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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 36 13 31
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.74% 10.53% 5.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.61% 24.00% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 25
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,500 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
C++
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 150 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.10% 43.86% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 93 101 120
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

C++
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

C++ Salary Trend in Middlesex

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) WPF
3 4 (30.77%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Signal Processing
4 3 (23.08%) Node.js
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) Adobe
4 3 (23.08%) JD Edwards
5 2 (15.38%) Firmware
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) Fortran
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (23.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) LabVIEW
1 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Blend
1 2 (15.38%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Jtest
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Firebug
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) JDE Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) WPF
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) OpenMP
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Dojo
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) MFC
3 1 (7.69%) DirectX
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Verilog
2 2 (15.38%) SystemC
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) IPTV
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Signal Processing
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Memory Management
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Fortran
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
1 3 (23.08%) JD Edwards
2 2 (15.38%) Renesas
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco