The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 26 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.59% 1.12% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.14% 1.72% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 3
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
C++
Staffordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
175 174 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 61.19% 64.93% 68.23%
Number of salaries quoted 123 133 117
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C++
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

C++ Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C++
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 12 (57.14%) C
3 11 (52.38%) Degree
4 10 (47.62%) Electronics
5 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 8 (38.10%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) Bluetooth
7 6 (28.57%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
8 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
9 4 (19.05%) Scala
9 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (19.05%) Functional Programming
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) ERP
9 4 (19.05%) Internet
9 4 (19.05%) Middleware
9 4 (19.05%) SCADA
9 4 (19.05%) Erlang
9 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
9 4 (19.05%) F#
9 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
10 3 (14.29%) UNIX

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Bluetooth
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
2 4 (19.05%) SCADA
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.76%) Arduino
4 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) Functional Programming
3 4 (19.05%) ERP
3 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.52%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Scala
4 4 (19.05%) Erlang
4 4 (19.05%) F#
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 3 (14.29%) Clojure
6 2 (9.52%) VB
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VB6
7 1 (4.76%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Atmel