Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 136 150
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 12 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.53% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 5
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £39,500 £30,950
90th Percentile £48,500 £57,500 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2177 2080 2470
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 96.61% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1159 1599
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (50.00%) C
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Electronics
5 4 (33.33%) Android
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) PhD
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
7 2 (16.67%) Qt
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 2 (16.67%) Android Development
7 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
8 1 (8.33%) Linux Kernel Development

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 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Qt
4 1 (8.33%) CGI
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Android Development
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) C
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PhD
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JTAG
1 1 (8.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atmel
1 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle