Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 28.57% 21.05% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.04% 32.43% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 2
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.27% +76.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £59,250
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -27.27% +46.67%

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 Livingston with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Livingston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 54 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 77.14% 64.91% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 35
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,075 £28,200
90th Percentile £48,500 £45,875 £53,250
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +6.67% -7.98% +8.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Livingston

C++
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Livingston.

Salary trend for C++ in Livingston

C++
Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Livingston over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Livingston

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Livingston region with a requirement for C++.

1 14 (70.00%) C#
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) C
2 13 (65.00%) Firmware
3 12 (60.00%) Degree
4 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (55.00%) Manufacturing
4 11 (55.00%) Python
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 11 (55.00%) XML
4 11 (55.00%) Optoelectronics
5 7 (35.00%) Physics
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) Electronics
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) OOD
8 4 (20.00%) Delphi
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (15.00%) WPF
9 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (10.00%) RS-232
10 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.00%) RS-232
3 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.00%) RS-485
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (55.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (35.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Instrumentation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) MATLAB Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) Qt
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Optoelectronics
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Life Science
5 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (5.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (55.00%) Defect Tracking
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Physics
4 5 (25.00%) OOD
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.00%) Data Acquisition
7 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.00%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Numerical Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) UML
7 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) C
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Delphi
5 2 (10.00%) Julia
5 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft