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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 142 102 73
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -29
Permanent jobs citing C++ 39 52 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.04% 1.97% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 3.87% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 84
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £22,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1601 1343 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 42.84% 50.81% 57.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1084 1363
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leeds

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 49 (67.12%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) Degree
3 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.36%) Software Engineering
5 25 (34.25%) .NET
5 25 (34.25%) C#
6 23 (31.51%) PHP
6 23 (31.51%) Scrum
6 23 (31.51%) Ruby
6 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (28.77%) Python
8 20 (27.40%) UML
9 19 (26.03%) C
9 19 (26.03%) Perl
10 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
10 18 (24.66%) J2EE
10 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
10 18 (24.66%) Open Source
11 17 (23.29%) XML
12 15 (20.55%) Linux
12 15 (20.55%) Computer Science
13 14 (19.18%) WebLogic
13 14 (19.18%) SQL
13 14 (19.18%) Cisco
14 13 (17.81%) Apache
14 13 (17.81%) QA
14 13 (17.81%) WebSphere
15 12 (16.44%) Tomcat
15 12 (16.44%) Web Services
15 12 (16.44%) HTTP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (19.18%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.81%) Apache
2 13 (17.81%) WebSphere
3 12 (16.44%) Tomcat
4 11 (15.07%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.74%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.37%) WinCC
6 1 (1.37%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Line 500
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) HTTP
2 11 (15.07%) AMQP
2 11 (15.07%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) DVB
3 1 (1.37%) IPsec
3 1 (1.37%) SSH
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.44%) MySQL
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Selenium
1 11 (15.07%) Behat
1 11 (15.07%) Cucumber
2 8 (10.96%) Subversion
3 6 (8.22%) Hudson
3 6 (8.22%) Automake
3 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (5.48%) JUnit
5 4 (5.48%) NUnit
6 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.74%) Maven
8 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Graduate
2 12 (16.44%) Architect
3 11 (15.07%) Senior Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.07%) Test Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) C++ Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.59%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (8.22%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Build Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.48%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) .NET
2 18 (24.66%) J2EE
3 17 (23.29%) XML
4 12 (16.44%) Web Services
5 11 (15.07%) HTML
5 11 (15.07%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (15.07%) LAMP
5 11 (15.07%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.85%) XSD
8 3 (4.11%) Spring
8 3 (4.11%) JDBC
8 3 (4.11%) Middleware
8 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.11%) Django
9 2 (2.74%) JSP
9 2 (2.74%) Servlets
9 2 (2.74%) EJB
9 2 (2.74%) CSS
9 2 (2.74%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Open Source
2 15 (20.55%) Computer Science
3 11 (15.07%) RIA
3 11 (15.07%) Symmetrix
3 11 (15.07%) Clustering
4 10 (13.70%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.22%) Digital Media
6 4 (5.48%) Firmware
7 2 (2.74%) MPEG
8 1 (1.37%) PMI
8 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.37%) Replication
8 1 (1.37%) STB
8 1 (1.37%) SCADA
8 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.37%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) Solaris
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) AIX
4 1 (1.37%) HPUX
4 1 (1.37%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Debian
4 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Software Engineering
2 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) Scrum
3 20 (27.40%) UML
4 11 (15.07%) Project Management
4 11 (15.07%) Content Management
4 11 (15.07%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (15.07%) Network Load Balancing
4 11 (15.07%) Load Testing
4 11 (15.07%) High Availability
5 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.70%) Test Management
5 10 (13.70%) Automation Testing
6 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.59%) TDD
7 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
7 7 (9.59%) OO
7 7 (9.59%) DevOps
7 7 (9.59%) Kanban
7 7 (9.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) Java
2 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.25%) C#
4 23 (31.51%) PHP
4 23 (31.51%) Ruby
5 21 (28.77%) Python
6 19 (26.03%) Perl
6 19 (26.03%) C
7 14 (19.18%) SQL
8 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.48%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.74%) VBA
10 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.74%) COBOL
11 1 (1.37%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) VC++
11 1 (1.37%) JCL
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) HND
3 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) TickIT
2 1 (1.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.37%) Xen
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.37%) Postfix
1 1 (1.37%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (1.37%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) OpenView
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.37%) HP NNM
1 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) Cisco
3 12 (16.44%) EMC
4 11 (15.07%) F5
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) JBoss
6 2 (2.74%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) Brocade
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago