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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 54 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4714 5352 6693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.49% 5.23% 6.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.90% 9.77% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4094 4533 5880
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
52955 54800 60073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.42% 53.60% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45748 46683 53439
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 December 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 -2 2037 £65,000 +8.33% 188
South East -13 1055 £42,500 - 147
East of England -7 511 £42,500 +6.25% 92
South West -2 424 £37,500 +2.73% 81
North West -11 206 £38,000 -8.43% 39
Yorkshire +4 160 £37,500 +1.87% 12
East Midlands +7 149 £37,500 -6.25% 18
West Midlands -55 109 £35,000 -6.66% 19
North East -9 56 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Midlands -2 1 £40,000 -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4239 (44.63%) Java
2 3922 (41.29%) C#
3 3601 (37.91%) Software Engineering
4 3217 (33.87%) Degree
5 2949 (31.05%) C
6 2804 (29.52%) Linux
7 2458 (25.88%) Finance
8 2446 (25.75%) OO
9 2361 (24.86%) SQL
10 2353 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
11 2160 (22.74%) Python
12 2147 (22.60%) Computer Science
13 2137 (22.50%) Windows
14 1951 (20.54%) .NET
15 1804 (18.99%) UNIX
16 1651 (17.38%) JavaScript
17 1427 (15.02%) Multithreading
18 1410 (14.85%) HTML
19 1279 (13.47%) SQL Server
20 1161 (12.22%) Mathematics
21 1116 (11.75%) XML
22 1103 (11.61%) Oracle
23 930 (9.79%) Algorithms
24 879 (9.25%) Banking
25 867 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
26 842 (8.87%) Microsoft
27 826 (8.70%) CSS
28 811 (8.54%) OOD
29 810 (8.53%) Scrum
30 808 (8.51%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 187 (1.97%) Apache
2 137 (1.44%) Node.js
3 125 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 105 (1.11%) IIS
5 91 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 82 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 78 (0.82%) SAS
8 73 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 70 (0.74%) GlassFish
10 62 (0.65%) JBoss
11 53 (0.56%) nginx
12 47 (0.49%) CMS
13 45 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 42 (0.44%) Apache Pig
15 40 (0.42%) MQSeries
16 38 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
17 37 (0.39%) Confluence
18 35 (0.37%) OpenStack
19 28 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
20 27 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 418 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 98 (1.03%) MS Office
3 57 (0.60%) Simulink
4 40 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 35 (0.37%) 3ds Max
6 34 (0.36%) SPSS
7 27 (0.28%) CPLEX
8 24 (0.25%) Maya
9 22 (0.23%) TargetLink
10 20 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 19 (0.20%) Mathematica
12 17 (0.18%) Stateflow
13 13 (0.14%) MS Visio
13 13 (0.14%) Blender
14 11 (0.12%) MS Project
14 11 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
15 9 (0.095%) CINEMA 4D
16 8 (0.084%) Doxygen
17 6 (0.063%) NASTRAN
17 6 (0.063%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 23 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 14 (0.15%) BASE24
4 11 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.11%) Magento
5 10 (0.11%) RMDS
6 9 (0.095%) Agresso
7 8 (0.084%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.074%) Summit
9 6 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (0.063%) Sage 50
9 6 (0.063%) TIBCO iProcess
10 5 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.053%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.053%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.053%) Adaptiv
10 5 (0.053%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 4 (0.042%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 101 (1.06%) SaaS
2 69 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (0.43%) GitHub
5 34 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.16%) PaaS
7 14 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.12%) Route 53
9 10 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.074%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.053%) Force.com
12 4 (0.042%) IaaS
13 2 (0.021%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.021%) Office 365
14 1 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.011%) Heroku
14 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 468 (4.93%) TCP/IP
2 208 (2.19%) Internet
3 203 (2.14%) HTTP
4 101 (1.06%) Wireless
5 94 (0.99%) Firewall
6 89 (0.94%) DNS
7 83 (0.87%) Ethernet
8 69 (0.73%) GSM
9 66 (0.69%) LDAP
10 55 (0.58%) VPN
11 48 (0.51%) IPv6
12 46 (0.48%) SSL
12 46 (0.48%) LTE
13 45 (0.47%) IPv4
13 45 (0.47%) GPRS
13 45 (0.47%) DVB
14 41 (0.43%) Bluetooth
14 41 (0.43%) Network Security
15 39 (0.41%) LAN
16 38 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1279 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 473 (4.98%) MySQL
3 400 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 272 (2.86%) Big Data
5 225 (2.37%) Hadoop
6 168 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 146 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 114 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 99 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 92 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 86 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 85 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 75 (0.79%) Data Mining
14 61 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 60 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 57 (0.60%) Apache Hive
17 56 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
18 49 (0.52%) HBase
19 38 (0.40%) DB2
20 37 (0.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 587 (6.18%) Visual Studio
2 480 (5.05%) Subversion
3 410 (4.32%) Git (software)
4 211 (2.22%) NUnit
5 210 (2.21%) Eclipse
6 178 (1.87%) Jenkins
7 176 (1.85%) JUnit
8 173 (1.82%) Maven
9 164 (1.73%) JIRA
10 157 (1.65%) Selenium
11 119 (1.25%) GCC
12 112 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 97 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
14 81 (0.85%) GDB
15 80 (0.84%) Hudson
16 78 (0.82%) ClearCase
17 76 (0.80%) Ant
18 75 (0.79%) Cucumber
19 64 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 64 (0.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 2458 (25.88%) Finance
2 879 (9.25%) Banking
3 517 (5.44%) Front Office
4 464 (4.89%) Investment Banking
5 404 (4.25%) Electronics
6 387 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 374 (3.94%) Games
8 251 (2.64%) Retail
9 238 (2.51%) Financial Institution
10 214 (2.25%) Aerospace
11 180 (1.90%) Marketing
12 176 (1.85%) Automotive
13 167 (1.76%) Manufacturing
14 96 (1.01%) Military
15 74 (0.78%) Back Office
16 70 (0.74%) Law
17 65 (0.68%) Multimedia
18 56 (0.59%) Advertising
19 54 (0.57%) Publishing
20 45 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5121 (53.92%) Developer
2 2243 (23.62%) Software Engineer
3 1892 (19.92%) C++ Developer
4 1202 (12.66%) Software Developer
5 708 (7.45%) C# Developer
6 664 (6.99%) Senior Developer
7 614 (6.46%) Java Developer
8 509 (5.36%) Graduate
9 507 (5.34%) C++ Software Engineer
10 494 (5.20%) Programmer
11 467 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
12 451 (4.75%) Analyst
13 376 (3.96%) Junior
14 306 (3.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 300 (3.16%) C++ Software Developer
16 281 (2.96%) Junior Developer
17 279 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
18 270 (2.84%) .NET Developer
19 254 (2.67%) Python Developer
20 220 (2.32%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1951 (20.54%) .NET
2 1410 (14.85%) HTML
3 1116 (11.75%) XML
4 826 (8.70%) CSS
5 724 (7.62%) STL
6 662 (6.97%) Web Services
7 569 (5.99%) ASP.NET
8 501 (5.27%) HTML5
9 442 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 378 (3.98%) WPF
11 368 (3.87%) J2EE
12 367 (3.86%) jQuery
13 340 (3.58%) MFC
14 316 (3.33%) WCF
15 267 (2.81%) SOAP
16 249 (2.62%) Spring
17 245 (2.58%) Ajax
18 225 (2.37%) Qt
19 219 (2.31%) .NET Framework
20 206 (2.17%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2147 (22.60%) Computer Science
2 1161 (12.22%) Mathematics
3 930 (9.79%) Algorithms
4 867 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
5 520 (5.47%) Physics
6 372 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
7 351 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 349 (3.67%) Derivative
9 333 (3.51%) Data Structures
10 306 (3.22%) Open Source
11 304 (3.20%) Fixed Income
12 283 (2.98%) Hedge funds
13 225 (2.37%) Mobile App
14 215 (2.26%) Equities
15 204 (2.15%) Visualisation
16 199 (2.10%) User Experience
17 160 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
17 160 (1.68%) Client/Server
18 159 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
19 145 (1.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2804 (29.52%) Linux
2 2137 (22.50%) Windows
3 1804 (18.99%) UNIX
4 707 (7.44%) Android
5 649 (6.83%) Apple iOS
6 234 (2.46%) Solaris
7 129 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
8 117 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 85 (0.89%) Windows Phone
10 69 (0.73%) AIX
11 64 (0.67%) HPUX
12 47 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 47 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 38 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 38 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 37 (0.39%) VxWorks
16 36 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 35 (0.37%) CentOS
18 33 (0.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3601 (37.91%) Software Engineering
2 2446 (25.75%) OO
3 2353 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
4 1427 (15.02%) Multithreading
5 811 (8.54%) OOD
6 810 (8.53%) Scrum
7 796 (8.38%) TDD
8 719 (7.57%) OOP
9 492 (5.18%) UML
10 472 (4.97%) Analytics
11 451 (4.75%) Low Latency
12 443 (4.66%) Mentoring
13 419 (4.41%) Unit Testing
14 410 (4.32%) MVC
15 343 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
16 328 (3.45%) Project Management
17 260 (2.74%) Software Architecture
18 258 (2.72%) Web Development
19 244 (2.57%) iOS Development
20 234 (2.46%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4239 (44.63%) Java
2 3922 (41.29%) C#
3 2949 (31.05%) C
4 2361 (24.86%) SQL
5 2160 (22.74%) Python
6 1651 (17.38%) JavaScript
7 808 (8.51%) Perl
8 599 (6.31%) PHP
9 445 (4.69%) Ruby
10 383 (4.03%) Objective-C
11 337 (3.55%) VB
12 314 (3.31%) Shell Script
12 314 (3.31%) Bash Shell
13 277 (2.92%) MATLAB
14 270 (2.84%) Embedded C
15 252 (2.65%) Embedded C++
16 200 (2.11%) VB.NET
17 191 (2.01%) Scala
18 186 (1.96%) VBA
19 183 (1.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3217 (33.87%) Degree
2 473 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 382 (4.02%) PhD
4 236 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 113 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 102 (1.07%) ISEB
7 63 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 46 (0.48%) Postgraduate
9 29 (0.31%) CISSP
9 29 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (0.27%) HND
11 20 (0.21%) OCPJP
12 17 (0.18%) OCMJD
12 17 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (0.16%) Sun Certification
13 15 (0.16%) CCNA
13 15 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (0.15%) MCSE
14 14 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 13 (0.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 571 (6.01%) QA
2 109 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 38 (0.40%) SLA
4 31 (0.33%) JTAG
5 21 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 18 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.19%) DO-178B
6 18 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.18%) ISO 8583
8 16 (0.17%) EMIR
9 13 (0.14%) Basel III
9 13 (0.14%) IEC 61508
10 11 (0.12%) TickIT
11 10 (0.11%) WAI
12 8 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 8 (0.084%) Basel II
13 6 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.042%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.042%) COBIT
System Software
1 196 (2.06%) Firmware
2 94 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 35 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.23%) HDFS
6 19 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 18 (0.19%) NFS
8 15 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.11%) vSphere
11 8 (0.084%) Docker
12 6 (0.063%) Samba
12 6 (0.063%) Xen
13 5 (0.053%) XenApp
13 5 (0.053%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.053%) Gluster
13 5 (0.053%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.053%) Kamailio
13 5 (0.053%) KVM
14 4 (0.042%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 77 (0.81%) Puppet
2 71 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 65 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 13 (0.14%) OpenView
5 13 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (0.13%) Nagios
6 12 (0.13%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.095%) Control-M
7 9 (0.095%) HAProxy
8 8 (0.084%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.063%) logstash
9 6 (0.063%) Ansible
9 6 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.063%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.053%) Salt
10 5 (0.053%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.042%) Icinga
11 4 (0.042%) Cacti
11 4 (0.042%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1103 (11.61%) Oracle
2 842 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 192 (2.02%) Sybase
4 152 (1.60%) Google
5 113 (1.19%) VMware
6 107 (1.13%) TIBCO
7 98 (1.03%) Bloomberg
8 97 (1.02%) HP
9 79 (0.83%) IBM
10 69 (0.73%) Cisco
10 69 (0.73%) Twitter
11 64 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 52 (0.55%) Perforce
13 50 (0.53%) DataSynapse
14 49 (0.52%) Fidessa
15 45 (0.47%) hybris
16 43 (0.45%) Teradata
16 43 (0.45%) Citrix
16 43 (0.45%) Business Objects
17 41 (0.43%) SAP
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