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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 48 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.18% 3.50% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 5.32% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 22
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +21.01%
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
157 188 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 61.57% 65.73% 58.68%
Number of salaries quoted 150 182 207
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) C
4 12 (50.00%) Python
4 12 (50.00%) Degree
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (29.17%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) WinCC
8 6 (25.00%) Modbus
8 6 (25.00%) GAMP
8 6 (25.00%) GMP
8 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 6 (25.00%) Embedded C++
8 6 (25.00%) Advertising
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) UML
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) Perl
10 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 3 (12.50%) REST
11 3 (12.50%) Qt
11 3 (12.50%) Android
11 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (12.50%) OO
12 2 (8.33%) Apache
12 2 (8.33%) Ada
12 2 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (25.00%) WinCC
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (25.00%) Modbus
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) CouchDB
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Software Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Qt
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) OpenCL
4 1 (4.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Debian
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) UML
3 3 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) C
3 12 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.33%) Ada
8 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
8 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (8.33%) Ruby
8 2 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) GAMP
1 6 (25.00%) GMP
2 2 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (8.33%) MISRA
2 2 (8.33%) MISRA C