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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 25 23 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 38 48 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.57% 8.73% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.57% 16.38% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
244 293 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 61.46% 53.27% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 223 221 191
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 62 (73.81%) C#
2 53 (63.10%) Software Engineering
3 41 (48.81%) Computer Science
4 40 (47.62%) Degree
5 39 (46.43%) Java
6 36 (42.86%) Games
7 35 (41.67%) Mathematics
8 34 (40.48%) 3D Graphics
8 34 (40.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 30 (35.71%) Multithreading
10 28 (33.33%) PhD
11 26 (30.95%) OpenGL
11 26 (30.95%) DirectX
11 26 (30.95%) HLSL
12 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (25.00%) Physics
14 20 (23.81%) Visualisation
15 19 (22.62%) C
15 19 (22.62%) Algorithms
16 18 (21.43%) 3D Programming
17 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 13 (15.48%) .NET
19 12 (14.29%) HTML
19 12 (14.29%) CSS
19 12 (14.29%) Scrum
20 11 (13.10%) HTML5
20 11 (13.10%) Android
20 11 (13.10%) CSS3
21 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
21 9 (10.71%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (5.95%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.19%) GPRS
2 1 (1.19%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) MySQL
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) DB2
3 2 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JUnit
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Redmine
4 1 (1.19%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.19%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.19%) JMeter
General
1 36 (42.86%) Games
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (53.57%) Software Engineer
2 30 (35.71%) Developer
3 24 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (20.24%) Software Developer
5 12 (14.29%) Programmer
6 11 (13.10%) C++ Developer
7 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 8 (9.52%) C++ Programmer
7 8 (9.52%) Software Programmer
7 8 (9.52%) Graphics Programmer
7 8 (9.52%) Graphics Developer
8 7 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Graduate
11 3 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 2 (2.38%) Java Software Developer
12 2 (2.38%) Software Tester
12 2 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 26 (30.95%) OpenGL
2 26 (30.95%) DirectX
3 13 (15.48%) .NET
4 12 (14.29%) CSS
4 12 (14.29%) HTML
5 11 (13.10%) HTML5
5 11 (13.10%) CSS3
6 5 (5.95%) iOS SDK
6 5 (5.95%) JMS
6 5 (5.95%) J2EE
7 1 (1.19%) Web Services
7 1 (1.19%) XML
7 1 (1.19%) WinForms
7 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.19%) WCF
7 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (48.81%) Computer Science
2 35 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 34 (40.48%) 3D Graphics
4 21 (25.00%) Physics
5 20 (23.81%) Visualisation
6 19 (22.62%) Algorithms
7 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
8 5 (5.95%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (5.95%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (2.38%) CUDA
9 2 (2.38%) Kinect
10 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Android
2 6 (7.14%) UNIX
2 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
3 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.10%) Software Engineering
2 30 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.43%) 3D Programming
5 12 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) OO
6 9 (10.71%) Web Development
7 8 (9.52%) SDLC
8 7 (8.33%) API Development
8 7 (8.33%) API Design
8 7 (8.33%) OOD
9 6 (7.14%) OOP
9 6 (7.14%) Android Development
9 6 (7.14%) Mobile Development
10 5 (5.95%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.95%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.95%) RUP
10 5 (5.95%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (3.57%) Open Source
12 2 (2.38%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 62 (73.81%) C#
2 39 (46.43%) Java
3 26 (30.95%) HLSL
4 19 (22.62%) C
5 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.71%) Perl
6 9 (10.71%) PHP
6 9 (10.71%) SQL
6 9 (10.71%) PHP5
6 9 (10.71%) Scala
7 8 (9.52%) GLSL
8 5 (5.95%) Python
8 5 (5.95%) Ada
9 4 (4.76%) Groovy
10 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.19%) Delphi
11 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.19%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) Fortran
11 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (47.62%) Degree
2 28 (33.33%) PhD
3 2 (2.38%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (5.95%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (5.95%) Pega
3 1 (1.19%) BT
3 1 (1.19%) Sybase
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago