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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 49 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.89% 2.61% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 5.67% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
410 300 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.94% 46.01% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 364 253 304
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 31 (65.96%) Software Engineering
2 25 (53.19%) Degree
3 24 (51.06%) C
4 23 (48.94%) C#
5 22 (46.81%) MFC
6 21 (44.68%) .NET
7 20 (42.55%) Embedded C++
8 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
9 12 (25.53%) Software Architecture
9 12 (25.53%) Middleware
9 12 (25.53%) Windows
9 12 (25.53%) Python
10 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
10 11 (23.40%) Java
10 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.40%) Algorithms
11 10 (21.28%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (21.28%) RESTful
11 10 (21.28%) JSON
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.28%) ISO 9001
11 10 (21.28%) STL
11 10 (21.28%) XML
12 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
12 9 (19.15%) GPRS
12 9 (19.15%) GSM
12 9 (19.15%) Embedded C
12 9 (19.15%) NEC
12 9 (19.15%) Electronics
12 9 (19.15%) Wireless

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.15%) Wireless
2 9 (19.15%) GPRS
2 9 (19.15%) GSM
2 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
3 1 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
1 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) CppUnit
2 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.64%) GDB
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.15%) Electronics
2 5 (10.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Software Engineer
2 23 (48.94%) Developer
3 20 (42.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (25.53%) C++ Developer
5 10 (21.28%) Software Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Graduate
7 6 (12.77%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Firmware Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Trainee
11 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) MFC
2 21 (44.68%) .NET
3 12 (25.53%) Middleware
4 10 (21.28%) STL
4 10 (21.28%) XML
4 10 (21.28%) JSON
4 10 (21.28%) RESTful
5 9 (19.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (12.77%) Ajax
6 6 (12.77%) HTML
6 6 (12.77%) CSS
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.64%) Spring
7 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.26%) WinForms
9 1 (2.13%) XSLT
9 1 (2.13%) XHTML
9 1 (2.13%) COM
9 1 (2.13%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.40%) Algorithms
3 10 (21.28%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (19.15%) Home Automation
4 9 (19.15%) Mathematics
5 7 (14.89%) Physics
6 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (4.26%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Software Engineering
2 12 (25.53%) Software Architecture
3 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 5 (10.64%) OOP
4 5 (10.64%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) CAD
5 4 (8.51%) CAE
6 3 (6.38%) Android Development
6 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) C
2 23 (48.94%) C#
3 20 (42.55%) Embedded C++
4 12 (25.53%) Python
5 11 (23.40%) Java
6 9 (19.15%) Embedded C
6 9 (19.15%) Assembly Language
7 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.64%) PHP
8 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.26%) Lua
10 1 (2.13%) SQL
10 1 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) ISO 9001
2 9 (19.15%) JTAG
3 2 (4.26%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) EMC
2 9 (19.15%) NEC
2 9 (19.15%) Lauterbach
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago