The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 39 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.12% 4.32% 8.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.03% 6.78% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 34
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
310 236 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 56.67% 63.78% 68.71%
Number of salaries quoted 287 217 260
Average salary £38,800 £35,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.29% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Leicestershire

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 30 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leicester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 50 (74.63%) C#
2 43 (64.18%) Software Engineering
3 38 (56.72%) Windows
4 35 (52.24%) Java
4 35 (52.24%) .NET
5 29 (43.28%) Finance
6 28 (41.79%) Oracle
6 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
6 28 (41.79%) XML
6 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
6 28 (41.79%) Android
7 27 (40.30%) Apple iOS
7 27 (40.30%) Mathematics
7 27 (40.30%) BlackBerry OS
7 27 (40.30%) Cyber Security
7 27 (40.30%) PKI
7 27 (40.30%) Web Development
7 27 (40.30%) LDAP
7 27 (40.30%) Smartcard
7 27 (40.30%) Blackberry
8 24 (35.82%) Degree
9 18 (26.87%) C
10 16 (23.88%) Python
11 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
11 14 (20.90%) Software Testing
12 13 (19.40%) OO
13 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
14 11 (16.42%) MFC
14 11 (16.42%) Regression Testing
14 11 (16.42%) Firmware

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.99%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Simulink
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.30%) LDAP
2 4 (5.97%) VoIP
2 4 (5.97%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.99%) GSM
3 2 (2.99%) UMTS
3 2 (2.99%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.43%) NUnit
2 9 (13.43%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Developer
2 30 (44.78%) C++ Developer
3 29 (43.28%) C++ Software Developer
3 29 (43.28%) Software Developer
4 21 (31.34%) Software Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Test Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.99%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) .NET
2 28 (41.79%) XML
3 11 (16.42%) MFC
4 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.48%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) JSP
6 2 (2.99%) Web Services
6 2 (2.99%) LAMP
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.49%) Direct3D
7 1 (1.49%) HTML5
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.49%) Flash
7 1 (1.49%) CSS
7 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.49%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
2 27 (40.30%) Mathematics
2 27 (40.30%) PKI
2 27 (40.30%) Smartcard
2 27 (40.30%) Blackberry
3 11 (16.42%) Firmware
4 9 (13.43%) VHDL
5 7 (10.45%) Device Driver
6 4 (5.97%) Statistics
7 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Android
3 27 (40.30%) Apple iOS
3 27 (40.30%) BlackBerry OS
4 6 (8.96%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Software Engineering
2 27 (40.30%) Cyber Security
2 27 (40.30%) Web Development
3 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
3 14 (20.90%) Software Testing
4 13 (19.40%) OO
5 11 (16.42%) Regression Testing
5 11 (16.42%) Integration Testing
6 9 (13.43%) Time Management
7 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.46%) Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.48%) Image Processing
11 2 (2.99%) UML
11 2 (2.99%) Video Processing
11 2 (2.99%) Video Analytics
11 2 (2.99%) Analytics
12 1 (1.49%) Android Development
12 1 (1.49%) Game Development
12 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (74.63%) C#
2 35 (52.24%) Java
3 18 (26.87%) C
4 16 (23.88%) Python
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.46%) PHP
5 5 (7.46%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.99%) Tcl
7 2 (2.99%) Perl
7 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.49%) Delphi
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Degree
2 9 (13.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) Perforce
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) EMC
3 1 (1.49%) MKS
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
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