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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 38 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 33 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.21% 3.91% 4.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.00% 8.56% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +12.87%
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
300 257 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 47.39% 45.65% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 270 244 267
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £45,750
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 23 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 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 37 (71.15%) Degree
2 27 (51.92%) Software Engineering
3 25 (48.08%) C
4 24 (46.15%) Java
5 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 18 (34.62%) C#
6 18 (34.62%) Windows
7 17 (32.69%) Python
7 17 (32.69%) System Testing
7 17 (32.69%) Software Architecture
8 16 (30.77%) .NET
9 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
9 15 (28.85%) SQL
10 14 (26.92%) Ajax
11 13 (25.00%) Embedded C++
12 12 (23.08%) VB
13 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
13 11 (21.15%) XML
14 10 (19.23%) CSS
14 10 (19.23%) SOAP
14 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
15 9 (17.31%) Embedded C
16 7 (13.46%) HTML
17 6 (11.54%) COM+
17 6 (11.54%) XSLT
17 6 (11.54%) XHTML
17 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
17 6 (11.54%) Project Management
17 6 (11.54%) VB6
17 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) ATM
1 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MSI
1 1 (1.92%) GDB
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Software Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.54%) C++ Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Development Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Programmer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Software Programmer
7 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (1.92%) Application Development Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Java Development Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Development Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 14 (26.92%) Ajax
3 11 (21.15%) XML
4 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
4 10 (19.23%) SOAP
5 7 (13.46%) HTML
6 6 (11.54%) COM+
6 6 (11.54%) XSLT
6 6 (11.54%) XHTML
7 5 (9.62%) Flash
8 4 (7.69%) Silverlight
8 4 (7.69%) MFC
9 1 (1.92%) J2EE
9 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.62%) IVR
2 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.92%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.69%) System Testing
2 17 (32.69%) Software Architecture
3 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Web Design
5 4 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL
6 2 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (1.92%) Validation
7 1 (1.92%) CMMI
7 1 (1.92%) OOP
7 1 (1.92%) OOD
7 1 (1.92%) SOA
7 1 (1.92%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (1.92%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.92%) V-Model
7 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C
2 24 (46.15%) Java
3 18 (34.62%) C#
4 17 (32.69%) Python
5 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.85%) SQL
6 13 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 12 (23.08%) VB
8 9 (17.31%) Embedded C
9 6 (11.54%) VB6
10 5 (9.62%) VC++
11 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (71.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) WAI
2 1 (1.92%) JTAG
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) NCR
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