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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 13 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 352 374 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.18% 16.40% 17.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.93% 26.23% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 275 329 449
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1471 1426 1937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.24% 62.54% 66.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1264 1726
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 -3 310 £40,000 - 86
Peterborough +12 21 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Huntingdon - 2 £41,250 - 1
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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++.

1 329 (48.89%) Degree
2 322 (47.85%) Java
3 320 (47.55%) C#
4 310 (46.06%) Software Engineering
5 270 (40.12%) C
6 203 (30.16%) Computer Science
7 199 (29.57%) .NET
7 199 (29.57%) Python
8 136 (20.21%) OO
9 130 (19.32%) Linux
10 126 (18.72%) Windows
11 125 (18.57%) SQL
12 116 (17.24%) Mathematics
13 103 (15.30%) JavaScript
14 97 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
15 95 (14.12%) HTML
16 93 (13.82%) Finance
17 91 (13.52%) ASP.NET
18 78 (11.59%) QA
19 71 (10.55%) Perl
20 70 (10.40%) SQL Server
20 70 (10.40%) Multithreading
21 59 (8.77%) Physics
21 59 (8.77%) Microsoft
22 58 (8.62%) TDD
23 56 (8.32%) XML
24 55 (8.17%) Scrum
25 54 (8.02%) Oracle
26 50 (7.43%) CSS
27 49 (7.28%) PhD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 19 (2.82%) Confluence
2 13 (1.93%) Apache
3 11 (1.63%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.63%) CloudStack
4 9 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (1.19%) IIS
6 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.15%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 18 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.78%) 3ds Max
3 5 (0.74%) Mathematica
3 5 (0.74%) MS Project
3 5 (0.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) Maya
3 5 (0.74%) Blender
4 4 (0.59%) Simulink
4 4 (0.59%) Stateflow
4 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.97%) SunGard APT
2 3 (0.45%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.97%) SaaS
2 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.65%) Internet
2 33 (4.90%) Wireless
3 16 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.23%) LTE
5 14 (2.08%) 3G
6 10 (1.49%) GSM
7 9 (1.34%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.34%) 2G
7 9 (1.34%) SNMP
8 8 (1.19%) HTTP
8 8 (1.19%) 4G
9 6 (0.89%) UMTS
9 6 (0.89%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.74%) ATM
10 5 (0.74%) 802.11
11 4 (0.59%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.59%) Broadband
11 4 (0.59%) GPRS
11 4 (0.59%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.67%) MySQL
3 16 (2.38%) Big Data
4 14 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 10 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.30%) DB2
7 2 (0.30%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.15%) Firebird
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (5.79%) Visual Studio
2 35 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.71%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 21 (3.12%) CppUnit
6 19 (2.82%) Selenium
7 16 (2.38%) ReSharper
7 16 (2.38%) NUnit
7 16 (2.38%) Subversion
7 16 (2.38%) MSTest
7 16 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (2.38%) Moq
7 16 (2.38%) MbUnit
7 16 (2.38%) xUnit.net
8 15 (2.23%) Hudson
9 10 (1.49%) Maven
10 7 (1.04%) WinRunner
10 7 (1.04%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.89%) Ant
12 5 (0.74%) CMake
General
1 93 (13.82%) Finance
2 47 (6.98%) Electronics
3 39 (5.79%) Marketing
4 32 (4.75%) Telecoms
5 31 (4.61%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.27%) Multimedia
7 21 (3.12%) Automotive
8 13 (1.93%) Military
9 8 (1.19%) Banking
10 6 (0.89%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.74%) Games
11 5 (0.74%) Avionics
12 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Retail
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 254 (37.74%) Software Engineer
2 242 (35.96%) Developer
3 58 (8.62%) Software Developer
4 53 (7.88%) C++ Developer
5 47 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 43 (6.39%) Graduate
7 35 (5.20%) C++ Software Engineer
8 33 (4.90%) Test Engineer
8 33 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 33 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 32 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (4.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 29 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (3.71%) Development Engineer
13 24 (3.57%) Author
13 24 (3.57%) Technical Author
14 23 (3.42%) Junior
15 22 (3.27%) Quantitative Developer
15 22 (3.27%) Software Development Engineer
16 20 (2.97%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (29.57%) .NET
2 95 (14.12%) HTML
3 91 (13.52%) ASP.NET
4 56 (8.32%) XML
5 50 (7.43%) CSS
6 37 (5.50%) STL
7 36 (5.35%) Ajax
8 29 (4.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 29 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (3.71%) Web Services
9 25 (3.71%) XSLT
10 24 (3.57%) Qt
11 23 (3.42%) WCF
12 20 (2.97%) MFC
12 20 (2.97%) Flash
13 15 (2.23%) jQuery
14 13 (1.93%) WPF
14 13 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 13 (1.93%) Razor View Engine
15 12 (1.78%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 203 (30.16%) Computer Science
2 116 (17.24%) Mathematics
3 59 (8.77%) Physics
4 40 (5.94%) Embedded Systems
5 32 (4.75%) Hedge funds
6 29 (4.31%) Statistics
7 28 (4.16%) Cryptography
8 26 (3.86%) PKI
9 25 (3.71%) Device Driver
10 23 (3.42%) Firmware
11 19 (2.82%) 3D Graphics
11 19 (2.82%) Management Information System
12 17 (2.53%) Visualisation
13 15 (2.23%) Open Source
14 12 (1.78%) Smartphone
15 10 (1.49%) VHDL
16 9 (1.34%) ASIC
17 8 (1.19%) Verilog
17 8 (1.19%) Grid Computing
18 7 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 130 (19.32%) Linux
2 126 (18.72%) Windows
3 46 (6.84%) UNIX
4 40 (5.94%) Android
5 22 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.78%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.63%) Mac OS
8 9 (1.34%) Solaris
9 8 (1.19%) Windows CE
9 8 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.74%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.45%) Debian
11 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.45%) AIX
11 3 (0.45%) HPUX
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (46.06%) Software Engineering
2 136 (20.21%) OO
3 97 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (10.40%) Multithreading
5 58 (8.62%) TDD
6 55 (8.17%) Scrum
7 42 (6.24%) Machine Learning
8 40 (5.94%) OOP
9 37 (5.50%) Test Automation
9 37 (5.50%) Analytics
10 32 (4.75%) Signal Processing
11 31 (4.61%) OOD
12 30 (4.46%) Project Management
13 29 (4.31%) MVC
13 29 (4.31%) Risk Management
14 26 (3.86%) Information Security
15 25 (3.71%) Software Testing
16 22 (3.27%) Unit Testing
16 22 (3.27%) Regression Testing
16 22 (3.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 322 (47.85%) Java
2 320 (47.55%) C#
3 270 (40.12%) C
4 199 (29.57%) Python
5 125 (18.57%) SQL
6 103 (15.30%) JavaScript
7 71 (10.55%) Perl
8 37 (5.50%) Embedded C
9 32 (4.75%) Objective-C
10 30 (4.46%) Bash Shell
11 26 (3.86%) MATLAB
11 26 (3.86%) PHP
12 25 (3.71%) Embedded C++
13 17 (2.53%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.08%) Delphi
15 13 (1.93%) Ruby
16 11 (1.63%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.49%) GLSL
17 10 (1.49%) Assembly Language
18 7 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 329 (48.89%) Degree
2 49 (7.28%) PhD
3 16 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.93%) Postgraduate
5 9 (1.34%) CISSP
6 8 (1.19%) ISEB
7 7 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.59%) HNC
10 3 (0.45%) CEH
10 3 (0.45%) CISMP
11 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.15%) HND
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.59%) QA
2 17 (2.53%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.74%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.74%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) KVM
Vendors
1 59 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.02%) Oracle
3 20 (2.97%) SunGard
4 19 (2.82%) Atlassian
5 10 (1.49%) Perforce
6 7 (1.04%) MathWorks
6 7 (1.04%) QNX
7 6 (0.89%) MKS
8 5 (0.74%) Synopsys
8 5 (0.74%) CA
9 4 (0.59%) VMware
9 4 (0.59%) JBoss
9 4 (0.59%) Coverity
10 3 (0.45%) Splunk
10 3 (0.45%) SAP
10 3 (0.45%) Apple
11 2 (0.30%) Quark
11 2 (0.30%) Symbian
11 2 (0.30%) Adobe
11 2 (0.30%) Wind River
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