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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 69 140 96
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -44
Permanent jobs citing C++ 123 43 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.47% 1.16% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.46% 2.61% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 103 37 60
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1904 1649 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 53.77% 44.44% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1317 1076
Average salary £42,500 £39,800 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.78% +13.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 5 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leeds

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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++.

1 102 (55.43%) Java
2 90 (48.91%) Software Engineering
3 78 (42.39%) C#
4 70 (38.04%) .NET
4 70 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (37.50%) PHP
6 65 (35.33%) JavaScript
7 64 (34.78%) OO
8 60 (32.61%) SQL
9 57 (30.98%) HTML
9 57 (30.98%) Linux
10 50 (27.17%) Degree
11 49 (26.63%) MySQL
12 47 (25.54%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (25.00%) CSS
14 44 (23.91%) Unit Testing
14 44 (23.91%) MongoDB
15 43 (23.37%) SQL Server
16 42 (22.83%) Python
17 40 (21.74%) Ruby
18 38 (20.65%) C
19 36 (19.57%) SDLC
20 35 (19.02%) Apple iOS
20 35 (19.02%) Android
21 34 (18.48%) HTML5
22 33 (17.93%) iOS Development
22 33 (17.93%) Microsoft
23 30 (16.30%) TDD
24 29 (15.76%) jQuery
25 28 (15.22%) Oracle

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 24 (13.04%) Node.js
2 16 (8.70%) Apache
3 6 (3.26%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.63%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.63%) IIS
5 3 (1.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (7.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.26%) IaaS
4 4 (2.17%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) Internet
2 8 (4.35%) DNS
3 4 (2.17%) HTTP
4 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.09%) LAN
4 2 (1.09%) WAN
4 2 (1.09%) SMTP
4 2 (1.09%) SAN
4 2 (1.09%) Wireless
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.54%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.63%) MySQL
2 44 (23.91%) MongoDB
3 43 (23.37%) SQL Server
4 21 (11.41%) Redis
5 16 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (7.61%) CouchDB
7 10 (5.43%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.26%) SQLite
8 6 (3.26%) Big Data
8 6 (3.26%) HBase
9 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.17%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.09%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.09%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.54%) MS Access
12 1 (0.54%) Impala
Development Applications
1 22 (11.96%) NUnit
1 22 (11.96%) MSTest
2 16 (8.70%) Maven
2 16 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.15%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.43%) Selenium
5 7 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.80%) Behat
6 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.26%) Grunt
7 5 (2.72%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.72%) Moq
7 5 (2.72%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.63%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.63%) JUnit
8 3 (1.63%) Xcode
9 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (7.61%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (7.07%) Retail
3 12 (6.52%) Games
4 6 (3.26%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (44.02%) Developer
2 55 (29.89%) Software Engineer
3 19 (10.33%) Mobile Developer
4 18 (9.78%) Software Developer
5 14 (7.61%) PHP Developer
6 13 (7.07%) C++ Developer
7 12 (6.52%) Architect
7 12 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 12 (6.52%) iOS Developer
8 11 (5.98%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.89%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (3.80%) Test Leader
11 7 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Applications Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Database Specialist
12 6 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.04%) .NET
2 57 (30.98%) HTML
3 46 (25.00%) CSS
4 34 (18.48%) HTML5
5 29 (15.76%) jQuery
6 27 (14.67%) Web Services
7 23 (12.50%) RESTful
8 21 (11.41%) Middleware
9 20 (10.87%) AngularJS
10 18 (9.78%) WPF
11 17 (9.24%) XML
12 16 (8.70%) ASP.NET
12 16 (8.70%) Symfony
13 15 (8.15%) CSS3
14 14 (7.61%) LAMP
15 13 (7.07%) COM+
15 13 (7.07%) WCF
16 12 (6.52%) Ajax
17 11 (5.98%) XSLT
18 10 (5.43%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.07%) NHS
3 12 (6.52%) iPhone
4 11 (5.98%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.98%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.43%) User Experience
6 8 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.80%) STB
7 7 (3.80%) DTV
8 6 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.72%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.72%) Animation
10 4 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.17%) Replication
11 3 (1.63%) Physics
11 3 (1.63%) RIA
11 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.09%) Online Games
12 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.98%) Linux
2 35 (19.02%) Android
2 35 (19.02%) Apple iOS
3 25 (13.59%) Windows
4 14 (7.61%) CoreOS
5 7 (3.80%) UNIX
5 7 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (3.80%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.63%) CentOS
6 3 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.63%) Debian
7 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.91%) Software Engineering
2 70 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (34.78%) OO
4 47 (25.54%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (23.91%) Unit Testing
6 36 (19.57%) SDLC
7 33 (17.93%) iOS Development
8 30 (16.30%) TDD
9 26 (14.13%) DevOps
10 22 (11.96%) BDD
11 21 (11.41%) MVC
11 21 (11.41%) Android Development
12 19 (10.33%) Scrum
13 18 (9.78%) Open Source
14 15 (8.15%) UML
14 15 (8.15%) Mobile Development
15 14 (7.61%) OO PHP
15 14 (7.61%) Memory Management
16 12 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (55.43%) Java
2 78 (42.39%) C#
3 69 (37.50%) PHP
4 65 (35.33%) JavaScript
5 60 (32.61%) SQL
6 42 (22.83%) Python
7 40 (21.74%) Ruby
8 38 (20.65%) C
9 20 (10.87%) Scala
10 16 (8.70%) Go
11 15 (8.15%) Objective-C
12 12 (6.52%) VB
12 12 (6.52%) Bash Shell
13 11 (5.98%) VB6
13 11 (5.98%) Perl
14 8 (4.35%) T-SQL
15 7 (3.80%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.63%) Groovy
17 2 (1.09%) R
17 2 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (27.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.09%) CCNP
2 2 (1.09%) CCNA
2 2 (1.09%) CCDA
2 2 (1.09%) CISSP
2 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.09%) CISA
2 2 (1.09%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) BS25999
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (7.61%) Docker
2 6 (3.26%) HDFS
3 5 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (11.41%) Puppet
1 21 (11.41%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (9.78%) Salt
3 17 (9.24%) Vagrant
4 16 (8.70%) Ansible
5 14 (7.61%) Nagios
6 4 (2.17%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.17%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.22%) Oracle
3 19 (10.33%) Apple
3 19 (10.33%) Xamarin
4 16 (8.70%) SaltStack
5 14 (7.61%) Google
5 14 (7.61%) Splunk
5 14 (7.61%) VMware
6 4 (2.17%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.17%) New Relic
7 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco
8 1 (0.54%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) Sony
8 1 (0.54%) Teradata
8 1 (0.54%) Alterian
8 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.54%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 15 days ago