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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 48 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 74 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.55% 8.76% 8.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% 18.09% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28 68 74
Average salary £43,750 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
345 409 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.59% 48.40% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 304 386 452
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (70.53%) Software Engineering
2 52 (54.74%) Windows
3 40 (42.11%) XML
4 39 (41.05%) Multithreading
5 38 (40.00%) C#
6 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
7 35 (36.84%) Degree
8 31 (32.63%) .NET
8 31 (32.63%) Linux
8 31 (32.63%) OOD
9 30 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 30 (31.58%) Mathematics
9 30 (31.58%) Algorithms
10 29 (30.53%) STL
11 28 (29.47%) SOAP
11 28 (29.47%) C
12 27 (28.42%) Java
12 27 (28.42%) Visual Studio
12 27 (28.42%) UNIX
12 27 (28.42%) Python
12 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
12 27 (28.42%) WCF
12 27 (28.42%) Network Security
12 27 (28.42%) REST
13 26 (27.37%) HTML
14 22 (23.16%) CTI
15 20 (21.05%) LINQ
15 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
16 19 (20.00%) NHibernate
16 19 (20.00%) Moq

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (2.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.05%) Simulink
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 27 (28.42%) Network Security
3 22 (23.16%) CTI
4 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Visual Studio
2 19 (20.00%) Moq
3 6 (6.32%) Subversion
4 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) GDB
5 1 (1.05%) Redmine
5 1 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 29 (30.53%) Developer
3 14 (14.74%) Graduate
3 14 (14.74%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 10 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.37%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Software Architect
7 7 (7.37%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.11%) XML
2 31 (32.63%) .NET
3 29 (30.53%) STL
4 28 (29.47%) SOAP
5 27 (28.42%) WCF
5 27 (28.42%) REST
6 26 (27.37%) HTML
7 20 (21.05%) LINQ
8 19 (20.00%) NHibernate
9 17 (17.89%) COM
10 16 (16.84%) CSS
11 11 (11.58%) HTML5
12 10 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
14 7 (7.37%) WPF
15 5 (5.26%) SWT
16 3 (3.16%) Ajax
16 3 (3.16%) CSS3
17 2 (2.11%) QML
17 2 (2.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.58%) Mathematics
1 30 (31.58%) Algorithms
2 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 18 (18.95%) Client/Server
4 13 (13.68%) Physics
5 8 (8.42%) Statistics
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) Replication
7 1 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 52 (54.74%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Linux
3 27 (28.42%) UNIX
4 8 (8.42%) Solaris
5 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.16%) Android
7 1 (1.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (70.53%) Software Engineering
2 39 (41.05%) Multithreading
3 31 (32.63%) OOD
4 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.84%) OO
6 11 (11.58%) Project Management
7 10 (10.53%) Web Development
8 9 (9.47%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.42%) MVC
10 7 (7.37%) Analytics
11 4 (4.21%) Line Management
12 3 (3.16%) Image Processing
12 3 (3.16%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.16%) Scrum
12 3 (3.16%) TDD
13 2 (2.11%) Software Testing
13 2 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.11%) Embedded Software Development
13 2 (2.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) C#
2 28 (29.47%) C
3 27 (28.42%) Java
3 27 (28.42%) Python
4 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.68%) SQL
6 11 (11.58%) Perl
7 5 (5.26%) PHP
8 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.16%) Ruby
9 3 (3.16%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.05%) VBA
10 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) PhD
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.05%) StatsD
1 1 (1.05%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
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