The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 50 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1018 987 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.89% 4.46% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 9.41% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 857 851 1028
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10244 10486 10226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.22% 47.35% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8892 8858 9001
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C++
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the South East region.

C++ Salary Trend in the South East

C++
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in the South East

C++
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +4 337 £47,500 +9.82% 33
Hampshire +6 192 £46,500 +32.85% 41
Berkshire +28 191 £47,500 +5.55% 28
Oxfordshire +23 115 £42,500 +7.25% 35
Buckinghamshire +13 79 £45,000 - 14
West Sussex -45 42 £40,000 - 5
East Sussex -12 28 £38,750 -3.12% 5
Kent -11 23 £41,250 -17.50% 6
Middlesex -28 5 £43,750 -12.50%
Home Counties - 3 £40,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1002 (51.81%) Software Engineering
2 819 (42.35%) C#
3 740 (38.26%) Degree
4 688 (35.57%) Java
5 686 (35.47%) Linux
6 636 (32.89%) C
7 578 (29.89%) Windows
8 453 (23.42%) Computer Science
9 447 (23.11%) Python
10 422 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
11 405 (20.94%) SQL
12 374 (19.34%) JavaScript
13 370 (19.13%) .NET
14 319 (16.49%) OO
15 312 (16.13%) UNIX
16 296 (15.31%) HTML
17 286 (14.79%) Finance
18 256 (13.24%) Mathematics
19 251 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
20 250 (12.93%) XML
21 243 (12.56%) Visual Studio
21 243 (12.56%) SDLC
22 242 (12.51%) Multithreading
23 225 (11.63%) SQL Server
24 208 (10.75%) STL
25 200 (10.34%) CSS
26 192 (9.93%) Microsoft
27 189 (9.77%) UML
28 177 (9.15%) Telecoms
29 168 (8.69%) OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 50 (2.59%) Apache
2 36 (1.86%) IIS
3 31 (1.60%) SAS
4 28 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 23 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.03%) Node.js
7 19 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.47%) JBoss
8 9 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.31%) OpenEdge
9 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.31%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.26%) Jetty
10 5 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.26%) Drupal
11 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.21%) Kinematics
12 3 (0.16%) nginx
13 2 (0.10%) Lync
Applications
1 76 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.52%) MS Office
4 9 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
4 9 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.41%) Quicktime
5 8 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.36%) Simulink
7 6 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (0.26%) MS Project
8 5 (0.26%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.21%) SPSS
9 4 (0.21%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.10%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.10%) JDE World
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.052%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.052%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.052%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.052%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.17%) SaaS
2 21 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.16%) Route 53
7 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.052%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.052%) IaaS
8 1 (0.052%) PaaS
8 1 (0.052%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 151 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 52 (2.69%) HTTP
3 41 (2.12%) Ethernet
4 34 (1.76%) Network Security
5 29 (1.50%) Internet
6 27 (1.40%) Wireless
7 25 (1.29%) RTP
8 23 (1.19%) CTI
9 22 (1.14%) VoIP
10 21 (1.09%) SSL
11 20 (1.03%) Bluetooth
12 19 (0.98%) Modbus
13 16 (0.83%) FTP
14 13 (0.67%) LTE
14 13 (0.67%) Firewall
15 12 (0.62%) Broadband
16 11 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (0.52%) NFC
17 10 (0.52%) GSM
18 9 (0.47%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 119 (6.15%) MySQL
3 56 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 40 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 37 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 31 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 29 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 24 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.09%) Base SAS
11 20 (1.03%) CouchDB
12 19 (0.98%) MariaDB
13 18 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.31%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.31%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.31%) Big Data
17 5 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 243 (12.56%) Visual Studio
2 126 (6.51%) Subversion
3 68 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 67 (3.46%) JIRA
5 44 (2.28%) TeamCity
6 41 (2.12%) Eclipse
7 34 (1.76%) Jenkins
8 28 (1.45%) GCC
9 26 (1.34%) NUnit
10 23 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (1.14%) Metasploit
12 20 (1.03%) Moq
13 18 (0.93%) Selenium
13 18 (0.93%) Bugzilla
14 15 (0.78%) ClearCase
15 14 (0.72%) JUnit
15 14 (0.72%) Clang
16 13 (0.67%) InstallShield
17 11 (0.57%) Xcode
18 10 (0.52%) FitNesse
General
1 286 (14.79%) Finance
2 177 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 152 (7.86%) Electronics
4 137 (7.08%) Manufacturing
5 101 (5.22%) Games
6 75 (3.88%) Automotive
7 69 (3.57%) Aerospace
8 64 (3.31%) Banking
9 42 (2.17%) Marketing
10 31 (1.60%) Legal
11 28 (1.45%) Retail
12 14 (0.72%) Military
13 11 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.47%) Advertising
15 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.31%) Avionics
16 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.10%) Publishing
18 1 (0.052%) Billing
Job Titles
1 876 (45.29%) Developer
2 668 (34.54%) Software Engineer
3 366 (18.92%) C++ Developer
4 319 (16.49%) Software Developer
5 201 (10.39%) C++ Software Engineer
6 181 (9.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 116 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 112 (5.79%) Graduate
9 109 (5.64%) C# Developer
10 102 (5.27%) C++ Software Developer
11 83 (4.29%) Programmer
12 79 (4.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 72 (3.72%) Java Developer
13 72 (3.72%) Junior
14 70 (3.62%) Analyst
15 58 (3.00%) .NET Developer
15 58 (3.00%) Junior Developer
16 54 (2.79%) C# Software Engineer
16 54 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
17 52 (2.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (19.13%) .NET
2 296 (15.31%) HTML
3 250 (12.93%) XML
4 208 (10.75%) STL
5 200 (10.34%) CSS
6 134 (6.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 129 (6.67%) Qt
8 107 (5.53%) jQuery
9 105 (5.43%) MFC
10 104 (5.38%) ASP.NET
11 103 (5.33%) Web Services
12 91 (4.71%) HTML5
13 71 (3.67%) WPF
14 69 (3.57%) REST
15 60 (3.10%) COM
16 57 (2.95%) WCF
17 49 (2.53%) AngularJS
18 48 (2.48%) XSLT
19 43 (2.22%) SOAP
20 39 (2.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 453 (23.42%) Computer Science
2 256 (13.24%) Mathematics
3 251 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (7.03%) Algorithms
5 116 (6.00%) Physics
6 105 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
7 84 (4.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 62 (3.21%) Device Driver
9 56 (2.90%) Client/Server
10 50 (2.59%) Visualisation
11 45 (2.33%) Derivative
11 45 (2.33%) Equities
12 38 (1.96%) Management Information System
13 33 (1.71%) VHDL
14 31 (1.60%) Data Integration
15 29 (1.50%) Robotics
15 29 (1.50%) 3D Graphics
16 26 (1.34%) Raspberry Pi
17 25 (1.29%) User Experience
17 25 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 686 (35.47%) Linux
2 578 (29.89%) Windows
3 312 (16.13%) UNIX
4 101 (5.22%) Android
5 92 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 47 (2.43%) Embedded Linux
7 36 (1.86%) VxWorks
8 35 (1.81%) Windows 7
9 33 (1.71%) Solaris
10 21 (1.09%) Windows XP
11 17 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.83%) CentOS
13 15 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.67%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.62%) Windows NT
15 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (0.47%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.47%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.47%) Windows CE
17 8 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1002 (51.81%) Software Engineering
2 422 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (16.49%) OO
4 243 (12.56%) SDLC
5 242 (12.51%) Multithreading
6 189 (9.77%) UML
7 168 (8.69%) OOD
8 166 (8.58%) TDD
9 117 (6.05%) Unit Testing
10 109 (5.64%) OOP
11 98 (5.07%) Software Architecture
12 95 (4.91%) Scrum
13 94 (4.86%) MVC
14 93 (4.81%) Project Management
15 90 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
16 72 (3.72%) Web Development
16 72 (3.72%) Configuration Management
17 69 (3.57%) Software Testing
18 62 (3.21%) Static Code Analysis
19 58 (3.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 819 (42.35%) C#
2 688 (35.57%) Java
3 636 (32.89%) C
4 447 (23.11%) Python
5 405 (20.94%) SQL
6 374 (19.34%) JavaScript
7 136 (7.03%) PHP
8 127 (6.57%) Embedded C++
9 101 (5.22%) Perl
10 100 (5.17%) Ruby
11 88 (4.55%) Embedded C
12 83 (4.29%) VB
13 70 (3.62%) MATLAB
14 57 (2.95%) Bash Shell
15 50 (2.59%) VB.NET
16 44 (2.28%) Objective-C
17 39 (2.02%) Shell Script
18 37 (1.91%) VC++
19 32 (1.65%) Tcl
19 32 (1.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 740 (38.26%) Degree
2 119 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.57%) PhD
4 67 (3.46%) SC Cleared
5 37 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 29 (1.50%) ISEB
7 12 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.47%) MOS
10 8 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
11 7 (0.36%) CCNP
11 7 (0.36%) CCNA
12 4 (0.21%) HND
12 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.21%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.21%) APMP
13 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.10%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.71%) QA
2 20 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.31%) TickIT
5 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.21%) SLA
7 3 (0.16%) JTAG
8 2 (0.10%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.10%) GAMP
8 2 (0.10%) GMP
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
9 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (4.55%) Firmware
2 10 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.26%) iptables
4 4 (0.21%) XenServer
4 4 (0.21%) Xen
5 2 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.052%) Docker
6 1 (0.052%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 38 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (1.34%) Puppet
3 24 (1.24%) Nessus
4 23 (1.19%) Nmap
5 19 (0.98%) StatsD
6 16 (0.83%) logstash
7 7 (0.36%) Ansible
8 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.052%) Icinga
10 1 (0.052%) Iperf
10 1 (0.052%) Cacti
10 1 (0.052%) Netcool
10 1 (0.052%) Nagios
10 1 (0.052%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.052%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 192 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 120 (6.20%) Oracle
3 35 (1.81%) Red Hat
4 32 (1.65%) QNX
5 20 (1.03%) SAP
6 16 (0.83%) Progress
6 16 (0.83%) EMC
6 16 (0.83%) VMware
7 15 (0.78%) Websense
7 15 (0.78%) JD Edwards
8 14 (0.72%) Xilinx
9 12 (0.62%) Perforce
9 12 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.62%) Fidessa
10 11 (0.57%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.52%) ServiceNow
11 10 (0.52%) TOWER Software
11 10 (0.52%) IBM
12 9 (0.47%) Cisco
12 9 (0.47%) Lotus
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