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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 32 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 8 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.86% 10.90% 7.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 25.97% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 38 32
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
109 154 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 38.93% 41.96% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 52 131 140
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £31,600 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Middlesex

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (60.87%) Degree
1 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (56.52%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) Mathematics
4 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
5 9 (39.13%) HTML5
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) Electronics
8 6 (26.09%) Physics
8 6 (26.09%) Node.js
9 5 (21.74%) CSS3
9 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
9 5 (21.74%) Subversion
9 5 (21.74%) Python
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) XML
9 5 (21.74%) C
9 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (17.39%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) OO
10 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) Maven
10 4 (17.39%) JSON
10 4 (17.39%) Ajax
10 4 (17.39%) Dojo

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DVB
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Firebug
2 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 4 (17.39%) Jtest
2 4 (17.39%) Hudson
3 2 (8.70%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
3 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
General
1 7 (30.43%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Military
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.35%) JDE Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
1 9 (39.13%) HTML5
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) CSS3
3 4 (17.39%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) RESTful
3 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 4 (17.39%) Dojo
4 3 (13.04%) WebKit
5 2 (8.70%) OpenMP
6 1 (4.35%) WebGL
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) Java SE
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 11 (47.83%) Mathematics
3 7 (30.43%) Open Source
4 6 (26.09%) Physics
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
6 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.04%) DTV
8 2 (8.70%) Verilog
8 2 (8.70%) IPTV
8 2 (8.70%) Statistics
8 2 (8.70%) SystemC
8 2 (8.70%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
9 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
9 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (4.35%) Interactive TV
9 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) OOD
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Research
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.70%) Signal Processing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) C
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Fortran
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Renesas
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce