The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 19 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 3.23% 18.68% 6.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 40.48% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 58.06% 46.15% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

C++
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

C++ Salary Trend in Sussex

C++
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows CE
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MFC
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows CE
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) Degree