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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 57 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4308 4783 5935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.36% 5.00% 5.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.64% 9.33% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3795 4043 5207
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
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
49833 51289 56995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.43% 53.62% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43121 43489 50489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 1822 £65,000 +8.33% 229
South East -16 958 £42,500 - 222
East of England +1 537 £42,500 +6.25% 142
South West -1 375 £37,500 +7.14% 109
North West +14 199 £37,500 -6.25% 56
Yorkshire +5 135 £38,500 +10.00% 25
East Midlands +5 123 £40,000 - 26
West Midlands -40 110 £35,000 -6.66% 23
North East -21 35 £38,000 +1.33% 9
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3889 (43.46%) Java
2 3680 (41.12%) C#
3 3435 (38.38%) Software Engineering
4 2920 (32.63%) Degree
5 2710 (30.28%) C
6 2676 (29.90%) Linux
7 2409 (26.92%) Finance
8 2295 (25.65%) OO
9 2189 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
10 2161 (24.15%) SQL
11 1979 (22.11%) Windows
12 1931 (21.58%) Python
13 1919 (21.44%) Computer Science
14 1879 (21.00%) .NET
15 1736 (19.40%) UNIX
16 1607 (17.96%) JavaScript
17 1383 (15.45%) HTML
18 1349 (15.07%) Multithreading
19 1194 (13.34%) SQL Server
20 1109 (12.39%) XML
21 1005 (11.23%) Mathematics
22 968 (10.82%) Oracle
23 883 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
24 850 (9.50%) OOD
25 824 (9.21%) Algorithms
26 820 (9.16%) Microsoft
27 812 (9.07%) Banking
28 809 (9.04%) Scrum
29 804 (8.98%) TDD
30 802 (8.96%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 188 (2.10%) Apache
2 177 (1.98%) Node.js
3 110 (1.23%) IIS
4 109 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 81 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 80 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 78 (0.87%) SAS
8 70 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 61 (0.68%) nginx
10 59 (0.66%) JBoss
11 58 (0.65%) GlassFish
12 46 (0.51%) Apache Pig
13 41 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 39 (0.44%) Confluence
15 37 (0.41%) MQSeries
16 33 (0.37%) OpenStack
16 33 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
16 33 (0.37%) CMS
17 32 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
18 28 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 384 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 85 (0.95%) MS Office
3 59 (0.66%) Simulink
4 34 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.31%) 3ds Max
6 24 (0.27%) SPSS
6 24 (0.27%) Mathematica
6 24 (0.27%) TargetLink
7 22 (0.25%) CPLEX
8 20 (0.22%) Maya
9 17 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (0.16%) MS Visio
11 11 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.11%) Stateflow
12 10 (0.11%) Blender
13 9 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
14 8 (0.089%) Doxygen
15 7 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
16 6 (0.067%) MS Project
17 5 (0.056%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 20 (0.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 18 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.17%) BASE24
5 12 (0.13%) RMDS
5 12 (0.13%) Summit
5 12 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 12 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.11%) Magento
7 7 (0.078%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.078%) Changepoint
8 6 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.067%) TIBCO iProcess
9 4 (0.045%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.034%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.034%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.034%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 102 (1.14%) SaaS
2 74 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (0.36%) GitHub
6 17 (0.19%) PaaS
7 16 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.10%) Route 53
10 7 (0.078%) IaaS
11 6 (0.067%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.067%) Force.com
11 6 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.022%) Office 365
13 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.011%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 462 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 195 (2.18%) HTTP
3 167 (1.87%) Internet
4 105 (1.17%) Wireless
5 85 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 82 (0.92%) Firewall
7 80 (0.89%) DNS
8 59 (0.66%) GSM
9 50 (0.56%) LDAP
9 50 (0.56%) SSL
10 45 (0.50%) LTE
10 45 (0.50%) VPN
11 41 (0.46%) GPRS
12 39 (0.44%) DVB
12 39 (0.44%) IPv4
12 39 (0.44%) Bluetooth
13 38 (0.42%) IPv6
14 36 (0.40%) FTP
15 34 (0.38%) Network Security
16 32 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1194 (13.34%) SQL Server
2 453 (5.06%) MySQL
3 377 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 273 (3.05%) Big Data
5 210 (2.35%) Hadoop
6 175 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 146 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 110 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 99 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 84 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 76 (0.85%) Data Mining
12 72 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 67 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 61 (0.68%) Apache Hive
15 58 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
16 57 (0.64%) HBase
17 55 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
19 41 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
20 32 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 533 (5.96%) Visual Studio
2 467 (5.22%) Subversion
3 381 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 219 (2.45%) NUnit
5 214 (2.39%) Eclipse
6 177 (1.98%) Jenkins
7 172 (1.92%) JUnit
8 171 (1.91%) Maven
9 148 (1.65%) Selenium
10 145 (1.62%) JIRA
11 125 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 121 (1.35%) GCC
13 84 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
13 84 (0.94%) Hudson
14 69 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 67 (0.75%) Ant
16 65 (0.73%) Cucumber
17 63 (0.70%) GDB
18 62 (0.69%) Bugzilla
19 60 (0.67%) ClearCase
General
1 2409 (26.92%) Finance
2 812 (9.07%) Banking
3 463 (5.17%) Front Office
4 409 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 389 (4.35%) Electronics
6 383 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 280 (3.13%) Games
8 227 (2.54%) Retail
9 217 (2.42%) Financial Institution
10 205 (2.29%) Automotive
11 200 (2.23%) Aerospace
12 178 (1.99%) Marketing
13 161 (1.80%) Manufacturing
14 84 (0.94%) Military
15 66 (0.74%) Advertising
16 62 (0.69%) Back Office
17 52 (0.58%) Law
17 52 (0.58%) Multimedia
18 48 (0.54%) Retail Banking
19 36 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4801 (53.65%) Developer
2 2189 (24.46%) Software Engineer
3 1805 (20.17%) C++ Developer
4 1182 (13.21%) Software Developer
5 681 (7.61%) C# Developer
6 652 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 509 (5.69%) Java Developer
8 494 (5.52%) C++ Software Engineer
9 480 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
10 438 (4.89%) Programmer
11 422 (4.72%) Graduate
12 408 (4.56%) Analyst
13 329 (3.68%) Junior
14 311 (3.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 298 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
16 265 (2.96%) .NET Developer
17 256 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
18 250 (2.79%) Junior Developer
19 212 (2.37%) Python Developer
20 199 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1879 (21.00%) .NET
2 1383 (15.45%) HTML
3 1109 (12.39%) XML
4 802 (8.96%) CSS
5 715 (7.99%) STL
6 696 (7.78%) Web Services
7 561 (6.27%) ASP.NET
8 536 (5.99%) HTML5
9 438 (4.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 399 (4.46%) WPF
11 383 (4.28%) jQuery
12 342 (3.82%) WCF
13 341 (3.81%) J2EE
14 306 (3.42%) MFC
15 273 (3.05%) SOAP
16 257 (2.87%) Spring
17 240 (2.68%) REST
18 234 (2.61%) Ajax
19 218 (2.44%) Qt
20 214 (2.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1919 (21.44%) Computer Science
2 1005 (11.23%) Mathematics
3 883 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
4 824 (9.21%) Algorithms
5 462 (5.16%) Physics
6 388 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 356 (3.98%) Embedded Systems
8 328 (3.67%) Data Structures
9 326 (3.64%) Derivative
10 309 (3.45%) Fixed Income
11 289 (3.23%) Open Source
12 285 (3.18%) Hedge funds
13 218 (2.44%) Mobile App
14 208 (2.32%) Equities
15 193 (2.16%) Visualisation
16 184 (2.06%) User Experience
17 177 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
18 156 (1.74%) Client/Server
19 129 (1.44%) Statistics
20 121 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2676 (29.90%) Linux
2 1979 (22.11%) Windows
3 1736 (19.40%) UNIX
4 611 (6.83%) Android
5 572 (6.39%) Apple iOS
6 209 (2.34%) Solaris
7 129 (1.44%) Mac OS X
8 110 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
9 71 (0.79%) Windows Phone
10 57 (0.64%) HPUX
11 55 (0.61%) AIX
12 52 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 50 (0.56%) CentOS
14 49 (0.55%) Windows XP
15 41 (0.46%) Windows 7
16 40 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (0.44%) VxWorks
18 31 (0.35%) Debian
18 31 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 28 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3435 (38.38%) Software Engineering
2 2295 (25.65%) OO
3 2189 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
4 1349 (15.07%) Multithreading
5 850 (9.50%) OOD
6 809 (9.04%) Scrum
7 804 (8.98%) TDD
8 704 (7.87%) OOP
9 526 (5.88%) UML
10 468 (5.23%) Analytics
11 451 (5.04%) Low Latency
12 431 (4.82%) MVC
13 428 (4.78%) Unit Testing
14 418 (4.67%) Mentoring
15 374 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
16 285 (3.18%) Software Architecture
17 281 (3.14%) Project Management
18 224 (2.50%) Web Development
18 224 (2.50%) Automated Testing
18 224 (2.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3889 (43.46%) Java
2 3680 (41.12%) C#
3 2710 (30.28%) C
4 2161 (24.15%) SQL
5 1931 (21.58%) Python
6 1607 (17.96%) JavaScript
7 734 (8.20%) Perl
8 567 (6.34%) PHP
9 400 (4.47%) Ruby
10 360 (4.02%) Objective-C
11 309 (3.45%) Bash Shell
12 297 (3.32%) VB
13 287 (3.21%) Shell Script
14 270 (3.02%) Embedded C
15 264 (2.95%) MATLAB
16 259 (2.89%) Embedded C++
17 196 (2.19%) T-SQL
18 186 (2.08%) VB.NET
19 175 (1.96%) Scala
20 170 (1.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2920 (32.63%) Degree
2 416 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 333 (3.72%) PhD
4 216 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 107 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 104 (1.16%) ISEB
7 51 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 35 (0.39%) Postgraduate
9 29 (0.32%) HND
9 29 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (0.23%) OCPJP
11 20 (0.22%) Sun Certification
12 19 (0.21%) OCMJD
13 17 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.17%) CISSP
14 15 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.17%) CCNA
15 13 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
15 13 (0.15%) MCSE
16 12 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 515 (5.75%) QA
2 84 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 35 (0.39%) SLA
4 34 (0.38%) JTAG
5 20 (0.22%) DO-178B
6 19 (0.21%) ISO 8583
7 17 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 16 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 16 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.15%) Basel III
9 13 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.13%) EMIR
10 12 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 11 (0.12%) Basel II
12 10 (0.11%) TickIT
13 8 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 5 (0.056%) WAI
15 4 (0.045%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.045%) COBIT
15 4 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 199 (2.22%) Firmware
2 68 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 33 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.35%) HDFS
6 16 (0.18%) NFS
6 16 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.089%) Xen
8 8 (0.089%) vSphere
9 6 (0.067%) Platform Symphony
9 6 (0.067%) Docker
9 6 (0.067%) KVM
10 5 (0.056%) Samba
10 5 (0.056%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.045%) XenServer
11 4 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.034%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.034%) XenApp
12 3 (0.034%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 81 (0.91%) Puppet
2 71 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.12%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.10%) Salt
5 9 (0.10%) OpenView
5 9 (0.10%) Nagios
5 9 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.089%) Control-M
6 8 (0.089%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.078%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.056%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.056%) Ansible
9 5 (0.056%) logstash
9 5 (0.056%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.045%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.045%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.034%) Icinga
11 3 (0.034%) Cacti
Vendors
1 968 (10.82%) Oracle
2 820 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 170 (1.90%) Sybase
4 133 (1.49%) Google
5 102 (1.14%) TIBCO
6 89 (0.99%) VMware
7 88 (0.98%) Bloomberg
8 75 (0.84%) IBM
9 69 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 68 (0.76%) Twitter
11 65 (0.73%) Cisco
11 65 (0.73%) HP
12 55 (0.61%) Perforce
13 50 (0.56%) DataSynapse
13 50 (0.56%) hybris
14 46 (0.51%) Teradata
15 42 (0.47%) SAP
15 42 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
16 40 (0.45%) Facebook
17 38 (0.42%) Apple
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80,000 per annum + major benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago