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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 36 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.17% 5.23% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.76% 7.32% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 7
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +43.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Suffolk

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
232 205 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 66.67% 71.43% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 194 162 200
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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++
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Ipswich

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) Data Management
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) Visualisation
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 10 (34.48%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) CSS3
6 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) OpenGL
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) Qt
9 6 (20.69%) 3D Modelling
9 6 (20.69%) CUDA
9 6 (20.69%) QML
9 6 (20.69%) OpenCL
9 6 (20.69%) R
9 6 (20.69%) GLSL
9 6 (20.69%) Mathematica
9 6 (20.69%) MATLAB
10 5 (17.24%) OOP
10 5 (17.24%) OO
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) C
10 5 (17.24%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
10 5 (17.24%) Statistics
10 5 (17.24%) Analytics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
1 2 (6.90%) DVB
1 2 (6.90%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) C++ Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Graduate
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) HTML
2 12 (41.38%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) HTML5
4 10 (34.48%) CSS3
5 8 (27.59%) OpenGL
6 7 (24.14%) Qt
7 6 (20.69%) QML
7 6 (20.69%) OpenCL
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) SOAP
10 2 (6.90%) Flash
10 2 (6.90%) REST
11 1 (3.45%) CGI
11 1 (3.45%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Visualisation
2 6 (20.69%) CUDA
3 5 (17.24%) Statistics
4 3 (10.34%) BBC
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) MPEG
6 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Data Management
3 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) 3D Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) OOP
5 5 (17.24%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Signal Processing
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) Use Case
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.45%) UML
8 1 (3.45%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) MATLAB
2 6 (20.69%) R
2 6 (20.69%) GLSL
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) C
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) VC++
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Google