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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 33 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 458 554 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.87% 7.97% 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.60% 14.22% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 357 491 762
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £52,500 £52,500
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
3949 3896 5431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 50.65% 56.07% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3225 3421 4803
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 23 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 23 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 -5 305 £40,000 - 87
Hertfordshire -40 73 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Suffolk -6 40 £33,000 -14.83% 4
Bedfordshire +8 18 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Essex -45 13 £42,500 +4.29% 3
Norfolk +19 11 £22,500 -48.27% 5
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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++.

1 520 (51.90%) Software Engineering
2 500 (49.90%) Java
3 455 (45.41%) C#
4 450 (44.91%) Degree
5 444 (44.31%) C
6 310 (30.94%) Computer Science
7 307 (30.64%) Python
8 274 (27.35%) .NET
9 236 (23.55%) Linux
10 218 (21.76%) OO
11 207 (20.66%) Windows
11 207 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
12 159 (15.87%) SQL
13 155 (15.47%) HTML
14 147 (14.67%) UNIX
15 132 (13.17%) Multithreading
16 129 (12.87%) Algorithms
17 128 (12.77%) Finance
18 121 (12.08%) JavaScript
19 117 (11.68%) SQL Server
20 115 (11.48%) Mathematics
21 113 (11.28%) XML
22 99 (9.88%) ASP.NET
23 98 (9.78%) Perl
24 96 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
25 89 (8.88%) Oracle
26 85 (8.48%) Microsoft
27 84 (8.38%) Android
28 79 (7.88%) QA
29 75 (7.49%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 20 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 19 (1.90%) GlassFish
3 19 (1.90%) OpenStack
4 18 (1.80%) Apache
5 15 (1.50%) CloudStack
6 10 (1.00%) IIS
6 10 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (0.90%) JBoss
7 9 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.40%) Tuxedo
8 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.40%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.30%) Drupal
9 3 (0.30%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 37 (3.69%) 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 4 (0.40%) 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 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.100%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.29%) Internet
2 36 (3.59%) 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
1 117 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.39%) 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
11 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.80%) DB2
11 8 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.80%) MarkLogic
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 31 (3.09%) 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
1 128 (12.77%) Finance
2 58 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 51 (5.09%) Marketing
4 50 (4.99%) Banking
5 49 (4.89%) Electronics
6 42 (4.19%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.59%) Automotive
8 21 (2.10%) Games
8 21 (2.10%) Multimedia
9 16 (1.60%) Military
10 14 (1.40%) Retail
11 12 (1.20%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.80%) Publishing
13 7 (0.70%) Avionics
14 2 (0.20%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Billing
15 1 (0.100%) French Language
Job Titles
1 402 (40.12%) Developer
2 394 (39.32%) Software Engineer
3 139 (13.87%) Software Developer
4 99 (9.88%) C++ Developer
5 75 (7.49%) Java Developer
6 74 (7.39%) Graduate
7 69 (6.89%) Senior Software Engineer
8 65 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 51 (5.09%) C++ Software Engineer
10 48 (4.79%) C# Developer
11 45 (4.49%) Test Engineer
12 37 (3.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 37 (3.69%) Author
12 37 (3.69%) Technical Author
13 30 (2.99%) Junior
14 29 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (2.79%) C++ Software Developer
16 27 (2.69%) Graduate Developer
17 26 (2.59%) Java Software Engineer
17 26 (2.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (27.35%) .NET
2 155 (15.47%) HTML
3 113 (11.28%) XML
4 99 (9.88%) ASP.NET
5 71 (7.09%) CSS
6 56 (5.59%) MFC
7 49 (4.89%) STL
8 48 (4.79%) Web Services
9 35 (3.49%) Ajax
10 34 (3.39%) WCF
11 33 (3.29%) WPF
12 30 (2.99%) Qt
13 28 (2.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 27 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (2.69%) XSLT
15 26 (2.59%) Android SDK
16 24 (2.40%) jQuery
17 23 (2.30%) SOAP
18 22 (2.20%) J2EE
18 22 (2.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 310 (30.94%) Computer Science
2 129 (12.87%) Algorithms
3 115 (11.48%) Mathematics
4 96 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
6 49 (4.89%) 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%) Smartphone
14 17 (1.70%) Data Structures
15 16 (1.60%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.60%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 236 (23.55%) Linux
2 207 (20.66%) Windows
3 147 (14.67%) UNIX
4 84 (8.38%) Android
5 51 (5.09%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.10%) AIX
6 21 (2.10%) HPUX
7 18 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (1.40%) 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
1 520 (51.90%) Software Engineering
2 218 (21.76%) OO
3 207 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (13.17%) Multithreading
5 67 (6.69%) OOP
6 62 (6.19%) Scrum
7 60 (5.99%) TDD
8 45 (4.49%) Project Management
9 40 (3.99%) Unit Testing
10 39 (3.89%) OOD
11 36 (3.59%) Machine Learning
12 35 (3.49%) Software Testing
13 34 (3.39%) Information Security
13 34 (3.39%) MVC
13 34 (3.39%) Signal Processing
14 33 (3.29%) UML
15 31 (3.09%) Mentoring
16 29 (2.89%) Test Automation
17 27 (2.69%) Software Architecture
18 26 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 500 (49.90%) Java
2 455 (45.41%) C#
3 444 (44.31%) C
4 307 (30.64%) Python
5 159 (15.87%) SQL
6 121 (12.08%) JavaScript
7 98 (9.78%) Perl
8 55 (5.49%) PHP
9 53 (5.29%) Objective-C
10 49 (4.89%) Embedded C
11 40 (3.99%) MATLAB
12 38 (3.79%) VB
12 38 (3.79%) Bash Shell
13 34 (3.39%) VB.NET
13 34 (3.39%) Shell Script
14 28 (2.79%) Embedded C++
15 20 (2.00%) Ruby
15 20 (2.00%) Scala
16 18 (1.80%) VB6
17 16 (1.60%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 450 (44.91%) Degree
2 48 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.29%) 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 79 (7.88%) 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 31 (3.09%) 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 85 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.69%) Atlassian
4 12 (1.20%) HP
5 11 (1.10%) VMware
5 11 (1.10%) Google
6 9 (0.90%) Intel
7 8 (0.80%) Business Objects
7 8 (0.80%) Perforce
8 6 (0.60%) MKS
8 6 (0.60%) MathWorks
8 6 (0.60%) Sony
8 6 (0.60%) QNX
9 5 (0.50%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.50%) Adobe
9 5 (0.50%) CA
9 5 (0.50%) Coverity
10 4 (0.40%) SunGard
10 4 (0.40%) Apple
11 3 (0.30%) IBM
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