The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 306 316 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.16% 19.06% 21.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.13% 28.68% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 248 287 337
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1128 1102 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.26% 66.47% 72.61%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1006 1148
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Cambridgeshire

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 29 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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++.

1 318 (52.39%) Degree
2 290 (47.78%) C#
3 260 (42.83%) Software Engineering
4 258 (42.50%) Java
5 241 (39.70%) C
6 191 (31.47%) Computer Science
7 188 (30.97%) .NET
8 147 (24.22%) Python
9 139 (22.90%) OO
10 125 (20.59%) SQL
11 117 (19.28%) Linux
12 108 (17.79%) Mathematics
13 106 (17.46%) ASP.NET
14 96 (15.82%) JavaScript
15 94 (15.49%) Finance
16 88 (14.50%) Windows
17 87 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
18 83 (13.67%) SQL Server
19 73 (12.03%) HTML
20 64 (10.54%) Physics
21 61 (10.05%) PhD
21 61 (10.05%) Scrum
22 60 (9.88%) Oracle
23 56 (9.23%) QA
24 49 (8.07%) CSS
25 48 (7.91%) TDD
25 48 (7.91%) Electronics
25 48 (7.91%) Multithreading
25 48 (7.91%) Embedded Systems
26 45 (7.41%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 18 (2.97%) Confluence
2 12 (1.98%) Apache
3 8 (1.32%) IIS
3 8 (1.32%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.32%) CloudStack
4 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (0.82%) MS Excel
1 5 (0.82%) MS Project
1 5 (0.82%) 3ds Max
2 4 (0.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) Simulink
3 3 (0.49%) Stateflow
3 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.33%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.16%) Maya
5 1 (0.16%) Blender
Business Applications
1 29 (4.78%) SunGard APT
2 2 (0.33%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.13%) SaaS
2 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.27%) Wireless
2 28 (4.61%) Internet
3 13 (2.14%) LTE
4 10 (1.65%) Ethernet
5 9 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.48%) 3G
6 7 (1.15%) GSM
7 6 (0.99%) UMTS
7 6 (0.99%) 802.11
7 6 (0.99%) HTTP
7 6 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.82%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.82%) GPRS
9 4 (0.66%) Broadband
9 4 (0.66%) 2G
9 4 (0.66%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 3 (0.49%) 4G
10 3 (0.49%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.49%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.64%) Big Data
3 16 (2.64%) Data Mining
4 15 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.98%) MySQL
6 4 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.33%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.97%) CppUnit
4 17 (2.80%) Selenium
4 17 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.47%) xUnit.net
5 15 (2.47%) MSTest
5 15 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (2.47%) Moq
5 15 (2.47%) MbUnit
5 15 (2.47%) ReSharper
5 15 (2.47%) NUnit
6 12 (1.98%) Subversion
7 10 (1.65%) Maven
8 7 (1.15%) WinRunner
8 7 (1.15%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.99%) Ant
10 5 (0.82%) Hudson
10 5 (0.82%) CMake
General
1 94 (15.49%) Finance
2 48 (7.91%) Electronics
3 28 (4.61%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.12%) Marketing
5 14 (2.31%) Multimedia
6 11 (1.81%) Automotive
7 8 (1.32%) Games
7 8 (1.32%) Banking
8 6 (0.99%) Military
8 6 (0.99%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.49%) Publishing
10 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Retail
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.16%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 238 (39.21%) Developer
2 216 (35.58%) Software Engineer
3 65 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 50 (8.24%) C++ Developer
4 50 (8.24%) C# Developer
5 43 (7.08%) Graduate
6 41 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
7 37 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 33 (5.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 32 (5.27%) Junior
12 30 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
12 30 (4.94%) Quantitative Developer
13 23 (3.79%) Test Engineer
14 22 (3.62%) Software Manager
15 21 (3.46%) Data Scientist
16 20 (3.29%) Tester
17 18 (2.97%) Author
17 18 (2.97%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (30.97%) .NET
2 106 (17.46%) ASP.NET
3 73 (12.03%) HTML
4 49 (8.07%) CSS
5 38 (6.26%) Ajax
6 35 (5.77%) XML
7 32 (5.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (4.61%) XSLT
8 28 (4.61%) STL
8 28 (4.61%) Flash
9 22 (3.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 22 (3.62%) WCF
10 20 (3.29%) Web Services
11 19 (3.13%) Qt
12 17 (2.80%) jQuery
13 16 (2.64%) MFC
14 12 (1.98%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 10 (1.65%) WPF
16 9 (1.48%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 191 (31.47%) Computer Science
2 108 (17.79%) Mathematics
3 64 (10.54%) Physics
4 48 (7.91%) Embedded Systems
5 40 (6.59%) Hedge funds
6 29 (4.78%) Firmware
7 27 (4.45%) Statistics
8 25 (4.12%) Cryptography
9 20 (3.29%) PKI
9 20 (3.29%) Open Source
10 19 (3.13%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.47%) ASIC
11 15 (2.47%) VHDL
12 14 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
13 13 (2.14%) Verilog
14 12 (1.98%) Device Driver
15 11 (1.81%) Visualisation
16 10 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 9 (1.48%) Smartphone
18 7 (1.15%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 117 (19.28%) Linux
2 88 (14.50%) Windows
3 37 (6.10%) UNIX
4 27 (4.45%) Android
5 24 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.48%) Solaris
7 7 (1.15%) Windows CE
8 6 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.82%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.82%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.49%) Debian
10 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.49%) AIX
10 3 (0.49%) HPUX
11 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (42.83%) Software Engineering
2 139 (22.90%) OO
3 87 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (10.05%) Scrum
5 48 (7.91%) TDD
5 48 (7.91%) Multithreading
6 44 (7.25%) Machine Learning
7 42 (6.92%) Analytics
8 38 (6.26%) Risk Management
9 36 (5.93%) MVC
9 36 (5.93%) OOP
10 34 (5.60%) OOD
10 34 (5.60%) Test Automation
10 34 (5.60%) Signal Processing
11 30 (4.94%) Financial Modelling
12 29 (4.78%) Monte Carlo Method
13 22 (3.62%) Web Development
14 21 (3.46%) Unit Testing
15 20 (3.29%) Software Testing
16 19 (3.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (47.78%) C#
2 258 (42.50%) Java
3 241 (39.70%) C
4 147 (24.22%) Python
5 125 (20.59%) SQL
6 96 (15.82%) JavaScript
7 45 (7.41%) Perl
8 34 (5.60%) Embedded C
9 28 (4.61%) PL/SQL
10 27 (4.45%) Objective-C
11 26 (4.28%) Embedded C++
12 19 (3.13%) PHP
13 18 (2.97%) MATLAB
14 15 (2.47%) Assembly Language
15 14 (2.31%) Delphi
16 12 (1.98%) Ruby
17 7 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.15%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.82%) C++/CLI
18 5 (0.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 318 (52.39%) Degree
2 61 (10.05%) PhD
3 11 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.32%) CISSP
5 7 (1.15%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.82%) ISEB
6 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.49%) CEH
8 3 (0.49%) CISMP
9 2 (0.33%) HNC
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.23%) QA
2 13 (2.14%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (0.33%) KVM
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Nessus
2 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (9.88%) Oracle
2 43 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.78%) SunGard
4 18 (2.97%) Atlassian
5 11 (1.81%) Perforce
6 7 (1.15%) MKS
7 6 (0.99%) QNX
8 5 (0.82%) CA
9 4 (0.66%) MathWorks
9 4 (0.66%) JBoss
9 4 (0.66%) Synopsys
10 3 (0.49%) Splunk
11 2 (0.33%) Coverity
11 2 (0.33%) Wind River
11 2 (0.33%) Symbian
11 2 (0.33%) SAP
11 2 (0.33%) Apple
12 1 (0.16%) Siemens
12 1 (0.16%) VMware
12 1 (0.16%) Magma
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