The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 42 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 102 107 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.09% 5.33% 9.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.13% 9.39% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 90 103 161
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,825 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1117 1139 1239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.77% 56.78% 67.15%
Number of salaries quoted 999 982 1110
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

C++
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

C++ Salary Trend in Bristol

C++
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Bristol

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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++.

1 109 (47.39%) Software Engineering
2 101 (43.91%) C
3 91 (39.57%) OO
4 81 (35.22%) Degree
5 78 (33.91%) Java
6 74 (32.17%) Linux
7 69 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (23.91%) C#
9 48 (20.87%) JavaScript
9 48 (20.87%) OOD
10 47 (20.43%) HTML
11 43 (18.70%) SQL
11 43 (18.70%) Python
12 42 (18.26%) CSS
12 42 (18.26%) Mathematics
13 41 (17.83%) OOA/OOD
14 34 (14.78%) .NET
15 33 (14.35%) Multithreading
16 32 (13.91%) Computer Science
16 32 (13.91%) Windows
16 32 (13.91%) Software Architecture
17 30 (13.04%) Scrum
18 29 (12.61%) Advertising
19 28 (12.17%) Android
20 27 (11.74%) Perl
21 26 (11.30%) XML
21 26 (11.30%) TCP/IP
21 26 (11.30%) Physics
22 25 (10.87%) Integration Testing
22 25 (10.87%) Finance

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.09%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.74%) Node.js
2 4 (1.74%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Photoshop
1 8 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.30%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.35%) DLNA
3 6 (2.61%) HTTP
4 3 (1.30%) SSL
4 3 (1.30%) Internet
5 2 (0.87%) DNS
6 1 (0.43%) Broadband
6 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.43%) DSL
6 1 (0.43%) LTE
6 1 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.13%) Big Data
2 20 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.04%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.87%) MySQL
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) JUnit
2 7 (3.04%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.61%) Selenium
4 5 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.17%) Hudson
5 4 (1.74%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.74%) JBehave
5 4 (1.74%) Maven
6 3 (1.30%) Subversion
7 2 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.87%) MorphX
7 2 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.43%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.43%) FishEye
General
1 29 (12.61%) Advertising
2 25 (10.87%) Finance
3 14 (6.09%) Aerospace
4 11 (4.78%) Electronics
4 11 (4.78%) Banking
5 10 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.48%) Military
7 4 (1.74%) Retail
7 4 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.30%) Games
8 3 (1.30%) Automotive
9 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (47.39%) Developer
2 79 (34.35%) Software Engineer
3 57 (24.78%) C++ Developer
4 29 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 23 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 23 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 15 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 13 (5.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (5.65%) Graduate
8 12 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.22%) Junior
9 11 (4.78%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (3.91%) Analyst
10 9 (3.91%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) Junior Developer
11 7 (3.04%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.61%) C++ Software Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.43%) HTML
2 42 (18.26%) CSS
3 34 (14.78%) .NET
4 26 (11.30%) XML
5 24 (10.43%) HTML5
6 16 (6.96%) Middleware
7 14 (6.09%) Web Services
8 10 (4.35%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.91%) JSON
9 9 (3.91%) jQuery
10 8 (3.48%) RESTful
10 8 (3.48%) OpenGL
11 7 (3.04%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.04%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.04%) REST
12 6 (2.61%) WCF
12 6 (2.61%) Spring
12 6 (2.61%) XSLT
12 6 (2.61%) MFC
12 6 (2.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.26%) Mathematics
2 32 (13.91%) Computer Science
3 26 (11.30%) Physics
4 24 (10.43%) MPEG
4 24 (10.43%) Algorithms
5 14 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.65%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.48%) Device Driver
7 8 (3.48%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (3.48%) Neural Network
8 7 (3.04%) Open Source
9 6 (2.61%) iPad
9 6 (2.61%) iPhone
10 5 (2.17%) User Experience
10 5 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.74%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.30%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.17%) Linux
2 32 (13.91%) Windows
3 28 (12.17%) Android
4 19 (8.26%) UNIX
5 10 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.17%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (47.39%) Software Engineering
2 91 (39.57%) OO
3 69 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (20.87%) OOD
5 41 (17.83%) OOA/OOD
6 33 (14.35%) Multithreading
7 32 (13.91%) Software Architecture
8 30 (13.04%) Scrum
9 25 (10.87%) Integration Testing
10 24 (10.43%) Unit Testing
11 21 (9.13%) OOP
12 20 (8.70%) Android Development
13 18 (7.83%) UML
14 16 (6.96%) Kanban
15 15 (6.52%) TDD
16 13 (5.65%) Image Processing
16 13 (5.65%) Video Processing
16 13 (5.65%) Parallel Processing
17 12 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (4.78%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 101 (43.91%) C
2 78 (33.91%) Java
3 55 (23.91%) C#
4 48 (20.87%) JavaScript
5 43 (18.70%) SQL
5 43 (18.70%) Python
6 27 (11.74%) Perl
7 19 (8.26%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.35%) Objective-C
9 9 (3.91%) VB
10 6 (2.61%) Groovy
11 4 (1.74%) XQuery
11 4 (1.74%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.30%) Scala
13 2 (0.87%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.87%) GLSL
13 2 (0.87%) Golang
13 2 (0.87%) PHP
13 2 (0.87%) Ruby
13 2 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 81 (35.22%) Degree
2 15 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 15 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.17%) ISEB
4 4 (1.74%) PhD
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.87%) JTAG
3 2 (0.87%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (10.43%) Oracle
2 15 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.65%) IBM
4 8 (3.48%) Toshiba
4 8 (3.48%) Panasonic
5 6 (2.61%) SIMUL8
6 5 (2.17%) Sybase
7 4 (1.74%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.30%) Adobe
8 3 (1.30%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.87%) Apple
9 2 (0.87%) Talend
10 1 (0.43%) Zend
10 1 (0.43%) Progress
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Computer Futures - South West
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago