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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 58 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4340 5769 5471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.35% 5.26% 5.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.40% 9.92% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3666 4992 4708
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
51640 58159 54296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.82% 53.03% 53.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44325 49951 47183
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -9 1881 £62,500 +4.16% 271
South East -19 895 £45,000 +5.88% 190
East of England -1 490 £42,500 +6.25% 108
South West -6 410 £39,000 +8.33% 56
North West +7 201 £40,000 +14.28% 29
West Midlands -27 159 £36,500 -2.66% 41
Yorkshire +20 142 £39,500 +8.21% 38
East Midlands -28 97 £38,250 -4.37% 30
North East +12 86 £40,000 +6.66% 17
South Coast - 2 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3793 (44.00%) Java
2 3437 (39.87%) C#
3 3332 (38.65%) Software Engineering
4 2872 (33.31%) C
5 2853 (33.09%) Degree
6 2806 (32.55%) Linux
7 2247 (26.06%) Finance
8 2190 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
9 2077 (24.09%) OO
10 2042 (23.69%) SQL
11 2011 (23.33%) Computer Science
12 1991 (23.09%) Python
13 1927 (22.35%) .NET
14 1857 (21.54%) Windows
15 1654 (19.19%) UNIX
16 1558 (18.07%) JavaScript
17 1324 (15.36%) HTML
18 1176 (13.64%) Multithreading
19 1123 (13.03%) SQL Server
20 968 (11.23%) Mathematics
21 935 (10.85%) XML
22 931 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
23 908 (10.53%) Algorithms
24 904 (10.49%) Oracle
25 839 (9.73%) TDD
26 833 (9.66%) OOD
27 789 (9.15%) Microsoft
28 765 (8.87%) CSS
29 745 (8.64%) Scrum
30 727 (8.43%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 227 (2.63%) Node.js
2 168 (1.95%) Apache
3 105 (1.22%) IIS
4 96 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 83 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 82 (0.95%) SAS
7 77 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 68 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 59 (0.68%) JBoss
10 46 (0.53%) nginx
11 42 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 37 (0.43%) OpenStack
13 36 (0.42%) Apache Pig
13 36 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
14 35 (0.41%) GlassFish
15 30 (0.35%) MQSeries
16 24 (0.28%) Confluence
17 21 (0.24%) MS Exchange
17 21 (0.24%) CMS
18 19 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 294 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 63 (0.73%) MS Office
3 56 (0.65%) Simulink
4 32 (0.37%) TargetLink
5 23 (0.27%) Mathematica
6 20 (0.23%) MS Project
7 19 (0.22%) SPSS
8 18 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
9 15 (0.17%) CPLEX
10 14 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (0.14%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
13 9 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
13 9 (0.10%) Maya
14 8 (0.093%) Quicktime
15 7 (0.081%) MS Visio
15 7 (0.081%) 3ds Max
16 5 (0.058%) FastStats
16 5 (0.058%) GNU Octave
17 4 (0.046%) Weka
Business Applications
1 28 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 17 (0.20%) RMDS
4 13 (0.15%) Changepoint
5 12 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 9 (0.10%) Adaptiv
6 9 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
6 9 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.093%) Summit
7 8 (0.093%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 7 (0.081%) MetaTrader
9 6 (0.070%) Endur
9 6 (0.070%) BASE24
9 6 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.058%) Unica
11 4 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.035%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 179 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (1.88%) SaaS
3 109 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.26%) IaaS
6 20 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.21%) PaaS
8 16 (0.19%) GitHub
9 14 (0.16%) Force.com
10 11 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
11 10 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.058%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.046%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.046%) Route 53
14 3 (0.035%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.035%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.012%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.012%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.012%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.012%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 415 (4.81%) TCP/IP
2 225 (2.61%) HTTP
3 157 (1.82%) Internet
4 131 (1.52%) Wireless
5 103 (1.19%) Ethernet
6 71 (0.82%) Bluetooth
7 61 (0.71%) Network Security
8 59 (0.68%) DNS
9 48 (0.56%) Firewall
10 41 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
11 40 (0.46%) RTP
12 39 (0.45%) Broadband
13 37 (0.43%) VPN
14 34 (0.39%) LTE
15 32 (0.37%) GSM
15 32 (0.37%) Profibus
16 31 (0.36%) HTTPS
17 29 (0.34%) ZigBee
17 29 (0.34%) VoIP
17 29 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1123 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 513 (5.95%) MySQL
3 431 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 299 (3.47%) Big Data
5 208 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 206 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 200 (2.32%) NoSQL
7 200 (2.32%) Hadoop
8 106 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 79 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 78 (0.90%) Apache Hive
11 71 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 69 (0.80%) HBase
13 63 (0.73%) CouchDB
13 63 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 61 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (0.59%) Redis
16 49 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 47 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 47 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 562 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 448 (5.20%) Subversion
3 429 (4.98%) Git (software)
4 196 (2.27%) NUnit
5 195 (2.26%) Eclipse
6 193 (2.24%) Selenium
7 175 (2.03%) Maven
8 164 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 156 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 147 (1.71%) JIRA
11 132 (1.53%) JUnit
12 73 (0.85%) Ant
13 71 (0.82%) GCC
14 62 (0.72%) TeamCity
15 60 (0.70%) Hudson
16 59 (0.68%) Cucumber
16 59 (0.68%) Bugzilla
17 55 (0.64%) MSTest
17 55 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
18 54 (0.63%) Mercurial
General
1 2247 (26.06%) Finance
2 591 (6.86%) Banking
3 494 (5.73%) Electronics
4 411 (4.77%) Games
5 407 (4.72%) Front Office
6 391 (4.54%) Telecoms
7 292 (3.39%) Automotive
8 269 (3.12%) Retail
9 254 (2.95%) Investment Banking
10 194 (2.25%) Manufacturing
11 192 (2.23%) Marketing
12 182 (2.11%) Aerospace
13 172 (2.00%) Financial Institution
14 103 (1.19%) Military
15 97 (1.13%) Advertising
16 68 (0.79%) Legal
17 64 (0.74%) Back Office
18 39 (0.45%) Retail Banking
18 39 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 36 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4512 (52.34%) Developer
2 2156 (25.01%) Software Engineer
3 1592 (18.47%) C++ Developer
4 1159 (13.44%) Software Developer
5 650 (7.54%) C# Developer
6 575 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 431 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 430 (4.99%) Java Developer
9 417 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
10 402 (4.66%) Graduate
11 399 (4.63%) Programmer
12 365 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 330 (3.83%) Junior
14 282 (3.27%) Analyst
15 268 (3.11%) C++ Software Developer
16 244 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
17 235 (2.73%) Junior Developer
18 230 (2.67%) .NET Developer
19 192 (2.23%) Architect
20 181 (2.10%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1927 (22.35%) .NET
2 1324 (15.36%) HTML
3 935 (10.85%) XML
4 765 (8.87%) CSS
5 601 (6.97%) STL
6 588 (6.82%) Web Services
7 568 (6.59%) ASP.NET
8 513 (5.95%) HTML5
9 400 (4.64%) WPF
10 395 (4.58%) jQuery
11 357 (4.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 331 (3.84%) J2EE
13 304 (3.53%) Spring
14 298 (3.46%) MFC
15 281 (3.26%) REST
16 271 (3.14%) SOAP
17 261 (3.03%) WCF
18 260 (3.02%) Qt
19 208 (2.41%) JSON
20 202 (2.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2011 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 968 (11.23%) Mathematics
3 931 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
4 908 (10.53%) Algorithms
5 445 (5.16%) Data Structures
6 431 (5.00%) Physics
7 349 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 323 (3.75%) Derivative
9 298 (3.46%) Embedded Systems
10 269 (3.12%) Equities
11 267 (3.10%) Mobile App
12 250 (2.90%) Open Source
13 249 (2.89%) Fixed Income
14 241 (2.80%) Hedge funds
15 239 (2.77%) Visualisation
16 178 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
17 159 (1.84%) Client/Server
18 155 (1.80%) User Experience
19 152 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
20 126 (1.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2806 (32.55%) Linux
2 1857 (21.54%) Windows
3 1654 (19.19%) UNIX
4 599 (6.95%) Android
5 568 (6.59%) Apple iOS
6 150 (1.74%) Solaris
7 118 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 97 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
9 68 (0.79%) CentOS
10 62 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 59 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 42 (0.49%) VxWorks
13 39 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 38 (0.44%) Debian
15 37 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 31 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 30 (0.35%) Windows CE
18 29 (0.34%) AIX
19 26 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3332 (38.65%) Software Engineering
2 2190 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 2077 (24.09%) OO
4 1176 (13.64%) Multithreading
5 839 (9.73%) TDD
6 833 (9.66%) OOD
7 745 (8.64%) Scrum
8 631 (7.32%) OOP
9 575 (6.67%) UML
10 512 (5.94%) Analytics
11 506 (5.87%) MVC
12 470 (5.45%) Unit Testing
13 411 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
14 394 (4.57%) Mentoring
15 380 (4.41%) Low Latency
16 335 (3.89%) Software Architecture
17 306 (3.55%) Project Management
18 283 (3.28%) Web Development
19 234 (2.71%) BDD
20 229 (2.66%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3793 (44.00%) Java
2 3437 (39.87%) C#
3 2872 (33.31%) C
4 2042 (23.69%) SQL
5 1991 (23.09%) Python
6 1558 (18.07%) JavaScript
7 727 (8.43%) Perl
8 657 (7.62%) PHP
9 449 (5.21%) Ruby
10 381 (4.42%) Embedded C
11 363 (4.21%) Embedded C++
12 323 (3.75%) VB
13 316 (3.67%) Bash Shell
14 306 (3.55%) Objective-C
15 280 (3.25%) MATLAB
16 203 (2.35%) Shell Script
17 195 (2.26%) Scala
18 151 (1.75%) VB.NET
19 136 (1.58%) VBA
20 133 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2853 (33.09%) Degree
2 420 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 341 (3.96%) PhD
4 212 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 165 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 96 (1.11%) ISEB
7 49 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 41 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (0.32%) MCP
10 24 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.22%) Postgraduate
12 17 (0.20%) OCPJP
13 16 (0.19%) OCMJD
13 16 (0.19%) CCNA
14 13 (0.15%) HND
15 12 (0.14%) Sun Certification
15 12 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
16 11 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (0.12%) MOS
17 10 (0.12%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (4.85%) QA
2 66 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.35%) JTAG
4 17 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 16 (0.19%) HL7
6 14 (0.16%) EMIR
6 14 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.14%) DO-178B
8 11 (0.13%) IEC 61508
9 9 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.081%) SLA
10 7 (0.081%) ISO 8583
10 7 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.070%) Basel II
11 6 (0.070%) TickIT
12 4 (0.046%) COBIT
12 4 (0.046%) Basel III
13 2 (0.023%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.023%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 329 (3.82%) Firmware
2 98 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 56 (0.65%) HDFS
5 42 (0.49%) Docker
6 41 (0.48%) Active Directory
7 21 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 21 (0.24%) iptables
8 17 (0.20%) NFS
9 13 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
10 9 (0.10%) Xen
11 8 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.070%) Ceph
12 6 (0.070%) KVM
13 5 (0.058%) vSphere
13 5 (0.058%) XenServer
14 4 (0.046%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.035%) XenApp
15 3 (0.035%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 98 (1.14%) Puppet
2 88 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 22 (0.26%) Salt
5 21 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 19 (0.22%) Ansible
6 19 (0.22%) Nagios
7 16 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 14 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (0.093%) Nessus
11 7 (0.081%) StatsD
11 7 (0.081%) MOM
12 6 (0.070%) Nmap
12 6 (0.070%) OPNET
12 6 (0.070%) logstash
13 4 (0.046%) WMI
14 3 (0.035%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.035%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.035%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 904 (10.49%) Oracle
2 789 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 125 (1.45%) Sybase
4 123 (1.43%) VMware
5 104 (1.21%) IBM
6 87 (1.01%) Google
7 80 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 63 (0.73%) TIBCO
9 60 (0.70%) SAP
9 60 (0.70%) Cisco
10 58 (0.67%) Perforce
10 58 (0.67%) Apple
11 56 (0.65%) Twitter
12 54 (0.63%) EMC
13 53 (0.61%) Facebook
14 50 (0.58%) Bloomberg
15 49 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
16 37 (0.43%) Xamarin
16 37 (0.43%) HP
17 32 (0.37%) Adobe
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Spring Technology
Posted: 14 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
PROTEUS EUROPE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Modis
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + e
Posted: 19 hours ago