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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 42 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.05% 5.06% 7.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 7.99% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 25
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
216 338 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 54.82% 63.30% 66.11%
Number of salaries quoted 189 295 233
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in 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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (85.19%) C#
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
3 21 (77.78%) Android
3 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 19 (70.37%) Java
4 19 (70.37%) Apple iOS
4 19 (70.37%) Web Development
5 18 (66.67%) Mathematics
5 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 18 (66.67%) PKI
5 18 (66.67%) BlackBerry OS
5 18 (66.67%) Cyber Security
5 18 (66.67%) Oracle
5 18 (66.67%) XML
5 18 (66.67%) Finance
5 18 (66.67%) LDAP
5 18 (66.67%) Smartcard
5 18 (66.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (7.41%) Image Processing
7 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) HTML
8 1 (3.70%) JavaScript

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) Software Developer
2 19 (70.37%) C++ Developer
2 19 (70.37%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) MFC
5 1 (3.70%) Swing
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) STL
5 1 (3.70%) Cocoa
5 1 (3.70%) AWT
5 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 18 (66.67%) PKI
1 18 (66.67%) Smartcard
1 18 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Android
3 19 (70.37%) Apple iOS
4 18 (66.67%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 19 (70.37%) Web Development
3 18 (66.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle