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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 23 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 83 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.05% 3.98% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.95% 8.00% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48 26 15
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
438 325 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 53.03% 49.69% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 321 284 341
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +25 64 £36,500 +12.30% 7
Northumberland +1 11 £21,000 -53.33%
Durham +1 6 £32,500 -1.51% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 92 (61.33%) C#
2 63 (42.00%) Java
3 62 (41.33%) Degree
4 60 (40.00%) SQL
5 59 (39.33%) C
6 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (35.33%) UNIX
8 47 (31.33%) Computer Science
9 44 (29.33%) Mathematics
9 44 (29.33%) Linux
10 40 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 38 (25.33%) Games
12 36 (24.00%) Multithreading
13 35 (23.33%) XML
14 29 (19.33%) Web Services
15 28 (18.67%) Python
16 27 (18.00%) OpenGL
17 25 (16.67%) Visualisation
17 25 (16.67%) 3D Visualisation
18 22 (14.67%) Algorithms
18 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
19 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
19 21 (14.00%) TDD
19 21 (14.00%) Relational Database
20 20 (13.33%) Client/Server
21 19 (12.67%) BizTalk Server
21 19 (12.67%) Mentoring
22 18 (12.00%) Security Cleared
23 17 (11.33%) DirectX
23 17 (11.33%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 19 (12.67%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.33%) nginx
2 5 (3.33%) Tornado
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.33%) Node.js
3 2 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) BASE24
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) ATM
1 4 (2.67%) HTTP
1 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.00%) MySQL
5 5 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.33%) Redis
5 5 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) VTune
2 14 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.67%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.00%) Subversion
4 3 (2.00%) InstallShield
4 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.33%) Xcode
5 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.67%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.67%) GDB
General
1 38 (25.33%) Games
2 16 (10.67%) Banking
3 13 (8.67%) Retail
4 12 (8.00%) Electronics
5 5 (3.33%) Advertising
6 4 (2.67%) Finance
7 3 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (50.00%) Developer
2 54 (36.00%) Software Developer
3 38 (25.33%) Programmer
4 25 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 18 (12.00%) C++ Developer
6 17 (11.33%) C++ Software Developer
7 15 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 13 (8.67%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (7.33%) C++/C# Developer
9 11 (7.33%) Analyst
9 11 (7.33%) Analyst Programmer
10 9 (6.00%) Graduate
11 7 (4.67%) Design Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Hardware Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Electronics Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) QA Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Software Quality Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Principal Software Developer
13 5 (3.33%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.33%) XML
2 29 (19.33%) Web Services
3 27 (18.00%) OpenGL
4 17 (11.33%) DirectX
4 17 (11.33%) SOAP
5 16 (10.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 11 (7.33%) .NET
6 11 (7.33%) WCF
6 11 (7.33%) Qt
7 8 (5.33%) iOS SDK
8 7 (4.67%) Ember.js
9 6 (4.00%) HTML
9 6 (4.00%) CSS
10 5 (3.33%) CherryPy
10 5 (3.33%) Memcached
10 5 (3.33%) Twisted
10 5 (3.33%) WinForms
10 5 (3.33%) ZeroMQ
10 5 (3.33%) Unreal Engine
10 5 (3.33%) gevent
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.33%) Computer Science
2 44 (29.33%) Mathematics
3 25 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 22 (14.67%) Algorithms
5 20 (13.33%) Client/Server
6 14 (9.33%) 3D Graphics
6 14 (9.33%) Augmented Reality
6 14 (9.33%) Physics
7 13 (8.67%) Mobile Payment
8 12 (8.00%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (6.00%) Mobile App
10 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (4.67%) GIS
10 7 (4.67%) CUDA
11 5 (3.33%) Animation
11 5 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (2.67%) EMV
12 4 (2.67%) Mainframe
12 4 (2.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.33%) UNIX
2 44 (29.33%) Linux
3 16 (10.67%) Windows
4 9 (6.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.67%) Android
6 5 (3.33%) FreeBSD
7 4 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 36 (24.00%) Multithreading
4 25 (16.67%) 3D Visualisation
5 21 (14.00%) TDD
6 19 (12.67%) Mentoring
7 17 (11.33%) OO
8 15 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 14 (9.33%) 3D Rendering
10 13 (8.67%) Image Processing
11 12 (8.00%) Mobile Commerce
12 10 (6.67%) Migration
12 10 (6.67%) Scrum
12 10 (6.67%) OOD
13 5 (3.33%) ERP
13 5 (3.33%) Coaching
14 4 (2.67%) Change Management
14 4 (2.67%) Performance Testing
14 4 (2.67%) Release Management
15 3 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (61.33%) C#
2 63 (42.00%) Java
3 60 (40.00%) SQL
4 59 (39.33%) C
5 28 (18.67%) Python
6 15 (10.00%) HLSL
7 12 (8.00%) sed
7 12 (8.00%) AWK
7 12 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.33%) T-SQL
9 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 9 (6.00%) Ruby
11 8 (5.33%) Perl
11 8 (5.33%) VB
12 7 (4.67%) PHP
13 4 (2.67%) COBOL
13 4 (2.67%) JCL
13 4 (2.67%) PL/1
13 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (41.33%) Degree
2 18 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) PhD
3 3 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) QA
2 10 (6.67%) ISO 9000
3 6 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.00%) TickIT
3 6 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 6 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.67%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) HAProxy
2 3 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (6.67%) EMC
2 7 (4.67%) HP
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.33%) F5
4 5 (3.33%) Twitter
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle
5 4 (2.67%) IBM
5 4 (2.67%) NCR
5 4 (2.67%) VocaLink
6 2 (1.33%) Sencha
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Salary: £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago