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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 876 848 807
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -41
Permanent jobs citing VC++ 72 94 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 67 93 123
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.68% -3.75%

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
52708 53576 56144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.04% 50.27% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45476 46055 47219
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

VC++ Salary Histogram in the UK

VC++
Top 29 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 9 February 2016. 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 +17 68 £35,000 -26.31% 17
North West +41 19 £42,500 +54.54% 7
Manchester +31 16 £35,000 +27.27% 3
South East +9 16 £25,000 -41.17% 5
London -12 14 £67,500 +17.39%
Surrey +18 13 £25,000 -23.07% 4
South West +6 12 £34,000 - 5
Dorset - 12 £34,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 12 £34,000 - 1
Weybridge - 12 £25,000 - 4
West Midlands -13 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland -6 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £43,750 - 3
Ellesmere Port - 3 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire -11 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Wokingham - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire +18 1 £42,500 -12.37%
East Midlands +2 1 £32,000 -17.41%
Leicestershire -1 1 £32,000 -17.41%
Birmingham -6 1 £40,000 +6.66%
East of England -7 1 £32,500 -31.57%
Suffolk -13 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Ipswich -21 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £25,000 -
Chester - 1 £42,500 - 1
Petersfield - 1 £42,500 -
Leicester - 1 £32,000 -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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++.

1 130 (94.20%) C++
2 99 (71.74%) Windows
3 82 (59.42%) Software Engineering
4 80 (57.97%) Degree
5 78 (56.52%) Multithreading
6 73 (52.90%) C#
7 60 (43.48%) Computer Science
8 58 (42.03%) .NET
9 51 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (36.23%) MFC
11 46 (33.33%) SQL
12 44 (31.88%) OO
13 42 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (26.81%) Visual Studio
14 37 (26.81%) Finance
15 31 (22.46%) Microsoft
16 28 (20.29%) Java
17 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
18 26 (18.84%) Team Foundation Server
19 22 (15.94%) .NET Framework
20 21 (15.22%) Internet
20 21 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (15.22%) OOP
20 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
20 21 (15.22%) WCF
21 18 (13.04%) Oracle
21 18 (13.04%) Mentoring
21 18 (13.04%) Unit Testing
22 17 (12.32%) SAP Business One
22 17 (12.32%) VB6

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (7.25%) Apache
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (12.32%) SAP Business One
2 10 (7.25%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (7.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.17%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.22%) Internet
2 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.97%) HTTP
4 3 (2.17%) Firewall
4 3 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.32%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (3.62%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (26.81%) Visual Studio
2 26 (18.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.25%) Subversion
4 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.90%) Hudson
5 2 (1.45%) JIRA
5 2 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.72%) CMake
6 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (26.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Games
3 5 (3.62%) Advertising
4 4 (2.90%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.17%) Electronics
5 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (77.54%) Developer
2 73 (52.90%) C++ Developer
3 26 (18.84%) Software Developer
4 22 (15.94%) .NET Developer
5 21 (15.22%) Visual C++ Developer
6 20 (14.49%) C# Developer
7 17 (12.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (10.14%) Senior Developer
8 14 (10.14%) Software Engineer
8 14 (10.14%) SQL Developer
9 13 (9.42%) C++/C# Developer
10 11 (7.97%) Graduate
10 11 (7.97%) Junior
11 10 (7.25%) Graduate C++ Developer
11 10 (7.25%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (7.25%) JDE Developer
12 9 (6.52%) Programmer
12 9 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (5.80%) Development Team Leader
13 8 (5.80%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.03%) .NET
2 50 (36.23%) MFC
3 22 (15.94%) .NET Framework
4 21 (15.22%) WCF
5 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET
5 17 (12.32%) COM
5 17 (12.32%) WinForms
6 16 (11.59%) XML
7 13 (9.42%) Web Services
8 12 (8.70%) HTML
9 11 (7.97%) OpenGL
10 10 (7.25%) Classic ASP
11 9 (6.52%) DirectX
12 8 (5.80%) Ajax
12 8 (5.80%) GWT
12 8 (5.80%) REST
12 8 (5.80%) WPF
13 4 (2.90%) CSS
13 4 (2.90%) STL
14 3 (2.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 42 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.32%) iDTV
4 14 (10.14%) Algorithms
4 14 (10.14%) Client/Server
5 13 (9.42%) 3D Graphics
5 13 (9.42%) Derivative
6 10 (7.25%) iSeries
7 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.90%) Equities
10 3 (2.17%) AS400
11 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.45%) Physics
12 1 (0.72%) BBC
12 1 (0.72%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (71.74%) Windows
2 15 (10.87%) Linux
3 14 (10.14%) Unix
4 10 (7.25%) Solaris
5 9 (6.52%) Android
6 7 (5.07%) Windows CE
6 7 (5.07%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (59.42%) Software Engineering
2 78 (56.52%) Multithreading
3 51 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (31.88%) OO
5 21 (15.22%) OOP
6 18 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 18 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.25%) 3D Programming
7 10 (7.25%) ERP
7 10 (7.25%) Validation
8 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.52%) Scrum
8 9 (6.52%) SDLC
8 9 (6.52%) TDD
9 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.80%) Image Processing
9 8 (5.80%) Migration
9 8 (5.80%) OOD
9 8 (5.80%) Software Architecture
10 7 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 130 (94.20%) C++
2 73 (52.90%) C#
3 46 (33.33%) SQL
4 28 (20.29%) Java
5 17 (12.32%) T-SQL
5 17 (12.32%) VB
5 17 (12.32%) VB6
6 10 (7.25%) COBOL
6 10 (7.25%) RPG
7 6 (4.35%) Pascal
8 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.90%) Python
10 2 (1.45%) C
10 2 (1.45%) Delphi
10 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 80 (57.97%) Degree
2 21 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (12.32%) MCPD
3 17 (12.32%) MCTS
4 4 (2.90%) MCSD
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 31 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.04%) Oracle
3 17 (12.32%) SAP
4 10 (7.25%) JD Edwards
4 10 (7.25%) TIBCO
5 8 (5.80%) Intel
6 7 (5.07%) IBM
7 4 (2.90%) Sybase
8 1 (0.72%) Google
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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