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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 16 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 179 315 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.72% 17.19% 20.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.09% 27.46% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 157 245 293
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £56,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
891 1147 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.33% 62.61% 67.94%
Number of salaries quoted 797 948 963
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,125 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 September 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 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++.

1 242 (51.16%) C
2 212 (44.82%) Software Engineering
3 210 (44.40%) Degree
4 194 (41.01%) C#
5 173 (36.58%) Java
6 159 (33.62%) Python
7 156 (32.98%) Computer Science
8 135 (28.54%) Linux
9 110 (23.26%) .NET
10 105 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (19.66%) Windows
12 89 (18.82%) JavaScript
13 80 (16.91%) HTML
14 74 (15.64%) SQL
15 63 (13.32%) Perl
16 60 (12.68%) Android
17 58 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (12.05%) OO
19 55 (11.63%) Apple iOS
20 52 (10.99%) Mathematics
20 52 (10.99%) ASP.NET
21 49 (10.36%) SQL Server
21 49 (10.36%) QA
22 45 (9.51%) Embedded C
23 43 (9.09%) Internet
23 43 (9.09%) Scrum
24 42 (8.88%) Embedded C++
25 41 (8.67%) Algorithms
26 39 (8.25%) Electronics
26 39 (8.25%) OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (1.69%) Apache
2 4 (0.85%) DNN
3 3 (0.63%) Node.js
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (1.48%) MS Project
2 6 (1.27%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.27%) PTC Creo
2 6 (1.27%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.27%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.27%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.27%) Revit
2 6 (1.27%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.27%) Solid Edge
3 3 (0.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Blender
4 1 (0.21%) Simulink
4 1 (0.21%) Maya
4 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.23%) SaaS
2 12 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.09%) Internet
2 28 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.02%) HTTP
4 16 (3.38%) Wireless
5 15 (3.17%) Bluetooth
6 7 (1.48%) ZigBee
6 7 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.06%) LTE
8 4 (0.85%) 3G
9 3 (0.63%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.63%) WAN
9 3 (0.63%) SSL
9 3 (0.63%) Skype
10 2 (0.42%) 4G
10 2 (0.42%) Network Security
10 2 (0.42%) X.509
10 2 (0.42%) Intranet
10 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.42%) 802.15
10 2 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.50%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.11%) MySQL
4 8 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.63%) Big Data
6 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.42%) Firebird
7 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.42%) DB2
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (8.03%) Selenium
2 24 (5.07%) JMeter
3 23 (4.86%) SoapUI
4 13 (2.75%) LabVIEW
5 10 (2.11%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.48%) GCC
8 7 (1.48%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.06%) JUnit
9 5 (1.06%) NUnit
9 5 (1.06%) Subversion
10 4 (0.85%) JIRA
10 4 (0.85%) QADirector
10 4 (0.85%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.85%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.42%) GDB
11 2 (0.42%) SCons
11 2 (0.42%) CruiseControl
General
1 39 (8.25%) Electronics
2 18 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 13 (2.75%) Automotive
4 10 (2.11%) Multimedia
5 8 (1.69%) Finance
6 7 (1.48%) Banking
7 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.85%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Retail
10 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 176 (37.21%) Software Engineer
2 149 (31.50%) Developer
3 44 (9.30%) Software Developer
4 40 (8.46%) C++ Developer
5 38 (8.03%) Tester
6 28 (5.92%) Programmer
7 26 (5.50%) Graduate
8 25 (5.29%) Senior Software Engineer
9 24 (5.07%) Team Leader
10 23 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (3.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 18 (3.81%) Junior
13 17 (3.59%) Software Team Leader
13 17 (3.59%) Automation Tester
14 16 (3.38%) AWS Developer
14 16 (3.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 15 (3.17%) Test Engineer
15 15 (3.17%) Support Engineer
16 14 (2.96%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (23.26%) .NET
2 80 (16.91%) HTML
3 52 (10.99%) ASP.NET
4 36 (7.61%) MFC
5 33 (6.98%) CSS
6 29 (6.13%) jQuery
7 23 (4.86%) Web Services
8 22 (4.65%) XSLT
8 22 (4.65%) HTML5
9 21 (4.44%) XML
10 20 (4.23%) SOAP
11 16 (3.38%) XSD
12 15 (3.17%) Ajax
12 15 (3.17%) Qt
13 14 (2.96%) JSON
14 12 (2.54%) AngularJS
15 11 (2.33%) PhoneGap
16 9 (1.90%) WPF
17 8 (1.69%) RESTful
18 6 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 156 (32.98%) Computer Science
2 58 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (10.99%) Mathematics
4 41 (8.67%) Algorithms
5 33 (6.98%) Physics
6 27 (5.71%) User Experience
7 25 (5.29%) Pocket PC
8 20 (4.23%) Client/Server
9 16 (3.38%) Chemistry
10 15 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (2.96%) CUDA
11 14 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.75%) Robotics
13 12 (2.54%) Mechatronics
13 12 (2.54%) Device Driver
14 11 (2.33%) Cryptography
14 11 (2.33%) Internet of Things
14 11 (2.33%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 9 (1.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 135 (28.54%) Linux
2 93 (19.66%) Windows
3 60 (12.68%) Android
4 55 (11.63%) Apple iOS
5 31 (6.55%) UNIX
6 15 (3.17%) Mac OS X
7 14 (2.96%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.21%) Symbian OS
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
8 1 (0.21%) HPUX
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (44.82%) Software Engineering
2 105 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (12.05%) OO
4 43 (9.09%) Scrum
5 39 (8.25%) OOD
6 30 (6.34%) OOP
6 30 (6.34%) Multithreading
7 28 (5.92%) Test Automation
7 28 (5.92%) Project Management
8 27 (5.71%) Software Testing
9 25 (5.29%) Test Scripting
10 22 (4.65%) TDD
11 21 (4.44%) Line Management
12 20 (4.23%) Web Development
13 18 (3.81%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.38%) Automated Testing
14 16 (3.38%) Configuration Management
15 15 (3.17%) Web Testing
15 15 (3.17%) Manual Testing
16 14 (2.96%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 242 (51.16%) C
2 194 (41.01%) C#
3 173 (36.58%) Java
4 159 (33.62%) Python
5 89 (18.82%) JavaScript
6 74 (15.64%) SQL
7 63 (13.32%) Perl
8 45 (9.51%) Embedded C
9 42 (8.88%) Embedded C++
10 34 (7.19%) Objective-C
11 23 (4.86%) PHP
12 13 (2.75%) Fortran
13 12 (2.54%) Ruby
14 11 (2.33%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.90%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.48%) TTCN
18 5 (1.06%) Assembly Language
19 4 (0.85%) R
20 3 (0.63%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 210 (44.40%) Degree
2 25 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (5.29%) MCP
3 23 (4.86%) PhD
4 14 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.85%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) HNC
8 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.36%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (2.96%) Firmware
2 11 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.11%) VirtualBox
3 10 (2.11%) Xen
4 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.42%) Docker
4 2 (0.42%) iptables
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (7.40%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.29%) Oracle
3 11 (2.33%) VMware
3 11 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.90%) Autodesk
5 5 (1.06%) EMC
6 4 (0.85%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 3 (0.63%) PTC
7 3 (0.63%) Google
7 3 (0.63%) Perforce
8 2 (0.42%) Synopsys
8 2 (0.42%) Coverity
8 2 (0.42%) QNX
9 1 (0.21%) Sony
9 1 (0.21%) Intel
9 1 (0.21%) Apple
9 1 (0.21%) Wind River
9 1 (0.21%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.21%) Capita
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £40,000 DoE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Badenoch & Clark
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k + Pension, Healthcare, 25days, life assurance, flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago