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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 52 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 27 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.71% 2.99% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 6.69% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £58,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
417 284 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 57.28% 44.72% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 365 246 251
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (48.98%) C
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
1 24 (48.98%) MFC
2 20 (40.82%) C#
2 20 (40.82%) Windows
3 18 (36.73%) Degree
4 17 (34.69%) Software Engineering
5 13 (26.53%) Electronics
5 13 (26.53%) Firmware
5 13 (26.53%) Embedded C
5 13 (26.53%) Embedded C++
5 13 (26.53%) GSM
5 13 (26.53%) Ethernet
5 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
5 13 (26.53%) HTML
5 13 (26.53%) Java
6 12 (24.49%) STL
6 12 (24.49%) XML
6 12 (24.49%) CppUnit
6 12 (24.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
7 11 (22.45%) Lauterbach
7 11 (22.45%) JTAG
7 11 (22.45%) CSS
7 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.45%) Games
8 10 (20.41%) NEC
8 10 (20.41%) Wireless
8 10 (20.41%) EMC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) GSM
1 13 (26.53%) Ethernet
1 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.41%) Wireless
2 10 (20.41%) GPRS
3 2 (4.08%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.08%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) CppUnit
2 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.12%) GDB
General
1 13 (26.53%) Electronics
2 11 (22.45%) Games
3 8 (16.33%) Finance
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Software Engineer
3 13 (26.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (22.45%) C++ Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Programmer
7 5 (10.20%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Product Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Junior
9 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.12%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Lead Programmer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior Software Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
1 24 (48.98%) MFC
2 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 12 (24.49%) STL
3 12 (24.49%) XML
3 12 (24.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.12%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
8 1 (2.04%) Web Services
8 1 (2.04%) WinForms
8 1 (2.04%) WPF
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
2 10 (20.41%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (20.41%) Home Automation
3 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 7 (14.29%) Physics
3 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) BBC
5 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) Ubuntu
4 8 (16.33%) UNIX
5 7 (14.29%) SUSE
5 7 (14.29%) Debian
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.16%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.37%) MVC
3 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.16%) Game Development
3 4 (8.16%) RUP
3 4 (8.16%) UML
4 1 (2.04%) Android Development
4 1 (2.04%) iOS Development
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) C
2 20 (40.82%) C#
3 13 (26.53%) Embedded C
3 13 (26.53%) Embedded C++
3 13 (26.53%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (20.41%) Assembly Language
6 8 (16.33%) Python
6 8 (16.33%) SQL
7 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.16%) Uniface
7 4 (8.16%) Tcl
7 4 (8.16%) AWK
7 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.16%) VBScript
7 4 (8.16%) VB
7 4 (8.16%) COBOL
7 4 (8.16%) Perl
8 3 (6.12%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Lauterbach
2 10 (20.41%) NEC
2 10 (20.41%) EMC
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.16%) Northgate
6 1 (2.04%) Sony
6 1 (2.04%) Google
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22194 - £25968 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago