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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 40 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.52% 4.15% 6.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 6.56% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 14
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
178 259 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 64.03% 63.17% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 167 232 114
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) C
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) CouchDB
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 3 (17.65%) Xcode
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) nginx
6 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.65%) nginx
1 3 (17.65%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) CouchDB
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Xcode
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) C++ Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) Qt
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Robotics
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) OO
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Delphi
5 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (5.88%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin