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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 24 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.05% 6.63% 14.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.94% 12.15% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 24
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
63 107 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 38.41% 54.59% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59 86 99
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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++
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Stevenage

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
4 2 (28.57%) Simulink
4 2 (28.57%) Ada
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
4 2 (28.57%) Automotive
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) IEC 61508
4 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (28.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PC Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Ada
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) IEC 61508
1 2 (28.57%) DO-178B