The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 81 83 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 5 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.53% 1.93% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.99% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 905 1258 1107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.69% 96.99% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 520 801 732
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 13 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
5 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
6 2 (15.38%) Scala
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) Multicast
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (15.38%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (15.38%) Clojure
6 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (15.38%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Sybase
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Games
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) KDB
2 1 (7.69%) Kdb+
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (15.38%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (7.69%) CryEngine
2 1 (7.69%) DirectX
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) STL
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) WSDL
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Animation
2 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Physics
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Effects
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Clojure
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) GLSL
4 1 (7.69%) HLSL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) R
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Sybase