The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 7 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 77 29 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.15% 8.06% 21.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.73% 15.26% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 57 26 67
Median salary £49,000 £33,625 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.72% -15.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
259 190 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.68% 52.78% 67.78%
Number of salaries quoted 209 170 199
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for C++.

1 97 (63.82%) Java
2 81 (53.29%) Security Cleared
3 75 (49.34%) C
4 66 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (43.42%) C#
5 63 (41.45%) DV Cleared
6 56 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 54 (35.53%) Cybersecurity
8 47 (30.92%) Reverse Engineering
9 43 (28.29%) Big Data
9 43 (28.29%) Python
10 42 (27.63%) SQL
10 42 (27.63%) Windows
11 40 (26.32%) Linux
12 34 (22.37%) SC Cleared
13 33 (21.71%) HTML
14 30 (19.74%) XML
15 27 (17.76%) Ethical Hacking
15 27 (17.76%) SDLC
16 26 (17.11%) Waterfall
16 26 (17.11%) Android
16 26 (17.11%) VB6
16 26 (17.11%) VB
16 26 (17.11%) .NET
17 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
17 25 (16.45%) Objective-C
17 25 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (14.47%) SQL Server
19 21 (13.82%) IIS
19 21 (13.82%) JavaScript

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (13.82%) IIS
2 12 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.58%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.92%) Apache Pig
5 8 (5.26%) Confluence
6 7 (4.61%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.29%) Apache
8 3 (1.97%) Node.js
8 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.32%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) Internet
2 10 (6.58%) Firewall
3 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.63%) RS-485
5 3 (1.97%) Wireless
6 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.29%) Big Data
2 22 (14.47%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.84%) Hadoop
4 13 (8.55%) Data Mining
4 13 (8.55%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.92%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.29%) Apache Accumulo
7 5 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.29%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (3.29%) MS Access
7 5 (3.29%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.26%) JIRA
3 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.29%) FinalBuilder
4 5 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 21 (13.82%) Finance
2 18 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.95%) Electronics
4 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Military
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (48.03%) Developer
2 37 (24.34%) Software Engineer
3 32 (21.05%) C++ Developer
4 27 (17.76%) Software Developer
5 20 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 18 (11.84%) .NET Developer
6 18 (11.84%) C# Developer
7 17 (11.18%) C++/Java Developer
7 17 (11.18%) Java Software Developer
8 15 (9.87%) C++ Software Developer
9 14 (9.21%) Consultant
9 14 (9.21%) Technical Consultant
10 13 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (8.55%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
10 13 (8.55%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
11 11 (7.24%) C Developer
11 11 (7.24%) C/C++ Developer
11 11 (7.24%) C/C++ Software Developer
12 9 (5.92%) Research Engineer
12 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.71%) HTML
2 30 (19.74%) XML
3 26 (17.11%) .NET
4 21 (13.82%) ADO.NET
4 21 (13.82%) ASP.NET
4 21 (13.82%) COM+
5 13 (8.55%) Hibernate
5 13 (8.55%) J2EE
5 13 (8.55%) MFC
5 13 (8.55%) Spring
6 10 (6.58%) OpenCL
7 9 (5.92%) EJB
8 8 (5.26%) Java EE
8 8 (5.26%) STL
9 7 (4.61%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.61%) Web Services
9 7 (4.61%) WSDL
9 7 (4.61%) XML Schema
9 7 (4.61%) XSL
10 6 (3.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.82%) Cybercrime
3 19 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 18 (11.84%) Mathematics
5 17 (11.18%) Visualisation
6 13 (8.55%) iPhone
7 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
8 10 (6.58%) VHDL
9 9 (5.92%) Cryptography
10 8 (5.26%) Physics
11 5 (3.29%) Internet of Things
11 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
12 4 (2.63%) Device Driver
12 4 (2.63%) iPad
13 3 (1.97%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (1.97%) PKI
13 3 (1.97%) User Experience
14 2 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Windows
2 40 (26.32%) Linux
3 26 (17.11%) Android
4 19 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 13 (8.55%) Apple iOS
5 13 (8.55%) Windows Phone
6 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 54 (35.53%) Cybersecurity
4 47 (30.92%) Reverse Engineering
5 27 (17.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 27 (17.76%) SDLC
6 26 (17.11%) Waterfall
7 21 (13.82%) Mobile Development
8 20 (13.16%) Automated Testing
9 19 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (9.21%) Integration Testing
11 14 (9.21%) Network Design
12 13 (8.55%) Android Development
12 13 (8.55%) iOS Development
12 13 (8.55%) OO
13 10 (6.58%) Open Source
14 9 (5.92%) Web Development
15 8 (5.26%) Automation Testing
15 8 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 97 (63.82%) Java
2 75 (49.34%) C
3 66 (43.42%) C#
4 43 (28.29%) Python
5 42 (27.63%) SQL
6 26 (17.11%) VB
6 26 (17.11%) VB6
7 25 (16.45%) Objective-C
8 21 (13.82%) JavaScript
9 18 (11.84%) Perl
10 13 (8.55%) Ruby
11 12 (7.89%) Scala
12 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.95%) Embedded C++
14 5 (3.29%) Assembly Language
14 5 (3.29%) Embedded C
14 5 (3.29%) VC++
15 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (53.29%) Security Cleared
2 63 (41.45%) DV Cleared
3 34 (22.37%) SC Cleared
4 19 (12.50%) Degree
5 9 (5.92%) GIAC
6 8 (5.26%) CCNA
6 8 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.26%) CISSP
6 8 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
6 8 (5.26%) MCSE
6 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (5.26%) SANS
6 8 (5.26%) SSCP
7 5 (3.29%) CEH
8 3 (1.97%) CREST Certified
8 3 (1.97%) ECSA
8 3 (1.97%) EnCE
8 3 (1.97%) GCFA
8 3 (1.97%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.87%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.29%) IBM
5 4 (2.63%) SAP
6 3 (1.97%) VMware
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