The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 44 41 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs citing C++ 48 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.70% 5.90% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.22% 8.13% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 17
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
665 541 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 65.13% 72.52% 66.97%
Number of salaries quoted 586 488 550
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

C++
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

C++ Salary Trend in Brighton

C++
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Brighton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 55 (60.44%) Linux
2 44 (48.35%) C
3 37 (40.66%) Software Engineering
4 35 (38.46%) Windows
5 30 (32.97%) Electronics
6 28 (30.77%) Android
6 28 (30.77%) Apple iOS
7 23 (25.27%) Algorithms
8 22 (24.18%) Java
8 22 (24.18%) Embedded C++
9 20 (21.98%) UML
9 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (21.98%) Embedded Linux
10 19 (20.88%) Computer Science
10 19 (20.88%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (17.58%) Xcode
11 16 (17.58%) Objective-C
11 16 (17.58%) PhoneGap
11 16 (17.58%) Android Development
11 16 (17.58%) iOS Development
12 15 (16.48%) Degree
13 14 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
13 14 (15.38%) iOS SDK
13 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.29%) C#
15 12 (13.19%) Qt
15 12 (13.19%) Visualisation
15 12 (13.19%) Web Services
15 12 (13.19%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Maya
2 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Xcode
2 2 (2.20%) Subversion
General
1 30 (32.97%) Electronics
2 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (52.75%) Developer
2 38 (41.76%) Software Engineer
3 21 (23.08%) C++ Developer
4 20 (21.98%) C++ Software Engineer
5 17 (18.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 16 (17.58%) iOS Developer
7 14 (15.38%) Android Developer
8 13 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 13 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Graduate
10 6 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Deployment Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Programmer
12 4 (4.40%) C# Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Graduate C# Developer
12 4 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) PhoneGap
2 14 (15.38%) iOS SDK
3 12 (13.19%) Qt
3 12 (13.19%) Web Services
3 12 (13.19%) XML
3 12 (13.19%) Ajax
4 8 (8.79%) .NET
5 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.20%) Middleware
6 2 (2.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.10%) XNA
7 1 (1.10%) HTML5
7 1 (1.10%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.10%) HTML
7 1 (1.10%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Algorithms
2 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (20.88%) Computer Science
3 19 (20.88%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (13.19%) Visualisation
5 6 (6.59%) Physics
6 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.10%) Animation
8 1 (1.10%) iPhone
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 55 (60.44%) Linux
2 35 (38.46%) Windows
3 28 (30.77%) Android
3 28 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 20 (21.98%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.20%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) Software Engineering
2 20 (21.98%) UML
3 16 (17.58%) Android Development
3 16 (17.58%) iOS Development
4 9 (9.89%) Automation Testing
5 4 (4.40%) OO
6 3 (3.30%) Image Processing
6 3 (3.30%) Video Processing
6 3 (3.30%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.20%) OOD
8 1 (1.10%) UX Design
8 1 (1.10%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.10%) TDD
8 1 (1.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) C
2 22 (24.18%) Java
2 22 (24.18%) Embedded C++
3 16 (17.58%) Objective-C
4 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.29%) C#
5 9 (9.89%) VC++
6 7 (7.69%) PHP
7 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.40%) VB
9 3 (3.30%) Lua
9 3 (3.30%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.20%) SQL
11 1 (1.10%) Clojure
11 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.10%) Python
11 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.30%) JTAG
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.20%) Google
2 2 (2.20%) Facebook
2 2 (2.20%) Twitter
Brighton, East Sussex
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, South East, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago