The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 25 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 57 107 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 8.09% 11.86% 8.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.12% 21.88% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 52 103 61
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
Surrey

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

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
377 489 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 53.48% 54.21% 59.30%
Number of salaries quoted 341 456 479
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

C++
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

C++ Salary Trend in Guildford

C++
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Guildford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 53 (49.53%) Java
2 35 (32.71%) Linux
3 33 (30.84%) Software Engineering
4 31 (28.97%) C
4 31 (28.97%) Windows
5 29 (27.10%) Degree
6 27 (25.23%) Telecoms
6 27 (25.23%) C#
7 25 (23.36%) STL
8 22 (20.56%) Python
9 21 (19.63%) Ruby
10 20 (18.69%) SQL
11 19 (17.76%) Electronics
12 15 (14.02%) Oracle
12 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
12 15 (14.02%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (13.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 14 (13.08%) .NET
14 13 (12.15%) OO
14 13 (12.15%) Bluetooth
14 13 (12.15%) Android
14 13 (12.15%) Multithreading
15 12 (11.21%) Computer Security
15 12 (11.21%) NFC
15 12 (11.21%) Apple iOS
15 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.21%) Smartcard
15 12 (11.21%) XML
15 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
16 11 (10.28%) Finance

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) Bluetooth
2 12 (11.21%) NFC
3 8 (7.48%) Wireless
3 8 (7.48%) Software-Defined Radio
4 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.61%) GSM
5 6 (5.61%) LDAP
5 6 (5.61%) RANAP
5 6 (5.61%) LTE
5 6 (5.61%) UMTS
5 6 (5.61%) RTP
5 6 (5.61%) RFID
5 6 (5.61%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (4.67%) Asterisk PBX
6 5 (4.67%) PBX
7 3 (2.80%) SCTP
8 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.93%) WAN
9 1 (0.93%) LAN
9 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) MySQL
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Subversion
1 7 (6.54%) GCC
2 6 (5.61%) GDB
3 5 (4.67%) Trac
4 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (25.23%) Telecoms
2 19 (17.76%) Electronics
3 11 (10.28%) Finance
4 7 (6.54%) Games
5 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.74%) Legal
7 3 (2.80%) Marketing
8 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.93%) Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (55.14%) Developer
2 36 (33.64%) C++ Developer
3 30 (28.04%) Software Engineer
4 14 (13.08%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.21%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) Graduate
6 11 (10.28%) Junior
7 10 (9.35%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Systems Support
8 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
8 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Systems Support Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 8 (7.48%) C++ Software Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Junior Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Programmer
10 7 (6.54%) FPGA Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) Senior Support Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.36%) STL
2 14 (13.08%) .NET
2 14 (13.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (11.21%) XML
4 7 (6.54%) Web Services
5 6 (5.61%) MFC
5 6 (5.61%) Regular Expression
5 6 (5.61%) HTML
5 6 (5.61%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (5.61%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (3.74%) CSS
6 4 (3.74%) JSP
7 1 (0.93%) Swing
7 1 (0.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (11.21%) Smartcard
3 11 (10.28%) VHDL
3 11 (10.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (9.35%) Physics
5 9 (8.41%) Mathematics
6 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.61%) User Experience
8 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.80%) Equities
9 3 (2.80%) DTV
10 2 (1.87%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.93%) SCADA
11 1 (0.93%) Verilog
11 1 (0.93%) iPhone
11 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.71%) Linux
2 31 (28.97%) Windows
3 13 (12.15%) Android
4 12 (11.21%) Apple iOS
5 11 (10.28%) UNIX
6 7 (6.54%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.61%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) Software Engineering
2 13 (12.15%) OO
2 13 (12.15%) Multithreading
3 12 (11.21%) Computer Security
4 10 (9.35%) Information Security
5 9 (8.41%) Software Testing
6 8 (7.48%) Digital Signal Processing
6 8 (7.48%) Signal Processing
7 7 (6.54%) Android Development
7 7 (6.54%) iOS Development
7 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.61%) Project Management
9 5 (4.67%) ITSM
9 5 (4.67%) ITIL
10 4 (3.74%) Integration Testing
11 3 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.80%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.80%) Data Modelling
11 3 (2.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.53%) Java
2 31 (28.97%) C
3 27 (25.23%) C#
4 22 (20.56%) Python
5 21 (19.63%) Ruby
6 20 (18.69%) SQL
7 8 (7.48%) VB
7 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.48%) Perl
7 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.54%) VB6
8 7 (6.54%) PHP
9 5 (4.67%) AWK
9 5 (4.67%) sed
10 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.74%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.80%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.87%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (27.10%) Degree
2 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.48%) PhD
5 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.87%) PMP
6 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.93%) HNC
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Oracle
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.61%) Cisco
4 4 (3.74%) Lotus
4 4 (3.74%) JD Edwards
4 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.74%) LANDesk
4 4 (3.74%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.87%) EMC
6 2 (1.87%) Sage
6 2 (1.87%) Epicor
6 2 (1.87%) F5
6 2 (1.87%) BT
6 2 (1.87%) Cadence
7 1 (0.93%) Atmel
7 1 (0.93%) Intel
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