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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 54 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 24 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.25% 3.51% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 8.79% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 24
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
417 182 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.43% 39.91% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 350 169 270
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
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 19 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 32 (66.67%) Degree
3 31 (64.58%) C
4 24 (50.00%) Python
4 24 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 20 (41.67%) Embedded C++
6 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 17 (35.42%) Windows
6 17 (35.42%) System Testing
7 16 (33.33%) Java
8 14 (29.17%) C#
9 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (25.00%) VB
10 11 (22.92%) .NET
10 11 (22.92%) Ajax
11 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
11 10 (20.83%) CSS
11 10 (20.83%) SOAP
11 10 (20.83%) XML
12 9 (18.75%) Embedded C
13 7 (14.58%) Middleware
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
14 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (12.50%) VB6
14 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (12.50%) WAI
14 6 (12.50%) JSON
14 6 (12.50%) COM+

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.08%) SMTP
1 1 (2.08%) FTP
1 1 (2.08%) SNMP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) GDB
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Software Programmer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Trainee
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Software Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
1 11 (22.92%) Ajax
2 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
2 10 (20.83%) CSS
2 10 (20.83%) SOAP
2 10 (20.83%) XML
3 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) Middleware
4 6 (12.50%) RESTful
4 6 (12.50%) JSON
4 6 (12.50%) XHTML
4 6 (12.50%) COM+
4 6 (12.50%) XSLT
5 5 (10.42%) Flash
6 4 (8.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) IVR
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 24 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 17 (35.42%) System Testing
4 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Web Design
6 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) CAD
7 2 (4.17%) CAE
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.08%) OOP
8 1 (2.08%) OOD
8 1 (2.08%) Network Management
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) C
2 24 (50.00%) Python
3 20 (41.67%) Embedded C++
4 16 (33.33%) Java
5 14 (29.17%) C#
6 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.00%) VB
7 9 (18.75%) Embedded C
8 6 (12.50%) VB6
9 3 (6.25%) SQL
10 1 (2.08%) VC++
10 1 (2.08%) Lua
10 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 6 (12.50%) WAI
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) JTAG
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago