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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 38 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 52 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.15% 4.63% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.42% 6.25% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 46 28
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £32,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
552 736 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 65.25% 74.04% 64.84%
Number of salaries quoted 497 633 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Brighton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 63 (57.80%) Software Engineering
2 59 (54.13%) C
3 54 (49.54%) Embedded Systems
4 45 (41.28%) Degree
5 35 (32.11%) Manufacturing
5 35 (32.11%) SQL
6 32 (29.36%) .NET
6 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (27.52%) C#
8 28 (25.69%) Electronics
9 27 (24.77%) Computer Science
10 26 (23.85%) MVC
10 26 (23.85%) HTML
10 26 (23.85%) CSS
11 25 (22.94%) Python
11 25 (22.94%) Unit Testing
12 24 (22.02%) Bash Shell
12 24 (22.02%) Lua
12 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
13 21 (19.27%) Linux
14 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
15 19 (17.43%) Windows
16 18 (16.51%) Firmware
16 18 (16.51%) jQuery
17 16 (14.68%) Scrum
18 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
19 14 (12.84%) TDD
20 12 (11.01%) Qt
20 12 (11.01%) WPF
20 12 (11.01%) WinForms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (3.67%) JBoss
1 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) DB2
2 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Ant
1 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.67%) JUnit
1 4 (3.67%) Maven
2 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.83%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Selenium
2 2 (1.83%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.92%) NUnit
General
1 35 (32.11%) Manufacturing
2 28 (25.69%) Electronics
3 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Finance
4 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (55.05%) Software Engineer
2 54 (49.54%) Embedded Engineer
3 53 (48.62%) C++ Software Engineer
4 46 (42.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 45 (41.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 41 (37.61%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 38 (34.86%) Developer
8 26 (23.85%) Embedded C Engineer
8 26 (23.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 25 (22.94%) C Software Engineer
9 25 (22.94%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 25 (22.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 25 (22.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 25 (22.94%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (22.02%) .NET Developer
11 15 (13.76%) C# Developer
12 14 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (11.01%) C++ Developer
14 11 (10.09%) Senior Developer
15 10 (9.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.36%) .NET
2 26 (23.85%) CSS
2 26 (23.85%) HTML
3 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
4 18 (16.51%) jQuery
5 12 (11.01%) Qt
5 12 (11.01%) WinForms
5 12 (11.01%) WPF
6 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (9.17%) WCF
7 10 (9.17%) Web Services
8 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
10 7 (6.42%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.59%) J2EE
11 5 (4.59%) Silverlight
11 5 (4.59%) Spring
11 5 (4.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (49.54%) Embedded Systems
2 27 (24.77%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.09%) iPad
3 11 (10.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Linux
2 19 (17.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (57.80%) Software Engineering
2 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.85%) MVC
4 25 (22.94%) Unit Testing
5 16 (14.68%) Scrum
6 14 (12.84%) TDD
7 10 (9.17%) Data Protection
8 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.42%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (5.50%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.50%) Web Development
11 5 (4.59%) OO
12 4 (3.67%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.67%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (3.67%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.67%) OOD
12 4 (3.67%) RAD
12 4 (3.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) C
2 35 (32.11%) SQL
3 30 (27.52%) C#
4 25 (22.94%) Python
5 24 (22.02%) Bash Shell
5 24 (22.02%) Lua
6 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.09%) T-SQL
8 10 (9.17%) Embedded C++
9 7 (6.42%) Java
10 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 45 (41.28%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) IBM
4 2 (1.83%) Google
4 2 (1.83%) Twitter
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