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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 64 61
Rank change year-on-year +28 -3  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 177 109 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.58% 3.81% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.30% 7.31% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 128 45 70
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1718 1492 1588
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.82% 52.20% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 788 988
Median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Scotland

C++
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for C++ in Scotland

C++
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 78 £40,000 -13.51% 12
Glasgow +19 67 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Dundee +4 19 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Lothian +1 5 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Fife +2 3 £42,500 +8.97%
Aberdeen -6 2 £45,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £55,000 -
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for C++.

1 150 (54.55%) Java
2 146 (53.09%) Python
3 128 (46.55%) Software Engineering
4 118 (42.91%) C#
5 104 (37.82%) OO
6 103 (37.45%) Degree
7 93 (33.82%) C
8 92 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (30.18%) Linux
10 81 (29.45%) Windows
11 67 (24.36%) Computer Science
12 60 (21.82%) Finance
13 45 (16.36%) Big Data
14 41 (14.91%) SQL
15 40 (14.55%) VB
15 40 (14.55%) Banking
16 39 (14.18%) Machine Learning
17 38 (13.82%) Relational Database
18 32 (11.64%) Client/Server
18 32 (11.64%) Ruby
19 31 (11.27%) Electronics
19 31 (11.27%) Android
20 28 (10.18%) Firmware
20 28 (10.18%) .NET
21 26 (9.45%) Robotics
22 22 (8.00%) Mathematics
22 22 (8.00%) Algorithms
23 20 (7.27%) Risk Management
23 20 (7.27%) Test Automation
24 19 (6.91%) Greenfield Project

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.09%) Apache
1 3 (1.09%) ArcGIS
1 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.73%) Confluence
2 2 (0.73%) SAS
3 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.36%) Moodle
3 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.36%) Mule
3 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.36%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) GitHub
2 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.82%) LAN
2 5 (1.82%) WAN
2 5 (1.82%) Wireless
3 4 (1.45%) ATM
3 4 (1.45%) Internet
3 4 (1.45%) RS-232
3 4 (1.45%) RS-485
4 3 (1.09%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.73%) DECT
5 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.36%) AMQP
6 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.36%) Broadband
6 1 (0.36%) MQTT
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.36%) Big Data
2 38 (13.82%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.09%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.91%) MySQL
6 4 (1.45%) GIS
6 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.09%) KDB
7 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.09%) QGIS
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.73%) Kdb+
8 2 (0.73%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.36%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.82%) JIRA
2 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.45%) Selenium
2 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.09%) Maven
3 3 (1.09%) Subversion
4 2 (0.73%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.73%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.73%) Xcode
5 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.36%) Clang
5 1 (0.36%) CMake
5 1 (0.36%) GDB
5 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.36%) NuGet
5 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (21.82%) Finance
2 40 (14.55%) Banking
3 31 (11.27%) Electronics
4 18 (6.55%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.09%) Games
6 6 (2.18%) Retail
7 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.09%) Front Office
9 3 (1.09%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.73%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Marketing
11 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (39.64%) Developer
1 109 (39.64%) Software Engineer
2 47 (17.09%) Senior Developer
3 42 (15.27%) Python Developer
4 37 (13.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 33 (12.00%) Applications Developer
6 30 (10.91%) C++ Developer
7 27 (9.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 21 (7.64%) Senior Python Developer
9 19 (6.91%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (6.55%) Embedded Engineer
10 18 (6.55%) Graduate
11 17 (6.18%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.82%) Manual Tester
12 16 (5.82%) Security Tester
12 16 (5.82%) Tester
13 13 (4.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 12 (4.36%) Big Data Developer
14 12 (4.36%) Senior Applications Developer
14 12 (4.36%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.18%) .NET
2 10 (3.64%) Qt
3 9 (3.27%) CSS
3 9 (3.27%) HTML
3 9 (3.27%) MFC
4 8 (2.91%) Spring
5 6 (2.18%) Hibernate
5 6 (2.18%) XML
6 5 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (1.82%) ODBC
6 5 (1.82%) React
6 5 (1.82%) STL
7 4 (1.45%) Middleware
7 4 (1.45%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.09%) Google Maps API
8 3 (1.09%) Java EE
8 3 (1.09%) JMS
8 3 (1.09%) OpenGL
8 3 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.36%) Computer Science
2 32 (11.64%) Client/Server
3 26 (9.45%) Robotics
4 22 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 19 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (4.73%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.27%) Arduino
7 9 (3.27%) Raspberry Pi
8 6 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.45%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.45%) User Experience
9 4 (1.45%) Verilog
10 3 (1.09%) ASIC
10 3 (1.09%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.73%) EMV
11 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.73%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.73%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 83 (30.18%) Linux
2 81 (29.45%) Windows
3 31 (11.27%) Android
4 16 (5.82%) Solaris
5 13 (4.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.55%) VxWorks
7 5 (1.82%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.09%) Unix
9 3 (1.09%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.73%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) MVS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.55%) Software Engineering
2 104 (37.82%) OO
3 92 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (14.18%) Machine Learning
5 22 (8.00%) Mathematics
6 20 (7.27%) Risk Management
6 20 (7.27%) Test Automation
7 18 (6.55%) Configuration Management
7 18 (6.55%) Mentoring
7 18 (6.55%) SDLC
8 17 (6.18%) OOP
9 16 (5.82%) OOD
9 16 (5.82%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (5.82%) Security Testing
10 15 (5.45%) Physics
11 13 (4.73%) Scrum
11 13 (4.73%) TDD
11 13 (4.73%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.64%) Mobile Development
12 10 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 150 (54.55%) Java
2 146 (53.09%) Python
3 118 (42.91%) C#
4 93 (33.82%) C
5 41 (14.91%) SQL
6 40 (14.55%) VB
7 32 (11.64%) Ruby
8 17 (6.18%) JavaScript
9 15 (5.45%) Perl
10 11 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.27%) Embedded C
11 9 (3.27%) Scala
12 8 (2.91%) Embedded C++
13 7 (2.55%) Lisp
13 7 (2.55%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.18%) Assembly Language
14 6 (2.18%) PHP
15 3 (1.09%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.09%) Go
15 3 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 103 (37.45%) Degree
2 17 (6.18%) Numerate Degree
3 16 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.82%) CREST Certified
4 6 (2.18%) PhD
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.73%) DO-178B
1 2 (0.73%) JTAG
2 1 (0.36%) MISRA
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 28 (10.18%) Firmware
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) MOM
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (6.18%) Red Hat
2 16 (5.82%) Oracle
3 15 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.18%) Sybase
5 5 (1.82%) Verint
6 4 (1.45%) Google
6 4 (1.45%) Intel
7 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.73%) IBM
9 1 (0.36%) VMware
9 1 (0.36%) Xilinx
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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