The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 46 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5732 5541 7681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.07% 5.32% 6.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.56% 9.92% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4940 4775 6592
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59968 55872 64189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.06% 53.69% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50931 48463 56969
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C++
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +2 2657 £60,750 +1.25% 280
South East -5 1334 £42,500 +6.25% 185
East of England -9 593 £40,000 - 132
South West -9 424 £36,000 +2.85% 127
West Midlands +20 199 £36,500 - 27
North West -35 182 £37,500 +8.69% 41
East Midlands +5 162 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Yorkshire -39 147 £37,500 +7.14% 29
North East 0 47 £37,500 +25.00% 6
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4658 (43.69%) Java
2 4607 (43.21%) C#
3 4035 (37.85%) Software Engineering
4 3701 (34.72%) Degree
5 3465 (32.50%) C
6 2984 (27.99%) Linux
7 2933 (27.51%) OO
8 2705 (25.37%) Computer Science
9 2641 (24.77%) SQL
10 2615 (24.53%) .NET
11 2591 (24.30%) Finance
12 2480 (23.26%) Windows
13 2037 (19.11%) Python
14 1978 (18.55%) UNIX
15 1510 (14.16%) JavaScript
16 1509 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
17 1463 (13.72%) HTML
18 1450 (13.60%) SQL Server
19 1390 (13.04%) Mathematics
20 1366 (12.81%) Multithreading
21 1174 (11.01%) Oracle
22 1124 (10.54%) Microsoft
23 1002 (9.40%) XML
24 986 (9.25%) STL
25 941 (8.83%) Perl
26 921 (8.64%) OOD
27 863 (8.09%) CSS
28 857 (8.04%) Android
29 856 (8.03%) Banking
30 842 (7.90%) ASP.NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 198 (1.86%) Apache
2 173 (1.62%) WebLogic
3 140 (1.31%) Tomcat
4 119 (1.12%) IIS
5 74 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 61 (0.57%) SAS
7 60 (0.56%) Node.js
8 52 (0.49%) MQSeries
9 48 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 40 (0.38%) Confluence
11 39 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
12 38 (0.36%) Tornado
13 33 (0.31%) Apache Pig
14 28 (0.26%) Drupal
15 25 (0.23%) CMS
16 24 (0.23%) Apache Solr
17 23 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
18 19 (0.18%) Zope
19 18 (0.17%) OpenStack
20 15 (0.14%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 551 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 162 (1.52%) MS Office
3 38 (0.36%) MS Project
4 36 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.26%) SPSS
6 26 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 23 (0.22%) Simulink
8 17 (0.16%) CPLEX
9 13 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.12%) XMetaL
10 12 (0.11%) Stata
11 11 (0.10%) Maya
12 10 (0.094%) Mathematica
12 10 (0.094%) Doxygen
13 9 (0.084%) Acrobat
13 9 (0.084%) MS Visio
14 8 (0.075%) AutoCAD
14 8 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
15 7 (0.066%) LaTeX
15 7 (0.066%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 38 (0.36%) SunGard APT
2 37 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
3 26 (0.24%) Summit
4 24 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
5 12 (0.11%) AWD
6 10 (0.094%) Oracle Retail
7 8 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.075%) RMDS
7 8 (0.075%) Kondor+
7 8 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.066%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.047%) Magento
10 4 (0.038%) Endur
10 4 (0.038%) Adaptiv
10 4 (0.038%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.038%) Misys Opics
11 3 (0.028%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.028%) BASE24
11 3 (0.028%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 187 (1.75%) SaaS
2 65 (0.61%) GitHub
2 65 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.084%) Rackspace Cloud
7 8 (0.075%) PaaS
8 6 (0.056%) IaaS
9 4 (0.038%) Force.com
10 3 (0.028%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.019%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.019%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.019%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.009%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.009%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 467 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 242 (2.27%) Internet
2 242 (2.27%) HTTP
3 126 (1.18%) Wireless
4 103 (0.97%) Ethernet
5 81 (0.76%) GSM
6 79 (0.74%) LDAP
7 72 (0.68%) VoIP
8 70 (0.66%) DNS
9 66 (0.62%) SSL
10 65 (0.61%) LTE
11 60 (0.56%) Firewall
12 59 (0.55%) Network Security
13 56 (0.53%) SAN
14 49 (0.46%) UMTS
14 49 (0.46%) GPRS
15 45 (0.42%) Broadband
16 42 (0.39%) FTP
17 41 (0.38%) DHCP
18 40 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1450 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 551 (5.17%) MySQL
3 532 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 410 (3.85%) Big Data
5 261 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 238 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 164 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 148 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 146 (1.37%) Oracle Database
10 136 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 119 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 117 (1.10%) NoSQL
13 106 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 96 (0.90%) MongoDB
15 80 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 75 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
16 75 (0.70%) Apache Hive
17 70 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 69 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 62 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 736 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 479 (4.49%) Subversion
3 359 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 213 (2.00%) Selenium
5 178 (1.67%) Eclipse
6 133 (1.25%) JUnit
7 122 (1.14%) Maven
8 121 (1.13%) Xcode
9 114 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 114 (1.07%) Jenkins
10 109 (1.02%) JIRA
11 107 (1.00%) Ant
12 92 (0.86%) NUnit
13 79 (0.74%) GCC
14 68 (0.64%) Hudson
14 68 (0.64%) Cucumber
15 64 (0.60%) GDB
16 56 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 54 (0.51%) WebDriver
18 51 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 2591 (24.30%) Finance
2 856 (8.03%) Banking
3 523 (4.91%) Games
4 521 (4.89%) Front Office
5 489 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 438 (4.11%) Electronics
7 427 (4.01%) Investment Banking
8 243 (2.28%) Marketing
9 238 (2.23%) Manufacturing
10 215 (2.02%) Retail
11 167 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 139 (1.30%) Military
13 112 (1.05%) Aerospace
14 105 (0.98%) Automotive
15 94 (0.88%) Advertising
16 73 (0.68%) Publishing
16 73 (0.68%) Legal
17 66 (0.62%) Back Office
18 44 (0.41%) Multimedia
19 43 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 5825 (54.64%) Developer
2 2607 (24.45%) Software Engineer
3 1925 (18.06%) C++ Developer
4 1565 (14.68%) Software Developer
5 929 (8.71%) C# Developer
6 740 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 685 (6.43%) C++ Software Engineer
8 609 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 544 (5.10%) Programmer
10 526 (4.93%) Analyst
11 508 (4.77%) Graduate
12 469 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
13 449 (4.21%) Junior
14 415 (3.89%) .NET Developer
15 410 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
16 393 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
17 305 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 303 (2.84%) Junior Developer
19 288 (2.70%) Consultant
20 264 (2.48%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2615 (24.53%) .NET
2 1463 (13.72%) HTML
3 1002 (9.40%) XML
4 986 (9.25%) STL
5 863 (8.09%) CSS
6 842 (7.90%) ASP.NET
7 655 (6.14%) Web Services
8 637 (5.98%) WPF
9 612 (5.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 514 (4.82%) HTML5
11 495 (4.64%) WCF
12 442 (4.15%) jQuery
13 398 (3.73%) J2EE
14 397 (3.72%) .NET Framework
15 337 (3.16%) WinForms
16 320 (3.00%) Ajax
17 311 (2.92%) SOAP
18 301 (2.82%) MFC
19 247 (2.32%) OpenGL
19 247 (2.32%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2705 (25.37%) Computer Science
2 1390 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 669 (6.28%) Physics
4 500 (4.69%) Hedge funds
5 432 (4.05%) Derivative
6 430 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 422 (3.96%) Open Source
8 398 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 277 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
10 274 (2.57%) Fixed Income
11 262 (2.46%) Equities
12 228 (2.14%) Statistics
13 227 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
14 205 (1.92%) Visualisation
15 196 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
16 179 (1.68%) Device Driver
17 175 (1.64%) Firmware
18 160 (1.50%) iPad
18 160 (1.50%) iPhone
19 130 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2984 (27.99%) Linux
2 2480 (23.26%) Windows
3 1978 (18.55%) UNIX
4 857 (8.04%) Android
5 748 (7.02%) Apple iOS
6 240 (2.25%) Solaris
7 172 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 129 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
9 125 (1.17%) Windows Phone
10 79 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
11 72 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 69 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 68 (0.64%) HPUX
14 54 (0.51%) AIX
15 51 (0.48%) BlackBerry OS
16 48 (0.45%) Windows 7
