The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 40 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 33 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.80% 4.08% 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 9.24% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 24
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
332 249 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 48.33% 44.15% 52.87%
Number of salaries quoted 296 237 273
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 £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
South Yorkshire

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 31 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (68.63%) Degree
2 28 (54.90%) Software Engineering
3 25 (49.02%) C
4 23 (45.10%) Java
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
6 18 (35.29%) Windows
6 18 (35.29%) Python
6 18 (35.29%) C#
6 18 (35.29%) Software Architecture
7 17 (33.33%) System Testing
8 16 (31.37%) .NET
9 14 (27.45%) Embedded C++
9 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
10 13 (25.49%) SQL
10 13 (25.49%) Ajax
11 12 (23.53%) VB
12 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
12 11 (21.57%) XML
13 10 (19.61%) CSS
13 10 (19.61%) SOAP
13 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
14 9 (17.65%) Embedded C
15 7 (13.73%) HTML
16 6 (11.76%) COM+
16 6 (11.76%) XSLT
16 6 (11.76%) XHTML
16 6 (11.76%) Project Management
16 6 (11.76%) VB6
16 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
16 6 (11.76%) WAI

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) ATM
1 1 (1.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) GDB
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) C++ Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Development Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Programmer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Software Programmer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Application Development Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Java Development Manager
8 1 (1.96%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Development Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) Ajax
3 11 (21.57%) XML
4 10 (19.61%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) SOAP
4 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.73%) HTML
6 6 (11.76%) COM+
6 6 (11.76%) XSLT
6 6 (11.76%) XHTML
7 5 (9.80%) Flash
8 4 (7.84%) Silverlight
9 3 (5.88%) MFC
10 1 (1.96%) jQuery
10 1 (1.96%) JSON
10 1 (1.96%) RESTful
10 1 (1.96%) Middleware
10 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
1 5 (9.80%) IVR
1 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Software Engineering
2 18 (35.29%) Software Architecture
3 17 (33.33%) System Testing
4 6 (11.76%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Web Design
6 3 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) Workflow
8 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.96%) Network Management
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.96%) V-Model
8 1 (1.96%) Validation
8 1 (1.96%) CMMI
8 1 (1.96%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C
2 23 (45.10%) Java
3 18 (35.29%) Python
3 18 (35.29%) C#
4 14 (27.45%) Embedded C++
4 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.49%) SQL
6 12 (23.53%) VB
7 9 (17.65%) Embedded C
8 6 (11.76%) VB6
9 4 (7.84%) VC++
10 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (68.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) WAI
2 1 (1.96%) JTAG
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) NCR
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