The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 121 60 81
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 76 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 3.19% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 8.32% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 68 53
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
819 913 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.18% 38.33% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 697 806 712
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

C++
Salary Trend in Reading

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

C++ Salary Trend in Reading

C++
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Reading

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 37 (53.62%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) C#
3 32 (46.38%) C
4 31 (44.93%) Degree
5 28 (40.58%) Software Engineering
5 28 (40.58%) Java
5 28 (40.58%) Linux
6 24 (34.78%) UNIX
7 23 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 22 (31.88%) .NET
8 22 (31.88%) Python
9 20 (28.99%) OO
10 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (26.09%) Ruby
12 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
13 16 (23.19%) HTML
13 16 (23.19%) SQL
14 15 (21.74%) UML
15 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
16 13 (18.84%) Perl
17 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
17 12 (17.39%) Web Services
17 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
17 12 (17.39%) Mac OS X
18 11 (15.94%) CSS
19 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
20 9 (13.04%) Oracle
20 9 (13.04%) jQuery
21 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
21 8 (11.59%) WCF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (5.80%) IIS
1 4 (5.80%) Apache
1 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) Zope
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.14%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (7.25%) ClearCase
4 4 (5.80%) Rational Rose
4 4 (5.80%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (5.80%) RequisitePro
4 4 (5.80%) ClearQuest
4 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 3 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.90%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.45%) NUnit
7 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Avionics
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Software Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Technical Support
4 14 (20.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (18.84%) Technical Support Engineer
5 13 (18.84%) Technical Engineer
5 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Junior
7 7 (10.14%) Tester
8 6 (8.70%) Junior Tester
8 6 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Software Tester
8 6 (8.70%) Junior Software Tester
9 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.80%) C++ Developer
10 4 (5.80%) C Software Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) .NET
2 16 (23.19%) HTML
3 12 (17.39%) Web Services
4 11 (15.94%) CSS
5 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
6 9 (13.04%) jQuery
7 8 (11.59%) WCF
8 6 (8.70%) HTML5
9 5 (7.25%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (5.80%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (5.80%) Spring
10 4 (5.80%) Ajax
10 4 (5.80%) J2EE
10 4 (5.80%) WPF
10 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.35%) WinForms
11 3 (4.35%) XML
12 2 (2.90%) STL
12 2 (2.90%) .NET Remoting
12 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.90%) Economics
5 2 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.90%) Physics
5 2 (2.90%) Open Source
6 1 (1.45%) Social Media
6 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (53.62%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Linux
3 24 (34.78%) UNIX
4 12 (17.39%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.80%) AIX
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Android
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Software Engineering
2 20 (28.99%) OO
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) UML
5 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
5 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
5 8 (11.59%) Software Architecture
6 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.70%) Release Management
6 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) OOD
7 5 (7.25%) MVC
7 5 (7.25%) Scrum
7 5 (7.25%) System Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Time Management
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.80%) SOA
8 4 (5.80%) ETL
9 3 (4.35%) OOP
9 3 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) C#
2 32 (46.38%) C
3 28 (40.58%) Java
4 22 (31.88%) Python
5 18 (26.09%) Ruby
6 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
7 16 (23.19%) SQL
8 13 (18.84%) Perl
9 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.45%) Erlang
11 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) PhD
4 1 (1.45%) MOS
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Firmware
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 4 (5.80%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.90%) Juniper
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) Siebel
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, UK
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago