Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 70 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 116 87 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.29% 3.87% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.03% 5.97% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84 69 19
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,975 £80,000 £64,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.43% +11.04%

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 1,445 1,457 1,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 65.92% 64.81% 62.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 921 692
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +17.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 86 (74.14%) SQL
2 78 (67.24%) Finance
3 73 (62.93%) Java
4 62 (53.45%) Python
5 57 (49.14%) OO
6 52 (44.83%) Unit Testing
7 49 (42.24%) XML
8 45 (38.79%) C#
8 45 (38.79%) Multithreading
9 39 (33.62%) Linux
10 36 (31.03%) OOP
10 36 (31.03%) TDD
10 36 (31.03%) Relational Database
11 35 (30.17%) Oracle
12 34 (29.31%) NoSQL
13 33 (28.45%) PL/SQL
13 33 (28.45%) Middleware
14 32 (27.59%) Visual Studio
14 32 (27.59%) Banking
14 32 (27.59%) Ruby
14 32 (27.59%) BDD
15 31 (26.72%) Test Automation
16 30 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (25.86%) Continuous Deployment
17 29 (25.00%) Refactoring
18 28 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
18 28 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
18 28 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
19 25 (21.55%) Bigtable
19 25 (21.55%) System Testing

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 25 (21.55%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.86%) GitHub
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.86%) SAN
2 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 34 (29.31%) NoSQL
3 28 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 28 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (21.55%) Bigtable
5 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
6 12 (10.34%) Oracle Database
7 11 (9.48%) RDBMS
8 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (5.17%) DB2
10 5 (4.31%) KDB
10 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.45%) Big Data
12 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.59%) MSDE
13 2 (1.72%) MySQL
14 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.86%) Kdb+
14 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.90%) Toad
3 4 (3.45%) GoogleTest
3 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.72%) JUnit
6 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 78 (67.24%) Finance
2 32 (27.59%) Banking
3 8 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Law
5 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (63.79%) Developer
2 46 (39.66%) C++ Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Java Engineer
3 23 (19.83%) Python Engineer
4 17 (14.66%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.93%) Senior C++ Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Python Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.31%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Programmer
10 4 (3.45%) Python Programmer
10 4 (3.45%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.24%) XML
2 33 (28.45%) Middleware
3 25 (21.55%) XML Schema
4 21 (18.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (7.76%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.76%) XSD
5 9 (7.76%) XSLT
6 8 (6.90%) .NET
7 7 (6.03%) React
8 6 (5.17%) ODBC
8 6 (5.17%) Spring
9 5 (4.31%) JSON
10 4 (3.45%) RESTful
11 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.72%) HTML
12 2 (1.72%) Kafka
12 2 (1.72%) REST
12 2 (1.72%) SOAP
12 2 (1.72%) Spring Boot
13 1 (0.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Virtual Team
2 11 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Derivative
4 8 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.59%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.59%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.62%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 6 (5.17%) Unix
4 3 (2.59%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.14%) OO
2 52 (44.83%) Unit Testing
3 45 (38.79%) Multithreading
4 36 (31.03%) OOP
4 36 (31.03%) TDD
5 32 (27.59%) BDD
6 31 (26.72%) Test Automation
7 30 (25.86%) Continuous Deployment
7 30 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (25.00%) Refactoring
9 28 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
10 25 (21.55%) Complex Event Processing
10 25 (21.55%) Domain Models
10 25 (21.55%) System Testing
11 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (14.66%) SDLC
13 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
14 12 (10.34%) Concurrent Programming
15 11 (9.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (74.14%) SQL
2 73 (62.93%) Java
3 62 (53.45%) Python
4 45 (38.79%) C#
5 33 (28.45%) PL/SQL
6 32 (27.59%) Ruby
7 25 (21.55%) XPath
8 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.76%) C
10 8 (6.90%) Perl
11 7 (6.03%) Scala
12 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
13 5 (4.31%) Java 8
14 4 (3.45%) Groovy
15 3 (2.59%) Embedded C
15 3 (2.59%) Embedded C++
16 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.86%) Go
17 1 (0.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Firmware
2 2 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (30.17%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Sybase
3 8 (6.90%) Solace
3 8 (6.90%) Talarian
3 8 (6.90%) TIBCO
4 7 (6.03%) Avaloq
4 7 (6.03%) Fiserv
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.03%) SAP
4 7 (6.03%) Temenos
5 4 (3.45%) Google
5 4 (3.45%) IBM
6 3 (2.59%) Perforce