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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 14 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.81% 4.93% 18.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 10.69% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 57
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,100 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
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
258 131 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 65.82% 46.13% 72.42%
Number of salaries quoted 242 128 225
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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++
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) C
3 14 (58.33%) Java
4 11 (45.83%) JIRA
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) UML
5 10 (41.67%) OOP
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) UNIX
8 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
8 7 (29.17%) Subversion
9 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (25.00%) Software Architecture
10 5 (20.83%) Redmine
10 5 (20.83%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.83%) Business Development
10 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.83%) Windows NT
10 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQLite
3 2 (8.33%) CouchDB
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) JIRA
2 7 (29.17%) Subversion
3 5 (20.83%) Redmine
4 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.50%) Bugzilla
5 2 (8.33%) Xcode
5 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C++ Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) Qt
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) UNIX
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows NT
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) UML
2 10 (41.67%) OOP
3 8 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
5 5 (20.83%) Business Development
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) OOD
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
4 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) QNX
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