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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 25 23 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 47 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.98% 8.12% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.20% 14.71% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 14
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
356 238 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 60.44% 55.22% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 315 211 254
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,500 £45,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -8 37 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Gateshead -12 9 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Sunderland -9 2 £30,000 -29.41%
C++
North East

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 70 (63.06%) C#
2 69 (62.16%) Java
3 43 (38.74%) SQL
4 40 (36.04%) XML
4 40 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (34.23%) Software Engineering
6 36 (32.43%) Web Services
7 34 (30.63%) Computer Science
8 32 (28.83%) Mathematics
9 31 (27.93%) C
9 31 (27.93%) BizTalk Server
10 30 (27.03%) Degree
10 30 (27.03%) WCF
11 27 (24.32%) T-SQL
11 27 (24.32%) .NET
11 27 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
13 25 (22.52%) Linux
13 25 (22.52%) Mobile Payment
14 24 (21.62%) UNIX
15 23 (20.72%) Mobile Commerce
15 23 (20.72%) Banking
15 23 (20.72%) Mobile Banking
16 21 (18.92%) Apple iOS
17 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
17 19 (17.12%) Android
17 19 (17.12%) Mobile App
18 18 (16.22%) Client/Server
18 18 (16.22%) Waterfall
19 17 (15.32%) iOS SDK

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (27.93%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.90%) HTTP
1 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.91%) Subversion
3 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.41%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.60%) VTune
6 2 (1.80%) Xcode
7 1 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 23 (20.72%) Banking
2 11 (9.91%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) German Language
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (63.06%) Developer
2 45 (40.54%) Software Developer
3 36 (32.43%) Software Engineer
4 29 (26.13%) C# Developer
5 15 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Graduate
6 13 (11.71%) C++ Developer
7 12 (10.81%) .NET Developer
7 12 (10.81%) C++ Software Developer
7 12 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (9.91%) Programmer
9 10 (9.01%) C++/C# Developer
10 8 (7.21%) QA Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Quality Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Software Quality Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Principal Software Developer
12 5 (4.50%) SQL Programmer
12 5 (4.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) XML
2 36 (32.43%) Web Services
3 30 (27.03%) WCF
4 27 (24.32%) .NET
5 17 (15.32%) iOS SDK
6 15 (13.51%) SOAP
7 11 (9.91%) OpenGL
8 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.21%) HTML
9 8 (7.21%) CSS
10 4 (3.60%) DirectX
10 4 (3.60%) HTML5
10 4 (3.60%) Backbone.js
10 4 (3.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (2.70%) Ember.js
11 3 (2.70%) SproutCore
11 3 (2.70%) jQuery
12 2 (1.80%) WPF
12 2 (1.80%) Cocoa
12 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.63%) Computer Science
2 32 (28.83%) Mathematics
3 25 (22.52%) Mobile Payment
4 23 (20.72%) Mobile Banking
5 19 (17.12%) Mobile App
6 18 (16.22%) Client/Server
7 10 (9.01%) Visualisation
8 9 (8.11%) CUDA
9 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
10 5 (4.50%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (3.60%) iPhone
12 3 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.80%) Physics
13 2 (1.80%) iPad
14 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.90%) Social Media
14 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.90%) Open Source
14 1 (0.90%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Linux
2 24 (21.62%) UNIX
3 21 (18.92%) Apple iOS
4 19 (17.12%) Android
5 10 (9.01%) Windows
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) Software Engineering
3 23 (20.72%) Mobile Commerce
4 18 (16.22%) Waterfall
5 16 (14.41%) Multithreading
6 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 14 (12.61%) Migration
8 12 (10.81%) OO
9 11 (9.91%) Scrum
10 10 (9.01%) 3D Visualisation
11 7 (6.31%) TDD
11 7 (6.31%) Image Processing
12 6 (5.41%) MVC
13 5 (4.50%) iOS Development
14 3 (2.70%) Android Development
14 3 (2.70%) ITIL V3
14 3 (2.70%) Web Application Development
14 3 (2.70%) 3D Rendering
14 3 (2.70%) OOP
14 3 (2.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.06%) C#
2 69 (62.16%) Java
3 43 (38.74%) SQL
4 31 (27.93%) C
5 27 (24.32%) T-SQL
6 14 (12.61%) Python
7 10 (9.01%) Ruby
8 9 (8.11%) Perl
9 8 (7.21%) JavaScript
10 6 (5.41%) Objective-C
11 5 (4.50%) PHP
12 4 (3.60%) HLSL
13 3 (2.70%) VB
14 1 (0.90%) AWK
14 1 (0.90%) sed
14 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) Degree
2 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.70%) PhD
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 8 (7.21%) TickIT
2 8 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 8 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.21%) QA
2 8 (7.21%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) HP
2 3 (2.70%) Sencha
3 2 (1.80%) Perforce
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Posted: 4 days ago