17 46 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
18 43 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
19 39 (0.37%) VxWorks
20 38 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4035 (37.85%) Software Engineering
2 2933 (27.51%) OO
3 1509 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
4 1366 (12.81%) Multithreading
5 921 (8.64%) OOD
6 791 (7.42%) TDD
7 787 (7.38%) Scrum
8 759 (7.12%) Low Latency
9 673 (6.31%) OOP
10 549 (5.15%) UML
11 516 (4.84%) MVC
12 485 (4.55%) Analytics
13 456 (4.28%) Project Management
14 397 (3.72%) iOS Development
15 366 (3.43%) Unit Testing
16 334 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
17 333 (3.12%) Web Development
18 329 (3.09%) Android Development
19 272 (2.55%) Risk Management
20 269 (2.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4658 (43.69%) Java
2 4607 (43.21%) C#
3 3465 (32.50%) C
4 2641 (24.77%) SQL
5 2037 (19.11%) Python
6 1510 (14.16%) JavaScript
7 941 (8.83%) Perl
8 723 (6.78%) PHP
9 451 (4.23%) Objective-C
10 435 (4.08%) Ruby
11 405 (3.80%) VB
12 350 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 293 (2.75%) MATLAB
14 260 (2.44%) Embedded C
15 246 (2.31%) F#
16 242 (2.27%) Embedded C++
17 228 (2.14%) VC++
18 227 (2.13%) Scala
19 199 (1.87%) PL/SQL
20 195 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3701 (34.72%) Degree
2 484 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 473 (4.44%) PhD
4 148 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 138 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 83 (0.78%) ISEB
7 68 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (0.39%) MCTS
9 37 (0.35%) Postgraduate
10 31 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 31 (0.29%) MCP
11 30 (0.28%) MCSD
12 27 (0.25%) MCAD
13 22 (0.21%) CEH
14 20 (0.19%) HND
15 16 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.15%) MCPD
16 15 (0.14%) CCNA
17 13 (0.12%) CISSP
18 11 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 650 (6.10%) QA
2 107 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 36 (0.34%) SLA
4 31 (0.29%) DICOM
5 30 (0.28%) TickIT
6 27 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 21 (0.20%) JTAG
8 20 (0.19%) IEC 61508
9 15 (0.14%) DO-178B
10 11 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (0.084%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.075%) Data Quality
12 8 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.047%) Basel III
13 5 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.038%) HL7
14 4 (0.038%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 7816
15 3 (0.028%) ISO 8583
16 2 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 55 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 52 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 26 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.22%) vSphere
6 22 (0.21%) NFS
7 10 (0.094%) KVM
8 9 (0.084%) SpamAssassin
9 8 (0.075%) Cygwin
10 7 (0.066%) qmail
11 5 (0.047%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.038%) OpenSSH
13 3 (0.028%) Kamailio
13 3 (0.028%) OpenSIPS
13 3 (0.028%) XenApp
13 3 (0.028%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.028%) Novell eDirectory
13 3 (0.028%) Squid
14 2 (0.019%) Nmap
14 2 (0.019%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 66 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 56 (0.53%) Puppet
4 27 (0.25%) NetBackup
5 17 (0.16%) Nagios
6 9 (0.084%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (0.084%) OpenView
7 8 (0.075%) Nessus
7 8 (0.075%) Zenoss
8 7 (0.066%) YUM
8 7 (0.066%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.047%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.047%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.047%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.047%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.047%) Control-M
9 5 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.038%) MOM
10 4 (0.038%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.038%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1174 (11.01%) Oracle
2 1124 (10.54%) Microsoft
3 221 (2.07%) Sybase
4 217 (2.04%) Google
5 200 (1.88%) TIBCO
6 157 (1.47%) JBoss
7 135 (1.27%) Facebook
8 118 (1.11%) HP
9 89 (0.83%) Apple
10 88 (0.83%) VMware
11 87 (0.82%) IBM
12 86 (0.81%) Cisco
13 85 (0.80%) Perforce
14 66 (0.62%) SunGard
15 65 (0.61%) Citrix
16 62 (0.58%) Red Hat
17 61 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
18 50 (0.47%) Adobe
19 48 (0.45%) Intel
20 47 (0.44%) Atlassian
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 36 minutes ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £Very Competitve + Stock Opt
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per day superb base with excellent bonus and b
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday