Period
to 16 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 60 53
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 85 65 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.87% 3.44% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.12% 5.62% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 62 37 50
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,650 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,750 £70,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.88% -7.14%

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 1,390 1,156 1,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 63.35% 61.16% 57.53%
Number of salaries quoted 923 660 881
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,800 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,775 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 61 (71.76%) Java
2 58 (68.24%) Python
3 34 (40.00%) Finance
4 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
5 28 (32.94%) C#
6 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (27.06%) Machine Learning
8 21 (24.71%) DevOps
9 20 (23.53%) Analytics
10 17 (20.00%) Linux
11 16 (18.82%) Unix
11 16 (18.82%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
12 15 (17.65%) OO
13 14 (16.47%) Ruby
13 14 (16.47%) Degree
13 14 (16.47%) SDLC
14 13 (15.29%) Microservices
14 13 (15.29%) Oracle
15 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
16 11 (12.94%) C
16 11 (12.94%) Big Data
17 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
17 10 (11.76%) Scrum
18 9 (10.59%) SQL
18 9 (10.59%) TDD
19 8 (9.41%) Banking
19 8 (9.41%) Investment Banking
19 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
19 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (4.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Epicor Tropos
1 5 (5.88%) Infor M3
1 5 (5.88%) NetSuite
2 4 (4.71%) Adaptiv
3 2 (2.35%) LabWindows
4 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.35%) RS-485
2 1 (1.18%) DHCP
2 1 (1.18%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) Big Data
2 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) GIS
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) LabVIEW
2 4 (4.71%) JUnit
3 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Mockito
5 1 (1.18%) CMake
5 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) TestRail
5 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
2 8 (9.41%) Investment Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Electronics
4 6 (7.06%) Games
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Developer
2 23 (27.06%) Software Engineer
3 19 (22.35%) Python Developer
4 16 (18.82%) Lead DevOps
5 15 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (16.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 11 (12.94%) C++ Developer
7 11 (12.94%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Applications Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Lead Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Analyst
11 5 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) Spring
3 4 (4.71%) HTML5
3 4 (4.71%) Swing
3 4 (4.71%) XML
4 3 (3.53%) CSS
4 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.53%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.35%) CGI
5 2 (2.35%) jQuery
5 2 (2.35%) Qt
5 2 (2.35%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.35%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) CSS3
6 1 (1.18%) Node.js
6 1 (1.18%) OpenSceneGraph
6 1 (1.18%) QML
6 1 (1.18%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 1 (1.18%) Vulkan
6 1 (1.18%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.06%) Robotics
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.35%) Derivative
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Animation
7 1 (1.18%) CUDA
7 1 (1.18%) Equities
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Linux
2 16 (18.82%) Unix
3 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.71%) Android
4 4 (4.71%) Windows
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
2 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.06%) Machine Learning
4 21 (24.71%) DevOps
5 20 (23.53%) Analytics
6 15 (17.65%) OO
6 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 14 (16.47%) SDLC
8 13 (15.29%) Microservices
9 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
10 10 (11.76%) Scrum
11 9 (10.59%) TDD
12 6 (7.06%) BDD
12 6 (7.06%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (7.06%) ERP
12 6 (7.06%) Kanban
13 5 (5.88%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
14 4 (4.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (71.76%) Java
2 58 (68.24%) Python
3 28 (32.94%) C#
4 14 (16.47%) Ruby
5 11 (12.94%) C
6 9 (10.59%) SQL
7 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.71%) Perl
9 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.53%) Smalltalk
10 2 (2.35%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.35%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.35%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) JTAG
1 1 (1.18%) MISRA
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Ansible
1 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Epicor
2 5 (5.88%) IFS
2 5 (5.88%) Infor
2 5 (5.88%) Sage
2 5 (5.88%) SAP
3 4 (4.71%) Sybase
4 1 (1.18%) Atmel
4 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.18%) ESRI
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) Mapbox
4 1 (1.18%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Perforce