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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 33 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 63 90 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.97% 9.67% 6.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.67% 20.50% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 49 83 55
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
461 439 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.00% 47.15% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 399 408 437
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (62.16%) Software Engineering
2 60 (54.05%) C#
3 51 (45.95%) Windows
4 42 (37.84%) Algorithms
5 41 (36.94%) Degree
6 40 (36.04%) XML
6 40 (36.04%) .NET
7 38 (34.23%) Multithreading
8 37 (33.33%) Linux
8 37 (33.33%) Python
9 36 (32.43%) Mathematics
10 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
11 34 (30.63%) Java
12 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
12 31 (27.93%) STL
13 30 (27.03%) C
13 30 (27.03%) HTML
13 30 (27.03%) SQL
14 29 (26.13%) Computer Science
15 26 (23.42%) UNIX
15 26 (23.42%) OOD
16 25 (22.52%) TCP/IP
17 24 (21.62%) CSS
18 23 (20.72%) SOAP
18 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
18 23 (20.72%) Client/Server
19 22 (19.82%) PhD
19 22 (19.82%) Visual Studio
19 22 (19.82%) WCF
19 22 (19.82%) Network Security

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (9.91%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.52%) TCP/IP
2 22 (19.82%) Network Security
3 17 (15.32%) CTI
4 3 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.80%) SNMP
6 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.90%) Big Data
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (19.82%) Visual Studio
2 16 (14.41%) Moq
3 12 (10.81%) Subversion
4 10 (9.01%) CruiseControl
4 10 (9.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (9.01%) Bugzilla
4 10 (9.01%) Hudson
5 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.80%) JUnit
6 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.80%) GDB
6 2 (1.80%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.90%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.90%) NUnit
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 12 (10.81%) Advertising
3 3 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.90%) Automotive
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (48.65%) Software Engineer
2 41 (36.94%) Developer
3 26 (23.42%) C# Developer
4 22 (19.82%) Graduate
5 20 (18.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 19 (17.12%) .NET Developer
6 19 (17.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (16.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 15 (13.51%) Software Developer
9 10 (9.01%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) Analyst Programmer
10 7 (6.31%) Programmer
10 7 (6.31%) Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Software Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Architect
11 5 (4.50%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Research Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) Graduate Software Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Graduate Developer
13 3 (2.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) .NET
1 40 (36.04%) XML
2 31 (27.93%) STL
3 30 (27.03%) HTML
4 24 (21.62%) CSS
5 23 (20.72%) SOAP
6 22 (19.82%) WCF
6 22 (19.82%) REST
7 17 (15.32%) HTML5
7 17 (15.32%) LINQ
8 16 (14.41%) COM
8 16 (14.41%) NHibernate
9 13 (11.71%) MFC
10 12 (10.81%) CSS3
11 6 (5.41%) WPF
12 5 (4.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (4.50%) jQuery
12 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.60%) XSLT
13 4 (3.60%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (37.84%) Algorithms
2 36 (32.43%) Mathematics
3 29 (26.13%) Computer Science
4 23 (20.72%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.31%) Physics
5 7 (6.31%) Statistics
6 4 (3.60%) Kindle
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) Robotics
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) VHDL
7 1 (0.90%) Verilog
7 1 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.95%) Windows
2 37 (33.33%) Linux
3 26 (23.42%) UNIX
4 10 (9.01%) Windows CE
5 7 (6.31%) Solaris
6 3 (2.70%) Debian
7 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.16%) Software Engineering
2 38 (34.23%) Multithreading
3 26 (23.42%) OOD
4 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (18.02%) Data Analysis
6 17 (15.32%) Project Management
6 17 (15.32%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.41%) Scrum
8 13 (11.71%) OO
8 13 (11.71%) MVC
9 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.31%) Image Processing
11 5 (4.50%) Analytics
11 5 (4.50%) Test Scripting
12 4 (3.60%) Web Development
12 4 (3.60%) SOA
12 4 (3.60%) UML
13 3 (2.70%) Software Testing
13 3 (2.70%) Test Planning
14 2 (1.80%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.05%) C#
2 37 (33.33%) Python
3 34 (30.63%) Java
4 30 (27.03%) SQL
4 30 (27.03%) C
5 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.01%) Perl
7 9 (8.11%) Ruby
8 7 (6.31%) PHP
9 5 (4.50%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.90%) Ada
Qualifications
1 41 (36.94%) Degree
2 22 (19.82%) PhD
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) JTAG
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) IBM
3 2 (1.80%) Serena
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: excellent benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health care
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
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