The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 57 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4111 4863 5246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.26% 5.01% 5.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.41% 9.40% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3594 4151 4521
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48885 51754 53307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.68% 53.30% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41978 43758 46528
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++
Salary Trend in England

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

C++ Salary Trend in England

C++
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in England

C++
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
London -11 1682 £65,000 +4.00% 236
South East -16 907 £42,500 -5.55% 230
East of England -1 531 £45,000 +12.50% 133
South West -2 400 £37,500 +7.14% 90
North West +21 200 £37,500 -6.25% 45
West Midlands -34 124 £38,500 +2.66% 32
East Midlands 0 107 £40,000 +2.56% 24
Yorkshire -25 99 £40,000 +14.28% 29
North East -21 39 £40,000 +6.66% 10
South Coast - 2 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3859 (43.77%) Java
2 3606 (40.90%) C#
3 3402 (38.58%) Software Engineering
4 2851 (32.34%) Degree
5 2743 (31.11%) C
6 2705 (30.68%) Linux
7 2365 (26.82%) Finance
8 2242 (25.43%) OO
9 2183 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
10 2152 (24.41%) SQL
11 1939 (21.99%) Windows
12 1909 (21.65%) .NET
13 1905 (21.61%) Computer Science
14 1888 (21.41%) Python
15 1707 (19.36%) UNIX
16 1649 (18.70%) JavaScript
17 1397 (15.84%) HTML
18 1266 (14.36%) Multithreading
19 1149 (13.03%) SQL Server
20 1083 (12.28%) XML
21 975 (11.06%) Mathematics
22 932 (10.57%) Oracle
23 878 (9.96%) OOD
24 863 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
25 829 (9.40%) Microsoft
26 812 (9.21%) Algorithms
27 803 (9.11%) CSS
28 796 (9.03%) TDD
29 772 (8.76%) Scrum
30 741 (8.40%) Banking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 192 (2.18%) Node.js
2 177 (2.01%) Apache
3 116 (1.32%) IIS
4 107 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 85 (0.96%) SAS
6 84 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 72 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 71 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 64 (0.73%) nginx
10 62 (0.70%) JBoss
11 52 (0.59%) GlassFish
12 46 (0.52%) Apache Pig
13 36 (0.41%) Confluence
13 36 (0.41%) MQSeries
14 35 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 35 (0.40%) CMS
14 35 (0.40%) OpenStack
15 28 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
16 27 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
17 26 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 346 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 83 (0.94%) MS Office
3 66 (0.75%) Simulink
4 30 (0.34%) TargetLink
5 26 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.27%) SPSS
6 24 (0.27%) Mathematica
7 21 (0.24%) CPLEX
8 20 (0.23%) 3ds Max
9 18 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (0.17%) Maya
11 13 (0.15%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.10%) MS Project
13 8 (0.091%) Stateflow
13 8 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.091%) Blender
14 6 (0.068%) CINEMA 4D
14 6 (0.068%) Doxygen
15 5 (0.057%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 19 (0.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 16 (0.18%) BASE24
3 16 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.15%) RMDS
5 13 (0.15%) Summit
6 12 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 12 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.079%) Changepoint
8 7 (0.079%) Magento
8 7 (0.079%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.068%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.068%) TIBCO iProcess
10 4 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.034%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.034%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 125 (1.42%) SaaS
2 81 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 63 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (0.29%) GitHub
6 19 (0.22%) PaaS
7 16 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.14%) Force.com
9 11 (0.12%) IaaS
10 10 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.091%) Route 53
12 6 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.068%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.023%) Office 365
14 1 (0.011%) Heroku
14 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 450 (5.10%) TCP/IP
2 204 (2.31%) HTTP
3 171 (1.94%) Internet
4 121 (1.37%) Wireless
5 95 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 73 (0.83%) DNS
7 65 (0.74%) Firewall
8 54 (0.61%) Bluetooth
9 49 (0.56%) GSM
10 43 (0.49%) SSL
11 39 (0.44%) LDAP
12 38 (0.43%) HTTPS
12 38 (0.43%) LTE
13 37 (0.42%) VPN
13 37 (0.42%) FTP
14 35 (0.40%) GPRS
15 33 (0.37%) RTP
16 32 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (0.35%) WAN
17 31 (0.35%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1149 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 474 (5.38%) MySQL
3 380 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 293 (3.32%) Big Data
5 216 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 176 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 151 (1.71%) RDBMS
8 122 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 104 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 85 (0.96%) Data Mining
11 76 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
12 68 (0.77%) Apache Hive
13 65 (0.74%) HBase
13 65 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 65 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 60 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 57 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
16 44 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
17 38 (0.43%) CouchDB
18 34 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 525 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 489 (5.55%) Subversion
3 404 (4.58%) Git (software)
4 221 (2.51%) Eclipse
5 216 (2.45%) NUnit
6 168 (1.91%) Maven
7 164 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 156 (1.77%) JUnit
9 153 (1.74%) Selenium
10 143 (1.62%) JIRA
11 130 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 100 (1.13%) GCC
13 73 (0.83%) Ant
14 72 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 71 (0.81%) Hudson
16 70 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
17 63 (0.71%) ClearCase
18 59 (0.67%) Cucumber
19 58 (0.66%) Bugzilla
19 58 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 2365 (26.82%) Finance
2 741 (8.40%) Banking
3 430 (4.88%) Front Office
4 415 (4.71%) Electronics
5 388 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 356 (4.04%) Investment Banking
7 281 (3.19%) Games
8 239 (2.71%) Automotive
9 228 (2.59%) Retail
10 209 (2.37%) Aerospace
11 199 (2.26%) Financial Institution
12 184 (2.09%) Marketing
13 183 (2.08%) Manufacturing
14 90 (1.02%) Advertising
15 78 (0.88%) Military
16 61 (0.69%) Back Office
17 48 (0.54%) Law
17 48 (0.54%) Multimedia
18 44 (0.50%) Retail Banking
19 36 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4672 (52.99%) Developer
2 2213 (25.10%) Software Engineer
3 1712 (19.42%) C++ Developer
4 1169 (13.26%) Software Developer
5 699 (7.93%) C# Developer
6 630 (7.15%) Senior Developer
7 480 (5.44%) C++ Software Engineer
8 472 (5.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 443 (5.02%) Java Developer
10 417 (4.73%) Graduate
11 406 (4.60%) Programmer
12 383 (4.34%) Analyst
13 350 (3.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 323 (3.66%) Junior
15 291 (3.30%) C++ Software Developer
16 256 (2.90%) .NET Developer
17 252 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
18 233 (2.64%) Junior Developer
19 200 (2.27%) Senior C++ Developer
20 198 (2.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1909 (21.65%) .NET
2 1397 (15.84%) HTML
3 1083 (12.28%) XML
4 803 (9.11%) CSS
5 687 (7.79%) Web Services
6 647 (7.34%) STL
7 571 (6.48%) ASP.NET
8 552 (6.26%) HTML5
9 422 (4.79%) WPF
10 415 (4.71%) jQuery
11 388 (4.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 352 (3.99%) WCF
13 336 (3.81%) J2EE
14 293 (3.32%) MFC
15 273 (3.10%) REST
16 265 (3.01%) Spring
17 261 (2.96%) SOAP
18 228 (2.59%) Ajax
19 224 (2.54%) JSON
20 216 (2.45%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1905 (21.61%) Computer Science
2 975 (11.06%) Mathematics
3 863 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
4 812 (9.21%) Algorithms
5 448 (5.08%) Physics
6 381 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 354 (4.01%) Embedded Systems
8 350 (3.97%) Data Structures
9 309 (3.50%) Derivative
10 306 (3.47%) Fixed Income
11 293 (3.32%) Hedge funds
12 284 (3.22%) Open Source
13 231 (2.62%) Equities
14 214 (2.43%) Mobile App
15 211 (2.39%) Visualisation
16 184 (2.09%) User Experience
17 172 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
18 149 (1.69%) Client/Server
19 124 (1.41%) Device Driver
19 124 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2705 (30.68%) Linux
2 1939 (21.99%) Windows
3 1707 (19.36%) UNIX
4 627 (7.11%) Android
5 585 (6.63%) Apple iOS
6 207 (2.35%) Solaris
7 131 (1.49%) Mac OS X
8 100 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
9 59 (0.67%) Windows Phone
10 56 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 55 (0.62%) CentOS
12 54 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 47 (0.53%) AIX
13 47 (0.53%) HPUX
13 47 (0.53%) VxWorks
14 46 (0.52%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (0.33%) Windows CE
17 28 (0.32%) Debian
17 28 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3402 (38.58%) Software Engineering
2 2242 (25.43%) OO
3 2183 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1266 (14.36%) Multithreading
5 878 (9.96%) OOD
6 796 (9.03%) TDD
7 772 (8.76%) Scrum
8 704 (7.98%) OOP
9 568 (6.44%) UML
10 518 (5.88%) Analytics
11 464 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 449 (5.09%) MVC
13 419 (4.75%) Low Latency
14 402 (4.56%) Mentoring
15 395 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
16 317 (3.60%) Software Architecture
17 283 (3.21%) Project Management
18 259 (2.94%) Web Development
19 229 (2.60%) iOS Development
20 220 (2.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3859 (43.77%) Java
2 3606 (40.90%) C#
3 2743 (31.11%) C
4 2152 (24.41%) SQL
5 1888 (21.41%) Python
6 1649 (18.70%) JavaScript
7 703 (7.97%) Perl
8 607 (6.88%) PHP
9 387 (4.39%) Ruby
10 348 (3.95%) Objective-C
11 304 (3.45%) Embedded C
12 295 (3.35%) VB
13 280 (3.18%) Embedded C++
13 280 (3.18%) Bash Shell
14 276 (3.13%) MATLAB
15 233 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 197 (2.23%) T-SQL
17 174 (1.97%) VB.NET
18 166 (1.88%) Scala
19 150 (1.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2851 (32.34%) Degree
2 407 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 351 (3.98%) PhD
4 225 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 174 (1.97%) VCP4
6 121 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 102 (1.16%) ISEB
8 47 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 36 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (0.34%) Postgraduate
11 22 (0.25%) OCPJP
12 21 (0.24%) OCMJD
12 21 (0.24%) Sun Certification
13 20 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.23%) CCNA
14 17 (0.19%) HND
15 13 (0.15%) MCSE
15 13 (0.15%) CISSP
15 13 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
16 12 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 484 (5.49%) QA
2 92 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 38 (0.43%) JTAG
4 25 (0.28%) SLA
5 21 (0.24%) DO-178B
6 20 (0.23%) ISO 8583
7 14 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 14 (0.16%) IEC 61508
8 13 (0.15%) Basel III
9 12 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.14%) EMIR
9 12 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.11%) Basel II
11 8 (0.091%) TickIT
12 6 (0.068%) COBIT
12 6 (0.068%) HL7
12 6 (0.068%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 4 (0.045%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 253 (2.87%) Firmware
2 72 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 45 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.48%) HDFS
6 18 (0.20%) NFS
7 11 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.11%) Docker
9 8 (0.091%) Platform Symphony
9 8 (0.091%) vSphere
9 8 (0.091%) Xen
10 7 (0.079%) KVM
11 6 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.068%) XenApp
12 4 (0.045%) XenServer
12 4 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.045%) Ceph
13 3 (0.034%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.034%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.034%) Squid
Systems Management
1 78 (0.88%) Puppet
2 74 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.15%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.12%) Nagios
6 9 (0.10%) Salt
7 8 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.091%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.068%) Ansible
9 5 (0.057%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.057%) logstash
9 5 (0.057%) Control-M
9 5 (0.057%) OpenView
9 5 (0.057%) MOM
10 4 (0.045%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.034%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.034%) Cacti
11 3 (0.034%) Netcool
11 3 (0.034%) Icinga
12 2 (0.023%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 932 (10.57%) Oracle
2 829 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 146 (1.66%) Sybase
4 120 (1.36%) Google
5 101 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 94 (1.07%) VMware
7 88 (1.00%) IBM
8 76 (0.86%) Bloomberg
9 71 (0.81%) Red Hat
10 67 (0.76%) Twitter
11 59 (0.67%) Cisco
12 57 (0.65%) Perforce
13 52 (0.59%) HP
14 48 (0.54%) Facebook
15 46 (0.52%) Teradata
16 45 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
17 44 (0.50%) Apple
17 44 (0.50%) hybris
18 42 (0.48%) SAP
19 40 (0.45%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Best Training + Mor
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Relocation + BUPA + Life + Flexi + Y
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago