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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 61 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.36% 7.97% 7.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 14.42% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £41,500
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
240 215 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 67.23% 55.27% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 172 192 157
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £50,000 £55,000
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 1 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (68.75%) Degree
2 17 (53.13%) C
3 16 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 14 (43.75%) UNIX
4 14 (43.75%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Python
8 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (12.50%) Android SDK
9 4 (12.50%) Android Development
9 4 (12.50%) Android
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) JIRA
9 4 (12.50%) J2EE
9 4 (12.50%) C#
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle
10 3 (9.38%) UML
10 3 (9.38%) Windows NT
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) FileNet
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Xcode
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Games
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 12 (37.50%) Graduate
4 11 (34.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (31.25%) C Software Engineer
6 9 (28.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Junior
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Android Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
9 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Junior C++ Developer
9 2 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
10 1 (3.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) Android SDK
3 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) Servlets
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) J2SE
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) VHDL
4 1 (3.13%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) Robotics
4 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) UNIX
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Android
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows NT
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (12.50%) Android Development
4 3 (9.38%) UML
4 3 (9.38%) Business Development
4 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) OOP
6 1 (3.13%) OOD
6 1 (3.13%) SOA
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.13%) Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) VBA
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PhD
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) QNX
2 1 (3.13%) Kofax
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Google