The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 130 127 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -45
Permanent jobs citing C++ 55 41 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.50% 1.32% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 2.60% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 72
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1734 1578 1619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 47.43% 50.84% 57.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1315 1455
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

C++
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

C++ Salary Trend in Leeds

C++
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leeds

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 68 (73.12%) Java
2 39 (41.94%) Degree
3 35 (37.63%) C#
4 34 (36.56%) SQL
5 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (30.11%) Ruby
7 27 (29.03%) .NET
8 26 (27.96%) Web Services
8 26 (27.96%) Python
9 25 (26.88%) JavaScript
9 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
10 22 (23.66%) PHP
11 19 (20.43%) XML
12 18 (19.35%) Mathematics
13 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
13 17 (18.28%) MySQL
13 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
13 17 (18.28%) Linux
14 16 (17.20%) UML
14 16 (17.20%) C
15 15 (16.13%) HTML
16 14 (15.05%) Perl
17 13 (13.98%) Scrum
17 13 (13.98%) Open Source
17 13 (13.98%) Mobile App
18 12 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
18 12 (12.90%) QA
19 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
19 11 (11.83%) Apache
19 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (11.83%) Apache
2 9 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.60%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (7.53%) Node.js
5 5 (5.38%) nginx
5 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.38%) SAS
6 3 (3.23%) IIS
7 2 (2.15%) JBoss
7 2 (2.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) GitHub
3 4 (4.30%) Route 53
3 4 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) Internet
2 7 (7.53%) HTTP
2 7 (7.53%) AMQP
3 5 (5.38%) SAN
3 5 (5.38%) LAN
3 5 (5.38%) WAN
4 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.30%) DNS
5 3 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) MySQL
1 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.53%) Redis
3 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.38%) MS Access
4 4 (4.30%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.23%) SimpleDB
5 3 (3.23%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Big Data
6 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (6.45%) NUnit
4 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.38%) MSTest
5 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.23%) Behat
5 3 (3.23%) Selenium
6 2 (2.15%) Maven
7 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.08%) JUnit
General
1 8 (8.60%) Games
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (62.37%) Developer
2 13 (13.98%) C++ Developer
3 12 (12.90%) Graduate
3 12 (12.90%) Software Developer
3 12 (12.90%) C++ Software Developer
4 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Architect
5 9 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.53%) Games Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Games Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Android Developer
9 5 (5.38%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.03%) .NET
2 26 (27.96%) Web Services
3 19 (20.43%) XML
4 15 (16.13%) HTML
5 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.75%) J2EE
6 10 (10.75%) REST
7 9 (9.68%) LAMP
8 7 (7.53%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (6.45%) XSD
10 5 (5.38%) COM+
10 5 (5.38%) UIKit
11 4 (4.30%) CSS
12 3 (3.23%) WSDL
12 3 (3.23%) Django
13 2 (2.15%) WCF
13 2 (2.15%) CSS3
13 2 (2.15%) Spring
13 2 (2.15%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Mathematics
2 13 (13.98%) Open Source
2 13 (13.98%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.53%) RIA
5 7 (7.53%) Symmetrix
5 7 (7.53%) Clustering
5 7 (7.53%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.30%) User Experience
7 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.15%) NHS
9 1 (1.08%) Replication
9 1 (1.08%) Physics
9 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 8 (8.60%) Android
2 8 (8.60%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.53%) Solaris
4 6 (6.45%) Windows
5 3 (3.23%) UNIX
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
3 16 (17.20%) UML
4 13 (13.98%) Scrum
5 12 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.75%) OO
7 10 (10.75%) DevOps
7 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.60%) Android Development
8 8 (8.60%) iOS Development
8 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.60%) Project Management
9 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.53%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.53%) Content Management
9 7 (7.53%) Load Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.53%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 68 (73.12%) Java
2 35 (37.63%) C#
3 34 (36.56%) SQL
4 28 (30.11%) Ruby
5 26 (27.96%) Python
6 25 (26.88%) JavaScript
7 22 (23.66%) PHP
8 16 (17.20%) C
9 14 (15.05%) Perl
10 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
10 8 (8.60%) Objective-C
11 7 (7.53%) Bash Shell
12 6 (6.45%) VBA
13 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
14 3 (3.23%) Embedded C
15 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (41.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) PhD
2 1 (1.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Firmware
2 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.08%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Puppet
2 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.30%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco
3 7 (7.53%) F5
3 7 (7.53%) EMC
4 5 (5.38%) Alterian
5 3 (3.23%) Percona
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago