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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 61 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.56% 3.55% 5.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 8.45% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 37
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,875 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
335 213 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 47.45% 42.01% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 281 184 313
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) C
3 9 (47.37%) Automotive
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
6 6 (31.58%) POCO
6 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
6 6 (31.58%) SaaS
6 6 (31.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (31.58%) Ajax
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) JSON
6 6 (31.58%) SQLite
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) VC++
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) HTTP
6 6 (31.58%) PHP
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) MySQL
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Firmware
6 6 (31.58%) Project Management
6 6 (31.58%) Electronics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) SaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQLite
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) MSI
3 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (47.37%) Automotive
2 6 (31.58%) Electronics
3 5 (26.32%) Aerospace
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Programmer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (26.32%) Software Programmer
5 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) XML
1 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (31.58%) POCO
2 6 (31.58%) Ajax
2 6 (31.58%) JSON
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) WPF
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (26.32%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) UML
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) OO PHP
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) CMMI
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) PHP
4 6 (31.58%) VC++
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
5 5 (26.32%) MATLAB
6 3 (15.79%) PHP5
7 2 (10.53%) VB
8 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.26%) Java
8 1 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Twitter
3 4 (21.05%) MKS
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 days ago
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