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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 16 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 202 299 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.42% 16.86% 19.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.60% 26.65% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 171 247 289
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
894 1122 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.81% 63.28% 66.81%
Number of salaries quoted 785 961 1011
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 £32,500 £30,000 £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 28 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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++.

1 275 (50.93%) C
2 244 (45.19%) Software Engineering
2 244 (45.19%) Degree
3 216 (40.00%) C#
4 214 (39.63%) Java
5 198 (36.67%) Computer Science
6 191 (35.37%) Python
7 143 (26.48%) Linux
8 129 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (22.78%) .NET
10 119 (22.04%) JavaScript
11 106 (19.63%) Windows
12 104 (19.26%) SQL
13 103 (19.07%) HTML
14 85 (15.74%) OO
15 77 (14.26%) Perl
16 73 (13.52%) Android
17 71 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
18 67 (12.41%) Apple iOS
19 62 (11.48%) SQL Server
20 59 (10.93%) ASP.NET
20 59 (10.93%) Electronics
21 57 (10.56%) Mathematics
22 51 (9.44%) UNIX
22 51 (9.44%) Microsoft
23 49 (9.07%) Algorithms
24 48 (8.89%) MFC
25 47 (8.70%) Scrum
25 47 (8.70%) QA
26 46 (8.52%) OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (1.85%) Apache
2 6 (1.11%) Node.js
3 4 (0.74%) DNN
4 2 (0.37%) JBoss
4 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.37%) Confluence
4 2 (0.37%) CloudStack
4 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.48%) MS Project
2 6 (1.11%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.11%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.11%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.11%) PTC Creo
2 6 (1.11%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.11%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.11%) Revit
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.63%) SaaS
2 15 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.33%) Internet
2 33 (6.11%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.89%) HTTP
4 19 (3.52%) Wireless
5 12 (2.22%) Bluetooth
6 10 (1.85%) ZigBee
7 8 (1.48%) LTE
8 7 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.30%) 3G
9 6 (1.11%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.93%) 3GPP
11 4 (0.74%) Intranet
12 3 (0.56%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.56%) Network Security
12 3 (0.56%) WAN
12 3 (0.56%) SSL
12 3 (0.56%) Skype
13 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.37%) X.509
13 2 (0.37%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.15%) MySQL
4 12 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.93%) DB2
7 3 (0.56%) Big Data
8 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.37%) Firebird
8 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (7.41%) Selenium
2 21 (3.89%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.52%) JMeter
4 18 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 15 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.41%) Cucumber
6 13 (2.41%) Subversion
7 12 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.04%) GCC
9 8 (1.48%) LabVIEW
9 8 (1.48%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.30%) JIRA
10 7 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.11%) NUnit
11 6 (1.11%) QADirector
12 5 (0.93%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.74%) JUnit
13 4 (0.74%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.74%) SCons
14 3 (0.56%) FitNesse
General
1 59 (10.93%) Electronics
2 21 (3.89%) Finance
3 20 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.59%) Automotive
6 12 (2.22%) Banking
7 11 (2.04%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.30%) Marketing
9 4 (0.74%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Retail
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 206 (38.15%) Software Engineer
2 182 (33.70%) Developer
3 61 (11.30%) Software Developer
4 57 (10.56%) C++ Developer
5 40 (7.41%) Tester
6 36 (6.67%) Graduate
7 32 (5.93%) Programmer
7 32 (5.93%) Team Leader
8 26 (4.81%) C++ Software Engineer
8 26 (4.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 26 (4.81%) Automation Tester
9 25 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 23 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 21 (3.89%) Software Team Leader
12 18 (3.33%) Support Engineer
13 16 (2.96%) C# Software Engineer
13 16 (2.96%) Development Team Leader
13 16 (2.96%) Software Development Team Leader
14 15 (2.78%) Python Developer
14 15 (2.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (22.78%) .NET
2 103 (19.07%) HTML
3 59 (10.93%) ASP.NET
4 48 (8.89%) MFC
5 42 (7.78%) CSS
6 38 (7.04%) jQuery
7 31 (5.74%) XML
8 26 (4.81%) Web Services
9 25 (4.63%) XSLT
10 22 (4.07%) HTML5
10 22 (4.07%) SOAP
11 15 (2.78%) Ajax
12 14 (2.59%) JSON
13 13 (2.41%) Qt
13 13 (2.41%) PhoneGap
14 12 (2.22%) XSD
14 12 (2.22%) Spring
14 12 (2.22%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.48%) STL
15 8 (1.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 198 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 71 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (10.56%) Mathematics
4 49 (9.07%) Algorithms
5 36 (6.67%) Physics
6 30 (5.56%) Pocket PC
7 29 (5.37%) User Experience
8 27 (5.00%) Client/Server
9 23 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (3.15%) Robotics
10 17 (3.15%) Mechatronics
11 15 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (2.59%) Cryptography
12 14 (2.59%) CUDA
13 13 (2.41%) Internet of Things
14 11 (2.04%) Data Structures
14 11 (2.04%) Visualisation
15 10 (1.85%) Verilog
15 10 (1.85%) Device Driver
16 8 (1.48%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 143 (26.48%) Linux
2 106 (19.63%) Windows
3 73 (13.52%) Android
4 67 (12.41%) Apple iOS
5 51 (9.44%) UNIX
6 15 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.37%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.37%) AIX
8 2 (0.37%) HPUX
8 2 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.19%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (45.19%) Software Engineering
2 129 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (15.74%) OO
4 47 (8.70%) Scrum
5 46 (8.52%) OOD
6 38 (7.04%) Test Automation
7 33 (6.11%) Test Scripting
7 33 (6.11%) Multithreading
8 29 (5.37%) Line Management
8 29 (5.37%) OOP
9 28 (5.19%) TDD
9 28 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 28 (5.19%) Software Testing
10 23 (4.26%) Project Management
10 23 (4.26%) Manual Testing
11 22 (4.07%) Automated Testing
12 19 (3.52%) SDLC
13 18 (3.33%) Web Development
14 16 (2.96%) Web Testing
15 15 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 275 (50.93%) C
2 216 (40.00%) C#
3 214 (39.63%) Java
4 191 (35.37%) Python
5 119 (22.04%) JavaScript
6 104 (19.26%) SQL
7 77 (14.26%) Perl
8 45 (8.33%) Embedded C
9 44 (8.15%) Objective-C
10 42 (7.78%) Embedded C++
11 33 (6.11%) PHP
12 18 (3.33%) MATLAB
13 17 (3.15%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.22%) Ruby
15 9 (1.67%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.48%) Fortran
17 5 (0.93%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.56%) R
18 3 (0.56%) VB
19 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 244 (45.19%) Degree
2 30 (5.56%) MCP
2 30 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.96%) PhD
4 10 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.74%) ISEB
7 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) HNC
8 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (3.15%) Firmware
2 12 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.85%) VirtualBox
3 10 (1.85%) Xen
4 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.37%) iptables
4 2 (0.37%) Docker
5 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (9.44%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.74%) Oracle
3 13 (2.41%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.22%) VMware
5 10 (1.85%) Autodesk
6 7 (1.30%) Perforce
7 6 (1.11%) EMC
8 4 (0.74%) PTC
8 4 (0.74%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.74%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 4 (0.74%) Synopsys
8 4 (0.74%) Coverity
9 2 (0.37%) QNX
9 2 (0.37%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.37%) Google
10 1 (0.19%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.19%) Capita
10 1 (0.19%) Altera
10 1 (0.19%) Wind River
10 1 (0.19%) Rackspace
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