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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 54 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4784 5374 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.47% 5.38% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.80% 10.13% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4081 4647 5920
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
54387 53071 59277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.85% 53.18% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46010 46173 52391
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -11 2142 £57,500 -8.00% 290
South East -16 970 £42,500 - 154
East of England -9 492 £40,000 - 111
South West -5 417 £35,000 +2.94% 95
East Midlands +30 189 £40,000 +6.66% 26
North West -23 164 £38,500 +10.00% 62
West Midlands -26 153 £37,500 - 15
Yorkshire -16 148 £40,000 +14.28% 31
North East +32 90 £32,500 -17.72% 13
Midlands +17 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4889 (45.97%) Java
2 4465 (41.98%) C#
3 3955 (37.19%) Software Engineering
4 3656 (34.38%) Degree
5 3533 (33.22%) C
6 3069 (28.86%) Linux
7 2794 (26.27%) OO
8 2696 (25.35%) Finance
9 2691 (25.30%) SQL
10 2619 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
11 2605 (24.49%) Computer Science
12 2358 (22.17%) Python
13 2295 (21.58%) .NET
14 2277 (21.41%) Windows
15 1947 (18.31%) UNIX
16 1711 (16.09%) JavaScript
17 1526 (14.35%) Multithreading
18 1513 (14.23%) HTML
19 1499 (14.09%) SQL Server
20 1353 (12.72%) Mathematics
21 1337 (12.57%) Oracle
22 1094 (10.29%) XML
23 971 (9.13%) Microsoft
24 891 (8.38%) Perl
25 888 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
26 879 (8.27%) TDD
27 864 (8.12%) Banking
28 833 (7.83%) Scrum
29 832 (7.82%) CSS
30 816 (7.67%) STL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 204 (1.92%) Apache
2 137 (1.29%) Tomcat
3 125 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 122 (1.15%) IIS
5 95 (0.89%) Node.js
6 91 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 62 (0.58%) SAS
8 54 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 45 (0.42%) GlassFish
9 45 (0.42%) MQSeries
10 37 (0.35%) CMS
10 37 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 36 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
12 34 (0.32%) Confluence
13 33 (0.31%) Drupal
13 33 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 28 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
15 27 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
16 23 (0.22%) nginx
17 22 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 539 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 108 (1.02%) MS Office
3 44 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 41 (0.39%) SPSS
5 34 (0.32%) CPLEX
6 33 (0.31%) Simulink
7 27 (0.25%) MS Project
7 27 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 25 (0.24%) 3ds Max
9 21 (0.20%) Maya
10 16 (0.15%) Stateflow
11 15 (0.14%) XMetaL
12 12 (0.11%) Mathematica
12 12 (0.11%) NASTRAN
12 12 (0.11%) TargetLink
13 10 (0.094%) Blender
13 10 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.094%) CINEMA 4D
14 8 (0.075%) Acrobat
15 7 (0.066%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (0.18%) BASE24
3 18 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.13%) SunGard APT
5 13 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 12 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.085%) Agresso
7 9 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.085%) TIBCO iProcess
8 6 (0.056%) Magento
8 6 (0.056%) Sage 50
8 6 (0.056%) RMDS
9 5 (0.047%) Adaptiv
9 5 (0.047%) CODA-Financials
10 4 (0.038%) Tridion
10 4 (0.038%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.038%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.028%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 3 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.028%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 121 (1.14%) SaaS
2 55 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (0.33%) GitHub
5 34 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.14%) PaaS
7 9 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.066%) Force.com
9 6 (0.056%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.047%) Route 53
11 4 (0.038%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.028%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.028%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.019%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.019%) IaaS
14 1 (0.009%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.009%) Office 365
14 1 (0.009%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 520 (4.89%) TCP/IP
2 250 (2.35%) HTTP
3 236 (2.22%) Internet
4 111 (1.04%) Wireless
5 103 (0.97%) Ethernet
6 89 (0.84%) GSM
7 85 (0.80%) Firewall
8 77 (0.72%) DNS
9 69 (0.65%) LDAP
9 69 (0.65%) LTE
10 68 (0.64%) SAN
11 63 (0.59%) VoIP
11 63 (0.59%) Network Security
12 60 (0.56%) VPN
12 60 (0.56%) SSL
13 51 (0.48%) IPv6
13 51 (0.48%) CTI
14 49 (0.46%) RTP
15 45 (0.42%) Broadband
16 43 (0.40%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1499 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 484 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 467 (4.39%) MySQL
4 378 (3.55%) Big Data
5 290 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 180 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 161 (1.51%) NoSQL
8 146 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 134 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 117 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 112 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 112 (1.05%) Data Mining
12 106 (1.00%) MongoDB
13 104 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 100 (0.94%) Oracle Database
15 81 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
16 78 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 65 (0.61%) Apache Hive
18 59 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
18 59 (0.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 664 (6.24%) Visual Studio
2 465 (4.37%) Subversion
3 375 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 204 (1.92%) Selenium
5 192 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 177 (1.66%) NUnit
7 169 (1.59%) Eclipse
8 162 (1.52%) JIRA
9 161 (1.51%) JUnit
10 160 (1.50%) Maven
11 158 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 105 (0.99%) GDB
13 102 (0.96%) GCC
14 95 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
15 89 (0.84%) Cucumber
16 87 (0.82%) ClearCase
17 82 (0.77%) Hudson
18 78 (0.73%) Xcode
19 77 (0.72%) Ant
20 68 (0.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 2696 (25.35%) Finance
2 864 (8.12%) Banking
3 586 (5.51%) Front Office
4 551 (5.18%) Games
5 476 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 460 (4.33%) Telecoms
7 426 (4.01%) Electronics
8 277 (2.60%) Retail
9 259 (2.44%) Financial Institution
10 201 (1.89%) Manufacturing
11 176 (1.65%) Marketing
12 167 (1.57%) Aerospace
13 143 (1.34%) Military
14 114 (1.07%) Automotive
15 91 (0.86%) Back Office
16 73 (0.69%) Publishing
17 67 (0.63%) Multimedia
18 65 (0.61%) Legal
18 65 (0.61%) Advertising
19 61 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 5914 (55.61%) Developer
2 2401 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 2070 (19.46%) C++ Developer
4 1364 (12.83%) Software Developer
5 781 (7.34%) C# Developer
6 733 (6.89%) Senior Developer
7 709 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 651 (6.12%) Graduate
9 588 (5.53%) Analyst
10 575 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
11 572 (5.38%) Programmer
12 462 (4.34%) Junior
13 445 (4.18%) Senior Software Engineer
14 355 (3.34%) C++ Software Developer
15 343 (3.23%) Junior Developer
16 341 (3.21%) .NET Developer
17 325 (3.06%) Graduate Developer
18 314 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
19 293 (2.76%) Python Developer
20 282 (2.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2295 (21.58%) .NET
2 1513 (14.23%) HTML
3 1094 (10.29%) XML
4 832 (7.82%) CSS
5 816 (7.67%) STL
6 684 (6.43%) ASP.NET
7 628 (5.91%) Web Services
8 516 (4.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 451 (4.24%) HTML5
10 444 (4.17%) J2EE
11 417 (3.92%) WPF
12 379 (3.56%) jQuery
13 364 (3.42%) MFC
14 312 (2.93%) WCF
15 267 (2.51%) SOAP
16 264 (2.48%) Spring
17 261 (2.45%) OpenGL
18 251 (2.36%) Qt
19 246 (2.31%) WinForms
20 235 (2.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2605 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 1353 (12.72%) Mathematics
3 888 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
4 641 (6.03%) Physics
5 402 (3.78%) Hedge funds
6 375 (3.53%) Derivative
7 354 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
8 348 (3.27%) Open Source
9 326 (3.07%) Mobile App
10 323 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 277 (2.60%) Fixed Income
12 240 (2.26%) Equities
13 235 (2.21%) Visualisation
14 224 (2.11%) User Experience
15 198 (1.86%) Firmware
16 189 (1.78%) Statistics
17 188 (1.77%) 3D Graphics
18 171 (1.61%) Device Driver
19 163 (1.53%) iPhone
20 158 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3069 (28.86%) Linux
2 2277 (21.41%) Windows
3 1947 (18.31%) UNIX
4 813 (7.64%) Android
5 680 (6.39%) Apple iOS
6 225 (2.12%) Solaris
7 158 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
8 131 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 102 (0.96%) Windows Phone
10 70 (0.66%) HPUX
11 68 (0.64%) AIX
12 60 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 53 (0.50%) Windows CE
14 49 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
16 42 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (0.39%) Windows XP
18 37 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 36 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
19 36 (0.34%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3955 (37.19%) Software Engineering
2 2794 (26.27%) OO
3 2619 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1526 (14.35%) Multithreading
5 879 (8.27%) TDD
6 833 (7.83%) Scrum
7 755 (7.10%) OOP
8 723 (6.80%) OOD
9 579 (5.44%) Low Latency
10 528 (4.96%) Analytics
11 474 (4.46%) Mentoring
12 469 (4.41%) UML
13 447 (4.20%) MVC
14 442 (4.16%) Unit Testing
15 436 (4.10%) Project Management
16 367 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
17 351 (3.30%) iOS Development
18 302 (2.84%) Android Development
19 277 (2.60%) Web Development
20 273 (2.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4889 (45.97%) Java
2 4465 (41.98%) C#
3 3533 (33.22%) C
4 2691 (25.30%) SQL
5 2358 (22.17%) Python
6 1711 (16.09%) JavaScript
7 891 (8.38%) Perl
8 660 (6.21%) PHP
9 534 (5.02%) Ruby
10 445 (4.18%) VB
11 415 (3.90%) Objective-C
12 344 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 304 (2.86%) VB.NET
14 299 (2.81%) MATLAB
15 296 (2.78%) Bash Shell
16 281 (2.64%) Embedded C
17 262 (2.46%) Embedded C++
18 236 (2.22%) VBA
19 206 (1.94%) Scala
20 204 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3656 (34.38%) Degree
2 580 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 461 (4.33%) PhD
4 243 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 164 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 99 (0.93%) ISEB
7 56 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 51 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 46 (0.43%) Postgraduate
10 38 (0.36%) CISSP
11 34 (0.32%) HND
12 29 (0.27%) CEH
12 29 (0.27%) MCTS
13 18 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.16%) CCNA
14 17 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (0.16%) MCP
15 15 (0.14%) MCSD
16 14 (0.13%) MCAD
17 13 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (5.83%) QA
2 112 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 37 (0.35%) ISO 9000
4 35 (0.33%) SLA
5 26 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.22%) JTAG
8 21 (0.20%) ISO 8583
9 20 (0.19%) EMIR
10 19 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
11 17 (0.16%) DO-178B
12 16 (0.15%) IEC 61508
12 16 (0.15%) TickIT
13 11 (0.10%) WAI
13 11 (0.10%) Data Quality
14 8 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.066%) Solvency II
16 6 (0.056%) Basel III
17 5 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 12207
18 4 (0.038%) Basel II
System Software
1 99 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (0.43%) VMware ESX
3 41 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 39 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 21 (0.20%) vSphere
6 19 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (0.17%) NFS
8 13 (0.12%) XenApp
8 13 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.075%) HDFS
9 8 (0.075%) SpamAssassin
10 7 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.056%) Samba
11 6 (0.056%) Nmap
11 6 (0.056%) Squid
12 5 (0.047%) Gluster
12 5 (0.047%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.047%) Kamailio
12 5 (0.047%) RHEV
13 4 (0.038%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 68 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (0.61%) Puppet
3 53 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 19 (0.18%) OpenView
6 14 (0.13%) Nagios
7 13 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.11%) Control-M
9 9 (0.085%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.056%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.056%) PureDisk
10 6 (0.056%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.056%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.047%) YUM
11 5 (0.047%) HP NNM
11 5 (0.047%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.047%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.038%) Oozie
12 4 (0.038%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1337 (12.57%) Oracle
2 971 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 205 (1.93%) Sybase
3 205 (1.93%) Google
4 140 (1.32%) TIBCO
5 132 (1.24%) VMware
6 125 (1.18%) HP
7 95 (0.89%) Facebook
8 88 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 85 (0.80%) JBoss
10 84 (0.79%) Bloomberg
11 81 (0.76%) Cisco
12 79 (0.74%) Perforce
13 78 (0.73%) IBM
14 63 (0.59%) Business Objects
15 61 (0.57%) Apple
16 56 (0.53%) Citrix
17 54 (0.51%) Twitter
18 53 (0.50%) hybris
19 52 (0.49%) EMC
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday