The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C++ Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 100
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1038 1213 1309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.02% 93.60% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 675 784 796
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Edinburgh

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in Edinburgh

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) C#
5 5 (55.56%) MFC
5 5 (55.56%) Python
5 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) MFC
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Python
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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