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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 13 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 274 301 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.69% 19.39% 20.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.51% 29.14% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 204 277 382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1074 1033 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.51% 66.56% 71.08%
Number of salaries quoted 860 912 1329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 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++.

1 283 (49.48%) Java
2 279 (48.78%) Degree
3 273 (47.73%) Software Engineering
4 267 (46.68%) C#
5 242 (42.31%) C
6 190 (33.22%) Python
7 171 (29.90%) Computer Science
8 161 (28.15%) .NET
9 132 (23.08%) OO
10 129 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (18.36%) Linux
11 105 (18.36%) Mathematics
12 93 (16.26%) Windows
13 92 (16.08%) SQL
14 87 (15.21%) HTML
15 75 (13.11%) Algorithms
16 74 (12.94%) Finance
17 72 (12.59%) ASP.NET
17 72 (12.59%) QA
18 66 (11.54%) JavaScript
19 62 (10.84%) Perl
20 58 (10.14%) SQL Server
21 56 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
22 54 (9.44%) Physics
23 49 (8.57%) XML
24 48 (8.39%) UNIX
25 47 (8.22%) Multithreading
26 45 (7.87%) TDD
27 43 (7.52%) Visual Studio
28 42 (7.34%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (4.20%) Confluence
2 13 (2.27%) Apache
3 11 (1.92%) CloudStack
3 11 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.40%) IIS
5 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (1.75%) 3ds Max
2 8 (1.40%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.05%) Simulink
4 5 (0.87%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.87%) Stateflow
4 5 (0.87%) MS Project
5 4 (0.70%) MS Office
6 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Blender
7 1 (0.17%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (2.10%) SunGard APT
2 2 (0.35%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.55%) SaaS
2 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.29%) Internet
2 26 (4.55%) Wireless
3 17 (2.97%) LTE
4 16 (2.80%) 3G
5 15 (2.62%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.92%) 2G
7 10 (1.75%) 4G
8 9 (1.57%) SNMP
9 8 (1.40%) GSM
9 8 (1.40%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.22%) UMTS
11 6 (1.05%) HTTP
12 5 (0.87%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.87%) ATM
13 4 (0.70%) Broadband
13 4 (0.70%) IPv6
13 4 (0.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
13 4 (0.70%) VLAN
13 4 (0.70%) NAS
14 3 (0.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.80%) MySQL
2 16 (2.80%) Big Data
3 11 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.35%) DB2
6 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (7.52%) Visual Studio
2 29 (5.07%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.50%) CppUnit
3 20 (3.50%) Eclipse
4 19 (3.32%) Selenium
5 16 (2.80%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.62%) MSTest
6 15 (2.62%) Rhino Mocks
6 15 (2.62%) Moq
6 15 (2.62%) MbUnit
6 15 (2.62%) xUnit.net
6 15 (2.62%) ReSharper
6 15 (2.62%) NUnit
7 11 (1.92%) Maven
8 8 (1.40%) Subversion
9 7 (1.22%) Hudson
10 6 (1.05%) WinRunner
10 6 (1.05%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.87%) Valgrind
11 5 (0.87%) CMake
General
1 74 (12.94%) Finance
2 38 (6.64%) Electronics
3 32 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.42%) Manufacturing
5 29 (5.07%) Marketing
6 19 (3.32%) Multimedia
7 13 (2.27%) Military
8 10 (1.75%) Automotive
9 9 (1.57%) Banking
10 6 (1.05%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.87%) Avionics
12 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Games
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) Retail
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 223 (38.99%) Software Engineer
2 198 (34.62%) Developer
3 52 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 46 (8.04%) C++ Developer
5 44 (7.69%) Graduate
6 40 (6.99%) C# Developer
7 33 (5.77%) Author
7 33 (5.77%) Technical Author
8 32 (5.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 31 (5.42%) Test Engineer
10 29 (5.07%) C++ Software Engineer
11 28 (4.90%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (4.02%) Development Engineer
15 22 (3.85%) QA Engineer
16 21 (3.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 19 (3.32%) Software Development Engineer
17 19 (3.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 18 (3.15%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (28.15%) .NET
2 87 (15.21%) HTML
3 72 (12.59%) ASP.NET
4 49 (8.57%) XML
5 42 (7.34%) CSS
6 31 (5.42%) STL
7 28 (4.90%) Ajax
8 26 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (3.85%) WCF
10 21 (3.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 20 (3.50%) Web Services
12 19 (3.32%) MFC
12 19 (3.32%) XSLT
13 17 (2.97%) Qt
14 12 (2.10%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 10 (1.75%) Flash
15 10 (1.75%) Middleware
16 9 (1.57%) WPF
16 9 (1.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 171 (29.90%) Computer Science
2 105 (18.36%) Mathematics
3 75 (13.11%) Algorithms
4 56 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (9.44%) Physics
6 38 (6.64%) Embedded Systems
7 33 (5.77%) User Experience
8 27 (4.72%) Cryptography
9 26 (4.55%) PKI
10 25 (4.37%) Statistics
11 24 (4.20%) Hedge funds
12 20 (3.50%) Device Driver
13 17 (2.97%) Management Information System
14 16 (2.80%) Open Source
15 15 (2.62%) Data Structures
16 13 (2.27%) Smartphone
17 12 (2.10%) 3D Graphics
18 7 (1.22%) VHDL
19 6 (1.05%) ASIC
19 6 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 105 (18.36%) Linux
2 93 (16.26%) Windows
3 48 (8.39%) UNIX
4 24 (4.20%) Android
5 22 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.57%) Solaris
8 6 (1.05%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.87%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.52%) Debian
10 3 (0.52%) AIX
10 3 (0.52%) HPUX
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (47.73%) Software Engineering
2 132 (23.08%) OO
3 129 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (8.22%) Multithreading
5 45 (7.87%) TDD
6 42 (7.34%) Scrum
7 37 (6.47%) Machine Learning
7 37 (6.47%) OOP
8 29 (5.07%) Test Automation
9 28 (4.90%) Signal Processing
9 28 (4.90%) OOD
10 26 (4.55%) MVC
10 26 (4.55%) Information Security
11 25 (4.37%) Software Testing
12 22 (3.85%) Automated Testing
13 21 (3.67%) Unit Testing
13 21 (3.67%) Analytics
14 19 (3.32%) Product Management
14 19 (3.32%) Mentoring
15 17 (2.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (49.48%) Java
2 267 (46.68%) C#
3 242 (42.31%) C
4 190 (33.22%) Python
5 92 (16.08%) SQL
6 66 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 62 (10.84%) Perl
8 36 (6.29%) Embedded C
9 25 (4.37%) MATLAB
10 22 (3.85%) Embedded C++
11 20 (3.50%) Objective-C
12 19 (3.32%) PHP
13 14 (2.45%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.27%) Delphi
15 12 (2.10%) Ruby
16 9 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.22%) R
17 7 (1.22%) GLSL
18 6 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 279 (48.78%) Degree
2 39 (6.82%) PhD
3 16 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.40%) CISSP
5 7 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.22%) ISEB
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.52%) CISMP
7 3 (0.52%) CEH
7 3 (0.52%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.52%) HNC
8 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (12.59%) QA
2 17 (2.97%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.87%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.87%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (2.97%) Firmware
2 6 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) Xen
Vendors
1 42 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.77%) Oracle
3 24 (4.20%) Atlassian
4 12 (2.10%) SunGard
5 7 (1.22%) Perforce
6 6 (1.05%) MKS
6 6 (1.05%) VMware
7 5 (0.87%) QNX
7 5 (0.87%) MathWorks
7 5 (0.87%) CA
7 5 (0.87%) JBoss
8 4 (0.70%) Synopsys
8 4 (0.70%) Coverity
9 3 (0.52%) Splunk
9 3 (0.52%) Adobe
10 2 (0.35%) Symbian
10 2 (0.35%) Quark
10 2 (0.35%) Apple
10 2 (0.35%) Wind River
11 1 (0.17%) Google
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