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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 27 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 50 92 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 7.19% 11.68% 11.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.92% 19.66% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49 83 62
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
387 468 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 55.68% 59.39% 67.04%
Number of salaries quoted 369 427 449
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Guildford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (52.43%) Linux
2 53 (51.46%) Java
3 42 (40.78%) Degree
4 39 (37.86%) Software Engineering
5 37 (35.92%) C
6 32 (31.07%) Windows
7 28 (27.18%) Multithreading
8 27 (26.21%) Telecoms
8 27 (26.21%) C#
9 22 (21.36%) STL
9 22 (21.36%) OO
10 20 (19.42%) Electronics
11 19 (18.45%) SQL
12 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
12 17 (16.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 16 (15.53%) Mathematics
13 16 (15.53%) Python
14 15 (14.56%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (13.59%) Physics
16 13 (12.62%) Software Testing
16 13 (12.62%) GCC
16 13 (12.62%) MATLAB
16 13 (12.62%) Bluetooth
16 13 (12.62%) Firmware
16 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
16 13 (12.62%) Oracle
17 12 (11.65%) MySQL
17 12 (11.65%) GDB
17 12 (11.65%) Mentoring
18 11 (10.68%) Ruby

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
1 2 (1.94%) Apache
1 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
1 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) Bluetooth
2 10 (9.71%) GSM
2 10 (9.71%) PBX
2 10 (9.71%) UMTS
2 10 (9.71%) RANAP
2 10 (9.71%) NFC
2 10 (9.71%) LTE
2 10 (9.71%) RTP
2 10 (9.71%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (5.83%) RFID
3 6 (5.83%) LDAP
3 6 (5.83%) Wireless
4 5 (4.85%) Software-Defined Radio
5 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.91%) 3G
6 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.94%) SCTP
8 1 (0.97%) Internet
8 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) MySQL
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) GCC
2 12 (11.65%) GDB
3 10 (9.71%) Subversion
3 10 (9.71%) Trac
4 2 (1.94%) RSpec
4 2 (1.94%) Capybara
4 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (26.21%) Telecoms
2 20 (19.42%) Electronics
3 11 (10.68%) Finance
4 7 (6.80%) Games
5 4 (3.88%) Legal
6 3 (2.91%) Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Military
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Developer
2 29 (28.16%) Software Engineer
3 23 (22.33%) C++ Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Systems Support
7 8 (7.77%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Programmer
8 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Systems Support Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Electronics Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Junior
11 4 (3.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) C++ Software Developer
12 3 (2.91%) C++ Programmer
12 3 (2.91%) C++/Java Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Lead Programmer
12 3 (2.91%) C++ Games Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.36%) STL
2 17 (16.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (9.71%) XML
3 10 (9.71%) HTML
3 10 (9.71%) .NET
4 8 (7.77%) Regular Expression
5 7 (6.80%) Unreal Engine
6 6 (5.83%) MFC
7 5 (4.85%) Web Services
7 5 (4.85%) CSS
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.97%) Django
9 1 (0.97%) Swing
9 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Mathematics
2 15 (14.56%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (13.59%) Physics
4 10 (9.71%) Smartcard
4 10 (9.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (8.74%) VHDL
6 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
6 8 (7.77%) User Experience
6 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (7.77%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.91%) Equities
7 3 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.94%) Open Source
9 1 (0.97%) SCADA
9 1 (0.97%) DTV
9 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.97%) PMI
9 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (52.43%) Linux
2 32 (31.07%) Windows
3 11 (10.68%) UNIX
4 10 (9.71%) Android
4 10 (9.71%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Software Engineering
2 28 (27.18%) Multithreading
3 22 (21.36%) OO
4 13 (12.62%) Software Testing
5 12 (11.65%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.71%) Computer Security
7 9 (8.74%) Digital Signal Processing
7 9 (8.74%) Signal Processing
7 9 (8.74%) OOD
8 8 (7.77%) Project Management
9 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.83%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (5.83%) Android Development
9 6 (5.83%) iOS Development
10 5 (4.85%) Low Latency
10 5 (4.85%) Business Development
10 5 (4.85%) Information Security
11 4 (3.88%) ITIL
11 4 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.88%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.46%) Java
2 37 (35.92%) C
3 27 (26.21%) C#
4 19 (18.45%) SQL
5 16 (15.53%) Python
6 13 (12.62%) MATLAB
6 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.68%) Ruby
8 10 (9.71%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.77%) AWK
9 8 (7.77%) Perl
9 8 (7.77%) sed
10 6 (5.83%) Embedded C
11 5 (4.85%) VB
12 4 (3.88%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.91%) VB6
14 2 (1.94%) VC++
15 1 (0.97%) Tcl
15 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (40.78%) Degree
2 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.68%) PhD
4 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.97%) HNC
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Firmware
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle
2 10 (9.71%) Cisco
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) BT
4 3 (2.91%) Atmel
5 2 (1.94%) F5
5 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.94%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.94%) Perforce
5 2 (1.94%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.94%) Intel
5 2 (1.94%) Lotus
5 2 (1.94%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) Agilent
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