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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 24 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 29 78 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.90% 21.37% 17.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.03% 31.45% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 67 37
Average salary £33,625 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.93% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
193 248 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.59% 67.95% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 172 203 162
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 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 42 (70.00%) C#
2 31 (51.67%) Software Engineering
3 30 (50.00%) Java
3 30 (50.00%) C
4 24 (40.00%) HTML
5 21 (35.00%) Linux
5 21 (35.00%) OO
6 17 (28.33%) .NET
6 17 (28.33%) Cyber Security
7 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (25.00%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) MVC
7 15 (25.00%) Finance
8 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (23.33%) Changepoint
8 14 (23.33%) VB6
8 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
8 14 (23.33%) LINQ
8 14 (23.33%) Performance Testing
8 14 (23.33%) Load Testing
8 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (23.33%) XHTML
8 14 (23.33%) WSDL
8 14 (23.33%) XML Schema
8 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (23.33%) T-SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 14 (23.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.67%) SDH
2 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.67%) 3G
2 1 (1.67%) 2G
2 1 (1.67%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Xcode
4 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.67%) GCC
4 1 (1.67%) GDB
4 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.67%) Avionics
3 4 (6.67%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 32 (53.33%) Software Engineer
3 29 (48.33%) Software Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Software Programmer
4 9 (15.00%) Programmer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Graduate
7 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Security Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) HTML
2 17 (28.33%) .NET
3 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
3 14 (23.33%) LINQ
3 14 (23.33%) XHTML
3 14 (23.33%) WSDL
3 14 (23.33%) XML Schema
3 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (23.33%) COM+
3 14 (23.33%) Web Services
3 14 (23.33%) XML
3 14 (23.33%) XSL
3 14 (23.33%) XSLT
4 10 (16.67%) jQuery
4 10 (16.67%) Qt
4 10 (16.67%) HTML5
4 10 (16.67%) REST
5 8 (13.33%) ADO.NET
6 5 (8.33%) J2EE
7 3 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) SCADA
2 1 (1.67%) iPhone
2 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Software Engineering
2 21 (35.00%) OO
3 17 (28.33%) Cyber Security
4 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 15 (25.00%) MVC
5 14 (23.33%) Performance Testing
5 14 (23.33%) Load Testing
5 14 (23.33%) Coaching
6 13 (21.67%) Computer Forensics
7 12 (20.00%) OOD
8 9 (15.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 9 (15.00%) Signal Processing
9 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.67%) SDLC
11 2 (3.33%) TDD
12 1 (1.67%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (1.67%) iOS Development
12 1 (1.67%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (1.67%) People Management
12 1 (1.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) C#
2 30 (50.00%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) C
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) SQL
4 14 (23.33%) VB6
4 14 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 14 (23.33%) VB
4 14 (23.33%) PHP
5 13 (21.67%) Python
6 11 (18.33%) Assembly Language
6 11 (18.33%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) Ada
8 1 (1.67%) VC++
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) PhD
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Green Hills
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle
1 1 (1.67%) IBM
1 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
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