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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 39 12 33
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 40 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.69% 11.73% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.66% 26.14% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 13
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 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
106 153 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.86% 44.87% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 91 97 96
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 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 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) WPF
2 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 3 (27.27%) JD Edwards
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) OpenMP
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Fortran
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (18.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) LabVIEW
1 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Blend
1 2 (18.18%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) JDE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) SystemC
2 2 (18.18%) Verilog
3 1 (9.09%) IPTV
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
1 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) Memory Management
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Fortran
3 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
1 3 (27.27%) JD Edwards
2 2 (18.18%) Renesas
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft