The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 43 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.88% 6.52% 10.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.66% 11.30% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 29
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
Tyne and Wear

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

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
235 239 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 63.69% 57.73% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 212 212 143
Average salary £37,250 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.24% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C++
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

C++ Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C++
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 38 (95.00%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) Visualisation
3 16 (40.00%) Automotive
3 16 (40.00%) Retail
3 16 (40.00%) Kinect
3 16 (40.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 16 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 16 (40.00%) Oculus Rift
4 15 (37.50%) Games
4 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.00%) Java
6 13 (32.50%) Multithreading
6 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
7 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (27.50%) OpenGL
8 11 (27.50%) DirectX
8 11 (27.50%) 3D Graphics
8 11 (27.50%) HLSL
9 10 (25.00%) OOD
10 9 (22.50%) Python
10 9 (22.50%) PhD
10 9 (22.50%) Degree
10 9 (22.50%) API Development
10 9 (22.50%) API Design
11 8 (20.00%) .NET
12 7 (17.50%) C
13 6 (15.00%) OO
14 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 4 (10.00%) SOAP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
1 2 (5.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (40.00%) Automotive
1 16 (40.00%) Retail
2 15 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Programmer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Graphics Programmer
4 9 (22.50%) C# Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C# GUI Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (22.50%) GUI Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Tools Programmer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate
6 3 (7.50%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 11 (27.50%) DirectX
2 11 (27.50%) OpenGL
3 8 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (10.00%) JSON
4 4 (10.00%) RESTful
4 4 (10.00%) SOAP
5 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.50%) WCF
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) LINQ
7 1 (2.50%) React
7 1 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) Spring
7 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Visualisation
2 16 (40.00%) Kinect
2 16 (40.00%) Oculus Rift
3 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
4 11 (27.50%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Android
1 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) 3D Visualisation
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 13 (32.50%) Multithreading
4 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (25.00%) OOD
6 9 (22.50%) API Design
6 9 (22.50%) API Development
7 6 (15.00%) OO
8 4 (10.00%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) Workflow
9 3 (7.50%) OOP
10 2 (5.00%) Kanban
10 2 (5.00%) MVVM
11 1 (2.50%) BDD
11 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.50%) Predictive Analytics
11 1 (2.50%) SDLC
11 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) HLSL
4 9 (22.50%) Python
5 7 (17.50%) C
6 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) Ruby
8 2 (5.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
1 9 (22.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago