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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 48 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.99% 4.90% 10.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.80% 8.57% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 58
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
338 385 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 58.58% 57.21% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 294 346 260
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -6 18 £36,000 -5.26% 3
Durham -2 5 £33,000 - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (70.31%) C#
2 26 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 23 (35.94%) Java
4 21 (32.81%) Visualisation
5 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (28.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 16 (25.00%) Automotive
7 16 (25.00%) OO
7 16 (25.00%) Retail
7 16 (25.00%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (25.00%) Oculus Rift
7 16 (25.00%) Kinect
8 15 (23.44%) Games
8 15 (23.44%) Degree
8 15 (23.44%) C
9 14 (21.88%) .NET
9 14 (21.88%) Python
9 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
10 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
11 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
12 11 (17.19%) HLSL
12 11 (17.19%) 3D Graphics
12 11 (17.19%) Unix
12 11 (17.19%) Linux
12 11 (17.19%) OpenGL
12 11 (17.19%) DirectX
13 10 (15.63%) OOD
13 10 (15.63%) Firmware
13 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
14 9 (14.06%) PhD

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
1 3 (4.69%) RS-232
1 3 (4.69%) RS-485
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.38%) Subversion
2 5 (7.81%) LabVIEW
3 3 (4.69%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Selenium
General
1 16 (25.00%) Automotive
1 16 (25.00%) Retail
2 15 (23.44%) Games
3 9 (14.06%) Electronics
4 5 (7.81%) Marketing
5 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Finance
5 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Programmer
3 17 (26.56%) Software Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Graphics Programmer
5 9 (14.06%) C# Developer
5 9 (14.06%) C# GUI Developer
5 9 (14.06%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (14.06%) GUI Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.94%) C++ Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Senior C++ Developer
8 6 (9.38%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (9.38%) C++/Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 14 (21.88%) .NET
3 11 (17.19%) DirectX
3 11 (17.19%) OpenGL
4 8 (12.50%) Qt
5 7 (10.94%) JSON
5 7 (10.94%) SOAP
6 6 (9.38%) RESTful
7 4 (6.25%) REST
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.69%) jQuery
8 3 (4.69%) MooTools
8 3 (4.69%) Spring
8 3 (4.69%) Symfony
8 3 (4.69%) WCF
8 3 (4.69%) Web Services
8 3 (4.69%) XML
8 3 (4.69%) YAML
9 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Visualisation
2 16 (25.00%) Kinect
2 16 (25.00%) Oculus Rift
3 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
4 11 (17.19%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.13%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.56%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
1 11 (17.19%) Unix
2 4 (6.25%) Android
2 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Software Engineering
2 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 16 (25.00%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
5 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.63%) OOD
7 9 (14.06%) API Design
7 9 (14.06%) API Development
8 7 (10.94%) Scrum
9 6 (9.38%) OOP
9 6 (9.38%) TDD
10 4 (6.25%) UML
10 4 (6.25%) Workflow
11 3 (4.69%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
12 2 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (3.13%) Kanban
12 2 (3.13%) Microservices
12 2 (3.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) C#
2 23 (35.94%) Java
3 15 (23.44%) C
4 14 (21.88%) Python
5 11 (17.19%) HLSL
6 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.94%) Ruby
8 4 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 4 (6.25%) Embedded C++
9 3 (4.69%) Assembly Language
9 3 (4.69%) PHP
9 3 (4.69%) PHP 5
9 3 (4.69%) SQL
10 2 (3.13%) Scala
11 1 (1.56%) R
11 1 (1.56%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) EMC
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Zend
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northumberland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago