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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 10 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 362 343 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.99% 13.95% 15.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.30% 21.34% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 327 282 375
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
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
1279 1607 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 60.02% 65.38% 65.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1397 1599
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +6 338 £45,000 +5.88% 68
Peterborough +1 8 £60,000 +20.00% 2
St Neots 0 7 £60,000 +84.61%
Huntingdon - 3 £67,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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++.

1 394 (55.26%) C
2 339 (47.55%) Software Engineering
3 299 (41.94%) Degree
4 263 (36.89%) C#
5 260 (36.47%) Computer Science
6 253 (35.48%) Python
7 239 (33.52%) Java
8 180 (25.25%) Linux
9 175 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
10 145 (20.34%) Windows
11 137 (19.21%) OO
12 131 (18.37%) JavaScript
13 128 (17.95%) .NET
14 126 (17.67%) HTML
15 124 (17.39%) SQL
16 114 (15.99%) Perl
17 100 (14.03%) Electronics
18 77 (10.80%) Android
19 76 (10.66%) UNIX
20 72 (10.10%) Scrum
21 67 (9.40%) Embedded C
22 66 (9.26%) Microsoft
23 65 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
23 65 (9.12%) Algorithms
24 64 (8.98%) Apple iOS
25 63 (8.84%) QA
25 63 (8.84%) SQL Server
25 63 (8.84%) Visual Studio
26 62 (8.70%) XML
26 62 (8.70%) Mathematics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (1.54%) Confluence
2 8 (1.12%) Apache
3 6 (0.84%) Node.js
4 4 (0.56%) IIS
4 4 (0.56%) SAS
5 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.42%) DNN
5 3 (0.42%) JBoss
6 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.28%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.84%) 3ds Max
3 5 (0.70%) MS Project
4 4 (0.56%) MS Office
4 4 (0.56%) Blender
4 4 (0.56%) Maya
5 3 (0.42%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.21%) SaaS
2 16 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.85%) Wireless
2 37 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.05%) Internet
4 33 (4.63%) Ethernet
5 31 (4.35%) ZigBee
6 29 (4.07%) Bluetooth
7 25 (3.51%) HTTP
8 9 (1.26%) 3G
8 9 (1.26%) LTE
9 8 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.12%) SSL
10 7 (0.98%) 3GPP
11 6 (0.84%) Intranet
12 5 (0.70%) 802.15
12 5 (0.70%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.70%) X.509
12 5 (0.70%) 4G
13 4 (0.56%) Network Security
13 4 (0.56%) Firewall
13 4 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.09%) MySQL
3 20 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.68%) RDBMS
5 6 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.70%) DB2
7 4 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.56%) Big Data
8 3 (0.42%) Firebird
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 63 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 35 (4.91%) Selenium
2 35 (4.91%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.21%) Eclipse
4 23 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.66%) Subversion
6 16 (2.24%) JMeter
7 15 (2.10%) JIRA
8 14 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.96%) GCC
9 12 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.54%) NUnit
11 10 (1.40%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.26%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (1.12%) CruiseControl
13 8 (1.12%) Bugzilla
14 6 (0.84%) QADirector
14 6 (0.84%) Redmine
14 6 (0.84%) SCons
General
1 100 (14.03%) Electronics
2 55 (7.71%) Finance
3 39 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.79%) Banking
6 26 (3.65%) Marketing
7 25 (3.51%) Automotive
8 15 (2.10%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.42%) Games
9 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.28%) Advertising
10 2 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 306 (42.92%) Software Engineer
2 245 (34.36%) Developer
3 94 (13.18%) Software Developer
4 87 (12.20%) C++ Developer
5 49 (6.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 48 (6.73%) Team Leader
7 47 (6.59%) Graduate
8 46 (6.45%) Programmer
9 43 (6.03%) C++ Software Engineer
10 39 (5.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 37 (5.19%) Tester
12 31 (4.35%) Author
12 31 (4.35%) Technical Author
12 31 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
13 30 (4.21%) Senior Software Engineer
14 25 (3.51%) C# Software Engineer
14 25 (3.51%) Automation Tester
15 23 (3.23%) Senior Developer
16 22 (3.09%) C++ Programmer
17 21 (2.95%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (17.95%) .NET
2 126 (17.67%) HTML
3 62 (8.70%) XML
4 52 (7.29%) CSS
5 44 (6.17%) ASP.NET
6 43 (6.03%) MFC
7 40 (5.61%) Web Services
8 32 (4.49%) jQuery
9 30 (4.21%) SOAP
10 29 (4.07%) STL
11 28 (3.93%) HTML5
12 26 (3.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 26 (3.65%) XSLT
13 20 (2.81%) Ajax
14 17 (2.38%) JSON
15 13 (1.82%) JSP
16 11 (1.54%) WPF
17 10 (1.40%) PhoneGap
17 10 (1.40%) OpenGL ES
18 9 (1.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 260 (36.47%) Computer Science
2 65 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (9.12%) Algorithms
3 62 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 34 (4.77%) User Experience
4 34 (4.77%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (4.21%) Device Driver
6 25 (3.51%) Physics
7 21 (2.95%) Mechatronics
7 21 (2.95%) Client/Server
8 19 (2.66%) Robotics
9 18 (2.52%) Pocket PC
10 15 (2.10%) Verilog
11 14 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.96%) Open Source
12 13 (1.82%) Internet of Things
13 11 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (1.54%) Smartphone
13 11 (1.54%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.40%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 180 (25.25%) Linux
2 145 (20.34%) Windows
3 77 (10.80%) Android
4 76 (10.66%) UNIX
5 64 (8.98%) Apple iOS
6 29 (4.07%) Mac OS X
7 22 (3.09%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.56%) AIX
8 4 (0.56%) HPUX
8 4 (0.56%) Solaris
9 2 (0.28%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.14%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (47.55%) Software Engineering
2 175 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (19.21%) OO
4 72 (10.10%) Scrum
5 57 (7.99%) OOD
6 54 (7.57%) Multithreading
7 47 (6.59%) Test Automation
8 44 (6.17%) TDD
9 40 (5.61%) Automated Testing
10 39 (5.47%) Mentoring
11 36 (5.05%) Software Testing
12 31 (4.35%) Test Scripting
13 29 (4.07%) Manual Testing
13 29 (4.07%) Line Management
14 25 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (3.51%) Data Analysis
15 24 (3.37%) Unit Testing
15 24 (3.37%) Regression Testing
16 23 (3.23%) OOP
17 22 (3.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 394 (55.26%) C
2 263 (36.89%) C#
3 253 (35.48%) Python
4 239 (33.52%) Java
5 131 (18.37%) JavaScript
6 124 (17.39%) SQL
7 114 (15.99%) Perl
8 67 (9.40%) Embedded C
9 57 (7.99%) Objective-C
10 55 (7.71%) Embedded C++
11 46 (6.45%) PHP
12 36 (5.05%) Bash Shell
13 35 (4.91%) MATLAB
14 19 (2.66%) Assembly Language
15 17 (2.38%) Ruby
15 17 (2.38%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.26%) VB
17 7 (0.98%) GLSL
18 5 (0.70%) XAML
19 4 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 299 (41.94%) Degree
2 21 (2.95%) ISEB
3 18 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.52%) MCP
4 11 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.98%) PhD
6 6 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.84%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 24 (3.37%) Firmware
2 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.28%) Docker
3 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) XenServer
4 1 (0.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 66 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.49%) Oracle
3 15 (2.10%) Atlassian
4 13 (1.82%) Perforce
5 10 (1.40%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.12%) TOWER Software
7 7 (0.98%) Synopsys
7 7 (0.98%) Google
8 6 (0.84%) Coverity
9 4 (0.56%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.56%) VMware
10 3 (0.42%) PTC
10 3 (0.42%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.42%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.42%) SAP
10 3 (0.42%) EMC
10 3 (0.42%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 2 (0.28%) Intel
11 2 (0.28%) Sony
11 2 (0.28%) QNX
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