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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 39 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 48 84 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.63% 9.13% 5.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.41% 17.46% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 70 42
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
461 481 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.04% 52.28% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 424 438 383
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,250
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 23 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 91 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 59 (50.43%) C#
3 50 (42.74%) Degree
4 44 (37.61%) Windows
5 38 (32.48%) Python
6 37 (31.62%) Computer Science
7 36 (30.77%) C
8 34 (29.06%) SQL
8 34 (29.06%) .NET
8 34 (29.06%) Algorithms
9 31 (26.50%) Java
9 31 (26.50%) XML
10 30 (25.64%) Linux
11 29 (24.79%) CSS
12 28 (23.93%) HTML
13 27 (23.08%) Mathematics
14 26 (22.22%) Subversion
15 24 (20.51%) STL
16 23 (19.66%) PhD
16 23 (19.66%) Multithreading
17 22 (18.80%) UNIX
17 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
18 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
19 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (14.53%) MFC
20 17 (14.53%) PHP
20 17 (14.53%) Client/Server
21 16 (13.68%) Windows CE
21 16 (13.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
21 16 (13.68%) Bugzilla

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.98%) Network Security
3 6 (5.13%) CTI
4 2 (1.71%) SNMP
4 2 (1.71%) DVB
5 1 (0.85%) Wireless
5 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Subversion
2 16 (13.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (13.68%) Bugzilla
2 16 (13.68%) CruiseControl
2 16 (13.68%) Hudson
3 11 (9.40%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
4 8 (6.84%) JUnit
5 7 (5.98%) Moq
6 5 (4.27%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (1.71%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.85%) GCC
8 1 (0.85%) Clang
General
1 6 (5.13%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Electronics
3 4 (3.42%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Military
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 37 (31.62%) Developer
3 24 (20.51%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 12 (10.26%) Programmer
5 12 (10.26%) Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) Graduate
6 11 (9.40%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Research Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.27%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.42%) C++ Developer
12 4 (3.42%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.06%) .NET
2 31 (26.50%) XML
3 29 (24.79%) CSS
4 28 (23.93%) HTML
5 24 (20.51%) STL
6 17 (14.53%) MFC
7 10 (8.55%) jQuery
8 9 (7.69%) XSLT
8 9 (7.69%) XHTML
9 8 (6.84%) WinForms
9 8 (6.84%) SWT
10 7 (5.98%) WCF
10 7 (5.98%) LINQ
10 7 (5.98%) REST
10 7 (5.98%) NHibernate
10 7 (5.98%) SOAP
10 7 (5.98%) COM
11 5 (4.27%) HTML5
11 5 (4.27%) CSS3
11 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.62%) Computer Science
2 34 (29.06%) Algorithms
3 27 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 17 (14.53%) Client/Server
5 9 (7.69%) Kindle
5 9 (7.69%) Statistics
5 9 (7.69%) Physics
6 6 (5.13%) Open Source
7 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.71%) MPEG
9 2 (1.71%) User Experience
10 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.85%) VHDL
10 1 (0.85%) Verilog
10 1 (0.85%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Windows
2 30 (25.64%) Linux
3 22 (18.80%) UNIX
4 16 (13.68%) Windows CE
5 9 (7.69%) Solaris
6 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
7 6 (5.13%) AIX
8 4 (3.42%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.85%) Android
10 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 23 (19.66%) Multithreading
3 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 12 (10.26%) OO
6 11 (9.40%) OOD
6 11 (9.40%) Project Management
7 10 (8.55%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.84%) MVC
8 8 (6.84%) Image Processing
9 7 (5.98%) UML
10 6 (5.13%) Scrum
11 5 (4.27%) iOS Development
11 5 (4.27%) OOP
12 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.42%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (3.42%) Web Application Development
13 3 (2.56%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) C#
2 38 (32.48%) Python
3 36 (30.77%) C
4 34 (29.06%) SQL
5 31 (26.50%) Java
6 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
7 17 (14.53%) PHP
8 9 (7.69%) Ruby
8 9 (7.69%) MATLAB
9 8 (6.84%) Embedded C++
10 6 (5.13%) Objective-C
11 5 (4.27%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.56%) Perl
13 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.85%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.85%) Ada
14 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (42.74%) Degree
2 23 (19.66%) PhD
3 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) HNC
4 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.85%) zsh
2 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle
3 5 (4.27%) Serena
4 3 (2.56%) Wind River
4 3 (2.56%) VMware
5 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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