The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 40 29 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 55 57 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.06% 7.41% 17.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.11% 12.93% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 75
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,700 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
604 441 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 66.59% 57.35% 62.18%
Number of salaries quoted 500 378 255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
South West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 17 £45,000 +27.65% 2
Bournemouth -19 13 £32,500 -
Dorchester - 2 £30,000 -
Weymouth -5 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Sherborne - 1 - -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 83 (68.60%) Software Engineering
2 72 (59.50%) C#
3 71 (58.68%) Linux
4 61 (50.41%) Windows
5 58 (47.93%) Degree
6 52 (42.98%) OO
7 36 (29.75%) UNIX
8 32 (26.45%) VB
9 31 (25.62%) Java
9 31 (25.62%) Visual Studio
10 30 (24.79%) Computer Science
11 24 (19.83%) C
11 24 (19.83%) OOP
12 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (18.18%) Windows CE
14 20 (16.53%) VC++
14 20 (16.53%) .NET
15 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
15 19 (15.70%) PHP
15 19 (15.70%) MySQL
15 19 (15.70%) OOD
15 19 (15.70%) QA
15 19 (15.70%) Waterfall
16 18 (14.88%) UML
17 17 (14.05%) SQL
17 17 (14.05%) Electronics
18 16 (13.22%) WPF
19 13 (10.74%) Finance
20 12 (9.92%) Mathematics
21 11 (9.09%) VB6

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) WAN
2 3 (2.48%) HTTP
3 2 (1.65%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.65%) RTP
3 2 (1.65%) SNMP
3 2 (1.65%) FTP
3 2 (1.65%) ISDN
3 2 (1.65%) VoIP
3 2 (1.65%) VPN
3 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.65%) IPv4
3 2 (1.65%) IPv6
3 2 (1.65%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.65%) Network Security
3 2 (1.65%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) IPsec
3 2 (1.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) MySQL
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.26%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (25.62%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.48%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.48%) CruiseControl
3 3 (2.48%) Subversion
3 3 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.48%) Hudson
4 2 (1.65%) JProfiler
4 2 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.65%) Toad
4 2 (1.65%) Introscope
5 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.83%) CodeWarrior
General
1 17 (14.05%) Electronics
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Software Engineer
2 33 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 31 (25.62%) Developer
4 26 (21.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 26 (21.49%) Graduate
5 23 (19.01%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (17.36%) Software Developer
6 21 (17.36%) Junior
6 21 (17.36%) Junior Software Engineer
7 16 (13.22%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Systems Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Architect
10 7 (5.79%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 3 (2.48%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.48%) Analyst
12 3 (2.48%) Software Team Leader
13 2 (1.65%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
13 2 (1.65%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) .NET
2 16 (13.22%) WPF
3 10 (8.26%) COM
4 5 (4.13%) STL
5 3 (2.48%) XML
5 3 (2.48%) MFC
6 2 (1.65%) JDBC
6 2 (1.65%) ODBC
6 2 (1.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.83%) Qt
7 1 (0.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.79%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.92%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.65%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.65%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.65%) PKI
4 2 (1.65%) SCADA
4 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.83%) VHDL
5 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (58.68%) Linux
2 61 (50.41%) Windows
3 36 (29.75%) UNIX
4 22 (18.18%) Windows CE
5 10 (8.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (68.60%) Software Engineering
2 52 (42.98%) OO
3 24 (19.83%) OOP
4 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.70%) OOD
5 19 (15.70%) Waterfall
6 18 (14.88%) UML
7 10 (8.26%) iOS Development
8 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.79%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.31%) Scrum
11 3 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.48%) Project Management
12 2 (1.65%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (1.65%) Cyber Security
12 2 (1.65%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.65%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (1.65%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.65%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (1.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (59.50%) C#
2 32 (26.45%) VB
3 31 (25.62%) Java
4 24 (19.83%) C
5 20 (16.53%) VC++
6 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.70%) PHP
7 17 (14.05%) SQL
8 11 (9.09%) VB6
9 3 (2.48%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.48%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (47.93%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.26%) MCTS
2 10 (8.26%) MCPD
3 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) PhD
4 2 (1.65%) ISEB
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.65%) nmon
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.65%) Green Hat
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle
2 2 (1.65%) HP
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