Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 73 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 +27
Permanent jobs citing C++ 56 102 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.99% 4.27% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 6.44% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 49 68 82
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,250 £36,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £80,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 1,197 1,585 1,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 63.87% 66.43% 67.00%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1,153 841
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +1.19%

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 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 38 (67.86%) OO
2 30 (53.57%) Java
3 27 (48.21%) Python
3 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 22 (39.29%) Multithreading
6 21 (37.50%) SDLC
7 20 (35.71%) Relational Database
7 20 (35.71%) OOD
7 20 (35.71%) SQL
7 20 (35.71%) Finance
8 19 (33.93%) RDBMS
8 19 (33.93%) BDD
8 19 (33.93%) NoSQL
8 19 (33.93%) TDD
9 18 (32.14%) Hadoop
9 18 (32.14%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (30.36%) SOA
10 17 (30.36%) Mentoring
10 17 (30.36%) Concurrent Programming
10 17 (30.36%) Strategic Thinking
11 16 (28.57%) Linux
12 15 (26.79%) User Experience
12 15 (26.79%) Technical Leadership
13 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement Process
13 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (21.43%) Software Architecture
14 10 (17.86%) XML
15 9 (16.07%) XSD
16 6 (10.71%) C#

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 (1.79%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) RS-485
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 19 (33.93%) NoSQL
2 19 (33.93%) RDBMS
3 18 (32.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.57%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.79%) Bigtable
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Automotive
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) Python Developer
3 17 (30.36%) Software Developer
4 16 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) XML
2 9 (16.07%) XSD
3 5 (8.93%) XSLT
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 4 (7.14%) JSON
5 3 (5.36%) REST
6 2 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) JDBC
6 2 (3.57%) JNI
6 2 (3.57%) ODBC
6 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) STL
6 2 (3.57%) XSL
7 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.79%) Middleware
7 1 (1.79%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.79%) RESTful
7 1 (1.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.79%) Animation
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) OO
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 22 (39.29%) Multithreading
5 21 (37.50%) SDLC
6 20 (35.71%) OOD
7 19 (33.93%) BDD
7 19 (33.93%) TDD
8 18 (32.14%) OOA/OOD
9 17 (30.36%) Concurrent Programming
9 17 (30.36%) Mentoring
9 17 (30.36%) SOA
9 17 (30.36%) Strategic Thinking
10 15 (26.79%) Technical Leadership
11 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement Process
11 12 (21.43%) Software Architecture
12 5 (8.93%) Multithreaded Programming
13 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.36%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) Java
2 27 (48.21%) Python
3 20 (35.71%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) C
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.79%) Java 8
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PhD
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Google
1 1 (1.79%) HP
1 1 (1.79%) IBM
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle
1 1 (1.79%) Reuters