The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 63 73
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 68 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.62% 3.77% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.31% 5.97% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 59 5 15
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,750 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 818 821 674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 67.55% 63.20% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 777 745
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,650 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £62,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Glasgow

C++
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for C++ in Glasgow

C++
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for C++.

1 77 (74.04%) Java
2 72 (69.23%) Python
3 52 (50.00%) OO
4 48 (46.15%) Finance
5 42 (40.38%) Big Data
6 39 (37.50%) C#
7 37 (35.58%) Machine Learning
8 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (32.69%) Client/Server
9 34 (32.69%) Relational Database
10 24 (23.08%) Robotics
11 23 (22.12%) Banking
12 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
13 21 (20.19%) Risk Management
14 19 (18.27%) Greenfield Project
15 18 (17.31%) Investment Banking
15 18 (17.31%) Degree
15 18 (17.31%) Linux
15 18 (17.31%) SQL
16 16 (15.38%) Computer Science
17 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
17 13 (12.50%) C
17 13 (12.50%) Windows
18 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
19 11 (10.58%) Unit Testing
19 11 (10.58%) Ruby
19 11 (10.58%) OOD
20 8 (7.69%) TDD
20 8 (7.69%) Android
20 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS

C++
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 2 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (0.96%) Apache
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.96%) Mule
2 1 (0.96%) Mule ESB
2 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) LAN
1 5 (4.81%) WAN
2 3 (2.88%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) RS-232
4 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.38%) Big Data
2 34 (32.69%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.92%) KDB
5 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.96%) GIS
6 1 (0.96%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.92%) FitNesse
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.92%) Maven
2 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.96%) Ant
3 1 (0.96%) Clang
3 1 (0.96%) GDB
3 1 (0.96%) GitLab
3 1 (0.96%) Gradle
3 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 48 (46.15%) Finance
2 23 (22.12%) Banking
3 18 (17.31%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.73%) Electronics
5 5 (4.81%) Retail
5 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Front Office
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 77 (74.04%) Developer
2 41 (39.42%) Python Developer
3 35 (33.65%) Senior Developer
4 34 (32.69%) Applications Developer
5 20 (19.23%) Senior Python Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Machine Learning Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) C++ Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Graduate
9 5 (4.81%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Graduate Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Junior
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) Qt
1 6 (5.77%) Spring
2 5 (4.81%) ODBC
3 4 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.88%) .NET
4 3 (2.88%) Java EE
5 2 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.92%) Drools
5 2 (1.92%) SOAP
5 2 (1.92%) STL
5 2 (1.92%) WSDL
5 2 (1.92%) XML
6 1 (0.96%) JMS
6 1 (0.96%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.96%) QML
6 1 (0.96%) REST
6 1 (0.96%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.69%) Client/Server
2 24 (23.08%) Robotics
3 19 (18.27%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.88%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.96%) STB
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.96%) Verilog
8 1 (0.96%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Windows
3 8 (7.69%) Android
3 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Unix
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.00%) OO
2 37 (35.58%) Machine Learning
3 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
5 21 (20.19%) Risk Management
6 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.58%) OOD
7 11 (10.58%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.69%) TDD
9 7 (6.73%) Analytics
9 7 (6.73%) Scrum
10 6 (5.77%) Mobile Development
10 6 (5.77%) SDLC
11 5 (4.81%) Android Development
11 5 (4.81%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (4.81%) iOS Development
11 5 (4.81%) Refactoring
11 5 (4.81%) WFM
12 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
13 3 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 77 (74.04%) Java
2 72 (69.23%) Python
3 39 (37.50%) C#
4 18 (17.31%) SQL
5 13 (12.50%) C
6 11 (10.58%) Ruby
7 7 (6.73%) Perl
8 5 (4.81%) Scala
8 5 (4.81%) VB
9 4 (3.85%) Assembly Language
9 4 (3.85%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.88%) Groovy
11 2 (1.92%) Go
11 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.96%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Ansible
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Sybase
2 5 (4.81%) Verint
3 3 (2.88%) Intel
4 2 (1.92%) IBM
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) Xamarin
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