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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 54 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4828 5590 5582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.68% 5.07% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.01% 9.66% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3988 4790 4819
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
53584 57855 53904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.92% 52.42% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 46162 49760 46937
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -4 2112 £65,000 +8.33% 272
South East -5 1024 £45,000 +5.88% 159
East of England -2 480 £40,000 - 118
South West -6 413 £39,000 +8.33% 90
West Midlands +16 207 £35,000 - 40
North West +15 204 £37,500 +1.35% 33
Yorkshire +29 203 £40,000 +11.88% 32
East Midlands -15 127 £37,500 -6.25% 24
North East +3 85 £40,000 +9.58% 14
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4147 (45.57%) Java
2 3616 (39.73%) C#
3 3583 (39.37%) Software Engineering
4 3079 (33.83%) C
5 3034 (33.34%) Degree
6 2937 (32.27%) Linux
7 2373 (26.07%) Finance
8 2320 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
9 2223 (24.43%) Python
10 2175 (23.90%) SQL
11 2154 (23.67%) Computer Science
12 2088 (22.94%) OO
13 2054 (22.57%) .NET
14 1940 (21.32%) Windows
15 1600 (17.58%) JavaScript
16 1599 (17.57%) UNIX
17 1421 (15.61%) HTML
18 1176 (12.92%) SQL Server
19 1146 (12.59%) Multithreading
20 1015 (11.15%) Mathematics
21 997 (10.95%) Algorithms
22 977 (10.74%) Oracle
23 971 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
24 964 (10.59%) XML
25 883 (9.70%) SDLC
26 858 (9.43%) TDD
27 811 (8.91%) Microsoft
28 799 (8.78%) CSS
29 785 (8.63%) OOD
30 772 (8.48%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 230 (2.53%) Node.js
2 166 (1.82%) Apache
3 108 (1.19%) IIS
4 88 (0.97%) SAS
5 87 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 79 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 66 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 61 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 52 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 50 (0.55%) Apache Pig
11 47 (0.52%) Apache Spark
11 47 (0.52%) JBoss
12 42 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 38 (0.42%) MQSeries
14 29 (0.32%) GlassFish
15 25 (0.27%) nginx
16 23 (0.25%) CMS
17 18 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
18 17 (0.19%) Confluence
19 15 (0.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 294 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 71 (0.78%) MS Office
3 58 (0.64%) Simulink
4 37 (0.41%) TargetLink
5 35 (0.38%) MS Project
6 28 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 21 (0.23%) Mathematica
10 19 (0.21%) CPLEX
11 15 (0.16%) SPSS
12 12 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
13 10 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
14 9 (0.099%) FastStats
15 8 (0.088%) Fireworks
15 8 (0.088%) Quicktime
16 7 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
17 6 (0.066%) Maya
17 6 (0.066%) AutoCAD
17 6 (0.066%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 33 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.19%) RMDS
3 16 (0.18%) Changepoint
4 11 (0.12%) MetaTrader
5 10 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.099%) Unica
6 9 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.099%) Sophis RISQUE
6 9 (0.099%) Adaptiv
7 8 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.066%) Endur
10 5 (0.055%) BASE24
10 5 (0.055%) Summit
11 4 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.044%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.044%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 3 (0.033%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 225 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (2.03%) SaaS
3 124 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 36 (0.40%) IaaS
7 23 (0.25%) GitHub
8 20 (0.22%) PaaS
9 17 (0.19%) Force.com
10 15 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
11 14 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.099%) Route 53
12 9 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.077%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.033%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.033%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.022%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.022%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.022%) Google Apps
16 1 (0.011%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 450 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 220 (2.42%) HTTP
3 191 (2.10%) Internet
4 132 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 126 (1.38%) Wireless
6 95 (1.04%) Network Security
7 77 (0.85%) Bluetooth
8 51 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
9 48 (0.53%) DNS
10 45 (0.49%) Broadband
10 45 (0.49%) Firewall
11 38 (0.42%) VPN
12 36 (0.40%) GSM
12 36 (0.40%) VoIP
13 35 (0.38%) LTE
13 35 (0.38%) Profibus
14 34 (0.37%) Multicast
14 34 (0.37%) RTP
15 31 (0.34%) SSL
16 28 (0.31%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1176 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 568 (6.24%) MySQL
3 446 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 317 (3.48%) Big Data
5 262 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 236 (2.59%) RDBMS
7 215 (2.36%) Hadoop
7 215 (2.36%) NoSQL
8 127 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
9 92 (1.01%) Apache Hive
10 86 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 76 (0.84%) HBase
11 76 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 69 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 67 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
14 65 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 63 (0.69%) CouchDB
16 62 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
17 55 (0.60%) Redis
18 54 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 598 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 456 (5.01%) Subversion
3 447 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 198 (2.18%) Selenium
5 187 (2.05%) JIRA
6 176 (1.93%) NUnit
6 176 (1.93%) Jenkins
7 163 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 162 (1.78%) Eclipse
9 157 (1.73%) Maven
10 117 (1.29%) JUnit
11 78 (0.86%) TeamCity
12 69 (0.76%) Xcode
13 64 (0.70%) Ant
14 62 (0.68%) MSTest
15 60 (0.66%) GCC
16 59 (0.65%) Hudson
17 57 (0.63%) Bugzilla
18 55 (0.60%) Cucumber
19 52 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 2373 (26.07%) Finance
2 620 (6.81%) Banking
3 483 (5.31%) Games
4 478 (5.25%) Electronics
5 425 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 409 (4.49%) Front Office
7 314 (3.45%) Automotive
8 298 (3.27%) Retail
9 254 (2.79%) Investment Banking
10 240 (2.64%) Manufacturing
11 189 (2.08%) Marketing
12 183 (2.01%) Aerospace
13 161 (1.77%) Financial Institution
14 103 (1.13%) Advertising
15 98 (1.08%) Military
15 98 (1.08%) Legal
16 73 (0.80%) Back Office
17 52 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 51 (0.56%) Publishing
19 41 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4660 (51.20%) Developer
2 2251 (24.73%) Software Engineer
3 1670 (18.35%) C++ Developer
4 1180 (12.97%) Software Developer
5 609 (6.69%) C# Developer
6 596 (6.55%) Senior Developer
7 492 (5.41%) Graduate
8 462 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 427 (4.69%) Java Developer
10 425 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 375 (4.12%) Programmer
12 374 (4.11%) Junior
13 339 (3.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 282 (3.10%) Analyst
15 267 (2.93%) C++ Software Developer
16 265 (2.91%) Junior Developer
17 240 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
18 225 (2.47%) .NET Developer
19 209 (2.30%) Architect
20 200 (2.20%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2054 (22.57%) .NET
2 1421 (15.61%) HTML
3 964 (10.59%) XML
4 799 (8.78%) CSS
5 608 (6.68%) ASP.NET
6 607 (6.67%) Web Services
7 604 (6.64%) STL
8 539 (5.92%) HTML5
9 437 (4.80%) jQuery
10 420 (4.61%) WPF
11 375 (4.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 319 (3.51%) REST
13 315 (3.46%) Qt
14 313 (3.44%) Spring
15 308 (3.38%) J2EE
16 306 (3.36%) MFC
17 264 (2.90%) SOAP
18 260 (2.86%) WCF
19 239 (2.63%) Middleware
20 227 (2.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2154 (23.67%) Computer Science
2 1015 (11.15%) Mathematics
3 997 (10.95%) Algorithms
4 971 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
5 495 (5.44%) Data Structures
6 482 (5.30%) Physics
7 365 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 362 (3.98%) Derivative
9 320 (3.52%) Mobile App
10 284 (3.12%) Equities
11 280 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
12 275 (3.02%) Visualisation
13 264 (2.90%) Hedge funds
14 202 (2.22%) Fixed Income
15 201 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
16 195 (2.14%) User Experience
17 173 (1.90%) Client/Server
18 158 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
19 149 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 147 (1.62%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2937 (32.27%) Linux
2 1940 (21.32%) Windows
3 1599 (17.57%) UNIX
4 649 (7.13%) Android
5 605 (6.65%) Apple iOS
6 126 (1.38%) Solaris
7 114 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
8 111 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 68 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 64 (0.70%) CentOS
11 55 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 43 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 40 (0.44%) Debian
15 38 (0.42%) VxWorks
16 37 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 34 (0.37%) Windows CE
17 34 (0.37%) Windows Phone
18 33 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
19 25 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3583 (39.37%) Software Engineering
2 2320 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 2088 (22.94%) OO
4 1146 (12.59%) Multithreading
5 883 (9.70%) SDLC
6 858 (9.43%) TDD
7 785 (8.63%) OOD
8 772 (8.48%) Scrum
9 656 (7.21%) OOP
10 563 (6.19%) UML
11 555 (6.10%) Analytics
12 544 (5.98%) MVC
13 467 (5.13%) Unit Testing
14 459 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
15 444 (4.88%) Mentoring
16 372 (4.09%) Low Latency
17 360 (3.96%) Project Management
18 347 (3.81%) Software Architecture
19 290 (3.19%) DevOps
20 286 (3.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4147 (45.57%) Java
2 3616 (39.73%) C#
3 3079 (33.83%) C
4 2223 (24.43%) Python
5 2175 (23.90%) SQL
6 1600 (17.58%) JavaScript
7 744 (8.17%) Perl
8 725 (7.97%) PHP
9 533 (5.86%) Ruby
10 382 (4.20%) Embedded C
11 368 (4.04%) Embedded C++
12 355 (3.90%) Objective-C
13 344 (3.78%) VB
14 325 (3.57%) Bash Shell
15 288 (3.16%) MATLAB
16 245 (2.69%) Scala
17 212 (2.33%) Shell Script
18 184 (2.02%) VB.NET
19 167 (1.83%) VBA
20 157 (1.73%) R
Qualifications
1 3034 (33.34%) Degree
2 413 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 385 (4.23%) PhD
4 209 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 165 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 96 (1.05%) ISEB
7 58 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 50 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (0.43%) MCP
10 26 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.19%) CCNA
12 16 (0.18%) Postgraduate
13 14 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
14 13 (0.14%) HND
14 13 (0.14%) CCNP
15 12 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.12%) MOS
16 11 (0.12%) HNC
16 11 (0.12%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 407 (4.47%) QA
2 74 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.24%) HL7
4 17 (0.19%) JTAG
5 15 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.15%) EMIR
6 14 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 13 (0.14%) TickIT
8 8 (0.088%) GAMP
8 8 (0.088%) DO-178B
9 6 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.066%) Basel II
9 6 (0.066%) ISO 8583
9 6 (0.066%) COBIT
10 5 (0.055%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.055%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.044%) Basel III
11 4 (0.044%) SLA
System Software
1 338 (3.71%) Firmware
2 137 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (0.97%) Docker
4 74 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 69 (0.76%) HDFS
6 31 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 28 (0.31%) VirtualBox
8 19 (0.21%) iptables
9 15 (0.16%) Xen
10 12 (0.13%) NFS
10 12 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
11 10 (0.11%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.077%) XenServer
13 7 (0.077%) KVM
14 6 (0.066%) Ceph
15 4 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.033%) QEMU
16 3 (0.033%) vSphere
16 3 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 127 (1.40%) Puppet
2 97 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (0.59%) Vagrant
4 37 (0.41%) Ansible
5 33 (0.36%) Nagios
6 29 (0.32%) Salt
7 26 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 25 (0.27%) Kubernetes
9 20 (0.22%) WMI
10 18 (0.20%) logstash
11 15 (0.16%) Nessus
12 13 (0.14%) Nmap
13 12 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
13 12 (0.13%) StatsD
14 11 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.099%) OPNET
16 7 (0.077%) MOM
17 6 (0.066%) Kibana
18 5 (0.055%) Rundeck
19 3 (0.033%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 977 (10.74%) Oracle
2 811 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 166 (1.82%) VMware
4 116 (1.27%) Sybase
5 114 (1.25%) IBM
6 111 (1.22%) Google
7 90 (0.99%) Apple
8 85 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 74 (0.81%) TIBCO
10 70 (0.77%) EMC
11 63 (0.69%) SAP
12 61 (0.67%) Perforce
13 57 (0.63%) Cisco
14 56 (0.62%) Xamarin
15 49 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
16 45 (0.49%) Bloomberg
16 45 (0.49%) Facebook
17 43 (0.47%) QNX
18 42 (0.46%) Adobe
19 40 (0.44%) Twitter
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture and big bonuses!
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and career prog
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 10 hours ago