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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 18 35 8
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Permanent jobs citing C++ 91 52 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 9.54% 6.52% 17.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 11.74% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 83 50 162
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
455 443 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 47.69% 55.51% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 422 422 591
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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++.

1 118 (67.05%) Software Engineering
2 101 (57.39%) C
3 93 (52.84%) Linux
4 63 (35.80%) Mathematics
5 58 (32.95%) Degree
6 53 (30.11%) UNIX
7 51 (28.98%) XML
8 50 (28.41%) Java
9 40 (22.73%) Windows
9 40 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 36 (20.45%) C#
11 32 (18.18%) Solaris
11 32 (18.18%) Physics
12 26 (14.77%) TCP/IP
13 23 (13.07%) OO
13 23 (13.07%) HTML
14 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (12.50%) Statistics
15 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
16 20 (11.36%) PhD
16 20 (11.36%) SSL
16 20 (11.36%) SQL
16 20 (11.36%) Embedded Linux
17 19 (10.80%) Image Processing
17 19 (10.80%) PHP
17 19 (10.80%) MySQL
17 19 (10.80%) Project Management
18 18 (10.23%) Embedded C++
18 18 (10.23%) .NET
18 18 (10.23%) JavaScript

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.77%) TCP/IP
2 20 (11.36%) SSL
3 15 (8.52%) FTP
4 4 (2.27%) Network Security
4 4 (2.27%) CTI
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.14%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.57%) Wireless
6 1 (0.57%) GSM
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.80%) MySQL
3 15 (8.52%) Big Data
4 7 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) Subversion
2 9 (5.11%) PHPUnit
3 8 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (3.98%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.41%) Selenium
6 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.27%) Moq
7 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.70%) JUnit
8 3 (1.70%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.14%) Hudson
10 1 (0.57%) Maven
10 1 (0.57%) Ant
10 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.57%) Behat
10 1 (0.57%) GoogleTest
General
1 18 (10.23%) Military
2 15 (8.52%) Retail
3 10 (5.68%) Advertising
4 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.70%) French Language
4 3 (1.70%) Japanese Language
4 3 (1.70%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.70%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.14%) German Language
5 2 (1.14%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.57%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (47.16%) Software Engineer
2 50 (28.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 44 (25.00%) Developer
4 25 (14.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 21 (11.93%) Software Developer
6 18 (10.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Consultant
8 10 (5.68%) Computer Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) DSP Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.11%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Graduate
11 7 (3.98%) C++ Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Author
12 5 (2.84%) Technical Author
13 4 (2.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 4 (2.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 4 (2.27%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.98%) XML
2 23 (13.07%) HTML
3 18 (10.23%) .NET
3 18 (10.23%) OpenCV
4 15 (8.52%) CSS
5 10 (5.68%) Ajax
5 10 (5.68%) jQuery
6 8 (4.55%) LAMP
7 7 (3.98%) WCF
8 6 (3.41%) SWT
8 6 (3.41%) COM
9 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.27%) Ext JS
10 4 (2.27%) LINQ
10 4 (2.27%) Django
10 4 (2.27%) NHibernate
10 4 (2.27%) Qt
10 4 (2.27%) REST
10 4 (2.27%) SOAP
10 4 (2.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (35.80%) Mathematics
2 40 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 32 (18.18%) Physics
4 22 (12.50%) Statistics
5 16 (9.09%) EMV
6 11 (6.25%) Cryptography
6 11 (6.25%) EFT
7 10 (5.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.84%) DTV
9 3 (1.70%) GIS
9 3 (1.70%) Social Media
10 1 (0.57%) W3C
10 1 (0.57%) Open Source
10 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.57%) Robotics
10 1 (0.57%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 93 (52.84%) Linux
2 53 (30.11%) UNIX
3 40 (22.73%) Windows
4 32 (18.18%) Solaris
5 20 (11.36%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (3.41%) AIX
7 4 (2.27%) Android
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (67.05%) Software Engineering
2 23 (13.07%) OO
3 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.80%) Image Processing
4 19 (10.80%) Project Management
5 18 (10.23%) Business Development
6 17 (9.66%) OOD
7 14 (7.95%) Video Processing
8 13 (7.39%) OOP
8 13 (7.39%) Scrum
9 9 (5.11%) BDD
10 8 (4.55%) Multithreading
10 8 (4.55%) MVC
11 6 (3.41%) Signal Processing
11 6 (3.41%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.41%) Automated Testing
12 5 (2.84%) Digital Signal Processing
12 5 (2.84%) Test Automation
12 5 (2.84%) Web Testing
12 5 (2.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (57.39%) C
2 50 (28.41%) Java
3 36 (20.45%) C#
4 20 (11.36%) SQL
5 19 (10.80%) PHP
6 18 (10.23%) Embedded C++
6 18 (10.23%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.95%) Python
7 14 (7.95%) Embedded C
7 14 (7.95%) MATLAB
8 8 (4.55%) Perl
9 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.14%) PHP5
10 2 (1.14%) Ruby
10 2 (1.14%) R
10 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (32.95%) Degree
2 20 (11.36%) PhD
3 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (8.52%) Oracle
2 11 (6.25%) VeriFone
3 9 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.14%) Apple
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco
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