Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - C++
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 179 211
Rank change year-on-year +22 +32 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 71 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.26% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 26
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £31,125
90th Percentile £47,750 £49,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 4916 6134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 95.98% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3055 3946
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Scotland

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Scotland

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Scotland

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +25 51 £38,750 -3.13%
Glasgow +1 12 £42,500 -22.73%
West Lothian 0 4 £40,000 -
Fife -1 2 £40,000 +23.08%
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
UK

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (100.00%) C++
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (73.24%) Linux
3 50 (70.42%) Degree
4 47 (66.20%) Computer Science
5 31 (43.66%) Mathematics
6 23 (32.39%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (28.17%) Physics
8 18 (25.35%) Windows
8 18 (25.35%) C
8 18 (25.35%) Numerate Degree
9 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (19.72%) Python
11 13 (18.31%) Java
11 13 (18.31%) Electronics
11 13 (18.31%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (15.49%) OO
13 10 (14.08%) XML
13 10 (14.08%) OOD
13 10 (14.08%) C#
14 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
14 9 (12.68%) Qt
15 8 (11.27%) Artificial Intelligence
16 7 (9.86%) SOAP
16 7 (9.86%) REST
17 6 (8.45%) ZeroMQ
17 6 (8.45%) AMQP
17 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (8.45%) Scrum
17 6 (8.45%) JavaScript

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) AMQP
2 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) H.323
3 2 (2.82%) VoIP
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) RS-232
4 1 (1.41%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.31%) Electronics
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Avionics
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) XML
2 9 (12.68%) Qt
3 7 (9.86%) REST
3 7 (9.86%) SOAP
4 6 (8.45%) OpenGL
4 6 (8.45%) ZeroMQ
5 4 (5.63%) .NET
5 4 (5.63%) HTML
5 4 (5.63%) HTML5
6 3 (4.23%) WPF
7 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.82%) MFC
7 2 (2.82%) STL
8 1 (1.41%) CGI
8 1 (1.41%) CSS
8 1 (1.41%) GStreamer
8 1 (1.41%) jQuery
8 1 (1.41%) JSON
8 1 (1.41%) RESTful
8 1 (1.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (66.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Robotics
3 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.82%) ASIC
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.41%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 52 (73.24%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 5 (7.04%) Android
3 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.63%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.41%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (43.66%) Mathematics
3 23 (32.39%) Requirements Analysis
4 20 (28.17%) Physics
5 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.49%) OO
7 10 (14.08%) OOD
8 8 (11.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (8.45%) Scrum
10 5 (7.04%) Innovative Thinking
10 5 (7.04%) SDLC
10 5 (7.04%) SOA
10 5 (7.04%) Software Architecture
10 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Task Automation
11 3 (4.23%) Android Development
11 3 (4.23%) iOS Development
11 3 (4.23%) Mobile Development
11 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (25.35%) C
3 14 (19.72%) Python
4 13 (18.31%) Java
5 10 (14.08%) C#
6 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.23%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.23%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.23%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.23%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Delphi
9 1 (1.41%) Lisp
9 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 50 (70.42%) Degree
2 18 (25.35%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (18.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) JTAG
1 1 (1.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.41%) Atmel
1 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle