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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 63 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.59% 3.17% 4.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 5.79% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 21
Average salary £39,250 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.50% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
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
319 328 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 50.63% 54.67% 62.83%
Number of salaries quoted 292 293 274
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 18 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Coventry

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) Firmware
2 12 (60.00%) Electronics
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) Validation
6 6 (30.00%) Automotive
6 6 (30.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) PHP
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) MySQL
6 6 (30.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 5 (25.00%) MATLAB
7 5 (25.00%) Simulink
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) UML
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) Degree

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) MySQL
3 4 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) MSI
3 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Electronics
2 6 (30.00%) Automotive
3 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Programmer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Programmer
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) jQuery
2 6 (30.00%) Ajax
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (20.00%) POCO
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) XSL
7 1 (5.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (25.00%) CAN bus
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Validation
3 5 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) CMMI
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 5 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 4 (20.00%) VC++
7 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.00%) PHP5
8 2 (10.00%) Perl
8 2 (10.00%) Delphi
8 2 (10.00%) Java
9 1 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (5.00%) VB
9 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) MKS
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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