The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 25 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.96% 6.85% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 12.50% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £27,204
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 66.35% 54.79% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 66
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,625 £27,500 £26,570
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

C++
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Preston region.

C++ Salary Trend in Preston

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Ada
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Avionics
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Xcode

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Military
1 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Ada
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft