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DICE Search for "C++", 10 Days/No restrictions/all locations:
All jobs: 6402
Titles only: 963
Keep in mind that the US is presumably in recession. (Though frankly, I haven't seen any particular drop in the Dynamic Languages Barometer. Good news for us hackers, I guess.)
Wrt TIOBE, I think this pretty much says all that needs saying.
Tho I suppose by properly torturing the statistics, one can state that a language's popularity is inversely proportional to the number of available jobs for the language (assuming we ignore languages that start with "Java").
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