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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 24 23 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 25 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.62% 8.83% 26.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.25% 14.79% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 59
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
234 169 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.49% 59.72% 68.64%
Number of salaries quoted 197 158 137
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 49 (75.38%) Software Engineering
2 36 (55.38%) C#
3 34 (52.31%) OO
4 28 (43.08%) Linux
5 27 (41.54%) C
6 25 (38.46%) Java
6 25 (38.46%) OOD
7 24 (36.92%) Windows
8 23 (35.38%) Subversion
9 22 (33.85%) Qt
10 19 (29.23%) Signal Processing
11 18 (27.69%) Digital Signal Processing
12 17 (26.15%) HTML
13 15 (23.08%) Cyber Security
14 14 (21.54%) SQL
15 11 (16.92%) XML
16 10 (15.38%) Python
16 10 (15.38%) Aerospace
17 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
17 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
18 8 (12.31%) .NET
18 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
18 8 (12.31%) PHP
18 8 (12.31%) MVC
18 8 (12.31%) Finance
18 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
18 8 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
19 7 (10.77%) Coaching
19 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
19 7 (10.77%) VB6

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (10.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.15%) SSL
3 2 (3.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Subversion
2 8 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) WinDbg
3 2 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) GDB
4 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.54%) GCC
General
1 10 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Military
4 4 (6.15%) Avionics
5 2 (3.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Software Engineer
2 35 (53.85%) Developer
3 25 (38.46%) Software Developer
4 22 (33.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (23.08%) C++ Developer
6 13 (20.00%) Programmer
6 13 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 13 (20.00%) Software Programmer
7 6 (9.23%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 6 (9.23%) Security Specialist
7 6 (9.23%) C++ Programmer
8 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Graduate
11 2 (3.08%) Junior
11 2 (3.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) Qt
2 17 (26.15%) HTML
3 11 (16.92%) XML
4 8 (12.31%) .NET
5 7 (10.77%) ADO.NET
5 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.77%) COM+
5 7 (10.77%) XSL
5 7 (10.77%) XSLT
5 7 (10.77%) XHTML
5 7 (10.77%) WSDL
5 7 (10.77%) XML Schema
5 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.77%) LINQ
5 7 (10.77%) Web Services
6 5 (7.69%) REST
6 5 (7.69%) HTML5
6 5 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.08%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.15%) PKI
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.08%) CCTV
2 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.08%) Physics
2 2 (3.08%) VHDL
2 2 (3.08%) Verilog
2 2 (3.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Linux
2 24 (36.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (75.38%) Software Engineering
2 34 (52.31%) OO
3 25 (38.46%) OOD
4 19 (29.23%) Signal Processing
5 18 (27.69%) Digital Signal Processing
6 15 (23.08%) Cyber Security
7 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.31%) MVC
8 7 (10.77%) Coaching
8 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Load Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Information Security
10 5 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
11 4 (6.15%) Time Management
11 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.08%) Project Management
12 2 (3.08%) UML
12 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (3.08%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) C#
2 27 (41.54%) C
3 25 (38.46%) Java
4 14 (21.54%) SQL
5 10 (15.38%) Python
6 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.31%) PHP
7 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.77%) VB
7 7 (10.77%) VB6
8 5 (7.69%) Ruby
8 5 (7.69%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.08%) Ada
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.54%) PHP5
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
1 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
1 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) VMware
2 2 (3.08%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.54%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
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