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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 17 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 50 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.99% 2.53% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.03% 5.14% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 18
Average salary £30,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.23% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
312 214 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 56.12% 49.20% 57.88%
Number of salaries quoted 209 180 227
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 55 (65.48%) C#
2 47 (55.95%) Java
3 46 (54.76%) C
4 39 (46.43%) UNIX
5 37 (44.05%) SQL
6 34 (40.48%) Degree
7 28 (33.33%) Linux
8 27 (32.14%) Software Engineering
9 21 (25.00%) TDD
10 20 (23.81%) Games
10 20 (23.81%) Client/Server
11 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (19.05%) Computer Science
12 16 (19.05%) XML
13 15 (17.86%) SOAP
13 15 (17.86%) Web Services
13 15 (17.86%) Multithreading
13 15 (17.86%) Image Processing
13 15 (17.86%) Waterfall
13 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
14 14 (16.67%) Mathematics
14 14 (16.67%) OO
15 13 (15.48%) OpenGL
16 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
16 12 (14.29%) AWK
16 12 (14.29%) Windows
16 12 (14.29%) sed
17 11 (13.10%) 3D Visualisation
17 11 (13.10%) Physics
17 11 (13.10%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.38%) MQSeries
1 2 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Intranet
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.19%) VTune
3 1 (1.19%) GDB
General
1 20 (23.81%) Games
2 4 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (47.62%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) Software Developer
3 23 (27.38%) Programmer
4 20 (23.81%) Software Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Analyst Programmer
5 11 (13.10%) Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) C++ Software Developer
6 9 (10.71%) C++ Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.95%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Java Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Lead Software Developer
9 5 (5.95%) SQL Programmer
10 3 (3.57%) Principal Software Developer
10 3 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) XML
2 15 (17.86%) SOAP
2 15 (17.86%) Web Services
3 13 (15.48%) OpenGL
4 6 (7.14%) .NET
5 5 (5.95%) WinForms
6 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.57%) DirectX
7 3 (3.57%) HTML
7 3 (3.57%) CSS
8 2 (2.38%) J2EE
8 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.38%) JMS
8 2 (2.38%) RESTful
8 2 (2.38%) HTML5
8 2 (2.38%) SproutCore
8 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.38%) Ember.js
8 2 (2.38%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 16 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 14 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 11 (13.10%) Physics
4 11 (13.10%) Visualisation
5 9 (10.71%) GIS
6 5 (5.95%) CUDA
7 4 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.19%) Social Media
8 1 (1.19%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) UNIX
2 28 (33.33%) Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 21 (25.00%) TDD
3 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 15 (17.86%) Image Processing
4 15 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 14 (16.67%) OO
6 11 (13.10%) 3D Visualisation
7 8 (9.52%) Scrum
8 7 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (4.76%) Quality Management
9 4 (4.76%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.57%) SOA
11 2 (2.38%) OOP
11 2 (2.38%) MVC
11 2 (2.38%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.38%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) C#
2 47 (55.95%) Java
3 46 (54.76%) C
4 37 (44.05%) SQL
5 12 (14.29%) AWK
5 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 12 (14.29%) sed
6 9 (10.71%) Perl
7 7 (8.33%) Python
7 7 (8.33%) Ruby
8 5 (5.95%) PHP
9 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.76%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.38%) Scala
11 1 (1.19%) HLSL
11 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.19%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.38%) Sencha
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