Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 68 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 98 68 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.30% 3.14% 4.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 5.06% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79 23 53
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +11.80%
10th Percentile £37,250 £25,950 £28,050
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% -

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1463 1343 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 64.17% 62.03% 59.04%
Number of salaries quoted 918 699 882
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £59,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 74 (75.51%) Java
2 66 (67.35%) Python
3 44 (44.90%) Finance
4 36 (36.73%) Machine Learning
5 33 (33.67%) OO
5 33 (33.67%) C#
6 32 (32.65%) Software Engineering
7 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (24.49%) Degree
8 24 (24.49%) Big Data
9 20 (20.41%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (19.39%) Risk Management
11 18 (18.37%) Client/Server
11 18 (18.37%) Analytics
12 17 (17.35%) Computer Science
13 16 (16.33%) Linux
14 15 (15.31%) Robotics
14 15 (15.31%) DevOps
15 13 (13.27%) SDLC
15 13 (13.27%) Unix
16 12 (12.24%) C
17 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
17 11 (11.22%) Refactoring
17 11 (11.22%) Oracle
18 10 (10.20%) SQL
18 10 (10.20%) Ruby
18 10 (10.20%) Microservices
19 9 (9.18%) Mathematics
19 9 (9.18%) Test Automation
19 9 (9.18%) Open Source

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 7 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.02%) Apache
2 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Adaptiv
2 3 (3.06%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (3.06%) Infor M3
2 3 (3.06%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) DHCP
1 1 (1.02%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) Big Data
2 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.04%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) KDB
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.02%) Ant
4 1 (1.02%) Clang
4 1 (1.02%) CMake
4 1 (1.02%) GDB
4 1 (1.02%) GitLab
4 1 (1.02%) Gradle
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.02%) TestRail
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 44 (44.90%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Banking
2 9 (9.18%) Electronics
2 9 (9.18%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Games
4 2 (2.04%) Front Office
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (63.27%) Developer
2 27 (27.55%) Python Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Software Engineer
4 18 (18.37%) Applications Developer
5 17 (17.35%) C++ Developer
6 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
7 13 (13.27%) C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (12.24%) Java Developer
8 12 (12.24%) Lead DevOps
8 12 (12.24%) Software Developer
9 11 (11.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (10.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 9 (9.18%) Lead Developer
11 9 (9.18%) Lead Java Developer
11 9 (9.18%) Senior Python Developer
12 7 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
12 7 (7.14%) Graduate
12 7 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
12 7 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (6.12%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) Qt
1 8 (8.16%) Spring
2 6 (6.12%) HTML
3 5 (5.10%) Spring Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) HTML5
4 4 (4.08%) Swing
5 3 (3.06%) CSS
5 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.06%) Java EE
5 3 (3.06%) XML
6 2 (2.04%) .NET
6 2 (2.04%) CGI
6 2 (2.04%) jQuery
6 2 (2.04%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.02%) Django
7 1 (1.02%) Google Maps API
7 1 (1.02%) JSON
7 1 (1.02%) Node.js
7 1 (1.02%) OpenSceneGraph
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (18.37%) Client/Server
3 17 (17.35%) Computer Science
4 15 (15.31%) Robotics
5 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.12%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.06%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.04%) Derivative
8 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.02%) Animation
9 1 (1.02%) CUDA
9 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.02%) Equities
9 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.02%) STB
9 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Unix
3 8 (8.16%) Android
3 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.12%) Windows
5 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) Machine Learning
2 33 (33.67%) OO
3 32 (32.65%) Software Engineering
4 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (19.39%) Risk Management
6 18 (18.37%) Analytics
7 15 (15.31%) DevOps
8 13 (13.27%) SDLC
9 11 (11.22%) Refactoring
10 10 (10.20%) Microservices
11 9 (9.18%) Mathematics
11 9 (9.18%) Open Source
11 9 (9.18%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.14%) TDD
14 6 (6.12%) Change Management
14 6 (6.12%) Issue Tracking
14 6 (6.12%) Scrum
15 5 (5.10%) Mobile Development
15 5 (5.10%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 74 (75.51%) Java
2 66 (67.35%) Python
3 33 (33.67%) C#
4 12 (12.24%) C
5 10 (10.20%) Ruby
5 10 (10.20%) SQL
6 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.10%) Perl
8 4 (4.08%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.06%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.06%) Smalltalk
10 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.02%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.02%) PHP
11 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (24.49%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (6.12%) PhD
3 3 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) JTAG
1 1 (1.02%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Docker
1 2 (2.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Oracle
2 3 (3.06%) Epicor
2 3 (3.06%) IFS
2 3 (3.06%) Infor
2 3 (3.06%) Sage
2 3 (3.06%) SAP
3 2 (2.04%) Perforce
4 1 (1.02%) Atmel
4 1 (1.02%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.02%) ESRI
4 1 (1.02%) Google
4 1 (1.02%) Intel
4 1 (1.02%) Mapbox
4 1 (1.02%) Mapinfo