The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 40 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.72% 6.56% 8.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.50% 11.57% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 15
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
200 216 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 67.57% 56.69% 68.45%
Number of salaries quoted 194 203 109
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

C++
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

C++ Salary Trend in Portsmouth

C++
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (54.17%) C
3 12 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) OO
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 6 (25.00%) OOP
6 6 (25.00%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
7 5 (20.83%) UML
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.67%) Subversion
8 4 (16.67%) Objective-C
8 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (12.50%) REST
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
9 3 (12.50%) CouchDB
9 3 (12.50%) Open Source

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) CouchDB
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (12.50%) Xcode
3 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.17%) Redmine
General
1 2 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Developer
3 8 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) C++ Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Chief Technology Officer
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Director
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) JSON
2 3 (12.50%) Qt
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) OpenCL
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Robotics
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) OO
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) OOP
4 5 (20.83%) UML
5 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Development
6 3 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) SOA
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 4 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Delphi
7 1 (4.17%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) QNX
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
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