The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 71 60 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.79% 2.03% 3.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 4.21% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 309 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 44.17% 48.21% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 296 268 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Coventry

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) UML
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Electronics
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) SysML
5 4 (25.00%) Automotive
5 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (18.75%) Simulink
6 3 (18.75%) Yourdon
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Use Case
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Android
7 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (12.50%) Android Development
7 2 (12.50%) iOS Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Simulink
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (12.50%) Games
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded C Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Real Time Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) Django
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) LINQ
4 1 (6.25%) Qt
4 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Economics
2 2 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
1 5 (31.25%) SysML
1 5 (31.25%) UML
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Use Case
2 3 (18.75%) Yourdon
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Android Development
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Game Development
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
7 1 (6.25%) Delphi
7 1 (6.25%) Fortran
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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