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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 27 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 72 79 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.47% 8.77% 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.27% 16.36% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 71
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
417 483 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 49.06% 53.61% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 391 464 457
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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++.

1 124 (67.76%) Software Engineering
2 88 (48.09%) C
3 77 (42.08%) Linux
4 73 (39.89%) Degree
5 67 (36.61%) C#
6 56 (30.60%) Java
7 54 (29.51%) Windows
8 53 (28.96%) XML
9 39 (21.31%) Embedded Linux
10 38 (20.77%) Computer Science
10 38 (20.77%) TCP/IP
11 37 (20.22%) Mathematics
12 33 (18.03%) Embedded C++
13 30 (16.39%) SSL
13 30 (16.39%) SQL
13 30 (16.39%) .NET
14 26 (14.21%) Visual Studio
14 26 (14.21%) Embedded C
15 24 (13.11%) Physics
16 23 (12.57%) EMV
16 23 (12.57%) SQL Server
16 23 (12.57%) UNIX
17 22 (12.02%) FTP
17 22 (12.02%) Subversion
18 21 (11.48%) Python
18 21 (11.48%) HTML
19 20 (10.93%) Solaris
19 20 (10.93%) Retail
20 19 (10.38%) OO
20 19 (10.38%) PhD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.77%) TCP/IP
2 30 (16.39%) SSL
3 22 (12.02%) FTP
4 6 (3.28%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.19%) Wireless
6 3 (1.64%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.64%) 4G
6 3 (1.64%) Network Security
6 3 (1.64%) 3G
6 3 (1.64%) 2G
6 3 (1.64%) Firewall
6 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.64%) CTI
7 2 (1.09%) Internet
7 2 (1.09%) HTTP
7 2 (1.09%) DNS
7 2 (1.09%) LDAP
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.55%) DVB
8 1 (0.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.64%) Big Data
2 3 (1.64%) MySQL
3 2 (1.09%) DB2
3 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.55%) SQLite
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (14.21%) Visual Studio
2 22 (12.02%) Subversion
3 13 (7.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (3.83%) Eclipse RCP
4 7 (3.83%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.83%) JUnit
5 4 (2.19%) Bugzilla
5 4 (2.19%) Hudson
5 4 (2.19%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.64%) Selenium
7 2 (1.09%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.09%) GCC
8 1 (0.55%) GDB
8 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (10.93%) Retail
2 12 (6.56%) Military
3 9 (4.92%) Electronics
4 5 (2.73%) Finance
5 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (48.09%) Software Engineer
2 44 (24.04%) Developer
3 39 (21.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 39 (21.31%) C++ Software Engineer
4 24 (13.11%) Software Developer
5 23 (12.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (8.20%) C Software Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) Junior
8 12 (6.56%) Consultant
8 12 (6.56%) Computer Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) DSP Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Graduate
10 8 (4.37%) C++ Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Junior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) Software Team Leader
11 7 (3.83%) C++ Team Leader
11 7 (3.83%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.83%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.28%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (28.96%) XML
2 30 (16.39%) .NET
3 21 (11.48%) HTML
4 18 (9.84%) CSS
5 17 (9.29%) STL
5 17 (9.29%) WinForms
6 14 (7.65%) MFC
7 12 (6.56%) OpenCV
8 7 (3.83%) SWT
9 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.73%) WCF
10 5 (2.73%) HTML5
10 5 (2.73%) COM
11 4 (2.19%) LAMP
11 4 (2.19%) Qt
11 4 (2.19%) CSS3
11 4 (2.19%) Ajax
11 4 (2.19%) WPF
11 4 (2.19%) jQuery
12 3 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.77%) Computer Science
2 37 (20.22%) Mathematics
3 24 (13.11%) Physics
4 23 (12.57%) EMV
5 18 (9.84%) Statistics
6 15 (8.20%) Cryptography
6 15 (8.20%) EFT
7 13 (7.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (4.37%) Client/Server
9 6 (3.28%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.64%) Robotics
10 3 (1.64%) Open Source
10 3 (1.64%) Handset
11 2 (1.09%) Clustering
11 2 (1.09%) VHDL
11 2 (1.09%) Kindle
12 1 (0.55%) CMDB
12 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.55%) iPhone
12 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (42.08%) Linux
2 54 (29.51%) Windows
3 39 (21.31%) Embedded Linux
4 23 (12.57%) UNIX
5 20 (10.93%) Solaris
6 14 (7.65%) AIX
7 4 (2.19%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.64%) Android
9 2 (1.09%) Debian
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (67.76%) Software Engineering
2 19 (10.38%) OO
3 18 (9.84%) Signal Processing
4 17 (9.29%) Configuration Management
5 15 (8.20%) Business Development
5 15 (8.20%) Project Management
6 14 (7.65%) Image Processing
7 13 (7.10%) UML
8 11 (6.01%) Multithreading
9 10 (5.46%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.83%) Time Management
10 7 (3.83%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (3.28%) OOD
11 6 (3.28%) MVC
11 6 (3.28%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (2.73%) Scrum
13 4 (2.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 88 (48.09%) C
2 67 (36.61%) C#
3 56 (30.60%) Java
4 33 (18.03%) Embedded C++
5 30 (16.39%) SQL
6 26 (14.21%) Embedded C
7 21 (11.48%) Python
8 19 (10.38%) MATLAB
9 14 (7.65%) JavaScript
10 9 (4.92%) Perl
11 8 (4.37%) PHP
12 4 (2.19%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.64%) VB
14 2 (1.09%) VB6
15 1 (0.55%) PHP5
15 1 (0.55%) Ruby
15 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (39.89%) Degree
2 19 (10.38%) PhD
3 16 (8.74%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.01%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) HNC
5 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.83%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.09%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (8.20%) VeriFone
1 15 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.92%) VMware
2 9 (4.92%) Oracle
3 7 (3.83%) Wind River
3 7 (3.83%) Serena
4 5 (2.73%) EMC
5 2 (1.09%) Apple
5 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco
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