C++ Jobs in Scotland

C++
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 127 88 138
Rank change year-on-year -39 +50 -101
Permanent jobs citing C++ 129 163 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.72% 3.37% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 7.12% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 117 113 63
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.04% +6.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +13.04%

All Programming Languages
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,609 2,288 2,618
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 55.01% 47.35% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,309 1,613
10th Percentile £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,125 £45,000 £42,363
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £59,526 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.60% +13.38% +10.53%
75th Percentile £68,625 £75,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Scotland

C++
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Scotland.

Salary trend for C++ in Scotland

C++
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for C++ in Scotland

C++
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++ within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +32 46 £65,000 +22.64% 26
Glasgow -61 42 £61,500 +2.50% 13
Dundee -6 9 £55,000 +7.32% 1
West Lothian -7 9 £35,000 -40.43% 2
Aberdeen -24 8 £65,000 +52.94% 9
Fife -3 7 - - 8
South Lanarkshire - 6 £72,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire +8 1 £26,000 -60.75% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
C++
UK

C++
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.10%) Confluence
2 2 (1.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) EViews
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.85%) AWS
2 7 (5.43%) SaaS
3 5 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.33%) Azure
4 3 (2.33%) ChatGPT
4 3 (2.33%) GCP
4 3 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) Modbus
1 14 (10.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.85%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.88%) SQLite
4 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.78%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 17 (13.18%) JIRA
3 16 (12.40%) GitLab
4 11 (8.53%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.78%) GCC
General
1 62 (48.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 25 (19.38%) Social Skills
3 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.08%) Electronics
4 13 (10.08%) Manufacturing
5 8 (6.20%) Automotive
5 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.43%) Finance
7 5 (3.88%) Retail
8 4 (3.10%) Law
9 3 (2.33%) Marketing
10 2 (1.55%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.78%) Banking
11 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (52.71%) Software Engineer
2 46 (35.66%) Senior
3 31 (24.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 29 (22.48%) Developer
5 24 (18.60%) C++ Developer
6 21 (16.28%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (10.08%) C Developer
7 13 (10.08%) C/C++ Developer
7 13 (10.08%) Senior C++ Developer
7 13 (10.08%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.53%) Senior C Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Architect
9 10 (7.75%) Systems Architect
10 9 (6.98%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (6.98%) Lead
10 9 (6.98%) Lead Software Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (5.43%) Electronics Engineer
13 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing Engineer
13 6 (4.65%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.93%) .NET
2 26 (20.16%) .NET Framework
3 19 (14.73%) CSS
3 19 (14.73%) HTML
4 13 (10.08%) WinForms
4 13 (10.08%) WPF
5 5 (3.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.78%) DPDK
6 1 (0.78%) LLVM
6 1 (0.78%) React
6 1 (0.78%) REST
6 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.88%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.88%) Distributed Computing
3 4 (3.10%) Distributed Systems
4 2 (1.55%) Blog
4 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.55%) Product Ownership
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.78%) FPGA
5 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.78%) IoT
5 1 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) Windows
2 25 (19.38%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Android
3 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (67.44%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.36%) Agile
3 26 (20.16%) Computer Science
4 21 (16.28%) Microservices
4 21 (16.28%) SOA
5 20 (15.50%) Multithreading
6 17 (13.18%) OO
7 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (8.53%) Customer Service
8 11 (8.53%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.75%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (6.98%) Machine Learning
10 9 (6.98%) Mathematics
11 7 (5.43%) Decision-Making
11 7 (5.43%) Knowledge Transfer
12 6 (4.65%) Analytical Thinking
12 6 (4.65%) Data Acquisition
12 6 (4.65%) Workflow
13 5 (3.88%) Benchmarking
13 5 (3.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (42.64%) C
2 51 (39.53%) C#
3 47 (36.43%) Java
4 30 (23.26%) SQL
5 28 (21.71%) Python
6 14 (10.85%) Rust
7 9 (6.98%) Go
8 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.10%) Haskell
10 2 (1.55%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (20.16%) Degree
2 10 (7.75%) Master's Degree
2 10 (7.75%) PhD
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Terraform
2 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) Grafana
3 1 (0.78%) vRealize
3 1 (0.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.33%) Google
2 3 (2.33%) OpenAI
3 2 (1.55%) SAP
4 1 (0.78%) ANSYS
4 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.78%) Dell