Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 124 108
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 17 16 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.74% 0.74% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.77% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 16
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -41.75% -20.77%
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -19.42% +21.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2213 2090 2450
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.49% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1164 1580
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Glasgow region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 9 (52.94%) Refactoring
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (35.29%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (29.41%) Spring Cloud
6 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
6 5 (29.41%) Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) Process Management
6 5 (29.41%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Electronics
7 4 (23.53%) Swing
7 4 (23.53%) PhD
7 4 (23.53%) Adaptiv
7 4 (23.53%) Qt
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Adaptiv
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
1 5 (29.41%) Spring Cloud
2 4 (23.53%) Qt
2 4 (23.53%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Refactoring
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
2 5 (29.41%) Process Management
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.88%) Forensic Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (23.53%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle