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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 59 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.60% 2.48% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 5.36% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
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
429 317 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 58.69% 46.21% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 374 271 224
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (64.58%) Software Engineering
2 28 (58.33%) Degree
3 26 (54.17%) C#
4 25 (52.08%) .NET
4 25 (52.08%) MFC
5 24 (50.00%) C
6 20 (41.67%) Embedded C++
7 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
7 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
8 13 (27.08%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (25.00%) Home Automation
9 12 (25.00%) Lauterbach
9 12 (25.00%) JTAG
9 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 12 (25.00%) GPRS
9 12 (25.00%) GSM
9 12 (25.00%) Windows
9 12 (25.00%) Java
9 12 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 12 (25.00%) NEC
9 12 (25.00%) Electronics
9 12 (25.00%) EMC
9 12 (25.00%) Assembly Language
9 12 (25.00%) Firmware
9 12 (25.00%) Wireless
10 11 (22.92%) Algorithms
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.83%) STL
11 10 (20.83%) XML
12 9 (18.75%) Python

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 12 (25.00%) Wireless
2 12 (25.00%) GPRS
2 12 (25.00%) GSM
2 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) SMTP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) CppUnit
2 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.42%) GDB
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.00%) Electronics
2 7 (14.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 24 (50.00%) Developer
3 20 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) C++ Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Graduate
7 6 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
11 1 (2.08%) 3D Software Engineer
11 1 (2.08%) Lead Programmer
11 1 (2.08%) CAD Engineer
11 1 (2.08%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
1 25 (52.08%) MFC
2 10 (20.83%) STL
2 10 (20.83%) XML
3 9 (18.75%) Middleware
3 9 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (14.58%) RESTful
4 7 (14.58%) CSS
4 7 (14.58%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) JSON
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.50%) Ajax
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Spring
6 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.17%) WinForms
8 1 (2.08%) SOAP
8 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.08%) COM
8 1 (2.08%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.08%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (25.00%) Home Automation
4 11 (22.92%) Algorithms
5 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 8 (16.67%) Physics
7 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (4.17%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) MVC
5 5 (10.42%) Scrum
5 5 (10.42%) OOP
5 5 (10.42%) OO
6 3 (6.25%) CAD
6 3 (6.25%) CAE
6 3 (6.25%) Android Development
6 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Game Development
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) C#
2 24 (50.00%) C
3 20 (41.67%) Embedded C++
4 12 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 12 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (18.75%) Python
6 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.42%) PHP
7 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) Lua
9 1 (2.08%) VB6
9 1 (2.08%) SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) JTAG
2 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.08%) WAI
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) EMC
1 12 (25.00%) NEC
1 12 (25.00%) Lauterbach
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft