The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 14 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 71 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.74% 2.57% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.64% 5.12% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 10 23
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
C++
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
381 254 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 57.64% 50.30% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 264 216 263
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

C++
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

C++ Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

C++
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

C++
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +27 53 £30,000 -29.41% 10
Gateshead - 19 £36,500 - 2
Sunderland -4 3 £32,500 -23.52%
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
C++
North East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 72 (68.57%) C#
2 50 (47.62%) Java
3 47 (44.76%) C
4 46 (43.81%) SQL
5 39 (37.14%) UNIX
5 39 (37.14%) Degree
6 34 (32.38%) Software Engineering
7 28 (26.67%) Linux
8 25 (23.81%) Games
9 24 (22.86%) Computer Science
10 22 (20.95%) Mathematics
10 22 (20.95%) XML
11 21 (20.00%) Web Services
11 21 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 21 (20.00%) TDD
12 20 (19.05%) Client/Server
13 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (17.14%) OpenGL
15 16 (15.24%) Visualisation
15 16 (15.24%) 3D Visualisation
16 15 (14.29%) Waterfall
16 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
16 15 (14.29%) Image Processing
16 15 (14.29%) OO
16 15 (14.29%) SOAP
17 12 (11.43%) Windows
17 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
17 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
17 12 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (11.43%) AWK

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.90%) Node.js
2 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Intranet
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.71%) VTune
3 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.86%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.90%) JUnit
6 1 (0.95%) Xcode
6 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.95%) Subversion
6 1 (0.95%) GDB
General
1 25 (23.81%) Games
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (46.67%) Developer
2 38 (36.19%) Software Developer
3 28 (26.67%) Programmer
4 22 (20.95%) Software Engineer
5 15 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
5 15 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (10.48%) Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (8.57%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) C++/C# Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Architect
11 5 (4.76%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Java Architect
11 5 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
12 3 (2.86%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.95%) XML
2 21 (20.00%) Web Services
3 18 (17.14%) OpenGL
4 15 (14.29%) SOAP
5 9 (8.57%) .NET
6 8 (7.62%) DirectX
7 7 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (5.71%) WCF
9 5 (4.76%) WinForms
10 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.81%) HTML
10 4 (3.81%) CSS
11 2 (1.90%) SproutCore
11 2 (1.90%) iOS SDK
11 2 (1.90%) HTML5
11 2 (1.90%) Play Framework
11 2 (1.90%) Ember.js
11 2 (1.90%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.90%) RESTful
11 2 (1.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 22 (20.95%) Mathematics
3 20 (19.05%) Client/Server
4 16 (15.24%) Visualisation
5 11 (10.48%) Physics
6 9 (8.57%) GIS
7 6 (5.71%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (4.76%) CUDA
9 4 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (3.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (1.90%) iPhone
12 1 (0.95%) GPGPU
12 1 (0.95%) Social Media
12 1 (0.95%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) UNIX
2 28 (26.67%) Linux
3 12 (11.43%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) Software Engineering
2 21 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 21 (20.00%) TDD
3 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.24%) 3D Visualisation
5 15 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 15 (14.29%) Image Processing
5 15 (14.29%) OO
6 9 (8.57%) Scrum
7 7 (6.67%) OOD
8 6 (5.71%) Migration
9 5 (4.76%) 3D Rendering
10 4 (3.81%) Static Code Analysis
10 4 (3.81%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.81%) Quality Management
10 4 (3.81%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (2.86%) SOA
11 3 (2.86%) Release Management
11 3 (2.86%) Change Control
12 2 (1.90%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (68.57%) C#
2 50 (47.62%) Java
3 47 (44.76%) C
4 46 (43.81%) SQL
5 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 12 (11.43%) AWK
5 12 (11.43%) sed
6 9 (8.57%) Perl
7 8 (7.62%) Python
8 7 (6.67%) Ruby
9 6 (5.71%) HLSL
9 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.76%) PHP
11 4 (3.81%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.90%) Scala
12 2 (1.90%) VB
13 1 (0.95%) Fortran
13 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (37.14%) Degree
2 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) PhD
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (0.95%) TickIT
1 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (1.90%) Sencha
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.90%) HP
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
BLOC
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
OHO Group
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefi
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