Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 143 152
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 13 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 6
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -27.27%
10th Percentile £38,250 £35,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -15.79%

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 2382 2385 2708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 94.34% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1478 1698
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +4.94%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in Edinburgh

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 13 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MFC
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
4 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Qt
4 4 (30.77%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) PhD
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (7.69%) Post-Production
6 1 (7.69%) Fintech
6 1 (7.69%) Blockchain
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Xcode
6 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
6 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.69%) Java

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) MFC
2 4 (30.77%) Qt
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (30.77%) PhD