The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 58 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.51% 2.49% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 5.53% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
South Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
445 199 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 58.71% 45.12% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 385 178 317
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

C++
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

C++ Salary Trend in Sheffield

C++
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 41 (78.85%) Software Engineering
2 32 (61.54%) Degree
3 30 (57.69%) C
4 29 (55.77%) Python
4 29 (55.77%) Software Architecture
5 24 (46.15%) Embedded C++
6 20 (38.46%) Windows
7 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
8 17 (32.69%) C#
8 17 (32.69%) System Testing
9 14 (26.92%) .NET
10 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 12 (23.08%) Java
11 12 (23.08%) XML
11 12 (23.08%) Middleware
11 12 (23.08%) Ajax
12 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (21.15%) CSS
12 11 (21.15%) SOAP
12 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
13 10 (19.23%) VB
13 10 (19.23%) ISO 9001
13 10 (19.23%) RESTful
13 10 (19.23%) JSON
14 9 (17.31%) Embedded C
15 8 (15.38%) HTML
16 7 (13.46%) COM+
16 7 (13.46%) XSLT
16 7 (13.46%) XHTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) SMTP
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) GDB
General
1 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Software Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 7 (13.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Graduate
8 3 (5.77%) Programmer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Trainee
9 2 (3.85%) Software Programmer
9 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 1 (1.92%) 3D Software Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) .NET
2 12 (23.08%) Middleware
2 12 (23.08%) Ajax
2 12 (23.08%) XML
3 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 11 (21.15%) SOAP
4 10 (19.23%) JSON
4 10 (19.23%) RESTful
5 8 (15.38%) HTML
6 7 (13.46%) COM+
6 7 (13.46%) XSLT
6 7 (13.46%) XHTML
7 5 (9.62%) Silverlight
8 3 (5.77%) MFC
9 2 (3.85%) STL
9 2 (3.85%) Flash
10 1 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (1.92%) COM
10 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.85%) IVR
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.92%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Software Engineering
2 29 (55.77%) Software Architecture
3 17 (32.69%) System Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.46%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.77%) CAD
7 3 (5.77%) CAE
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) OOP
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Web Design
8 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.92%) OO
9 1 (1.92%) OOD
9 1 (1.92%) Scrum
9 1 (1.92%) Load Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Network Management
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) C
2 29 (55.77%) Python
3 24 (46.15%) Embedded C++
4 17 (32.69%) C#
5 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (23.08%) Java
7 10 (19.23%) VB
8 9 (17.31%) Embedded C
9 7 (13.46%) VB6
10 2 (3.85%) Lua
11 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.92%) VC++
11 1 (1.92%) PHP
11 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (61.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) ISO 9001
2 7 (13.46%) WAI
3 2 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) JTAG
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 24 days ago