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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 59 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 22 10 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.98% 2.37% 9.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.40% 4.98% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 42
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
344 201 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 46.61% 47.63% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 322 191 183
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £29,625
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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++
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Northampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 33 (97.06%) C#
2 30 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (52.94%) C
3 18 (52.94%) Scrum
4 17 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 16 (47.06%) Java
5 16 (47.06%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) .NET
6 15 (44.12%) J2EE
6 15 (44.12%) OOP
6 15 (44.12%) OOD
6 15 (44.12%) Java EE
6 15 (44.12%) hybris
6 15 (44.12%) TDD
6 15 (44.12%) Pair Programming
6 15 (44.12%) Spring
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
8 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
9 11 (32.35%) Windows
10 9 (26.47%) VB
10 9 (26.47%) VB.NET
10 9 (26.47%) Data Mining
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
10 9 (26.47%) XML
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) Data Mining
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) J2EE
2 15 (44.12%) Java EE
2 15 (44.12%) Spring
3 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 9 (26.47%) XML
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.76%) Ajax
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (8.82%) HTML
7 3 (8.82%) WCF
7 3 (8.82%) WPF
7 3 (8.82%) WF
7 3 (8.82%) Silverlight
7 3 (8.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Physics
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
3 15 (44.12%) Pair Programming
3 15 (44.12%) OOP
3 15 (44.12%) OOD
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) C
3 16 (47.06%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) VB
4 9 (26.47%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PhD
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) hybris
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle