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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 62 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.20% 2.50% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 5.33% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 18
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
432 338 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 55.89% 46.94% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 373 289 207
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 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 29 (58.00%) .NET
1 29 (58.00%) Software Engineering
1 29 (58.00%) Degree
2 28 (56.00%) C#
3 26 (52.00%) MFC
4 23 (46.00%) C
5 17 (34.00%) Embedded C++
6 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (30.00%) Java
6 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 14 (28.00%) Electronics
7 14 (28.00%) Windows
7 14 (28.00%) Embedded C
7 14 (28.00%) GSM
7 14 (28.00%) Ethernet
7 14 (28.00%) Firmware
8 13 (26.00%) JTAG
8 13 (26.00%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (26.00%) Lauterbach
9 12 (24.00%) Home Automation
9 12 (24.00%) NEC
9 12 (24.00%) Wireless
9 12 (24.00%) GPRS
9 12 (24.00%) EMC
9 12 (24.00%) Assembly Language
10 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (22.00%) Games
10 11 (22.00%) Algorithms
11 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 10 (20.00%) Physics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (28.00%) GSM
2 14 (28.00%) Ethernet
3 12 (24.00%) GPRS
3 12 (24.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
1 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) CppUnit
2 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) GDB
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (28.00%) Electronics
2 11 (22.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 23 (46.00%) Software Engineer
3 18 (36.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) C++ Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Graduate
8 4 (8.00%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Programmer
9 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Programmer
10 2 (4.00%) Analyst
11 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 26 (52.00%) MFC
3 10 (20.00%) STL
3 10 (20.00%) XML
3 10 (20.00%) CSS
3 10 (20.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (18.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.00%) Ajax
7 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.00%) Spring
8 4 (8.00%) Middleware
9 3 (6.00%) JSON
9 3 (6.00%) RESTful
9 3 (6.00%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (4.00%) WinForms
11 1 (2.00%) Silverlight
11 1 (2.00%) SOAP
11 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (26.00%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (24.00%) Home Automation
4 11 (22.00%) Algorithms
5 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 10 (20.00%) Physics
6 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (4.00%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) SUSE
4 1 (2.00%) Debian
4 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.00%) MVC
3 5 (10.00%) Scrum
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) OOP
3 5 (10.00%) OO
4 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Game Development
5 3 (6.00%) Android Development
5 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.00%) CAD
6 2 (4.00%) CAE
7 1 (2.00%) RUP
7 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 23 (46.00%) C
3 17 (34.00%) Embedded C++
4 15 (30.00%) Java
5 14 (28.00%) Embedded C
6 12 (24.00%) Assembly Language
7 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.00%) Python
9 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (10.00%) PHP
10 3 (6.00%) SQL
11 2 (4.00%) VB
12 1 (2.00%) VBScript
12 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.00%) Perl
12 1 (2.00%) COBOL
12 1 (2.00%) Tcl
12 1 (2.00%) Uniface
12 1 (2.00%) AWK
12 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) JTAG
2 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.00%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Lauterbach
2 12 (24.00%) NEC
2 12 (24.00%) EMC
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Northgate
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