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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 53 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 25 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.37% 3.88% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.44% 9.86% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 24
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,668 £34,800 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £35,000
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
388 213 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 52.29% 39.37% 51.89%
Number of salaries quoted 322 205 279
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 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 (66.67%) Degree
2 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 26 (54.17%) C
4 20 (41.67%) Python
4 20 (41.67%) Software Architecture
5 19 (39.58%) Java
6 18 (37.50%) Windows
6 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (35.42%) C#
7 17 (35.42%) System Testing
8 16 (33.33%) Embedded C++
9 14 (29.17%) .NET
10 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.00%) VB
11 11 (22.92%) XML
11 11 (22.92%) Ajax
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
12 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 10 (20.83%) CSS
12 10 (20.83%) SOAP
13 9 (18.75%) Embedded C
14 7 (14.58%) SQL
14 7 (14.58%) HTML
15 6 (12.50%) COM+
15 6 (12.50%) XSLT
15 6 (12.50%) XHTML
15 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 6 (12.50%) VB6
15 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (12.50%) WAI

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) ATM
1 1 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
1 1 (2.08%) GDB
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.33%) Software Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Trainee
8 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
2 11 (22.92%) XML
2 11 (22.92%) Ajax
3 10 (20.83%) CSS
3 10 (20.83%) SOAP
3 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.58%) HTML
5 6 (12.50%) XHTML
5 6 (12.50%) COM+
5 6 (12.50%) XSLT
6 5 (10.42%) Flash
7 4 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 3 (6.25%) RESTful
8 3 (6.25%) Middleware
8 3 (6.25%) JSON
9 1 (2.08%) jQuery
9 1 (2.08%) J2EE
9 1 (2.08%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) IVR
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 20 (41.67%) Software Architecture
3 17 (35.42%) System Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.42%) Web Design
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Workflow
7 1 (2.08%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL
7 1 (2.08%) OOP
7 1 (2.08%) OO
7 1 (2.08%) OOD
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) CAD
7 1 (2.08%) CAE
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) C
2 20 (41.67%) Python
3 19 (39.58%) Java
4 17 (35.42%) C#
5 16 (33.33%) Embedded C++
6 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.00%) VB
7 9 (18.75%) Embedded C
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
9 6 (12.50%) VB6
10 2 (4.17%) VC++
11 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) WAI
2 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) JTAG
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) NCR
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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