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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 36 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 21 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.05% 5.29% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.25% 8.17% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 18
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
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
227 257 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 54.57% 64.74% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 210 242 210
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leicester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 43 (70.49%) C#
2 40 (65.57%) Software Engineering
3 37 (60.66%) Windows
4 32 (52.46%) Java
5 31 (50.82%) .NET
6 27 (44.26%) Finance
6 27 (44.26%) Android
7 26 (42.62%) Computer Science
7 26 (42.62%) Web Development
7 26 (42.62%) Oracle
8 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
8 25 (40.98%) XML
8 25 (40.98%) LDAP
8 25 (40.98%) Smartcard
8 25 (40.98%) Blackberry
8 25 (40.98%) Mathematics
8 25 (40.98%) PKI
8 25 (40.98%) Apple iOS
8 25 (40.98%) BlackBerry OS
8 25 (40.98%) Cyber Security
9 23 (37.70%) Degree
10 14 (22.95%) Python
10 14 (22.95%) C
10 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
10 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
11 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
11 11 (18.03%) OO
12 10 (16.39%) MFC
13 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (14.75%) Time Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (3.28%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) LDAP
2 4 (6.56%) VoIP
2 4 (6.56%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.28%) GSM
3 2 (3.28%) UMTS
3 2 (3.28%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.11%) NUnit
2 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) Hudson
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Developer
2 28 (45.90%) C++ Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Software Developer
3 27 (44.26%) C++ Software Developer
4 20 (32.79%) Software Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Test Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Support
9 2 (3.28%) Programmer
9 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Support Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior C++ Developer
10 1 (1.64%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) .NET
2 25 (40.98%) XML
3 10 (16.39%) MFC
4 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.56%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) LAMP
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
5 2 (3.28%) Web Services
6 1 (1.64%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.64%) Direct3D
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5
6 1 (1.64%) Swing
6 1 (1.64%) AWT
6 1 (1.64%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.64%) DirectX
6 1 (1.64%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Computer Science
2 25 (40.98%) Smartcard
2 25 (40.98%) Blackberry
2 25 (40.98%) Mathematics
2 25 (40.98%) PKI
3 9 (14.75%) Firmware
3 9 (14.75%) VHDL
4 7 (11.48%) Device Driver
5 4 (6.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Android
3 25 (40.98%) Apple iOS
3 25 (40.98%) BlackBerry OS
4 5 (8.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Software Engineering
2 26 (42.62%) Web Development
3 25 (40.98%) Cyber Security
4 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
4 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
5 11 (18.03%) OO
6 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.75%) Time Management
6 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
6 9 (14.75%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
8 4 (6.56%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.56%) Image Processing
9 2 (3.28%) UML
9 2 (3.28%) Video Processing
9 2 (3.28%) Video Analytics
9 2 (3.28%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.28%) Analytics
9 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 14 (22.95%) Python
3 14 (22.95%) C
4 4 (6.56%) MATLAB
4 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.92%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 3 (4.92%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.28%) Tcl
7 1 (1.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Perforce
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.64%) EMC
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