The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 21 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.07% 7.46% 12.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.36% 16.50% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 5
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -14.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 103 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 35.77% 45.18% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 90 24
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

C++
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Stevenage region.

C++ Salary Trend in Stevenage

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Qt
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Fortran
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Ada
5 2 (20.00%) OOD
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive
5 2 (20.00%) VxWorks
5 2 (20.00%) Simulink
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) IEC 61508
5 2 (20.00%) DO-178B
5 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) HSPA
2 1 (10.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PC Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Principle Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Fortran
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (20.00%) Ada
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) IEC 61508
1 2 (20.00%) DO-178B