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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 33 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 64 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 8.18% 9.25% 6.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.87% 15.12% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 61 46 31
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
539 324 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 68.93% 61.13% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 474 279 253
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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
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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 -7 24 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Bournemouth -17 16 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Dorchester -3 3 £32,500 -
Wareham -1 2 £33,500 -21.17%
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 84 (71.79%) Software Engineering
2 66 (56.41%) C#
3 48 (41.03%) Windows
4 45 (38.46%) Degree
5 41 (35.04%) Java
6 39 (33.33%) Linux
6 39 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 31 (26.50%) C
8 28 (23.93%) .NET
9 27 (23.08%) SQL
10 26 (22.22%) OO
11 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
11 23 (19.66%) HTML
11 23 (19.66%) UNIX
12 22 (18.80%) OOP
13 16 (13.68%) CSS
14 15 (12.82%) UML
15 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
15 14 (11.97%) Electronics
15 14 (11.97%) Mathematics
16 13 (11.11%) PHP
16 13 (11.11%) Algorithms
17 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (9.40%) STL
18 11 (9.40%) Multithreading
19 10 (8.55%) MFC
20 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
20 9 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
21 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
21 8 (6.84%) Python

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.56%) VPN
2 3 (2.56%) Intranet
2 3 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.71%) Wireless
3 2 (1.71%) IPsec
3 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.71%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
4 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) IPv4
4 1 (0.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.27%) MySQL
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Bugzilla
1 6 (5.13%) CruiseControl
1 6 (5.13%) Subversion
1 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (5.13%) Hudson
2 4 (3.42%) C++Builder
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (11.97%) Electronics
2 7 (5.98%) Finance
3 6 (5.13%) Automotive
4 5 (4.27%) Publishing
4 5 (4.27%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.42%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.56%) Billing
6 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (68.38%) Software Engineer
2 29 (24.79%) C++ Software Engineer
3 22 (18.80%) Developer
4 18 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (14.53%) Graduate
6 16 (13.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Software Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Junior
9 9 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Architect
11 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.98%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Firmware Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.27%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.93%) .NET
2 23 (19.66%) HTML
3 16 (13.68%) CSS
4 11 (9.40%) STL
5 10 (8.55%) MFC
6 7 (5.98%) XML
7 5 (4.27%) XHTML
7 5 (4.27%) Web Services
7 5 (4.27%) HTML5
7 5 (4.27%) Ajax
7 5 (4.27%) JSON
7 5 (4.27%) WPF
7 5 (4.27%) jQuery
8 3 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (2.56%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.85%) POSIX
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.85%) CSS3
9 1 (0.85%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.97%) Mathematics
3 13 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (5.98%) Client/Server
6 6 (5.13%) Physics
7 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.42%) Photography
9 3 (2.56%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.71%) PKI
10 2 (1.71%) SCADA
11 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.03%) Windows
2 39 (33.33%) Linux
3 23 (19.66%) UNIX
4 5 (4.27%) Android
5 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.71%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (71.79%) Software Engineering
2 26 (22.22%) OO
3 22 (18.80%) OOP
4 15 (12.82%) UML
5 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.40%) Multithreading
7 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.27%) Signal Processing
10 5 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (4.27%) OOD
11 4 (3.42%) ETL
11 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.42%) Scrum
11 4 (3.42%) TDD
11 4 (3.42%) BDD
11 4 (3.42%) Cyber Security
11 4 (3.42%) Information Assurance
11 4 (3.42%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.41%) C#
2 41 (35.04%) Java
3 31 (26.50%) C
4 27 (23.08%) SQL
5 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.11%) PHP
7 8 (6.84%) Python
8 7 (5.98%) Embedded C++
9 6 (5.13%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.27%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.27%) Delphi
11 4 (3.42%) Perl
11 4 (3.42%) VB
11 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.42%) VB6
12 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
13 1 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 45 (38.46%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle
2 3 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (0.85%) Renesas
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension, health care
Posted: 26 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago