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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 67 60 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 107 105 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.81% 3.56% 6.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.43% 6.94% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 74 188
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
1440 1512 1989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.21% 51.20% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 782 955 1361
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 49 £45,000 +16.88% 6
Glasgow +10 42 £40,000 -6.97% 5
Dundee +7 7 £42,500 +54.54%
Fife -5 4 £32,000 -8.57% 3
Stirling +6 2 - -
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £35,500 -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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++.

1 138 (61.61%) C#
2 116 (51.79%) Java
3 91 (40.63%) Software Engineering
4 86 (38.39%) Python
5 85 (37.95%) OO
6 79 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (33.04%) SQL
7 74 (33.04%) Degree
8 61 (27.23%) .NET
9 48 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 47 (20.98%) Unit Testing
11 44 (19.64%) C
11 44 (19.64%) TDD
12 42 (18.75%) Derivative
12 42 (18.75%) Windows
13 39 (17.41%) Finance
14 37 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (16.07%) Linux
16 34 (15.18%) Mathematics
17 33 (14.73%) XML
18 30 (13.39%) JavaScript
19 29 (12.95%) Banking
19 29 (12.95%) Analytics
20 28 (12.50%) Oracle
21 27 (12.05%) Perl
21 27 (12.05%) Relational Database
21 27 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (11.61%) Fixed Income
23 25 (11.16%) Ruby
24 24 (10.71%) NoSQL

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 16 (7.14%) Apache
2 12 (5.36%) MQSeries
2 12 (5.36%) SAS
3 7 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.68%) JBoss
5 3 (1.34%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.89%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.45%) GeoServer
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) Google Play
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) GitHub
2 2 (0.89%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.89%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (0.89%) Heroku
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.89%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) PaaS
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.02%) HTTP
3 5 (2.23%) RS-232
4 4 (1.79%) Modbus
4 4 (1.79%) RS-485
5 3 (1.34%) FTP
5 3 (1.34%) SNMP
6 2 (0.89%) AMQP
6 2 (0.89%) Firewall
6 2 (0.89%) Internet
6 2 (0.89%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.45%) Multicast
7 1 (0.45%) NFC
7 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.05%) Relational Database
2 24 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 15 (6.70%) Big Data
4 15 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 13 (5.80%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.36%) BigTable
8 4 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.79%) MySQL
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.34%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.34%) GIS
9 3 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.34%) Parquet
10 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Subversion
2 7 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.68%) JUnit
4 5 (2.23%) NUnit
5 4 (1.79%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.79%) Hudson
5 4 (1.79%) Maven
5 4 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.34%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (1.34%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.45%) ERwin
8 1 (0.45%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (17.41%) Finance
2 29 (12.95%) Banking
3 18 (8.04%) Games
4 12 (5.36%) Back Office
4 12 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.91%) Legal
6 8 (3.57%) Electronics
7 7 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.34%) Publishing
10 2 (0.89%) Billing
10 2 (0.89%) Front Office
10 2 (0.89%) Marketing
10 2 (0.89%) Military
10 2 (0.89%) Retail
10 2 (0.89%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 102 (45.54%) Developer
2 56 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 37 (16.52%) C++ Developer
4 27 (12.05%) Senior Developer
5 21 (9.38%) Python Developer
6 19 (8.48%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (6.70%) Senior C++ Developer
8 14 (6.25%) Analyst
9 13 (5.80%) Embedded Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) C++/C# Developer
11 11 (4.91%) Programmer
12 10 (4.46%) Big Data Developer
13 9 (4.02%) Applications Developer
13 9 (4.02%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (4.02%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
14 8 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 8 (3.57%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (27.23%) .NET
2 33 (14.73%) XML
3 19 (8.48%) CSS
3 19 (8.48%) Middleware
4 17 (7.59%) HTML
5 16 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
6 15 (6.70%) XML Schema
7 12 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.91%) Web Services
9 10 (4.46%) .NET Framework
9 10 (4.46%) HTML5
9 10 (4.46%) STL
10 8 (3.57%) MFC
11 7 (3.13%) cocos2d
11 7 (3.13%) Entity Framework
12 6 (2.68%) OpenMP
12 6 (2.68%) Spring
12 6 (2.68%) WPF
12 6 (2.68%) XSLT
13 5 (2.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 42 (18.75%) Derivative
3 37 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (15.18%) Mathematics
5 26 (11.61%) Fixed Income
6 23 (10.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (9.38%) OTC Derivatives
8 20 (8.93%) Market Risk
9 15 (6.70%) Physics
10 14 (6.25%) Credit Risk
10 14 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (4.91%) Algorithms
11 11 (4.91%) Management Information System
12 10 (4.46%) Grid Computing
13 8 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (3.13%) Mobile Games
15 6 (2.68%) Digital Media
16 5 (2.23%) Artificial Intelligence
16 5 (2.23%) Device Driver
16 5 (2.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.75%) Windows
2 36 (16.07%) Linux
3 23 (10.27%) Unix
4 19 (8.48%) Android
5 17 (7.59%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.91%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.79%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.45%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (40.63%) Software Engineering
2 85 (37.95%) OO
3 79 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (20.98%) Unit Testing
5 44 (19.64%) TDD
6 29 (12.95%) Analytics
7 27 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (9.38%) System Testing
9 20 (8.93%) Multithreading
9 20 (8.93%) Risk Management
10 19 (8.48%) OOP
11 17 (7.59%) Mentoring
11 17 (7.59%) Scrum
12 16 (7.14%) BDD
12 16 (7.14%) SDLC
13 15 (6.70%) Electronic Trading
14 14 (6.25%) Monte Carlo Method
14 14 (6.25%) Refactoring
14 14 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
15 13 (5.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 138 (61.61%) C#
2 116 (51.79%) Java
3 86 (38.39%) Python
4 74 (33.04%) SQL
5 44 (19.64%) C
6 30 (13.39%) JavaScript
7 27 (12.05%) Perl
8 25 (11.16%) Ruby
9 19 (8.48%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.36%) MATLAB
10 12 (5.36%) XPath
11 11 (4.91%) PowerShell
12 9 (4.02%) VC++
13 8 (3.57%) Smalltalk
14 7 (3.13%) PHP
15 6 (2.68%) Embedded C++
16 5 (2.23%) Delphi
16 5 (2.23%) Lisp
16 5 (2.23%) R
17 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (33.04%) Degree
2 14 (6.25%) PhD
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.89%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (3.13%) Firmware
2 6 (2.68%) Squid
3 2 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) Fluentd
1 3 (1.34%) Nagios
1 3 (1.34%) Nessus
1 3 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.34%) QRadar
2 2 (0.89%) CFEngine
2 2 (0.89%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) SCCM
2 2 (0.89%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 28 (12.50%) Oracle
2 22 (9.82%) Sybase
3 19 (8.48%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.70%) Informatica
5 5 (2.23%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.34%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.34%) Qualys
6 3 (1.34%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.34%) Splunk
6 3 (1.34%) Thunderhead
7 2 (0.89%) Google
7 2 (0.89%) Minitab
8 1 (0.45%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (0.45%) CA
8 1 (0.45%) Cognos
8 1 (0.45%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.45%) RedGate
8 1 (0.45%) Solace
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter
8 1 (0.45%) VMware
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