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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 25 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.45% 3.81% 10.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 6.45% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 11
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% +32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
83 62 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 71.55% 59.05% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 57 75
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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++
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Preston region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Preston

C++
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Ada
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Avionics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ada
1 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft