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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 811 808 691
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -117
Permanent jobs citing VC++ 84 108 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.093% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 77 198
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -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
54965 59434 56847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.13% 51.09% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 46902 49836 48892
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 August 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 27 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
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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 -12 75 £42,500 -15.00% 7
London +11 27 £57,500 -4.16% 5
South East -2 19 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands +3 14 £40,000 -5.88%
City of London +24 10 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Berkshire +8 10 £45,000 -
Surrey +18 8 £45,000 -
Scotland +15 8 £40,000 +3.89%
Edinburgh -1 8 £40,000 +3.89%
Shropshire - 6 £40,000 -
Telford - 6 £40,000 -
Newbury +10 5 - -
South West -11 5 £38,250 -25.36%
East of England +21 4 - -
Birmingham +17 4 £43,750 -12.50%
Woking - 4 £46,250 -
Essex - 4 - -
Sheffield +11 3 £34,000 -2.85%
South Yorkshire +11 3 £34,000 -2.85%
Yorkshire +10 3 £34,000 -2.85%
North West -2 3 £22,000 -54.87%
Wokingham -4 3 £45,000 -
Colchester - 3 - -
Chertsey - 3 £25,000 -
Somerset +9 2 £39,500 -36.80%
Manchester +8 2 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury +1 2 £33,250 -16.87%
Worcester -1 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Worcestershire -3 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Gloucestershire -13 2 £33,250 -16.87%

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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++.

1 152 (91.57%) C++
2 112 (67.47%) Windows
3 102 (61.45%) Software Engineering
4 88 (53.01%) C#
5 72 (43.37%) MFC
6 68 (40.96%) Degree
7 57 (34.34%) Multithreading
8 55 (33.13%) Computer Science
9 54 (32.53%) .NET
10 50 (30.12%) Visual Studio
11 48 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (28.31%) Finance
13 44 (26.51%) STL
14 42 (25.30%) OO
15 41 (24.70%) Unit Testing
16 38 (22.89%) WPF
16 38 (22.89%) C
16 38 (22.89%) HTML
17 37 (22.29%) SQL
18 33 (19.88%) TDD
19 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
20 29 (17.47%) Linux
21 28 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
22 27 (16.27%) JavaScript
23 26 (15.66%) OOP
23 26 (15.66%) TCP/IP
23 26 (15.66%) HTML5
24 25 (15.06%) UNIX
24 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
25 24 (14.46%) Oracle

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (6.02%) Apache
2 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.81%) IIS
2 3 (1.81%) JBoss
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.66%) TCP/IP
2 21 (12.65%) HTTP
3 18 (10.84%) Ethernet
4 17 (10.24%) Internet
5 11 (6.63%) FTP
6 3 (1.81%) DHCP
6 3 (1.81%) DNS
7 2 (1.20%) Modbus
7 2 (1.20%) Multicast
8 1 (0.60%) SSL
8 1 (0.60%) 3G
8 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.60%) Wireless
8 1 (0.60%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.60%) GPRS
8 1 (0.60%) GSM
8 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (6.63%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.81%) MySQL
8 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (30.12%) Visual Studio
2 23 (13.86%) Subversion
3 14 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.61%) CppUnit
4 6 (3.61%) NUnit
5 5 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.81%) CMake
7 2 (1.20%) PVCS
8 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.60%) C++Builder
8 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 47 (28.31%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Electronics
3 11 (6.63%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.82%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.61%) Advertising
6 5 (3.01%) Automotive
7 4 (2.41%) Games
8 3 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.81%) Banking
8 3 (1.81%) Retail
8 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.20%) Military
9 2 (1.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (54.22%) Developer
2 67 (40.36%) C++ Developer
3 52 (31.33%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.24%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) GUI Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 11 (6.63%) Real Time Engineer
8 10 (6.02%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Senior C++ Developer
10 8 (4.82%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Graduate
11 7 (4.22%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.22%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.61%) C++ Team Leader
12 6 (3.61%) Junior
12 6 (3.61%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.61%) Development Team Leader
13 5 (3.01%) C++/C# Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (43.37%) MFC
2 54 (32.53%) .NET
3 44 (26.51%) STL
4 38 (22.89%) HTML
4 38 (22.89%) WPF
5 26 (15.66%) HTML5
6 23 (13.86%) WinForms
6 23 (13.86%) XML
7 22 (13.25%) Web Services
8 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET
9 13 (7.83%) OpenGL
9 13 (7.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (6.63%) NHibernate
10 11 (6.63%) CSS
11 8 (4.82%) DirectX
11 8 (4.82%) Ajax
11 8 (4.82%) Qt
11 8 (4.82%) WCF
12 7 (4.22%) REST
12 7 (4.22%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 55 (33.13%) Computer Science
2 28 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (13.86%) Algorithms
3 23 (13.86%) Visualisation
4 19 (11.45%) Mathematics
5 15 (9.04%) Client/Server
6 13 (7.83%) Device Driver
6 13 (7.83%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (7.23%) CUDA
8 10 (6.02%) Derivative
9 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
9 8 (4.82%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (4.22%) Physics
11 6 (3.61%) Blackberry
11 6 (3.61%) Interactive TV
12 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (2.41%) iDTV
14 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
14 2 (1.20%) VHDL
14 2 (1.20%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 112 (67.47%) Windows
2 29 (17.47%) Linux
3 25 (15.06%) UNIX
4 13 (7.83%) Windows XP
4 13 (7.83%) Windows 2000
5 12 (7.23%) Windows NT
6 11 (6.63%) Android
7 10 (6.02%) Solaris
8 8 (4.82%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.61%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (3.61%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.41%) Windows CE
11 3 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (61.45%) Software Engineering
2 57 (34.34%) Multithreading
3 48 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (25.30%) OO
5 41 (24.70%) Unit Testing
6 33 (19.88%) TDD
7 26 (15.66%) OOP
8 24 (14.46%) Software Architecture
9 21 (12.65%) OOD
10 20 (12.05%) SDLC
11 19 (11.45%) Scrum
12 17 (10.24%) Validation
12 17 (10.24%) UML
12 17 (10.24%) Linear Algebra
12 17 (10.24%) 3D Visualisation
12 17 (10.24%) Waterfall
13 14 (8.43%) MVC
14 13 (7.83%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (6.02%) MVVM
16 9 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 152 (91.57%) C++
2 88 (53.01%) C#
3 38 (22.89%) C
4 37 (22.29%) SQL
5 27 (16.27%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.04%) Java
7 11 (6.63%) VB
8 6 (3.61%) Pascal
8 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.01%) XAML
9 5 (3.01%) VB6
10 4 (2.41%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.81%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.81%) Perl
11 3 (1.81%) Python
12 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.20%) PHP
12 2 (1.20%) Delphi
12 2 (1.20%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 68 (40.96%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) GAMP
2 2 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.46%) Oracle
3 7 (4.22%) Intel
4 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.20%) EMC
4 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.20%) ESRI
4 2 (1.20%) Google
4 2 (1.20%) Rogue Wave
4 2 (1.20%) Trapeze
4 2 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) Freescale
5 1 (0.60%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.60%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (0.60%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.60%) Wind River
5 1 (0.60%) Altera
5 1 (0.60%) Atmel
5 1 (0.60%) NEC
5 1 (0.60%) Telerik
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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