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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 50 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 48 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.24% 3.27% 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 5.01% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 32 32
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £40,000 £47,500
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
664 759 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 72.49% 65.26% 72.36%
Number of salaries quoted 562 668 529
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 June 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Brighton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 73 (93.59%) Linux
2 53 (67.95%) Software Engineering
3 37 (47.44%) C
4 29 (37.18%) Windows
5 25 (32.05%) Qt
6 17 (21.79%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (20.51%) Raspberry Pi
8 15 (19.23%) Embedded C++
8 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.95%) Algorithms
10 13 (16.67%) Web Services
11 12 (15.38%) SQL
11 12 (15.38%) ISO 9001
12 7 (8.97%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
12 7 (8.97%) XML
13 6 (7.69%) CSS
13 6 (7.69%) PHP
13 6 (7.69%) HTML
13 6 (7.69%) Device Driver
14 5 (6.41%) Wireless
14 5 (6.41%) Streaming Video
14 5 (6.41%) Finance
14 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
14 5 (6.41%) MySQL
14 5 (6.41%) Python
14 5 (6.41%) WebGL
14 5 (6.41%) CSS3
14 5 (6.41%) HTML5
14 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Wireless
2 1 (1.28%) GSM
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (76.92%) Developer
2 52 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 42 (53.85%) Software Developer
4 33 (42.31%) C++ Developer
5 27 (34.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 16 (20.51%) Programmer
7 15 (19.23%) Linux Developer
8 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 13 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
9 12 (15.38%) C++ Programmer
9 12 (15.38%) Software Programmer
10 11 (14.10%) Junior Developer
10 11 (14.10%) Junior
11 10 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (12.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
13 4 (5.13%) C++ Software Developer
13 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
14 2 (2.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 2 (2.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) Qt
2 13 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (8.97%) XML
4 6 (7.69%) CSS
4 6 (7.69%) HTML
5 5 (6.41%) WebGL
5 5 (6.41%) CSS3
5 5 (6.41%) HTML5
6 3 (3.85%) Middleware
6 3 (3.85%) OpenGL
6 3 (3.85%) MFC
7 2 (2.56%) .NET
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Raspberry Pi
2 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (17.95%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.97%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.69%) Device Driver
6 5 (6.41%) Streaming Video
6 5 (6.41%) IPTV
7 4 (5.13%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.28%) CPLD
8 1 (1.28%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.28%) Physics
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 73 (93.59%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) Windows
3 17 (21.79%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (5.13%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Software Engineering
2 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
3 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.13%) OO
5 3 (3.85%) OOD
6 2 (2.56%) UML
7 1 (1.28%) Game Development
7 1 (1.28%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.28%) SDLC
7 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) C
2 15 (19.23%) Embedded C++
3 12 (15.38%) SQL
4 6 (7.69%) PHP
5 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) C#
6 1 (1.28%) VC++
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.28%) Altera
1 1 (1.28%) Xilinx
1 1 (1.28%) EMC
1 1 (1.28%) QNX
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