Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 51 77
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 104 102 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.27% 4.82% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 7.18% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 70 82 21
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.90%

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 1,638 1,420 1,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 67.21% 67.08% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 835 766
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 87 (83.65%) Java
2 83 (79.81%) Python
3 58 (55.77%) SQL
4 53 (50.96%) C#
5 48 (46.15%) OO
6 44 (42.31%) Finance
7 39 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 37 (35.58%) Ruby
9 34 (32.69%) Linux
9 34 (32.69%) Relational Database
10 32 (30.77%) NoSQL
11 31 (29.81%) OOP
12 30 (28.85%) Software Engineering
12 30 (28.85%) TDD
13 29 (27.88%) Continuous Deployment
14 27 (25.96%) XML
14 27 (25.96%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (24.04%) Refactoring
15 25 (24.04%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (22.12%) Unit Testing
17 23 (22.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (22.12%) DevOps
18 22 (21.15%) Middleware
19 20 (19.23%) Sybase
19 20 (19.23%) BDD
19 20 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
20 19 (18.27%) Virtual Team
20 19 (18.27%) Domain Models
20 19 (18.27%) Complex Event Processing

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 19 (18.27%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.96%) GitHub
3 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.88%) RS-485
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.69%) Relational Database
2 32 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 27 (25.96%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (22.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (18.27%) Bigtable
6 15 (14.42%) RDBMS
7 14 (13.46%) DB2
8 12 (11.54%) MongoDB
9 10 (9.62%) Big Data
10 7 (6.73%) KDB
11 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.92%) MSDE
12 2 (1.92%) MySQL
12 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.96%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) JUnit
2 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) LabVIEW
3 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.77%) JIRA
4 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.85%) Mockito
6 3 (2.88%) Maven
6 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.88%) Toad
7 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
General
1 44 (42.31%) Finance
2 19 (18.27%) Banking
3 8 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.77%) Electronics
5 3 (2.88%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (44.23%) Developer
2 18 (17.31%) Java Engineer
3 17 (16.35%) Python Engineer
4 16 (15.38%) Programmer
5 15 (14.42%) Python Developer
5 15 (14.42%) Python Programmer
6 14 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (13.46%) Software Engineer
7 13 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
7 13 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 10 (9.62%) C++ Developer
8 10 (9.62%) Java Developer
9 9 (8.65%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Lead DevOps
9 9 (8.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Test Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Objective-C Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) XML
2 22 (21.15%) Middleware
3 19 (18.27%) XML Schema
4 14 (13.46%) Spring
5 9 (8.65%) Hibernate
6 8 (7.69%) Spring Boot
7 6 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (5.77%) XSD
7 6 (5.77%) XSLT
8 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.88%) Web Services
9 2 (1.92%) Kafka
9 2 (1.92%) React
9 2 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.96%) JMS
10 1 (0.96%) NumPy
10 1 (0.96%) Pandas
10 1 (0.96%) RESTful
10 1 (0.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Virtual Team
2 15 (14.42%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (9.62%) Fixed Income
6 8 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.85%) Derivative
8 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.92%) Equities
10 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Linux
2 17 (16.35%) Unix
3 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.15%) OO
2 39 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 31 (29.81%) OOP
4 30 (28.85%) Software Engineering
4 30 (28.85%) TDD
5 29 (27.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 25 (24.04%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (24.04%) Refactoring
7 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (22.12%) DevOps
8 23 (22.12%) Unit Testing
9 20 (19.23%) BDD
9 20 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (18.27%) Complex Event Processing
10 19 (18.27%) Domain Models
10 19 (18.27%) OOA/OOD
10 19 (18.27%) System Testing
11 18 (17.31%) SDLC
12 14 (13.46%) Multithreading
13 12 (11.54%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 87 (83.65%) Java
2 83 (79.81%) Python
3 58 (55.77%) SQL
4 53 (50.96%) C#
5 37 (35.58%) Ruby
6 19 (18.27%) XPath
7 13 (12.50%) Perl
7 13 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.69%) Java 8
8 8 (7.69%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.81%) C
10 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.88%) Groovy
11 3 (2.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.96%) Kibana
3 1 (0.96%) logstash
3 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Sybase
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 7 (6.73%) Avaloq
3 7 (6.73%) Fiserv
3 7 (6.73%) SAP
3 7 (6.73%) Temenos
4 3 (2.88%) Perforce
4 3 (2.88%) Solace
4 3 (2.88%) Talarian
4 3 (2.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.96%) Google