The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 35 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.33% 3.17% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 7.37% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 95 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 60.61% 42.99% 57.96%
Number of salaries quoted 122 77 125
Average salary £44,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

C++
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

C++ Salary Trend in Croydon

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 22 (75.86%) Device Driver
2 21 (72.41%) C
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
4 13 (44.83%) OO
4 13 (44.83%) C#
5 11 (37.93%) Linux
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Embedded C
7 9 (31.03%) Embedded C++
7 9 (31.03%) Validation
8 4 (13.79%) CSS
8 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.34%) MFC
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) VC++
9 3 (10.34%) Finance
9 3 (10.34%) OOD
10 2 (6.90%) SQL
10 2 (6.90%) Java
11 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (3.45%) TDD
11 1 (3.45%) Banking
11 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Ruby
11 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (3.45%) Degree
11 1 (3.45%) Mathematics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) C++ Developer
3 19 (65.52%) C Developer
4 16 (55.17%) Software Engineer
5 15 (51.72%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (34.48%) C++ Software Developer
6 10 (34.48%) Software Developer
6 10 (34.48%) C Software Engineer
7 9 (31.03%) Senior C Developer
7 9 (31.03%) Senior C++ Developer
7 9 (31.03%) Embedded Software Developer
7 9 (31.03%) Embedded C Developer
7 9 (31.03%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 9 (31.03%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 9 (31.03%) Senior Embedded C Developer
7 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
7 9 (31.03%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) MFC
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) OO
3 9 (31.03%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) OOD
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C
2 13 (44.83%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Embedded C
3 9 (31.03%) Embedded C++
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) VC++
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
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