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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 52 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.66% 4.51% 5.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 8.07% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 29
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +32.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
318 223 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 49.84% 55.89% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 289 205 200
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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++
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Northampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 22 (78.57%) C
3 21 (75.00%) C#
4 19 (67.86%) Mathematics
5 16 (57.14%) Degree
6 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (46.43%) Physics
7 12 (42.86%) Windows
8 11 (39.29%) PhD
8 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
9 10 (35.71%) Java
10 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
10 9 (32.14%) Games
10 9 (32.14%) Scrum
10 9 (32.14%) Image Processing
11 8 (28.57%) TDD
11 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
11 8 (28.57%) OOP
11 8 (28.57%) OOD
12 6 (21.43%) J2EE
12 6 (21.43%) hybris
12 6 (21.43%) Java EE
12 6 (21.43%) Spring
13 4 (14.29%) .NET
14 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
14 3 (10.71%) Linux
15 2 (7.14%) OO
15 2 (7.14%) Postgraduate
15 2 (7.14%) Python
15 2 (7.14%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) CDMA
1 2 (7.14%) GSM
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) NFC
2 1 (3.57%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (32.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Design Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) J2EE
1 6 (21.43%) Java EE
1 6 (21.43%) Spring
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) WF
4 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) Mathematics
2 13 (46.43%) Physics
3 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (3.57%) EFTPOS
4 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) Image Processing
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 8 (28.57%) OOP
4 8 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C
2 21 (75.00%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Degree
2 11 (39.29%) PhD
3 2 (7.14%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) hybris
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IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Excellent Benefits Package!!
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