The table below looks at the statistics for VC++ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 784 738 706
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -32
Permanent jobs citing VC++ 86 152 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 81 128 167
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53933 56556 58572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.54% 52.95% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46009 47397 50838
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,875 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VC++
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VC++ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VC++ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VC++
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VC++ within the UK.

VC++ Salary Trend in the UK

VC++
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VC++ over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 within the UK.

VC++ Salary Histogram in the UK

VC++
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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
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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
England -43 72 £47,500 +18.75% 7
London -26 28 £60,000 - 1
South East -27 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +3 14 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England 0 10 £47,500 +13.09% 2
Edinburgh +4 9 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Scotland -4 9 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Slough - 9 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire +16 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -20 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Leighton Buzzard +1 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Coventry - 5 £47,500 -
Newbury 0 4 £38,500 -9.41%
Surrey -4 4 £32,500 - 1
North West -13 4 £27,500 -20.28% 1
Manchester +1 3 £27,500 -20.28% 1
Ipswich - 3 £37,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands +26 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Leicestershire +22 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Chertsey +6 2 £25,000 -
Hampshire -5 2 £49,250 +23.12%
South West -40 2 £110,000 +238.46% 2
Somerset +1 1 £110,000 +218.84%
West Sussex -2 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Horsham -7 1 £42,500 +6.25%
City of London -9 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Birmingham -19 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -20 1 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VC++ 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 VC++.

1 181 (89.60%) C++
2 132 (65.35%) Windows
3 105 (51.98%) Software Engineering
4 91 (45.05%) C#
5 80 (39.60%) SQL
6 78 (38.61%) .NET
7 76 (37.62%) Degree
8 73 (36.14%) STL
9 61 (30.20%) Finance
10 58 (28.71%) JavaScript
10 58 (28.71%) Microsoft
11 57 (28.22%) OO
12 56 (27.72%) SQL Server
13 55 (27.23%) MFC
13 55 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (25.25%) Visual Studio
15 43 (21.29%) HTML
16 41 (20.30%) Visualisation
17 40 (19.80%) Computer Science
18 38 (18.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 38 (18.81%) XML
19 36 (17.82%) UNIX
20 35 (17.33%) Multithreading
21 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (14.85%) OpenGL
23 29 (14.36%) C
23 29 (14.36%) OOP
24 27 (13.37%) WPF
24 27 (13.37%) WinForms
25 25 (12.38%) Mathematics

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VC++ 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 VC++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.48%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (8.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.99%) RMDS
2 1 (0.50%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.95%) SaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.90%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.41%) Ethernet
3 12 (5.94%) HTTP
4 8 (3.96%) Internet
5 7 (3.47%) DNS
5 7 (3.47%) DHCP
6 4 (1.98%) LAN
6 4 (1.98%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.91%) MySQL
3 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.97%) SQLite
6 5 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (25.25%) Visual Studio
2 23 (11.39%) Subversion
3 4 (1.98%) ProC
4 3 (1.49%) GCC
5 2 (0.99%) CMake
5 2 (0.99%) JIRA
5 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.50%) Hudson
6 1 (0.50%) MSI
6 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.50%) PVCS
6 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 61 (30.20%) Finance
2 19 (9.41%) Electronics
3 17 (8.42%) Financial Institution
3 17 (8.42%) Banking
4 7 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.97%) Front Office
6 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.98%) Marketing
7 3 (1.49%) Games
8 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
9 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (69.31%) Developer
2 91 (45.05%) C++ Developer
3 54 (26.73%) Software Engineer
4 24 (11.88%) Software Developer
5 19 (9.41%) C# Developer
6 13 (6.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (6.44%) Programmer
7 11 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.45%) Graduate
7 11 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.95%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Quantitative Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (3.47%) C++/C# Developer
10 7 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.97%) Development Manager
11 6 (2.97%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 5 (2.48%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (38.61%) .NET
2 73 (36.14%) STL
3 55 (27.23%) MFC
4 43 (21.29%) HTML
5 38 (18.81%) XML
5 38 (18.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 30 (14.85%) OpenGL
7 27 (13.37%) WinForms
7 27 (13.37%) WPF
8 25 (12.38%) Qt
9 22 (10.89%) Web Services
10 19 (9.41%) ASP.NET
11 18 (8.91%) Direct3D
12 14 (6.93%) CSS
13 11 (5.45%) WCF
14 10 (4.95%) DirectX
14 10 (4.95%) jQuery
15 9 (4.46%) HTML5
16 7 (3.47%) .NET Framework
16 7 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.30%) Visualisation
2 40 (19.80%) Computer Science
3 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (12.38%) Mathematics
5 18 (8.91%) CUDA
6 13 (6.44%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.46%) 3D Graphics
8 8 (3.96%) Fixed Income
9 7 (3.47%) Derivative
9 7 (3.47%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.97%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.48%) Physics
11 5 (2.48%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.98%) GIS
13 3 (1.49%) BBC
13 3 (1.49%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (0.99%) iDTV
14 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 132 (65.35%) Windows
2 36 (17.82%) UNIX
3 20 (9.90%) Linux
4 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.98%) Solaris
6 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.99%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (51.98%) Software Engineering
2 57 (28.22%) OO
3 55 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (17.33%) Multithreading
5 29 (14.36%) OOP
6 24 (11.88%) TDD
7 20 (9.90%) Software Architecture
8 19 (9.41%) Waterfall
8 19 (9.41%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.91%) 3D Visualisation
9 18 (8.91%) Linear Algebra
10 16 (7.92%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (6.93%) Migration
11 14 (6.93%) Scrum
11 14 (6.93%) E-business
12 12 (5.94%) MVC
12 12 (5.94%) Project Management
12 12 (5.94%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (5.94%) UML
12 12 (5.94%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 181 (89.60%) C++
2 91 (45.05%) C#
3 80 (39.60%) SQL
4 58 (28.71%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.36%) C
6 25 (12.38%) VB
7 23 (11.39%) Java
8 17 (8.42%) T-SQL
9 15 (7.43%) PHP
10 11 (5.45%) VB6
11 9 (4.46%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.46%) Perl
12 6 (2.97%) Python
13 3 (1.49%) PHP5
13 3 (1.49%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.50%) VBScript
15 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (37.62%) Degree
2 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) VCP4
5 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) OpenView
1 2 (0.99%) OVSD
Vendors
1 58 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.88%) Oracle
3 5 (2.48%) Twitter
4 3 (1.49%) Google
4 3 (1.49%) Borland
5 2 (0.99%) Sybase
5 2 (0.99%) Sun
5 2 (0.99%) HP
5 2 (0.99%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.99%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.50%) Altera
6 1 (0.50%) QNX
6 1 (0.50%) Perforce
6 1 (0.50%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.50%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.50%) EMC
6 1 (0.50%) Sage
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
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