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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 25 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 24 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 8.39% 3.79% 9.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.04% 8.79% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 27
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,750 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
171 91 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 59.79% 43.13% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 149 78 158
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Derby

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (71.05%) Software Engineering
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 25 (65.79%) C#
4 24 (63.16%) C
5 21 (55.26%) Linux
6 20 (52.63%) Embedded C
7 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (36.84%) .NET
9 12 (31.58%) Multithreading
9 12 (31.58%) Android
10 11 (28.95%) SQL
10 11 (28.95%) Assembly Language
10 11 (28.95%) Python
11 10 (26.32%) Embedded C++
11 10 (26.32%) MPEG
11 10 (26.32%) Device Driver
11 10 (26.32%) WinDbg
12 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
12 9 (23.68%) Direct3D
12 9 (23.68%) Mac OS
12 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
12 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
12 9 (23.68%) JTAG
12 9 (23.68%) Network Security
12 9 (23.68%) Groovy
12 9 (23.68%) Ruby
12 9 (23.68%) Firmware
12 9 (23.68%) OpenGL
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.68%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (2.63%) Simulink
1 1 (2.63%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Network Security
2 3 (7.89%) IPv6
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQLite
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) WinDbg
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.53%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Software Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) OpenGL
2 9 (23.68%) Direct3D
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) WinForms
5 3 (7.89%) WCF
5 3 (7.89%) WPF
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
6 2 (5.26%) WF
6 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
6 2 (5.26%) Qt
6 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) Ajax
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Remoting
6 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 2 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Device Driver
1 10 (26.32%) MPEG
2 9 (23.68%) Firmware
3 8 (21.05%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (21.05%) Streaming Video
3 8 (21.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (21.05%) Visualisation
4 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.63%) Telematics
7 1 (2.63%) User Experience
7 1 (2.63%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Linux
3 12 (31.58%) Android
4 9 (23.68%) Mac OS
5 8 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (13.16%) UNIX
7 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Software Engineering
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 7 (18.42%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) UML
5 6 (15.79%) OOP
6 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) Android Development
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Use Case
7 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.26%) OOD
7 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Workflow
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) C
3 20 (52.63%) Embedded C
4 11 (28.95%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) Assembly Language
4 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 10 (26.32%) Embedded C++
6 9 (23.68%) Ruby
6 9 (23.68%) Perl
6 9 (23.68%) Groovy
6 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
7 7 (18.42%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) Delphi
9 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.89%) PHP
10 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 3 (7.89%) VBA
11 2 (5.26%) XPath
12 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) JTAG
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Borland
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe