The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer - C++
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - 99
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.33% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £41,250 - £37,750
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £35,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £39,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 1125 1266 1188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.90% 97.46% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 731 674 756
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Glasgow

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Qt
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) PhD
5 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) GIS
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) STL
5 1 (20.00%) Business Development
5 1 (20.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things

C++ Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (20.00%) QML
2 1 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD