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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 17 36 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 37 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 12.25% 5.02% 10.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.27% 8.93% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
Derbyshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
192 168 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 63.58% 56.19% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 176 158 102
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

C++
Salary Trend in Derby

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

C++ Salary Trend in Derby

C++
Salary Histogram in Derby

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

C++ Salary Histogram in Derby

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 64 (91.43%) Software Engineering
2 54 (77.14%) C
3 49 (70.00%) Automotive
4 45 (64.29%) Embedded C
5 44 (62.86%) Firmware
6 42 (60.00%) Embedded C++
7 41 (58.57%) Telematics
8 38 (54.29%) UML
8 38 (54.29%) MATLAB
9 37 (52.86%) Simulink
9 37 (52.86%) TargetLink
10 26 (37.14%) Assembly Language
11 25 (35.71%) Electronics
12 23 (32.86%) Profibus
12 23 (32.86%) CAN bus
13 22 (31.43%) Visual Studio
14 18 (25.71%) Windows
14 18 (25.71%) Linux
14 18 (25.71%) EMC
14 18 (25.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (25.71%) Validation
14 18 (25.71%) Mentor Graphics
14 18 (25.71%) Freescale
14 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (25.71%) Embedded Systems
14 18 (25.71%) NEC
14 18 (25.71%) Atmel
14 18 (25.71%) Fujitsu
15 14 (20.00%) Manufacturing
15 14 (20.00%) VB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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.

Applications
1 37 (52.86%) Simulink
1 37 (52.86%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.86%) Profibus
2 1 (1.43%) IPv6
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) WinDbg
2 3 (4.29%) GDB
3 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
General
1 49 (70.00%) Automotive
2 25 (35.71%) Electronics
3 14 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 38 (54.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (25.71%) Design Engineer
3 18 (25.71%) Hardware Engineer
3 18 (25.71%) Electronics Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Junior
6 3 (4.29%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Graduate
8 1 (1.43%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Tester
8 1 (1.43%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.43%) Delphi Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Automated Tester
8 1 (1.43%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) WinForms
2 4 (5.71%) WCF
2 4 (5.71%) WPF
2 4 (5.71%) LINQ
3 3 (4.29%) Direct3D
3 3 (4.29%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 41 (58.57%) Telematics
2 23 (32.86%) CAN bus
3 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (25.71%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (25.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.29%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.29%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (4.29%) Streaming Video
5 3 (4.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (91.43%) Software Engineering
2 38 (54.29%) UML
3 18 (25.71%) Validation
4 6 (8.57%) OO
5 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.86%) OOP
7 2 (2.86%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.43%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.43%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.43%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.43%) Project Management
8 1 (1.43%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) C
2 45 (64.29%) Embedded C
3 42 (60.00%) Embedded C++
4 38 (54.29%) MATLAB
5 26 (37.14%) Assembly Language
6 14 (20.00%) VB
7 12 (17.14%) C#
8 7 (10.00%) Java
8 7 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.86%) Delphi
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) Python
11 1 (1.43%) Ruby
11 1 (1.43%) Groovy
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) JTAG
System Software
1 44 (62.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) EMC
1 18 (25.71%) NEC
1 18 (25.71%) Mentor Graphics
1 18 (25.71%) Fujitsu
1 18 (25.71%) Atmel
1 18 (25.71%) Freescale
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (1.43%) Borland
3 1 (1.43%) IBM
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
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