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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 44 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.58% 2.25% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.86% 5.16% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
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
185 155 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 53.01% 43.54% 59.33%
Number of salaries quoted 167 122 168
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,651 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 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 26 (83.87%) C
2 24 (77.42%) Multithreading
3 23 (74.19%) STL
3 23 (74.19%) TCP/IP
4 22 (70.97%) Linux
4 22 (70.97%) Unix
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
6 5 (16.13%) Operations Research
6 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
7 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) VBA
8 3 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) Statistics
8 3 (9.68%) Degree
8 3 (9.68%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (6.45%) Revenue Management
9 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) Firmware
10 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
10 1 (3.23%) Wireless
10 1 (3.23%) Finance
10 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
10 1 (3.23%) Retail
10 1 (3.23%) Marketing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 23 (74.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) C++ Developer
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 22 (70.97%) C Developer
2 22 (70.97%) C/C++ Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Data Scientist
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Research Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) STL
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
2 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
1 22 (70.97%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Multithreading
2 5 (16.13%) Operations Research
3 4 (12.90%) Analytics
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (9.68%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Revenue Management
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) MVVM
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) C
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
4 3 (9.68%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware