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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 55 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4819 5298 5548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.71% 4.84% 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.12% 9.37% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3973 4513 4760
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
52811 56551 53711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.65% 51.71% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45413 48399 46486
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
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 31 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 31 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 0 2169 £65,000 +8.33% 277
South East +1 1034 £45,000 +5.88% 156
East of England -7 429 £40,000 - 104
South West +3 422 £37,500 - 106
Yorkshire +23 213 £40,000 - 37
West Midlands +14 198 £35,000 -6.66% 26
North West +8 182 £37,500 - 35
East Midlands -18 126 £40,000 - 27
North East -11 69 £40,000 +23.07% 4
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 4205 (45.79%) Java
2 3646 (39.70%) C#
3 3619 (39.41%) Software Engineering
4 3072 (33.45%) C
4 3072 (33.45%) Degree
5 2988 (32.53%) Linux
6 2366 (25.76%) Finance
7 2338 (25.46%) Python
8 2331 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2219 (24.16%) Computer Science
10 2157 (23.49%) SQL
11 2029 (22.09%) OO
12 2002 (21.80%) .NET
13 1982 (21.58%) Windows
14 1580 (17.20%) UNIX
15 1578 (17.18%) JavaScript
16 1388 (15.11%) HTML
17 1159 (12.62%) Multithreading
18 1154 (12.57%) SQL Server
19 1072 (11.67%) Mathematics
20 1037 (11.29%) Algorithms
21 990 (10.78%) Oracle
22 985 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
23 891 (9.70%) SDLC
24 881 (9.59%) XML
25 863 (9.40%) TDD
26 795 (8.66%) CSS
27 784 (8.54%) Microsoft
28 767 (8.35%) Scrum
29 755 (8.22%) OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 221 (2.41%) Node.js
2 162 (1.76%) Apache
3 96 (1.05%) IIS
4 93 (1.01%) SAS
5 83 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 80 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 61 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 59 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 57 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 55 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 49 (0.53%) OpenStack
12 43 (0.47%) Apache Pig
13 41 (0.45%) JBoss
14 39 (0.42%) MQSeries
15 27 (0.29%) GlassFish
16 22 (0.24%) CMS
17 21 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
18 16 (0.17%) nginx
19 14 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
19 14 (0.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 295 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 78 (0.85%) MS Office
3 55 (0.60%) Simulink
4 36 (0.39%) MS Project
5 35 (0.38%) TargetLink
6 27 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.19%) CPLEX
10 16 (0.17%) Mathematica
11 15 (0.16%) SPSS
12 11 (0.12%) Fireworks
13 10 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
14 9 (0.098%) Final Cut Pro
15 8 (0.087%) FastStats
15 8 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.087%) Quicktime
16 7 (0.076%) Maya
17 6 (0.065%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.21%) RMDS
3 14 (0.15%) MetaTrader
4 12 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.12%) Changepoint
6 9 (0.098%) Sophis RISQUE
6 9 (0.098%) Adaptiv
6 9 (0.098%) Adobe Campaign
7 8 (0.087%) Unica
8 7 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.065%) Endur
9 6 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.044%) BASE24
12 3 (0.033%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.033%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.033%) Oracle General Ledger
13 2 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.022%) Agresso
14 1 (0.011%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 238 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (1.91%) SaaS
3 123 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 63 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 47 (0.51%) IaaS
7 24 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
8 21 (0.23%) GitHub
9 16 (0.17%) Force.com
10 14 (0.15%) PaaS
11 12 (0.13%) Route 53
11 12 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 11 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.087%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.033%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.033%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.022%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.011%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.011%) Dropbox
16 1 (0.011%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 475 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 229 (2.49%) HTTP
3 217 (2.36%) Internet
4 141 (1.54%) Ethernet
5 117 (1.27%) Wireless
6 103 (1.12%) Network Security
7 77 (0.84%) Bluetooth
8 54 (0.59%) DNS
9 50 (0.54%) Firewall
9 50 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
10 46 (0.50%) Broadband
11 43 (0.47%) VPN
12 40 (0.44%) VoIP
12 40 (0.44%) Multicast
13 35 (0.38%) SSL
14 34 (0.37%) RTP
15 33 (0.36%) GSM
16 32 (0.35%) Profibus
17 31 (0.34%) LTE
18 30 (0.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1154 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 576 (6.27%) MySQL
3 442 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 300 (3.27%) Big Data
5 283 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 231 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 209 (2.28%) Hadoop
8 204 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 138 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 88 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 87 (0.95%) Apache Hive
12 85 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 75 (0.82%) HBase
14 72 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
15 66 (0.72%) Redis
16 64 (0.70%) Data Mining
17 62 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
18 61 (0.66%) CouchDB
19 55 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
20 47 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 605 (6.59%) Visual Studio
2 465 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 420 (4.57%) Subversion
4 202 (2.20%) JIRA
5 190 (2.07%) Jenkins
6 186 (2.03%) Selenium
7 157 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 157 (1.71%) NUnit
8 152 (1.66%) Eclipse
9 149 (1.62%) Maven
10 107 (1.17%) JUnit
11 76 (0.83%) TeamCity
12 68 (0.74%) Xcode
13 62 (0.68%) LabVIEW
14 60 (0.65%) Ant
15 57 (0.62%) MSTest
16 54 (0.59%) ClearCase
17 51 (0.56%) Mercurial
18 49 (0.53%) GCC
19 48 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 2366 (25.76%) Finance
2 640 (6.97%) Banking
3 513 (5.59%) Games
4 470 (5.12%) Electronics
5 468 (5.10%) Front Office
6 424 (4.62%) Telecoms
7 315 (3.43%) Automotive
8 292 (3.18%) Retail
9 270 (2.94%) Investment Banking
10 246 (2.68%) Manufacturing
11 185 (2.01%) Aerospace
12 180 (1.96%) Marketing
13 166 (1.81%) Financial Institution
14 103 (1.12%) Military
15 102 (1.11%) Legal
16 81 (0.88%) Advertising
17 74 (0.81%) Back Office
18 54 (0.59%) Publishing
19 51 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
20 41 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4665 (50.79%) Developer
2 2272 (24.74%) Software Engineer
3 1691 (18.41%) C++ Developer
4 1170 (12.74%) Software Developer
5 611 (6.65%) Senior Developer
6 566 (6.16%) C# Developer
7 516 (5.62%) Graduate
8 474 (5.16%) C++ Software Engineer
9 439 (4.78%) Java Developer
10 412 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 382 (4.16%) Junior
12 357 (3.89%) Programmer
13 319 (3.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 280 (3.05%) C++ Software Developer
15 277 (3.02%) Analyst
16 262 (2.85%) Junior Developer
17 237 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
18 223 (2.43%) Senior C++ Developer
19 219 (2.38%) .NET Developer
19 219 (2.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2002 (21.80%) .NET
2 1388 (15.11%) HTML
3 881 (9.59%) XML
4 795 (8.66%) CSS
5 611 (6.65%) STL
6 571 (6.22%) Web Services
7 568 (6.18%) ASP.NET
8 528 (5.75%) HTML5
9 431 (4.69%) jQuery
10 405 (4.41%) WPF
11 384 (4.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 334 (3.64%) Qt
13 322 (3.51%) REST
14 306 (3.33%) MFC
15 301 (3.28%) J2EE
16 295 (3.21%) Spring
17 255 (2.78%) Middleware
18 253 (2.75%) SOAP
19 236 (2.57%) WCF
20 212 (2.31%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2219 (24.16%) Computer Science
2 1072 (11.67%) Mathematics
3 1037 (11.29%) Algorithms
4 985 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
5 526 (5.73%) Data Structures
6 497 (5.41%) Physics
7 400 (4.36%) Derivative
8 325 (3.54%) Mobile App
9 323 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 283 (3.08%) Equities
11 274 (2.98%) Embedded Systems
12 263 (2.86%) Hedge funds
13 261 (2.84%) Visualisation
14 207 (2.25%) User Experience
15 187 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
16 184 (2.00%) Fixed Income
17 168 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
18 163 (1.77%) Client/Server
19 158 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 147 (1.60%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2988 (32.53%) Linux
2 1982 (21.58%) Windows
3 1580 (17.20%) UNIX
4 682 (7.43%) Android
5 622 (6.77%) Apple iOS
6 124 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 123 (1.34%) Solaris
8 121 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
9 72 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 58 (0.63%) CentOS
11 47 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 47 (0.51%) Windows XP
12 46 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (0.45%) Debian
14 41 (0.45%) Windows Phone
15 38 (0.41%) VxWorks
16 36 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
17 35 (0.38%) CoreOS
18 30 (0.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3619 (39.41%) Software Engineering
2 2331 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2029 (22.09%) OO
4 1159 (12.62%) Multithreading
5 891 (9.70%) SDLC
6 863 (9.40%) TDD
7 767 (8.35%) Scrum
8 755 (8.22%) OOD
9 663 (7.22%) OOP
10 552 (6.01%) UML
11 549 (5.98%) Analytics
12 514 (5.60%) MVC
13 497 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
14 441 (4.80%) Unit Testing
15 419 (4.56%) Mentoring
16 378 (4.12%) Low Latency
17 366 (3.99%) Project Management
18 334 (3.64%) Software Architecture
19 323 (3.52%) DevOps
20 293 (3.19%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4205 (45.79%) Java
2 3646 (39.70%) C#
3 3072 (33.45%) C
4 2338 (25.46%) Python
5 2157 (23.49%) SQL
6 1578 (17.18%) JavaScript
7 743 (8.09%) Perl
8 727 (7.92%) PHP
9 555 (6.04%) Ruby
10 371 (4.04%) Embedded C
11 360 (3.92%) Embedded C++
12 353 (3.84%) Objective-C
13 333 (3.63%) VB
14 331 (3.60%) Bash Shell
15 286 (3.11%) MATLAB
16 273 (2.97%) Scala
17 224 (2.44%) Shell Script
18 176 (1.92%) VB.NET
19 175 (1.91%) VBA
20 162 (1.76%) R
Qualifications
1 3072 (33.45%) Degree
2 437 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 381 (4.15%) PhD
4 214 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 171 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 89 (0.97%) ISEB
7 64 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 51 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (0.42%) MCP
10 26 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
12 17 (0.19%) CCNA
13 15 (0.16%) Postgraduate
14 14 (0.15%) HND
15 13 (0.14%) CCNP
15 13 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (0.13%) HNC
16 12 (0.13%) HP ASE
17 11 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (4.61%) QA
2 65 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.26%) HL7
4 16 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 13 (0.14%) TickIT
7 12 (0.13%) EMIR
7 12 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.13%) JTAG
8 10 (0.11%) DO-178B
9 9 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.098%) GAMP
10 6 (0.065%) COBIT
10 6 (0.065%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.054%) SLA
12 4 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (0.044%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.044%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.033%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 320 (3.48%) Firmware
2 154 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (1.19%) Docker
4 78 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 70 (0.76%) HDFS
6 36 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 32 (0.35%) Active Directory
8 17 (0.19%) iptables
9 16 (0.17%) Xen
10 12 (0.13%) NFS
11 10 (0.11%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.098%) Platform Symphony
13 8 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.076%) XenServer
15 6 (0.065%) Ceph
16 5 (0.054%) KVM
17 3 (0.033%) QEMU
17 3 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (0.033%) XenApp
18 2 (0.022%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 149 (1.62%) Puppet
2 115 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (0.78%) Vagrant
4 57 (0.62%) Ansible
5 54 (0.59%) Nagios
6 40 (0.44%) Salt
7 39 (0.42%) ZABBIX
8 34 (0.37%) Kubernetes
9 27 (0.29%) WMI
10 23 (0.25%) logstash
11 21 (0.23%) Nessus
12 19 (0.21%) Nmap
13 15 (0.16%) StatsD
14 13 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
15 9 (0.098%) OPNET
16 8 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (0.087%) MOM
17 7 (0.076%) Rundeck
18 6 (0.065%) Kibana
19 4 (0.044%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 990 (10.78%) Oracle
2 784 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 182 (1.98%) VMware
4 132 (1.44%) Google
5 120 (1.31%) Sybase
5 120 (1.31%) IBM
6 96 (1.05%) Apple
7 91 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 78 (0.85%) TIBCO
9 70 (0.76%) EMC
10 62 (0.68%) SAP
11 58 (0.63%) Perforce
12 56 (0.61%) Xamarin
13 51 (0.56%) Cisco
14 49 (0.53%) Facebook
15 48 (0.52%) SaltStack
16 45 (0.49%) Bloomberg
17 44 (0.48%) QNX
18 42 (0.46%) Splunk
19 39 (0.42%) HP
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago