The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 22 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 195 351 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.12% 14.20% 16.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.18% 23.93% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 163 274 320
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1205 1467 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 56.36% 59.37% 62.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1212 1242
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

C++
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridgeshire region.

C++ Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

C++
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 175 £45,000 +12.50% 63
Peterborough -21 4 £22,500 -50.00% 3
Huntingdon 0 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Ely - 1 - -
St Neots - 1 £32,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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++.

1 275 (52.99%) C
2 238 (45.86%) Software Engineering
3 232 (44.70%) Degree
4 212 (40.85%) C#
5 189 (36.42%) Java
6 172 (33.14%) Python
7 164 (31.60%) Computer Science
8 161 (31.02%) Linux
9 121 (23.31%) .NET
10 115 (22.16%) Windows
11 113 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (19.08%) JavaScript
13 88 (16.96%) HTML
14 83 (15.99%) SQL
15 77 (14.84%) Perl
16 76 (14.64%) Android
17 71 (13.68%) Apple iOS
18 65 (12.52%) OO
19 61 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (10.79%) ASP.NET
21 54 (10.40%) Mathematics
22 52 (10.02%) SQL Server
22 52 (10.02%) Embedded C
23 49 (9.44%) QA
24 47 (9.06%) Electronics
25 46 (8.86%) Internet
25 46 (8.86%) Algorithms
26 45 (8.67%) Microsoft
27 44 (8.48%) Objective-C
27 44 (8.48%) Embedded C++

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (1.73%) Apache
2 4 (0.77%) DNN
3 3 (0.58%) Node.js
4 2 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (1.54%) MS Project
2 6 (1.16%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.16%) PTC Creo
2 6 (1.16%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.16%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.16%) Revit
2 6 (1.16%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.16%) Solid Edge
3 3 (0.58%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
4 1 (0.19%) Blender
4 1 (0.19%) Simulink
4 1 (0.19%) Maya
4 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.85%) SaaS
2 13 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.86%) Internet
2 36 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.05%) HTTP
4 20 (3.85%) Wireless
5 15 (2.89%) Bluetooth
6 10 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (1.73%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.96%) LTE
8 5 (0.96%) SSL
9 4 (0.77%) 3G
9 4 (0.77%) 802.15
9 4 (0.77%) X.509
10 3 (0.58%) Skype
10 3 (0.58%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.58%) WAN
10 3 (0.58%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.39%) Intranet
11 2 (0.39%) SSH
11 2 (0.39%) Firewall
11 2 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.12%) MySQL
4 8 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.58%) Big Data
6 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.58%) Firebird
7 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.39%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (7.32%) Selenium
2 24 (4.62%) JMeter
3 23 (4.43%) SoapUI
4 15 (2.89%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.50%) LabVIEW
6 10 (1.93%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.93%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.54%) GCC
9 7 (1.35%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.16%) Subversion
11 5 (0.96%) JIRA
11 5 (0.96%) NUnit
11 5 (0.96%) JUnit
12 4 (0.77%) QADirector
12 4 (0.77%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.39%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.39%) Xcode
13 2 (0.39%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (9.06%) Electronics
2 26 (5.01%) Automotive
3 23 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.93%) Finance
4 10 (1.93%) Multimedia
5 7 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.35%) Banking
6 4 (0.77%) Games
6 4 (0.77%) Marketing
7 3 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Retail
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 203 (39.11%) Software Engineer
2 161 (31.02%) Developer
3 47 (9.06%) Software Developer
4 45 (8.67%) C++ Developer
5 38 (7.32%) Tester
6 33 (6.36%) Graduate
7 32 (6.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 31 (5.97%) Programmer
9 29 (5.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 27 (5.20%) Team Leader
11 24 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
12 23 (4.43%) Senior Developer
13 21 (4.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 20 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
15 18 (3.47%) Junior
16 17 (3.28%) Automation Tester
16 17 (3.28%) AWS Developer
17 15 (2.89%) Test Engineer
17 15 (2.89%) Support Engineer
18 14 (2.70%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (23.31%) .NET
2 88 (16.96%) HTML
3 56 (10.79%) ASP.NET
4 38 (7.32%) MFC
5 36 (6.94%) CSS
6 33 (6.36%) jQuery
7 27 (5.20%) Web Services
8 24 (4.62%) XML
9 23 (4.43%) HTML5
10 22 (4.24%) SOAP
10 22 (4.24%) XSLT
11 19 (3.66%) Ajax
12 17 (3.28%) JSON
13 16 (3.08%) XSD
14 15 (2.89%) Qt
15 14 (2.70%) AngularJS
16 12 (2.31%) PhoneGap
17 9 (1.73%) STL
17 9 (1.73%) WPF
18 8 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 164 (31.60%) Computer Science
2 61 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (10.40%) Mathematics
4 46 (8.86%) Algorithms
5 36 (6.94%) Physics
6 27 (5.20%) User Experience
7 25 (4.82%) Pocket PC
7 25 (4.82%) Device Driver
8 21 (4.05%) Client/Server
9 18 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (3.08%) Chemistry
11 15 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (2.70%) CUDA
13 13 (2.50%) Data Structures
13 13 (2.50%) Robotics
14 12 (2.31%) Mechatronics
14 12 (2.31%) Internet of Things
15 11 (2.12%) Cryptography
16 10 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 9 (1.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 161 (31.02%) Linux
2 115 (22.16%) Windows
3 76 (14.64%) Android
4 71 (13.68%) Apple iOS
5 36 (6.94%) UNIX
6 24 (4.62%) Mac OS X
7 21 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.19%) Symbian OS
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) HPUX
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (45.86%) Software Engineering
2 113 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (12.52%) OO
4 43 (8.29%) Scrum
5 42 (8.09%) Multithreading
6 41 (7.90%) OOD
7 32 (6.17%) OOP
8 30 (5.78%) Project Management
9 29 (5.59%) Test Automation
10 27 (5.20%) Software Testing
11 25 (4.82%) Test Scripting
12 24 (4.62%) TDD
13 23 (4.43%) Line Management
14 21 (4.05%) Mentoring
14 21 (4.05%) Web Development
15 16 (3.08%) Automated Testing
15 16 (3.08%) Time Management
15 16 (3.08%) Configuration Management
16 15 (2.89%) Manual Testing
16 15 (2.89%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 275 (52.99%) C
2 212 (40.85%) C#
3 189 (36.42%) Java
4 172 (33.14%) Python
5 99 (19.08%) JavaScript
6 83 (15.99%) SQL
7 77 (14.84%) Perl
8 52 (10.02%) Embedded C
9 44 (8.48%) Embedded C++
9 44 (8.48%) Objective-C
10 28 (5.39%) PHP
11 19 (3.66%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.08%) MATLAB
13 14 (2.70%) Ruby
14 13 (2.50%) Fortran
14 13 (2.50%) Assembly Language
15 11 (2.12%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.96%) R
17 4 (0.77%) TTCN
18 3 (0.58%) Lua
Qualifications
1 232 (44.70%) Degree
2 27 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (5.20%) MCP
3 22 (4.24%) PhD
4 11 (2.12%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.77%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.58%) HNC
8 3 (0.58%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.44%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (3.28%) Firmware
2 11 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.93%) VirtualBox
3 10 (1.93%) Xen
4 4 (0.77%) Docker
5 2 (0.39%) iptables
5 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.82%) Oracle
3 12 (2.31%) Xamarin
4 11 (2.12%) VMware
5 9 (1.73%) Autodesk
6 7 (1.35%) Google
7 5 (0.96%) EMC
8 4 (0.77%) Perforce
8 4 (0.77%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 3 (0.58%) PTC
10 2 (0.39%) QNX
10 2 (0.39%) Coverity
10 2 (0.39%) SAP
10 2 (0.39%) Motorola
10 2 (0.39%) Synopsys
10 2 (0.39%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.19%) Apple
11 1 (0.19%) Sony
11 1 (0.19%) Intel
11 1 (0.19%) Wind River
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k + Pension, Healthcare, 25days, life assurance, flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago