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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 15 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 195 353 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.95% 21.28% 19.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.29% 31.80% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 155 300 247
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
916 1110 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.82% 66.91% 64.22%
Number of salaries quoted 752 912 810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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++.

1 226 (53.68%) Software Engineering
2 186 (44.18%) C
3 182 (43.23%) Degree
4 152 (36.10%) C#
5 151 (35.87%) Java
6 140 (33.25%) Python
7 139 (33.02%) Linux
8 121 (28.74%) Computer Science
9 120 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (22.80%) Windows
11 75 (17.81%) .NET
12 69 (16.39%) Scrum
13 62 (14.73%) SQL
13 62 (14.73%) Mathematics
14 59 (14.01%) HTML
15 57 (13.54%) Perl
16 50 (11.88%) Algorithms
17 47 (11.16%) Oracle
18 46 (10.93%) Electronics
19 44 (10.45%) TDD
20 43 (10.21%) JavaScript
21 42 (9.98%) Physics
22 41 (9.74%) Multithreading
23 40 (9.50%) SQL Server
24 38 (9.03%) Git (software)
25 37 (8.79%) QA
26 36 (8.55%) OO
27 34 (8.08%) Android
28 33 (7.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 33 (7.84%) SOAP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (3.80%) CMS
2 5 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) 3ds Max
1 3 (0.71%) Blender
1 3 (0.71%) Maya
1 3 (0.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.71%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.43%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.46%) Internet
2 21 (4.99%) Bluetooth
3 18 (4.28%) HTTP
4 15 (3.56%) Wireless
5 9 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (2.14%) ZigBee
6 8 (1.90%) SSL
7 7 (1.66%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.19%) LDAP
9 4 (0.95%) 802.15
9 4 (0.95%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.95%) Modbus
9 4 (0.95%) X.509
10 3 (0.71%) AMQP
10 3 (0.71%) MQTT
11 1 (0.24%) 3G
11 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.24%) LTE
11 1 (0.24%) SNMP
11 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.38%) Big Data
3 10 (2.38%) MySQL
4 9 (2.14%) DB2
4 9 (2.14%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.13%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.23%) JIRA
4 18 (4.28%) Selenium
5 14 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.38%) JMeter
6 10 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 10 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.14%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.66%) LabVIEW
8 7 (1.66%) Maven
8 7 (1.66%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.66%) Xcode
9 6 (1.43%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.43%) NUnit
9 6 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.43%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.19%) QUnit
11 4 (0.95%) dotTrace
11 4 (0.95%) GCC
General
1 46 (10.93%) Electronics
2 18 (4.28%) Finance
3 14 (3.33%) Automotive
4 10 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.66%) Games
5 7 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.95%) Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 148 (35.15%) Developer
2 145 (34.44%) Software Engineer
3 76 (18.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 55 (13.06%) C++ Developer
5 37 (8.79%) Software Developer
6 26 (6.18%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.94%) Embedded Engineer
8 24 (5.70%) Embedded Developer
9 23 (5.46%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.23%) Junior
11 21 (4.99%) C Software Engineer
12 20 (4.75%) C Developer
12 20 (4.75%) Senior Software Engineer
13 19 (4.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 19 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (4.28%) Programmer
15 17 (4.04%) Embedded C Developer
16 16 (3.80%) Author
16 16 (3.80%) Senior Technical Author
16 16 (3.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (17.81%) .NET
2 59 (14.01%) HTML
3 33 (7.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 33 (7.84%) SOAP
4 32 (7.60%) XML
5 31 (7.36%) CSS
6 29 (6.89%) HTML5
7 26 (6.18%) ASP.NET
7 26 (6.18%) Web Services
8 25 (5.94%) STL
9 19 (4.51%) J2EE
10 18 (4.28%) XSD
11 16 (3.80%) REST
12 13 (3.09%) JDBC
12 13 (3.09%) JSP
12 13 (3.09%) Qt
13 11 (2.61%) Spring
14 10 (2.38%) .NET Framework
14 10 (2.38%) iOS SDK
14 10 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 121 (28.74%) Computer Science
2 62 (14.73%) Mathematics
3 50 (11.88%) Algorithms
4 42 (9.98%) Physics
5 33 (7.84%) Cryptography
6 23 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.51%) Data Structures
7 19 (4.51%) Device Driver
8 17 (4.04%) User Experience
9 15 (3.56%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (3.09%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.85%) Chemistry
11 12 (2.85%) Digital Media
12 11 (2.61%) Augmented Reality
13 9 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (2.14%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.66%) Internet of Things
15 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 139 (33.02%) Linux
2 96 (22.80%) Windows
3 34 (8.08%) Android
4 30 (7.13%) Unix
5 20 (4.75%) Mac OS X
6 18 (4.28%) Apple iOS
7 13 (3.09%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.95%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.71%) AIX
10 3 (0.71%) HPUX
10 3 (0.71%) Solaris
11 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (53.68%) Software Engineering
2 120 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (16.39%) Scrum
4 44 (10.45%) TDD
5 41 (9.74%) Multithreading
6 36 (8.55%) OO
7 32 (7.60%) Open Source
8 26 (6.18%) Mentoring
9 24 (5.70%) OOP
10 22 (5.23%) BDD
10 22 (5.23%) SDLC
11 21 (4.99%) Secure Coding
12 20 (4.75%) Kanban
13 19 (4.51%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.04%) Feature Driven Development
14 17 (4.04%) Web Development
15 16 (3.80%) Coaching
15 16 (3.80%) Content Management
15 16 (3.80%) MVC
15 16 (3.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 186 (44.18%) C
2 152 (36.10%) C#
3 151 (35.87%) Java
4 140 (33.25%) Python
5 62 (14.73%) SQL
6 57 (13.54%) Perl
7 43 (10.21%) JavaScript
8 27 (6.41%) Embedded C
9 26 (6.18%) Bash Shell
10 24 (5.70%) Shell Script
11 18 (4.28%) Embedded C++
11 18 (4.28%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.85%) TTCN
13 11 (2.61%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.61%) R
14 9 (2.14%) PHP
15 7 (1.66%) Fortran
16 6 (1.43%) Erlang
17 3 (0.71%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.71%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 182 (43.23%) Degree
2 26 (6.18%) PhD
3 18 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.79%) QA
2 6 (1.43%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) MISRA
System Software
1 22 (5.23%) Firmware
2 11 (2.61%) Docker
3 8 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.43%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.43%) Xen
5 5 (1.19%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.95%) iptables
6 4 (0.95%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.43%) Puppet
2 4 (0.95%) Cobbler
2 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (11.16%) Oracle
2 12 (2.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.90%) VMware
4 6 (1.43%) Autodesk
4 6 (1.43%) PTC
5 5 (1.19%) CA
5 5 (1.19%) Dell
5 5 (1.19%) IBM
6 4 (0.95%) QNX
6 4 (0.95%) Wind River
7 3 (0.71%) Perforce
8 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.48%) Coverity
9 1 (0.24%) Apple
9 1 (0.24%) Google
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DoE
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: Forty to Sixty Thousand
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago