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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 139 195 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.17% 5.27% 6.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.40% 9.91% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 146 143
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £28,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1654 1968 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.61% 53.20% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1285 1100
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,582 £29,040 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 57 £34,250 -14.37% 8
Glasgow -11 56 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Dundee -5 14 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Fife -3 7 £38,000 +20.63% 3
Aberdeen +8 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Lothian -3 2 £55,000 +100.00%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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++.

1 132 (54.10%) Software Engineering
2 126 (51.64%) Java
3 108 (44.26%) C#
4 105 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (38.93%) Degree
6 85 (34.84%) Python
7 84 (34.43%) C
8 76 (31.15%) Linux
9 73 (29.92%) Computer Science
10 66 (27.05%) OO
11 64 (26.23%) Windows
12 62 (25.41%) Mathematics
13 60 (24.59%) .NET
13 60 (24.59%) SQL
14 54 (22.13%) SDLC
15 47 (19.26%) Android
16 42 (17.21%) TDD
17 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
18 40 (16.39%) Finance
19 37 (15.16%) UNIX
20 31 (12.70%) HTML
20 31 (12.70%) Visual Studio
20 31 (12.70%) Algorithms
21 30 (12.30%) Unit Testing
21 30 (12.30%) Oracle
21 30 (12.30%) OOP
22 28 (11.48%) Scrum
23 27 (11.07%) Apple iOS
24 26 (10.66%) Subversion
25 24 (9.84%) Physics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (2.46%) Apache
2 5 (2.05%) SAS
2 5 (2.05%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.23%) Confluence
4 2 (0.82%) IIS
4 2 (0.82%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.41%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.05%) GitHub
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.02%) Ethernet
2 10 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.87%) HTTP
4 4 (1.64%) DHCP
4 4 (1.64%) Wireless
5 2 (0.82%) UPnP
5 2 (0.82%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.82%) DLNA
5 2 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) ICMP
5 2 (0.82%) Firewall
5 2 (0.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.33%) MySQL
4 11 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.69%) Big Data
6 7 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.05%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.64%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.82%) SQLite
10 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.41%) DB2
11 1 (0.41%) OLAP
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 26 (10.66%) Subversion
3 16 (6.56%) JUnit
4 10 (4.10%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.46%) Maven
6 5 (2.05%) JIRA
6 5 (2.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.64%) Clang
8 3 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.23%) WinDbg
8 3 (1.23%) Xcode
9 2 (0.82%) Mocha
9 2 (0.82%) Ant
9 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.82%) GCC
9 2 (0.82%) GDB
9 2 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 40 (16.39%) Finance
2 18 (7.38%) Electronics
2 18 (7.38%) Games
3 17 (6.97%) Banking
4 7 (2.87%) Multimedia
4 7 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.64%) Front Office
6 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.23%) Military
7 3 (1.23%) Avionics
7 3 (1.23%) Automotive
8 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (44.67%) Software Engineer
2 92 (37.70%) Developer
3 30 (12.30%) C++ Developer
4 13 (5.33%) Graduate
5 12 (4.92%) Software Developer
6 10 (4.10%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.10%) Applications Support
7 9 (3.69%) Junior
7 9 (3.69%) Senior Developer
7 9 (3.69%) Programmer
7 9 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (3.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (3.69%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (3.28%) Junior Software Engineer
8 8 (3.28%) Team Leader
8 8 (3.28%) Analyst
9 7 (2.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (2.46%) Support Team Leader
10 6 (2.46%) Application Support Team Leader
11 5 (2.05%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.59%) .NET
2 31 (12.70%) HTML
3 21 (8.61%) Web Services
4 19 (7.79%) STL
5 17 (6.97%) CSS
5 17 (6.97%) MFC
6 14 (5.74%) XML
6 14 (5.74%) Java SE
7 13 (5.33%) WinForms
8 12 (4.92%) OpenGL
9 11 (4.51%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.10%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.10%) Qt
11 9 (3.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 8 (3.28%) JPA
12 8 (3.28%) JNI
12 8 (3.28%) J2EE
12 8 (3.28%) Java RMI
13 6 (2.46%) OpenMP
13 6 (2.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (29.92%) Computer Science
2 62 (25.41%) Mathematics
3 31 (12.70%) Algorithms
4 24 (9.84%) Physics
5 21 (8.61%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (6.97%) Visualisation
7 12 (4.92%) GIS
7 12 (4.92%) Mobile App
8 11 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.69%) Fixed Income
10 8 (3.28%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (2.46%) CUDA
13 5 (2.05%) Client/Server
13 5 (2.05%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (2.05%) Statistics
14 4 (1.64%) Derivative
14 4 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 4 (1.64%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.15%) Linux
2 64 (26.23%) Windows
3 47 (19.26%) Android
4 37 (15.16%) UNIX
5 27 (11.07%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.82%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.82%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.41%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (54.10%) Software Engineering
2 105 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.05%) OO
4 54 (22.13%) SDLC
5 42 (17.21%) TDD
6 30 (12.30%) OOP
6 30 (12.30%) Unit Testing
7 28 (11.48%) Scrum
8 23 (9.43%) OOD
8 23 (9.43%) Software Architecture
9 22 (9.02%) UML
10 21 (8.61%) Waterfall
10 21 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.79%) Multithreading
12 18 (7.38%) Open Source
13 16 (6.56%) 3D Visualisation
13 16 (6.56%) Linear Algebra
14 14 (5.74%) API Design
14 14 (5.74%) Stress Testing
15 13 (5.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (51.64%) Java
2 108 (44.26%) C#
3 85 (34.84%) Python
4 84 (34.43%) C
5 60 (24.59%) SQL
6 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
7 18 (7.38%) Perl
8 17 (6.97%) PHP
9 16 (6.56%) VC++
10 15 (6.15%) VB
10 15 (6.15%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.10%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.69%) Ruby
13 8 (3.28%) Tcl
13 8 (3.28%) Embedded C++
14 7 (2.87%) Embedded C
15 6 (2.46%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.46%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 95 (38.93%) Degree
2 7 (2.87%) PhD
3 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.28%) Firmware
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Iperf
Vendors
1 30 (12.30%) Oracle
2 11 (4.51%) Sybase
3 9 (3.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.05%) Informatica
5 4 (1.64%) Atmel
6 3 (1.23%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.23%) SAP
7 2 (0.82%) VMware
7 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.82%) Wind River
8 1 (0.41%) Hyland
8 1 (0.41%) Twitter
8 1 (0.41%) IBM
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.41%) Sage
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