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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 51 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 24 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.27% 3.50% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 8.74% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 23
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
416 183 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.75% 40.04% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 350 168 272
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 23 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 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 32 (68.09%) Software Engineering
1 32 (68.09%) Degree
2 30 (63.83%) C
3 24 (51.06%) Python
3 24 (51.06%) Software Architecture
4 20 (42.55%) Embedded C++
5 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
5 17 (36.17%) Windows
5 17 (36.17%) System Testing
6 15 (31.91%) Java
7 14 (29.79%) C#
8 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.53%) VB
9 11 (23.40%) .NET
9 11 (23.40%) Ajax
10 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.28%) CSS
10 10 (21.28%) SOAP
10 10 (21.28%) XML
11 9 (19.15%) Embedded C
12 7 (14.89%) Middleware
12 7 (14.89%) HTML
12 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
13 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.77%) VB6
13 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (12.77%) WAI
13 6 (12.77%) JSON
13 6 (12.77%) COM+

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.13%) SMTP
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
1 1 (2.13%) SNMP
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) GDB
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Programmer
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Software Programmer
7 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Trainee
8 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate
9 1 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
1 11 (23.40%) Ajax
2 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
2 10 (21.28%) SOAP
2 10 (21.28%) XML
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) Middleware
4 6 (12.77%) RESTful
4 6 (12.77%) JSON
4 6 (12.77%) XHTML
4 6 (12.77%) COM+
4 6 (12.77%) XSLT
5 5 (10.64%) Flash
6 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) IVR
1 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Software Engineering
2 24 (51.06%) Software Architecture
3 17 (36.17%) System Testing
4 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) Web Design
6 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) CAD
7 2 (4.26%) CAE
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.13%) OOP
8 1 (2.13%) OOD
8 1 (2.13%) Network Management
8 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C
2 24 (51.06%) Python
3 20 (42.55%) Embedded C++
4 15 (31.91%) Java
5 14 (29.79%) C#
6 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.53%) VB
7 9 (19.15%) Embedded C
8 6 (12.77%) VB6
9 2 (4.26%) SQL
10 1 (2.13%) VC++
10 1 (2.13%) Lua
10 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (68.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) ISO 9001
1 6 (12.77%) WAI
2 2 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) JTAG
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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