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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 42 16 44
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 41 87 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.42% 10.51% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.86% 19.38% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 24
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
416 449 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.95% 54.23% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 369 318 283
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £22,500
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 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -23 30 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Durham -12 8 £50,000 +56.25% 4
Northumberland -4 2 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 93 (71.54%) C#
2 66 (50.77%) Java
3 64 (49.23%) Degree
4 57 (43.85%) Software Engineering
5 42 (32.31%) C
6 38 (29.23%) Computer Science
7 35 (26.92%) .NET
8 34 (26.15%) OO
9 33 (25.38%) 3D Graphics
9 33 (25.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 32 (24.62%) Games
11 31 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (22.31%) UML
13 27 (20.77%) Multithreading
14 25 (19.23%) Mathematics
14 25 (19.23%) PhD
15 24 (18.46%) OpenGL
15 24 (18.46%) DirectX
15 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
16 23 (17.69%) HLSL
17 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
18 20 (15.38%) CSS
18 20 (15.38%) Software Delivery
19 19 (14.62%) Java EE
20 18 (13.85%) UNIX
20 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
21 17 (13.08%) Perl
21 17 (13.08%) Algorithms
22 16 (12.31%) .NET Framework
22 16 (12.31%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (3.85%) MQSeries
1 5 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (3.85%) Alfresco
2 4 (3.08%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) Bluetooth
1 6 (4.62%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) Big Data
2 9 (6.92%) MySQL
3 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.85%) DB2
4 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Subversion
1 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.38%) LabVIEW
3 5 (3.85%) JUnit
4 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.31%) JIRA
5 2 (1.54%) Redmine
6 1 (0.77%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.77%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.77%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.77%) WATIR
6 1 (0.77%) Selenium
6 1 (0.77%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 32 (24.62%) Games
2 10 (7.69%) Electronics
3 7 (5.38%) Automotive
4 6 (4.62%) Finance
5 4 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (47.69%) Developer
2 36 (27.69%) Software Engineer
3 27 (20.77%) Software Developer
4 19 (14.62%) C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (13.85%) Lead Developer
6 12 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 12 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (8.46%) C++ Developer
8 10 (7.69%) Programmer
9 9 (6.92%) Graphics Programmer
10 8 (6.15%) Graphics Developer
11 7 (5.38%) Electronics Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Design Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Hardware Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Firmware Engineer
13 5 (3.85%) Software Programmer
13 5 (3.85%) C++ Programmer
14 4 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.92%) .NET
2 33 (25.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 24 (18.46%) OpenGL
3 24 (18.46%) DirectX
4 20 (15.38%) CSS
5 19 (14.62%) Java EE
6 16 (12.31%) .NET Framework
7 15 (11.54%) JavaFX
7 15 (11.54%) Spring
7 15 (11.54%) HTML
7 15 (11.54%) Swing
8 14 (10.77%) WCF
9 13 (10.00%) Qt
9 13 (10.00%) HTML5
10 11 (8.46%) CSS3
11 8 (6.15%) XML
12 7 (5.38%) Web Services
12 7 (5.38%) Ajax
12 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 33 (25.38%) 3D Graphics
3 25 (19.23%) Mathematics
4 17 (13.08%) Algorithms
5 16 (12.31%) Visualisation
6 15 (11.54%) Physics
7 9 (6.92%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.08%) Kinect
10 2 (1.54%) CUDA
11 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.85%) UNIX
2 16 (12.31%) Linux
3 8 (6.15%) Android
4 6 (4.62%) Windows
5 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.85%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.15%) OO
3 31 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (22.31%) UML
5 27 (20.77%) Multithreading
6 20 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 16 (12.31%) SOA
8 12 (9.23%) Scrum
8 12 (9.23%) 3D Programming
9 10 (7.69%) Web Development
9 10 (7.69%) OOD
9 10 (7.69%) API Development
9 10 (7.69%) API Design
10 8 (6.15%) SDLC
10 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.38%) Mobile Development
11 7 (5.38%) Android Development
11 7 (5.38%) Migration
11 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 93 (71.54%) C#
2 66 (50.77%) Java
3 42 (32.31%) C
4 23 (17.69%) HLSL
5 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.08%) Perl
7 16 (12.31%) PHP
8 14 (10.77%) SQL
8 14 (10.77%) Scala
9 11 (8.46%) Python
10 9 (6.92%) PHP5
11 8 (6.15%) Embedded C
11 8 (6.15%) GLSL
12 7 (5.38%) Embedded C++
12 7 (5.38%) T-SQL
13 6 (4.62%) Assembly Language
13 6 (4.62%) Ruby
14 5 (3.85%) Ada
15 4 (3.08%) Groovy
16 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (49.23%) Degree
2 25 (19.23%) PhD
3 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.46%) Oracle
3 7 (5.38%) EMC
4 5 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 5 (3.85%) Pega
4 5 (3.85%) Sybase
5 1 (0.77%) HP
5 1 (0.77%) Sitecore
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, North East
Omlis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle, North East
Omlis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 15 days ago