The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Durham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 18 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 6.10% 13.98% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.51% 22.03% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 4
Average salary £31,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £48,600 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 59 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 45.12% 63.44% 58.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 55 62
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
North East

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 25 July 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) C
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
1 18 (90.00%) Qt
2 13 (65.00%) UNIX
2 13 (65.00%) Firmware
3 12 (60.00%) ISO 9000
4 11 (55.00%) EMC
4 11 (55.00%) Electronics
4 11 (55.00%) LabVIEW
4 11 (55.00%) Degree
5 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (35.00%) MS Project
6 7 (35.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (35.00%) Subversion
6 7 (35.00%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Assembly Language
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 5 (25.00%) MFC
7 5 (25.00%) Bluetooth
7 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (20.00%) Legal
9 2 (10.00%) MVC
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Project
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) LabVIEW
2 7 (35.00%) Subversion
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (55.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Design Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Qt
2 5 (25.00%) MFC
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Firmware
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 5 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft