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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 37 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 189 196 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.21% 6.34% 4.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.74% 11.67% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 138 135 112
Average salary £38,500 £40,995 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.08% +13.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £29,250 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
1941 1680 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.50% 54.32% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1109 1122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 83 £38,500 -16.75% 11
Glasgow -3 70 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Fife +10 13 £33,250 +33.00% 1
Dundee +2 13 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Aberdeen +9 4 £47,500 +65.21%
West Lothian +3 3 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Lothian 0 1 £37,500 +1.35%
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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++.

1 261 (59.18%) Java
2 210 (47.62%) Degree
3 186 (42.18%) Software Engineering
4 173 (39.23%) Computer Science
5 167 (37.87%) C#
6 145 (32.88%) C
7 130 (29.48%) Mathematics
8 117 (26.53%) OO
9 115 (26.08%) Finance
10 114 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (25.17%) Analytical Skills
12 110 (24.94%) Linux
13 103 (23.36%) .NET
14 102 (23.13%) Physics
15 101 (22.90%) Python
16 86 (19.50%) Windows
17 67 (15.19%) UNIX
18 65 (14.74%) SQL
18 65 (14.74%) Risk Management
19 64 (14.51%) Grid Computing
20 63 (14.29%) Market Risk
21 59 (13.38%) Banking
22 55 (12.47%) Android
23 54 (12.24%) Perl
24 47 (10.66%) Oracle
24 47 (10.66%) Investment Management
25 46 (10.43%) Financial Institution
25 46 (10.43%) Investment Banking
26 45 (10.20%) JavaScript
27 42 (9.52%) WPF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.72%) Apache
2 8 (1.81%) Node.js
3 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.45%) SAS
4 1 (0.23%) Drupal
4 1 (0.23%) Jetty
4 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (4.54%) MS Office
2 14 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.63%) Google Compute Engine
3 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.04%) Heroku
3 9 (2.04%) OpenShift
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.99%) HTTP
2 18 (4.08%) Ethernet
3 12 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.91%) DHCP
4 4 (0.91%) tcpdump
4 4 (0.91%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.68%) DNS
5 3 (0.68%) Internet
5 3 (0.68%) Firewall
6 2 (0.45%) VoIP
6 2 (0.45%) SMTP
6 2 (0.45%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) SNMP
7 1 (0.23%) CDMA
7 1 (0.23%) AMQP
7 1 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.80%) Relational Database
2 29 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.44%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 14 (3.17%) MySQL
6 12 (2.72%) Big Data
7 10 (2.27%) KDB
8 7 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.36%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.45%) HBase
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.23%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.23%) MSDE
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 25 (5.67%) Subversion
3 13 (2.95%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.59%) GCC
7 6 (1.36%) WinDbg
7 6 (1.36%) LLVM
8 4 (0.91%) Hudson
8 4 (0.91%) Maven
8 4 (0.91%) JIRA
8 4 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.91%) FishEye
9 3 (0.68%) Gradle
9 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.68%) Ant
10 2 (0.45%) NUnit
10 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (26.08%) Finance
2 59 (13.38%) Banking
3 46 (10.43%) Investment Banking
3 46 (10.43%) Financial Institution
4 33 (7.48%) Electronics
5 30 (6.80%) Games
6 11 (2.49%) Front Office
7 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.91%) Automotive
8 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.91%) Military
9 3 (0.68%) Marketing
9 3 (0.68%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 214 (48.53%) Developer
2 161 (36.51%) Software Engineer
3 80 (18.14%) Java Developer
4 74 (16.78%) Software Developer
5 58 (13.15%) Senior Developer
6 37 (8.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 32 (7.26%) C++ Developer
8 29 (6.58%) Junior
9 20 (4.54%) Programmer
9 20 (4.54%) Senior Software Developer
9 20 (4.54%) Principal Engineer
10 19 (4.31%) Junior Developer
11 18 (4.08%) Principal Software Engineer
11 18 (4.08%) Architect
12 17 (3.85%) Analyst
12 17 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
13 16 (3.63%) Junior Java Developer
13 16 (3.63%) Development Engineer
14 15 (3.40%) Software Development Engineer
15 14 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (23.36%) .NET
2 42 (9.52%) WPF
3 39 (8.84%) HTML
4 29 (6.58%) CSS
4 29 (6.58%) OpenGL
5 26 (5.90%) Qt
5 26 (5.90%) Web Services
5 26 (5.90%) HTML5
6 24 (5.44%) XML
7 17 (3.85%) STL
7 17 (3.85%) MFC
7 17 (3.85%) Direct3D
8 15 (3.40%) CSS3
8 15 (3.40%) WinForms
8 15 (3.40%) Java EE
9 12 (2.72%) J2EE
10 10 (2.27%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.04%) SOAP
12 8 (1.81%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 173 (39.23%) Computer Science
2 130 (29.48%) Mathematics
3 111 (25.17%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (23.13%) Physics
5 64 (14.51%) Grid Computing
6 63 (14.29%) Market Risk
7 33 (7.48%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (4.31%) Visualisation
9 17 (3.85%) CUDA
10 13 (2.95%) Open Source
11 11 (2.49%) Mobile Games
12 10 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (2.27%) Firmware
13 8 (1.81%) Equities
13 8 (1.81%) SystemC
14 7 (1.59%) User Experience
14 7 (1.59%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
15 6 (1.36%) Social Gaming
16 5 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 110 (24.94%) Linux
2 86 (19.50%) Windows
3 67 (15.19%) UNIX
4 55 (12.47%) Android
5 29 (6.58%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.81%) Windows CE
6 8 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.36%) CentOS
8 4 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.91%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.91%) Fedora
8 4 (0.91%) Solaris
9 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (42.18%) Software Engineering
2 117 (26.53%) OO
3 114 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (14.74%) Risk Management
5 47 (10.66%) Investment Management
6 41 (9.30%) Unit Testing
6 41 (9.30%) OOP
7 33 (7.48%) OOD
7 33 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (6.80%) TDD
9 27 (6.12%) Automated Testing
10 25 (5.67%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.22%) Test Automation
12 21 (4.76%) Stress Testing
12 21 (4.76%) Software Testing
13 20 (4.54%) Software Architecture
14 19 (4.31%) Workflow
15 18 (4.08%) 3D Visualisation
16 17 (3.85%) Multithreading
17 16 (3.63%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 261 (59.18%) Java
2 167 (37.87%) C#
3 145 (32.88%) C
4 101 (22.90%) Python
5 65 (14.74%) SQL
6 54 (12.24%) Perl
7 45 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 27 (6.12%) Ruby
9 26 (5.90%) PHP
10 19 (4.31%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.85%) VC++
12 16 (3.63%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.95%) Fortran
14 10 (2.27%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.81%) Scala
15 8 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.81%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (1.36%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.36%) Embedded C++
17 5 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 210 (47.62%) Degree
2 20 (4.54%) PhD
3 14 (3.17%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.91%) HND
5 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.04%) Docker
2 4 (0.91%) Snort
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Gluster
3 1 (0.23%) KVM
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (4.08%) Puppet
2 17 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.40%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.23%) OpenView
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (10.66%) Oracle
2 27 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.63%) Google
3 16 (3.63%) Twitter
4 14 (3.17%) Sybase
5 8 (1.81%) Dell
6 6 (1.36%) Atmel
7 5 (1.13%) Citrix
7 5 (1.13%) VMware
8 4 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.45%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.45%) IBM
9 2 (0.45%) ESRI
9 2 (0.45%) Perforce
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.23%) Apple
10 1 (0.23%) Siemens
10 1 (0.23%) Intel
10 1 (0.23%) HP
10 1 (0.23%) SAP
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