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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 3 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 346 274 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.73% 18.19% 16.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.26% 27.32% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 297 242 270
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £53,000 £55,000
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
1010 1003 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.36% 66.60% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 859 883 1005
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 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++.

1 334 (53.44%) C
2 323 (51.68%) Software Engineering
3 265 (42.40%) Degree
4 262 (41.92%) Java
5 239 (38.24%) Python
6 231 (36.96%) C#
7 221 (35.36%) Computer Science
8 165 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
9 162 (25.92%) Linux
10 136 (21.76%) OO
11 125 (20.00%) Windows
12 117 (18.72%) .NET
13 105 (16.80%) HTML
14 94 (15.04%) Perl
15 91 (14.56%) SQL
16 89 (14.24%) JavaScript
17 80 (12.80%) UNIX
18 75 (12.00%) Electronics
19 72 (11.52%) Visual Studio
19 72 (11.52%) Mathematics
20 65 (10.40%) Scrum
21 58 (9.28%) XML
21 58 (9.28%) Algorithms
22 56 (8.96%) Microsoft
22 56 (8.96%) QA
23 54 (8.64%) Multithreading
24 53 (8.48%) Finance
25 52 (8.32%) Wireless
25 52 (8.32%) Android
26 50 (8.00%) Embedded C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (3.04%) Confluence
2 8 (1.28%) OpenStack
3 7 (1.12%) Apache
4 6 (0.96%) CloudStack
5 5 (0.80%) Node.js
6 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.48%) IIS
6 3 (0.48%) SAS
6 3 (0.48%) JBoss
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.12%) 3ds Max
3 6 (0.96%) MS Office
4 4 (0.64%) Simulink
5 3 (0.48%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.32%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.16%) Blender
7 1 (0.16%) Maya
7 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.84%) SaaS
2 8 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.32%) Wireless
2 35 (5.60%) Internet
3 29 (4.64%) Ethernet
4 23 (3.68%) TCP/IP
5 22 (3.52%) ZigBee
6 19 (3.04%) Bluetooth
7 16 (2.56%) HTTP
8 9 (1.44%) LTE
8 9 (1.44%) 3G
9 7 (1.12%) 3GPP
10 5 (0.80%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.80%) 4G
10 5 (0.80%) 2G
11 4 (0.64%) Intranet
11 4 (0.64%) SSL
11 4 (0.64%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.48%) Network Security
12 3 (0.48%) Firewall
12 3 (0.48%) SNMP
13 2 (0.32%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.36%) MySQL
3 9 (1.44%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 8 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (0.96%) Big Data
6 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.48%) DB2
8 2 (0.32%) Firebird
8 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 72 (11.52%) Visual Studio
2 36 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 32 (5.12%) Eclipse
4 25 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.72%) Selenium
6 16 (2.56%) Subversion
7 12 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.76%) JIRA
8 11 (1.76%) GCC
9 10 (1.60%) NUnit
9 10 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (1.44%) JMeter
11 7 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.96%) CruiseControl
12 6 (0.96%) Redmine
12 6 (0.96%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.80%) GoogleTest
13 5 (0.80%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.80%) Bugzilla
General
1 75 (12.00%) Electronics
2 53 (8.48%) Finance
3 38 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.80%) Marketing
5 24 (3.84%) Banking
6 20 (3.20%) Automotive
7 18 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.72%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.64%) Military
10 3 (0.48%) Advertising
10 3 (0.48%) Games
10 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 284 (45.44%) Software Engineer
2 191 (30.56%) Developer
3 82 (13.12%) Software Developer
4 66 (10.56%) C++ Developer
5 51 (8.16%) C++ Software Engineer
6 41 (6.56%) Graduate
6 41 (6.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 38 (6.08%) Author
7 38 (6.08%) Technical Author
8 37 (5.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 33 (5.28%) Programmer
10 32 (5.12%) Team Leader
11 29 (4.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 25 (4.00%) Test Engineer
13 22 (3.52%) C++ Software Developer
14 20 (3.20%) Software Team Leader
15 19 (3.04%) Senior Technical Author
15 19 (3.04%) Development Engineer
15 19 (3.04%) C++ Programmer
16 18 (2.88%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (18.72%) .NET
2 105 (16.80%) HTML
3 58 (9.28%) XML
4 48 (7.68%) CSS
5 31 (4.96%) Web Services
6 27 (4.32%) ASP.NET
7 23 (3.68%) STL
8 22 (3.52%) SOAP
9 21 (3.36%) XSLT
10 19 (3.04%) MFC
11 18 (2.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 18 (2.88%) jQuery
12 17 (2.72%) HTML5
13 14 (2.24%) Qt
14 13 (2.08%) JSP
15 11 (1.76%) Spring
16 10 (1.60%) J2EE
16 10 (1.60%) Ajax
17 9 (1.44%) CSS3
17 9 (1.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 221 (35.36%) Computer Science
2 72 (11.52%) Mathematics
3 58 (9.28%) Algorithms
4 39 (6.24%) Embedded Systems
4 39 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.64%) Device Driver
5 29 (4.64%) User Experience
6 20 (3.20%) Cryptography
7 18 (2.88%) Open Source
8 16 (2.56%) Physics
9 12 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
9 12 (1.92%) Verilog
9 12 (1.92%) Robotics
9 12 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.76%) Mechatronics
10 11 (1.76%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.60%) PKI
12 9 (1.44%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.28%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 162 (25.92%) Linux
2 125 (20.00%) Windows
3 80 (12.80%) UNIX
4 52 (8.32%) Android
5 40 (6.40%) Apple iOS
6 25 (4.00%) Mac OS X
7 18 (2.88%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.80%) AIX
8 5 (0.80%) HPUX
8 5 (0.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (51.68%) Software Engineering
2 165 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (21.76%) OO
4 65 (10.40%) Scrum
5 54 (8.64%) Multithreading
6 45 (7.20%) OOD
7 36 (5.76%) TDD
8 34 (5.44%) Automated Testing
9 33 (5.28%) Mentoring
10 31 (4.96%) Software Testing
10 31 (4.96%) Test Automation
11 25 (4.00%) Unit Testing
11 25 (4.00%) Regression Testing
12 23 (3.68%) Test Management
13 22 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (3.36%) OOP
15 19 (3.04%) Content Management
15 19 (3.04%) Project Planning
15 19 (3.04%) Agile Testing
15 19 (3.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 334 (53.44%) C
2 262 (41.92%) Java
3 239 (38.24%) Python
4 231 (36.96%) C#
5 94 (15.04%) Perl
6 91 (14.56%) SQL
7 89 (14.24%) JavaScript
8 50 (8.00%) Embedded C
9 43 (6.88%) Objective-C
10 42 (6.72%) PHP
11 38 (6.08%) Embedded C++
12 30 (4.80%) MATLAB
13 26 (4.16%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.40%) Assembly Language
14 15 (2.40%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.44%) Ruby
16 8 (1.28%) VB
17 6 (0.96%) GLSL
18 5 (0.80%) MAXScript
19 4 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 265 (42.40%) Degree
2 23 (3.68%) ISEB
3 15 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.76%) VCP4
5 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.96%) MCP
6 5 (0.80%) PhD
7 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.96%) QA
2 11 (1.76%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.32%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.32%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.16%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (3.52%) Firmware
2 8 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) Xen
3 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
Vendors
1 56 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.44%) Oracle
3 24 (3.84%) Atlassian
4 15 (2.40%) Google
5 12 (1.92%) Perforce
6 8 (1.28%) TOWER Software
6 8 (1.28%) VMware
7 7 (1.12%) Sony
7 7 (1.12%) Intel
8 6 (0.96%) Synopsys
9 5 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.64%) Coverity
11 3 (0.48%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.48%) ION Trading
12 2 (0.32%) Apple
12 2 (0.32%) HP
12 2 (0.32%) SAP
13 1 (0.16%) Capita
13 1 (0.16%) Xilinx
13 1 (0.16%) Altera
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