The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 50 46 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.92% 3.51% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 9.20% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 34
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
298 261 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 47.76% 38.21% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 265 229 167
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

C++
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Coventry region.

C++ Salary Trend in Coventry

C++
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Coventry

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) C
3 13 (48.15%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) Electronics
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (29.63%) MFC
6 8 (29.63%) PVCS
6 8 (29.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
6 8 (29.63%) Embedded C
6 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (29.63%) Perforce
7 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) Python
7 7 (25.93%) OpenGL
7 7 (25.93%) DirectX
7 7 (25.93%) CAD
7 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
7 7 (25.93%) Physics
7 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
7 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
8 6 (22.22%) VB
8 6 (22.22%) Banking
8 6 (22.22%) Retail
8 6 (22.22%) System Testing
9 5 (18.52%) 3D Graphics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
1 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) PVCS
1 8 (29.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (40.74%) Electronics
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) MFC
3 7 (25.93%) OpenGL
3 7 (25.93%) DirectX
4 5 (18.52%) WPF
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) WCF
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) XSL
6 3 (11.11%) DHTML
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) COM
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
2 7 (25.93%) Physics
3 5 (18.52%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (14.81%) Firmware
5 2 (7.41%) Social Media
6 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.93%) CAD
2 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
3 6 (22.22%) System Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Pattern Recognition
7 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) C
3 8 (29.63%) Embedded C
4 7 (25.93%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
5 6 (22.22%) VB
6 4 (14.81%) Delphi
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 3 (11.11%) XAML
8 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.70%) SQL
9 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Perforce
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
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