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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 17 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 68 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.85% 2.19% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.38% 4.49% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 15
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
370 245 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 59.01% 48.80% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 265 212 246
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +23 52 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Gateshead - 16 £36,500 - 2
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
Sunderland -2 1 £32,500 -10.34%
C++
North East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 74 (67.27%) C#
2 54 (49.09%) Java
3 52 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (43.64%) SQL
5 44 (40.00%) C
6 39 (35.45%) Degree
7 37 (33.64%) UNIX
8 30 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 30 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 28 (25.45%) Mathematics
10 27 (24.55%) Linux
11 26 (23.64%) Games
12 24 (21.82%) XML
13 23 (20.91%) Web Services
14 22 (20.00%) Multithreading
15 21 (19.09%) TDD
16 20 (18.18%) Client/Server
17 18 (16.36%) OpenGL
18 16 (14.55%) Visualisation
18 16 (14.55%) OO
18 16 (14.55%) 3D Visualisation
19 15 (13.64%) Relational Database
19 15 (13.64%) Mentoring
19 15 (13.64%) Waterfall
19 15 (13.64%) SOAP
19 15 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
19 15 (13.64%) Image Processing
19 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
20 12 (10.91%) AWK
20 12 (10.91%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (0.91%) WordPress
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.45%) VTune
3 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.73%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.82%) Xcode
5 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.91%) GDB
General
1 26 (23.64%) Games
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (50.00%) Developer
2 44 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 28 (25.45%) Programmer
4 21 (19.09%) Software Engineer
5 18 (16.36%) C++ Developer
6 17 (15.45%) C++ Software Developer
7 12 (10.91%) C# Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Analyst
8 11 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
8 11 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (8.18%) C++/C# Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Principal Software Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Java Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Lead Software Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.55%) SQL Programmer
12 4 (3.64%) Software Quality Engineer
12 4 (3.64%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) XML
2 23 (20.91%) Web Services
3 18 (16.36%) OpenGL
4 15 (13.64%) SOAP
5 10 (9.09%) .NET
6 8 (7.27%) WCF
6 8 (7.27%) DirectX
7 7 (6.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (5.45%) iOS SDK
9 5 (4.55%) WinForms
10 4 (3.64%) HTML
10 4 (3.64%) CSS
10 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.82%) Ember.js
11 2 (1.82%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.82%) SproutCore
11 2 (1.82%) Cocoa
11 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.82%) HTML5
12 1 (0.91%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 28 (25.45%) Mathematics
3 20 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 16 (14.55%) Visualisation
5 11 (10.00%) Physics
6 9 (8.18%) GIS
6 9 (8.18%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (7.27%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (6.36%) CUDA
8 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
9 5 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (2.73%) iPhone
10 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.82%) iPad
11 2 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.64%) UNIX
2 27 (24.55%) Linux
3 11 (10.00%) Windows
4 7 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 21 (19.09%) TDD
5 16 (14.55%) OO
5 16 (14.55%) 3D Visualisation
6 15 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 15 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 15 (13.64%) Image Processing
7 9 (8.18%) Scrum
8 8 (7.27%) Migration
8 8 (7.27%) Mobile Commerce
9 5 (4.55%) 3D Rendering
9 5 (4.55%) OOD
10 4 (3.64%) Data Analysis
11 3 (2.73%) Software Testing
11 3 (2.73%) Release Management
11 3 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.73%) Performance Testing
11 3 (2.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 74 (67.27%) C#
2 54 (49.09%) Java
3 48 (43.64%) SQL
4 44 (40.00%) C
5 12 (10.91%) AWK
5 12 (10.91%) Shell Script
5 12 (10.91%) sed
6 11 (10.00%) Python
7 8 (7.27%) Ruby
7 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.27%) Perl
8 6 (5.45%) HLSL
9 4 (3.64%) PHP
10 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.73%) VB
11 2 (1.82%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.91%) Fortran
12 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (35.45%) Degree
2 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.73%) PhD
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) TickIT
1 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 4 (3.64%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.64%) QA
1 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (2.73%) HP
2 2 (1.82%) Sencha
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefi
Posted: 21 days ago
Gateshead
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago