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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 60 41 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +36
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.24% 6.10% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 9.70% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 45 13
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
643 474 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 69.36% 62.86% 73.42%
Number of salaries quoted 568 401 596
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Brighton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 63 (73.26%) Linux
2 45 (52.33%) C
3 41 (47.67%) Software Engineering
4 31 (36.05%) Windows
5 23 (26.74%) Electronics
5 23 (26.74%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (25.58%) Android
6 22 (25.58%) Apple iOS
7 21 (24.42%) Algorithms
8 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (22.09%) XML
9 19 (22.09%) ISO 9001
9 19 (22.09%) Qt
10 18 (20.93%) Computer Science
11 16 (18.60%) Java
12 15 (17.44%) Embedded C++
13 14 (16.28%) Degree
14 13 (15.12%) UML
14 13 (15.12%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (13.95%) C#
15 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
15 12 (13.95%) Web Services
15 12 (13.95%) Tomcat
15 12 (13.95%) Ajax
15 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
16 10 (11.63%) .NET
16 10 (11.63%) Xcode
16 10 (11.63%) Objective-C
16 10 (11.63%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (11.63%) iOS SDK

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Maya
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Xcode
General
1 23 (26.74%) Electronics
2 9 (10.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (50.00%) Developer
2 42 (48.84%) Software Engineer
3 14 (16.28%) C++ Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Android Developer
6 10 (11.63%) iOS Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Deployment Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Graduate
11 4 (4.65%) Programmer
11 4 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) XML
1 19 (22.09%) Qt
2 12 (13.95%) Ajax
2 12 (13.95%) Web Services
3 10 (11.63%) .NET
3 10 (11.63%) iOS SDK
3 10 (11.63%) PhoneGap
4 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.16%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (1.16%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) HTML
6 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.16%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (24.42%) Algorithms
3 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (20.93%) Computer Science
5 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.49%) Physics
7 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Animation
8 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (73.26%) Linux
2 31 (36.05%) Windows
3 22 (25.58%) Android
3 22 (25.58%) Apple iOS
4 13 (15.12%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (11.63%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (15.12%) UML
3 10 (11.63%) Android Development
3 10 (11.63%) iOS Development
4 2 (2.33%) OO
4 2 (2.33%) OOD
4 2 (2.33%) TDD
4 2 (2.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (1.16%) UX Design
5 1 (1.16%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) C
2 16 (18.60%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) Embedded C++
4 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.95%) C#
5 10 (11.63%) Objective-C
6 9 (10.47%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.30%) SQL
8 5 (5.81%) PHP
9 4 (4.65%) VB
10 2 (2.33%) VC++
11 1 (1.16%) Python
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.16%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft