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 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 31 18 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 25 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.23% 9.01% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.37% 15.72% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
241 318 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 60.10% 57.30% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 224 213 176
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (80.52%) C#
2 47 (61.04%) Software Engineering
3 39 (50.65%) Degree
4 36 (46.75%) Computer Science
5 35 (45.45%) Java
6 33 (42.86%) 3D Graphics
7 32 (41.56%) Games
7 32 (41.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 28 (36.36%) Multithreading
9 26 (33.77%) Mathematics
9 26 (33.77%) PhD
10 24 (31.17%) OpenGL
10 24 (31.17%) DirectX
10 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (31.17%) HLSL
11 20 (25.97%) C
12 17 (22.08%) Visualisation
12 17 (22.08%) Physics
12 17 (22.08%) Algorithms
13 14 (18.18%) 3D Programming
13 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.88%) HTML
15 12 (15.58%) .NET
15 12 (15.58%) CSS
15 12 (15.58%) Scrum
15 12 (15.58%) HTML5
16 11 (14.29%) CSS3
16 11 (14.29%) OO
17 10 (12.99%) Web Development
18 9 (11.69%) PHP5

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.49%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
1 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) GPRS
2 1 (1.30%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) DB2
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) JUnit
2 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Redmine
4 1 (1.30%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.30%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.30%) JMeter
General
1 32 (41.56%) Games
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Automotive
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Software Engineer
2 31 (40.26%) Developer
3 21 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (24.68%) Software Developer
5 11 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Programmer
6 9 (11.69%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Graphics Programmer
7 8 (10.39%) Graphics Developer
8 7 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Software Programmer
9 6 (7.79%) C++ Programmer
10 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Graduate
11 3 (3.90%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 2 (2.60%) C++/Java Developer
12 2 (2.60%) Java Software Developer
12 2 (2.60%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 24 (31.17%) OpenGL
2 24 (31.17%) DirectX
3 13 (16.88%) HTML
4 12 (15.58%) .NET
4 12 (15.58%) CSS
4 12 (15.58%) HTML5
5 11 (14.29%) CSS3
6 5 (6.49%) JMS
6 5 (6.49%) J2EE
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.30%) WinForms
7 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.30%) WPF
7 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.75%) Computer Science
2 33 (42.86%) 3D Graphics
3 26 (33.77%) Mathematics
4 17 (22.08%) Physics
4 17 (22.08%) Visualisation
4 17 (22.08%) Algorithms
5 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Kinect
7 2 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.60%) CUDA
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Android
2 5 (6.49%) UNIX
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) Software Engineering
2 28 (36.36%) Multithreading
3 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.18%) 3D Programming
5 12 (15.58%) Scrum
6 11 (14.29%) OO
7 10 (12.99%) Web Development
8 9 (11.69%) OOD
8 9 (11.69%) API Development
8 9 (11.69%) API Design
9 8 (10.39%) SDLC
10 7 (9.09%) Mobile Development
10 7 (9.09%) Android Development
10 7 (9.09%) OOP
11 5 (6.49%) RUP
11 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.49%) Software Delivery
12 3 (3.90%) 3D Visualisation
12 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 62 (80.52%) C#
2 35 (45.45%) Java
3 24 (31.17%) HLSL
4 20 (25.97%) C
5 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.69%) Perl
6 9 (11.69%) PHP
6 9 (11.69%) PHP5
6 9 (11.69%) Scala
7 8 (10.39%) GLSL
8 7 (9.09%) SQL
9 5 (6.49%) Ada
10 4 (5.19%) Groovy
11 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.60%) Python
12 1 (1.30%) Delphi
12 1 (1.30%) VB
12 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.30%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 39 (50.65%) Degree
2 26 (33.77%) PhD
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (6.49%) Pega
3 1 (1.30%) BT
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) HP
Newcastle, North East
Omlis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, North East
Omlis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago