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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 22 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.24% 11.76% 17.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.82% 18.03% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 8
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
39 122 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 33.05% 65.24% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35 107 25
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (50.00%) Fortran
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Qt
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Ada
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (12.50%) LabWindows
5 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
5 1 (12.50%) Simulink
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) HSPA
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Fortran
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ada
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) IEC 61508
1 1 (12.50%) DO-178B