Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 4.65% 7.32% 8.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.76% 14.63% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Aberdeen median annual salary £41,250 - £37,000
10th Percentile £34,300 - £31,300
90th Percentile £48,750 - £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.33% +9.74% -

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 41 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 47.67% 50.00% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 29
Aberdeen median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,800 £25,300 £29,300
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,250 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Aberdeen

C++
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for C++ in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB