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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.00% 2.66% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 5.76% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 17
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £58,000 £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
437 330 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.98% 46.22% 56.05%
Number of salaries quoted 371 282 236
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 24 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (56.86%) .NET
2 26 (50.98%) MFC
2 26 (50.98%) C#
2 26 (50.98%) Degree
3 22 (43.14%) C
4 21 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 16 (31.37%) Java
5 16 (31.37%) Windows
6 15 (29.41%) GSM
6 15 (29.41%) Ethernet
6 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 15 (29.41%) Embedded C
6 15 (29.41%) Embedded C++
6 15 (29.41%) Firmware
6 15 (29.41%) Electronics
7 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
7 13 (25.49%) JTAG
7 13 (25.49%) Lauterbach
8 12 (23.53%) Home Automation
8 12 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (23.53%) NEC
8 12 (23.53%) GPRS
8 12 (23.53%) EMC
8 12 (23.53%) Assembly Language
8 12 (23.53%) Wireless
8 12 (23.53%) HTML
9 11 (21.57%) CSS
9 11 (21.57%) Games
9 11 (21.57%) Algorithms
10 10 (19.61%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) GSM
1 15 (29.41%) Ethernet
1 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 12 (23.53%) GPRS
2 12 (23.53%) Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.92%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) CppUnit
2 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) GDB
4 3 (5.88%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (29.41%) Electronics
2 11 (21.57%) Games
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) C++ Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Graduate
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Programmer
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Programmer
8 3 (5.88%) Product Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) .NET
2 26 (50.98%) MFC
3 12 (23.53%) HTML
4 11 (21.57%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) STL
5 10 (19.61%) XML
5 10 (19.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.84%) Spring
7 4 (7.84%) Ajax
8 3 (5.88%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (3.92%) WinForms
10 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.96%) WPF
10 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
2 12 (23.53%) Home Automation
2 12 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (21.57%) Algorithms
4 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 9 (17.65%) Physics
6 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 5 (9.80%) UNIX
5 4 (7.84%) SUSE
5 4 (7.84%) Debian
6 3 (5.88%) Android
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 9 (17.65%) MVC
3 4 (7.84%) Scrum
3 4 (7.84%) OOP
3 4 (7.84%) OO
4 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Game Development
4 3 (5.88%) Android Development
4 3 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 2 (3.92%) RUP
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) UML
6 1 (1.96%) CAD
6 1 (1.96%) CAE
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) C
3 16 (31.37%) Java
4 15 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 15 (29.41%) Embedded C++
5 12 (23.53%) Assembly Language
6 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.76%) PHP
8 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 5 (9.80%) Python
9 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
10 3 (5.88%) Uniface
10 3 (5.88%) VBScript
10 3 (5.88%) VB
11 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.92%) Perl
11 2 (3.92%) COBOL
11 2 (3.92%) AWK
11 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Lauterbach
2 12 (23.53%) NEC
2 12 (23.53%) EMC
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Northgate
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Modis
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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