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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 42 42 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.76% 3.13% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.43% 7.61% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 40
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £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 653 552 629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 58.41% 41.16% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 399 377 448
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (56.94%) Software Engineering
2 29 (40.28%) Java
2 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.11%) Windows
4 25 (34.72%) C
5 24 (33.33%) C#
5 24 (33.33%) Python
6 22 (30.56%) Linux
7 21 (29.17%) Degree
8 17 (23.61%) OO
9 14 (19.44%) Ruby
10 13 (18.06%) .NET
11 11 (15.28%) VB
12 10 (13.89%) Solaris
12 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
12 10 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
12 10 (13.89%) Security Testing
12 10 (13.89%) Algorithms
12 10 (13.89%) CREST Certified
13 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 8 (11.11%) PHP
14 8 (11.11%) MySQL
14 8 (11.11%) Google
15 7 (9.72%) React
16 6 (8.33%) Web Development
16 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
16 6 (8.33%) Perl
16 6 (8.33%) GIS

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 4 (5.56%) ArcGIS
1 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) Asana
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.39%) DECT
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) GIS
3 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) QGIS
4 3 (4.17%) Big Data
4 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
1 4 (5.56%) Games
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Tester
4 9 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 9 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 8 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) C++ Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Data Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) React
3 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (5.56%) Google Maps API
4 4 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (5.56%) STL
5 3 (4.17%) MFC
6 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.78%) DirectX
6 2 (2.78%) Middleware
6 2 (2.78%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (2.78%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (1.39%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Algorithms
1 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Arduino
4 1 (1.39%) ASIC
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) PACS
4 1 (1.39%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.39%) Verilog
4 1 (1.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.39%) MVS
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Software Engineering
2 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.61%) OO
4 10 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (13.89%) Security Testing
5 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.33%) Web Development
6 5 (6.94%) Image Processing
6 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.94%) OOP
6 5 (6.94%) Open Source
7 4 (5.56%) Computer Vision
7 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.56%) Deep Learning
7 4 (5.56%) Neural Network
7 4 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (4.17%) UML
9 2 (2.78%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Java
2 25 (34.72%) C
3 24 (33.33%) C#
3 24 (33.33%) Python
4 14 (19.44%) Ruby
5 11 (15.28%) VB
6 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.11%) PHP
8 6 (8.33%) Perl
9 5 (6.94%) SQL
10 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.17%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.78%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.78%) Delphi
12 2 (2.78%) R
13 1 (1.39%) Lisp
13 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.39%) Scala
13 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) CREST Certified
3 2 (2.78%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) Intel
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Sony
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