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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 52 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4948 5477 6901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.57% 5.43% 6.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.92% 10.26% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4192 4693 6101
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,379
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
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
55462 53401 60036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.17% 52.98% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 46941 46288 53065
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 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 1 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 -8 2262 £57,500 -4.16% 316
South East -17 1014 £42,500 +3.65% 138
East of England -8 520 £40,000 - 125
South West -11 388 £35,000 +2.94% 76
East Midlands +17 181 £40,000 +21.21% 27
Yorkshire -21 167 £40,000 +6.66% 22
North West -20 163 £37,500 +7.14% 35
West Midlands -29 148 £37,500 - 16
North East +25 89 £32,250 -24.11% 17
Midlands +15 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 4940 (46.12%) Java
2 4539 (42.37%) C#
3 3980 (37.15%) Software Engineering
4 3715 (34.68%) Degree
5 3530 (32.95%) C
6 3072 (28.68%) Linux
7 2825 (26.37%) OO
8 2708 (25.28%) SQL
9 2702 (25.22%) Finance
10 2691 (25.12%) Computer Science
11 2392 (22.33%) .NET
12 2363 (22.06%) Python
13 2293 (21.41%) Windows
14 1963 (18.33%) UNIX
15 1700 (15.87%) JavaScript
16 1498 (13.98%) Multithreading
17 1497 (13.97%) SQL Server
18 1491 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
19 1486 (13.87%) HTML
20 1397 (13.04%) Mathematics
21 1356 (12.66%) Oracle
22 1073 (10.02%) XML
23 1024 (9.56%) Microsoft
24 903 (8.43%) TDD
25 894 (8.35%) Perl
26 870 (8.12%) Banking
27 849 (7.93%) Scrum
28 837 (7.81%) Android
29 817 (7.63%) CSS
30 811 (7.57%) STL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 208 (1.94%) Apache
2 144 (1.34%) WebLogic
3 137 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 120 (1.12%) IIS
5 92 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 92 (0.86%) Node.js
6 68 (0.63%) SAS
7 51 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 49 (0.46%) MQSeries
9 43 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
10 39 (0.36%) GlassFish
11 37 (0.35%) Drupal
12 34 (0.32%) Confluence
12 34 (0.32%) Apache Pig
13 33 (0.31%) CMS
14 31 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
15 29 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
15 29 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
16 23 (0.21%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 556 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 108 (1.01%) MS Office
3 47 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 42 (0.39%) SPSS
5 31 (0.29%) CPLEX
6 28 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (0.26%) MS Project
6 28 (0.26%) Simulink
7 21 (0.20%) 3ds Max
8 19 (0.18%) Maya
9 18 (0.17%) XMetaL
10 14 (0.13%) Mathematica
11 13 (0.12%) Stateflow
12 12 (0.11%) NASTRAN
13 10 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.093%) CINEMA 4D
14 9 (0.084%) Blender
14 9 (0.084%) Stata
14 9 (0.084%) AutoCAD
14 9 (0.084%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 21 (0.20%) SunGard APT
2 20 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
2 20 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
4 11 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.10%) BASE24
5 9 (0.084%) Agresso
5 9 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.056%) Sage 50
6 6 (0.056%) Magento
7 5 (0.047%) CODA-Financials
7 5 (0.047%) Adaptiv
7 5 (0.047%) RMDS
8 4 (0.037%) Tridion
8 4 (0.037%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.037%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.028%) LabWindows
9 3 (0.028%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 129 (1.20%) SaaS
2 55 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (0.34%) GitHub
4 36 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.13%) PaaS
6 7 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.056%) Force.com
8 4 (0.037%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.028%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.028%) Route 53
9 3 (0.028%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.019%) IaaS
11 1 (0.009%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.009%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.009%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 515 (4.81%) TCP/IP
2 252 (2.35%) HTTP
3 249 (2.32%) Internet
4 122 (1.14%) Wireless
5 112 (1.05%) Ethernet
6 89 (0.83%) GSM
7 79 (0.74%) DNS
7 79 (0.74%) Firewall
8 76 (0.71%) SAN
9 75 (0.70%) Network Security
10 73 (0.68%) LTE
10 73 (0.68%) LDAP
11 69 (0.64%) VoIP
12 65 (0.61%) VPN
13 61 (0.57%) SSL
14 50 (0.47%) IPv6
15 49 (0.46%) CTI
15 49 (0.46%) RTP
16 44 (0.41%) Broadband
17 41 (0.38%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1497 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 474 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 464 (4.33%) MySQL
4 406 (3.79%) Big Data
5 306 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 185 (1.73%) RDBMS
7 156 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 151 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 150 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 116 (1.08%) Data Mining
11 115 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 113 (1.05%) MongoDB
13 112 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
14 110 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 99 (0.92%) Oracle Database
16 82 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
16 82 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
17 73 (0.68%) Apache Hive
18 62 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
19 61 (0.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 683 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 477 (4.45%) Subversion
3 382 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 209 (1.95%) Selenium
5 189 (1.76%) Jenkins
6 172 (1.61%) JIRA
7 166 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 164 (1.53%) JUnit
9 160 (1.49%) NUnit
10 159 (1.48%) Eclipse
11 150 (1.40%) Maven
12 106 (0.99%) GDB
13 93 (0.87%) GCC
14 92 (0.86%) Cucumber
15 87 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
16 84 (0.78%) ClearCase
17 82 (0.77%) Xcode
18 76 (0.71%) Ant
19 75 (0.70%) Hudson
20 68 (0.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 2702 (25.22%) Finance
2 870 (8.12%) Banking
3 572 (5.34%) Front Office
4 563 (5.26%) Games
5 490 (4.57%) Investment Banking
6 478 (4.46%) Telecoms
7 432 (4.03%) Electronics
8 272 (2.54%) Retail
9 246 (2.30%) Financial Institution
10 203 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 182 (1.70%) Marketing
12 167 (1.56%) Aerospace
13 149 (1.39%) Military
14 114 (1.06%) Automotive
15 90 (0.84%) Back Office
16 82 (0.77%) Publishing
17 71 (0.66%) Advertising
18 63 (0.59%) Multimedia
18 63 (0.59%) Law
19 62 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5983 (55.85%) Developer
2 2427 (22.66%) Software Engineer
3 2044 (19.08%) C++ Developer
4 1407 (13.13%) Software Developer
5 824 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 732 (6.83%) Senior Developer
7 704 (6.57%) Java Developer
8 638 (5.96%) Graduate
9 607 (5.67%) Analyst
9 607 (5.67%) C++ Software Engineer
10 600 (5.60%) Programmer
11 472 (4.41%) Junior
12 438 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
13 373 (3.48%) C++ Software Developer
14 360 (3.36%) .NET Developer
15 344 (3.21%) Junior Developer
16 339 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
17 331 (3.09%) Graduate Developer
18 293 (2.74%) Python Developer
19 288 (2.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2392 (22.33%) .NET
2 1486 (13.87%) HTML
3 1073 (10.02%) XML
4 817 (7.63%) CSS
5 811 (7.57%) STL
6 722 (6.74%) ASP.NET
7 620 (5.79%) Web Services
8 520 (4.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 469 (4.38%) WPF
10 450 (4.20%) J2EE
11 448 (4.18%) HTML5
12 386 (3.60%) jQuery
13 363 (3.39%) MFC
14 340 (3.17%) WCF
15 267 (2.49%) Spring
16 261 (2.44%) WinForms
16 261 (2.44%) OpenGL
17 260 (2.43%) SOAP
18 259 (2.42%) .NET Framework
19 249 (2.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2691 (25.12%) Computer Science
2 1397 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 662 (6.18%) Physics
4 423 (3.95%) Hedge funds
5 388 (3.62%) Derivative
6 369 (3.44%) Open Source
7 360 (3.36%) Mobile App
8 330 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
9 325 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 284 (2.65%) Fixed Income
11 246 (2.30%) Equities
12 235 (2.19%) Visualisation
13 205 (1.91%) Firmware
14 190 (1.77%) 3D Graphics
15 187 (1.75%) Statistics
16 176 (1.64%) Device Driver
17 167 (1.56%) iPhone
18 161 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
19 155 (1.45%) iPad
20 141 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3072 (28.68%) Linux
2 2293 (21.41%) Windows
3 1963 (18.33%) UNIX
4 837 (7.81%) Android
5 692 (6.46%) Apple iOS
6 233 (2.18%) Solaris
7 166 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
8 135 (1.26%) Mac OS X
9 108 (1.01%) Windows Phone
10 70 (0.65%) AIX
10 70 (0.65%) HPUX
11 55 (0.51%) Windows CE
12 53 (0.49%) Windows 7
13 48 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
14 47 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 37 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
17 36 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (0.34%) VxWorks
17 36 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3980 (37.15%) Software Engineering
2 2825 (26.37%) OO
3 1498 (13.98%) Multithreading
4 1491 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 903 (8.43%) TDD
6 849 (7.93%) Scrum
7 746 (6.96%) OOP
8 719 (6.71%) OOD
9 592 (5.53%) Low Latency
10 562 (5.25%) Analytics
11 477 (4.45%) UML
12 466 (4.35%) MVC
13 459 (4.28%) Project Management
14 446 (4.16%) Unit Testing
15 381 (3.56%) iOS Development
16 371 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
17 321 (3.00%) Android Development
18 295 (2.75%) Web Development
19 286 (2.67%) Risk Management
20 254 (2.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4940 (46.12%) Java
2 4539 (42.37%) C#
3 3530 (32.95%) C
4 2708 (25.28%) SQL
5 2363 (22.06%) Python
6 1700 (15.87%) JavaScript
7 894 (8.35%) Perl
8 676 (6.31%) PHP
9 537 (5.01%) Ruby
10 447 (4.17%) VB
11 413 (3.86%) Objective-C
12 336 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 296 (2.76%) VB.NET
14 294 (2.74%) MATLAB
15 280 (2.61%) Embedded C
16 278 (2.60%) Bash Shell
17 264 (2.46%) Embedded C++
18 235 (2.19%) VBA
19 220 (2.05%) Scala
20 209 (1.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3715 (34.68%) Degree
2 578 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 483 (4.51%) PhD
4 226 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 157 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 103 (0.96%) ISEB
7 60 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 50 (0.47%) Postgraduate
10 44 (0.41%) CISSP
11 33 (0.31%) HND
12 31 (0.29%) CEH
12 31 (0.29%) MCTS
13 18 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.17%) MCSD
14 17 (0.16%) MCP
15 16 (0.15%) MCAD
15 16 (0.15%) CCNA
15 16 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (5.79%) QA
2 112 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 41 (0.38%) ISO 9000
4 28 (0.26%) JTAG
5 26 (0.24%) SLA
6 24 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.19%) TickIT
9 18 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 17 (0.16%) EMIR
10 17 (0.16%) IEC 61508
10 17 (0.16%) DO-178B
11 13 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 11 (0.10%) ISO 8583
12 11 (0.10%) WAI
13 9 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.065%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.056%) DICOM
16 5 (0.047%) Basel III
17 3 (0.028%) HL7
System Software
1 94 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (0.46%) VMware ESX
3 41 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 39 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.21%) vSphere
6 21 (0.20%) NFS
7 16 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.12%) XenApp
8 13 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.093%) SpamAssassin
9 10 (0.093%) HDFS
10 7 (0.065%) Nmap
10 7 (0.065%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.056%) Samba
11 6 (0.056%) Squid
12 5 (0.047%) RHEV
12 5 (0.047%) Gluster
12 5 (0.047%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.037%) Kamailio
13 4 (0.037%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 67 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 64 (0.60%) Puppet
3 53 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 19 (0.18%) OpenView
6 13 (0.12%) Control-M
7 12 (0.11%) Nagios
8 11 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.084%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.065%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.056%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.056%) PureDisk
12 5 (0.047%) HP SIM
12 5 (0.047%) YUM
12 5 (0.047%) HP NNM
13 4 (0.037%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.037%) Oozie
13 4 (0.037%) logstash
14 3 (0.028%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.028%) nmon
Vendors
1 1356 (12.66%) Oracle
2 1024 (9.56%) Microsoft
3 227 (2.12%) Google
4 206 (1.92%) Sybase
5 152 (1.42%) TIBCO
6 131 (1.22%) VMware
7 119 (1.11%) HP
8 110 (1.03%) Facebook
9 98 (0.91%) JBoss
10 94 (0.88%) Perforce
11 92 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 86 (0.80%) Cisco
13 80 (0.75%) Bloomberg
14 72 (0.67%) IBM
15 65 (0.61%) Business Objects
16 64 (0.60%) Apple
17 60 (0.56%) Citrix
18 53 (0.49%) EMC
19 51 (0.48%) Twitter
20 50 (0.47%) SAP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65-75k
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum DOE + Excellent Corporate Bens/bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18k-25k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bonus package
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago