The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 53 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.39% 1.23% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 2.33% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 12
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
C++
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
260 215 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 62.20% 52.83% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 249 208 191
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

C++
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

C++ Salary Trend in Leicester

C++
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leicester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for C++.

1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) WinForms
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) WPF
7 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (16.67%) Physics
8 2 (16.67%) LINQ
8 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) JIRA
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (16.67%) MVVM
9 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
9 1 (8.33%) Mobile App

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Programme Manager
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
5 1 (8.33%) IT Director
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) WinForms
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Perforce
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin