The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 46 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.69% 4.29% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 7.75% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 18
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
198 258 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 47.83% 55.36% 62.26%
Number of salaries quoted 172 234 218
Average salary £35,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leicester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (90.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
7 1 (10.00%) WPF
7 1 (10.00%) Silverlight

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (10.00%) MFC
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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