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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 30 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.09% 6.63% 5.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 16.44% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 22
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
99 146 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 34.02% 40.33% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 65 119 127
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 27 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Middlesex

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (70.59%) Degree
1 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 21 (61.76%) Embedded Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) Mathematics
4 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 17 (50.00%) Electronics
6 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 15 (44.12%) HTML
7 15 (44.12%) CSS
7 15 (44.12%) HTML5
8 14 (41.18%) Physics
8 14 (41.18%) Java
9 10 (29.41%) Open Source
10 9 (26.47%) C
11 7 (20.59%) Subversion
12 6 (17.65%) Node.js
12 6 (17.65%) WebKit
12 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (17.65%) DTV
12 6 (17.65%) DVB
12 6 (17.65%) C#
12 6 (17.65%) UNIX
12 6 (17.65%) Linux
12 6 (17.65%) OO
13 5 (14.71%) Web Services
13 5 (14.71%) XML
13 5 (14.71%) OOD
13 5 (14.71%) CSS3
13 5 (14.71%) Interactive TV
13 5 (14.71%) Algorithms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (17.65%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DVB
2 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Maven
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) Firebug
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.76%) Jtest
2 4 (11.76%) Hudson
3 3 (8.82%) ClearCase
4 2 (5.88%) LabVIEW
4 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 17 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (11.76%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Software Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) CSS
1 15 (44.12%) HTML
1 15 (44.12%) HTML5
2 6 (17.65%) WebKit
3 5 (14.71%) CSS3
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 4 (11.76%) RESTful
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
4 4 (11.76%) Dojo
4 4 (11.76%) REST
4 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) OpenCL
5 2 (5.88%) DirectCompute
5 2 (5.88%) OpenMP
6 1 (2.94%) WebGL
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) WPF
6 1 (2.94%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 19 (55.88%) Mathematics
3 14 (41.18%) Physics
4 10 (29.41%) Open Source
5 6 (17.65%) DTV
5 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
6 5 (14.71%) Interactive TV
7 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
8 3 (8.82%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (5.88%) Verilog
9 2 (5.88%) IPTV
9 2 (5.88%) Statistics
9 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
9 2 (5.88%) CUDA
9 2 (5.88%) SystemC
9 2 (5.88%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
10 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Embedded Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) OOD
5 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Research
7 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Logistic Regression
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) C
4 6 (17.65%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) SQL
7 2 (5.88%) Fortran
8 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco
1 4 (11.76%) Perforce
2 2 (5.88%) Renesas