Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 19.77% 14.81% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.36% 24.00% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 2
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -22.73% +62.96%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,250 £59,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.88% -7.14%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 56 50 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 65.12% 61.73% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 50
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,200 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £47,350 £60,625
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in West Lothian

C++
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for C++ in West Lothian

C++
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 16 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
Livingston 0 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
C++
Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Degree
4 9 (52.94%) C
4 9 (52.94%) Firmware
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
5 8 (47.06%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) XML
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
5 8 (47.06%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (47.06%) Optoelectronics
6 7 (41.18%) OOD
7 6 (35.29%) Delphi
7 6 (35.29%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (35.29%) SDLC
8 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
8 5 (29.41%) WPF
9 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
9 4 (23.53%) Physics
10 3 (17.65%) Electronics
10 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (17.65%) Julia

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) RS-232
3 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.88%) RS-485
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Delphi Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Scientific Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Optoelectronics
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Life Science
5 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
5 1 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) OOD
4 6 (35.29%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Physics
6 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.88%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.88%) Data Acquisition
7 1 (5.88%) Numerical Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) Signal Processing
7 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) C
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Delphi
5 3 (17.65%) Julia
5 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft