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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 106 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 34 85 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 3.52% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 9.30% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 72 87
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
821 914 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.79% 37.86% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 684 793 709
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Reading

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 44 (53.01%) C#
2 42 (50.60%) Windows
3 39 (46.99%) Linux
4 37 (44.58%) C
5 35 (42.17%) Software Engineering
5 35 (42.17%) Degree
6 33 (39.76%) Java
7 32 (38.55%) Python
8 26 (31.33%) UNIX
9 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
10 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (26.51%) .NET
12 21 (25.30%) Ruby
13 17 (20.48%) HTML
13 17 (20.48%) OO
13 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
14 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
14 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
15 15 (18.07%) Perl
16 14 (16.87%) SQL
17 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.66%) Mac OS X
17 13 (15.66%) Software Architecture
18 12 (14.46%) UML
18 12 (14.46%) CSS
19 11 (13.25%) Visual Studio
20 10 (12.05%) Web Services
20 10 (12.05%) SDLC
20 10 (12.05%) QA
20 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (6.02%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) Node.js
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) Zope
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) HTTP
3 3 (3.61%) SSL
4 2 (2.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.20%) VoIP
5 1 (1.20%) DNS
5 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.84%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (4.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (4.82%) JIRA
3 4 (4.82%) Selenium
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.41%) NUnit
5 2 (2.41%) RequisitePro
5 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.41%) Rational Rose
5 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.82%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Avionics
4 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Software Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Senior Software Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Developer
3 15 (18.07%) Technical Support
4 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Technical Support Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Junior
6 7 (8.43%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Tester
7 6 (7.23%) Software Tester
7 6 (7.23%) Junior Tester
7 6 (7.23%) Junior Software Tester
8 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.82%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) .NET
2 17 (20.48%) HTML
3 12 (14.46%) CSS
4 10 (12.05%) Web Services
5 9 (10.84%) jQuery
5 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.43%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (8.43%) WCF
6 7 (8.43%) HTML5
7 5 (6.02%) REST
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.61%) JSON
9 3 (3.61%) WPF
9 3 (3.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.61%) STL
9 3 (3.61%) XML
10 2 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.41%) WinForms
10 2 (2.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.23%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.02%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.61%) Economics
5 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.41%) Social Media
6 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.20%) Physics
7 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Windows
2 39 (46.99%) Linux
3 26 (31.33%) UNIX
4 13 (15.66%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.82%) Android
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) AIX
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Software Engineering
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) OO
4 13 (15.66%) Software Architecture
5 12 (14.46%) UML
6 10 (12.05%) SDLC
6 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.64%) Release Management
7 8 (9.64%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (8.43%) MVC
9 6 (7.23%) TDD
9 6 (7.23%) OOD
9 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.23%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.02%) System Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Open Source
10 5 (6.02%) CAD
11 4 (4.82%) Scrum
11 4 (4.82%) BDD
12 3 (3.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) C#
2 37 (44.58%) C
3 33 (39.76%) Java
4 32 (38.55%) Python
5 21 (25.30%) Ruby
6 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
7 15 (18.07%) Perl
8 14 (16.87%) SQL
9 7 (8.43%) PHP
10 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.61%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.41%) VB
12 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.20%) Erlang
13 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (42.17%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) PhD
4 1 (1.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Firmware
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) IBM
3 4 (4.82%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.61%) Splunk
5 2 (2.41%) Websense
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.41%) Juniper
5 2 (2.41%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.20%) Siebel
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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360 Resourcing
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
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Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
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Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago