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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 15.07% - 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% - 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Median salary £42,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +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 West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 55 31 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 75.34% 55.36% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45 14 23
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 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++
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in West Lothian over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Livingston - 9 £41,250 - 1
Bathgate - 1 - -
C++
Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (78.95%) C
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) Firmware
7 5 (26.32%) Electronics
8 4 (21.05%) Subversion
8 4 (21.05%) UML
8 4 (21.05%) RS-485
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
9 3 (15.79%) Node.js
9 3 (15.79%) ZigBee
9 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) Wireless
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) Web Development
10 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 2 (10.53%) MVC
10 2 (10.53%) HTML
10 2 (10.53%) Lisp

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) RS-485
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) ZigBee
3 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
3 2 (10.53%) DECT
3 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) MQTT
3 2 (10.53%) RS-232
3 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior DSP Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) Qt
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Arduino
2 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
2 2 (10.53%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) ThreadX
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
5 2 (10.53%) Lisp
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) Go
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
Livingston
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago