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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 33 58 28
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -30
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.90% 2.60% 5.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.22% 3.92% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 16
Average salary £43,750 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
219 255 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 71.80% 66.23% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 210 241 130
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (83.87%) Software Engineering
2 21 (67.74%) C#
3 17 (54.84%) Degree
4 16 (51.61%) C
5 13 (41.94%) Python
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
7 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
7 9 (29.03%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
9 7 (22.58%) Embedded C++
9 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
10 6 (19.35%) Advertising
10 6 (19.35%) GAMP
10 6 (19.35%) GMP
10 6 (19.35%) UML
10 6 (19.35%) Modbus
10 6 (19.35%) WinCC
11 5 (16.13%) Perl
11 5 (16.13%) OO
12 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
12 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
12 4 (12.90%) Ada
12 4 (12.90%) VB
12 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
12 4 (12.90%) Android
12 4 (12.90%) Qt
12 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (19.35%) WinCC
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
2 6 (19.35%) Modbus
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) CouchDB
1 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
1 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (9.68%) Xcode
2 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
2 6 (19.35%) Advertising
3 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Software Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Qt
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) QML
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.45%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) UML
4 5 (16.13%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Security Management
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) C
3 13 (41.94%) Python
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
5 7 (22.58%) Embedded C++
6 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 4 (12.90%) Ada
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
7 4 (12.90%) VB
8 2 (6.45%) Ada 83
8 2 (6.45%) Ada 95
8 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
8 2 (6.45%) Ruby
9 1 (3.23%) Delphi
9 1 (3.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (3.23%) Pascal
9 1 (3.23%) SQL
9 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCTS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) APMP
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) GAMP
1 6 (19.35%) GMP
2 2 (6.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (6.45%) MISRA
2 2 (6.45%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Xamarin