The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 32 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.57% 0.85% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 2.52% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +22.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
C++
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 119 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 31.03% 33.90% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 44
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

C++
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

C++ Salary Trend in Halifax

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NCR
2 1 (50.00%) PL/1
2 1 (50.00%) EMV
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EMV
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/1
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) NCR
1 1 (50.00%) VocaLink