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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 140 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 41 53 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 2.01% 3.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 3.91% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 76
Average salary £45,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1632 1354 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 43.11% 51.33% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1094 1316
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £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 22 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leeds

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 51 (66.23%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) Software Engineering
2 30 (38.96%) Degree
3 28 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 25 (32.47%) .NET
4 25 (32.47%) C#
5 23 (29.87%) PHP
5 23 (29.87%) Scrum
5 23 (29.87%) Ruby
5 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.57%) C
7 21 (27.27%) Python
7 21 (27.27%) Open Source
8 20 (25.97%) UML
9 19 (24.68%) Perl
10 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
10 18 (23.38%) J2EE
10 18 (23.38%) Linux
11 17 (22.08%) XML
11 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
12 15 (19.48%) SQL
12 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
13 14 (18.18%) Apache
13 14 (18.18%) Cisco
14 13 (16.88%) HTTP
14 13 (16.88%) Tomcat
14 13 (16.88%) WebLogic
14 13 (16.88%) QA
15 12 (15.58%) WebSphere
15 12 (15.58%) Web Services

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (18.18%) Apache
2 13 (16.88%) Tomcat
2 13 (16.88%) WebLogic
3 12 (15.58%) WebSphere
4 11 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.60%) CICS
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.30%) WinCC
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Line 500
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) HTTP
2 11 (14.29%) Internet
2 11 (14.29%) AMQP
3 4 (5.19%) DVB
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) CTI
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) IPsec
4 1 (1.30%) SSH
4 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) MySQL
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Selenium
1 11 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 11 (14.29%) Behat
2 9 (11.69%) Subversion
3 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.79%) Automake
3 6 (7.79%) Hudson
4 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (5.19%) NUnit
5 4 (5.19%) JUnit
6 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.30%) Maven
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Electronics
3 4 (5.19%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Graduate
3 12 (15.58%) Architect
4 11 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Build Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) .NET
2 18 (23.38%) J2EE
3 17 (22.08%) XML
4 12 (15.58%) Web Services
5 11 (14.29%) LAMP
5 11 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (12.99%) HTML
7 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.79%) Middleware
9 5 (6.49%) XSD
10 4 (5.19%) GStreamer
11 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.90%) Spring
11 3 (3.90%) Django
12 2 (2.60%) JDBC
13 1 (1.30%) ODBC
13 1 (1.30%) JSP
13 1 (1.30%) Servlets
13 1 (1.30%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Open Source
2 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.29%) Symmetrix
3 11 (14.29%) Clustering
3 11 (14.29%) RIA
4 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.79%) Digital Media
6 5 (6.49%) MPEG
7 4 (5.19%) STB
7 4 (5.19%) Firmware
8 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.30%) PMI
8 1 (1.30%) Replication
8 1 (1.30%) IVR
8 1 (1.30%) SCADA
8 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.30%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Solaris
3 4 (5.19%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) AIX
6 1 (1.30%) UNIX
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.30%) HPUX
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Debian
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Software Engineering
2 23 (29.87%) Scrum
2 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) UML
4 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 11 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 11 (14.29%) Content Management
4 11 (14.29%) High Availability
4 11 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Automation Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Test Management
5 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.99%) OO
6 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.09%) TDD
7 7 (9.09%) Kanban
7 7 (9.09%) BDD
7 7 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) Java
2 28 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.47%) C#
4 23 (29.87%) PHP
4 23 (29.87%) Ruby
5 22 (28.57%) C
6 21 (27.27%) Python
7 19 (24.68%) Perl
8 15 (19.48%) SQL
9 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.19%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.90%) COBOL
11 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.60%) JCL
12 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.60%) VBA
13 1 (1.30%) VB
13 1 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) HND
3 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) TickIT
2 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Xen
1 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.30%) RHEV
1 1 (1.30%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (1.30%) Postfix
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) OpenView
1 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.30%) HP NNM
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.30%) Salt
1 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) Cisco
3 12 (15.58%) EMC
4 11 (14.29%) F5
5 8 (10.39%) Oracle
6 3 (3.90%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
8 1 (1.30%) JBoss
8 1 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) Sage
8 1 (1.30%) Brocade
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago