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 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 37 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 46 79 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.44% 9.16% 7.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.43% 17.79% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 70
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
370 444 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.82% 51.51% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 323 409 471
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 68 (63.55%) Software Engineering
2 52 (48.60%) Windows
3 47 (43.93%) C#
4 40 (37.38%) XML
5 39 (36.45%) Multithreading
6 37 (34.58%) .NET
7 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
7 36 (33.64%) Degree
8 35 (32.71%) Linux
9 34 (31.78%) Algorithms
10 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
10 33 (30.84%) Mathematics
11 32 (29.91%) OOD
11 32 (29.91%) C
11 32 (29.91%) Java
12 31 (28.97%) HTML
12 31 (28.97%) TCP/IP
13 30 (28.04%) Python
14 29 (27.10%) STL
15 28 (26.17%) SOAP
16 27 (25.23%) UNIX
16 27 (25.23%) Visual Studio
16 27 (25.23%) WCF
16 27 (25.23%) REST
16 27 (25.23%) Network Security
17 23 (21.50%) Computer Science
18 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (19.63%) CSS
18 21 (19.63%) CTI
19 20 (18.69%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (7.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.93%) Simulink
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.97%) TCP/IP
2 27 (25.23%) Network Security
3 21 (19.63%) CTI
4 2 (1.87%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQLite
5 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 27 (25.23%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.76%) Moq
3 6 (5.61%) Subversion
4 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.74%) JUnit
5 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.87%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.93%) NUnit
7 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.93%) Hudson
7 1 (0.93%) GDB
7 1 (0.93%) Redmine
7 1 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (48.60%) Software Engineer
2 38 (35.51%) Developer
3 21 (19.63%) C# Developer
4 17 (15.89%) Graduate
5 15 (14.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (13.08%) .NET Developer
6 14 (13.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 12 (11.21%) Software Developer
8 11 (10.28%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Architect
9 7 (6.54%) Software Architect
10 6 (5.61%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.74%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Graduate Developer
12 3 (2.80%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.80%) Technical Engineer
12 3 (2.80%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.38%) XML
2 37 (34.58%) .NET
3 31 (28.97%) HTML
4 29 (27.10%) STL
5 28 (26.17%) SOAP
6 27 (25.23%) WCF
6 27 (25.23%) REST
7 21 (19.63%) CSS
8 20 (18.69%) LINQ
9 19 (17.76%) NHibernate
10 17 (15.89%) COM
10 17 (15.89%) HTML5
11 9 (8.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 9 (8.41%) CSS3
11 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.48%) WPF
13 4 (3.74%) SWT
14 3 (2.80%) MFC
14 3 (2.80%) QML
14 3 (2.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.78%) Algorithms
2 33 (30.84%) Mathematics
3 23 (21.50%) Computer Science
4 19 (17.76%) Client/Server
5 13 (12.15%) Physics
6 8 (7.48%) Statistics
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.93%) Robotics
8 1 (0.93%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (48.60%) Windows
2 35 (32.71%) Linux
3 27 (25.23%) UNIX
4 8 (7.48%) Solaris
5 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.80%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.87%) Debian
8 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (63.55%) Software Engineering
2 39 (36.45%) Multithreading
3 32 (29.91%) OOD
4 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.82%) OO
6 14 (13.08%) MVC
7 13 (12.15%) Project Management
8 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
8 11 (10.28%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.35%) Scrum
10 8 (7.48%) Web Development
11 7 (6.54%) Analytics
12 5 (4.67%) Image Processing
12 5 (4.67%) Line Management
13 3 (2.80%) SDLC
13 3 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.80%) TDD
13 3 (2.80%) Risk Management
14 2 (1.87%) SOA
14 2 (1.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.93%) C#
2 32 (29.91%) Java
2 32 (29.91%) C
3 30 (28.04%) Python
4 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.69%) SQL
5 12 (11.21%) Perl
6 5 (4.67%) PHP
7 4 (3.74%) Embedded C
7 4 (3.74%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.74%) Ruby
8 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) R
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 36 (33.64%) Degree
2 14 (13.08%) PhD
3 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.93%) StatsD
1 1 (0.93%) logstash
Vendors
1 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle
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