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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 154 162
Permanent jobs citing X++ 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.21% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -18.75%  

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 1498 1457 1676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.05% 49.39% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 887 878 1057
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.50%  

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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