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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 31 13 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.18% 12.21% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.88% 21.51% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 23
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,279 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
169 172 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 47.08% 56.77% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 133 166 203
Average salary £41,075 £40,783 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -8.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Peterborough

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (67.74%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) Marketing
2 18 (58.06%) Android
3 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 16 (51.61%) Objective-C
3 16 (51.61%) Multithreading
4 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 13 (41.94%) Business Development
6 12 (38.71%) Python
7 10 (32.26%) Perl
7 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
7 10 (32.26%) Cocoa
7 10 (32.26%) Subversion
7 10 (32.26%) Mac OS
7 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
7 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
7 10 (32.26%) Hudson
7 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
7 10 (32.26%) Android SDK
8 9 (29.03%) C
8 9 (29.03%) MFC
8 9 (29.03%) STL
8 9 (29.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (25.81%) CSS
9 8 (25.81%) OO
10 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
10 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
11 6 (19.35%) HTML
11 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) GPRS
2 4 (12.90%) GSM
2 4 (12.90%) ZigBee
3 3 (9.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
1 10 (32.26%) Subversion
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
1 10 (32.26%) Hudson
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
General
1 18 (58.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) UI Developer
3 8 (25.81%) UI Programmer
4 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) C++ Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Junior
8 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Java Programmer
8 2 (6.45%) Programmer
9 1 (3.23%) Research Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Operations Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Cocoa
1 10 (32.26%) Android SDK
2 9 (29.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (29.03%) STL
2 9 (29.03%) MFC
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) Swing
7 1 (3.23%) AWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Android
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Mac OS
4 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Multithreading
2 13 (41.94%) Business Development
3 8 (25.81%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) OOD
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Web Design
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Android Development
9 1 (3.23%) Demand Forecasting
9 1 (3.23%) Strategic Management
9 1 (3.23%) Operations Research
9 1 (3.23%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Objective-C
3 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) Python
5 10 (32.26%) Perl
5 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
6 9 (29.03%) C
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) R
8 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft