Period
to 16 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 68 66
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 115 89 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.51% 3.95% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.56% 6.28% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 94 72 29
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +23.53%
10th Percentile £36,625 £32,750 £26,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +11.84%

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 1,343 1,417 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 64.38% 62.87% 61.78%
Number of salaries quoted 965 918 685
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.28% +1.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,675 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £58,900
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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 81 (70.43%) Finance
2 79 (68.70%) SQL
3 61 (53.04%) Unit Testing
4 59 (51.30%) Java
5 56 (48.70%) XML
6 55 (47.83%) Multithreading
7 50 (43.48%) Python
8 42 (36.52%) OO
9 40 (34.78%) Linux
9 40 (34.78%) C#
9 40 (34.78%) Visual Studio
10 36 (31.30%) Oracle
10 36 (31.30%) Middleware
10 36 (31.30%) TDD
11 33 (28.70%) PL/SQL
11 33 (28.70%) BDD
11 33 (28.70%) NoSQL
12 31 (26.96%) Relational Database
12 31 (26.96%) Test Automation
13 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (26.09%) Ruby
14 29 (25.22%) OOA/OOD
15 28 (24.35%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (23.48%) System Testing
16 27 (23.48%) Banking
17 26 (22.61%) OOP
18 25 (21.74%) MQSeries
18 25 (21.74%) XML Schema
18 25 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
18 25 (21.74%) XPath

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 (21.74%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.74%) Apache
3 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.87%) SAN
3 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.70%) NoSQL
2 31 (26.96%) Relational Database
3 28 (24.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (21.74%) Bigtable
4 25 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (12.17%) Oracle Database
7 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.48%) Big Data
9 4 (3.48%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.61%) MySQL
11 2 (1.74%) MSDE
12 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.57%) Toad
3 6 (5.22%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.48%) GoogleTest
5 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.61%) JIRA
6 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.74%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.74%) Subversion
6 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
General
1 81 (70.43%) Finance
2 27 (23.48%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Law
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (64.35%) Developer
2 55 (47.83%) C++ Developer
3 25 (21.74%) Java Engineer
3 25 (21.74%) Python Engineer
4 20 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 18 (15.65%) Senior C++ Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Systems Developer
9 4 (3.48%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Graduate
10 3 (2.61%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (48.70%) XML
2 36 (31.30%) Middleware
3 25 (21.74%) XML Schema
4 23 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (10.43%) .NET
5 12 (10.43%) XSD
5 12 (10.43%) XSLT
6 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.22%) ODBC
8 5 (4.35%) JSON
8 5 (4.35%) React
9 4 (3.48%) RESTful
10 3 (2.61%) Android SDK
10 3 (2.61%) JNI
11 2 (1.74%) HTML
11 2 (1.74%) Java EE
11 2 (1.74%) REST
12 1 (0.87%) Angular 2
12 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.87%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Virtual Team
2 9 (7.83%) Derivative
2 9 (7.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.48%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Linux
2 18 (15.65%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.61%) Android
4 3 (2.61%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.74%) Unix
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.04%) Unit Testing
2 55 (47.83%) Multithreading
3 42 (36.52%) OO
4 36 (31.30%) TDD
5 33 (28.70%) BDD
6 31 (26.96%) Test Automation
7 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (25.22%) OOA/OOD
9 27 (23.48%) System Testing
10 26 (22.61%) OOP
11 25 (21.74%) Complex Event Processing
11 25 (21.74%) Continuous Deployment
11 25 (21.74%) Domain Models
11 25 (21.74%) Refactoring
12 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (13.91%) Concurrent Programming
14 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
15 12 (10.43%) Multithreaded Programming
15 12 (10.43%) SDLC
16 9 (7.83%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 79 (68.70%) SQL
2 59 (51.30%) Java
3 50 (43.48%) Python
4 40 (34.78%) C#
5 33 (28.70%) PL/SQL
6 30 (26.09%) Ruby
7 25 (21.74%) XPath
8 10 (8.70%) C
8 10 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
10 6 (5.22%) Scala
11 4 (3.48%) Embedded C++
11 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.61%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.61%) Java 8
12 3 (2.61%) Perl
13 2 (1.74%) Groovy
14 1 (0.87%) Go
14 1 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) Oracle
2 11 (9.57%) Solace
2 11 (9.57%) Talarian
2 11 (9.57%) TIBCO
3 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.48%) Google
4 4 (3.48%) IBM
5 3 (2.61%) Sybase
6 2 (1.74%) Perforce