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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 40 40 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +30
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.27% 4.03% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.28% 5.60% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 7
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +43.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
316 339 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 58.63% 71.97% 70.04%
Number of salaries quoted 261 270 345
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

C++
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

C++ Salary Trend in Suffolk

C++
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Suffolk

C++
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -2 18 £40,000 -13.97%
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
2 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) Degree
4 17 (29.82%) C#
4 17 (29.82%) HTML
4 17 (29.82%) Linux
5 16 (28.07%) C
6 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 14 (24.56%) Android
7 14 (24.56%) SQL
8 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
8 13 (22.81%) .NET
8 13 (22.81%) CSS
9 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.05%) Data Management
9 12 (21.05%) Visualisation
9 12 (21.05%) jQuery
9 12 (21.05%) Android SDK
10 11 (19.30%) HTML5
11 10 (17.54%) CSS3
12 8 (14.04%) OpenGL
12 8 (14.04%) OO
12 8 (14.04%) Embedded C
12 8 (14.04%) Signal Processing
13 7 (12.28%) Qt
13 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
13 7 (12.28%) Firmware
14 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
14 6 (10.53%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) DVB
2 3 (5.26%) VoIP
3 2 (3.51%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Software Engineer
2 24 (42.11%) Developer
3 15 (26.32%) C++ Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Junior
5 6 (10.53%) Junior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Graduate
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) HTML
2 13 (22.81%) .NET
2 13 (22.81%) CSS
3 12 (21.05%) jQuery
3 12 (21.05%) Android SDK
4 11 (19.30%) HTML5
5 10 (17.54%) CSS3
6 8 (14.04%) OpenGL
7 7 (12.28%) Qt
8 6 (10.53%) QML
8 6 (10.53%) OpenCL
9 5 (8.77%) WCF
10 4 (7.02%) Web Services
11 3 (5.26%) XML
11 3 (5.26%) SOAP
12 2 (3.51%) Flash
12 2 (3.51%) REST
13 1 (1.75%) LAMP
13 1 (1.75%) CGI
13 1 (1.75%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.05%) Visualisation
3 6 (10.53%) CUDA
3 6 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (8.77%) Statistics
4 5 (8.77%) Robotics
5 3 (5.26%) Mechatronics
5 3 (5.26%) MPEG
5 3 (5.26%) BBC
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.75%) Open Source
7 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
2 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) Data Management
4 8 (14.04%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) Signal Processing
5 6 (10.53%) 3D Modelling
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) OOP
6 5 (8.77%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (8.77%) Analytics
7 4 (7.02%) UML
7 4 (7.02%) Digital Signal Processing
8 3 (5.26%) Use Case
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Stress Testing
8 3 (5.26%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.26%) Android Development
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) C#
3 16 (28.07%) C
4 14 (24.56%) SQL
5 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
6 8 (14.04%) Embedded C
7 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.53%) PHP
8 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
8 6 (10.53%) R
8 6 (10.53%) GLSL
9 5 (8.77%) VB6
9 5 (8.77%) VB
9 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
10 4 (7.02%) Ruby
10 4 (7.02%) Embedded C++
10 4 (7.02%) VC++
11 2 (3.51%) Python
11 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Xilinx