The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe 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 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.73% 5.04% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 12.12% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 13
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
C++
Buckinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 99 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 50.00% 41.60% 59.87%
Number of salaries quoted 117 98 175
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

C++
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

C++ Salary Trend in High Wycombe

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (93.33%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (66.67%) UML
3 10 (66.67%) C
4 9 (60.00%) Embedded C
4 9 (60.00%) Electronics
5 7 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (26.67%) QNX
8 3 (20.00%) Firmware
8 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
8 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Altera
9 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (13.33%) C++/CLI
9 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) MFC
9 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (13.33%) IPv6
10 1 (6.67%) Subversion
10 1 (6.67%) Wireless
10 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) IPv6
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) IPv4
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) MFC
2 1 (6.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
3 1 (6.67%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C
2 9 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (13.33%) C++/CLI
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) QNX
2 3 (20.00%) Altera
3 1 (6.67%) Borland