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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 17 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 87 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.48% 4.13% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.38% 8.36% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 27
Average salary £32,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
449 323 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.10% 49.39% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 316 283 367
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +34 69 £32,500 -17.72% 11
Northumberland +1 14 £21,000 -53.33%
Durham +7 3 £32,000 -3.03% 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 85 (60.28%) C#
2 66 (46.81%) Degree
3 65 (46.10%) C
4 55 (39.01%) UNIX
4 55 (39.01%) SQL
5 51 (36.17%) Java
6 45 (31.91%) Linux
7 43 (30.50%) Software Engineering
8 39 (27.66%) Games
8 39 (27.66%) Computer Science
9 36 (25.53%) Mathematics
9 36 (25.53%) Multithreading
10 27 (19.15%) OpenGL
11 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (17.73%) Visualisation
12 25 (17.73%) 3D Visualisation
13 24 (17.02%) Web Services
13 24 (17.02%) XML
14 22 (15.60%) Python
15 21 (14.89%) TDD
16 20 (14.18%) Client/Server
16 20 (14.18%) Relational Database
17 19 (13.48%) MS Excel
18 17 (12.06%) DirectX
19 16 (11.35%) OO
19 16 (11.35%) Physics
19 16 (11.35%) Electronics
19 16 (11.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
20 15 (10.64%) Image Processing
20 15 (10.64%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 14 (9.93%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.55%) nginx
2 5 (3.55%) Tornado
3 2 (1.42%) Node.js
3 2 (1.42%) WordPress
4 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.18%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.55%) MySQL
4 5 (3.55%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.55%) Couchbase
4 5 (3.55%) Redis
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (10.64%) VTune
2 12 (8.51%) LabVIEW
3 10 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.13%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.42%) Subversion
6 2 (1.42%) Xcode
7 1 (0.71%) JUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) GDB
General
1 39 (27.66%) Games
2 16 (11.35%) Electronics
3 9 (6.38%) Retail
4 4 (2.84%) Legal
5 3 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 67 (47.52%) Developer
2 45 (31.91%) Software Developer
3 38 (26.95%) Programmer
4 22 (15.60%) Software Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) C++ Software Developer
5 16 (11.35%) C++ Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (7.80%) Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.09%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Design Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Electronics Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Hardware Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Games Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Java Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.15%) OpenGL
2 24 (17.02%) Web Services
2 24 (17.02%) XML
3 17 (12.06%) DirectX
4 16 (11.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 15 (10.64%) SOAP
6 13 (9.22%) Qt
6 13 (9.22%) .NET
7 7 (4.96%) WCF
7 7 (4.96%) HTML
7 7 (4.96%) CSS
7 7 (4.96%) Ember.js
8 6 (4.26%) WinForms
9 5 (3.55%) CherryPy
9 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.55%) Memcached
9 5 (3.55%) Twisted
9 5 (3.55%) ZeroMQ
9 5 (3.55%) Unreal Engine
9 5 (3.55%) gevent
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 36 (25.53%) Mathematics
3 25 (17.73%) Visualisation
4 20 (14.18%) Client/Server
5 16 (11.35%) Physics
6 15 (10.64%) 3D Graphics
7 14 (9.93%) Augmented Reality
8 12 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (6.38%) GIS
10 8 (5.67%) Firmware
11 5 (3.55%) Animation
11 5 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (3.55%) CUDA
12 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
12 4 (2.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (2.13%) iPhone
13 3 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (1.42%) iPad
14 2 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (1.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.01%) UNIX
2 45 (31.91%) Linux
3 12 (8.51%) Windows
4 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.55%) FreeBSD
6 4 (2.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.50%) Software Engineering
2 36 (25.53%) Multithreading
3 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.73%) 3D Visualisation
5 21 (14.89%) TDD
6 16 (11.35%) OO
7 15 (10.64%) Image Processing
7 15 (10.64%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.93%) 3D Rendering
9 12 (8.51%) OOD
9 12 (8.51%) Scrum
10 7 (4.96%) Migration
11 5 (3.55%) ERP
12 4 (2.84%) Static Code Analysis
12 4 (2.84%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (2.84%) Data Analysis
12 4 (2.84%) Quality Management
12 4 (2.84%) MVC
13 3 (2.13%) Regression Testing
13 3 (2.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (60.28%) C#
2 65 (46.10%) C
3 55 (39.01%) SQL
4 51 (36.17%) Java
5 22 (15.60%) Python
6 15 (10.64%) HLSL
7 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 12 (8.51%) AWK
7 12 (8.51%) sed
8 11 (7.80%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.38%) Perl
9 9 (6.38%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.67%) VB
11 7 (4.96%) Ruby
12 6 (4.26%) PHP
13 4 (2.84%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.13%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.71%) Fortran
15 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (46.81%) Degree
2 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.13%) PhD
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) ISO 9000
2 6 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.71%) TickIT
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) HAProxy
2 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) EMC
2 5 (3.55%) F5
2 5 (3.55%) Twitter
3 3 (2.13%) HP
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.42%) Sencha
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle
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