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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 5 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 304 306 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.14% 16.04% 19.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.20% 23.94% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 270 253 320
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £30,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
944 1278 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.65% 66.98% 70.43%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1106 1180
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 28 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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++.

1 345 (52.75%) C
2 308 (47.09%) Software Engineering
3 287 (43.88%) Degree
4 252 (38.53%) Computer Science
5 245 (37.46%) C#
6 235 (35.93%) Java
7 232 (35.47%) Python
8 159 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
9 157 (24.01%) Linux
10 142 (21.71%) JavaScript
11 135 (20.64%) .NET
12 131 (20.03%) Windows
13 127 (19.42%) HTML
14 121 (18.50%) SQL
15 115 (17.58%) OO
16 98 (14.98%) Perl
17 89 (13.61%) Electronics
18 82 (12.54%) Android
19 77 (11.77%) UNIX
20 72 (11.01%) Apple iOS
21 71 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (10.09%) Mathematics
23 64 (9.79%) SQL Server
23 64 (9.79%) Microsoft
24 63 (9.63%) Embedded C
25 59 (9.02%) Scrum
26 57 (8.72%) Algorithms
27 56 (8.56%) ASP.NET
27 56 (8.56%) QA
28 55 (8.41%) OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (1.22%) Apache
2 7 (1.07%) Confluence
3 6 (0.92%) Node.js
4 4 (0.61%) DNN
5 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.31%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.31%) IIS
5 2 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.07%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.07%) MS Project
2 4 (0.61%) MicroStation
2 4 (0.61%) Solid Edge
2 4 (0.61%) Revit
2 4 (0.61%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 4 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (0.61%) AutoCAD
2 4 (0.61%) Siemens NX
2 4 (0.61%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.31%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) Maya
4 1 (0.15%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.74%) SaaS
2 11 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.42%) Internet
2 39 (5.96%) Wireless
3 32 (4.89%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.82%) HTTP
5 22 (3.36%) ZigBee
5 22 (3.36%) Ethernet
6 20 (3.06%) Bluetooth
7 9 (1.38%) LTE
8 8 (1.22%) 3G
9 7 (1.07%) 3GPP
10 6 (0.92%) Intranet
11 5 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.61%) 4G
12 4 (0.61%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.46%) SSL
13 3 (0.46%) Network Security
14 2 (0.31%) SSH
14 2 (0.31%) Firewall
14 2 (0.31%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.36%) MySQL
3 20 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.53%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.07%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (0.92%) Big Data
7 5 (0.76%) DB2
8 3 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.46%) Firebird
9 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 43 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 34 (5.20%) Selenium
3 26 (3.98%) Eclipse
3 26 (3.98%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.21%) Subversion
4 21 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.75%) JMeter
6 14 (2.14%) GCC
7 13 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.83%) JIRA
8 12 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.83%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.53%) NUnit
10 9 (1.38%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (1.22%) CruiseControl
12 6 (0.92%) QADirector
12 6 (0.92%) Redmine
12 6 (0.92%) SCons
12 6 (0.92%) Bugzilla
General
1 89 (13.61%) Electronics
2 44 (6.73%) Finance
3 31 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.52%) Banking
5 22 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.75%) Automotive
7 17 (2.60%) Marketing
8 14 (2.14%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 277 (42.35%) Software Engineer
2 225 (34.40%) Developer
3 87 (13.30%) Software Developer
4 76 (11.62%) C++ Developer
5 44 (6.73%) Graduate
6 42 (6.42%) Team Leader
7 40 (6.12%) Programmer
8 37 (5.66%) C++ Software Engineer
8 37 (5.66%) Tester
9 33 (5.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 30 (4.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 27 (4.13%) Automation Tester
11 27 (4.13%) Software Team Leader
12 25 (3.82%) Senior Developer
12 25 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
13 24 (3.67%) Author
13 24 (3.67%) Technical Author
14 23 (3.52%) C# Software Engineer
15 21 (3.21%) Test Engineer
15 21 (3.21%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (20.64%) .NET
2 127 (19.42%) HTML
3 56 (8.56%) ASP.NET
4 54 (8.26%) CSS
5 48 (7.34%) XML
6 45 (6.88%) MFC
7 38 (5.81%) jQuery
8 30 (4.59%) Web Services
9 28 (4.28%) HTML5
10 27 (4.13%) SOAP
11 25 (3.82%) XSLT
12 17 (2.60%) STL
13 16 (2.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 15 (2.29%) Ajax
15 14 (2.14%) Spring
16 13 (1.99%) PhoneGap
17 12 (1.83%) JSON
18 11 (1.68%) JSP
19 10 (1.53%) WPF
19 10 (1.53%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 252 (38.53%) Computer Science
2 71 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (10.09%) Mathematics
4 57 (8.72%) Algorithms
5 35 (5.35%) Physics
6 34 (5.20%) Embedded Systems
7 33 (5.05%) User Experience
8 27 (4.13%) Pocket PC
9 26 (3.98%) Client/Server
10 23 (3.52%) Mechatronics
11 22 (3.36%) Robotics
12 17 (2.60%) Device Driver
13 16 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (2.45%) Verilog
14 14 (2.14%) CUDA
14 14 (2.14%) Internet of Things
15 12 (1.83%) Cryptography
15 12 (1.83%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.68%) Visualisation
16 11 (1.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 157 (24.01%) Linux
2 131 (20.03%) Windows
3 82 (12.54%) Android
4 77 (11.77%) UNIX
5 72 (11.01%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.75%) Mac OS X
7 15 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.61%) AIX
8 4 (0.61%) HPUX
8 4 (0.61%) Solaris
9 2 (0.31%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.15%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (47.09%) Software Engineering
2 159 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (17.58%) OO
4 59 (9.02%) Scrum
5 55 (8.41%) OOD
6 44 (6.73%) Test Automation
7 43 (6.57%) Multithreading
8 36 (5.50%) TDD
9 34 (5.20%) Automated Testing
9 34 (5.20%) Test Scripting
10 33 (5.05%) Mentoring
11 32 (4.89%) SDLC
12 29 (4.43%) OOP
12 29 (4.43%) Line Management
13 27 (4.13%) Manual Testing
13 27 (4.13%) Software Testing
14 22 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (3.06%) Data Analysis
16 17 (2.60%) Content Management
16 17 (2.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 345 (52.75%) C
2 245 (37.46%) C#
3 235 (35.93%) Java
4 232 (35.47%) Python
5 142 (21.71%) JavaScript
6 121 (18.50%) SQL
7 98 (14.98%) Perl
8 63 (9.63%) Embedded C
9 55 (8.41%) Embedded C++
10 54 (8.26%) Objective-C
11 47 (7.19%) PHP
12 30 (4.59%) Bash Shell
13 24 (3.67%) MATLAB
14 16 (2.45%) Assembly Language
15 15 (2.29%) Ruby
16 12 (1.83%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.22%) VB
18 4 (0.61%) GLSL
19 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 287 (43.88%) Degree
2 27 (4.13%) MCP
2 27 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.83%) ISEB
3 12 (1.83%) PhD
4 7 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.56%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (3.67%) Firmware
2 7 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.46%) Xen
4 2 (0.31%) Docker
4 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.15%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.89%) Oracle
3 13 (1.99%) Perforce
3 13 (1.99%) Xamarin
4 11 (1.68%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.22%) Autodesk
6 7 (1.07%) TOWER Software
6 7 (1.07%) VMware
7 6 (0.92%) Coverity
7 6 (0.92%) Synopsys
7 6 (0.92%) Google
8 5 (0.76%) EMC
9 4 (0.61%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 4 (0.61%) PTC
10 3 (0.46%) QNX
11 2 (0.31%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.31%) SAP
12 1 (0.15%) Progress
12 1 (0.15%) Siemens
12 1 (0.15%) Intel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£58,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k plus pension, 25 days hols, bonus and share scheme
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £60k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health+bonus+pens.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + bonus, pension, healthcare, 25 days and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Shares + Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, plus Pension, Medical + More!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k + pension, life assurance, 25 days hols and more!
Posted: 5 days ago