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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 22 23 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 59 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.97% 7.92% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.86% 14.58% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
350 336 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 65.06% 54.28% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 310 289 245
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 46 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Gateshead -4 18 £41,000 +12.32% 1
Sunderland -2 16 £47,500 +5.55% 2
C++
North East

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 69 (67.65%) C#
2 53 (51.96%) Software Engineering
3 44 (43.14%) Java
4 40 (39.22%) Degree
5 38 (37.25%) Computer Science
6 36 (35.29%) Mathematics
7 35 (34.31%) Games
8 33 (32.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 32 (31.37%) 3D Graphics
10 29 (28.43%) Multithreading
11 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (27.45%) OpenGL
12 27 (26.47%) C
13 26 (25.49%) PhD
13 26 (25.49%) DirectX
13 26 (25.49%) HLSL
14 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
15 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
15 23 (22.55%) Visualisation
16 21 (20.59%) Physics
16 21 (20.59%) SQL
17 19 (18.63%) CSS
17 19 (18.63%) WCF
17 19 (18.63%) Algorithms
18 18 (17.65%) 3D Programming
19 17 (16.67%) .NET
20 16 (15.69%) Perl
20 16 (15.69%) PHP
21 15 (14.71%) OO
22 13 (12.75%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (4.90%) Alfresco
3 4 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.92%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.98%) GPRS
2 1 (0.98%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) Big Data
2 9 (8.82%) MySQL
3 7 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.88%) DB2
5 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Subversion
1 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.88%) JUnit
3 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.94%) JIRA
4 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.96%) Redmine
6 1 (0.98%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.98%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.98%) JMeter
6 1 (0.98%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (34.31%) Games
2 5 (4.90%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (45.10%) Developer
2 44 (43.14%) Software Engineer
3 25 (24.51%) Software Developer
4 23 (22.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) Programmer
5 13 (12.75%) C++ Developer
6 12 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Software Programmer
8 8 (7.84%) C++ Programmer
8 8 (7.84%) Graphics Programmer
8 8 (7.84%) Graphics Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.92%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 28 (27.45%) OpenGL
3 26 (25.49%) DirectX
4 19 (18.63%) CSS
4 19 (18.63%) WCF
5 17 (16.67%) .NET
6 12 (11.76%) HTML
7 11 (10.78%) HTML5
7 11 (10.78%) XML
7 11 (10.78%) CSS3
8 10 (9.80%) Web Services
9 7 (6.86%) Ajax
9 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.88%) J2EE
10 6 (5.88%) JMS
11 5 (4.90%) jBPM
11 5 (4.90%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (4.90%) iOS SDK
11 5 (4.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 36 (35.29%) Mathematics
3 32 (31.37%) 3D Graphics
4 23 (22.55%) Visualisation
5 21 (20.59%) Physics
6 19 (18.63%) Algorithms
7 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
8 5 (4.90%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (4.90%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (3.92%) CUDA
10 3 (2.94%) Kinect
11 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
1 9 (8.82%) Android
2 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) UNIX
4 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Software Engineering
2 29 (28.43%) Multithreading
3 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.65%) 3D Programming
5 15 (14.71%) OO
6 13 (12.75%) Scrum
7 9 (8.82%) Migration
7 9 (8.82%) Web Development
8 8 (7.84%) SDLC
9 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.88%) RUP
10 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.90%) Software Delivery
11 5 (4.90%) 3D Visualisation
11 5 (4.90%) OOD
11 5 (4.90%) Mobile Commerce
11 5 (4.90%) Workflow
11 5 (4.90%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.90%) Content Management
11 5 (4.90%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (67.65%) C#
2 44 (43.14%) Java
3 27 (26.47%) C
4 26 (25.49%) HLSL
5 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
6 21 (20.59%) SQL
7 16 (15.69%) Perl
7 16 (15.69%) PHP
8 13 (12.75%) Python
8 13 (12.75%) Scala
9 12 (11.76%) T-SQL
10 9 (8.82%) PHP5
11 8 (7.84%) GLSL
12 5 (4.90%) Ruby
13 3 (2.94%) Ada
14 2 (1.96%) Groovy
14 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.98%) Fortran
15 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.98%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 40 (39.22%) Degree
2 26 (25.49%) PhD
3 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) Sybase
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (5.88%) Pega
3 5 (4.90%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.98%) BT
4 1 (0.98%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sunderland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Stem Graduates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £39000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago