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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 28 19 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs citing C++ 46 62 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.13% 9.75% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.51% 18.02% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 10
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
317 344 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 62.90% 54.09% 51.05%
Number of salaries quoted 286 254 230
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -6 37 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Sunderland -2 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Gateshead -14 10 £41,000 +12.32% 1
C++
North East

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 71 (71.72%) C#
2 52 (52.53%) Software Engineering
3 46 (46.46%) Java
4 43 (43.43%) Degree
5 40 (40.40%) Computer Science
6 36 (36.36%) Games
7 34 (34.34%) Mathematics
7 34 (34.34%) 3D Graphics
7 34 (34.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 30 (30.30%) Multithreading
9 28 (28.28%) PhD
10 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (26.26%) HLSL
11 26 (26.26%) C
11 26 (26.26%) OpenGL
11 26 (26.26%) DirectX
12 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
13 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
13 21 (21.21%) Physics
14 20 (20.20%) Visualisation
15 19 (19.19%) CSS
15 19 (19.19%) Algorithms
16 18 (18.18%) SQL
16 18 (18.18%) 3D Programming
17 17 (17.17%) WCF
17 17 (17.17%) .NET
17 17 (17.17%) OO
18 16 (16.16%) Perl
18 16 (16.16%) PHP
19 14 (14.14%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (5.05%) MQSeries
1 5 (5.05%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (5.05%) Alfresco
2 4 (4.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.01%) GPRS
2 1 (1.01%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Big Data
2 9 (9.09%) MySQL
3 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.05%) DB2
4 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Subversion
1 9 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.05%) JUnit
3 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.02%) Redmine
5 1 (1.01%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.01%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.01%) JMeter
General
1 36 (36.36%) Games
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 41 (41.41%) Developer
3 26 (26.26%) Software Developer
4 24 (24.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Programmer
5 12 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 11 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (8.08%) C++ Programmer
7 8 (8.08%) Software Programmer
7 8 (8.08%) Graphics Programmer
7 8 (8.08%) Graphics Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Graduate
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 26 (26.26%) OpenGL
2 26 (26.26%) DirectX
3 19 (19.19%) CSS
4 17 (17.17%) .NET
4 17 (17.17%) WCF
5 12 (12.12%) HTML
6 11 (11.11%) HTML5
6 11 (11.11%) CSS3
7 9 (9.09%) XML
8 8 (8.08%) Web Services
9 7 (7.07%) Ajax
9 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.05%) jQuery
10 5 (5.05%) Backbone.js
10 5 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.05%) jBPM
10 5 (5.05%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (5.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.40%) Computer Science
2 34 (34.34%) 3D Graphics
2 34 (34.34%) Mathematics
3 21 (21.21%) Physics
4 20 (20.20%) Visualisation
5 19 (19.19%) Algorithms
6 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.04%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (4.04%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.02%) CUDA
8 2 (2.02%) Kinect
9 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Android
2 6 (6.06%) UNIX
2 6 (6.06%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) Software Engineering
2 30 (30.30%) Multithreading
3 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.18%) 3D Programming
5 17 (17.17%) OO
6 13 (13.13%) Scrum
7 9 (9.09%) Migration
7 9 (9.09%) Web Development
8 8 (8.08%) SDLC
9 7 (7.07%) API Development
9 7 (7.07%) API Design
9 7 (7.07%) OOD
9 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.06%) OOP
10 6 (6.06%) Workflow
10 6 (6.06%) Android Development
10 6 (6.06%) Mobile Development
11 5 (5.05%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.05%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.05%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (71.72%) C#
2 46 (46.46%) Java
3 26 (26.26%) C
3 26 (26.26%) HLSL
4 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.18%) SQL
6 16 (16.16%) Perl
6 16 (16.16%) PHP
7 14 (14.14%) Scala
8 12 (12.12%) Python
9 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
10 9 (9.09%) PHP5
11 8 (8.08%) GLSL
12 5 (5.05%) Ruby
12 5 (5.05%) Ada
13 4 (4.04%) Groovy
14 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.01%) Fortran
15 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
15 1 (1.01%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 43 (43.43%) Degree
2 28 (28.28%) PhD
3 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Oracle
2 6 (6.06%) Sybase
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.05%) TIBCO
3 5 (5.05%) Pega
4 1 (1.01%) BT
4 1 (1.01%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago