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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 56 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4671 5494 6866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.43% 5.31% 6.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.84% 9.90% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4067 4733 6041
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
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
52865 55503 59823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.15% 53.66% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45611 47817 53015
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -4 2085 £62,500 +4.16% 234
South East -16 1002 £42,500 - 167
East of England -18 452 £40,000 - 96
South West -7 437 £36,500 +4.28% 97
North West -9 202 £38,500 -1.28% 28
East Midlands +10 158 £40,000 -5.88% 33
Yorkshire -13 146 £40,000 +14.28% 23
West Midlands -47 113 £35,000 -6.66% 15
North East +8 68 £38,000 +1.33% 8
Midlands +6 2 £40,000 -33.33%
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4353 (45.08%) Java
2 4009 (41.52%) C#
3 3620 (37.49%) Software Engineering
4 3313 (34.31%) Degree
5 3035 (31.43%) C
6 2796 (28.96%) Linux
7 2511 (26.00%) OO
8 2498 (25.87%) Finance
9 2448 (25.35%) SQL
10 2429 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
11 2230 (23.09%) Python
12 2190 (22.68%) Computer Science
13 2144 (22.20%) Windows
14 2008 (20.80%) .NET
15 1806 (18.70%) UNIX
16 1648 (17.07%) JavaScript
17 1453 (15.05%) HTML
18 1437 (14.88%) Multithreading
19 1330 (13.77%) SQL Server
20 1199 (12.42%) Mathematics
21 1164 (12.05%) Oracle
22 1110 (11.50%) XML
23 946 (9.80%) Algorithms
24 880 (9.11%) Banking
25 844 (8.74%) Microsoft
26 837 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
27 822 (8.51%) CSS
28 817 (8.46%) Perl
29 798 (8.26%) Scrum
30 779 (8.07%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 172 (1.78%) Apache
2 127 (1.32%) Node.js
3 119 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 116 (1.20%) IIS
5 95 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 85 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 73 (0.76%) SAS
8 59 (0.61%) JBoss
9 58 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 58 (0.60%) GlassFish
10 52 (0.54%) CMS
11 44 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 40 (0.41%) MQSeries
13 38 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
14 37 (0.38%) nginx
14 37 (0.38%) Confluence
15 36 (0.37%) Apache Pig
16 35 (0.36%) OpenStack
17 28 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
18 24 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 439 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 102 (1.06%) MS Office
3 51 (0.53%) Simulink
4 42 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 39 (0.40%) SPSS
6 34 (0.35%) CPLEX
7 32 (0.33%) 3ds Max
8 23 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 22 (0.23%) Maya
10 20 (0.21%) TargetLink
11 19 (0.20%) Stateflow
12 16 (0.17%) Mathematica
13 12 (0.12%) MS Project
13 12 (0.12%) MS Visio
14 11 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 11 (0.11%) Blender
15 10 (0.10%) NASTRAN
16 9 (0.093%) CINEMA 4D
17 8 (0.083%) Doxygen
17 8 (0.083%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 24 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.23%) BASE24
3 19 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 11 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.10%) Magento
7 9 (0.093%) Agresso
8 7 (0.072%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.062%) TIBCO iProcess
9 6 (0.062%) Sage 50
9 6 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.052%) Summit
10 5 (0.052%) Adaptiv
10 5 (0.052%) RMDS
10 5 (0.052%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.041%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.041%) Tridion
12 3 (0.031%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.031%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 103 (1.07%) SaaS
2 63 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (0.43%) GitHub
5 34 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.17%) PaaS
7 11 (0.11%) Route 53
8 10 (0.10%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.072%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.052%) Force.com
10 5 (0.052%) IaaS
11 4 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.031%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.021%) Office 365
13 2 (0.021%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.010%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 469 (4.86%) TCP/IP
2 231 (2.39%) Internet
3 203 (2.10%) HTTP
4 102 (1.06%) Wireless
5 92 (0.95%) Firewall
6 86 (0.89%) Ethernet
7 75 (0.78%) GSM
8 74 (0.77%) DNS
9 64 (0.66%) LDAP
10 52 (0.54%) LTE
11 51 (0.53%) VPN
12 50 (0.52%) IPv6
13 48 (0.50%) DVB
14 44 (0.46%) SAN
14 44 (0.46%) IPv4
15 43 (0.45%) GPRS
16 42 (0.43%) VoIP
16 42 (0.43%) SSL
17 41 (0.42%) LAN
17 41 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1330 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 482 (4.99%) MySQL
3 388 (4.02%) Relational Database
4 263 (2.72%) Big Data
5 226 (2.34%) Hadoop
6 149 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 143 (1.48%) RDBMS
8 109 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 103 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 98 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 95 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 92 (0.95%) MongoDB
13 81 (0.84%) Data Mining
14 69 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
15 60 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 59 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
17 47 (0.49%) Apache Hive
18 45 (0.47%) HBase
18 45 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
19 44 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 570 (5.90%) Visual Studio
2 449 (4.65%) Subversion
3 383 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 188 (1.95%) NUnit
5 181 (1.87%) Eclipse
6 177 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 171 (1.77%) Selenium
8 166 (1.72%) JUnit
9 162 (1.68%) JIRA
10 158 (1.64%) Maven
11 106 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 106 (1.10%) GCC
12 97 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
13 85 (0.88%) GDB
14 81 (0.84%) ClearCase
15 77 (0.80%) Hudson
16 75 (0.78%) Cucumber
17 69 (0.71%) Ant
18 65 (0.67%) Bugzilla
19 53 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 2498 (25.87%) Finance
2 880 (9.11%) Banking
3 526 (5.45%) Front Office
4 488 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 426 (4.41%) Games
6 403 (4.17%) Electronics
7 397 (4.11%) Telecoms
8 263 (2.72%) Retail
9 248 (2.57%) Financial Institution
10 203 (2.10%) Aerospace
11 173 (1.79%) Manufacturing
12 171 (1.77%) Marketing
13 151 (1.56%) Automotive
14 100 (1.04%) Military
15 79 (0.82%) Law
16 71 (0.74%) Back Office
17 67 (0.69%) Multimedia
18 57 (0.59%) Advertising
19 56 (0.58%) Publishing
20 50 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5279 (54.67%) Developer
2 2160 (22.37%) Software Engineer
3 1942 (20.11%) C++ Developer
4 1204 (12.47%) Software Developer
5 715 (7.40%) C# Developer
6 673 (6.97%) Senior Developer
7 641 (6.64%) Java Developer
8 558 (5.78%) Graduate
9 510 (5.28%) Programmer
10 503 (5.21%) C++ Software Engineer
11 495 (5.13%) Analyst
12 443 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
13 401 (4.15%) Junior
14 309 (3.20%) Junior Developer
14 309 (3.20%) C++ Software Developer
15 292 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
16 291 (3.01%) .NET Developer
17 269 (2.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 266 (2.75%) Python Developer
19 256 (2.65%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2008 (20.80%) .NET
2 1453 (15.05%) HTML
3 1110 (11.50%) XML
4 822 (8.51%) CSS
5 713 (7.38%) STL
6 656 (6.79%) Web Services
7 599 (6.20%) ASP.NET
8 474 (4.91%) HTML5
9 449 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 388 (4.02%) J2EE
11 385 (3.99%) WPF
12 362 (3.75%) jQuery
13 333 (3.45%) MFC
14 317 (3.28%) WCF
15 254 (2.63%) SOAP
16 240 (2.49%) Ajax
17 238 (2.46%) Qt
18 229 (2.37%) OpenGL
19 222 (2.30%) Spring
20 203 (2.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2190 (22.68%) Computer Science
2 1199 (12.42%) Mathematics
3 946 (9.80%) Algorithms
4 837 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
5 538 (5.57%) Physics
6 358 (3.71%) Embedded Systems
7 347 (3.59%) Derivative
8 334 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 320 (3.31%) Open Source
10 315 (3.26%) Hedge funds
11 310 (3.21%) Data Structures
12 279 (2.89%) Fixed Income
13 247 (2.56%) Mobile App
14 220 (2.28%) Visualisation
15 219 (2.27%) Equities
16 214 (2.22%) User Experience
17 164 (1.70%) 3D Graphics
18 161 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
19 148 (1.53%) Client/Server
20 147 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2796 (28.96%) Linux
2 2144 (22.20%) Windows
3 1806 (18.70%) UNIX
4 717 (7.43%) Android
5 646 (6.69%) Apple iOS
6 226 (2.34%) Solaris
7 136 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
8 116 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 87 (0.90%) Windows Phone
10 64 (0.66%) HPUX
11 62 (0.64%) AIX
12 54 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 48 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 47 (0.49%) Windows 7
15 39 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 37 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (0.37%) Windows CE
18 34 (0.35%) VxWorks
19 33 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3620 (37.49%) Software Engineering
2 2511 (26.00%) OO
3 2429 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
4 1437 (14.88%) Multithreading
5 798 (8.26%) Scrum
6 779 (8.07%) TDD
7 765 (7.92%) OOD
8 729 (7.55%) OOP
9 500 (5.18%) Analytics
10 466 (4.83%) UML
11 451 (4.67%) Mentoring
12 450 (4.66%) Low Latency
13 408 (4.23%) Unit Testing
14 403 (4.17%) MVC
15 361 (3.74%) Project Management
16 327 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
17 267 (2.77%) iOS Development
18 261 (2.70%) Web Development
19 250 (2.59%) Software Architecture
20 239 (2.48%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4353 (45.08%) Java
2 4009 (41.52%) C#
3 3035 (31.43%) C
4 2448 (25.35%) SQL
5 2230 (23.09%) Python
6 1648 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 817 (8.46%) Perl
8 594 (6.15%) PHP
9 464 (4.81%) Ruby
10 383 (3.97%) Objective-C
11 370 (3.83%) VB
12 320 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 298 (3.09%) Bash Shell
14 295 (3.06%) MATLAB
15 259 (2.68%) Embedded C
16 246 (2.55%) Embedded C++
17 227 (2.35%) VB.NET
18 208 (2.15%) VBA
19 182 (1.88%) Scala
20 177 (1.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3313 (34.31%) Degree
2 487 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 402 (4.16%) PhD
4 238 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 125 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 105 (1.09%) ISEB
7 60 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 50 (0.52%) Postgraduate
9 35 (0.36%) CISSP
10 34 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (0.24%) HND
12 20 (0.21%) CEH
13 16 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 14 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (0.14%) CCNA
15 12 (0.12%) MCSE
15 12 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
17 10 (0.10%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 588 (6.09%) QA
2 119 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 36 (0.37%) SLA
4 27 (0.28%) ISO 9000
5 26 (0.27%) JTAG
5 26 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.26%) ISO 8583
7 22 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 22 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.21%) EMIR
9 14 (0.14%) DO-178B
10 13 (0.13%) Basel III
11 12 (0.12%) WAI
11 12 (0.12%) TickIT
12 9 (0.093%) IEC 61508
13 8 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 8 (0.083%) Basel II
14 7 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.062%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.041%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 181 (1.87%) Firmware
2 97 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 39 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 18 (0.19%) HDFS
7 15 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (0.16%) NFS
8 11 (0.11%) vSphere
9 9 (0.093%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.083%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.083%) Docker
10 8 (0.083%) XenApp
11 6 (0.062%) Samba
11 6 (0.062%) KVM
12 5 (0.052%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.052%) Gluster
12 5 (0.052%) Kamailio
12 5 (0.052%) Xen
12 5 (0.052%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 75 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 72 (0.75%) Puppet
3 63 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.21%) NetBackup
5 14 (0.14%) OpenView
5 14 (0.14%) Nagios
6 13 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (0.12%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.10%) Control-M
9 9 (0.093%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.072%) logstash
11 6 (0.062%) Ansible
11 6 (0.062%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.062%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.052%) Icinga
12 5 (0.052%) Netcool
12 5 (0.052%) Cacti
12 5 (0.052%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.041%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 1164 (12.05%) Oracle
2 844 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 189 (1.96%) Sybase
4 149 (1.54%) Google
5 116 (1.20%) VMware
6 110 (1.14%) HP
7 107 (1.11%) TIBCO
8 102 (1.06%) Bloomberg
9 74 (0.77%) IBM
10 69 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 65 (0.67%) Cisco
12 61 (0.63%) Twitter
13 56 (0.58%) Fidessa
14 47 (0.49%) Perforce
15 46 (0.48%) Business Objects
16 45 (0.47%) Citrix
17 43 (0.45%) Apple
18 42 (0.43%) SAP
19 41 (0.42%) EMC
20 40 (0.41%) DataSynapse
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60-75k
Posted: 57 minutes ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + +bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
ININ UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + possible relocation allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £200000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k plus fantastic bonus and more
Posted: 5 hours ago