The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 12 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 10.58% 17.65% 9.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.75% 36.84% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 12
Median salary £37,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
53 57 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 50.96% 47.90% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 56 73
Median salary £37,000 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for C++.

1 9 (75.00%) C
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 8 (66.67%) Firmware
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 8 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 8 (66.67%) GPRS
2 8 (66.67%) GSM
2 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) ZigBee
2 8 (66.67%) SDLC
3 7 (58.33%) Atmel
3 7 (58.33%) Embedded C++
3 7 (58.33%) Electronics
4 3 (25.00%) Games
4 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 8 (66.67%) GPRS
1 8 (66.67%) GSM
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
1 8 (66.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (58.33%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Games Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Games Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Games Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Game Development
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 7 (58.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Atmel
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago