The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 61 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.75% 2.56% 9.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 4.69% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 37
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
289 192 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 46.09% 54.55% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 284 184 186
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,825 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Northamptonshire

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 22 July 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 30 (96.77%) C#
1 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 26 (83.87%) C
3 25 (80.65%) Mathematics
4 19 (61.29%) Scrum
4 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (51.61%) Degree
6 14 (45.16%) Spring
6 14 (45.16%) Java EE
6 14 (45.16%) hybris
6 14 (45.16%) TDD
6 14 (45.16%) Pair Programming
6 14 (45.16%) J2EE
6 14 (45.16%) Java
6 14 (45.16%) OOP
6 14 (45.16%) OOD
7 11 (35.48%) PhD
7 11 (35.48%) Windows
7 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
7 11 (35.48%) Games
7 11 (35.48%) Physics
7 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
7 11 (35.48%) Image Processing
8 5 (16.13%) WCF
8 5 (16.13%) WPF
8 5 (16.13%) WF
8 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
8 5 (16.13%) LINQ
8 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) NFC
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) C Software Engineer
1 11 (35.48%) C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
2 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Spring
1 14 (45.16%) Java EE
1 14 (45.16%) J2EE
2 5 (16.13%) WCF
2 5 (16.13%) WPF
2 5 (16.13%) WF
2 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
2 5 (16.13%) LINQ
2 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (80.65%) Mathematics
2 11 (35.48%) Physics
2 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (3.23%) EFTPOS
4 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 19 (61.29%) Scrum
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 14 (45.16%) Pair Programming
3 14 (45.16%) OOP
3 14 (45.16%) OOD
4 11 (35.48%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 26 (83.87%) C
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) PhD
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) hybris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday