Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 14.93% 14.29% 21.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.41% 31.58% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 10
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% +20.63%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £32,025
90th Percentile £52,000 £49,250 £44,850
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% -

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 34 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 50.75% 45.24% 59.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 38
Fife median annual salary £37,661 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.88% -14.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,150 £29,700
90th Percentile £49,750 £45,900 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Fife

C++
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for C++ in Fife

C++
Salary Histogram in Fife

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Fife over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Fife

C++
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Fife region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -3 6 £40,000 +23.08%
Newport-on-Tay - 1 - -
C++
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Fife region with a requirement for C++.

1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) C
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (40.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (40.00%) Physics
5 4 (40.00%) WPF
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) iPhone
5 4 (40.00%) XAML
5 4 (40.00%) Games
5 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) ActionScript
5 4 (40.00%) iTunes
5 4 (40.00%) Data Structures
5 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (40.00%) iPad
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Game Development
5 4 (40.00%) PlayStation
6 3 (30.00%) WebGL

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) iTunes
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) Flash
3 3 (30.00%) OpenGL
3 3 (30.00%) WebGL
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
1 4 (40.00%) iPhone
1 4 (40.00%) PlayStation
2 3 (30.00%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (30.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Game Development
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) ActionScript
4 4 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) XAML
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA