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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 52 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.86% 5.34% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 9.22% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 43 31
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £35,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
324 499 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.35% 57.89% 58.19%
Number of salaries quoted 279 451 381
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +6 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Leicester -13 7 £48,750 -2.50%
C++
East Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (56.67%) C
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 15 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (50.00%) Video Processing
3 14 (46.67%) Degree
3 14 (46.67%) Algorithms
3 14 (46.67%) Tcl
4 13 (43.33%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) Perl
6 10 (33.33%) Image Processing
7 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (30.00%) MATLAB
8 8 (26.67%) VHDL
8 8 (26.67%) Verilog
8 8 (26.67%) Synopsys
8 8 (26.67%) Signal Processing
9 7 (23.33%) Java
10 6 (20.00%) HTML
10 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.67%) .NET
11 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 4 (13.33%) ASIC
12 4 (13.33%) PhD
12 4 (13.33%) Linux
12 4 (13.33%) CSS
12 4 (13.33%) XML
12 4 (13.33%) SQL
12 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
12 4 (13.33%) Computer Science

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Hardware Verification Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Hardware Verification Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate
7 1 (3.33%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) MFC
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) OpenCV
5 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.67%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) WPF
6 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Qt
6 1 (3.33%) Flash
6 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (46.67%) Algorithms
3 8 (26.67%) VHDL
3 8 (26.67%) Verilog
4 4 (13.33%) ASIC
4 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Physics
6 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.33%) SCADA
6 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
1 4 (13.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Video Processing
2 10 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) Signal Processing
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) OOP
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Video Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (3.33%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (3.33%) SDLC
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 14 (46.67%) Tcl
3 13 (43.33%) C#
4 12 (40.00%) Perl
5 9 (30.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (23.33%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.67%) PHP
8 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.33%) VB
9 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.33%) Ruby
9 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Synopsys
2 3 (10.00%) Cadence
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle