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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 46 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.81% 4.33% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 6.73% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 19
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £46,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
208 297 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 62.65% 64.29% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 175 233 209
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (68.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) C
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Qt
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) OOD
7 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Robotics
7 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (25.00%) Military
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (12.50%) Advertising
9 2 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (12.50%) GAMP
9 2 (12.50%) GMP
9 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 2 (12.50%) Modbus
9 2 (12.50%) WinCC
9 2 (12.50%) Python

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (12.50%) WinCC
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) Xcode
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.25%) Redmine
General
1 4 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) C++ Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Qt
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Robotics
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) Delphi
5 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) Pascal
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (12.50%) GAMP
1 2 (12.50%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
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