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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 58 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4329 5757 5447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.20% 5.17% 5.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.16% 9.76% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3704 4971 4712
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £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
53040 58961 55443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.51% 52.95% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45450 50219 48178
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.89%
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 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 4 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 4 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 -14 1817 £62,500 +4.16% 254
South East -19 901 £42,500 - 165
East of England +2 513 £44,000 +10.00% 116
South West -1 430 £38,750 +7.63% 61
North West +16 213 £40,000 +9.58% 38
West Midlands -28 151 £37,500 - 31
Yorkshire 0 124 £40,000 +11.88% 29
East Midlands -27 110 £38,750 -3.12% 21
North East +11 75 £35,000 -6.66% 19
South Coast - 2 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 3742 (43.55%) Java
2 3442 (40.06%) C#
3 3290 (38.29%) Software Engineering
4 2805 (32.65%) Degree
5 2771 (32.25%) Linux
6 2764 (32.17%) C
7 2258 (26.28%) Finance
8 2150 (25.02%) Agile Software Development
9 2124 (24.72%) OO
10 2067 (24.06%) SQL
11 1929 (22.45%) Computer Science
12 1919 (22.33%) .NET
13 1902 (22.14%) Python
14 1855 (21.59%) Windows
15 1695 (19.73%) UNIX
16 1600 (18.62%) JavaScript
17 1337 (15.56%) HTML
18 1204 (14.01%) Multithreading
19 1120 (13.04%) SQL Server
20 992 (11.55%) XML
21 923 (10.74%) Mathematics
22 919 (10.70%) Oracle
23 899 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
24 866 (10.08%) Algorithms
25 859 (10.00%) OOD
26 814 (9.47%) Microsoft
27 811 (9.44%) TDD
28 771 (8.97%) CSS
29 750 (8.73%) Scrum
30 722 (8.40%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 220 (2.56%) Node.js
2 170 (1.98%) Apache
3 108 (1.26%) IIS
4 96 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 92 (1.07%) WebSphere
6 88 (1.02%) SAS
7 79 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 73 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 60 (0.70%) JBoss
10 54 (0.63%) nginx
11 41 (0.48%) GlassFish
12 39 (0.45%) Apache Pig
13 36 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 31 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 30 (0.35%) MQSeries
16 29 (0.34%) Confluence
17 28 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
17 28 (0.33%) CMS
18 26 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
19 21 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 294 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 68 (0.79%) MS Office
3 62 (0.72%) Simulink
4 33 (0.38%) TargetLink
5 21 (0.24%) SPSS
6 20 (0.23%) Mathematica
7 17 (0.20%) CPLEX
8 14 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.16%) MS Project
8 14 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 10 (0.12%) Maya
12 9 (0.10%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.10%) 3ds Max
13 5 (0.058%) GNU Octave
14 4 (0.047%) Blender
14 4 (0.047%) Final Cut Pro
15 3 (0.035%) CINEMA 4D
15 3 (0.035%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 21 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 21 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (0.16%) RMDS
3 12 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 12 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (0.13%) Changepoint
4 11 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 9 (0.10%) Adaptiv
5 9 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.093%) Summit
7 7 (0.081%) Sophis RISQUE
7 7 (0.081%) BASE24
8 5 (0.058%) Endur
8 5 (0.058%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.047%) MetaTrader
9 4 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 164 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (1.83%) SaaS
3 94 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.24%) GitHub
5 21 (0.24%) IaaS
6 15 (0.17%) PaaS
7 14 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.14%) Force.com
9 9 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.093%) Sumo Logic
11 6 (0.070%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.047%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.035%) Route 53
13 3 (0.035%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.023%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.012%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.012%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.012%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 414 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 210 (2.44%) HTTP
3 151 (1.76%) Internet
4 136 (1.58%) Wireless
5 107 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 78 (0.91%) Bluetooth
7 61 (0.71%) DNS
8 53 (0.62%) Network Security
9 50 (0.58%) Firewall
10 41 (0.48%) GSM
11 40 (0.47%) RTP
11 40 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
12 36 (0.42%) LTE
12 36 (0.42%) VPN
13 35 (0.41%) Profibus
14 34 (0.40%) ZigBee
14 34 (0.40%) Broadband
15 33 (0.38%) SSL
16 32 (0.37%) LDAP
17 31 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1120 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 503 (5.85%) MySQL
3 397 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 300 (3.49%) Big Data
5 206 (2.40%) Hadoop
6 200 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 183 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 180 (2.09%) RDBMS
9 96 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 82 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 81 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 75 (0.87%) Apache Hive
13 68 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 67 (0.78%) HBase
15 61 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
16 56 (0.65%) CouchDB
17 50 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 48 (0.56%) Redis
19 47 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 45 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 554 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 460 (5.35%) Subversion
3 435 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 213 (2.48%) Eclipse
5 197 (2.29%) NUnit
6 179 (2.08%) Maven
7 177 (2.06%) Selenium
8 161 (1.87%) Jenkins
9 153 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 144 (1.68%) JUnit
11 138 (1.61%) JIRA
12 72 (0.84%) Ant
12 72 (0.84%) GCC
13 63 (0.73%) Hudson
14 59 (0.69%) Bugzilla
14 59 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
15 58 (0.68%) Cucumber
15 58 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 57 (0.66%) ClearCase
17 56 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 2258 (26.28%) Finance
2 628 (7.31%) Banking
3 471 (5.48%) Electronics
4 407 (4.74%) Front Office
5 383 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 349 (4.06%) Games
7 291 (3.39%) Investment Banking
8 282 (3.28%) Automotive
9 248 (2.89%) Retail
10 198 (2.30%) Marketing
11 194 (2.26%) Aerospace
12 187 (2.18%) Financial Institution
13 179 (2.08%) Manufacturing
14 101 (1.18%) Advertising
15 98 (1.14%) Military
16 61 (0.71%) Back Office
17 57 (0.66%) Legal
18 40 (0.47%) Retail Banking
19 38 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
20 34 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4573 (53.22%) Developer
2 2142 (24.93%) Software Engineer
3 1628 (18.95%) C++ Developer
4 1192 (13.87%) Software Developer
5 682 (7.94%) C# Developer
6 594 (6.91%) Senior Developer
7 440 (5.12%) C++ Software Engineer
8 436 (5.07%) Java Developer
9 411 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
10 407 (4.74%) Programmer
11 385 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 373 (4.34%) Graduate
13 320 (3.72%) Junior
14 301 (3.50%) Analyst
15 282 (3.28%) C++ Software Developer
16 253 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
17 241 (2.80%) .NET Developer
18 231 (2.69%) Junior Developer
19 195 (2.27%) Architect
20 181 (2.11%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1919 (22.33%) .NET
2 1337 (15.56%) HTML
3 992 (11.55%) XML
4 771 (8.97%) CSS
5 613 (7.13%) Web Services
6 598 (6.96%) STL
7 571 (6.65%) ASP.NET
8 511 (5.95%) HTML5
9 421 (4.90%) jQuery
10 409 (4.76%) WPF
11 359 (4.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 336 (3.91%) J2EE
13 297 (3.46%) MFC
14 295 (3.43%) Spring
15 289 (3.36%) WCF
16 281 (3.27%) REST
17 268 (3.12%) SOAP
18 236 (2.75%) Qt
19 206 (2.40%) JSON
20 198 (2.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1929 (22.45%) Computer Science
2 923 (10.74%) Mathematics
3 899 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
4 866 (10.08%) Algorithms
5 410 (4.77%) Physics
6 402 (4.68%) Data Structures
7 356 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 326 (3.79%) Derivative
9 316 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
10 271 (3.15%) Fixed Income
11 260 (3.03%) Equities
12 242 (2.82%) Hedge funds
13 236 (2.75%) Open Source
14 233 (2.71%) Mobile App
15 227 (2.64%) Visualisation
16 163 (1.90%) User Experience
17 162 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
18 154 (1.79%) Client/Server
19 131 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
20 125 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2771 (32.25%) Linux
2 1855 (21.59%) Windows
3 1695 (19.73%) UNIX
4 585 (6.81%) Android
5 562 (6.54%) Apple iOS
6 173 (2.01%) Solaris
7 125 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 96 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
9 63 (0.73%) CentOS
10 59 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 58 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (0.50%) VxWorks
13 38 (0.44%) Windows Phone
14 37 (0.43%) Debian
14 37 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 35 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 35 (0.41%) AIX
16 34 (0.40%) HPUX
17 30 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3290 (38.29%) Software Engineering
2 2150 (25.02%) Agile Software Development
3 2124 (24.72%) OO
4 1204 (14.01%) Multithreading
5 859 (10.00%) OOD
6 811 (9.44%) TDD
7 750 (8.73%) Scrum
8 642 (7.47%) OOP
9 573 (6.67%) UML
10 518 (6.03%) Analytics
11 489 (5.69%) MVC
12 473 (5.51%) Unit Testing
13 402 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
14 388 (4.52%) Low Latency
15 381 (4.43%) Mentoring
16 315 (3.67%) Software Architecture
17 298 (3.47%) Project Management
18 280 (3.26%) Web Development
19 228 (2.65%) iOS Development
20 218 (2.54%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3742 (43.55%) Java
2 3442 (40.06%) C#
3 2764 (32.17%) C
4 2067 (24.06%) SQL
5 1902 (22.14%) Python
6 1600 (18.62%) JavaScript
7 722 (8.40%) Perl
8 645 (7.51%) PHP
9 444 (5.17%) Ruby
10 367 (4.27%) Embedded C
11 346 (4.03%) Embedded C++
12 311 (3.62%) Objective-C
13 305 (3.55%) VB
14 297 (3.46%) Bash Shell
15 287 (3.34%) MATLAB
16 197 (2.29%) Shell Script
17 190 (2.21%) Scala
18 155 (1.80%) T-SQL
19 152 (1.77%) VB.NET
20 142 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2805 (32.65%) Degree
2 425 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 337 (3.92%) PhD
4 229 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 149 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 101 (1.18%) ISEB
7 47 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 41 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (0.29%) MCP
10 22 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.23%) OCPJP
12 19 (0.22%) OCMJD
12 19 (0.22%) Postgraduate
13 18 (0.21%) Sun Certification
14 16 (0.19%) CCNA
15 11 (0.13%) HND
15 11 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
16 10 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
16 10 (0.12%) CSSLP
16 10 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (4.99%) QA
2 74 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 37 (0.43%) JTAG
4 15 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 15 (0.17%) DO-178B
4 15 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (0.17%) EMIR
5 14 (0.16%) HL7
6 12 (0.14%) IEC 61508
7 9 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.093%) Basel II
8 8 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.093%) ISO 8583
9 7 (0.081%) SLA
10 6 (0.070%) Basel III
10 6 (0.070%) TickIT
10 6 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.058%) COBIT
12 2 (0.023%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.023%) Solvency II
System Software
1 305 (3.55%) Firmware
2 88 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 54 (0.63%) HDFS
5 46 (0.54%) Active Directory
6 32 (0.37%) Docker
7 20 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 19 (0.22%) iptables
9 18 (0.21%) NFS
10 12 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
11 8 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.070%) Ceph
13 5 (0.058%) Xen
13 5 (0.058%) KVM
13 5 (0.058%) vSphere
14 4 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.035%) Squid
15 3 (0.035%) QEMU
15 3 (0.035%) XenApp
16 2 (0.023%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 91 (1.06%) Puppet
2 83 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.24%) Vagrant
3 21 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.23%) Salt
5 18 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.21%) Nagios
6 14 (0.16%) Ansible
7 13 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 12 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.081%) MOM
10 6 (0.070%) logstash
11 5 (0.058%) Nessus
11 5 (0.058%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.047%) OPNET
12 4 (0.047%) Nmap
13 3 (0.035%) Unicenter
13 3 (0.035%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.035%) StatsD
14 2 (0.023%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 919 (10.70%) Oracle
2 814 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 132 (1.54%) Sybase
4 111 (1.29%) VMware
5 105 (1.22%) IBM
6 104 (1.21%) Google
7 80 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 71 (0.83%) TIBCO
9 67 (0.78%) Twitter
10 66 (0.77%) Facebook
11 62 (0.72%) Cisco
12 56 (0.65%) Perforce
13 51 (0.59%) Bloomberg
13 51 (0.59%) SAP
14 49 (0.57%) EMC
15 48 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
16 41 (0.48%) Apple
17 39 (0.45%) HP
18 35 (0.41%) DataSynapse
19 34 (0.40%) Freescale
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