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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 42 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.76% 6.51% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 9.23% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 12
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
205 379 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.11% 70.45% 66.56%
Number of salaries quoted 191 335 181
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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++
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leicester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 29 (80.56%) Windows
1 29 (80.56%) Software Engineering
2 27 (75.00%) C#
3 26 (72.22%) Android
4 24 (66.67%) Java
4 24 (66.67%) .NET
4 24 (66.67%) Finance
5 23 (63.89%) Web Development
5 23 (63.89%) Computer Science
5 23 (63.89%) Apple iOS
6 22 (61.11%) BlackBerry OS
6 22 (61.11%) Cyber Security
6 22 (61.11%) Mathematics
6 22 (61.11%) PKI
6 22 (61.11%) XML
6 22 (61.11%) Oracle
6 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 22 (61.11%) LDAP
6 22 (61.11%) Smartcard
6 22 (61.11%) Blackberry
7 10 (27.78%) Degree
8 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
9 5 (13.89%) Image Processing
9 5 (13.89%) MATLAB
9 5 (13.89%) Python
9 5 (13.89%) C
10 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
11 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
11 3 (8.33%) HTML
11 3 (8.33%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 23 (63.89%) Software Developer
3 23 (63.89%) C++ Software Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) MFC
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) STL
5 1 (2.78%) Direct3D
5 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.78%) Swing
5 1 (2.78%) AWT
5 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.78%) DirectX
5 1 (2.78%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.78%) WPF
5 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Computer Science
2 22 (61.11%) PKI
2 22 (61.11%) Mathematics
2 22 (61.11%) Smartcard
2 22 (61.11%) Blackberry
3 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.56%) VHDL
5 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Android
3 23 (63.89%) Apple iOS
4 22 (61.11%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Software Engineering
2 23 (63.89%) Web Development
3 22 (61.11%) Cyber Security
4 5 (13.89%) Image Processing
5 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) Video Processing
7 2 (5.56%) Video Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Line Management
8 1 (2.78%) Android Development
8 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Business Development
8 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) C
3 5 (13.89%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) MATLAB
4 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.56%) Tcl
6 1 (2.78%) Delphi
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) EMC
2 1 (2.78%) Perforce
2 1 (2.78%) Xilinx