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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 20 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 53 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.69% 2.46% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 5.26% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
318 209 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 58.14% 46.65% 56.77%
Number of salaries quoted 220 177 204
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 56 (62.22%) Java
2 54 (60.00%) C#
3 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (46.67%) C
5 37 (41.11%) SQL
5 37 (41.11%) UNIX
6 34 (37.78%) Degree
7 27 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 27 (30.00%) Linux
8 26 (28.89%) Software Engineering
9 25 (27.78%) Mathematics
10 21 (23.33%) Games
10 21 (23.33%) TDD
11 20 (22.22%) Client/Server
12 16 (17.78%) OO
12 16 (17.78%) XML
13 15 (16.67%) SOAP
13 15 (16.67%) Web Services
13 15 (16.67%) Multithreading
13 15 (16.67%) Image Processing
13 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
13 15 (16.67%) Mentoring
14 13 (14.44%) OpenGL
15 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
15 12 (13.33%) AWK
15 12 (13.33%) Python
15 12 (13.33%) sed
16 11 (12.22%) Mobile Payment
16 11 (12.22%) 3D Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.11%) VTune
2 1 (1.11%) GDB
General
1 21 (23.33%) Games
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Electronics
3 2 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Developer
2 37 (41.11%) Software Developer
3 23 (25.56%) Software Engineer
3 23 (25.56%) Programmer
4 11 (12.22%) Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Analyst Programmer
5 10 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 9 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Principal Software Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Architect
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
8 5 (5.56%) Software Quality Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Lead Software Developer
8 5 (5.56%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) XML
2 15 (16.67%) SOAP
2 15 (16.67%) Web Services
3 13 (14.44%) OpenGL
4 6 (6.67%) .NET
5 5 (5.56%) WinForms
5 5 (5.56%) iOS SDK
6 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.33%) DirectX
7 3 (3.33%) HTML
7 3 (3.33%) CSS
8 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.22%) HTML5
8 2 (2.22%) SproutCore
8 2 (2.22%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.22%) Ember.js
8 2 (2.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.11%) Qt
9 1 (1.11%) RESTful
9 1 (1.11%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 20 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 11 (12.22%) Physics
4 11 (12.22%) Visualisation
4 11 (12.22%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (10.00%) GIS
7 7 (7.78%) CUDA
8 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.11%) Social Media
10 1 (1.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) UNIX
2 27 (30.00%) Linux
3 11 (12.22%) Windows
4 6 (6.67%) Android
4 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) Software Engineering
3 21 (23.33%) TDD
4 16 (17.78%) OO
5 15 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 15 (16.67%) Image Processing
5 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 15 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 11 (12.22%) 3D Visualisation
7 10 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
8 7 (7.78%) Scrum
9 5 (5.56%) OOD
10 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
11 2 (2.22%) Quality Management
11 2 (2.22%) MVC
11 2 (2.22%) OOP
11 2 (2.22%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (2.22%) Static Code Analysis
11 2 (2.22%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.22%) Java
2 54 (60.00%) C#
3 42 (46.67%) C
4 37 (41.11%) SQL
5 12 (13.33%) Python
5 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 12 (13.33%) AWK
5 12 (13.33%) sed
6 8 (8.89%) Ruby
6 8 (8.89%) Perl
7 4 (4.44%) PHP
8 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.11%) HLSL
10 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.11%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.56%) TickIT
1 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.56%) QA
1 5 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.22%) Sencha
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