The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 28 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 13 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.58% 11.30% 5.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.85% 16.84% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 21
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £28,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
132 196 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 56.65% 67.12% 62.83%
Number of salaries quoted 124 189 231
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £24,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

C++
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

C++ Salary Trend in Ipswich

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 13 (54.17%) Java
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) C
6 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 5 (20.83%) REST
6 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Ajax
7 4 (16.67%) Google
7 4 (16.67%) Dojo
7 4 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (16.67%) Network Management
7 4 (16.67%) GWT
7 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.67%) Electronics
7 4 (16.67%) SOAP
7 4 (16.67%) HND

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) XMetaL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) MarkLogic
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C++ Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.17%) XML Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) HTML5
3 5 (20.83%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) Ajax
4 4 (16.67%) Dojo
4 4 (16.67%) GWT
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) XSL
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
5 1 (4.17%) XHTML
5 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.17%) Semantic Web
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
3 4 (16.67%) OOP
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) RDF
4 1 (4.17%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle