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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 315 321 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.19% 20.38% 21.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.46% 30.00% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 245 293 374
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1147 1070 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.61% 67.94% 71.06%
Number of salaries quoted 948 963 1238
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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++.

1 304 (49.92%) Degree
2 298 (48.93%) C#
3 289 (47.45%) Java
4 280 (45.98%) Software Engineering
5 243 (39.90%) C
6 191 (31.36%) Computer Science
7 184 (30.21%) .NET
8 177 (29.06%) Python
9 126 (20.69%) OO
10 116 (19.05%) Mathematics
11 113 (18.56%) SQL
12 109 (17.90%) Linux
13 96 (15.76%) Windows
14 91 (14.94%) Finance
15 90 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
16 88 (14.45%) ASP.NET
17 83 (13.63%) HTML
18 81 (13.30%) JavaScript
19 71 (11.66%) SQL Server
20 70 (11.49%) QA
21 60 (9.85%) Physics
22 54 (8.87%) Perl
23 51 (8.37%) PhD
23 51 (8.37%) Microsoft
23 51 (8.37%) TDD
23 51 (8.37%) Scrum
24 46 (7.55%) Multithreading
25 45 (7.39%) UNIX
25 45 (7.39%) Oracle
26 44 (7.22%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (3.12%) Confluence
2 12 (1.97%) Apache
3 11 (1.81%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.81%) CloudStack
4 8 (1.31%) IIS
5 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.31%) 3ds Max
3 5 (0.82%) Mathematica
3 5 (0.82%) MS Project
4 4 (0.66%) MS Office
4 4 (0.66%) Simulink
4 4 (0.66%) Stateflow
5 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Blender
6 1 (0.16%) Maya
Business Applications
1 20 (3.28%) SunGard APT
2 2 (0.33%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.28%) SaaS
2 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.91%) Internet
2 27 (4.43%) Wireless
3 15 (2.46%) LTE
3 15 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.30%) 3G
5 9 (1.48%) Ethernet
5 9 (1.48%) 2G
5 9 (1.48%) SNMP
6 8 (1.31%) 4G
7 7 (1.15%) GSM
8 6 (0.99%) UMTS
8 6 (0.99%) HTTP
9 5 (0.82%) 802.11
9 5 (0.82%) ATM
9 5 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.66%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.66%) NAS
10 4 (0.66%) VLAN
10 4 (0.66%) IPv6
10 4 (0.66%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.63%) Big Data
3 14 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.30%) Data Mining
4 13 (2.13%) MySQL
5 10 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.33%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (6.40%) Visual Studio
2 27 (4.43%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.45%) CppUnit
4 19 (3.12%) Selenium
5 16 (2.63%) MSTest
5 16 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (2.63%) Moq
5 16 (2.63%) MbUnit
5 16 (2.63%) ReSharper
5 16 (2.63%) xUnit.net
5 16 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.63%) NUnit
6 15 (2.46%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.64%) Maven
8 8 (1.31%) Subversion
9 7 (1.15%) WinRunner
9 7 (1.15%) Bugzilla
9 7 (1.15%) Hudson
10 6 (0.99%) Ant
11 5 (0.82%) CMake
General
1 91 (14.94%) Finance
2 39 (6.40%) Electronics
3 32 (5.25%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.93%) Manufacturing
5 27 (4.43%) Marketing
6 17 (2.79%) Multimedia
7 13 (2.13%) Military
8 12 (1.97%) Automotive
9 9 (1.48%) Banking
10 6 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.82%) Games
11 5 (0.82%) Avionics
12 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Retail
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 224 (36.78%) Software Engineer
2 222 (36.45%) Developer
3 59 (9.69%) Software Developer
4 48 (7.88%) C++ Developer
5 46 (7.55%) C# Developer
6 44 (7.22%) Graduate
7 34 (5.58%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 32 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (4.60%) C++ Software Engineer
11 28 (4.60%) Test Engineer
12 26 (4.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 25 (4.11%) Junior
14 23 (3.78%) Author
14 23 (3.78%) Technical Author
15 22 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
16 20 (3.28%) Data Scientist
16 20 (3.28%) Development Engineer
17 19 (3.12%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (30.21%) .NET
2 88 (14.45%) ASP.NET
3 83 (13.63%) HTML
4 44 (7.22%) CSS
5 43 (7.06%) XML
6 31 (5.09%) Ajax
7 30 (4.93%) STL
8 29 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (3.94%) XSLT
10 23 (3.78%) WCF
11 22 (3.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 22 (3.61%) Web Services
12 20 (3.28%) Flash
13 17 (2.79%) MFC
14 15 (2.46%) Qt
15 13 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 13 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
15 13 (2.13%) jQuery
16 11 (1.81%) WPF
17 9 (1.48%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 191 (31.36%) Computer Science
2 116 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 60 (9.85%) Physics
4 40 (6.57%) Embedded Systems
5 32 (5.25%) Hedge funds
6 28 (4.60%) Statistics
6 28 (4.60%) Cryptography
7 26 (4.27%) PKI
8 24 (3.94%) Firmware
9 19 (3.12%) Management Information System
9 19 (3.12%) Device Driver
10 15 (2.46%) Open Source
11 14 (2.30%) 3D Graphics
12 12 (1.97%) Smartphone
13 11 (1.81%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.81%) VHDL
14 9 (1.48%) Verilog
14 9 (1.48%) ASIC
15 8 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 7 (1.15%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 109 (17.90%) Linux
2 96 (15.76%) Windows
3 45 (7.39%) UNIX
4 24 (3.94%) Android
5 20 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.48%) Solaris
7 8 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (1.15%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.82%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.49%) Debian
10 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.49%) AIX
10 3 (0.49%) HPUX
11 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (45.98%) Software Engineering
2 126 (20.69%) OO
3 90 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (8.37%) TDD
4 51 (8.37%) Scrum
5 46 (7.55%) Multithreading
6 44 (7.22%) Machine Learning
7 40 (6.57%) OOP
8 37 (6.08%) Test Automation
9 33 (5.42%) Signal Processing
10 31 (5.09%) Analytics
11 30 (4.93%) OOD
12 29 (4.76%) MVC
12 29 (4.76%) Risk Management
13 26 (4.27%) Information Security
14 25 (4.11%) Software Testing
15 22 (3.61%) Automated Testing
15 22 (3.61%) Unit Testing
15 22 (3.61%) Regression Testing
16 21 (3.45%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 298 (48.93%) C#
2 289 (47.45%) Java
3 243 (39.90%) C
4 177 (29.06%) Python
5 113 (18.56%) SQL
6 81 (13.30%) JavaScript
7 54 (8.87%) Perl
8 35 (5.75%) Embedded C
9 25 (4.11%) MATLAB
10 23 (3.78%) Embedded C++
11 22 (3.61%) Objective-C
12 17 (2.79%) PHP
12 17 (2.79%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.30%) Delphi
14 13 (2.13%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.97%) Ruby
16 11 (1.81%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.81%) Assembly Language
17 8 (1.31%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 304 (49.92%) Degree
2 51 (8.37%) PhD
3 16 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.31%) ISEB
4 8 (1.31%) CISSP
5 7 (1.15%) Postgraduate
5 7 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.49%) HNC
7 3 (0.49%) CEH
7 3 (0.49%) CISMP
8 1 (0.16%) HND
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (11.49%) QA
2 17 (2.79%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.82%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.82%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.33%) KVM
Vendors
1 51 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.39%) Oracle
3 20 (3.28%) SunGard
4 19 (3.12%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.48%) Perforce
6 6 (0.99%) QNX
6 6 (0.99%) MKS
7 5 (0.82%) Synopsys
7 5 (0.82%) MathWorks
7 5 (0.82%) CA
8 4 (0.66%) VMware
8 4 (0.66%) JBoss
8 4 (0.66%) Coverity
9 3 (0.49%) Splunk
9 3 (0.49%) Apple
10 2 (0.33%) Quark
10 2 (0.33%) Symbian
10 2 (0.33%) SAP
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe
10 2 (0.33%) Wind River
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