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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 30 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.17% 6.51% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.97% 15.49% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
67 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 53.17% 42.01% 64.55%
Number of salaries quoted 67 57 69
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

C++
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Wakefield region.

C++ Salary Trend in Wakefield

C++
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (87.50%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (37.50%) OpenGL
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Game Development
2 3 (37.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Xbox
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (87.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Programmer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) OpenGL
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Game Development
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 days ago