The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 36 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 54 54 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.89% 8.17% 7.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.19% 13.67% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 54 48 42
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
443 395 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 64.77% 59.76% 67.32%
Number of salaries quoted 378 341 406
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

C++
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Dorset region.

C++ Salary Trend in Dorset

C++
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Dorset

C++
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +2 18 £56,250 +87.50% 3
Dorchester +1 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Weymouth -3 6 £29,250 -16.42%
Bournemouth -17 6 £32,500 - 1
Wareham 0 5 £40,000 -5.88%
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 86 (81.13%) Software Engineering
2 59 (55.66%) Degree
3 54 (50.94%) Windows
4 47 (44.34%) C#
4 47 (44.34%) Linux
5 38 (35.85%) OO
6 36 (33.96%) Computer Science
7 34 (32.08%) UNIX
7 34 (32.08%) OOP
8 21 (19.81%) Java
8 21 (19.81%) .NET
9 20 (18.87%) C
10 14 (13.21%) Electronics
11 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.43%) SQL
12 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
13 9 (8.49%) UML
14 8 (7.55%) HTML
14 8 (7.55%) Mathematics
15 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
15 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
15 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
15 7 (6.60%) Scrum
15 7 (6.60%) Algorithms
16 6 (5.66%) Unit Testing
16 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
17 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
17 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
17 5 (4.72%) MATLAB
17 5 (4.72%) Multithreading

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.77%) WAN
3 3 (2.83%) Intranet
3 3 (2.83%) Firewall
3 3 (2.83%) VPN
3 3 (2.83%) IPsec
3 3 (2.83%) Network Security
4 2 (1.89%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.89%) SSL
4 2 (1.89%) IPv4
4 2 (1.89%) IPv6
4 2 (1.89%) SNMP
5 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) C++Builder
2 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 14 (13.21%) Electronics
2 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.77%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 78 (73.58%) Software Engineer
2 41 (38.68%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Graduate
6 11 (10.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Junior
8 7 (6.60%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 2 (1.89%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Systems Test Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.81%) .NET
2 8 (7.55%) HTML
3 4 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (1.89%) STL
4 2 (1.89%) WPF
5 1 (0.94%) Pthreads
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) MFC
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) POSIX
5 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.96%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.55%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.60%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.83%) SCADA
5 3 (2.83%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.89%) Physics
7 1 (0.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.94%) Windows
2 47 (44.34%) Linux
3 34 (32.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (81.13%) Software Engineering
2 38 (35.85%) OO
3 34 (32.08%) OOP
4 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.49%) UML
6 7 (6.60%) Scrum
6 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.66%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.72%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.77%) Cyber Security
9 4 (3.77%) Information Assurance
9 4 (3.77%) Coaching
9 4 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (2.83%) ITIL
10 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.83%) OOD
10 3 (2.83%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.83%) Refactoring
11 2 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.34%) C#
2 21 (19.81%) Java
3 20 (18.87%) C
4 10 (9.43%) SQL
5 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.72%) MATLAB
6 4 (3.77%) PHP
6 4 (3.77%) Embedded C
6 4 (3.77%) Delphi
7 2 (1.89%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (0.94%) VB6
8 1 (0.94%) Ruby
8 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.94%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 59 (55.66%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.83%) SAP
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.94%) Renesas
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
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Posted: 23 days ago