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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 31 125 68
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -57
Permanent jobs citing C++ 135 25 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.13% 1.02% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.75% 2.98% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 129 24 72
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +8.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
857 840 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 45.25% 34.24% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 783 718 821
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Reading

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 99 (47.83%) Linux
2 90 (43.48%) Java
2 90 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (41.06%) Degree
4 70 (33.82%) Unix
5 68 (32.85%) Python
6 60 (28.99%) Windows
6 60 (28.99%) Software Engineering
7 59 (28.50%) SDLC
8 58 (28.02%) Computer Science
9 53 (25.60%) JavaScript
10 52 (25.12%) SQL Server
11 51 (24.64%) C#
12 48 (23.19%) SQL
13 44 (21.26%) Oracle
14 42 (20.29%) Scrum
15 41 (19.81%) OO
16 40 (19.32%) .NET
16 40 (19.32%) HTML
17 38 (18.36%) Project Management
18 37 (17.87%) CSS
19 33 (15.94%) Data Management
19 33 (15.94%) Ruby
19 33 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
19 33 (15.94%) Node.js
20 32 (15.46%) Perl
21 31 (14.98%) Subversion
22 30 (14.49%) Analytics
23 29 (14.01%) VMware
24 27 (13.04%) SMTP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 33 (15.94%) Node.js
2 17 (8.21%) IIS
3 12 (5.80%) JBoss
4 7 (3.38%) Apache
4 7 (3.38%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.45%) nginx
6 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Adobe After Effects
1 6 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Odoo
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.04%) SMTP
2 23 (11.11%) Internet
3 18 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 17 (8.21%) HTTP
5 16 (7.73%) Wireshark
6 13 (6.28%) SAN
7 12 (5.80%) IMAP
7 12 (5.80%) NAS
7 12 (5.80%) SSL
8 10 (4.83%) DNS
9 8 (3.86%) FTP
9 8 (3.86%) POP3
9 8 (3.86%) SSH
10 3 (1.45%) LDAP
11 2 (0.97%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.97%) DHCP
11 2 (0.97%) Wireless
12 1 (0.48%) DVB
12 1 (0.48%) Firewall
12 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.59%) QlikView
3 15 (7.25%) HBase
4 13 (6.28%) MySQL
5 7 (3.38%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.93%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.93%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (14.98%) Subversion
2 25 (12.08%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.59%) Artifactory
4 14 (6.76%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.28%) AQtime
5 13 (6.28%) JIRA
5 13 (6.28%) WebLOAD
6 12 (5.80%) JUnit
6 12 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.80%) TestNG
7 8 (3.86%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.90%) Ant
9 4 (1.93%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.93%) NetBeans
10 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.97%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 20 (9.66%) Finance
2 15 (7.25%) Electronics
3 14 (6.76%) Retail
4 10 (4.83%) Marketing
5 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.45%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (41.06%) Developer
2 46 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 42 (20.29%) C++ Developer
4 27 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 25 (12.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (11.59%) Linux Developer
6 24 (11.59%) Python Developer
7 20 (9.66%) Java Developer
7 20 (9.66%) Senior Developer
8 18 (8.70%) Java Engineer
8 18 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (8.70%) Security Engineer
9 16 (7.73%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (7.73%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (7.73%) Web Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Unix Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Unix Security Engineer
11 14 (6.76%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.32%) .NET
1 40 (19.32%) HTML
2 37 (17.87%) CSS
3 22 (10.63%) STL
4 21 (10.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 20 (9.66%) AngularJS
6 17 (8.21%) XML
7 14 (6.76%) MAPI
8 13 (6.28%) jQuery
9 12 (5.80%) Ajax
10 11 (5.31%) JSP
10 11 (5.31%) POSIX
11 7 (3.38%) Web Services
12 6 (2.90%) HTML5
13 5 (2.42%) JSON
13 5 (2.42%) LAMP
13 5 (2.42%) WPF
14 4 (1.93%) Java SE
14 4 (1.93%) JDBC
14 4 (1.93%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (28.02%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.59%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.86%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.86%) User Experience
6 6 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (2.90%) Animation
6 6 (2.90%) Motion Graphics
6 6 (2.90%) New Media
7 5 (2.42%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.42%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.97%) Blog
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.97%) PKI
9 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.48%) Physics
9 1 (0.48%) STB
Operating Systems
1 99 (47.83%) Linux
2 70 (33.82%) Unix
3 60 (28.99%) Windows
4 15 (7.25%) Android
4 15 (7.25%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.99%) Software Engineering
3 59 (28.50%) SDLC
4 42 (20.29%) Scrum
5 41 (19.81%) OO
6 38 (18.36%) Project Management
7 33 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (15.94%) Data Management
8 30 (14.49%) Analytics
9 26 (12.56%) Multithreading
10 25 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (11.59%) SOA
12 23 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 23 (11.11%) TDD
13 21 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (10.14%) Software Deployment
14 20 (9.66%) Data Protection
14 20 (9.66%) Open Source
15 19 (9.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.48%) Java
2 68 (32.85%) Python
3 53 (25.60%) JavaScript
4 51 (24.64%) C#
5 48 (23.19%) SQL
6 33 (15.94%) Ruby
7 32 (15.46%) Perl
8 20 (9.66%) C
9 16 (7.73%) Shell Script
10 15 (7.25%) PHP
10 15 (7.25%) VB
11 14 (6.76%) PL/SQL
12 12 (5.80%) R
13 8 (3.86%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.93%) Ada
14 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.97%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (41.06%) Degree
2 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) CISSP
3 1 (0.48%) GCIA
3 1 (0.48%) GCIH
3 1 (0.48%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.66%) QA
2 8 (3.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.25%) HDFS
2 15 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.28%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.97%) Firmware
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (6.28%) Perfmon
2 3 (1.45%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (21.26%) Oracle
2 29 (14.01%) VMware
3 24 (11.59%) Informatica
3 24 (11.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.90%) Zend
5 4 (1.93%) Forcepoint
5 4 (1.93%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.97%) Symantec
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Facebook
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) Splunk
7 1 (0.48%) Sun
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