The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 13 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 37 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 12.94% 8.27% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.22% 11.36% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 38
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
C++
Somerset

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

Programming Languages Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 308 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 63.99% 72.81% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 165 272 225
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

C++
Salary Trend in Bath

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

C++ Salary Trend in Bath

C++
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Bath region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Bath

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bath 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 51 (75.00%) C#
2 39 (57.35%) Software Engineering
3 26 (38.24%) C
4 22 (32.35%) SQL
5 21 (30.88%) .NET
5 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (30.88%) Mentoring
6 19 (27.94%) Java
7 16 (23.53%) HTML
7 16 (23.53%) OO
8 15 (22.06%) Windows
8 15 (22.06%) CSS
9 14 (20.59%) CAD
9 14 (20.59%) Electronics
9 14 (20.59%) Mathematics
10 12 (17.65%) Degree
11 11 (16.18%) Software Testing
11 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.18%) HTML5
11 11 (16.18%) XML
11 11 (16.18%) Python
12 10 (14.71%) Scrum
12 10 (14.71%) Software Architecture
12 10 (14.71%) Critical Success Factor
12 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
12 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
12 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
12 10 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (14.71%) Java EE
13 9 (13.24%) JavaScript

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bath 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.

Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) FishEye
General
1 14 (20.59%) Electronics
2 8 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Developer
2 27 (39.71%) Software Engineer
3 17 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 14 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 13 (19.12%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (19.12%) Electronics Engineer
5 13 (19.12%) Design Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) C++ Developer
7 9 (13.24%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Software Programmer
8 5 (7.35%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Programmer
9 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.41%) C++ Programmer
10 3 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Junior
11 2 (2.94%) Graduate
11 2 (2.94%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
2 16 (23.53%) HTML
3 15 (22.06%) CSS
4 11 (16.18%) HTML5
4 11 (16.18%) XML
5 10 (14.71%) Java EE
6 7 (10.29%) WPF
7 4 (5.88%) Web Services
7 4 (5.88%) XHTML
7 4 (5.88%) LINQ
7 4 (5.88%) jQuery
7 4 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (4.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (4.41%) STL
9 2 (2.94%) WCF
10 1 (1.47%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.47%) MFC
10 1 (1.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Mathematics
2 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Physics
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Software Engineering
2 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Mentoring
3 16 (23.53%) OO
4 14 (20.59%) CAD
5 11 (16.18%) Software Testing
6 10 (14.71%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) Software Architecture
6 10 (14.71%) Critical Success Factor
6 10 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) MVC
7 4 (5.88%) MVVM
8 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Image Processing
8 3 (4.41%) UML
8 3 (4.41%) Identity Management
9 2 (2.94%) OOD
10 1 (1.47%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.47%) Operations Management
10 1 (1.47%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) C#
2 26 (38.24%) C
3 22 (32.35%) SQL
4 19 (27.94%) Java
5 11 (16.18%) Python
6 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.41%) Perl
8 3 (4.41%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) Pascal
9 1 (1.47%) Delphi
9 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) EMC
3 1 (1.47%) Sophos
3 1 (1.47%) SAP
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