The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 336 268 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.59% 18.89% 17.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.85% 29.26% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 281 239 250
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1089 916 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.73% 64.55% 63.31%
Number of salaries quoted 886 794 959
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Salary Trend in Cambridge

C++
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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++.

1 320 (53.07%) C
2 319 (52.90%) Software Engineering
3 269 (44.61%) Java
4 259 (42.95%) Degree
5 240 (39.80%) Python
6 226 (37.48%) C#
7 198 (32.84%) Computer Science
8 152 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
9 148 (24.54%) Linux
10 130 (21.56%) OO
11 115 (19.07%) Windows
12 113 (18.74%) .NET
13 102 (16.92%) HTML
14 92 (15.26%) Perl
15 76 (12.60%) Mathematics
16 75 (12.44%) UNIX
17 66 (10.95%) SQL
17 66 (10.95%) JavaScript
18 64 (10.61%) Algorithms
19 63 (10.45%) Visual Studio
19 63 (10.45%) XML
19 63 (10.45%) QA
20 62 (10.28%) Electronics
21 60 (9.95%) Multithreading
22 59 (9.78%) Scrum
23 54 (8.96%) Finance
24 50 (8.29%) Wireless
25 49 (8.13%) Embedded C
26 47 (7.79%) Microsoft
27 45 (7.46%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 21 (3.48%) Confluence
2 9 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 7 (1.16%) CloudStack
4 6 (1.00%) Apache
5 3 (0.50%) SAS
5 3 (0.50%) IIS
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.33%) Node.js
7 1 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (1.66%) 3ds Max
2 8 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.83%) Simulink
3 5 (0.83%) MS Office
4 4 (0.66%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.50%) S-PLUS
5 3 (0.50%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.17%) Blender
6 1 (0.17%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.81%) SaaS
2 5 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.29%) Wireless
2 42 (6.97%) Internet
3 25 (4.15%) Ethernet
3 25 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.15%) ZigBee
5 16 (2.65%) HTTP
5 16 (2.65%) Bluetooth
6 12 (1.99%) LTE
7 11 (1.82%) 3G
8 10 (1.66%) 4G
9 9 (1.49%) SNMP
10 8 (1.33%) 2G
11 6 (1.00%) GSM
12 5 (0.83%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.83%) 3GPP
12 5 (0.83%) UMTS
12 5 (0.83%) ATM
12 5 (0.83%) IPv6
13 4 (0.66%) SSL
13 4 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.32%) MySQL
3 7 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.00%) Big Data
5 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.33%) Firebird
7 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 63 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 35 (5.80%) Eclipse
3 34 (5.64%) Git (software)
4 29 (4.81%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.82%) Subversion
6 10 (1.66%) GCC
6 10 (1.66%) JIRA
7 9 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.49%) NUnit
8 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.16%) Selenium
9 6 (1.00%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.00%) Redmine
10 5 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.83%) GoogleTest
10 5 (0.83%) JMeter
10 5 (0.83%) LabVIEW
10 5 (0.83%) Ant
11 4 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.66%) CppUnit
General
1 62 (10.28%) Electronics
2 54 (8.96%) Finance
3 35 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.81%) Marketing
5 22 (3.65%) Multimedia
5 22 (3.65%) Banking
6 19 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.99%) Automotive
8 11 (1.82%) Military
9 5 (0.83%) Avionics
10 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Games
11 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 269 (44.61%) Software Engineer
2 169 (28.03%) Developer
3 69 (11.44%) Software Developer
4 55 (9.12%) C++ Developer
5 51 (8.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 40 (6.63%) Author
6 40 (6.63%) Technical Author
7 39 (6.47%) Graduate
8 37 (6.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 36 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
10 33 (5.47%) Test Engineer
11 29 (4.81%) Team Leader
11 29 (4.81%) Programmer
12 22 (3.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 20 (3.32%) Development Engineer
14 19 (3.15%) C++ Software Developer
14 19 (3.15%) Senior Technical Author
14 19 (3.15%) Software Team Leader
15 17 (2.82%) QA Engineer
15 17 (2.82%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (18.74%) .NET
2 102 (16.92%) HTML
3 63 (10.45%) XML
4 45 (7.46%) CSS
5 26 (4.31%) STL
6 25 (4.15%) Web Services
7 21 (3.48%) XSLT
8 19 (3.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 18 (2.99%) ASP.NET
10 15 (2.49%) SOAP
11 14 (2.32%) Ajax
11 14 (2.32%) Qt
11 14 (2.32%) HTML5
12 11 (1.82%) MFC
13 9 (1.49%) jQuery
13 9 (1.49%) JSP
14 8 (1.33%) XSL
14 8 (1.33%) .NET Framework
15 7 (1.16%) CSS3
15 7 (1.16%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 198 (32.84%) Computer Science
2 76 (12.60%) Mathematics
3 64 (10.61%) Algorithms
4 38 (6.30%) Embedded Systems
5 36 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (5.80%) Device Driver
7 26 (4.31%) User Experience
8 24 (3.98%) Cryptography
9 19 (3.15%) Physics
10 17 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.82%) Open Source
11 15 (2.49%) PKI
12 14 (2.32%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (1.99%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.66%) Verilog
16 9 (1.49%) Data Structures
17 8 (1.33%) Mobile App
17 8 (1.33%) Robotics
17 8 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 148 (24.54%) Linux
2 115 (19.07%) Windows
3 75 (12.44%) UNIX
4 40 (6.63%) Android
5 29 (4.81%) Apple iOS
6 24 (3.98%) Mac OS X
7 20 (3.32%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.66%) AIX
8 4 (0.66%) HPUX
8 4 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (52.90%) Software Engineering
2 152 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (21.56%) OO
4 60 (9.95%) Multithreading
5 59 (9.78%) Scrum
6 39 (6.47%) OOD
7 34 (5.64%) Automated Testing
8 33 (5.47%) Mentoring
8 33 (5.47%) TDD
9 27 (4.48%) Software Testing
10 26 (4.31%) Regression Testing
11 25 (4.15%) Unit Testing
12 22 (3.65%) Test Automation
13 21 (3.48%) Information Security
13 21 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (3.32%) OOP
15 19 (3.15%) Content Management
15 19 (3.15%) Test Management
15 19 (3.15%) Software Architecture
15 19 (3.15%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 320 (53.07%) C
2 269 (44.61%) Java
3 240 (39.80%) Python
4 226 (37.48%) C#
5 92 (15.26%) Perl
6 66 (10.95%) SQL
6 66 (10.95%) JavaScript
7 49 (8.13%) Embedded C
8 37 (6.14%) PHP
9 35 (5.80%) Objective-C
10 34 (5.64%) Embedded C++
11 29 (4.81%) MATLAB
12 26 (4.31%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.32%) Assembly Language
13 14 (2.32%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.49%) Ruby
14 9 (1.49%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.33%) GLSL
16 7 (1.16%) R
16 7 (1.16%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 259 (42.95%) Degree
2 23 (3.81%) ISEB
3 19 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.49%) PhD
5 6 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.33%) CISSP
6 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) MCP
7 1 (0.17%) HNC
7 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.45%) QA
2 13 (2.16%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.00%) DO-178B
3 6 (1.00%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 18 (2.99%) Firmware
2 10 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.50%) Xen
3 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.17%) KVM
Vendors
1 47 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.15%) Atlassian
3 23 (3.81%) Oracle
4 15 (2.49%) Google
5 10 (1.66%) VMware
6 9 (1.49%) Perforce
7 7 (1.16%) Sony
7 7 (1.16%) Intel
8 6 (1.00%) TOWER Software
9 5 (0.83%) Coverity
9 5 (0.83%) Synopsys
10 3 (0.50%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.50%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.50%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.50%) Quark
11 2 (0.33%) HP
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe
11 2 (0.33%) Apple
12 1 (0.17%) Capita
12 1 (0.17%) Atmel
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