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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 254 291 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.48% 16.57% 18.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.88% 25.09% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 219 242 274
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
945 1160 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.04% 66.06% 69.32%
Number of salaries quoted 837 989 1061
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 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++.

1 306 (52.04%) C
2 267 (45.41%) Software Engineering
3 260 (44.22%) Degree
4 231 (39.29%) C#
5 229 (38.95%) Java
6 219 (37.24%) Computer Science
7 209 (35.54%) Python
8 144 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
9 140 (23.81%) Linux
10 136 (23.13%) .NET
11 132 (22.45%) JavaScript
12 119 (20.24%) Windows
13 117 (19.90%) HTML
14 113 (19.22%) SQL
15 102 (17.35%) OO
16 89 (15.14%) Perl
17 79 (13.44%) Android
18 73 (12.41%) Electronics
18 73 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (12.07%) Apple iOS
20 65 (11.05%) SQL Server
21 63 (10.71%) ASP.NET
22 58 (9.86%) Microsoft
23 57 (9.69%) Mathematics
24 56 (9.52%) UNIX
25 55 (9.35%) Algorithms
26 51 (8.67%) Scrum
26 51 (8.67%) Objective-C
27 49 (8.33%) CSS
27 49 (8.33%) MFC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (1.70%) Apache
2 6 (1.02%) Confluence
2 6 (1.02%) Node.js
3 4 (0.68%) DNN
4 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.34%) CloudStack
4 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.34%) IIS
4 2 (0.34%) JBoss
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.36%) MS Project
2 6 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.02%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.02%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.02%) Revit
2 6 (1.02%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.02%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.02%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.02%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.10%) SaaS
2 14 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.97%) Internet
2 35 (5.95%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.27%) Wireless
4 25 (4.25%) HTTP
5 14 (2.38%) Bluetooth
6 12 (2.04%) ZigBee
7 10 (1.70%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.53%) LTE
9 8 (1.36%) 3G
10 7 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.02%) Intranet
11 6 (1.02%) 3GPP
12 5 (0.85%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.68%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.51%) SSL
14 3 (0.51%) Network Security
14 3 (0.51%) 4G
14 3 (0.51%) Skype
15 2 (0.34%) 802.15
15 2 (0.34%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.23%) MySQL
4 12 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.85%) DB2
8 4 (0.68%) Big Data
9 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.51%) Firebird
10 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (6.29%) Selenium
2 33 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 18 (3.06%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.55%) GCC
5 15 (2.55%) JMeter
5 15 (2.55%) Subversion
6 14 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 14 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.87%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.70%) JIRA
9 9 (1.53%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.36%) CruiseControl
11 7 (1.19%) NUnit
12 6 (1.02%) QADirector
12 6 (1.02%) Bugzilla
12 6 (1.02%) SCons
13 5 (0.85%) LabVIEW
14 4 (0.68%) FitNesse
General
1 73 (12.41%) Electronics
2 32 (5.44%) Finance
3 24 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.89%) Banking
6 15 (2.55%) Automotive
6 15 (2.55%) Marketing
7 10 (1.70%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.68%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 235 (39.97%) Software Engineer
2 203 (34.52%) Developer
3 73 (12.41%) Software Developer
4 68 (11.56%) C++ Developer
5 40 (6.80%) Graduate
6 39 (6.63%) Tester
7 38 (6.46%) Programmer
8 37 (6.29%) Team Leader
9 31 (5.27%) C++ Software Engineer
10 29 (4.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 28 (4.76%) Automation Tester
12 25 (4.25%) Senior Developer
13 24 (4.08%) Software Team Leader
14 23 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
15 22 (3.74%) Author
15 22 (3.74%) Technical Author
16 19 (3.23%) C++ Programmer
17 18 (3.06%) C# Software Engineer
18 17 (2.89%) Support Engineer
18 17 (2.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (23.13%) .NET
2 117 (19.90%) HTML
3 63 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 49 (8.33%) CSS
4 49 (8.33%) MFC
5 43 (7.31%) XML
6 41 (6.97%) jQuery
7 31 (5.27%) Web Services
8 27 (4.59%) XSLT
9 24 (4.08%) SOAP
10 22 (3.74%) HTML5
11 16 (2.72%) JSON
12 15 (2.55%) Ajax
13 14 (2.38%) Spring
13 14 (2.38%) PhoneGap
14 12 (2.04%) AngularJS
15 11 (1.87%) STL
16 10 (1.70%) XSD
16 10 (1.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 9 (1.53%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 219 (37.24%) Computer Science
2 73 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (9.69%) Mathematics
4 55 (9.35%) Algorithms
5 37 (6.29%) Physics
6 32 (5.44%) User Experience
7 31 (5.27%) Pocket PC
8 28 (4.76%) Client/Server
9 26 (4.42%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (3.40%) Robotics
11 19 (3.23%) Mechatronics
12 18 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (2.38%) CUDA
14 13 (2.21%) Data Structures
14 13 (2.21%) Device Driver
14 13 (2.21%) Cryptography
15 11 (1.87%) Visualisation
16 10 (1.70%) Verilog
16 10 (1.70%) Internet of Things
17 9 (1.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 140 (23.81%) Linux
2 119 (20.24%) Windows
3 79 (13.44%) Android
4 71 (12.07%) Apple iOS
5 56 (9.52%) UNIX
6 15 (2.55%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
8 2 (0.34%) HPUX
8 2 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Symbian OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (45.41%) Software Engineering
2 144 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (17.35%) OO
4 51 (8.67%) Scrum
5 48 (8.16%) OOD
6 43 (7.31%) Test Automation
7 38 (6.46%) Multithreading
8 35 (5.95%) Test Scripting
9 33 (5.61%) TDD
10 31 (5.27%) Line Management
11 30 (5.10%) Mentoring
11 30 (5.10%) OOP
12 26 (4.42%) Manual Testing
12 26 (4.42%) Automated Testing
13 25 (4.25%) SDLC
14 23 (3.91%) Software Testing
15 20 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (3.06%) Project Management
17 17 (2.89%) Data Analysis
17 17 (2.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 306 (52.04%) C
2 231 (39.29%) C#
3 229 (38.95%) Java
4 209 (35.54%) Python
5 132 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 113 (19.22%) SQL
7 89 (15.14%) Perl
8 51 (8.67%) Objective-C
9 48 (8.16%) Embedded C
10 44 (7.48%) Embedded C++
11 34 (5.78%) PHP
12 23 (3.91%) MATLAB
12 23 (3.91%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.04%) Ruby
14 11 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.36%) Assembly Language
16 4 (0.68%) VB
16 4 (0.68%) Fortran
17 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 260 (44.22%) Degree
2 31 (5.27%) MCP
2 31 (5.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.21%) PhD
4 10 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.19%) ISEB
7 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.51%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.17%) HNC
8 1 (0.17%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.82%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 21 (3.57%) Firmware
2 10 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.36%) VirtualBox
3 8 (1.36%) Xen
4 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.34%) Docker
4 2 (0.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.95%) Oracle
3 14 (2.38%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.70%) Autodesk
4 10 (1.70%) Perforce
4 10 (1.70%) VMware
5 8 (1.36%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.02%) Coverity
7 5 (0.85%) Synopsys
7 5 (0.85%) EMC
8 4 (0.68%) PTC
8 4 (0.68%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 3 (0.51%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.51%) Google
10 2 (0.34%) QNX
10 2 (0.34%) SAP
10 2 (0.34%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.17%) Allen-Bradley
11 1 (0.17%) Wind River
11 1 (0.17%) Altera
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£60,000 DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits and Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k plus pension, 25 days hols, bonus and share scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k + Pension, Healthcare, 25days, life assurance, flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago