The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 33 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 477 576 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.11% 8.18% 9.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.03% 14.59% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 371 511 768
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3964 3948 5510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 50.74% 56.09% 59.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3238 3483 4845
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

C++
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

C++ Salary Trend in the East of England

C++
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in the East of England

C++
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 317 £40,000 - 99
Hertfordshire -37 77 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Suffolk -4 39 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Bedfordshire +3 20 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Essex -48 14 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Norfolk +24 12 £22,500 -31.81% 5
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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++.

1 515 (51.40%) Software Engineering
2 500 (49.90%) Java
3 460 (45.91%) C#
4 453 (45.21%) Degree
5 442 (44.11%) C
6 306 (30.54%) Computer Science
7 303 (30.24%) Python
8 275 (27.45%) .NET
9 233 (23.25%) Linux
10 220 (21.96%) OO
11 206 (20.56%) Windows
11 206 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
12 158 (15.77%) SQL
13 156 (15.57%) HTML
14 147 (14.67%) UNIX
15 129 (12.87%) Finance
15 129 (12.87%) Multithreading
16 127 (12.67%) Algorithms
17 122 (12.18%) JavaScript
18 120 (11.98%) SQL Server
19 117 (11.68%) Mathematics
20 111 (11.08%) XML
21 98 (9.78%) ASP.NET
21 98 (9.78%) Perl
22 97 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
23 89 (8.88%) Oracle
24 88 (8.78%) Microsoft
25 83 (8.28%) QA
26 82 (8.18%) Android
27 75 (7.49%) Visual Studio

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 27 (2.69%) Confluence
2 19 (1.90%) OpenStack
2 19 (1.90%) Tomcat
2 19 (1.90%) GlassFish
3 18 (1.80%) Apache
4 15 (1.50%) CloudStack
5 10 (1.00%) IIS
5 10 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (0.90%) JBoss
6 9 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.40%) Tuxedo
7 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.40%) Drupal
7 4 (0.40%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.30%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 38 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.69%) MS Office
3 19 (1.90%) 3ds Max
4 9 (0.90%) Simulink
5 8 (0.80%) Maya
5 8 (0.80%) Blender
6 6 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.60%) Stateflow
6 6 (0.60%) MS Project
6 6 (0.60%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.100%) InDesign
8 1 (0.100%) DOC1
8 1 (0.100%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) SunGard APT
2 3 (0.30%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.100%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.100%) Magento
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.79%) SaaS
2 6 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.100%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.19%) Internet
2 35 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.89%) Wireless
4 20 (2.00%) LTE
5 17 (1.70%) GSM
6 16 (1.60%) 3G
7 14 (1.40%) SNMP
8 13 (1.30%) HTTP
9 11 (1.10%) 2G
10 10 (1.00%) Ethernet
10 10 (1.00%) UMTS
10 10 (1.00%) 4G
11 7 (0.70%) GPRS
12 6 (0.60%) ATM
12 6 (0.60%) IPv6
12 6 (0.60%) VLAN
12 6 (0.60%) ZigBee
12 6 (0.60%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.50%) DVB
13 5 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 32 (3.19%) MySQL
4 29 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 24 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 22 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.80%) MongoDB
8 18 (1.80%) Big Data
8 18 (1.80%) BigTable
9 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.90%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.80%) MarkLogic
11 8 (0.80%) DB2
11 8 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.20%) Firebird
13 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (7.49%) Visual Studio
2 45 (4.49%) Subversion
2 45 (4.49%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.59%) Eclipse
4 32 (3.19%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.10%) Selenium
6 18 (1.80%) Bugzilla
6 18 (1.80%) Hudson
7 16 (1.60%) CppUnit
8 14 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
8 14 (1.40%) Maven
8 14 (1.40%) NUnit
9 13 (1.30%) MSTest
10 12 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (1.20%) Moq
10 12 (1.20%) MbUnit
10 12 (1.20%) ReSharper
10 12 (1.20%) xUnit.net
11 10 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 129 (12.87%) Finance
2 56 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 50 (4.99%) Marketing
4 49 (4.89%) Banking
5 48 (4.79%) Electronics
6 43 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.59%) Automotive
8 22 (2.20%) Games
9 21 (2.10%) Multimedia
10 16 (1.60%) Military
11 14 (1.40%) Retail
12 11 (1.10%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.90%) Publishing
14 8 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.70%) Avionics
16 2 (0.20%) Advertising
16 2 (0.20%) Billing
17 1 (0.100%) French Language
Job Titles
1 404 (40.32%) Developer
2 391 (39.02%) Software Engineer
3 139 (13.87%) Software Developer
4 97 (9.68%) C++ Developer
5 76 (7.58%) Java Developer
6 73 (7.29%) Graduate
7 67 (6.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 66 (6.59%) Senior Developer
9 48 (4.79%) C++ Software Engineer
9 48 (4.79%) C# Developer
10 45 (4.49%) Test Engineer
11 37 (3.69%) Author
11 37 (3.69%) Technical Author
12 36 (3.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 31 (3.09%) Junior
14 28 (2.79%) C++ Software Developer
14 28 (2.79%) Graduate Developer
14 28 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
15 26 (2.59%) Java Software Engineer
16 25 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (27.45%) .NET
2 156 (15.57%) HTML
3 111 (11.08%) XML
4 98 (9.78%) ASP.NET
5 74 (7.39%) CSS
6 56 (5.59%) MFC
7 49 (4.89%) STL
7 49 (4.89%) Web Services
8 35 (3.49%) Ajax
8 35 (3.49%) WCF
9 33 (3.29%) WPF
10 29 (2.89%) Qt
11 28 (2.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 27 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (2.59%) XSLT
13 26 (2.59%) Android SDK
14 25 (2.50%) SOAP
15 24 (2.40%) jQuery
16 22 (2.20%) WinForms
17 21 (2.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 306 (30.54%) Computer Science
2 127 (12.67%) Algorithms
3 117 (11.68%) Mathematics
4 97 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (5.09%) Embedded Systems
6 50 (4.99%) Physics
7 40 (3.99%) User Experience
8 35 (3.49%) Cryptography
9 31 (3.09%) PKI
9 31 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 31 (3.09%) Device Driver
10 24 (2.40%) Statistics
11 22 (2.20%) Open Source
11 22 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
12 19 (1.90%) Artificial Intelligence
13 18 (1.80%) Hedge funds
13 18 (1.80%) Smartphone
14 16 (1.60%) Data Structures
15 15 (1.50%) Mobile App
16 11 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 233 (23.25%) Linux
2 206 (20.56%) Windows
3 147 (14.67%) UNIX
4 82 (8.18%) Android
5 49 (4.89%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.10%) AIX
6 21 (2.10%) HPUX
7 18 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 10 (1.00%) Solaris
9 10 (1.00%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.90%) Windows CE
11 8 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.50%) VxWorks
15 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.30%) Debian
17 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (51.40%) Software Engineering
2 220 (21.96%) OO
3 206 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (12.87%) Multithreading
5 68 (6.79%) OOP
6 62 (6.19%) TDD
6 62 (6.19%) Scrum
7 45 (4.49%) Project Management
8 39 (3.89%) Unit Testing
9 37 (3.69%) OOD
9 37 (3.69%) Software Testing
10 36 (3.59%) Machine Learning
11 34 (3.39%) Signal Processing
11 34 (3.39%) Information Security
12 33 (3.29%) UML
12 33 (3.29%) MVC
13 31 (3.09%) Mentoring
14 30 (2.99%) Test Automation
15 27 (2.69%) Software Architecture
16 26 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 500 (49.90%) Java
2 460 (45.91%) C#
3 442 (44.11%) C
4 303 (30.24%) Python
5 158 (15.77%) SQL
6 122 (12.18%) JavaScript
7 98 (9.78%) Perl
8 57 (5.69%) PHP
9 52 (5.19%) Objective-C
10 48 (4.79%) Embedded C
11 39 (3.89%) VB
11 39 (3.89%) MATLAB
12 38 (3.79%) Bash Shell
13 36 (3.59%) VB.NET
14 34 (3.39%) Shell Script
15 26 (2.59%) Embedded C++
16 20 (2.00%) Ruby
16 20 (2.00%) Scala
17 18 (1.80%) VB6
18 16 (1.60%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 453 (45.21%) Degree
2 48 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.39%) PhD
4 22 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.50%) ISEB
6 11 (1.10%) CISSP
7 10 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.70%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.40%) HNC
10 4 (0.40%) HND
11 3 (0.30%) CEH
11 3 (0.30%) CISMP
11 3 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.100%) CSSLP
13 1 (0.100%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.100%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.28%) QA
2 24 (2.40%) ISO 9000
3 7 (0.70%) DO-178B
4 6 (0.60%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.100%) WCAG
5 1 (0.100%) JTAG
System Software
1 29 (2.89%) Firmware
2 11 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) Xen
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.20%) KVM
5 1 (0.100%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.100%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 89 (8.88%) Oracle
2 88 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.69%) Atlassian
4 12 (1.20%) HP
5 11 (1.10%) VMware
6 9 (0.90%) Perforce
6 9 (0.90%) Google
7 8 (0.80%) Business Objects
8 6 (0.60%) SunGard
8 6 (0.60%) Intel
8 6 (0.60%) MKS
8 6 (0.60%) QNX
8 6 (0.60%) MathWorks
9 5 (0.50%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.50%) CA
9 5 (0.50%) Adobe
9 5 (0.50%) Coverity
10 4 (0.40%) Sony
10 4 (0.40%) Apple
11 3 (0.30%) IBM
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