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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 36 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 114 77 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.06% 4.64% 8.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.24% 7.95% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 90 71 119
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,400
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
1014 969 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 53.88% 58.34% 64.09%
Number of salaries quoted 912 865 1001
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Bristol

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 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++.

1 118 (48.16%) Software Engineering
2 111 (45.31%) C
3 108 (44.08%) OO
4 78 (31.84%) Degree
5 76 (31.02%) Java
6 74 (30.20%) Linux
6 74 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (24.08%) OOD
8 55 (22.45%) C#
9 48 (19.59%) HTML
9 48 (19.59%) OOA/OOD
10 46 (18.78%) Python
10 46 (18.78%) Windows
11 45 (18.37%) JavaScript
12 43 (17.55%) CSS
13 42 (17.14%) .NET
14 41 (16.73%) Computer Science
15 40 (16.33%) Scrum
16 39 (15.92%) Multithreading
17 38 (15.51%) Mathematics
18 37 (15.10%) Unit Testing
18 37 (15.10%) SQL
19 35 (14.29%) Android
20 32 (13.06%) OOP
21 31 (12.65%) XML
21 31 (12.65%) Algorithms
22 29 (11.84%) Software Architecture
22 29 (11.84%) Perl
23 28 (11.43%) Finance
23 28 (11.43%) Physics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (4.90%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.63%) Node.js
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (0.82%) IIS
3 2 (0.82%) CMS
3 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.45%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.63%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.90%) DLNA
3 11 (4.49%) Internet
4 3 (1.22%) NFC
4 3 (1.22%) HTTP
4 3 (1.22%) SSL
5 2 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) LTE
5 2 (0.82%) DVB
5 2 (0.82%) Wireless
6 1 (0.41%) CDMA2000
6 1 (0.41%) DSL
6 1 (0.41%) NAS
6 1 (0.41%) HSPA
6 1 (0.41%) Broadband
6 1 (0.41%) GPRS
6 1 (0.41%) GSM
6 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.16%) Big Data
2 18 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) MySQL
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (4.90%) JUnit
2 8 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.04%) MSBuild
4 5 (2.04%) Selenium
4 5 (2.04%) Hudson
5 4 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.63%) Subversion
5 4 (1.63%) Maven
6 3 (1.22%) JBehave
6 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.82%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.82%) MorphX
7 2 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.41%) PVCS
8 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 28 (11.43%) Finance
2 27 (11.02%) Advertising
3 17 (6.94%) Aerospace
4 15 (6.12%) Games
5 12 (4.90%) Banking
6 10 (4.08%) Military
7 9 (3.67%) Electronics
8 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.86%) Retail
10 5 (2.04%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.63%) Marketing
12 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.41%) Publishing
13 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (43.27%) Developer
2 90 (36.73%) Software Engineer
3 51 (20.82%) C++ Developer
4 31 (12.65%) Senior Developer
5 26 (10.61%) C++ Software Engineer
6 22 (8.98%) Senior C++ Developer
7 16 (6.53%) Graduate
8 15 (6.12%) Junior
9 13 (5.31%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.31%) iOS Developer
10 12 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (4.49%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.27%) Test Engineer
14 7 (2.86%) Software Developer
14 7 (2.86%) Analyst
14 7 (2.86%) QA Engineer
14 7 (2.86%) Senior iOS Developer
15 6 (2.45%) Junior Developer
15 6 (2.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.59%) HTML
2 43 (17.55%) CSS
3 42 (17.14%) .NET
4 31 (12.65%) XML
5 20 (8.16%) Web Services
5 20 (8.16%) HTML5
6 14 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 12 (4.90%) Middleware
8 11 (4.49%) JSON
9 10 (4.08%) Hibernate
9 10 (4.08%) Spring
9 10 (4.08%) SOAP
10 9 (3.67%) jQuery
11 8 (3.27%) STL
11 8 (3.27%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.86%) J2EE
13 6 (2.45%) DirectX
13 6 (2.45%) XSLT
13 6 (2.45%) WCF
13 6 (2.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.73%) Computer Science
2 38 (15.51%) Mathematics
3 31 (12.65%) Algorithms
4 28 (11.43%) Physics
5 26 (10.61%) MPEG
6 17 (6.94%) Data Structures
7 16 (6.53%) iPad
7 16 (6.53%) iPhone
8 13 (5.31%) User Experience
9 12 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
11 9 (3.67%) Device Driver
12 8 (3.27%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (3.27%) Neural Network
12 8 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (2.86%) Mobile App
14 5 (2.04%) Open Source
15 4 (1.63%) Verilog
15 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 74 (30.20%) Linux
2 46 (18.78%) Windows
3 35 (14.29%) Android
4 21 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.90%) UNIX
5 12 (4.90%) Windows Phone
6 10 (4.08%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (48.16%) Software Engineering
2 108 (44.08%) OO
3 74 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (24.08%) OOD
5 48 (19.59%) OOA/OOD
6 40 (16.33%) Scrum
7 39 (15.92%) Multithreading
8 37 (15.10%) Unit Testing
9 32 (13.06%) OOP
10 29 (11.84%) Software Architecture
11 28 (11.43%) Android Development
12 25 (10.20%) Kanban
13 24 (9.80%) Integration Testing
14 22 (8.98%) TDD
15 20 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (6.94%) iOS Development
17 16 (6.53%) UML
18 13 (5.31%) E-Commerce
18 13 (5.31%) Refactoring
18 13 (5.31%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 111 (45.31%) C
2 76 (31.02%) Java
3 55 (22.45%) C#
4 46 (18.78%) Python
5 45 (18.37%) JavaScript
6 37 (15.10%) SQL
7 29 (11.84%) Perl
8 20 (8.16%) Objective-C
8 20 (8.16%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.45%) Groovy
9 6 (2.45%) Ruby
10 4 (1.63%) VB
10 4 (1.63%) Fortran
10 4 (1.63%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.63%) XQuery
11 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.22%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.22%) Lisp
12 2 (0.82%) X++
12 2 (0.82%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 78 (31.84%) Degree
2 15 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 15 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.67%) PhD
4 4 (1.63%) ISEB
4 4 (1.63%) VCP4
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) HNC
6 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.82%) JTAG
3 2 (0.82%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.82%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (8.57%) Oracle
2 20 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.90%) IBM
4 6 (2.45%) Apple
4 6 (2.45%) Toshiba
4 6 (2.45%) SIMUL8
4 6 (2.45%) Panasonic
5 4 (1.63%) Sybase
6 3 (1.22%) Google
7 2 (0.82%) Talend
7 2 (0.82%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe
7 2 (0.82%) Intel
8 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.41%) EMC
8 1 (0.41%) Zend
8 1 (0.41%) Perforce
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