The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 56 30 51
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 66 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.58% 6.87% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.54% 11.72% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 62 31
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
C++
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
325 563 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.49% 58.58% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 273 522 365
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

C++
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Leicestershire region.

C++ Salary Trend in Leicestershire

C++
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

C++
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough +8 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Leicester -12 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
C++
East Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 19 (61.29%) C
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 15 (48.39%) Video Processing
4 14 (45.16%) Algorithms
4 14 (45.16%) Tcl
4 14 (45.16%) C#
5 13 (41.94%) Degree
6 12 (38.71%) Perl
7 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 10 (32.26%) Image Processing
8 9 (29.03%) MATLAB
9 8 (25.81%) VHDL
9 8 (25.81%) Verilog
9 8 (25.81%) Synopsys
9 8 (25.81%) Signal Processing
10 7 (22.58%) Java
11 6 (19.35%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
12 5 (16.13%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.13%) XML
12 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
12 5 (16.13%) Android
13 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
13 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
13 4 (12.90%) ASIC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (6.45%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Hardware Verification Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Hardware Verification Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) MFC
4 2 (6.45%) OpenCV
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) WinForms
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) WPF
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Qt
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (45.16%) Algorithms
3 8 (25.81%) VHDL
3 8 (25.81%) Verilog
4 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.90%) ASIC
6 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (6.45%) PKI
6 2 (6.45%) Smartcard
6 2 (6.45%) SCADA
7 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Video Processing
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) Image Processing
3 8 (25.81%) Signal Processing
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.45%) Video Analytics
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (3.23%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.23%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 14 (45.16%) C#
3 14 (45.16%) Tcl
4 12 (38.71%) Perl
5 9 (29.03%) MATLAB
6 7 (22.58%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.23%) VB
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Synopsys
2 3 (9.68%) Cadence
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
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