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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 22 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 36 79 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.98% 21.94% 17.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.98% 30.50% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 69 41
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £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
212 259 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.87% 71.94% 71.79%
Number of salaries quoted 178 218 162
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 7 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 38 (59.38%) C#
3 30 (46.88%) C
4 29 (45.31%) Java
4 29 (45.31%) OO
5 24 (37.50%) Linux
6 20 (31.25%) HTML
7 19 (29.69%) OOD
8 16 (25.00%) Cyber Security
9 15 (23.44%) Windows
9 15 (23.44%) Subversion
10 14 (21.88%) Qt
10 14 (21.88%) .NET
11 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.75%) SQL
11 12 (18.75%) Python
11 12 (18.75%) MVC
11 12 (18.75%) Finance
11 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 12 (18.75%) Digital Signal Processing
11 12 (18.75%) Signal Processing
12 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (17.19%) Coaching
12 11 (17.19%) Computer Forensics
12 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (17.19%) VB6
12 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (17.19%) LINQ
12 11 (17.19%) Performance Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (17.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) SDH
2 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.56%) 3G
2 1 (1.56%) 2G
2 1 (1.56%) 2.5G
2 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Subversion
2 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.56%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.56%) GCC
4 1 (1.56%) GDB
4 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.25%) Avionics
4 3 (4.69%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Electronics
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Developer
2 40 (62.50%) Software Engineer
3 32 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 14 (21.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Programmer
5 12 (18.75%) Software Programmer
5 12 (18.75%) C++ Developer
6 11 (17.19%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.81%) C++ Programmer
8 5 (7.81%) Graduate
9 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
9 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 3 (4.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Graduate Software Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) HTML
2 14 (21.88%) Qt
2 14 (21.88%) .NET
3 11 (17.19%) LINQ
3 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
3 11 (17.19%) WSDL
3 11 (17.19%) XML Schema
3 11 (17.19%) XHTML
3 11 (17.19%) Web Services
3 11 (17.19%) XML
3 11 (17.19%) XSL
3 11 (17.19%) XSLT
3 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.19%) COM+
4 9 (14.06%) jQuery
4 9 (14.06%) HTML5
4 9 (14.06%) REST
5 8 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 5 (7.81%) J2EE
7 3 (4.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.56%) iPhone
2 1 (1.56%) SCADA
2 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
2 15 (23.44%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Software Engineering
2 29 (45.31%) OO
3 19 (29.69%) OOD
4 16 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 12 (18.75%) MVC
5 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 12 (18.75%) Digital Signal Processing
5 12 (18.75%) Signal Processing
6 11 (17.19%) Coaching
6 11 (17.19%) Computer Forensics
6 11 (17.19%) Performance Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Load Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.13%) TDD
9 1 (1.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.56%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.56%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.56%) People Management
9 1 (1.56%) Mobile Development
9 1 (1.56%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) C#
2 30 (46.88%) C
3 29 (45.31%) Java
4 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) SQL
4 12 (18.75%) Python
5 11 (17.19%) VB6
5 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.19%) VB
5 11 (17.19%) PHP
6 10 (15.63%) Assembly Language
6 10 (15.63%) Ruby
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.56%) Ada
8 1 (1.56%) VC++
8 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) PhD
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.56%) IBM
1 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle
1 1 (1.56%) Green Hills
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