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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 50 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.22% 5.11% 4.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 9.03% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 15
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
203 310 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 49.51% 56.57% 63.69%
Number of salaries quoted 177 287 216
Average salary £35,000 £38,800 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.79% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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++
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 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leicester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
6 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) PKI
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) MFC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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