Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for X++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited X++ over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 234 232
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 +31
Permanent jobs citing X++ 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.019% 0.052% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.030% 0.10% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £49,625
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -12.50% +14.29%

X++ 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 3301 2989 3296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 62.79% 51.41% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 1721 2074
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,900 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing X++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for X++ in Scotland

X++
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for X++ in Scotland

X++
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Stirling - 1 £45,000 -
X++
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing X++ 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 X++.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

X++
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft