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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 27 19 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.49% 10.37% 4.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.38% 18.34% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
142 169 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 41.04% 56.52% 57.10%
Number of salaries quoted 112 152 172
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

C++
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

C++ Salary Trend in Peterborough

C++
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Peterborough

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 18 (64.29%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) MFC
2 12 (42.86%) STL
2 12 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
3 11 (39.29%) C
4 10 (35.71%) Degree
5 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) Android
7 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
8 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.86%) C#
9 5 (17.86%) Perl
9 5 (17.86%) .NET
9 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 5 (17.86%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) Marketing
10 4 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (14.29%) OOD
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.29%) PHP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) Intranet
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.57%) GPRS
4 1 (3.57%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.57%) GCC
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) C++ Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Junior
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) MFC
1 12 (42.86%) STL
1 12 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) LAMP
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Android
2 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
1 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) OOD
3 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Business Development
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Web Design
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Strategic Management
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Research
6 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) C
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 5 (17.86%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) Perl
6 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) R
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft