The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 10.34% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 34.48% 33.33% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

C++
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

C++ Salary Trend in the Home Counties

C++
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) HP