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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 40 19 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 55 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.72% 8.38% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.16% 17.02% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 68 32
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
493 429 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.30% 49.25% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 443 401 395
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 73 (72.28%) Software Engineering
2 53 (52.48%) C#
3 37 (36.63%) Windows
3 37 (36.63%) Algorithms
4 35 (34.65%) Python
4 35 (34.65%) SQL
4 35 (34.65%) Degree
5 34 (33.66%) .NET
6 31 (30.69%) C
7 30 (29.70%) Mathematics
8 29 (28.71%) Java
8 29 (28.71%) Linux
8 29 (28.71%) XML
9 28 (27.72%) Computer Science
10 27 (26.73%) HTML
11 26 (25.74%) CSS
12 25 (24.75%) PhD
12 25 (24.75%) Multithreading
13 24 (23.76%) STL
13 24 (23.76%) UNIX
13 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
14 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
15 19 (18.81%) Subversion
15 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
16 17 (16.83%) Client/Server
16 17 (16.83%) Data Analysis
17 16 (15.84%) OOD
17 16 (15.84%) MFC
18 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (13.86%) Test Automation

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (8.91%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.89%) Network Security
3 9 (8.91%) CTI
4 2 (1.98%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.98%) SNMP
5 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Subversion
2 14 (13.86%) Bugzilla
2 14 (13.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (13.86%) CruiseControl
2 14 (13.86%) Hudson
3 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.90%) Moq
5 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.96%) JUnit
6 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.98%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.99%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.99%) GDB
8 1 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Advertising
3 5 (4.95%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Software Engineer
2 32 (31.68%) Developer
3 20 (19.80%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.85%) Graduate
5 15 (14.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) .NET Developer
6 13 (12.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Analyst Programmer
7 11 (10.89%) Programmer
7 11 (10.89%) Analyst
8 10 (9.90%) Software Developer
9 8 (7.92%) Research Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (1.98%) Team Leader
13 2 (1.98%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 2 (1.98%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.66%) .NET
2 29 (28.71%) XML
3 27 (26.73%) HTML
4 26 (25.74%) CSS
5 24 (23.76%) STL
6 16 (15.84%) MFC
7 11 (10.89%) SOAP
7 11 (10.89%) HTML5
7 11 (10.89%) REST
7 11 (10.89%) WCF
8 10 (9.90%) LINQ
8 10 (9.90%) CSS3
8 10 (9.90%) COM
8 10 (9.90%) NHibernate
9 9 (8.91%) jQuery
10 8 (7.92%) XSLT
10 8 (7.92%) XHTML
11 4 (3.96%) SWT
12 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (36.63%) Algorithms
2 30 (29.70%) Mathematics
3 28 (27.72%) Computer Science
4 17 (16.83%) Client/Server
5 8 (7.92%) Kindle
6 7 (6.93%) Physics
6 7 (6.93%) Statistics
7 4 (3.96%) Open Source
8 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.99%) User Experience
9 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.99%) Robotics
9 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.99%) VHDL
9 1 (0.99%) Verilog
9 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 29 (28.71%) Linux
3 24 (23.76%) UNIX
4 14 (13.86%) Windows CE
5 7 (6.93%) Solaris
6 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.97%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.97%) AIX
8 2 (1.98%) Debian
9 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (72.28%) Software Engineering
2 25 (24.75%) Multithreading
3 17 (16.83%) Data Analysis
4 16 (15.84%) OOD
5 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.86%) Test Automation
6 14 (13.86%) Project Management
7 13 (12.87%) Scrum
7 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.89%) MVC
9 9 (8.91%) Image Processing
10 7 (6.93%) OO
11 5 (4.95%) UML
12 4 (3.96%) SOA
12 4 (3.96%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.97%) iOS Development
13 3 (2.97%) Web Development
14 2 (1.98%) Requirements Analysis
14 2 (1.98%) OOP
14 2 (1.98%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (52.48%) C#
2 35 (34.65%) SQL
2 35 (34.65%) Python
3 31 (30.69%) C
4 29 (28.71%) Java
5 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
6 12 (11.88%) PHP
7 11 (10.89%) Ruby
8 8 (7.92%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.95%) Perl
10 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.97%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.99%) Ada
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) Degree
2 25 (24.75%) PhD
3 3 (2.97%) VCP4
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) IBM
3 2 (1.98%) Serena
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