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 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 26 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 10.06% 3.38% 9.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.42% 8.24% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 30
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
178 85 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 57.79% 41.06% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 156 76 163
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Derby

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (77.50%) Software Engineering
2 27 (67.50%) C#
3 25 (62.50%) C
4 24 (60.00%) Windows
5 20 (50.00%) Embedded C
6 19 (47.50%) Linux
7 15 (37.50%) .NET
8 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (30.00%) Android
9 11 (27.50%) Multithreading
9 11 (27.50%) Python
9 11 (27.50%) Assembly Language
10 10 (25.00%) Device Driver
10 10 (25.00%) Embedded C++
10 10 (25.00%) MPEG
10 10 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) WinDbg
11 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
11 9 (22.50%) Direct3D
11 9 (22.50%) Network Security
11 9 (22.50%) Groovy
11 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
11 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 9 (22.50%) JTAG
11 9 (22.50%) Mac OS
11 9 (22.50%) Ruby
11 9 (22.50%) Perl
11 9 (22.50%) Firmware
11 9 (22.50%) OpenGL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Simulink
2 1 (2.50%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) IPv6
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQLite
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) WinDbg
2 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Electronics
1 5 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.00%) Automotive
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate
7 2 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) OpenGL
2 9 (22.50%) Direct3D
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) WPF
5 4 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) COM
6 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) CSS3
7 2 (5.00%) WCF
7 2 (5.00%) LINQ
7 2 (5.00%) Qt
7 2 (5.00%) WinForms
7 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (2.50%) JSON
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.50%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 10 (25.00%) MPEG
2 9 (22.50%) Firmware
3 8 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (20.00%) Streaming Video
3 8 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.50%) Telematics
7 1 (2.50%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Android
4 9 (22.50%) Mac OS
5 8 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Multithreading
4 8 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (15.00%) UML
5 6 (15.00%) OOP
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Use Case
6 3 (7.50%) MVVM
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.50%) Android Development
7 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) OOD
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C#
2 25 (62.50%) C
3 20 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 11 (27.50%) Assembly Language
4 11 (27.50%) Python
5 10 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (22.50%) Perl
6 9 (22.50%) Ruby
6 9 (22.50%) Groovy
6 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
7 8 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (15.00%) Delphi
9 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.50%) PHP
9 3 (7.50%) VBA
9 3 (7.50%) XAML
10 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) JTAG
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Borland
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
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