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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 23 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 79 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 9.29% 8.65% 6.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.72% 17.32% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 74 68 49
Average salary £41,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
422 410 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 49.65% 49.94% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 402 398 405
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (69.66%) Software Engineering
2 81 (45.51%) C
3 74 (41.57%) Degree
4 73 (41.01%) Linux
5 67 (37.64%) C#
6 57 (32.02%) Java
7 55 (30.90%) Windows
8 50 (28.09%) XML
9 42 (23.60%) Computer Science
10 36 (20.22%) Embedded Linux
11 33 (18.54%) Mathematics
11 33 (18.54%) TCP/IP
12 30 (16.85%) SQL
13 29 (16.29%) .NET
14 28 (15.73%) Embedded C++
15 26 (14.61%) SSL
15 26 (14.61%) Visual Studio
16 24 (13.48%) SQL Server
16 24 (13.48%) Embedded C
16 24 (13.48%) Subversion
17 23 (12.92%) Python
18 22 (12.36%) OO
18 22 (12.36%) HTML
18 22 (12.36%) CSS
18 22 (12.36%) Physics
19 21 (11.80%) UNIX
20 19 (10.67%) STL
20 19 (10.67%) EMV
21 18 (10.11%) PhD
21 18 (10.11%) FTP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (0.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.54%) TCP/IP
2 26 (14.61%) SSL
3 18 (10.11%) FTP
4 6 (3.37%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.69%) CTI
5 3 (1.69%) 3G
5 3 (1.69%) Firewall
5 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.69%) Wireless
5 3 (1.69%) 2G
5 3 (1.69%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.69%) Network Security
5 3 (1.69%) 4G
6 2 (1.12%) DVB
6 2 (1.12%) Internet
6 2 (1.12%) HTTP
6 2 (1.12%) LDAP
6 2 (1.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.69%) Big Data
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
4 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.12%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) SQLite
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (14.61%) Visual Studio
2 24 (13.48%) Subversion
3 12 (6.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (5.06%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.06%) JUnit
4 9 (5.06%) Eclipse RCP
5 6 (3.37%) Hudson
5 6 (3.37%) Bugzilla
5 6 (3.37%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.12%) Selenium
7 2 (1.12%) GCC
8 1 (0.56%) GDB
8 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (8.43%) Retail
2 10 (5.62%) Military
2 10 (5.62%) Electronics
3 6 (3.37%) Finance
4 5 (2.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 81 (45.51%) Software Engineer
2 46 (25.84%) Developer
3 33 (18.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (17.98%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (13.48%) Software Developer
6 23 (12.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) C Software Engineer
8 12 (6.74%) Junior
9 10 (5.62%) Consultant
9 10 (5.62%) Computer Engineer
9 10 (5.62%) DSP Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Graduate
11 8 (4.49%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 7 (3.93%) Software Team Leader
12 7 (3.93%) Junior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.93%) C++ Team Leader
12 7 (3.93%) Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.37%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.09%) XML
2 29 (16.29%) .NET
3 22 (12.36%) CSS
3 22 (12.36%) HTML
4 19 (10.67%) STL
5 17 (9.55%) WinForms
6 15 (8.43%) MFC
7 10 (5.62%) OpenCV
8 9 (5.06%) SWT
9 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.81%) Ajax
10 5 (2.81%) HTML5
11 4 (2.25%) CSS3
11 4 (2.25%) JSON
11 4 (2.25%) Qt
11 4 (2.25%) LAMP
12 3 (1.69%) NHibernate
12 3 (1.69%) COM
12 3 (1.69%) SOAP
12 3 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.60%) Computer Science
2 33 (18.54%) Mathematics
3 22 (12.36%) Physics
4 19 (10.67%) EMV
5 16 (8.99%) Statistics
6 12 (6.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (6.18%) Cryptography
7 11 (6.18%) EFT
8 10 (5.62%) Client/Server
9 9 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (4.49%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.25%) User Experience
12 3 (1.69%) Open Source
12 3 (1.69%) Handset
12 3 (1.69%) Robotics
13 2 (1.12%) MPEG
13 2 (1.12%) Clustering
13 2 (1.12%) VHDL
13 2 (1.12%) Kindle
14 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 73 (41.01%) Linux
2 55 (30.90%) Windows
3 36 (20.22%) Embedded Linux
4 21 (11.80%) UNIX
5 18 (10.11%) Solaris
6 14 (7.87%) AIX
7 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.37%) Windows CE
9 4 (2.25%) Android
10 2 (1.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (69.66%) Software Engineering
2 22 (12.36%) OO
3 17 (9.55%) Signal Processing
4 16 (8.99%) Configuration Management
5 13 (7.30%) Project Management
5 13 (7.30%) UML
5 13 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.30%) Business Development
5 13 (7.30%) Multithreading
6 12 (6.74%) Image Processing
7 10 (5.62%) Line Management
8 9 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.06%) Digital Signal Processing
9 8 (4.49%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (3.93%) Time Management
10 7 (3.93%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (3.93%) MVC
11 6 (3.37%) OOD
11 6 (3.37%) OOP
11 6 (3.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.51%) C
2 67 (37.64%) C#
3 57 (32.02%) Java
4 30 (16.85%) SQL
5 28 (15.73%) Embedded C++
6 24 (13.48%) Embedded C
7 23 (12.92%) Python
8 17 (9.55%) MATLAB
9 16 (8.99%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.18%) PHP
11 9 (5.06%) Perl
12 7 (3.93%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.69%) VB
14 2 (1.12%) VB6
15 1 (0.56%) Ruby
15 1 (0.56%) PHP5
15 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (41.57%) Degree
2 18 (10.11%) PhD
3 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) HNC
5 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.93%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.74%) VeriFone
3 11 (6.18%) Oracle
4 9 (5.06%) VMware
5 7 (3.93%) Serena
5 7 (3.93%) Wind River
6 5 (2.81%) EMC
7 2 (1.12%) Apple
7 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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