The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 17 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 86 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.89% 6.38% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.11% 11.68% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 79 40 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
C++
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
475 428 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 65.70% 54.59% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 416 370 317
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

C++
Salary Trend in the North East

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

C++ Salary Trend in the North East

C++
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in the North East

C++
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 60 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Durham +8 24 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Teesside - 2 £47,500 - 1
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 84 (68.85%) C#
2 53 (43.44%) Software Engineering
3 50 (40.98%) Java
4 49 (40.16%) Degree
5 39 (31.97%) .NET
6 35 (28.69%) Computer Science
7 34 (27.87%) Mathematics
8 33 (27.05%) Games
9 31 (25.41%) C
10 30 (24.59%) 3D Graphics
10 30 (24.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 29 (23.77%) OO
12 28 (22.95%) SQL
13 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
14 26 (21.31%) OpenGL
15 24 (19.67%) Multithreading
16 23 (18.85%) HLSL
16 23 (18.85%) DirectX
17 22 (18.03%) PhD
17 22 (18.03%) Visualisation
18 20 (16.39%) Physics
18 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (16.39%) Linux
18 20 (16.39%) UNIX
19 19 (15.57%) UML
19 19 (15.57%) T-SQL
19 19 (15.57%) Subversion
19 19 (15.57%) WCF
19 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
20 17 (13.93%) Algorithms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 11 (9.02%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.92%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Ethernet
1 6 (4.92%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) GPRS
3 1 (0.82%) GSM
3 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) MySQL
3 6 (4.92%) DB2
4 2 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Subversion
1 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.74%) LabVIEW
4 6 (4.92%) JUnit
5 4 (3.28%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.46%) JIRA
7 2 (1.64%) Redmine
8 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.82%) JMeter
8 1 (0.82%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.82%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (0.82%) LoadUI
General
1 33 (27.05%) Games
2 9 (7.38%) Electronics
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Finance
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (53.28%) Developer
2 37 (30.33%) Software Engineer
3 25 (20.49%) Software Developer
4 21 (17.21%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (13.11%) C# Developer
6 14 (11.48%) C++ Developer
7 12 (9.84%) Programmer
8 10 (8.20%) Lead Developer
9 9 (7.38%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Electronics Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) C++ Programmer
11 7 (5.74%) Software Programmer
11 7 (5.74%) Design Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) Hardware Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Graphics Programmer
11 7 (5.74%) Graphics Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Firmware Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.97%) .NET
2 30 (24.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 26 (21.31%) OpenGL
4 23 (18.85%) DirectX
5 19 (15.57%) WCF
6 15 (12.30%) XML
7 13 (10.66%) Qt
8 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET
8 12 (9.84%) Java EE
9 9 (7.38%) CSS
9 9 (7.38%) HTML
10 8 (6.56%) JavaFX
10 8 (6.56%) HTML5
10 8 (6.56%) CSS3
10 8 (6.56%) Swing
10 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.56%) Spring
11 7 (5.74%) Web Services
12 6 (4.92%) J2EE
12 6 (4.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.69%) Computer Science
2 34 (27.87%) Mathematics
3 30 (24.59%) 3D Graphics
4 22 (18.03%) Visualisation
5 20 (16.39%) Physics
6 17 (13.93%) Algorithms
7 11 (9.02%) Mobile App
8 8 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (4.92%) CUDA
9 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (4.10%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (4.10%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (2.46%) Kinect
12 3 (2.46%) Open Source
13 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.39%) Linux
1 20 (16.39%) UNIX
2 10 (8.20%) Windows
3 9 (7.38%) Android
4 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Software Engineering
2 29 (23.77%) OO
3 24 (19.67%) Multithreading
4 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.57%) UML
6 16 (13.11%) 3D Programming
7 14 (11.48%) Scrum
8 13 (10.66%) Software Delivery
9 12 (9.84%) Migration
10 11 (9.02%) Web Development
11 9 (7.38%) OOP
12 8 (6.56%) SOA
13 6 (4.92%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.92%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (4.92%) 3D Visualisation
13 6 (4.92%) RUP
14 5 (4.10%) Mobile Commerce
14 5 (4.10%) MVC
14 5 (4.10%) TDD
14 5 (4.10%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 84 (68.85%) C#
2 50 (40.98%) Java
3 31 (25.41%) C
4 28 (22.95%) SQL
5 23 (18.85%) HLSL
6 19 (15.57%) T-SQL
7 13 (10.66%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.02%) Python
9 7 (5.74%) Embedded C
9 7 (5.74%) GLSL
10 6 (4.92%) PHP5
10 6 (4.92%) Scala
10 6 (4.92%) Perl
10 6 (4.92%) PHP
10 6 (4.92%) Assembly Language
10 6 (4.92%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) VB
12 1 (0.82%) Delphi
12 1 (0.82%) Ada
Qualifications
1 49 (40.16%) Degree
2 22 (18.03%) PhD
3 12 (9.84%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (10.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Oracle
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) EMC
3 6 (4.92%) Pega
3 6 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.82%) Sybase
4 1 (0.82%) HP
4 1 (0.82%) BT
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Relocation + BUPA + Life + Flexi + Y
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Teesside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 18 days ago