Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 194 227
Rank change year-on-year -18 +33 +16
Permanent jobs citing X++ 18 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.33% 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 18
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +46.15% -18.75%
10th Percentile £44,500 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £48,750 £48,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +8.42%

X++ 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.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,257 2,612 3,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.85% 55.67% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,196 1,639 1,900
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,150 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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++
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing X++ in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 18 January 2018. 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
Glasgow -19 12 £47,500 -
Dundee - 4 £48,000 -
Fife - 1 £60,000 -
X++
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (55.56%) Finance
6 9 (50.00%) ERP
7 8 (44.44%) MorphX
7 8 (44.44%) Advertising
8 7 (38.89%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 7 (38.89%) C#
9 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
11 4 (22.22%) Retail
11 4 (22.22%) Dynamics SL
11 4 (22.22%) PMO
11 4 (22.22%) JD Edwards
11 4 (22.22%) Java
11 4 (22.22%) VB
12 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 3 (16.67%) CSS
12 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
12 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (16.67%) HTML
12 3 (16.67%) CRM
12 3 (16.67%) Power BI
12 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (22.22%) Dynamics SL
3 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (16.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MorphX
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Advertising
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
1 13 (72.22%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ERP
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) VB
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ACCA
1 1 (5.56%) CIMA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PMO
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) JD Edwards
3 2 (11.11%) Epicor
3 2 (11.11%) Infor
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (11.11%) Sage
3 2 (11.11%) SAP