The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 16 4 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.62% 20.25% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 31.37% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 1
Average salary £52,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.82% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
C++
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 51 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 55.38% 64.56% 69.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 25
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

C++
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the West Lothian region.

C++ Salary Trend in West Lothian

C++
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Linlithgow - 1 - -
C++
Scotland

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) C
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) UML
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 2 (12.50%) WPF
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (12.50%) CSS3
9 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (12.50%) Physics
9 2 (12.50%) HND
9 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) WinForms
10 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO

C++
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) WPF
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP