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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 61 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 106 248 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.46% 6.43% 6.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.76% 12.15% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 72 191 141
Average salary £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
1568 2041 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.12% 52.96% 58.59%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1394 1141
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -16 48 £38,500 -3.75% 18
Glasgow -42 22 £43,000 -21.81% 2
Fife +3 13 £35,000 -10.25% 2
North Lanarkshire - 6 - -
Aberdeen +27 5 £47,500 +13.09%
Dundee -8 5 £31,250 -21.87%
West Lothian -11 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Stirling - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 June 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++.

1 101 (45.29%) C
2 100 (44.84%) Software Engineering
3 98 (43.95%) Java
4 95 (42.60%) C#
5 79 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (34.53%) Degree
7 61 (27.35%) Computer Science
8 57 (25.56%) .NET
9 55 (24.66%) SDLC
10 54 (24.22%) Linux
11 51 (22.87%) Windows
12 47 (21.08%) SQL
13 44 (19.73%) UNIX
14 41 (18.39%) HTML
14 41 (18.39%) Python
15 40 (17.94%) JavaScript
16 33 (14.80%) Mathematics
17 32 (14.35%) OO
17 32 (14.35%) Qt
18 30 (13.45%) Visual Studio
19 29 (13.00%) TDD
20 27 (12.11%) OOP
21 26 (11.66%) Unit Testing
21 26 (11.66%) Software Architecture
22 24 (10.76%) Relational Database
22 24 (10.76%) Electronics
23 23 (10.31%) Oracle
24 22 (9.87%) CSS
24 22 (9.87%) Ethernet
24 22 (9.87%) Finance

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3 (1.35%) SAS
2 2 (0.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Sage CRM
1 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.87%) Ethernet
2 11 (4.93%) Internet
3 9 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.79%) HTTP
5 2 (0.90%) DHCP
5 2 (0.90%) DNS
6 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.45%) Wireless
6 1 (0.45%) ATM
6 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.76%) Relational Database
2 16 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.83%) MySQL
4 9 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.35%) KDB
6 3 (1.35%) Big Data
6 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.35%) SQLite
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) MSDE
8 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (13.45%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.52%) Subversion
3 10 (4.48%) CMake
4 7 (3.14%) JUnit
5 5 (2.24%) GCC
5 5 (2.24%) Clang
6 3 (1.35%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.35%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.35%) Introscope
7 1 (0.45%) Mockito
7 1 (0.45%) TestNG
7 1 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.45%) Gradle
7 1 (0.45%) CodeWarrior
7 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.45%) Ant
7 1 (0.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.45%) Maven
General
1 24 (10.76%) Electronics
2 22 (9.87%) Finance
3 12 (5.38%) Multimedia
4 11 (4.93%) Banking
5 8 (3.59%) Automotive
6 6 (2.69%) Games
7 5 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.90%) Avionics
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (39.91%) Developer
2 85 (38.12%) Software Engineer
3 21 (9.42%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.52%) Software Developer
4 19 (8.52%) Senior Developer
5 12 (5.38%) Applications Support
5 12 (5.38%) C++ Developer
6 11 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (4.93%) Analyst
7 10 (4.48%) UI Developer
7 10 (4.48%) Qt Developer
7 10 (4.48%) UI Programmer
8 9 (4.04%) Graduate
8 9 (4.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (4.04%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (3.59%) Junior
10 7 (3.14%) Programmer
10 7 (3.14%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (3.14%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (3.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.56%) .NET
2 41 (18.39%) HTML
3 32 (14.35%) Qt
4 22 (9.87%) CSS
4 22 (9.87%) OpenGL
5 21 (9.42%) WPF
6 20 (8.97%) Web Services
7 18 (8.07%) STL
7 18 (8.07%) MFC
8 15 (6.73%) Hibernate
9 14 (6.28%) Direct3D
10 12 (5.38%) Java RMI
10 12 (5.38%) JNI
10 12 (5.38%) JPA
11 11 (4.93%) HTML5
11 11 (4.93%) WinForms
12 10 (4.48%) Qt Quick
13 8 (3.59%) Java SE
13 8 (3.59%) DirectX
14 7 (3.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.35%) Computer Science
2 33 (14.80%) Mathematics
3 18 (8.07%) Physics
4 17 (7.62%) Visualisation
5 14 (6.28%) CUDA
6 12 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.48%) User Experience
8 9 (4.04%) Algorithms
9 8 (3.59%) GIS
9 8 (3.59%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.69%) Device Driver
10 6 (2.69%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.24%) Telematics
11 5 (2.24%) Equities
12 4 (1.79%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (1.79%) Derivative
12 4 (1.79%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.35%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.90%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.22%) Linux
2 51 (22.87%) Windows
3 44 (19.73%) UNIX
4 16 (7.17%) Android
5 7 (3.14%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (2.69%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.90%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.90%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.84%) Software Engineering
2 79 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (24.66%) SDLC
4 32 (14.35%) OO
5 29 (13.00%) TDD
6 27 (12.11%) OOP
7 26 (11.66%) Unit Testing
7 26 (11.66%) Software Architecture
8 21 (9.42%) Scrum
9 20 (8.97%) Waterfall
10 19 (8.52%) Open Source
11 17 (7.62%) Multithreading
11 17 (7.62%) Linear Algebra
12 16 (7.17%) 3D Visualisation
12 16 (7.17%) UML
13 13 (5.83%) Performance Analysis
13 13 (5.83%) MVC
14 12 (5.38%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (4.48%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 101 (45.29%) C
2 98 (43.95%) Java
3 95 (42.60%) C#
4 47 (21.08%) SQL
5 41 (18.39%) Python
6 40 (17.94%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.17%) Perl
7 16 (7.17%) PHP
7 16 (7.17%) VC++
8 11 (4.93%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.04%) VB
9 9 (4.04%) Embedded C++
10 8 (3.59%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.59%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.35%) Lisp
11 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.35%) Ruby
12 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.90%) Fortran
12 2 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 77 (34.53%) Degree
2 7 (3.14%) PhD
3 4 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.45%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (3.14%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (10.31%) Oracle
2 8 (3.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.24%) Sybase
4 4 (1.79%) Atmel
5 2 (0.90%) Hyland
5 2 (0.90%) HP
6 1 (0.45%) Pega
6 1 (0.45%) Twitter
6 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.45%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) Siemens
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.45%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) Intel
6 1 (0.45%) IBM
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