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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 18 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 37 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.37% 13.18% 16.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.79% 22.03% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 34
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
178 177 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 59.53% 59.80% 68.87%
Number of salaries quoted 170 150 136
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (76.71%) C#
2 52 (71.23%) Java
3 37 (50.68%) C
4 36 (49.32%) HTML
4 36 (49.32%) Cyber Security
5 33 (45.21%) Software Engineering
6 27 (36.99%) Python
7 25 (34.25%) Computer Forensics
7 25 (34.25%) HTML5
8 24 (32.88%) jQuery
8 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
9 22 (30.14%) Linux
10 19 (26.03%) OO
10 19 (26.03%) REST
11 17 (23.29%) Assembly Language
11 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
11 17 (23.29%) Ruby
12 16 (21.92%) SQL
12 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
13 15 (20.55%) MVC
14 14 (19.18%) .NET
14 14 (19.18%) Web Services
15 13 (17.81%) SDLC
16 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
16 12 (16.44%) Finance
16 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (15.07%) VB6
17 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (15.07%) Changepoint

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (15.07%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Node.js
2 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.37%) 3G
2 1 (1.37%) SDH
2 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.37%) 2G
2 1 (1.37%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2000
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (12.33%) MySQL
4 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.59%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Xcode
4 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.37%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.37%) GDB
4 1 (1.37%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.59%) Games
4 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.48%) Avionics
6 2 (2.74%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Developer
2 35 (47.95%) Software Developer
3 33 (45.21%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Graduate
5 9 (12.33%) Trainer
5 9 (12.33%) Programmer
6 8 (10.96%) Graduate Software Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Software Programmer
8 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Java Programmer
9 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Junior Software Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Junior
10 2 (2.74%) Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.74%) Security Specialist
10 2 (2.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) HTML
2 25 (34.25%) HTML5
3 24 (32.88%) jQuery
4 19 (26.03%) REST
5 14 (19.18%) .NET
5 14 (19.18%) Web Services
6 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
6 11 (15.07%) LINQ
6 11 (15.07%) WSDL
6 11 (15.07%) XML Schema
6 11 (15.07%) XML
6 11 (15.07%) XSL
6 11 (15.07%) XSLT
6 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
6 11 (15.07%) COM+
6 11 (15.07%) XHTML
7 10 (13.70%) J2EE
8 9 (12.33%) CSS
8 9 (12.33%) CSS3
9 8 (10.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) iPhone
3 1 (1.37%) SCADA
3 1 (1.37%) Informatics
3 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Cyber Security
2 33 (45.21%) Software Engineering
3 25 (34.25%) Computer Forensics
4 19 (26.03%) OO
5 15 (20.55%) MVC
6 13 (17.81%) SDLC
7 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.07%) Performance Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Load Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Coaching
9 9 (12.33%) TDD
10 7 (9.59%) OOP
11 5 (6.85%) Digital Signal Processing
11 5 (6.85%) Signal Processing
11 5 (6.85%) OOD
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.11%) UML
14 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
15 1 (1.37%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) C#
2 52 (71.23%) Java
3 37 (50.68%) C
4 27 (36.99%) Python
5 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
6 17 (23.29%) Assembly Language
6 17 (23.29%) Ruby
7 16 (21.92%) SQL
8 11 (15.07%) VB6
8 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
8 11 (15.07%) VB
8 11 (15.07%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) Perl
9 2 (2.74%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) Ada
10 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) PhD
3 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (1.37%) IBM
1 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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