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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 88 78 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 -41 +62
Permanent jobs citing C++ 29 29 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.91% 2.18% 5.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 4.22% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 29
10th Percentile £28,500 £43,300 -
25th Percentile £45,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -18.18%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £79,375 £72,950 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% +12.50%

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 677 688 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 44.60% 51.77% 64.24%
Number of salaries quoted 391 458 359
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £38,775 £38,750 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £56,813 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Glasgow

C++
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Glasgow.

Salary trend for C++ in Glasgow

C++
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for C++.

1 14 (48.28%) Python
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) C
2 12 (41.38%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
4 10 (34.48%) Agile
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Perl
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Firmware
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) Decision-Making
9 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
9 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) OO
10 4 (13.79%) Unix
10 4 (13.79%) .NET
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.79%) QA
11 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
11 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle
11 3 (10.34%) Legal

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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.45%) Azure
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) ATM
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) GitLab
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Social Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Graduate
2 6 (20.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Product Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Test Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) Flash
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (3.45%) NumPy
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.45%) OpenID
3 1 (3.45%) Pandas
3 1 (3.45%) React
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.45%) Hackathon
2 1 (3.45%) IoT
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) NVMe
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 10 (34.48%) Agile
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
3 6 (20.69%) Decision-Making
4 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
4 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Software Quality Assurance
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) C
2 12 (41.38%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) Perl
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
5 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Scala
5 2 (6.90%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) ES6
6 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Firmware
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
1 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) Brocade
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Pega
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas