The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 22 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 79 69 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 9.12% 7.62% 10.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.00% 13.91% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69 67 89
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £31,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
439 496 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.69% 54.81% 56.43%
Number of salaries quoted 405 473 471
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Hampshire

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

C++
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

C++ Salary Trend in Southampton

C++
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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++.

1 115 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 89 (50.86%) C
3 77 (44.00%) Linux
4 61 (34.86%) Degree
5 58 (33.14%) Java
6 54 (30.86%) C#
7 51 (29.14%) XML
8 46 (26.29%) Windows
9 45 (25.71%) Mathematics
10 39 (22.29%) TCP/IP
11 36 (20.57%) Embedded Linux
12 33 (18.86%) Computer Science
13 30 (17.14%) SSL
13 30 (17.14%) SQL
14 28 (16.00%) Embedded C++
14 28 (16.00%) Physics
15 27 (15.43%) UNIX
16 24 (13.71%) Solaris
16 24 (13.71%) .NET
16 24 (13.71%) Embedded C
17 23 (13.14%) EMV
18 22 (12.57%) FTP
18 22 (12.57%) Visual Studio
19 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
19 21 (12.00%) PhD
19 21 (12.00%) MATLAB
20 20 (11.43%) Retail
21 19 (10.86%) Project Management
22 18 (10.29%) OO
22 18 (10.29%) HTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Office
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.29%) TCP/IP
2 30 (17.14%) SSL
3 22 (12.57%) FTP
4 6 (3.43%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.71%) CTI
5 3 (1.71%) 2G
5 3 (1.71%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.71%) 3G
5 3 (1.71%) Firewall
5 3 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.71%) Wireless
5 3 (1.71%) Network Security
5 3 (1.71%) 4G
6 2 (1.14%) Internet
6 2 (1.14%) LDAP
6 2 (1.14%) DNS
7 1 (0.57%) VPN
7 1 (0.57%) GSM
7 1 (0.57%) SMTP
7 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) Big Data
3 6 (3.43%) MySQL
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.14%) DB2
5 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.57%) SQLite
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (12.57%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.71%) Subversion
3 11 (6.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.86%) JUnit
4 5 (2.86%) Selenium
4 5 (2.86%) PHPUnit
4 5 (2.86%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (1.71%) Hudson
6 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.14%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) Ant
7 1 (0.57%) Maven
7 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.57%) GCC
7 1 (0.57%) GDB
7 1 (0.57%) Behat
General
1 20 (11.43%) Retail
2 15 (8.57%) Military
3 7 (4.00%) Electronics
4 4 (2.29%) Finance
5 3 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (52.57%) Software Engineer
2 46 (26.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 40 (22.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 38 (21.71%) Developer
5 23 (13.14%) Software Developer
6 21 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (9.14%) Consultant
8 15 (8.57%) C Software Engineer
8 15 (8.57%) Computer Engineer
9 12 (6.86%) Junior
10 9 (5.14%) DSP Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Graduate
12 7 (4.00%) Junior Software Engineer
13 5 (2.86%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 5 (2.86%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (2.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 5 (2.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (2.86%) Embedded C Engineer
13 5 (2.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (29.14%) XML
2 24 (13.71%) .NET
3 18 (10.29%) HTML
4 15 (8.57%) OpenCV
5 14 (8.00%) STL
6 13 (7.43%) CSS
6 13 (7.43%) MFC
7 11 (6.29%) WinForms
8 5 (2.86%) Ajax
8 5 (2.86%) SWT
8 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.86%) COM
8 5 (2.86%) WCF
9 4 (2.29%) WPF
9 4 (2.29%) jQuery
9 4 (2.29%) HTML5
9 4 (2.29%) LAMP
10 3 (1.71%) JSON
10 3 (1.71%) NHibernate
10 3 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.71%) Mathematics
2 33 (18.86%) Computer Science
3 28 (16.00%) Physics
4 23 (13.14%) EMV
5 18 (10.29%) Statistics
6 15 (8.57%) Cryptography
6 15 (8.57%) EFT
7 11 (6.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (3.43%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.71%) Handset
11 2 (1.14%) Clustering
11 2 (1.14%) VHDL
11 2 (1.14%) Robotics
12 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.57%) CMDB
12 1 (0.57%) iPhone
12 1 (0.57%) Open Source
12 1 (0.57%) iPad
12 1 (0.57%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 77 (44.00%) Linux
2 46 (26.29%) Windows
3 36 (20.57%) Embedded Linux
4 27 (15.43%) UNIX
5 24 (13.71%) Solaris
6 11 (6.29%) AIX
7 4 (2.29%) Android
8 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.14%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.57%) Debian
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 19 (10.86%) Project Management
3 18 (10.29%) OO
3 18 (10.29%) Business Development
4 17 (9.71%) Image Processing
4 17 (9.71%) Signal Processing
5 14 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.71%) UML
8 9 (5.14%) Multithreading
8 9 (5.14%) Digital Signal Processing
9 8 (4.57%) OOD
9 8 (4.57%) Scrum
10 7 (4.00%) BDD
10 7 (4.00%) Time Management
11 6 (3.43%) MVC
12 5 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (2.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (50.86%) C
2 58 (33.14%) Java
3 54 (30.86%) C#
4 30 (17.14%) SQL
5 28 (16.00%) Embedded C++
6 24 (13.71%) Embedded C
7 21 (12.00%) MATLAB
8 12 (6.86%) Python
9 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.14%) PHP
11 7 (4.00%) Perl
12 3 (1.71%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.71%) Ruby
13 2 (1.14%) VB6
13 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.14%) VB
13 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.57%) R
14 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 61 (34.86%) Degree
2 21 (12.00%) PhD
3 13 (7.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.57%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (8.57%) VeriFone
2 12 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.00%) Oracle
4 6 (3.43%) VMware
5 5 (2.86%) EMC
6 4 (2.29%) Serena
6 4 (2.29%) Wind River
7 2 (1.14%) Apple
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco
8 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
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