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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 4.55% 9.68% 5.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 23.08% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £45,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 - £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 13 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 43.18% 41.94% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 24
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £31,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 28 June 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

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 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB