The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.90% 1.89% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 4.08% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 10
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
C++
Northamptonshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
311 294 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 47.48% 46.23% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 290 289 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

C++
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

C++ Salary Trend in Northampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 31 (91.18%) C#
2 25 (73.53%) SQL
3 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
4 20 (58.82%) Degree
4 20 (58.82%) Computer Science
5 19 (55.88%) Mathematics
6 18 (52.94%) Python
7 17 (50.00%) Scrum
8 15 (44.12%) PhD
8 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
8 15 (44.12%) Windows
8 15 (44.12%) Physics
9 13 (38.24%) Image Processing
9 13 (38.24%) Linux
9 13 (38.24%) Java
9 13 (38.24%) Electronics
10 11 (32.35%) Pattern Recognition
11 10 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
12 8 (23.53%) C
12 8 (23.53%) UNIX
13 7 (20.59%) Oracle
13 7 (20.59%) HTML
13 7 (20.59%) Bugzilla
13 7 (20.59%) Logistics
13 7 (20.59%) Automation Testing
14 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
14 5 (14.71%) SaaS
14 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.59%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 13 (38.24%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Software Engineer
2 20 (58.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
2 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) J2EE
3 4 (11.76%) Java EE
3 4 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 19 (55.88%) Mathematics
3 15 (44.12%) Physics
4 10 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 17 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) Image Processing
4 11 (32.35%) Pattern Recognition
5 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Logistics
6 7 (20.59%) Automation Testing
7 4 (11.76%) OOP
7 4 (11.76%) OOD
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C#
2 25 (73.53%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) Python
4 13 (38.24%) Java
5 8 (23.53%) C
6 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) R
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 15 (44.12%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) hybris