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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 37 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 41 75 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.70% 10.20% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.08% 14.82% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 75 36
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £54,000
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
370 506 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 60.46% 68.84% 56.61%
Number of salaries quoted 313 430 317
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £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 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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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
Bournemouth -8 23 £72,500 +123.07% 2
Weymouth +1 5 £31,000 -38.00% 1
Poole -8 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 69 (66.35%) Software Engineering
2 67 (64.42%) C#
3 50 (48.08%) Java
4 38 (36.54%) Degree
5 37 (35.58%) Computer Science
6 33 (31.73%) Linux
7 31 (29.81%) .NET
8 30 (28.85%) C
9 29 (27.88%) Windows
10 21 (20.19%) OO
10 21 (20.19%) SQL
11 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
11 19 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (17.31%) Electronics
13 16 (15.38%) UNIX
13 16 (15.38%) UML
13 16 (15.38%) HTML
14 15 (14.42%) Oracle
14 15 (14.42%) ETL
15 14 (13.46%) Mathematics
15 14 (13.46%) Finance
16 13 (12.50%) OOP
16 13 (12.50%) CSS
17 11 (10.58%) TDD
17 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (10.58%) BDD
18 10 (9.62%) PHP
19 9 (8.65%) MFC
19 9 (8.65%) STL
19 9 (8.65%) Multithreading

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.88%) Wireless
2 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.96%) VPN
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.81%) MySQL
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (5.77%) Bugzilla
1 6 (5.77%) CruiseControl
1 6 (5.77%) Subversion
1 6 (5.77%) Hudson
2 2 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.96%) Selenium
3 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (17.31%) Electronics
2 14 (13.46%) Finance
3 6 (5.77%) Automotive
4 5 (4.81%) Publishing
5 4 (3.85%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.88%) Billing
6 3 (2.88%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (66.35%) Software Engineer
2 28 (26.92%) Developer
3 18 (17.31%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (16.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 17 (16.35%) Graduate
5 15 (14.42%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Junior Software Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Junior
7 11 (10.58%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (10.58%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Firmware Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Architect
11 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) .NET
2 16 (15.38%) HTML
3 13 (12.50%) CSS
4 9 (8.65%) STL
4 9 (8.65%) MFC
5 6 (5.77%) XML
6 5 (4.81%) XHTML
6 5 (4.81%) Web Services
6 5 (4.81%) Ajax
6 5 (4.81%) JSON
6 5 (4.81%) WPF
6 5 (4.81%) jQuery
7 4 (3.85%) HTML5
8 3 (2.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (2.88%) ActiveX
9 2 (1.92%) WinForms
10 1 (0.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.58%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.65%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (6.73%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.77%) Physics
5 6 (5.77%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.85%) Photography
7 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.92%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.92%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.96%) PKI
9 1 (0.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.73%) Linux
2 29 (27.88%) Windows
3 16 (15.38%) UNIX
4 5 (4.81%) Android
5 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.92%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (66.35%) Software Engineering
2 21 (20.19%) OO
3 19 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.38%) UML
5 15 (14.42%) ETL
6 13 (12.50%) OOP
7 11 (10.58%) TDD
7 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.58%) BDD
8 9 (8.65%) Multithreading
9 8 (7.69%) Scrum
10 6 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.81%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.81%) Signal Processing
11 5 (4.81%) SDLC
12 4 (3.85%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.85%) Pair Programming
12 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.88%) OOD
13 3 (2.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (64.42%) C#
2 50 (48.08%) Java
3 30 (28.85%) C
4 21 (20.19%) SQL
5 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.62%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) Embedded C++
8 6 (5.77%) Python
8 6 (5.77%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.85%) VB6
10 4 (3.85%) VB
11 3 (2.88%) Perl
12 2 (1.92%) Delphi
12 2 (1.92%) VC++
13 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (36.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) PhD
3 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Oracle
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.96%) Renesas
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago