The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 53 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 8 24 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.36% 4.03% 11.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 7.00% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 52
Median salary £42,500 £26,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.90% -34.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 187 343 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 55.16% 57.65% 66.04%
Number of salaries quoted 171 307 303
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 7 £40,000 +86.04% 4
Gateshead +9 1 £45,000 +13.20% 1
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 9 (47.37%) Pair Programming
5 8 (42.11%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
6 7 (36.84%) Line Management
7 6 (31.58%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) Python
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Scala
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 4 (21.05%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) SDLC
10 3 (15.79%) Qt
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) .NET
10 3 (15.79%) JIRA
11 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
11 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 2 (10.53%) Static Code Analysis
11 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (10.53%) Debian
11 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 2 (10.53%) MFC

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) RS-232
1 1 (5.26%) RS-485
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
3 10 (52.63%) C++ Developer
3 10 (52.63%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (52.63%) Software Developer
4 7 (36.84%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (31.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Linux Developer
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) Qt
2 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.53%) MFC
3 1 (5.26%) DirectX
3 1 (5.26%) QML
3 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Pair Programming
4 7 (36.84%) Line Management
4 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Scala
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Alteryx
2 1 (5.26%) ILOG
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
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