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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 51 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 96 117 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.03% 3.80% 4.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 7.63% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 67 44 113
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,650 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1344 1533 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 56.47% 49.79% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 843 967 1155
Median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +18 33 £45,000 +30.43% 6
Glasgow -9 33 £51,250 +13.88% 4
Dundee +11 19 £30,750 -31.66% 3
West Lothian +15 7 £42,500 -
Fife -1 2 £36,250 -4.60%
Angus - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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++.

1 107 (51.94%) C#
2 103 (50.00%) Java
3 98 (47.57%) Software Engineering
4 94 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (35.92%) Python
6 63 (30.58%) Degree
7 50 (24.27%) Linux
7 50 (24.27%) C
8 44 (21.36%) OO
9 42 (20.39%) Finance
10 41 (19.90%) Computer Science
11 38 (18.45%) JavaScript
12 33 (16.02%) SQL
12 33 (16.02%) Mathematics
13 32 (15.53%) Windows
13 32 (15.53%) Relational Database
14 26 (12.62%) .NET
15 25 (12.14%) Algorithms
15 25 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (11.65%) TDD
17 23 (11.17%) Games
18 21 (10.19%) Ruby
18 21 (10.19%) Oracle
18 21 (10.19%) Android
18 21 (10.19%) Apple iOS
19 20 (9.71%) Scrum
20 19 (9.22%) Banking
21 18 (8.74%) Git (software)
21 18 (8.74%) MVC
21 18 (8.74%) 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 8 (3.88%) Apache Qpid
1 8 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (3.88%) IIS
1 8 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.94%) Apache
4 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) Maya
3 2 (0.97%) Houdini
3 2 (0.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) NUKE
4 1 (0.49%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) RMDS
2 1 (0.49%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.37%) SaaS
3 8 (3.88%) GitHub
3 8 (3.88%) Google App Engine
3 8 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.88%) Google Compute Engine
3 8 (3.88%) Heroku
3 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.88%) PaaS
4 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.83%) HTTP
1 12 (5.83%) Internet
2 8 (3.88%) AMQP
2 8 (3.88%) Firewall
2 8 (3.88%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (2.43%) Wireless
3 5 (2.43%) ZigBee
4 4 (1.94%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.46%) DECT
5 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.46%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.46%) Multicast
5 3 (1.46%) RS-485
5 3 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.97%) RS-232
7 1 (0.49%) MQTT
7 1 (0.49%) Network Security
7 1 (0.49%) SAN
7 1 (0.49%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.53%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.25%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.28%) RDBMS
4 13 (6.31%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.34%) MySQL
6 10 (4.85%) GIS
7 9 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.37%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.88%) Big Data
8 8 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.94%) DB2
11 3 (1.46%) KDB
12 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.49%) MSDE
13 1 (0.49%) QGIS
13 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.85%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.37%) Subversion
4 8 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.43%) JUnit
6 3 (1.46%) Appium
6 3 (1.46%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.46%) JIRA
7 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.97%) Maven
7 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.49%) Ant
8 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.49%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.49%) Gradle
8 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) Trac
General
1 42 (20.39%) Finance
2 23 (11.17%) Games
3 19 (9.22%) Banking
4 15 (7.28%) Electronics
5 10 (4.85%) Marketing
6 9 (4.37%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.88%) Billing
8 6 (2.91%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.43%) Aerospace
9 5 (2.43%) Automotive
9 5 (2.43%) Front Office
9 5 (2.43%) Military
9 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.94%) Advertising
11 2 (0.97%) Avionics
11 2 (0.97%) Legal
12 1 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 76 (36.89%) Software Engineer
2 69 (33.50%) Developer
3 32 (15.53%) C++ Developer
4 31 (15.05%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (9.22%) Embedded Engineer
5 19 (9.22%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.25%) Architect
6 17 (8.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 17 (8.25%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Python Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 9 (4.37%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (4.37%) Firmware Engineer
11 8 (3.88%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (3.88%) Development Engineer
11 8 (3.88%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.62%) .NET
2 18 (8.74%) HTML
3 16 (7.77%) CSS
4 13 (6.31%) Web Services
5 11 (5.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 10 (4.85%) ASP.NET
6 10 (4.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (4.85%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (4.85%) Unreal Engine
7 8 (3.88%) Java EE
8 6 (2.91%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.91%) cocos2d
8 6 (2.91%) DirectX
8 6 (2.91%) OpenGL
8 6 (2.91%) RESTful
8 6 (2.91%) STL
9 5 (2.43%) HTML5
9 5 (2.43%) jQuery
9 5 (2.43%) REST
9 5 (2.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.90%) Computer Science
2 33 (16.02%) Mathematics
3 25 (12.14%) Algorithms
4 16 (7.77%) Physics
5 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.80%) Data Structures
6 11 (5.34%) Derivative
7 10 (4.85%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.85%) Visualisation
8 9 (4.37%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.88%) Blog
10 7 (3.40%) Animation
10 7 (3.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (2.43%) Credit Risk
11 5 (2.43%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.43%) Grid Computing
11 5 (2.43%) OTC Derivatives
11 5 (2.43%) VHDL
11 5 (2.43%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.94%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.27%) Linux
2 32 (15.53%) Windows
3 21 (10.19%) Android
3 21 (10.19%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.34%) Unix
5 3 (1.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.57%) Software Engineering
2 94 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.36%) OO
4 25 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (11.65%) TDD
6 20 (9.71%) Scrum
7 18 (8.74%) MVC
7 18 (8.74%) OOD
8 17 (8.25%) UML
9 16 (7.77%) SDLC
10 14 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (6.80%) Mobile Development
11 13 (6.31%) Unit Testing
11 13 (6.31%) Use Case
11 13 (6.31%) Web Development
12 12 (5.83%) SOA
13 11 (5.34%) BDD
14 10 (4.85%) Release Management
15 9 (4.37%) Kanban
15 9 (4.37%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 107 (51.94%) C#
2 103 (50.00%) Java
3 74 (35.92%) Python
4 50 (24.27%) C
5 38 (18.45%) JavaScript
6 33 (16.02%) SQL
7 21 (10.19%) Ruby
8 16 (7.77%) Perl
9 10 (4.85%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.37%) PHP
11 8 (3.88%) Delphi
11 8 (3.88%) Lua
11 8 (3.88%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.40%) VB
13 3 (1.46%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.46%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.46%) R
14 2 (0.97%) Erlang
14 2 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (30.58%) Degree
2 5 (2.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) PhD
4 1 (0.49%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO13485
System Software
1 11 (5.34%) Firmware
2 8 (3.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) Puppet
2 9 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.88%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) MOM
4 1 (0.49%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 21 (10.19%) Oracle
2 17 (8.25%) Sybase
3 13 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.34%) Google
5 8 (3.88%) Perforce
6 5 (2.43%) Siemens
7 4 (1.94%) SAP
8 3 (1.46%) HP
9 1 (0.49%) CA
9 1 (0.49%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) ILOG
9 1 (0.49%) Intel
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.49%) Solace
9 1 (0.49%) Sony
9 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
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