The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 17 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 35 47 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.42% 19.92% 18.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 29.94% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 53
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,100 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
200 157 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 59.52% 66.53% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 180 150 170
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

C++
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

C++ Salary Trend in Cheltenham

C++
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 57 (77.03%) C
2 49 (66.22%) C#
3 48 (64.86%) Software Engineering
4 29 (39.19%) Java
5 28 (37.84%) Degree
6 26 (35.14%) Python
7 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
8 20 (27.03%) OO
9 19 (25.68%) Windows
10 18 (24.32%) HTML
10 18 (24.32%) SQL
10 18 (24.32%) Subversion
11 17 (22.97%) XML
11 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.62%) Aerospace
12 16 (21.62%) Linux
12 16 (21.62%) .NET
12 16 (21.62%) Computer Science
12 16 (21.62%) DV Cleared
13 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
13 13 (17.57%) Military
13 13 (17.57%) Information Security
13 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
14 12 (16.22%) Ada
14 12 (16.22%) UML
14 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (13.51%) Electronics
16 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
16 9 (12.16%) Embedded C++
16 9 (12.16%) SSL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (2.70%) CMS
1 2 (2.70%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) SSL
2 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.11%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) MySQL
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Subversion
2 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.11%) ClearCase
4 4 (5.41%) WinDbg
4 4 (5.41%) GDB
4 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.05%) PVCS
6 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (21.62%) Aerospace
2 13 (17.57%) Military
3 10 (13.51%) Electronics
4 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Automotive
6 2 (2.70%) Finance
6 2 (2.70%) Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Software Engineer
2 21 (28.38%) Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Graduate
4 9 (12.16%) Junior
5 8 (10.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) C++ Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Electronics Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.05%) C Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Integration Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
2 17 (22.97%) XML
3 16 (21.62%) .NET
4 7 (9.46%) jQuery
4 7 (9.46%) HTML5
5 5 (6.76%) Qt
5 5 (6.76%) MFC
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.41%) SOAP
6 4 (5.41%) REST
7 3 (4.05%) J2EE
8 2 (2.70%) STL
8 2 (2.70%) COM
8 2 (2.70%) CSS
8 2 (2.70%) D-Bus
8 2 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.35%) WCF
9 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) PKI
2 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
5 6 (8.11%) Digital Media
6 4 (5.41%) VHDL
6 4 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (4.05%) CAN bus
8 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.70%) Verilog
8 2 (2.70%) CCTV
8 2 (2.70%) Physics
9 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.86%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.03%) OO
3 13 (17.57%) Information Security
4 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.22%) UML
5 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.16%) Time Management
5 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.81%) Cyber Security
7 7 (9.46%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (9.46%) Signal Processing
8 6 (8.11%) Project Management
9 5 (6.76%) MVC
9 5 (6.76%) RUP
9 5 (6.76%) OOD
9 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.41%) SysML
10 4 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (5.41%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) C
2 49 (66.22%) C#
3 29 (39.19%) Java
4 26 (35.14%) Python
5 18 (24.32%) SQL
6 12 (16.22%) Ada
7 9 (12.16%) Embedded C++
8 8 (10.81%) Ruby
9 7 (9.46%) Embedded C
9 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
10 6 (8.11%) PHP
10 6 (8.11%) PHP5
11 5 (6.76%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.35%) Perl
13 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) Degree
2 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 16 (21.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) TickIT
1 1 (1.35%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.46%) Firmware
3 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) VMware
2 4 (5.41%) Xilinx
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 plus 27 Days Holiday.
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Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
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