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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 33 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 29 23 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.47% 8.36% 23.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.42% 13.69% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 57
Average salary £38,750 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.15% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £49,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
254 168 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 56.70% 61.09% 71.13%
Number of salaries quoted 221 155 156
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 39 (60.94%) Software Engineering
2 36 (56.25%) C#
3 30 (46.88%) C
4 29 (45.31%) OO
5 24 (37.50%) Linux
6 21 (32.81%) Windows
6 21 (32.81%) Subversion
7 20 (31.25%) OOD
8 19 (29.69%) HTML
9 18 (28.13%) Java
10 17 (26.56%) SQL
10 17 (26.56%) Qt
11 16 (25.00%) Signal Processing
12 15 (23.44%) Digital Signal Processing
13 13 (20.31%) XML
13 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
14 12 (18.75%) Python
14 12 (18.75%) Degree
14 12 (18.75%) Cyber Security
15 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
15 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
15 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
15 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
15 10 (15.63%) Military
15 10 (15.63%) Information Security
16 9 (14.06%) MVC
16 9 (14.06%) Finance
16 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
16 9 (14.06%) PHP
16 9 (14.06%) .NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (10.94%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SSL
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Subversion
2 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.25%) WinDbg
3 4 (6.25%) GDB
4 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.56%) GCC
General
1 10 (15.63%) Military
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.81%) Electronics
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Software Engineer
2 32 (50.00%) Developer
3 21 (32.81%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (28.13%) Software Developer
5 16 (25.00%) C++ Developer
6 13 (20.31%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Programmer
7 8 (12.50%) Software Programmer
8 6 (9.38%) C++ Programmer
8 6 (9.38%) Junior
8 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
9 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Design Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
10 4 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Cyber Security Specialist
11 3 (4.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) HTML
2 17 (26.56%) Qt
3 13 (20.31%) XML
4 9 (14.06%) .NET
5 7 (10.94%) ADO.NET
5 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.94%) COM+
5 7 (10.94%) LINQ
5 7 (10.94%) XSL
5 7 (10.94%) XSLT
5 7 (10.94%) XHTML
5 7 (10.94%) WSDL
5 7 (10.94%) XML Schema
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.94%) Web Services
6 4 (6.25%) REST
6 4 (6.25%) HTML5
6 4 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (3.13%) CSS
7 2 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) PKI
1 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) VHDL
2 4 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) CCTV
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Physics
4 2 (3.13%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
2 21 (32.81%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Software Engineering
2 29 (45.31%) OO
3 20 (31.25%) OOD
4 16 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 15 (23.44%) Digital Signal Processing
6 12 (18.75%) Cyber Security
7 10 (15.63%) Information Security
8 9 (14.06%) MVC
9 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.94%) Coaching
9 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Load Testing
10 6 (9.38%) Time Management
10 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (4.69%) UML
13 2 (3.13%) OOP
13 2 (3.13%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) C#
2 30 (46.88%) C
3 18 (28.13%) Java
4 17 (26.56%) SQL
5 12 (18.75%) Python
6 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.06%) PHP
7 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.94%) VB
7 7 (10.94%) VB6
8 4 (6.25%) Ruby
8 4 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 4 (6.25%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.13%) Ada
9 2 (3.13%) PHP5
9 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Degree
2 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.81%) Firmware
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) VMware
2 4 (6.25%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.56%) Green Hills
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