The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 39 20 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 47 87 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.79% 9.92% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.35% 18.32% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43 72 37
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
414 475 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.99% 54.16% 51.15%
Number of salaries quoted 385 430 392
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,475 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 97 (76.98%) Software Engineering
2 61 (48.41%) C#
3 60 (47.62%) Degree
4 45 (35.71%) Windows
5 43 (34.13%) Java
5 43 (34.13%) Python
6 42 (33.33%) C
7 36 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 33 (26.19%) .NET
8 33 (26.19%) Linux
9 32 (25.40%) SQL
10 31 (24.60%) Algorithms
11 29 (23.02%) HTML
11 29 (23.02%) CSS
11 29 (23.02%) XML
12 25 (19.84%) Subversion
13 24 (19.05%) Mathematics
13 24 (19.05%) STL
13 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 22 (17.46%) PhD
15 20 (15.87%) PHP
15 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
15 20 (15.87%) OO
16 18 (14.29%) Multithreading
16 18 (14.29%) MFC
17 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (13.49%) UNIX
18 14 (11.11%) Windows CE
18 14 (11.11%) Client/Server
18 14 (11.11%) Hudson

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.17%) CTI
2 4 (3.17%) Network Security
3 3 (2.38%) 4G
3 3 (2.38%) 3G
3 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.38%) Wireless
3 3 (2.38%) 2G
3 3 (2.38%) ZigBee
3 3 (2.38%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.59%) HTTP
4 2 (1.59%) SNMP
4 2 (1.59%) LDAP
4 2 (1.59%) DNS
4 2 (1.59%) DVB
4 2 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) IPsec
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
5 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.59%) DB2
3 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) SQLite
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Subversion
2 14 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 14 (11.11%) CruiseControl
2 14 (11.11%) Hudson
3 8 (6.35%) JUnit
3 8 (6.35%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.97%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.59%) Moq
6 2 (1.59%) Clang
6 2 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.59%) GCC
7 1 (0.79%) GDB
7 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 8 (6.35%) Electronics
2 6 (4.76%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.79%) Automotive
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Military
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (39.68%) Software Engineer
2 40 (31.75%) Developer
3 22 (17.46%) Senior Software Engineer
4 19 (15.08%) Software Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Programmer
6 11 (8.73%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (8.73%) Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Graduate
8 8 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Junior
10 6 (4.76%) Architect
11 5 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.97%) Software Team Leader
11 5 (3.97%) C++ Team Leader
11 5 (3.97%) Research Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.19%) .NET
2 29 (23.02%) CSS
2 29 (23.02%) XML
2 29 (23.02%) HTML
3 24 (19.05%) STL
4 18 (14.29%) MFC
5 11 (8.73%) jQuery
6 10 (7.94%) WinForms
7 9 (7.14%) XSLT
7 9 (7.14%) XHTML
8 8 (6.35%) SWT
9 5 (3.97%) HTML5
9 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.17%) COM
10 4 (3.17%) SOAP
10 4 (3.17%) LAMP
10 4 (3.17%) Ajax
10 4 (3.17%) NHibernate
10 4 (3.17%) REST
10 4 (3.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 31 (24.60%) Algorithms
3 24 (19.05%) Mathematics
4 14 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 11 (8.73%) Physics
6 10 (7.94%) Kindle
7 8 (6.35%) Mobile App
8 7 (5.56%) Statistics
8 7 (5.56%) Open Source
9 5 (3.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (2.38%) Robotics
10 3 (2.38%) Handset
10 3 (2.38%) User Experience
11 2 (1.59%) MPEG
11 2 (1.59%) Clustering
11 2 (1.59%) VHDL
12 1 (0.79%) Verilog
12 1 (0.79%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Windows
2 33 (26.19%) Linux
3 17 (13.49%) UNIX
4 14 (11.11%) Windows CE
5 9 (7.14%) Solaris
6 8 (6.35%) AIX
6 8 (6.35%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.59%) Android
8 2 (1.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (76.98%) Software Engineering
2 20 (15.87%) OO
3 18 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.73%) UML
7 9 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.14%) Signal Processing
8 8 (6.35%) Project Management
8 8 (6.35%) Line Management
9 7 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (5.56%) OOD
9 7 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.56%) Image Processing
9 7 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.76%) OOP
10 6 (4.76%) MVC
10 6 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.97%) iOS Development
11 5 (3.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.41%) C#
2 43 (34.13%) Java
2 43 (34.13%) Python
3 42 (33.33%) C
4 32 (25.40%) SQL
5 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 20 (15.87%) PHP
7 12 (9.52%) MATLAB
8 10 (7.94%) Perl
9 8 (6.35%) Objective-C
9 8 (6.35%) Ruby
10 7 (5.56%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.97%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.79%) Ada
14 1 (0.79%) VB
14 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (47.62%) Degree
2 22 (17.46%) PhD
3 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) HNC
5 1 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.59%) zsh
4 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle
3 7 (5.56%) VMware
3 7 (5.56%) Serena
4 5 (3.97%) Wind River
4 5 (3.97%) EMC
5 2 (1.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.79%) Apple
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