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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 58 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.50% 5.65% 6.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 13.68% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 33
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £44,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
301 212 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 50.00% 41.33% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 266 188 234
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Coventry

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (65.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) C
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) Electronics
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) Firmware
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) WPF
6 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (30.00%) Validation
6 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) Apache
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Delphi
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) PHP
7 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SPSS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) PVCS
2 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (55.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Automotive
4 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) WPF
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) WCF
3 5 (25.00%) Ajax
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (20.00%) DHTML
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) MFC
4 4 (20.00%) XSL
4 4 (20.00%) COM
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.00%) DirectX
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
3 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (20.00%) System Testing
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Pattern Recognition
5 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) CAD
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) C
2 11 (55.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (25.00%) Delphi
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (20.00%) XAML
5 4 (20.00%) VB
6 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) VC++
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Perforce
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago