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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 63 79 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -46
Permanent jobs citing C++ 84 63 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.76% 2.50% 6.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.40% 7.44% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 126
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £34,200 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
894 847 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.02% 33.66% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 754 699 728
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 1 September 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Reading

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 67 (54.92%) C#
2 63 (51.64%) Python
3 62 (50.82%) Degree
4 57 (46.72%) Software Engineering
5 50 (40.98%) C
6 48 (39.34%) Java
7 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (36.89%) Linux
9 43 (35.25%) Computer Science
10 40 (32.79%) Windows
11 37 (30.33%) PHP
12 31 (25.41%) SQL
13 30 (24.59%) .NET
14 28 (22.95%) MySQL
15 26 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (20.49%) SaaS
17 24 (19.67%) TDD
18 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
19 19 (15.57%) Scrum
20 18 (14.75%) Apache
20 18 (14.75%) NoSQL
20 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
21 17 (13.93%) Mathematics
21 17 (13.93%) HTTP
21 17 (13.93%) TCP/IP
21 17 (13.93%) Visual Studio
22 16 (13.11%) MVC
22 16 (13.11%) SSL
22 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
22 16 (13.11%) CAD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (14.75%) Apache
2 14 (11.48%) IIS
3 6 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.10%) Node.js
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) Zope
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) HTTP
1 17 (13.93%) TCP/IP
2 16 (13.11%) SSL
3 5 (4.10%) Internet
4 4 (3.28%) SMTP
5 2 (1.64%) VoIP
5 2 (1.64%) VPN
5 2 (1.64%) DNS
5 2 (1.64%) Firewall
5 2 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (0.82%) SSH
6 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.82%) SS7
6 1 (0.82%) H.323
6 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.82%) POP3
6 1 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.95%) MySQL
2 18 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (9.84%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.20%) RDBMS
5 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database
5 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.38%) FitNesse
3 7 (5.74%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (4.10%) JIRA
5 3 (2.46%) Subversion
6 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.64%) NUnit
6 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.82%) JUnit
7 1 (0.82%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (10.66%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.84%) Legal
3 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.28%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Avionics
6 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Developer
2 50 (40.98%) Software Engineer
3 29 (23.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 27 (22.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) Software Developer
6 16 (13.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) Senior Developer
7 13 (10.66%) C++ Developer
8 12 (9.84%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (8.20%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (8.20%) Administrator
9 10 (8.20%) DBA
9 10 (8.20%) C++/C# Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Graduate
10 8 (6.56%) Junior
11 6 (4.92%) Consultant
11 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.92%) MySQL DBA
12 5 (4.10%) Junior Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.59%) .NET
2 16 (13.11%) jQuery
3 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
4 14 (11.48%) Web Services
4 14 (11.48%) REST
5 13 (10.66%) Backbone.js
5 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (10.66%) WCF
5 13 (10.66%) AngularJS
6 12 (9.84%) Express
6 12 (9.84%) JSON
6 12 (9.84%) Ember.js
6 12 (9.84%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.84%) CodeIgniter
6 12 (9.84%) CakePHP
6 12 (9.84%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (7.38%) MAPI
7 9 (7.38%) DCOM
7 9 (7.38%) WPF
8 6 (4.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (35.25%) Computer Science
2 26 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.93%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.20%) Replication
4 10 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.74%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (4.10%) Social Media
7 5 (4.10%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.28%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.64%) Physics
9 2 (1.64%) Economics
9 2 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.89%) Linux
2 40 (32.79%) Windows
3 15 (12.30%) UNIX
4 8 (6.56%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.74%) Android
5 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.92%) CentOS
7 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.72%) Software Engineering
2 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.67%) TDD
4 19 (15.57%) Scrum
5 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
6 16 (13.11%) MVC
6 16 (13.11%) CAD
7 14 (11.48%) BDD
8 13 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (10.66%) Project Management
9 11 (9.02%) Multithreading
9 11 (9.02%) Open Source
9 11 (9.02%) Software Architecture
9 11 (9.02%) Software Licensing
10 10 (8.20%) DevOps
10 10 (8.20%) Data Privacy
10 10 (8.20%) Database Tuning
10 10 (8.20%) OOD
10 10 (8.20%) ETL
10 10 (8.20%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.92%) C#
2 63 (51.64%) Python
3 50 (40.98%) C
4 48 (39.34%) Java
5 37 (30.33%) PHP
6 31 (25.41%) SQL
7 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.48%) VB.NET
9 13 (10.66%) Objective-C
9 13 (10.66%) Ruby
10 8 (6.56%) Perl
11 3 (2.46%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.64%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.64%) VB
13 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.82%) Erlang
13 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (50.82%) Degree
2 10 (8.20%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.10%) PhD
5 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.11%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Firmware
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) ZABBIX
1 6 (4.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.48%) Websense
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle
4 8 (6.56%) Splunk
5 6 (4.92%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.28%) IBM
7 1 (0.82%) Apple
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