Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 14.16% 2.94% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 5.56% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £39,500 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% -7.23%

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 84 54 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 74.34% 52.94% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69 31 51
West Lothian median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% -6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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++
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in West Lothian over the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 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
Livingston -1 14 £40,000 +14.29%
Bathgate - 1 - -
C++
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (75.00%) C
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Firmware
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (31.25%) Electronics
6 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Lisp
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Subversion
7 3 (18.75%) Physics
7 3 (18.75%) Qt
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (18.75%) RS-485
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Node.js
8 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (12.50%) Image Processing

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 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) RS-485
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DECT
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) ZigBee
3 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) MQTT
3 1 (6.25%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DSP Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Qt
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Arduino
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) ThreadX
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Image Processing
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Lisp
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) Go
7 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Scala
7 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft