The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 37 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.16% 3.55% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 6.82% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
C++
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Programming Languages Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 88 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 37.60% 52.07% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 79
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

C++
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Farnborough region.

C++ Salary Trend in Farnborough

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 14 (87.50%) C
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) WinForms
7 3 (18.75%) WPF
8 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) COM
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) XSD
8 2 (12.50%) XSLT
9 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) IPv4
2 1 (6.25%) IPv6
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Support
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WinForms
1 3 (18.75%) WPF
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) COM
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XSD
2 2 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (6.25%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) CAD
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft