The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 38 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 47 64 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.27% 8.00% 12.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 15.24% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 98
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
473 420 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 63.07% 52.50% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 452 352 417
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for C++.

1 75 (82.42%) Software Engineering
2 44 (48.35%) Java
3 40 (43.96%) Linux
4 31 (34.07%) Python
5 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (27.47%) TCP/IP
7 24 (26.37%) C
8 23 (25.27%) HTML
9 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 19 (20.88%) C#
11 18 (19.78%) Degree
11 18 (19.78%) PHP
12 16 (17.58%) Windows
12 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
13 14 (15.38%) OOP
13 14 (15.38%) SQL
14 13 (14.29%) XML
14 13 (14.29%) CSS
14 13 (14.29%) Multithreading
15 12 (13.19%) Qt
15 12 (13.19%) STL
15 12 (13.19%) Web Services
15 12 (13.19%) .NET
15 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
16 11 (12.09%) Web Development
16 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 11 (12.09%) Algorithms
17 10 (10.99%) Perl
17 10 (10.99%) Unix

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
3 3 (3.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) Big Data
2 8 (8.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.49%) Electronics
1 5 (5.49%) Retail
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 56 (61.54%) C++ Software Engineer
3 25 (27.47%) Java Engineer
3 25 (27.47%) Java Software Engineer
4 19 (20.88%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (19.78%) Developer
6 16 (17.58%) Python Software Engineer
6 16 (17.58%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (16.48%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (15.38%) Software Developer
9 11 (12.09%) C Software Engineer
9 11 (12.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (12.09%) C++ Developer
9 11 (12.09%) C++ Software Developer
10 8 (8.79%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (6.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (5.49%) C++/Java Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
12 5 (5.49%) PHP Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) HTML
2 13 (14.29%) CSS
2 13 (14.29%) XML
3 12 (13.19%) .NET
3 12 (13.19%) Qt
3 12 (13.19%) STL
3 12 (13.19%) Web Services
4 11 (12.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (8.79%) LAMP
5 8 (8.79%) REST
6 7 (7.69%) JSON
7 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.40%) SOAP
8 4 (4.40%) WCF
9 3 (3.30%) OpenGL
9 3 (3.30%) WPF
10 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.20%) jQuery
10 2 (2.20%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
2 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.09%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.49%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (5.49%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.30%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.30%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.30%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (3.30%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (3.30%) Physics
7 2 (2.20%) EMV
8 1 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.10%) EFT
8 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.10%) EPoS
8 1 (1.10%) Linked Data
8 1 (1.10%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.96%) Linux
2 16 (17.58%) Windows
3 10 (10.99%) Unix
4 9 (9.89%) Android
4 9 (9.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (82.42%) Software Engineering
2 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.38%) OOP
4 13 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 11 (12.09%) Web Development
6 9 (9.89%) Android Development
6 9 (9.89%) iOS Development
6 9 (9.89%) Mobile Development
7 8 (8.79%) OOD
7 8 (8.79%) SDLC
8 6 (6.59%) SOA
8 6 (6.59%) TDD
9 5 (5.49%) Information Security
9 5 (5.49%) OO
10 4 (4.40%) AOP
10 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.40%) Open Source
10 4 (4.40%) Open Source Development
11 3 (3.30%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (3.30%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) Java
2 31 (34.07%) Python
3 24 (26.37%) C
4 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.88%) C#
6 18 (19.78%) PHP
7 14 (15.38%) SQL
8 10 (10.99%) Perl
9 8 (8.79%) PHP 5
10 4 (4.40%) R
11 3 (3.30%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.10%) Delphi
13 1 (1.10%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) PhD
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) ESRI
3 1 (1.10%) Gemalto
3 1 (1.10%) Ingenico
3 1 (1.10%) Nokia
3 1 (1.10%) Progress
3 1 (1.10%) SAP
3 1 (1.10%) VeriFone
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