The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 50 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.07% 3.36% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 5.19% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
C++
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
327 366 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 67.01% 64.78% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 277 336 258
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

C++
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

C++ Salary Trend in Lancashire

C++
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +9 9 £37,000 -5.78%
Burnley -3 6 £40,000 +122.22%
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (75.76%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) Tomcat
2 16 (48.48%) J2EE
2 16 (48.48%) Hibernate
2 16 (48.48%) Subversion
2 16 (48.48%) Spring
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 12 (36.36%) C
5 12 (36.36%) CSS
5 12 (36.36%) HTML
6 11 (33.33%) Apache
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
7 9 (27.27%) C#
8 8 (24.24%) PHP
9 7 (21.21%) Internet
10 6 (18.18%) Project Management
10 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (18.18%) Sage
10 6 (18.18%) Uniface
10 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
10 6 (18.18%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) XML
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.18%) Crystal Reports

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (48.48%) Tomcat
2 11 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) OSPF
2 1 (3.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) eggPlant
2 3 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
General
1 6 (18.18%) Back Office
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) J2EE
1 16 (48.48%) Hibernate
1 16 (48.48%) Spring
2 12 (36.36%) CSS
2 12 (36.36%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) HTML5
3 6 (18.18%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Streaming Media
1 6 (18.18%) User Experience
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) New Media
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Android
1 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.18%) OOP
3 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.18%) TDD
3 6 (18.18%) Pair Programming
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
4 5 (15.15%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) C
4 9 (27.27%) C#
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
6 6 (18.18%) Uniface
6 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) Objective-C
6 6 (18.18%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Sage