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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 18 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 27 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.31% 4.83% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 10.53% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 10
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £51,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
135 171 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 41.54% 45.84% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85 156 131
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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++
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Middlesex

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 44 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 41 (73.21%) Degree
3 33 (58.93%) Computer Science
4 30 (53.57%) Embedded Software Development
5 29 (51.79%) Electronics
6 26 (46.43%) C
6 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
7 23 (41.07%) OO
8 21 (37.50%) OOD
9 19 (33.93%) HTTP
9 19 (33.93%) Mathematics
10 18 (32.14%) Linux
10 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
10 18 (32.14%) Military
11 17 (30.36%) Java
12 16 (28.57%) C#
13 15 (26.79%) Physics
14 14 (25.00%) Embedded C
15 12 (21.43%) HTML
15 12 (21.43%) CSS
15 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
16 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
16 11 (19.64%) ClearCase
16 11 (19.64%) Subversion
16 11 (19.64%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (19.64%) HTML5
16 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (17.86%) UML
17 10 (17.86%) Algorithms
18 8 (14.29%) OOP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) SPSS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) HTTP
2 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.50%) DVB
4 2 (3.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) ClearCase
1 11 (19.64%) Subversion
2 7 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) MSI
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (51.79%) Electronics
2 18 (32.14%) Military
3 8 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Software Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Principal Software Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (1.79%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Java Programmer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Programmer
7 1 (1.79%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) HTML
1 12 (21.43%) CSS
2 11 (19.64%) HTML5
3 6 (10.71%) WebKit
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
4 4 (7.14%) OpenCL
4 4 (7.14%) DirectCompute
5 3 (5.36%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) XSD
6 1 (1.79%) XSLT
6 1 (1.79%) Swing
6 1 (1.79%) AWT
6 1 (1.79%) WSDL
6 1 (1.79%) Java SE
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (58.93%) Computer Science
2 19 (33.93%) Mathematics
3 15 (26.79%) Physics
4 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (17.86%) Algorithms
6 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (12.50%) Open Source
6 7 (12.50%) DTV
7 6 (10.71%) Interactive TV
8 4 (7.14%) Device Driver
8 4 (7.14%) CUDA
8 4 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (5.36%) IPTV
10 2 (3.57%) Statistics
10 2 (3.57%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.79%) Handset
11 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) UNIX
4 4 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 30 (53.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 23 (41.07%) OO
4 21 (37.50%) OOD
5 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 11 (19.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (17.86%) UML
8 8 (14.29%) OOP
8 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.36%) Scrum
10 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Machine Learning
11 2 (3.57%) Logistic Regression
11 2 (3.57%) Operations Research
11 2 (3.57%) Statistical Modelling
11 2 (3.57%) Analytics
11 2 (3.57%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) C
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) C#
4 14 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.50%) MATLAB
7 6 (10.71%) Embedded C++
8 3 (5.36%) SQL
8 3 (5.36%) Python
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) Perl
10 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (73.21%) Degree
2 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Perforce
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) NCR
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle