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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 13 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 287 313 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.33% 20.01% 19.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.28% 29.56% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 216 290 360
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
1092 1059 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.12% 67.71% 71.12%
Number of salaries quoted 891 950 1284
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 £52,500 £52,000 £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 19 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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++.

1 287 (49.06%) C#
1 287 (49.06%) Java
2 283 (48.38%) Degree
3 276 (47.18%) Software Engineering
4 243 (41.54%) C
5 185 (31.62%) Python
6 174 (29.74%) Computer Science
7 168 (28.72%) .NET
8 144 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (21.88%) OO
10 109 (18.63%) Mathematics
11 106 (18.12%) Linux
12 99 (16.92%) SQL
13 98 (16.75%) Windows
14 84 (14.36%) HTML
15 77 (13.16%) QA
16 76 (12.99%) ASP.NET
17 75 (12.82%) Finance
18 69 (11.79%) JavaScript
19 62 (10.60%) SQL Server
20 61 (10.43%) Perl
21 56 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
22 55 (9.40%) Physics
23 49 (8.38%) Scrum
24 48 (8.21%) TDD
25 47 (8.03%) Microsoft
26 46 (7.86%) UNIX
27 45 (7.69%) XML
27 45 (7.69%) Multithreading
28 43 (7.35%) Visual Studio

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.76%) Confluence
2 12 (2.05%) Apache
3 11 (1.88%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.88%) CloudStack
4 8 (1.37%) IIS
5 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.17%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 10 (1.71%) 3ds Max
2 8 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.85%) Mathematica
3 5 (0.85%) MS Project
4 4 (0.68%) MS Office
4 4 (0.68%) Simulink
4 4 (0.68%) Stateflow
5 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Maya
7 1 (0.17%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (2.39%) SunGard APT
2 2 (0.34%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.93%) SaaS
2 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.15%) Internet
2 27 (4.62%) Wireless
3 17 (2.91%) LTE
4 16 (2.74%) 3G
4 16 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.88%) 2G
6 10 (1.71%) 4G
7 9 (1.54%) SNMP
7 9 (1.54%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.37%) GSM
9 7 (1.20%) UMTS
10 6 (1.03%) HTTP
11 5 (0.85%) ATM
12 4 (0.68%) Broadband
12 4 (0.68%) IPv6
12 4 (0.68%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 4 (0.68%) NAS
12 4 (0.68%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.68%) VLAN
13 3 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.74%) Big Data
3 15 (2.56%) MySQL
4 13 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 11 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.34%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.34%) DB2
9 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 28 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.59%) CppUnit
4 19 (3.25%) Eclipse
4 19 (3.25%) Selenium
5 16 (2.74%) MSTest
5 16 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (2.74%) Moq
5 16 (2.74%) MbUnit
5 16 (2.74%) ReSharper
5 16 (2.74%) xUnit.net
5 16 (2.74%) NUnit
6 15 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.71%) Maven
8 8 (1.37%) Subversion
9 7 (1.20%) WinRunner
9 7 (1.20%) Bugzilla
9 7 (1.20%) Hudson
10 5 (0.85%) CMake
10 5 (0.85%) Valgrind
General
1 75 (12.82%) Finance
2 37 (6.32%) Electronics
3 32 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 28 (4.79%) Marketing
6 19 (3.25%) Multimedia
7 13 (2.22%) Military
8 12 (2.05%) Automotive
9 8 (1.37%) Banking
10 6 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.85%) Avionics
12 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.51%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 222 (37.95%) Software Engineer
2 203 (34.70%) Developer
3 54 (9.23%) Software Developer
4 44 (7.52%) C++ Developer
5 42 (7.18%) Graduate
6 41 (7.01%) C# Developer
7 31 (5.30%) Test Engineer
7 31 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
8 30 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 29 (4.96%) Author
9 29 (4.96%) Technical Author
10 28 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
12 26 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (4.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 24 (4.10%) QA Engineer
15 21 (3.59%) Development Engineer
16 19 (3.25%) Data Scientist
17 18 (3.08%) Software Development Engineer
17 18 (3.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (28.72%) .NET
2 84 (14.36%) HTML
3 76 (12.99%) ASP.NET
4 45 (7.69%) XML
5 42 (7.18%) CSS
6 31 (5.30%) STL
7 29 (4.96%) Ajax
8 27 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (3.93%) WCF
10 21 (3.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 20 (3.42%) Web Services
11 20 (3.42%) XSLT
12 19 (3.25%) MFC
13 14 (2.39%) Qt
14 13 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 13 (2.22%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (2.22%) Flash
15 10 (1.71%) Middleware
15 10 (1.71%) WPF
16 8 (1.37%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 174 (29.74%) Computer Science
2 109 (18.63%) Mathematics
3 56 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (9.40%) Physics
5 42 (7.18%) Embedded Systems
6 32 (5.47%) User Experience
7 28 (4.79%) Cryptography
8 27 (4.62%) Statistics
9 26 (4.44%) PKI
9 26 (4.44%) Hedge funds
10 21 (3.59%) Device Driver
11 19 (3.25%) Firmware
12 17 (2.91%) Management Information System
13 16 (2.74%) Open Source
14 14 (2.39%) 3D Graphics
15 13 (2.22%) Smartphone
16 8 (1.37%) Visualisation
17 7 (1.20%) VHDL
17 7 (1.20%) ASIC
18 5 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.12%) Linux
2 98 (16.75%) Windows
3 46 (7.86%) UNIX
4 25 (4.27%) Android
5 21 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (1.54%) Solaris
7 7 (1.20%) Windows CE
8 5 (0.85%) VxWorks
8 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.51%) Debian
9 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.51%) AIX
9 3 (0.51%) HPUX
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (47.18%) Software Engineering
2 144 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (21.88%) OO
4 49 (8.38%) Scrum
5 48 (8.21%) TDD
6 45 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 39 (6.67%) Machine Learning
8 38 (6.50%) OOP
9 33 (5.64%) Test Automation
10 30 (5.13%) Signal Processing
11 28 (4.79%) Software Testing
12 27 (4.62%) OOD
12 27 (4.62%) MVC
13 26 (4.44%) Information Security
14 25 (4.27%) Automated Testing
15 24 (4.10%) Analytics
16 22 (3.76%) Regression Testing
17 21 (3.59%) Risk Management
17 21 (3.59%) Unit Testing
18 20 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 287 (49.06%) Java
1 287 (49.06%) C#
2 243 (41.54%) C
3 185 (31.62%) Python
4 99 (16.92%) SQL
5 69 (11.79%) JavaScript
6 61 (10.43%) Perl
7 37 (6.32%) Embedded C
8 24 (4.10%) Embedded C++
9 23 (3.93%) MATLAB
10 21 (3.59%) Objective-C
11 17 (2.91%) PHP
12 15 (2.56%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.39%) Delphi
14 13 (2.22%) PowerShell
15 12 (2.05%) Ruby
16 11 (1.88%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.37%) Assembly Language
18 7 (1.20%) R
18 7 (1.20%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 283 (48.38%) Degree
2 41 (7.01%) PhD
3 15 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.37%) ISEB
4 8 (1.37%) CISSP
4 8 (1.37%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.85%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.51%) CEH
6 3 (0.51%) CISMP
6 3 (0.51%) HNC
7 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (13.16%) QA
2 17 (2.91%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.85%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) KVM
Vendors
1 47 (8.03%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.81%) Oracle
3 22 (3.76%) Atlassian
4 14 (2.39%) SunGard
5 7 (1.20%) Perforce
6 6 (1.03%) VMware
6 6 (1.03%) QNX
6 6 (1.03%) MKS
7 5 (0.85%) MathWorks
7 5 (0.85%) CA
8 4 (0.68%) JBoss
8 4 (0.68%) Synopsys
8 4 (0.68%) Coverity
9 3 (0.51%) Splunk
9 3 (0.51%) Adobe
9 3 (0.51%) Apple
10 2 (0.34%) Quark
10 2 (0.34%) Symbian
10 2 (0.34%) SAP
10 2 (0.34%) Wind River
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