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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 18 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 25 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.69% 5.04% 11.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.01% 11.89% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
147 143 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 56.98% 42.43% 56.85%
Number of salaries quoted 130 119 152
Average salary £40,000 £42,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (88.24%) C
2 28 (82.35%) Multithreading
3 25 (73.53%) STL
4 24 (70.59%) TCP/IP
5 23 (67.65%) Linux
5 23 (67.65%) Unix
6 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) Firmware
8 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 4 (11.76%) Operations Research
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
9 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
9 3 (8.82%) LabVIEW
9 3 (8.82%) Python
9 3 (8.82%) LAN
9 3 (8.82%) WAN
9 3 (8.82%) Analytics
9 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
10 2 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (5.88%) OO
10 2 (5.88%) VBA
10 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
10 2 (5.88%) Marketing
10 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
10 2 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (5.88%) Revenue Management
10 2 (5.88%) Statistics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) C++ Developer
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 24 (70.59%) C Developer
2 24 (70.59%) C/C++ Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Data Scientist
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Research Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Principal Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) STL
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.94%) MFC
2 1 (2.94%) Qt
2 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
1 23 (67.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Multithreading
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) Operations Research
3 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.82%) Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Revenue Management
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) OOD
6 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
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