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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 31 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 490 569 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.60% 6.76% 8.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.31% 11.72% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 420 471 652
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3979 4854 4683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.57% 57.68% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3406 4102 4184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +5 329 £44,000 +3.52% 79
Hertfordshire -31 91 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Essex -18 28 £40,000 -9.09% 14
Bedfordshire +4 23 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Suffolk +14 19 £35,000 - 2
East Anglia +5 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Norfolk -1 1 £27,500 +5.76% 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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++.

1 583 (55.90%) C
2 476 (45.64%) Software Engineering
3 423 (40.56%) Degree
4 414 (39.69%) Java
5 350 (33.56%) C#
5 350 (33.56%) Linux
6 342 (32.79%) Computer Science
7 320 (30.68%) Python
8 253 (24.26%) Windows
9 222 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
10 215 (20.61%) JavaScript
11 201 (19.27%) .NET
12 194 (18.60%) SQL
13 191 (18.31%) HTML
14 182 (17.45%) OO
15 159 (15.24%) Perl
16 130 (12.46%) UNIX
17 129 (12.37%) Android
18 118 (11.31%) Finance
19 117 (11.22%) Apple iOS
20 113 (10.83%) Electronics
21 109 (10.45%) XML
22 106 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
23 105 (10.07%) SQL Server
23 105 (10.07%) Microsoft
24 100 (9.59%) CSS
25 89 (8.53%) PHP
25 89 (8.53%) Mathematics
26 87 (8.34%) Scrum
26 87 (8.34%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (2.11%) WebSphere
2 18 (1.73%) Apache
3 17 (1.63%) IIS
4 7 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.67%) Confluence
5 6 (0.58%) Node.js
5 6 (0.58%) JBoss
6 5 (0.48%) SAS
7 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.38%) DNN
8 3 (0.29%) Tuxedo
8 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.29%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.19%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.096%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.77%) MS Office
3 7 (0.67%) MS Project
4 6 (0.58%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.48%) SPSS
6 4 (0.38%) 3ds Max
6 4 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.38%) Simulink
7 3 (0.29%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.29%) Revit
7 3 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.29%) Maya
7 3 (0.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (0.29%) MicroStation
7 3 (0.29%) Solid Edge
7 3 (0.29%) Blender
7 3 (0.29%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.29%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.096%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.096%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (0.096%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.096%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.07%) SaaS
2 24 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.096%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.096%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.08%) Wireless
2 49 (4.70%) TCP/IP
3 47 (4.51%) Internet
4 30 (2.88%) Ethernet
5 27 (2.59%) HTTP
6 25 (2.40%) ZigBee
7 24 (2.30%) Bluetooth
8 12 (1.15%) LTE
9 10 (0.96%) Firewall
9 10 (0.96%) 3G
10 8 (0.77%) 3GPP
10 8 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.67%) IPv4
12 6 (0.58%) AMQP
12 6 (0.58%) SSL
12 6 (0.58%) Intranet
13 5 (0.48%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.48%) X.509
13 5 (0.48%) 802.15
14 4 (0.38%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 27 (2.59%) RDBMS
3 27 (2.59%) MySQL
4 15 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (1.44%) Firebird
5 10 (0.96%) Big Data
6 9 (0.86%) DB2
7 7 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.29%) SQLite
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.096%) UniData
13 1 (0.096%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (5.85%) Visual Studio
2 36 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 36 (3.45%) Selenium
3 35 (3.36%) Subversion
4 32 (3.07%) Git (software)
5 22 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 19 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 19 (1.82%) JIRA
7 17 (1.63%) JMeter
8 15 (1.44%) LabVIEW
8 15 (1.44%) GCC
9 13 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.05%) NUnit
10 11 (1.05%) Maven
11 10 (0.96%) Bugzilla
12 9 (0.86%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (0.77%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.58%) Redmine
General
1 118 (11.31%) Finance
2 113 (10.83%) Electronics
3 65 (6.23%) Banking
4 55 (5.27%) Marketing
5 49 (4.70%) Telecoms
6 43 (4.12%) Manufacturing
7 42 (4.03%) Automotive
8 32 (3.07%) Retail
9 16 (1.53%) Games
9 16 (1.53%) Multimedia
10 9 (0.86%) Russian Language
10 9 (0.86%) Arabic Language
10 9 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.19%) Military
14 1 (0.096%) Avionics
14 1 (0.096%) French Language
14 1 (0.096%) German Language
14 1 (0.096%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 426 (40.84%) Developer
2 409 (39.21%) Software Engineer
3 164 (15.72%) Software Developer
4 134 (12.85%) C++ Developer
5 63 (6.04%) Graduate
5 63 (6.04%) Programmer
6 59 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 59 (5.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 54 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 53 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 48 (4.60%) Team Leader
10 45 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
11 42 (4.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 37 (3.55%) Tester
13 30 (2.88%) Software Team Leader
14 28 (2.68%) Test Engineer
15 26 (2.49%) Automation Tester
16 25 (2.40%) C# Software Engineer
17 24 (2.30%) Author
17 24 (2.30%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (19.27%) .NET
2 191 (18.31%) HTML
3 109 (10.45%) XML
4 100 (9.59%) CSS
5 76 (7.29%) Web Services
6 68 (6.52%) HTML5
7 65 (6.23%) ASP.NET
8 64 (6.14%) jQuery
9 54 (5.18%) SOAP
10 51 (4.89%) MFC
11 41 (3.93%) CSS3
12 39 (3.74%) XSLT
13 33 (3.16%) Qt
14 30 (2.88%) STL
14 30 (2.88%) J2EE
15 28 (2.68%) Ajax
16 25 (2.40%) WPF
17 24 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 22 (2.11%) Spring
19 21 (2.01%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 342 (32.79%) Computer Science
2 106 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (8.53%) Mathematics
4 77 (7.38%) Algorithms
5 50 (4.79%) Embedded Systems
6 48 (4.60%) Physics
7 36 (3.45%) Client/Server
8 34 (3.26%) Device Driver
9 33 (3.16%) User Experience
10 28 (2.68%) Visualisation
11 25 (2.40%) Pocket PC
12 24 (2.30%) Mechatronics
13 23 (2.21%) Robotics
14 20 (1.92%) CUDA
15 18 (1.73%) Management Information System
16 17 (1.63%) Mobile App
16 17 (1.63%) Internet of Things
17 16 (1.53%) Verilog
18 15 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
19 13 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 350 (33.56%) Linux
2 253 (24.26%) Windows
3 130 (12.46%) UNIX
4 129 (12.37%) Android
5 117 (11.22%) Apple iOS
6 35 (3.36%) Mac OS X
7 30 (2.88%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (1.34%) AIX
8 14 (1.34%) HPUX
9 13 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.05%) Solaris
11 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.19%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.096%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.096%) Symbian OS
14 1 (0.096%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (45.64%) Software Engineering
2 222 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (17.45%) OO
4 87 (8.34%) Scrum
5 82 (7.86%) Multithreading
6 59 (5.66%) OOD
7 57 (5.47%) Mentoring
8 53 (5.08%) Test Automation
9 47 (4.51%) Web Development
9 47 (4.51%) Test Scripting
10 46 (4.41%) TDD
11 45 (4.31%) OOP
12 41 (3.93%) Automated Testing
13 37 (3.55%) Product Management
14 33 (3.16%) Software Testing
14 33 (3.16%) Unit Testing
15 32 (3.07%) Technical Analysis
16 31 (2.97%) Manual Testing
16 31 (2.97%) UML
16 31 (2.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 583 (55.90%) C
2 414 (39.69%) Java
3 350 (33.56%) C#
4 320 (30.68%) Python
5 215 (20.61%) JavaScript
6 194 (18.60%) SQL
7 159 (15.24%) Perl
8 89 (8.53%) PHP
9 84 (8.05%) Embedded C
10 71 (6.81%) Embedded C++
10 71 (6.81%) Objective-C
11 52 (4.99%) Bash Shell
12 49 (4.70%) Shell Script
13 48 (4.60%) MATLAB
14 31 (2.97%) Assembly Language
15 29 (2.78%) Ruby
16 21 (2.01%) VB
17 14 (1.34%) XAML
18 12 (1.15%) R
18 12 (1.15%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 423 (40.56%) Degree
2 42 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.40%) MCP
3 25 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.30%) PhD
5 18 (1.73%) ISEB
6 13 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.67%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.096%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.096%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.25%) QA
2 5 (0.48%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.38%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.29%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.096%) SLA
5 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 87 (8.34%) Firmware
2 12 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.77%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.19%) Docker
6 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.096%) Xen
7 1 (0.096%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.096%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.096%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 105 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.31%) Oracle
3 14 (1.34%) IBM
4 13 (1.25%) Perforce
4 13 (1.25%) Xamarin
5 12 (1.15%) VMware
6 11 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 10 (0.96%) Google
8 9 (0.86%) Rackspace
9 8 (0.77%) QNX
9 8 (0.77%) TOWER Software
9 8 (0.77%) OpenLink
10 7 (0.67%) Intel
10 7 (0.67%) Autodesk
11 6 (0.58%) Coverity
11 6 (0.58%) Synopsys
12 5 (0.48%) EMC
13 4 (0.38%) Lattice Semiconductor
13 4 (0.38%) SAP
13 4 (0.38%) PTC
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