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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 5 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 25.00% 5.36% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.62% 7.89% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +63.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
26 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 72.22% 67.86% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 16
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014. 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
Livingston +2 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Linlithgow - 2 - -
C++
Scotland

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) C
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) UML
6 4 (30.77%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) Perl
8 2 (15.38%) PHP
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) STL
8 2 (15.38%) Python
8 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (15.38%) Online Security
8 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (15.38%) WinForms
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Marketing
8 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
8 2 (15.38%) Ext JS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) STL
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
2 2 (15.38%) Ext JS
2 2 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) UML
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Online Security
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) C
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter
Livingston
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago