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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 56 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.70% 7.58% 8.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 12.57% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 39 32
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
230 342 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 53.99% 60.32% 66.41%
Number of salaries quoted 200 303 236
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) LDAP
6 7 (50.00%) Smartcard
6 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) XML
6 7 (50.00%) PKI
6 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (50.00%) Web Development
6 7 (50.00%) Android
6 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
6 7 (50.00%) Cyber Security
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
9 1 (7.14%) QA
9 1 (7.14%) Selenium
9 1 (7.14%) WPF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
2 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 7 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) MFC
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (50.00%) PKI
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Android
2 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Web Development
2 7 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft