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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 52 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5050 5478 6994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.62% 5.46% 6.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.98% 10.32% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 4697 6188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
56240 53061 60048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.41% 52.88% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 47642 45947 53125
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
London -6 2305 £57,500 -4.16% 275
South East -19 1029 £42,500 +6.25% 111
East of England -8 532 £40,000 - 115
South West -9 396 £36,000 +10.76% 76
East Midlands +14 184 £40,000 +14.28% 25
Yorkshire -17 180 £40,000 +5.26% 23
North West -27 169 £37,500 +7.14% 32
West Midlands -25 155 £37,500 - 16
North East +28 88 £32,500 -23.52% 16
Midlands +20 4 £45,000 +25.00% 3
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4969 (45.93%) Java
2 4622 (42.72%) C#
3 4029 (37.24%) Software Engineering
4 3775 (34.89%) Degree
5 3535 (32.67%) C
6 3097 (28.63%) Linux
7 2871 (26.54%) OO
8 2744 (25.36%) Finance
9 2742 (25.34%) SQL
10 2725 (25.19%) Computer Science
11 2464 (22.77%) .NET
12 2367 (21.88%) Python
13 2320 (21.44%) Windows
14 1978 (18.28%) UNIX
15 1714 (15.84%) JavaScript
16 1519 (14.04%) SQL Server
17 1513 (13.98%) Multithreading
18 1511 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
19 1494 (13.81%) HTML
20 1429 (13.21%) Mathematics
21 1376 (12.72%) Oracle
22 1085 (10.03%) XML
23 1053 (9.73%) Microsoft
24 910 (8.41%) TDD
25 891 (8.24%) Perl
26 881 (8.14%) Banking
27 864 (7.99%) Scrum
28 836 (7.73%) Android
29 826 (7.63%) STL
30 819 (7.57%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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
1 209 (1.93%) Apache
2 149 (1.38%) WebLogic
3 141 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 121 (1.12%) IIS
5 94 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 87 (0.80%) Node.js
7 73 (0.67%) SAS
8 51 (0.47%) MQSeries
9 48 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 46 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
11 37 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 36 (0.33%) CMS
12 36 (0.33%) Drupal
13 35 (0.32%) Apache Pig
14 33 (0.31%) Confluence
15 30 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
16 29 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
16 29 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (0.23%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.23%) Tornado
Applications
1 561 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 109 (1.01%) MS Office
3 48 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 43 (0.40%) SPSS
5 33 (0.31%) CPLEX
6 30 (0.28%) Simulink
7 27 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 26 (0.24%) MS Project
9 19 (0.18%) XMetaL
9 19 (0.18%) 3ds Max
10 18 (0.17%) Maya
11 15 (0.14%) Mathematica
12 13 (0.12%) Stateflow
13 12 (0.11%) NASTRAN
14 10 (0.092%) CINEMA 4D
15 9 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
15 9 (0.083%) AutoCAD
15 9 (0.083%) TargetLink
16 8 (0.074%) Stata
16 8 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (0.23%) SunGard APT
2 21 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
3 20 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
5 16 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.10%) BASE24
7 10 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.083%) Agresso
9 6 (0.055%) Sage 50
10 5 (0.046%) Magento
10 5 (0.046%) CODA-Financials
10 5 (0.046%) Adaptiv
10 5 (0.046%) RMDS
11 4 (0.037%) Tridion
11 4 (0.037%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.037%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.028%) LabWindows
12 3 (0.028%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 135 (1.25%) SaaS
2 56 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (0.35%) GitHub
5 35 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.13%) PaaS
7 8 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.055%) Force.com
9 5 (0.046%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.037%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.028%) Route 53
11 3 (0.028%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.018%) IaaS
13 1 (0.009%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.009%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.009%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 508 (4.70%) TCP/IP
2 254 (2.35%) Internet
3 246 (2.27%) HTTP
4 124 (1.15%) Wireless
5 119 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 86 (0.79%) GSM
7 80 (0.74%) DNS
8 79 (0.73%) Firewall
9 77 (0.71%) SAN
10 75 (0.69%) Network Security
11 72 (0.67%) LDAP
12 69 (0.64%) LTE
13 68 (0.63%) VoIP
14 64 (0.59%) VPN
15 63 (0.58%) SSL
16 48 (0.44%) IPv6
16 48 (0.44%) RTP
17 45 (0.42%) CTI
18 44 (0.41%) Broadband
18 44 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1519 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 500 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 469 (4.33%) MySQL
4 413 (3.82%) Big Data
5 313 (2.89%) Hadoop
6 199 (1.84%) RDBMS
7 156 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 153 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 151 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 121 (1.12%) Data Mining
11 118 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
12 115 (1.06%) MongoDB
13 113 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 112 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 95 (0.88%) Oracle Database
16 86 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
17 78 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
18 76 (0.70%) Apache Hive
19 66 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
20 64 (0.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 700 (6.47%) Visual Studio
2 478 (4.42%) Subversion
3 381 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 205 (1.89%) Selenium
5 187 (1.73%) Jenkins
6 171 (1.58%) JIRA
7 168 (1.55%) JUnit
8 166 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 155 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 155 (1.43%) NUnit
10 150 (1.39%) Maven
11 102 (0.94%) GDB
12 90 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 85 (0.79%) Ant
14 84 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
15 83 (0.77%) GCC
15 83 (0.77%) Xcode
16 81 (0.75%) ClearCase
17 71 (0.66%) Hudson
18 67 (0.62%) Bugzilla
General
1 2744 (25.36%) Finance
2 881 (8.14%) Banking
3 579 (5.35%) Front Office
4 574 (5.31%) Games
5 488 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 473 (4.37%) Telecoms
7 436 (4.03%) Electronics
8 275 (2.54%) Retail
9 241 (2.23%) Financial Institution
10 202 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 181 (1.67%) Marketing
12 161 (1.49%) Aerospace
13 151 (1.40%) Military
14 115 (1.06%) Automotive
15 92 (0.85%) Back Office
16 83 (0.77%) Publishing
17 75 (0.69%) Advertising
18 66 (0.61%) Legal
19 63 (0.58%) Multimedia
20 62 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 6042 (55.85%) Developer
2 2454 (22.68%) Software Engineer
3 2034 (18.80%) C++ Developer
4 1421 (13.13%) Software Developer
5 840 (7.76%) C# Developer
6 743 (6.87%) Senior Developer
7 708 (6.54%) Java Developer
8 649 (6.00%) Graduate
9 618 (5.71%) Analyst
10 617 (5.70%) C++ Software Engineer
11 601 (5.56%) Programmer
12 479 (4.43%) Junior
13 447 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
14 372 (3.44%) C++ Software Developer
15 366 (3.38%) .NET Developer
16 348 (3.22%) C# .NET Developer
17 339 (3.13%) Junior Developer
18 335 (3.10%) Graduate Developer
19 291 (2.69%) Python Developer
20 290 (2.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2464 (22.77%) .NET
2 1494 (13.81%) HTML
3 1085 (10.03%) XML
4 826 (7.63%) STL
5 819 (7.57%) CSS
6 763 (7.05%) ASP.NET
7 623 (5.76%) Web Services
8 529 (4.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 494 (4.57%) WPF
10 451 (4.17%) J2EE
11 448 (4.14%) HTML5
12 393 (3.63%) jQuery
13 364 (3.36%) MFC
14 352 (3.25%) WCF
15 284 (2.63%) WinForms
16 281 (2.60%) .NET Framework
17 272 (2.51%) Spring
18 271 (2.50%) OpenGL
19 268 (2.48%) Ajax
20 254 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2725 (25.19%) Computer Science
2 1429 (13.21%) Mathematics
3 678 (6.27%) Physics
4 430 (3.97%) Hedge funds
5 390 (3.60%) Derivative
6 373 (3.45%) Open Source
7 361 (3.34%) Mobile App
8 327 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 317 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
10 294 (2.72%) Fixed Income
11 251 (2.32%) Equities
12 238 (2.20%) Visualisation
13 207 (1.91%) Firmware
14 199 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
15 193 (1.78%) Statistics
16 175 (1.62%) Device Driver
17 170 (1.57%) iPhone
18 160 (1.48%) iPad
19 158 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
20 143 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3097 (28.63%) Linux
2 2320 (21.44%) Windows
3 1978 (18.28%) UNIX
4 836 (7.73%) Android
5 691 (6.39%) Apple iOS
6 236 (2.18%) Solaris
7 163 (1.51%) Embedded Linux
8 135 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 106 (0.98%) Windows Phone
10 73 (0.67%) HPUX
11 70 (0.65%) AIX
12 57 (0.53%) Windows CE
13 56 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 48 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
16 45 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 39 (0.36%) VxWorks
17 39 (0.36%) Windows XP
18 36 (0.33%) Windows 8
19 35 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4029 (37.24%) Software Engineering
2 2871 (26.54%) OO
3 1513 (13.98%) Multithreading
4 1511 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
5 910 (8.41%) TDD
6 864 (7.99%) Scrum
7 739 (6.83%) OOP
8 730 (6.75%) OOD
9 603 (5.57%) Low Latency
10 577 (5.33%) Analytics
11 498 (4.60%) UML
12 478 (4.42%) Project Management
13 475 (4.39%) MVC
14 442 (4.09%) Unit Testing
15 383 (3.54%) iOS Development
16 374 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
17 323 (2.99%) Android Development
18 302 (2.79%) Web Development
19 288 (2.66%) Risk Management
20 260 (2.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4969 (45.93%) Java
2 4622 (42.72%) C#
3 3535 (32.67%) C
4 2742 (25.34%) SQL
5 2367 (21.88%) Python
6 1714 (15.84%) JavaScript
7 891 (8.24%) Perl
8 698 (6.45%) PHP
9 541 (5.00%) Ruby
10 456 (4.21%) VB
11 410 (3.79%) Objective-C
12 340 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 302 (2.79%) MATLAB
14 294 (2.72%) VB.NET
15 283 (2.62%) Embedded C
16 269 (2.49%) Bash Shell
17 262 (2.42%) Embedded C++
18 236 (2.18%) VBA
19 216 (2.00%) Scala
20 210 (1.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3775 (34.89%) Degree
2 573 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 500 (4.62%) PhD
4 222 (2.05%) SC Cleared
5 160 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 102 (0.94%) ISEB
7 61 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 51 (0.47%) Postgraduate
10 43 (0.40%) CISSP
11 33 (0.31%) CEH
12 32 (0.30%) MCTS
13 31 (0.29%) HND
14 20 (0.18%) MCP
15 19 (0.18%) MCSD
16 18 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (0.16%) MCAD
17 17 (0.16%) CCNA
17 17 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 630 (5.82%) QA
2 115 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 39 (0.36%) ISO 9000
4 28 (0.26%) JTAG
5 25 (0.23%) SLA
6 21 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.18%) TickIT
9 18 (0.17%) DO-178B
10 17 (0.16%) IEC 61508
11 16 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
12 15 (0.14%) EMIR
13 13 (0.12%) Data Quality
14 11 (0.10%) ISO 8583
14 11 (0.10%) WAI
15 9 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.074%) DICOM
17 7 (0.065%) Solvency II
18 5 (0.046%) Basel III
19 3 (0.028%) HL7
System Software
1 94 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (0.46%) VMware ESX
3 44 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 41 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.23%) vSphere
6 20 (0.18%) NFS
7 14 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.12%) XenApp
8 13 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.10%) SpamAssassin
9 11 (0.10%) HDFS
10 8 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.065%) Nmap
12 6 (0.055%) Squid
12 6 (0.055%) Samba
13 5 (0.046%) RHEV
13 5 (0.046%) Gluster
14 4 (0.037%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.037%) Kamailio
14 4 (0.037%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 65 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 62 (0.57%) Puppet
3 54 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 18 (0.17%) OpenView
6 12 (0.11%) Control-M
7 11 (0.10%) Nagios
7 11 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (0.083%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.065%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.055%) PureDisk
11 5 (0.046%) HP SIM
11 5 (0.046%) HP NNM
11 5 (0.046%) YUM
11 5 (0.046%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.037%) Oozie
13 3 (0.028%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.028%) logstash
13 3 (0.028%) nmon
14 2 (0.018%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1376 (12.72%) Oracle
2 1053 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 235 (2.17%) Google
4 209 (1.93%) Sybase
5 163 (1.51%) TIBCO
6 133 (1.23%) VMware
7 118 (1.09%) HP
8 115 (1.06%) Facebook
9 107 (0.99%) JBoss
10 94 (0.87%) Perforce
11 93 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 87 (0.80%) Cisco
13 76 (0.70%) Bloomberg
14 72 (0.67%) IBM
15 64 (0.59%) Apple
16 63 (0.58%) Citrix
17 61 (0.56%) Business Objects
18 53 (0.49%) EMC
19 51 (0.47%) SunGard
20 49 (0.45%) Twitter
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 40 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorset
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago