The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 19 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 57 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.22% 2.97% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 5.45% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42 11 30
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
342 275 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 55.34% 54.46% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 285 242 255
Average salary £32,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
North East

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 +18 44 £35,500 -16.47% 11
Gateshead - 12 £36,500 - 2
Sunderland +4 9 £45,000 +5.88%
C++
North East

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 55 (64.71%) C#
2 34 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 33 (38.82%) SQL
4 29 (34.12%) Degree
5 28 (32.94%) Java
6 26 (30.59%) Computer Science
7 25 (29.41%) C
8 24 (28.24%) Games
8 24 (28.24%) Mathematics
8 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (25.88%) TDD
9 22 (25.88%) Multithreading
10 19 (22.35%) UNIX
11 18 (21.18%) OpenGL
12 16 (18.82%) Image Processing
12 16 (18.82%) Visualisation
12 16 (18.82%) OO
12 16 (18.82%) 3D Visualisation
13 15 (17.65%) Physics
14 14 (16.47%) Linux
15 13 (15.29%) Windows
15 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
16 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
16 12 (14.12%) AWK
16 12 (14.12%) sed
17 10 (11.76%) Scrum
17 10 (11.76%) .NET
18 9 (10.59%) GIS
19 8 (9.41%) DirectX
20 7 (8.24%) 3D Graphics

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 7 (8.24%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Intranet
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.06%) VTune
3 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.53%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.18%) Xcode
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.18%) GDB
General
1 24 (28.24%) Games
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Electronics
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Developer
2 27 (31.76%) Software Developer
3 23 (27.06%) Programmer
4 21 (24.71%) Software Engineer
5 17 (20.00%) C++ Developer
6 15 (17.65%) C++ Software Developer
7 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (9.41%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
10 7 (8.24%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (7.06%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (7.06%) Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
13 4 (4.71%) C++/C# Developer
14 3 (3.53%) Build and Release Engineer
14 3 (3.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
14 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
14 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) OpenGL
2 10 (11.76%) .NET
3 8 (9.41%) DirectX
4 7 (8.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (7.06%) WinForms
6 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.88%) XML
7 4 (4.71%) CSS
7 4 (4.71%) Web Services
7 4 (4.71%) WCF
7 4 (4.71%) HTML
8 2 (2.35%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.35%) RESTful
8 2 (2.35%) JMS
8 2 (2.35%) J2EE
9 1 (1.18%) COM
9 1 (1.18%) XSL
9 1 (1.18%) POSIX
9 1 (1.18%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Computer Science
2 24 (28.24%) Mathematics
3 16 (18.82%) Visualisation
4 15 (17.65%) Physics
5 9 (10.59%) GIS
6 7 (8.24%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (7.06%) CUDA
8 5 (5.88%) Client/Server
8 5 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (4.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
11 2 (2.35%) GPGPU
12 1 (1.18%) iPhone
12 1 (1.18%) Social Media
12 1 (1.18%) iPad
12 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) UNIX
2 14 (16.47%) Linux
3 13 (15.29%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.88%) TDD
3 22 (25.88%) Multithreading
4 16 (18.82%) Image Processing
4 16 (18.82%) OO
4 16 (18.82%) 3D Visualisation
5 10 (11.76%) Scrum
6 7 (8.24%) OOD
7 5 (5.88%) 3D Rendering
7 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.71%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (4.71%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.71%) Migration
8 4 (4.71%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (3.53%) SOA
9 3 (3.53%) Release Management
9 3 (3.53%) Change Control
10 2 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (64.71%) C#
2 33 (38.82%) SQL
3 28 (32.94%) Java
4 25 (29.41%) C
5 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
5 12 (14.12%) AWK
5 12 (14.12%) sed
6 6 (7.06%) HLSL
6 6 (7.06%) Python
7 5 (5.88%) Embedded C
7 5 (5.88%) Ruby
8 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.53%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.35%) Scala
10 2 (2.35%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.18%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 4 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Penson, Bonus and Flexi-time
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £24,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Progression
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Paid professional membership subscriptions
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Gateshead
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35K - £45K per Annum
Posted: 23 days ago