The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 56 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.38% 5.57% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.73% 9.88% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 3
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
297 243 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 64.99% 56.38% 62.06%
Number of salaries quoted 233 217 173
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Hampshire

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 29 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (78.57%) Degree
2 27 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 23 (54.76%) Java
4 18 (42.86%) C
5 17 (40.48%) Linux
5 17 (40.48%) Mobile App
6 16 (38.10%) UNIX
7 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 13 (30.95%) Python
8 13 (30.95%) CSS
9 12 (28.57%) Android
9 12 (28.57%) Android Development
10 11 (26.19%) Android SDK
11 10 (23.81%) .NET
12 6 (14.29%) C#
12 6 (14.29%) SQL
12 6 (14.29%) Windows
12 6 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
14 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
14 3 (7.14%) VB
14 3 (7.14%) J2EE
14 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
15 2 (4.76%) PHP
15 2 (4.76%) JSP
15 2 (4.76%) Servlets
15 2 (4.76%) Web Services
15 2 (4.76%) VBA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) FileNet
1 2 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.76%) CouchDB
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Xcode
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.76%) Legal
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Graduate
3 15 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 14 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (30.95%) C Software Engineer
5 13 (30.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 10 (23.81%) Android Developer
6 10 (23.81%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Junior
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.76%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (4.76%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Junior C++ Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Junior Software Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) Android SDK
3 10 (23.81%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) J2EE
5 2 (4.76%) JSON
5 2 (4.76%) REST
5 2 (4.76%) JSP
5 2 (4.76%) Servlets
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) J2SE
5 2 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 17 (40.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) VHDL
4 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) UNIX
3 12 (28.57%) Android
4 6 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 12 (28.57%) Android Development
3 6 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Workflow
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Content Management
5 2 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) UML
6 1 (2.38%) OO
6 1 (2.38%) OOD
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.38%) Game Development
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) C
3 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.95%) Python
5 6 (14.29%) C#
5 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) VB
6 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) PhD
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) IBM
1 2 (4.76%) Kofax
2 1 (2.38%) VMware
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Citrix
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com