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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 103 54 97
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +43
Permanent jobs citing C++ 39 96 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.60% 4.10% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 10.02% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 83 35
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
839 958 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.48% 40.92% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 730 824 746
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 £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Reading

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (56.67%) C#
2 50 (55.56%) C
3 47 (52.22%) Windows
4 38 (42.22%) Python
5 36 (40.00%) Java
6 35 (38.89%) Degree
7 34 (37.78%) Software Engineering
8 33 (36.67%) .NET
8 33 (36.67%) Linux
9 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (31.11%) OO
10 27 (30.00%) UNIX
10 27 (30.00%) SQL
11 26 (28.89%) Computer Science
12 25 (27.78%) Perl
13 24 (26.67%) Ruby
14 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
14 23 (25.56%) UML
15 22 (24.44%) HTML
16 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
16 21 (23.33%) ASP.NET
17 19 (21.11%) WCF
18 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
19 17 (18.89%) Web Services
20 16 (17.78%) Mac OS X
21 13 (14.44%) Visual Studio
21 13 (14.44%) jQuery
22 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
22 12 (13.33%) HTML5
22 12 (13.33%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.11%) Zope
5 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
4 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.44%) Rational Rose
4 4 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.44%) RequisitePro
4 4 (4.44%) ClearQuest
4 4 (4.44%) Selenium
5 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (2.22%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.11%) Ant
7 1 (1.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Avionics
4 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 22 (24.44%) Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Technical Support
3 19 (21.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (18.89%) Technical Engineer
4 17 (18.89%) Technical Support Engineer
4 17 (18.89%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Junior
6 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Tester
6 7 (7.78%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Junior Tester
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 6 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Software Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Junior Software Tester
8 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.67%) .NET
2 22 (24.44%) HTML
3 21 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 19 (21.11%) WCF
5 17 (18.89%) Web Services
6 13 (14.44%) jQuery
7 12 (13.33%) HTML5
8 11 (12.22%) WPF
9 10 (11.11%) Ajax
10 9 (10.00%) CSS
11 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.56%) Spring
12 5 (5.56%) XML
12 5 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (4.44%) WinForms
13 4 (4.44%) J2EE
13 4 (4.44%) REST
14 3 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 3 (3.33%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.33%) Social Media
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 2 (2.22%) Open Source
6 2 (2.22%) Physics
6 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) MPEG
7 1 (1.11%) Economics
7 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.22%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Linux
3 27 (30.00%) UNIX
4 16 (17.78%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.44%) AIX
6 3 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.22%) Android
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.11%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) Software Engineering
2 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.11%) OO
3 23 (25.56%) UML
4 12 (13.33%) OOD
4 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (8.89%) Multithreading
5 8 (8.89%) Project Management
6 7 (7.78%) Scrum
6 7 (7.78%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.67%) MVC
8 5 (5.56%) System Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.44%) Release Management
9 4 (4.44%) Time Management
9 4 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) SOA
9 4 (4.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.67%) C#
2 50 (55.56%) C
3 38 (42.22%) Python
4 36 (40.00%) Java
5 27 (30.00%) SQL
6 25 (27.78%) Perl
7 24 (26.67%) Ruby
8 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.33%) PHP
11 2 (2.22%) Ada
12 1 (1.11%) Tcl
12 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.11%) XPath
12 1 (1.11%) Erlang
12 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (38.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.11%) MOS
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Firmware
3 1 (1.11%) Xen
3 1 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) IBM
3 4 (4.44%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.33%) Remedy
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco
5 2 (2.22%) Juniper
5 2 (2.22%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.11%) Siebel
6 1 (1.11%) Imperva
6 1 (1.11%) F5
6 1 (1.11%) HP
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