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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 52 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 32 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.18% 2.78% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 5.73% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 22
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
436 279 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.92% 48.44% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 397 234 368
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 32 (57.14%) Degree
3 26 (46.43%) C#
4 23 (41.07%) C
4 23 (41.07%) .NET
5 22 (39.29%) Embedded C++
6 19 (33.93%) MFC
7 17 (30.36%) Java
7 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 17 (30.36%) Python
7 17 (30.36%) Software Architecture
8 16 (28.57%) XML
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
10 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 12 (21.43%) Middleware
11 12 (21.43%) Ajax
12 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
12 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (19.64%) Algorithms
13 10 (17.86%) HTML
13 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
13 10 (17.86%) CSS
13 10 (17.86%) STL
13 10 (17.86%) ISO 9001
13 10 (17.86%) JSON
13 10 (17.86%) RESTful
14 9 (16.07%) CppUnit
14 9 (16.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 9 (16.07%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (14.29%) VB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.71%) Wireless
2 6 (10.71%) GPRS
2 6 (10.71%) GSM
2 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) SNMP
3 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) CppUnit
2 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.71%) GDB
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 22 (39.29%) Developer
3 18 (32.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) C++ Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Software Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Graduate
7 7 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Graduate Software Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
9 4 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) MFC
3 16 (28.57%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) Middleware
4 12 (21.43%) Ajax
5 10 (17.86%) JSON
5 10 (17.86%) STL
5 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 10 (17.86%) HTML
5 10 (17.86%) CSS
5 10 (17.86%) RESTful
6 9 (16.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (12.50%) SOAP
7 7 (12.50%) COM+
7 7 (12.50%) XSLT
7 7 (12.50%) XHTML
8 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.93%) Spring
8 5 (8.93%) Silverlight
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (19.64%) Algorithms
3 9 (16.07%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 6 (10.71%) Home Automation
5 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.93%) Physics
7 2 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (3.57%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.79%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.36%) Software Architecture
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (10.71%) OOP
6 5 (8.93%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 5 (8.93%) System Testing
7 4 (7.14%) CAD
7 4 (7.14%) CAE
8 3 (5.36%) MVC
8 3 (5.36%) Android Development
8 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.79%) OOD
10 1 (1.79%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) C#
2 23 (41.07%) C
3 22 (39.29%) Embedded C++
4 17 (30.36%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) Python
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 8 (14.29%) VB
7 7 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 7 (12.50%) VB6
8 6 (10.71%) Assembly Language
9 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
9 5 (8.93%) PHP
10 2 (3.57%) Lua
11 1 (1.79%) SQL
11 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) ISO 9001
2 7 (12.50%) WAI
2 7 (12.50%) JTAG
3 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) EMC
2 6 (10.71%) NEC
2 6 (10.71%) Lauterbach
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