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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 51 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 107 146 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.25% 4.37% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.96% 8.82% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 57 85 142
Median salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1345 1656 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.44% 49.60% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1039 1237
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,470
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +7 51 £41,500 +29.68% 9
Glasgow -3 35 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Fife -2 6 £32,500 -14.47%
West Lothian +4 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Aberdeen +2 3 - -
Dundee +3 2 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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++.

1 127 (58.26%) C#
2 114 (52.29%) Java
3 98 (44.95%) Software Engineering
4 88 (40.37%) Degree
5 84 (38.53%) Python
6 67 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (27.06%) Finance
8 57 (26.15%) OO
9 52 (23.85%) SQL
10 51 (23.39%) C
11 45 (20.64%) Computer Science
12 40 (18.35%) Linux
13 39 (17.89%) Mathematics
14 38 (17.43%) JavaScript
15 34 (15.60%) Windows
16 33 (15.14%) Relational Database
16 33 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (14.68%) .NET
17 32 (14.68%) Oracle
18 29 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (12.84%) TDD
20 26 (11.93%) Derivative
21 25 (11.47%) Sybase
21 25 (11.47%) Unit Testing
22 24 (11.01%) Perl
23 22 (10.09%) MVC
23 22 (10.09%) RDBMS
24 21 (9.63%) OOD
25 20 (9.17%) Microsoft
25 20 (9.17%) OTC Derivatives

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 15 (6.88%) Apache
2 12 (5.50%) Apache Qpid
2 12 (5.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (4.13%) IIS
4 7 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.75%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.92%) JBoss
7 2 (0.92%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) Maya
3 1 (0.46%) Houdini
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) RMDS
1 4 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.92%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.50%) GitHub
2 12 (5.50%) Google App Engine
2 12 (5.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (5.50%) Google Compute Engine
2 12 (5.50%) Heroku
2 12 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.50%) PaaS
2 12 (5.50%) SaaS
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.88%) HTTP
2 13 (5.96%) Internet
3 12 (5.50%) AMQP
3 12 (5.50%) Firewall
3 12 (5.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.83%) Multicast
6 3 (1.38%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.92%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.92%) DECT
7 2 (0.92%) FTP
7 2 (0.92%) RS-232
7 2 (0.92%) RS-485
7 2 (0.92%) SNMP
7 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.92%) Wireless
8 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.46%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.14%) Relational Database
2 22 (10.09%) RDBMS
3 19 (8.72%) Big Data
4 17 (7.80%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.88%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.42%) MySQL
7 13 (5.96%) Hadoop
8 12 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (5.50%) MongoDB
8 12 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.13%) GIS
10 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.83%) DB2
12 3 (1.38%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.38%) KDB
13 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.92%) Parquet
14 1 (0.46%) Redis
14 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Git (software)
1 13 (5.96%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.67%) Subversion
4 6 (2.75%) JUnit
5 5 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.29%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (1.38%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.92%) JIRA
7 2 (0.92%) Maven
8 1 (0.46%) Ant
8 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.46%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.46%) Gradle
8 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.46%) Trac
8 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (27.06%) Finance
2 19 (8.72%) Banking
3 15 (6.88%) Electronics
4 12 (5.50%) Billing
4 12 (5.50%) Games
5 9 (4.13%) Marketing
5 9 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.29%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.29%) Front Office
7 5 (2.29%) Legal
7 5 (2.29%) Military
8 4 (1.83%) Advertising
8 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Avionics
9 2 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (34.86%) Developer
2 71 (32.57%) Software Engineer
3 23 (10.55%) C++ Software Engineer
4 22 (10.09%) C++ Developer
5 21 (9.63%) Architect
6 19 (8.72%) Python Developer
7 16 (7.34%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.96%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (5.50%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (5.50%) Service Architect
9 12 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (5.05%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.59%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.59%) Big Data Developer
11 10 (4.59%) Embedded Engineer
11 10 (4.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 9 (4.13%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (3.67%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.67%) Server Engineer
13 8 (3.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.68%) .NET
2 19 (8.72%) CSS
2 19 (8.72%) HTML
3 17 (7.80%) Web Services
4 12 (5.50%) Java EE
4 12 (5.50%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (4.59%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.13%) HTML5
7 8 (3.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (3.67%) Middleware
7 8 (3.67%) REST
7 8 (3.67%) XML
8 7 (3.21%) jQuery
8 7 (3.21%) Spring
9 6 (2.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (2.75%) Unreal Engine
10 5 (2.29%) LESS
10 5 (2.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.64%) Computer Science
2 39 (17.89%) Mathematics
3 33 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (11.93%) Derivative
5 20 (9.17%) OTC Derivatives
6 19 (8.72%) Physics
7 18 (8.26%) Algorithms
8 17 (7.80%) Credit Risk
8 17 (7.80%) Grid Computing
9 16 (7.34%) Data Centre
10 12 (5.50%) Blog
11 11 (5.05%) Visualisation
12 8 (3.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (2.75%) Mobile App
14 6 (2.75%) Virtual Team
15 5 (2.29%) Data Structures
15 5 (2.29%) Driving Licence
15 5 (2.29%) Social Media
15 5 (2.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.35%) Linux
2 34 (15.60%) Windows
3 15 (6.88%) Unix
4 13 (5.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.05%) Android
6 10 (4.59%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.29%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.92%) Solaris
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (44.95%) Software Engineering
2 67 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.15%) OO
4 29 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (12.84%) TDD
6 25 (11.47%) Unit Testing
7 22 (10.09%) MVC
8 21 (9.63%) OOD
9 19 (8.72%) Scrum
10 17 (7.80%) Integration Testing
10 17 (7.80%) Monte Carlo Method
10 17 (7.80%) Service Delivery
10 17 (7.80%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (7.80%) Translating Business Requirements
10 17 (7.80%) Use Case
11 16 (7.34%) SOA
12 14 (6.42%) Release Management
13 13 (5.96%) Automated Testing
13 13 (5.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (5.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 127 (58.26%) C#
2 114 (52.29%) Java
3 84 (38.53%) Python
4 52 (23.85%) SQL
5 51 (23.39%) C
6 38 (17.43%) JavaScript
7 24 (11.01%) Perl
8 19 (8.72%) PowerShell
9 17 (7.80%) PL/SQL
10 16 (7.34%) Ruby
11 12 (5.50%) Delphi
12 11 (5.05%) PHP
13 6 (2.75%) Fortran
13 6 (2.75%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.75%) VB
14 4 (1.83%) C-shell
14 4 (1.83%) Dart
14 4 (1.83%) Korn
14 4 (1.83%) VBScript
15 3 (1.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 88 (40.37%) Degree
2 7 (3.21%) PhD
2 7 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.46%) ISO13485
System Software
1 12 (5.50%) Docker
2 10 (4.59%) Firmware
3 2 (0.92%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.96%) Puppet
3 12 (5.50%) CFEngine
4 4 (1.83%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 2 (0.92%) Fluentd
5 2 (0.92%) Nagios
5 2 (0.92%) Nessus
5 2 (0.92%) QRadar
6 1 (0.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (14.68%) Oracle
2 25 (11.47%) Sybase
3 20 (9.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.50%) Google
5 10 (4.59%) Informatica
6 5 (2.29%) Siemens
7 4 (1.83%) SAP
7 4 (1.83%) Solace
7 4 (1.83%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.38%) Thunderhead
9 2 (0.92%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.92%) CA
9 2 (0.92%) Perforce
9 2 (0.92%) Qualys
9 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.92%) Splunk
10 1 (0.46%) Allen-Bradley
10 1 (0.46%) ILOG
10 1 (0.46%) RedGate
10 1 (0.46%) Twitter
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