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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 52 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.06% 3.99% 6.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.29% 7.24% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 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 £38,200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.83%
Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
318 221 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 48.70% 55.11% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 290 204 195
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
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 23 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Northampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 23 (82.14%) C#
3 22 (78.57%) C
4 20 (71.43%) Mathematics
5 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (53.57%) Degree
6 12 (42.86%) Scrum
6 12 (42.86%) Physics
7 11 (39.29%) Windows
7 11 (39.29%) Java
8 10 (35.71%) OOP
8 10 (35.71%) PhD
8 10 (35.71%) OOD
8 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
8 10 (35.71%) TDD
8 10 (35.71%) Pair Programming
9 9 (32.14%) Games
9 9 (32.14%) Image Processing
9 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
10 8 (28.57%) J2EE
10 8 (28.57%) hybris
10 8 (28.57%) Spring
10 8 (28.57%) Java EE
11 5 (17.86%) .NET
12 3 (10.71%) SQL
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
12 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
13 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (7.14%) WCF
13 2 (7.14%) WPF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 1 (3.57%) CDMA
1 1 (3.57%) GSM
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
1 1 (3.57%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (32.14%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) J2EE
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
1 8 (28.57%) Java EE
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) WCF
4 2 (7.14%) WPF
4 2 (7.14%) WF
4 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
4 2 (7.14%) LINQ
4 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 12 (42.86%) Physics
3 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.57%) EPoS
5 1 (3.57%) EFTPOS
5 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 10 (35.71%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) Pair Programming
4 10 (35.71%) OOP
4 10 (35.71%) OOD
5 9 (32.14%) Image Processing
6 2 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) C
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 10 (35.71%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) hybris