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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 61 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.24% 7.23% 6.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.40% 13.24% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 13
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,000 £41,500
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
250 219 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 66.31% 54.61% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 172 197 163
Average salary £40,000 £38,536 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.79% +13.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 24 (70.59%) Degree
2 19 (55.88%) Java
3 18 (52.94%) Computer Science
4 16 (47.06%) C
5 14 (41.18%) UNIX
6 13 (38.24%) Linux
6 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
7 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
8 10 (29.41%) .NET
9 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 8 (23.53%) Python
11 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) CSS
11 7 (20.59%) Windows
12 6 (17.65%) Android
12 6 (17.65%) Android SDK
12 6 (17.65%) Android Development
13 5 (14.71%) C#
13 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
13 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (14.71%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (11.76%) J2EE
14 4 (11.76%) JIRA
14 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (8.82%) Oracle
15 3 (8.82%) UML
15 3 (8.82%) Windows NT
15 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
15 3 (8.82%) Subversion

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Software Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Graduate
4 10 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Android Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Junior
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Junior C++ Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
10 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) Android SDK
4 4 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) JSON
5 2 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) OpenCL
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) WPF
6 1 (2.94%) JSP
6 1 (2.94%) Servlets
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) J2SE
6 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) VHDL
4 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.94%) Robotics
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) UNIX
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 6 (17.65%) Android
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) Windows NT
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) Android Development
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.82%) UML
4 3 (8.82%) Business Development
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Content Management
6 1 (2.94%) Document Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.94%) Game Development
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) OOD
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) C
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) Python
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) C#
7 2 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) VBScript
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) PhD
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.94%) QNX
2 1 (2.94%) Kofax
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Google