The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 41 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 40 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.51% 4.39% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.81% 9.43% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 25
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
C++
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 South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
512 435 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 57.72% 46.62% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 470 378 319
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

C++
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

C++ Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

C++
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

C++
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Sheffield -15 23 £34,000 -2.85% 7
Barnsley - 13 £36,000 - 1
Doncaster -6 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Rotherham - 1 £37,500 -
C++
Yorkshire

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 59 (75.64%) C
2 44 (56.41%) Software Engineering
3 35 (44.87%) Windows
4 32 (41.03%) Linux
5 29 (37.18%) Embedded C
6 27 (34.62%) Ethernet
7 26 (33.33%) Firmware
8 25 (32.05%) Embedded C++
8 25 (32.05%) .NET
9 23 (29.49%) Java
10 22 (28.21%) C#
11 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 21 (26.92%) Finance
12 20 (25.64%) SQL
12 20 (25.64%) UNIX
13 19 (24.36%) ANSI C
14 18 (23.08%) HTML
14 18 (23.08%) Oracle
15 17 (21.79%) Python
16 16 (20.51%) Renesas
17 15 (19.23%) Ubuntu
18 14 (17.95%) VB
18 14 (17.95%) MFC
18 14 (17.95%) PL/SQL
19 13 (16.67%) CSS
19 13 (16.67%) Red Hat
19 13 (16.67%) Uniface
19 13 (16.67%) SUSE
19 13 (16.67%) Debian
20 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills

C++
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Office
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) Ethernet
2 6 (7.69%) Bluetooth
2 6 (7.69%) Wireless
3 5 (6.41%) GSM
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.56%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.56%) GPRS
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Informix
3 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) PowerBuilder
2 9 (11.54%) CppUnit
3 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.28%) JMeter
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Electronics
3 7 (8.97%) Automotive
3 7 (8.97%) Games
4 5 (6.41%) Retail
5 4 (5.13%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.56%) Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Software Engineer
2 26 (33.33%) Developer
3 25 (32.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (24.36%) Firmware Engineer
5 15 (19.23%) Analyst
6 13 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
7 9 (11.54%) Programmer
8 7 (8.97%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Business Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
10 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) C Programmer
11 4 (5.13%) C++ Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Applications Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Product Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Systems Programmer
12 3 (3.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) .NET
2 18 (23.08%) HTML
3 14 (17.95%) MFC
4 13 (16.67%) CSS
5 9 (11.54%) STL
5 9 (11.54%) XML
5 9 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (7.69%) Qt
7 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (2.56%) jQuery
9 2 (2.56%) Web Services
9 2 (2.56%) WinForms
9 2 (2.56%) WPF
10 1 (1.28%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.13%) Telematics
4 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.85%) Physics
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) DTV
5 2 (2.56%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) BBC
6 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Linux
3 20 (25.64%) UNIX
4 15 (19.23%) Ubuntu
5 13 (16.67%) SUSE
5 13 (16.67%) Debian
6 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 10 (12.82%) Solaris
6 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.82%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.41%) Windows CE
8 2 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Software Engineering
2 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
3 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.41%) MVC
5 5 (6.41%) UML
6 4 (5.13%) RUP
6 4 (5.13%) Game Development
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile Development
7 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.28%) Test Management
8 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.28%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.28%) MVVM
8 1 (1.28%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (75.64%) C
2 29 (37.18%) Embedded C
3 25 (32.05%) Embedded C++
4 23 (29.49%) Java
5 22 (28.21%) C#
6 20 (25.64%) SQL
7 19 (24.36%) ANSI C
8 17 (21.79%) Python
9 14 (17.95%) VB
9 14 (17.95%) PL/SQL
10 13 (16.67%) Uniface
11 10 (12.82%) VBScript
11 10 (12.82%) PHP
11 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
12 7 (8.97%) VC++
13 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
14 4 (5.13%) Perl
14 4 (5.13%) COBOL
14 4 (5.13%) AWK
14 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) JTAG
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 26 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) Renesas
3 13 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.82%) Northgate
5 4 (5.13%) Freescale
6 3 (3.85%) Lauterbach
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.56%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) NEC
8 1 (1.28%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) Sony
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