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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 313 298 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.67% 20.19% 19.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.98% 31.91% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 247 254 305
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
1160 934 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.50% 63.28% 70.23%
Number of salaries quoted 926 787 1132
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 18 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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++.

1 316 (52.75%) Software Engineering
2 296 (49.42%) Java
3 293 (48.91%) C
4 275 (45.91%) Degree
5 244 (40.73%) C#
6 243 (40.57%) Python
7 189 (31.55%) Computer Science
8 144 (24.04%) Linux
9 139 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
10 127 (21.20%) .NET
11 122 (20.37%) OO
12 113 (18.86%) Windows
13 95 (15.86%) HTML
14 90 (15.03%) Mathematics
15 83 (13.86%) Perl
15 83 (13.86%) Algorithms
16 72 (12.02%) SQL
17 62 (10.35%) UNIX
17 62 (10.35%) QA
17 62 (10.35%) Multithreading
18 61 (10.18%) Visual Studio
19 60 (10.02%) JavaScript
20 57 (9.52%) XML
21 55 (9.18%) Finance
22 51 (8.51%) Scrum
23 48 (8.01%) Embedded C
24 46 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (7.51%) Electronics
26 44 (7.35%) Microsoft
27 43 (7.18%) Internet

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (3.67%) Confluence
2 11 (1.84%) OpenStack
3 9 (1.50%) CloudStack
4 7 (1.17%) Apache
5 6 (1.00%) IIS
6 3 (0.50%) SAS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.33%) Node.js
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.50%) 3ds Max
2 9 (1.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.17%) Simulink
4 6 (1.00%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.83%) Stateflow
6 4 (0.67%) MS Office
7 3 (0.50%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.33%) Maya
8 2 (0.33%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.18%) Internet
1 43 (7.18%) Wireless
2 25 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.51%) Ethernet
4 16 (2.67%) LTE
5 15 (2.50%) 3G
5 15 (2.50%) ZigBee
6 12 (2.00%) SNMP
6 12 (2.00%) Bluetooth
6 12 (2.00%) 4G
7 10 (1.67%) 2G
8 9 (1.50%) GSM
9 8 (1.34%) HTTP
10 7 (1.17%) UMTS
11 6 (1.00%) ATM
11 6 (1.00%) IPv6
11 6 (1.00%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.67%) VLAN
12 4 (0.67%) NAS
12 4 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.67%) MySQL
3 8 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.17%) Big Data
5 6 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Firebird
8 1 (0.17%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) DB2
8 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (10.18%) Visual Studio
2 31 (5.18%) Eclipse
2 31 (5.18%) Git (software)
3 29 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.67%) CppUnit
4 10 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (1.67%) NUnit
5 9 (1.50%) Subversion
6 7 (1.17%) ReSharper
6 7 (1.17%) Ant
7 6 (1.00%) Moq
7 6 (1.00%) MbUnit
7 6 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.00%) MSTest
7 6 (1.00%) xUnit.net
8 5 (0.83%) Hudson
8 5 (0.83%) LabVIEW
8 5 (0.83%) Selenium
9 4 (0.67%) Maven
9 4 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 55 (9.18%) Finance
2 45 (7.51%) Electronics
3 33 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.34%) Marketing
5 22 (3.67%) Multimedia
6 20 (3.34%) Automotive
6 20 (3.34%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.67%) Banking
8 11 (1.84%) Military
9 6 (1.00%) Avionics
10 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Billing
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Games
11 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 253 (42.24%) Software Engineer
2 171 (28.55%) Developer
3 62 (10.35%) Software Developer
4 44 (7.35%) Graduate
4 44 (7.35%) C++ Developer
5 41 (6.84%) C++ Software Engineer
6 38 (6.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 38 (6.34%) Test Engineer
7 37 (6.18%) Senior Software Engineer
8 35 (5.84%) Author
8 35 (5.84%) Technical Author
9 25 (4.17%) Programmer
9 25 (4.17%) Development Engineer
10 24 (4.01%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 22 (3.67%) Team Leader
13 20 (3.34%) Software Test Engineer
13 20 (3.34%) Python Developer
14 19 (3.17%) Software Development Engineer
15 18 (3.01%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (21.20%) .NET
2 95 (15.86%) HTML
3 57 (9.52%) XML
4 42 (7.01%) CSS
5 34 (5.68%) ASP.NET
6 28 (4.67%) STL
7 22 (3.67%) Ajax
8 19 (3.17%) Web Services
9 17 (2.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 15 (2.50%) Qt
10 15 (2.50%) MFC
11 14 (2.34%) XSLT
12 13 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.67%) WCF
13 10 (1.67%) XSL
14 9 (1.50%) Middleware
14 9 (1.50%) SOAP
14 9 (1.50%) jQuery
14 9 (1.50%) HTML5
15 8 (1.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 189 (31.55%) Computer Science
2 90 (15.03%) Mathematics
3 83 (13.86%) Algorithms
4 46 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (6.51%) Embedded Systems
6 37 (6.18%) Device Driver
7 33 (5.51%) Physics
8 29 (4.84%) Cryptography
9 28 (4.67%) User Experience
10 19 (3.17%) 3D Graphics
11 18 (3.01%) Smartphone
12 17 (2.84%) Statistics
12 17 (2.84%) Management Information System
12 17 (2.84%) PKI
13 15 (2.50%) Open Source
14 12 (2.00%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.34%) Hedge funds
16 7 (1.17%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.17%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 144 (24.04%) Linux
2 113 (18.86%) Windows
3 62 (10.35%) UNIX
4 36 (6.01%) Android
5 25 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.34%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.00%) AIX
8 6 (1.00%) HPUX
8 6 (1.00%) Solaris
9 5 (0.83%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.83%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (52.75%) Software Engineering
2 139 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (20.37%) OO
4 62 (10.35%) Multithreading
5 51 (8.51%) Scrum
6 32 (5.34%) TDD
7 30 (5.01%) Automated Testing
8 29 (4.84%) OOD
9 28 (4.67%) Mentoring
10 27 (4.51%) Software Testing
11 26 (4.34%) Regression Testing
11 26 (4.34%) OOP
12 24 (4.01%) Information Security
12 24 (4.01%) Unit Testing
13 23 (3.84%) Machine Learning
14 19 (3.17%) Signal Processing
14 19 (3.17%) Software Architecture
15 17 (2.84%) Test Automation
16 16 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (2.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (49.42%) Java
2 293 (48.91%) C
3 244 (40.73%) C#
4 243 (40.57%) Python
5 83 (13.86%) Perl
6 72 (12.02%) SQL
7 60 (10.02%) JavaScript
8 48 (8.01%) Embedded C
9 35 (5.84%) Embedded C++
10 33 (5.51%) PHP
11 31 (5.18%) MATLAB
12 26 (4.34%) Objective-C
13 18 (3.01%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.00%) GLSL
15 10 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.67%) MAXScript
16 9 (1.50%) Ruby
16 9 (1.50%) Assembly Language
16 9 (1.50%) R
Qualifications
1 275 (45.91%) Degree
2 20 (3.34%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.34%) ISEB
3 15 (2.50%) PhD
4 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.83%) CISSP
6 3 (0.50%) CEH
6 3 (0.50%) CISMP
7 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.17%) HNC
8 1 (0.17%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.35%) QA
2 15 (2.50%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.00%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.00%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (3.67%) Firmware
2 10 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.50%) Xen
4 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 44 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 24 (4.01%) Oracle
4 13 (2.17%) Google
5 10 (1.67%) VMware
6 7 (1.17%) Perforce
6 7 (1.17%) Sony
6 7 (1.17%) Intel
7 5 (0.83%) QNX
8 4 (0.67%) Apple
8 4 (0.67%) Coverity
8 4 (0.67%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.67%) Synopsys
9 3 (0.50%) Splunk
9 3 (0.50%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.50%) Quark
9 3 (0.50%) MKS
9 3 (0.50%) Adobe
9 3 (0.50%) HP
10 2 (0.33%) Rackspace
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k plus fantastic bonus and more
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
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Optimus Search
Salary: Negotiable + Pension/ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
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Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum & Bonus, Training, Health, Pension, Life, Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago