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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 50 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 39 53 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.01% 5.66% 8.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.39% 11.11% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 67
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
465 477 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 59.69% 50.96% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 448 440 430
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 60 (77.92%) Software Engineering
2 28 (36.36%) Windows
3 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
4 26 (33.77%) Java
5 25 (32.47%) C#
5 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
5 25 (32.47%) Multithreading
6 23 (29.87%) Python
7 21 (27.27%) STL
7 21 (27.27%) .NET
8 19 (24.68%) C
8 19 (24.68%) XML
9 18 (23.38%) Linux
9 18 (23.38%) OOD
9 18 (23.38%) Network Security
10 17 (22.08%) Degree
11 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.88%) SOAP
12 13 (16.88%) COM
12 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
12 13 (16.88%) WCF
12 13 (16.88%) LINQ
12 13 (16.88%) NHibernate
12 13 (16.88%) REST
13 12 (15.58%) Web Development
13 12 (15.58%) HTML
14 11 (14.29%) Perl
15 10 (12.99%) Moq
15 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
16 9 (11.69%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (3.90%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
2 18 (23.38%) Network Security
3 4 (5.19%) CTI
4 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.99%) Moq
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) GCC
3 1 (1.30%) JUnit
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Electronics
2 4 (5.19%) Law
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (67.53%) Software Engineer
2 37 (48.05%) C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (24.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) C# Software Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Java Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 10 (12.99%) C++ Developer
7 10 (12.99%) C++ Software Developer
7 10 (12.99%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 9 (11.69%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) .NET
1 21 (27.27%) STL
2 19 (24.68%) XML
3 13 (16.88%) COM
3 13 (16.88%) LINQ
3 13 (16.88%) NHibernate
3 13 (16.88%) REST
3 13 (16.88%) SOAP
3 13 (16.88%) WCF
4 12 (15.58%) HTML
5 9 (11.69%) CSS
5 9 (11.69%) Web Services
6 8 (10.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (9.09%) MFC
8 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.60%) Qt
9 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.30%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Algorithms
1 9 (11.69%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.49%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.30%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.30%) Physics
4 1 (1.30%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (1.30%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Windows
2 18 (23.38%) Linux
3 9 (11.69%) Unix
4 6 (7.79%) Android
4 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.30%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (77.92%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.47%) Multithreading
3 18 (23.38%) OOD
4 12 (15.58%) Web Development
5 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.69%) MVC
6 8 (10.39%) SDLC
7 6 (7.79%) Android Development
7 6 (7.79%) iOS Development
7 6 (7.79%) Mobile Development
8 5 (6.49%) Information Security
9 4 (5.19%) OO
9 4 (5.19%) OOP
9 4 (5.19%) TDD
10 3 (3.90%) 3D Modelling
10 3 (3.90%) Business Development
10 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.60%) Operations Research
11 2 (2.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) C#
3 23 (29.87%) Python
4 19 (24.68%) C
5 11 (14.29%) Perl
6 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.09%) PHP
7 7 (9.09%) SQL
8 6 (7.79%) Embedded C++
9 4 (5.19%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.90%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.90%) R
11 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.30%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) PhD
5 1 (1.30%) APMP
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) iptables
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) ESRI
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Progress
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
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