The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 788 671 635
Rank change year-on-year
-117 -36
Permanent jobs citing VC++ 117 209 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 87 193 240
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60613 57242 63379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.72% 52.61% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51472 49132 55776
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 25 July 2014 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 25 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
England -123 110 £42,500 +6.25% 23
South East -50 42 £37,500 -6.25% 5
London -50 37 £60,000 -4.00% 15
South West -27 12 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Midlands -12 11 £42,500 -15.00%
Surrey +1 10 £31,500 -21.25% 1
City of London -25 10 £57,500 -8.00% 3
East Sussex - 9 - -
Brighton - 9 - -
Hampshire -45 8 £33,750 -20.58%
Bristol -3 7 - - 3
Berkshire -7 7 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Worcestershire - 7 £41,500 -
Newbury +11 5 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Scotland -5 5 £38,500 +40.00% 1
Basingstoke -48 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Edinburgh - 5 £38,500 - 1
Shepperton -1 4 £48,750 +30.00%
North West -1 4 £35,000 +22.80%
Dorset -2 4 £32,500 -
Bournemouth -12 4 £32,500 -
East of England -19 4 £37,500 -7.97% 2
Leatherhead - 4 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £37,500 -
Manchester -3 3 £35,000 +4.47%
Birmingham -4 3 £50,000 -
Malvern - 3 £41,500 -
Fareham - 3 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,500 - 2

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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++.

1 241 (88.93%) C++
2 158 (58.30%) C#
3 129 (47.60%) Software Engineering
4 120 (44.28%) .NET
5 117 (43.17%) Windows
6 108 (39.85%) MFC
7 87 (32.10%) Degree
8 82 (30.26%) SQL Server
9 78 (28.78%) OO
10 70 (25.83%) SQL
11 68 (25.09%) HTML
11 68 (25.09%) JavaScript
12 65 (23.99%) Finance
13 64 (23.62%) Visual Studio
14 59 (21.77%) WPF
15 57 (21.03%) Microsoft
16 56 (20.66%) C
17 50 (18.45%) Computer Science
18 43 (15.87%) Multithreading
19 42 (15.50%) Unit Testing
20 39 (14.39%) Mathematics
20 39 (14.39%) TDD
20 39 (14.39%) Team Foundation Server
21 37 (13.65%) UNIX
21 37 (13.65%) OOP
22 34 (12.55%) MS Excel
22 34 (12.55%) .NET Framework
23 32 (11.81%) Java
23 32 (11.81%) Visualisation
24 31 (11.44%) Web Services

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Endur
1 4 (1.48%) Misys Opics
1 4 (1.48%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.64%) Ethernet
2 9 (3.32%) Internet
3 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.37%) Broadband
4 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.90%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.69%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (3.32%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.85%) MySQL
8 4 (1.48%) DB2
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (23.62%) Visual Studio
2 39 (14.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (7.75%) Subversion
4 7 (2.58%) NUnit
5 3 (1.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.74%) Xcode
6 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
General
1 65 (23.99%) Finance
2 16 (5.90%) Electronics
3 14 (5.17%) Banking
4 11 (4.06%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.69%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.58%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.48%) French Language
8 3 (1.11%) Marketing
8 3 (1.11%) Games
9 2 (0.74%) German Language
9 2 (0.74%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.74%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Front Office
9 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 156 (57.56%) Developer
2 76 (28.04%) Software Engineer
2 76 (28.04%) C++ Developer
3 50 (18.45%) C# Developer
4 35 (12.92%) Software Developer
5 21 (7.75%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.38%) C# Software Engineer
6 20 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (6.64%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.27%) C++ Software Developer
9 14 (5.17%) WPF Developer
10 13 (4.80%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (4.43%) Graduate
12 10 (3.69%) Applications Support
13 9 (3.32%) Junior
14 8 (2.95%) Consultant
14 8 (2.95%) .NET Software Engineer
15 7 (2.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
15 7 (2.58%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (44.28%) .NET
2 108 (39.85%) MFC
3 68 (25.09%) HTML
4 59 (21.77%) WPF
5 34 (12.55%) .NET Framework
6 31 (11.44%) Web Services
6 31 (11.44%) OpenGL
7 30 (11.07%) STL
7 30 (11.07%) CSS
8 28 (10.33%) WCF
8 28 (10.33%) HTML5
9 23 (8.49%) Qt
10 22 (8.12%) ASP.NET
11 21 (7.75%) XML
12 19 (7.01%) WinForms
13 18 (6.64%) Direct3D
14 15 (5.54%) RESTful
15 14 (5.17%) ATL
16 13 (4.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 11 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.45%) Computer Science
2 39 (14.39%) Mathematics
3 32 (11.81%) Visualisation
4 23 (8.49%) CUDA
5 17 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (4.43%) Client/Server
7 11 (4.06%) Derivative
8 10 (3.69%) Fixed Income
8 10 (3.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (3.32%) Chemistry
10 8 (2.95%) Physics
11 6 (2.21%) Statistics
11 6 (2.21%) Blackberry
11 6 (2.21%) iDTV
11 6 (2.21%) Kindle
11 6 (2.21%) Blog
12 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.48%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (1.11%) GIS
14 3 (1.11%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 117 (43.17%) Windows
2 37 (13.65%) UNIX
3 24 (8.86%) Apple iOS
4 20 (7.38%) Linux
5 14 (5.17%) Android
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.21%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.21%) Solaris
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (47.60%) Software Engineering
2 78 (28.78%) OO
3 43 (15.87%) Multithreading
4 42 (15.50%) Unit Testing
5 39 (14.39%) TDD
6 37 (13.65%) OOP
7 30 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (10.70%) UML
9 26 (9.59%) MVC
10 22 (8.12%) OOD
10 22 (8.12%) Scrum
11 16 (5.90%) Software Architecture
11 16 (5.90%) 3D Visualisation
11 16 (5.90%) iOS Development
12 15 (5.54%) Dependency Injection
12 15 (5.54%) SOA
13 14 (5.17%) MVVM
14 10 (3.69%) Waterfall
15 9 (3.32%) Automation Testing
16 8 (2.95%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 241 (88.93%) C++
2 158 (58.30%) C#
3 70 (25.83%) SQL
4 68 (25.09%) JavaScript
5 56 (20.66%) C
6 32 (11.81%) Java
7 18 (6.64%) Perl
8 17 (6.27%) VB
9 16 (5.90%) Python
10 10 (3.69%) VB6
11 8 (2.95%) PHP
12 7 (2.58%) Ada
12 7 (2.58%) Assembly Language
13 5 (1.85%) XQuery
13 5 (1.85%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.85%) Ruby
13 5 (1.85%) XPath
14 4 (1.48%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 87 (32.10%) Degree
2 10 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.69%) MCTS
2 10 (3.69%) MCPD
3 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.06%) ISO 9000
1 11 (4.06%) TickIT
2 9 (3.32%) QA
3 8 (2.95%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.95%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) OpenView
1 1 (0.37%) OVSD
Vendors
1 57 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.59%) Oracle
3 6 (2.21%) Sybase
3 6 (2.21%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.48%) OpenLink
4 4 (1.48%) Sun
4 4 (1.48%) Misys
5 3 (1.11%) IBM
5 3 (1.11%) Borland
6 2 (0.74%) Citrix
6 2 (0.74%) VMware
6 2 (0.74%) 29West
7 1 (0.37%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.37%) Reuters
7 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.37%) HP
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