The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 25 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.42% 3.70% 17.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 8.00% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 23
Average salary £33,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 49.56% 46.30% 55.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 67
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

C++
Salary Trend in Durham

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

C++ Salary Trend in Durham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 10 (43.48%) OO
3 9 (39.13%) ISO 9000
3 9 (39.13%) Firmware
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) C
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) Qt
4 8 (34.78%) Electronics
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
6 6 (26.09%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) EMC
6 6 (26.09%) LabVIEW
6 6 (26.09%) Subversion
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
8 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
8 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
8 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
8 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
8 3 (13.04%) HTTP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
1 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) RS-232
1 3 (13.04%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) LabVIEW
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) PHPUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
General
1 8 (34.78%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
3 6 (26.09%) C++ Developer
3 6 (26.09%) C++ Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) C++/Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Design Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Electronics Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Hardware Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior C++ Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Qt
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) MooTools
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) Symfony
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) YAML
4 2 (8.70%) RESTful
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) OO
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) PHP 5
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) EMC
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Zend