The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 72 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.90% 3.30% 3.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.51% 7.83% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 40
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +20.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £150,500 £50,000
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 757 511 634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.05% 42.16% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 470 299 418
Median salary £40,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +6.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,200 £58,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Edinburgh

C++
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for C++ in Edinburgh

C++
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for C++.

1 70 (61.40%) Software Engineering
2 49 (42.98%) Python
2 49 (42.98%) Degree
3 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (39.47%) Java
5 42 (36.84%) C#
6 37 (32.46%) C
6 37 (32.46%) Windows
6 37 (32.46%) Linux
6 37 (32.46%) Computer Science
7 26 (22.81%) OO
8 20 (17.54%) Ruby
9 18 (15.79%) .NET
10 17 (14.91%) Mathematics
10 17 (14.91%) Algorithms
10 17 (14.91%) Red Hat
10 17 (14.91%) SQL
10 17 (14.91%) VB
11 16 (14.04%) Solaris
11 16 (14.04%) TCP/IP
11 16 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (14.04%) Security Testing
11 16 (14.04%) CREST Certified
12 14 (12.28%) Physics
13 13 (11.40%) Oracle
14 11 (9.65%) Numerate Degree
15 10 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
15 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
15 10 (8.77%) Data Structures

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.63%) ArcGIS
1 3 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.75%) Apache
2 2 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) Moodle
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) Asana
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.63%) Wireless
3 2 (1.75%) ATM
4 1 (0.88%) AMQP
4 1 (0.88%) Broadband
4 1 (0.88%) RS-485
4 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) MySQL
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) Big Data
4 3 (2.63%) GIS
4 3 (2.63%) QGIS
5 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) JIRA
2 2 (1.75%) Selenium
2 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Trac
3 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Games
3 4 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (54.39%) Software Engineer
2 31 (27.19%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Developer
3 18 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Manual Tester
4 16 (14.04%) Security Tester
4 16 (14.04%) Tester
5 11 (9.65%) C++ Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Java Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) MFC
3 6 (5.26%) CSS
3 6 (5.26%) HTML
4 5 (4.39%) React
5 4 (3.51%) Qt
5 4 (3.51%) XML
6 3 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (2.63%) Google Maps API
6 3 (2.63%) STL
6 3 (2.63%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.75%) Django
7 2 (1.75%) Middleware
7 2 (1.75%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.46%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.91%) Algorithms
3 10 (8.77%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.63%) ASIC
4 3 (2.63%) Verilog
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.88%) Arduino
6 1 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) PACS
6 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.88%) VHDL
6 1 (0.88%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.46%) Linux
1 37 (32.46%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Solaris
3 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (61.40%) Software Engineering
2 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.81%) OO
4 17 (14.91%) Mathematics
5 16 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (14.04%) Security Testing
6 14 (12.28%) Physics
7 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (7.02%) OOP
9 6 (5.26%) Open Source
10 5 (4.39%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.51%) Scrum
11 4 (3.51%) TDD
11 4 (3.51%) Web Development
12 3 (2.63%) Data Analysis
12 3 (2.63%) Image Processing
12 3 (2.63%) Statistical Analysis
12 3 (2.63%) Test Automation
12 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.98%) Python
2 45 (39.47%) Java
3 42 (36.84%) C#
4 37 (32.46%) C
5 20 (17.54%) Ruby
6 17 (14.91%) SQL
6 17 (14.91%) VB
7 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.39%) Perl
9 5 (4.39%) PHP
10 4 (3.51%) Lisp
11 3 (2.63%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.63%) Scala
12 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.88%) R
13 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (42.98%) Degree
2 16 (14.04%) CREST Certified
3 11 (9.65%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (4.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.40%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.51%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) Intel
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) Xilinx
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