13 26 (13.68%) Games
13 26 (13.68%) Algorithms
14 25 (13.16%) JavaScript
15 24 (12.63%) Finance
15 24 (12.63%) Apple iOS
16 23 (12.11%) Android
16 23 (12.11%) Mathematics
17 19 (10.00%) .NET
17 19 (10.00%) Relational Database
18 18 (9.47%) SDLC
18 18 (9.47%) Git (software)
18 18 (9.47%) OOD
19 17 (8.95%) Banking
20 16 (8.42%) Web Development
20 16 (8.42%) Mobile Development
21 15 (7.89%) Perl
21 15 (7.89%) SQL
22 14 (7.37%) HTML

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 5 (2.63%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.11%) Apache
2 4 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Houdini
1 3 (1.58%) Maya
1 3 (1.58%) NUKE
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) iTunes
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.16%) Internet
2 6 (3.16%) Wireless
3 5 (2.63%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.58%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.58%) DECT
4 3 (1.58%) HTTP
4 3 (1.58%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.58%) RS-485
4 3 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.05%) ATM
5 2 (1.05%) Multicast
5 2 (1.05%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.53%) MQTT
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.32%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.21%) Big Data
3 8 (4.21%) MySQL
4 7 (3.68%) GIS
5 5 (2.63%) QGIS
6 4 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.58%) DB2
7 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.58%) KDB
8 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.53%) MSDE
9 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.74%) Subversion
3 5 (2.63%) JUnit
4 3 (1.58%) Appium
4 3 (1.58%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.58%) JIRA
5 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.05%) Maven
5 2 (1.05%) Selenium
5 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.53%) Gradle
6 1 (0.53%) Trac
6 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.68%) Games
2 24 (12.63%) Finance
3 17 (8.95%) Banking
4 13 (6.84%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.79%) Electronics
6 7 (3.68%) Automotive
7 5 (2.63%) Marketing
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (38.42%) Software Engineer
2 64 (33.68%) Developer
3 29 (15.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 27 (14.21%) C++ Developer
5 22 (11.58%) Embedded Engineer
6 21 (11.05%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.47%) Python Developer
8 17 (8.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 15 (7.89%) Software Developer
10 12 (6.32%) Senior Python Developer
10 12 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) Tester
11 11 (5.79%) C Software Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) C# Software Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Embedded C Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 8 (4.21%) Programmer
14 7 (3.68%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.00%) .NET
2 14 (7.37%) HTML
3 12 (6.32%) CSS
4 11 (5.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 10 (5.26%) Unreal Engine
6 7 (3.68%) cocos2d
6 7 (3.68%) DirectX
6 7 (3.68%) OpenGL
6 7 (3.68%) React
6 7 (3.68%) RESTful
6 7 (3.68%) WPF
7 6 (3.16%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.16%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.16%) STL
8 5 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.11%) Google Maps API
9 4 (2.11%) MFC
9 4 (2.11%) Spring
9 4 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.53%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.68%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.84%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.68%) Animation
6 6 (3.16%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (3.16%) EMV
6 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (2.63%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.63%) Smartcard
8 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.11%) Robotics
9 3 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.58%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (1.58%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.05%) Arduino
10 2 (1.05%) Derivative
10 2 (1.05%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (1.05%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.95%) Linux
2 41 (21.58%) Windows
3 24 (12.63%) Apple iOS
4 23 (12.11%) Android
5 9 (4.74%) Solaris
6 8 (4.21%) Unix
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (46.84%) Software Engineering
3 42 (22.11%) OO
4 23 (12.11%) Mathematics
5 18 (9.47%) OOD
5 18 (9.47%) SDLC
6 16 (8.42%) Mobile Development
6 16 (8.42%) Web Development
7 13 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (6.84%) TDD
8 12 (6.32%) Scrum
8 12 (6.32%) UML
8 12 (6.32%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.74%) MVC
9 9 (4.74%) Open Source
10 8 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.21%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.21%) Multithreading
10 8 (4.21%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (4.21%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (47.89%) Java
2 79 (41.58%) C#
3 75 (39.47%) Python
4 56 (29.47%) C
5 27 (14.21%) Ruby
6 25 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.89%) Perl
7 15 (7.89%) SQL
8 11 (5.79%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.26%) PHP
10 9 (4.74%) VB
11 7 (3.68%) Lua
12 6 (3.16%) Assembly Language
12 6 (3.16%) Embedded C
12 6 (3.16%) Embedded C++
12 6 (3.16%) Scala
13 4 (2.11%) Delphi
14 3 (1.58%) Groovy
14 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.58%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (26.32%) Degree
2 8 (4.21%) CREST Certified
3 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.53%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (4.21%) Firmware
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) Ansible
2 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (4.74%) Perforce
2 8 (4.21%) Google
2 8 (4.21%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.11%) Oracle
5 3 (1.58%) HP
5 3 (1.58%) Intel
5 3 (1.58%) Sybase
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) ILOG
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Sony
6 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
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