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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 59 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4545 4311 4895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.81% 4.34% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.15% 8.62% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3996 3807 4144
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
49675 49999 52579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.60% 50.37% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43290 43301 44512
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +4 1921 £67,500 +3.84% 257
South East +17 1146 £45,000 +5.88% 148
East of England -12 430 £40,000 -5.88% 73
South West -1 398 £41,250 +10.00% 88
North West +11 194 £42,500 +13.33% 43
West Midlands +19 169 £35,000 -6.66% 30
East Midlands +17 149 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Yorkshire -3 120 £45,000 +16.88% 19
North East -8 23 £33,000 -15.38% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4096 (44.10%) Java
2 3777 (40.67%) Software Engineering
3 3740 (40.27%) C#
4 3054 (32.88%) Linux
5 3009 (32.40%) Degree
6 2777 (29.90%) C
7 2714 (29.22%) Python
8 2499 (26.91%) Finance
9 2449 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
10 2232 (24.03%) Computer Science
11 2156 (23.21%) SQL
12 2102 (22.63%) Windows
13 1922 (20.69%) OO
14 1905 (20.51%) .NET
15 1757 (18.92%) JavaScript
16 1694 (18.24%) Unix
17 1479 (15.92%) Multithreading
18 1283 (13.81%) HTML
19 1088 (11.71%) Algorithms
20 1046 (11.26%) Mathematics
21 1031 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
22 984 (10.59%) SQL Server
23 934 (10.06%) CSS
24 920 (9.91%) TDD
25 911 (9.81%) SDLC
26 855 (9.21%) Oracle
27 825 (8.88%) Scrum
28 818 (8.81%) XML
29 778 (8.38%) Android
30 771 (8.30%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 327 (3.52%) Node.js
2 148 (1.59%) IIS
3 139 (1.50%) Apache
4 138 (1.49%) Apache Pig
5 122 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 114 (1.23%) JBoss
7 106 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 106 (1.14%) SAS
8 80 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 79 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 66 (0.71%) nginx
10 66 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 63 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 62 (0.67%) Confluence
13 50 (0.54%) CMS
14 40 (0.43%) Jetty
15 29 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 24 (0.26%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.24%) GlassFish
17 22 (0.24%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 315 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 78 (0.84%) MS Office
3 66 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 42 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 41 (0.44%) Simulink
7 23 (0.25%) MS Project
8 21 (0.23%) SPSS
9 20 (0.22%) TargetLink
10 19 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 13 (0.14%) 3ds Max
13 11 (0.12%) CPLEX
13 11 (0.12%) Mathematica
14 10 (0.11%) Fireworks
15 7 (0.075%) Blender
15 7 (0.075%) Maya
15 7 (0.075%) MS Visio
15 7 (0.075%) OrCAD
16 6 (0.065%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 34 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 13 (0.14%) MetaTrader
6 10 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 10 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 9 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.097%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.086%) Summit
9 7 (0.075%) Magento
9 7 (0.075%) SunGard Martini
10 6 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.054%) SDL Web 8
12 4 (0.043%) Dynamics GP
13 3 (0.032%) Global One
14 2 (0.022%) BASE24
14 2 (0.022%) RMDS
14 2 (0.022%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 204 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (1.24%) SaaS
3 113 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 84 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 73 (0.79%) GitHub
6 43 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
8 20 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.14%) IaaS
12 12 (0.13%) CloudFront
13 10 (0.11%) PaaS
14 7 (0.075%) Office 365
14 7 (0.075%) Route 53
15 6 (0.065%) Force.com
16 4 (0.043%) Heroku
17 2 (0.022%) Google Analytics
17 2 (0.022%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 661 (7.12%) TCP/IP
2 249 (2.68%) Internet
3 163 (1.75%) HTTP
4 137 (1.48%) Firewall
5 132 (1.42%) Network Security
6 104 (1.12%) Ethernet
7 93 (1.00%) Wireless
8 73 (0.79%) Bluetooth
9 67 (0.72%) LDAP
10 63 (0.68%) DNS
11 57 (0.61%) Broadband
12 51 (0.55%) RS-232
13 48 (0.52%) Multicast
14 44 (0.47%) ZigBee
15 42 (0.45%) SSL
15 42 (0.45%) VoIP
16 39 (0.42%) RS-485
17 36 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
18 35 (0.38%) 3G
18 35 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 984 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 541 (5.82%) Big Data
3 440 (4.74%) Relational Database
4 422 (4.54%) MySQL
5 373 (4.02%) Hadoop
6 324 (3.49%) NoSQL
7 247 (2.66%) MongoDB
8 226 (2.43%) RDBMS
9 168 (1.81%) Apache Hive
10 122 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
11 107 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 96 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 93 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 76 (0.82%) HBase
15 75 (0.81%) DB2
16 74 (0.80%) Oracle Database
17 56 (0.60%) Redis
18 50 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 49 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 43 (0.46%) KDB
Development Applications
1 585 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 542 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 534 (5.75%) Subversion
4 264 (2.84%) JIRA
5 250 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 232 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 202 (2.17%) NUnit
8 194 (2.09%) Selenium
9 184 (1.98%) Maven
10 161 (1.73%) JUnit
11 152 (1.64%) Eclipse
12 97 (1.04%) SpecFlow
13 80 (0.86%) Cucumber
14 78 (0.84%) MSTest
15 76 (0.82%) Ant
16 65 (0.70%) Hudson
17 62 (0.67%) Mercurial
18 57 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
19 56 (0.60%) WebDriver
20 55 (0.59%) Metasploit
General
1 2499 (26.91%) Finance
2 611 (6.58%) Banking
3 591 (6.36%) Front Office
4 526 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 457 (4.92%) Games
6 403 (4.34%) Electronics
7 253 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 240 (2.58%) Manufacturing
9 206 (2.22%) Automotive
10 191 (2.06%) Financial Institution
11 190 (2.05%) Retail
12 180 (1.94%) Marketing
13 137 (1.48%) Aerospace
14 85 (0.92%) Advertising
15 83 (0.89%) Back Office
16 73 (0.79%) Law
17 49 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 48 (0.52%) Military
19 44 (0.47%) Legal
20 43 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4997 (53.80%) Developer
2 2367 (25.48%) C++ Developer
3 2027 (21.82%) Software Engineer
4 1021 (10.99%) Software Developer
5 965 (10.39%) C++ Software Engineer
6 948 (10.21%) C# Developer
7 778 (8.38%) Java Developer
8 699 (7.53%) Senior Developer
9 545 (5.87%) C++ Software Developer
10 544 (5.86%) Graduate
11 469 (5.05%) .NET Developer
12 428 (4.61%) Python Developer
13 394 (4.24%) Senior Software Engineer
14 378 (4.07%) Junior
15 369 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
16 365 (3.93%) Senior C++ Developer
17 359 (3.87%) Embedded Engineer
18 342 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
19 330 (3.55%) C++/C# Developer
20 327 (3.52%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1905 (20.51%) .NET
2 1283 (13.81%) HTML
3 934 (10.06%) CSS
4 818 (8.81%) XML
5 764 (8.23%) STL
6 682 (7.34%) Web Services
7 539 (5.80%) ASP.NET
8 492 (5.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 453 (4.88%) jQuery
10 432 (4.65%) WPF
11 422 (4.54%) HTML5
12 381 (4.10%) AngularJS
13 344 (3.70%) WCF
14 322 (3.47%) Qt
15 274 (2.95%) J2EE
16 258 (2.78%) SOAP
17 250 (2.69%) Spring
18 229 (2.47%) REST
19 215 (2.31%) RESTful
20 204 (2.20%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2232 (24.03%) Computer Science
2 1088 (11.71%) Algorithms
3 1046 (11.26%) Mathematics
4 1031 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
5 537 (5.78%) Data Structures
6 495 (5.33%) Hedge funds
7 437 (4.70%) Physics
8 359 (3.87%) Derivative
9 356 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 294 (3.17%) Equities
11 280 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
12 272 (2.93%) Mobile App
13 251 (2.70%) Visualisation
14 241 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
15 236 (2.54%) Fixed Income
16 190 (2.05%) User Experience
17 168 (1.81%) Management Information System
18 145 (1.56%) Client/Server
19 141 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
20 139 (1.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3054 (32.88%) Linux
2 2102 (22.63%) Windows
3 1694 (18.24%) Unix
4 778 (8.38%) Android
5 635 (6.84%) Apple iOS
6 215 (2.31%) Mac OS X
7 170 (1.83%) Solaris
8 107 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
9 88 (0.95%) Windows Server
10 63 (0.68%) CentOS
10 63 (0.68%) Mac OS
10 63 (0.68%) VxWorks
11 55 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 52 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (0.46%) Windows CE
14 41 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 29 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
16 28 (0.30%) Debian
16 28 (0.30%) Windows XP
17 23 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3777 (40.67%) Software Engineering
2 2449 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 1922 (20.69%) OO
4 1479 (15.92%) Multithreading
5 920 (9.91%) TDD
6 911 (9.81%) SDLC
7 825 (8.88%) Scrum
8 770 (8.29%) OOP
9 659 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
10 627 (6.75%) OOD
11 609 (6.56%) Analytics
12 549 (5.91%) Low Latency
13 465 (5.01%) Open Source
14 445 (4.79%) Mentoring
15 439 (4.73%) UML
16 406 (4.37%) MVC
16 406 (4.37%) Unit Testing
17 380 (4.09%) Cybersecurity
18 348 (3.75%) Software Architecture
19 316 (3.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4096 (44.10%) Java
2 3740 (40.27%) C#
3 2777 (29.90%) C
4 2714 (29.22%) Python
5 2156 (23.21%) SQL
6 1757 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 771 (8.30%) Perl
8 544 (5.86%) PHP
9 528 (5.68%) Ruby
10 453 (4.88%) Objective-C
11 331 (3.56%) Scala
12 299 (3.22%) Bash Shell
12 299 (3.22%) VB
13 285 (3.07%) MATLAB
14 262 (2.82%) Embedded C
15 261 (2.81%) R
16 258 (2.78%) Embedded C++
17 210 (2.26%) Shell Script
18 171 (1.84%) VB.NET
19 161 (1.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3009 (32.40%) Degree
2 588 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 455 (4.90%) PhD
4 289 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 287 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 169 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 118 (1.27%) GIAC
8 111 (1.20%) CISSP
9 110 (1.18%) SANS
10 105 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
11 101 (1.09%) CCNA
12 94 (1.01%) MCSE
13 88 (0.95%) Linux+ Certification
14 87 (0.94%) SSCP
15 71 (0.76%) ISEB
16 58 (0.62%) CREST Certified
17 42 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
18 40 (0.43%) ISTQB
19 37 (0.40%) CEH
20 30 (0.32%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 460 (4.95%) QA
2 33 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.29%) MISRA
5 26 (0.28%) SLA
6 20 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 18 (0.19%) DO-178B
8 16 (0.17%) MISRA C
9 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 11 (0.12%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.11%) TickIT
12 6 (0.065%) FIPS 140-2
12 6 (0.065%) GAMP
12 6 (0.065%) GMP
12 6 (0.065%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.065%) SDET
13 5 (0.054%) GxP
13 5 (0.054%) ISO13485
14 4 (0.043%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 274 (2.95%) Firmware
2 74 (0.80%) Docker
3 68 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 56 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (0.44%) HDFS
6 34 (0.37%) iptables
7 30 (0.32%) Xen
8 23 (0.25%) Cygwin
9 22 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 18 (0.19%) Hyper-V
11 17 (0.18%) XenServer
12 15 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.13%) NFS
14 9 (0.097%) LXC
15 6 (0.065%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.065%) Samba
16 5 (0.054%) Kamailio
16 5 (0.054%) KVM
17 4 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.032%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 121 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 96 (1.03%) Puppet
3 70 (0.75%) Nessus
4 62 (0.67%) Nmap
5 59 (0.64%) Ansible
6 54 (0.58%) WMI
7 22 (0.24%) logstash
8 21 (0.23%) OpenVAS
9 20 (0.22%) StatsD
10 16 (0.17%) EnCase
11 13 (0.14%) Nagios
12 12 (0.13%) FTK
13 11 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.12%) yum
14 10 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
15 9 (0.097%) Salt
16 8 (0.086%) SCCM
17 7 (0.075%) HP Fortify
18 6 (0.065%) Control-M
18 6 (0.065%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 855 (9.21%) Oracle
2 705 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 162 (1.74%) Sybase
4 127 (1.37%) Google
5 124 (1.34%) IBM
6 112 (1.21%) Apple
7 106 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 102 (1.10%) VMware
9 98 (1.06%) Bloomberg
10 91 (0.98%) SAP
11 77 (0.83%) TIBCO
12 66 (0.71%) Atlassian
13 56 (0.60%) Perforce
14 52 (0.56%) Facebook
14 52 (0.56%) Intel
15 45 (0.48%) Coverity
16 43 (0.46%) Xamarin
17 38 (0.41%) Informatica
18 37 (0.40%) Progress
19 35 (0.38%) EMC
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Work + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Bonus and Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + home working
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago