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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 28 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.47% 3.48% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 7.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £37,000 £36,041 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
113 55 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 69.75% 47.83% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 53 38
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) Apache
2 11 (78.57%) Tomcat
2 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) eggPlant
3 3 (21.43%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) Apache
1 11 (78.57%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (21.43%) eggPlant
2 3 (21.43%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (14.29%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) J2EE
1 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
1 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#