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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 55 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.40% 2.75% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 5.84% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 17
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
347 274 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 46.21% 47.16% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 316 241 257
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Coventry

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
4 14 (48.28%) Windows
5 13 (44.83%) Linux
5 13 (44.83%) Degree
6 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
6 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
6 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) XML
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 9 (31.03%) Python
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) SQLite
9 8 (27.59%) Physics
9 8 (27.59%) Electronics
9 8 (27.59%) PhD
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) CSS
9 8 (27.59%) HTML
9 8 (27.59%) C
10 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
11 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.69%) MVC
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.69%) WPF
11 6 (20.69%) Image Processing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 (3.45%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) HTTP
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQLite
3 5 (17.24%) MySQL
4 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) CANoe
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (27.59%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Automotive
2 4 (13.79%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Software Programmer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (17.24%) Programmer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Graduate
7 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
1 10 (34.48%) XML
2 8 (27.59%) CSS
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) WPF
3 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) POCO
4 5 (17.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 5 (17.24%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) WCF
5 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
5 4 (13.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) JMS
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Physics
3 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Animation
7 2 (6.90%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.45%) Informatics
8 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Android
3 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) MVC
4 6 (20.69%) Image Processing
4 6 (20.69%) Pattern Recognition
5 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) OO PHP
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) CMMI
6 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Android Development
6 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics
8 1 (3.45%) Bioinformatics
8 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) Python
5 8 (27.59%) C
6 5 (17.24%) VC++
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.90%) PHP5
8 1 (3.45%) R
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Twitter
3 4 (13.79%) Apple
3 4 (13.79%) MKS
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Xamarin