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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 37 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 38 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.62% 8.68% 10.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 13.23% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 60
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
314 461 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 54.70% 65.58% 66.83%
Number of salaries quoted 249 398 347
Average salary £38,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +8 17 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Bournemouth -5 11 £34,000 +11.47% 3
Dorchester -1 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Ferndown - 2 £22,000 - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 54 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 44 (52.38%) C#
3 43 (51.19%) Degree
4 38 (45.24%) Windows
5 34 (40.48%) Linux
6 33 (39.29%) Java
7 31 (36.90%) .NET
8 27 (32.14%) C
9 26 (30.95%) SQL
10 23 (27.38%) Visual Studio
10 23 (27.38%) OO
10 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (26.19%) Mentoring
12 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 20 (23.81%) UML
13 20 (23.81%) T-SQL
13 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
14 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
14 18 (21.43%) VB
14 18 (21.43%) SAP
14 18 (21.43%) COM
14 18 (21.43%) VC++
14 18 (21.43%) WinForms
14 18 (21.43%) .NET Framework
14 18 (21.43%) MCPD
14 18 (21.43%) MCTS
14 18 (21.43%) VB6
14 18 (21.43%) SAP Business One

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (3.57%) Drupal
1 3 (3.57%) Joomla!
1 3 (3.57%) Moodle
1 3 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (21.43%) SAP Business One
2 3 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) 2G
2 3 (3.57%) 3G
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) LTE
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Visual Studio
2 18 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.33%) Subversion
4 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.95%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (3.57%) JUnit
6 2 (2.38%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.38%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.38%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.38%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.19%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.19%) Ant
7 1 (1.19%) CMake
7 1 (1.19%) Hudson
7 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.90%) Electronics
2 9 (10.71%) Automotive
3 5 (5.95%) Military
4 4 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.76%) French Language
4 4 (4.76%) Marketing
5 3 (3.57%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Finance
5 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Software Engineer
2 29 (34.52%) Developer
3 19 (22.62%) Software Developer
4 18 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (19.05%) Architect
6 13 (15.48%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
8 9 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (9.52%) Java Engineer
10 7 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (5.95%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
11 5 (5.95%) Firmware Engineer
12 4 (4.76%) Junior
12 4 (4.76%) Junior Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
12 4 (4.76%) Principal Software Engineer
12 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
12 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.90%) .NET
2 18 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 18 (21.43%) COM
2 18 (21.43%) WCF
2 18 (21.43%) WinForms
3 11 (13.10%) HTML
4 9 (10.71%) CSS
5 5 (5.95%) OpenMP
6 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.76%) Java EE
6 4 (4.76%) Web Services
7 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.57%) CakePHP
7 3 (3.57%) jQuery
7 3 (3.57%) Qt
8 2 (2.38%) JavaFX
9 1 (1.19%) CSS3
9 1 (1.19%) HTML5
9 1 (1.19%) iOS SDK
9 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Windows
2 34 (40.48%) Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Unix
4 9 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Android
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) OO
3 22 (26.19%) Mentoring
4 20 (23.81%) UML
5 16 (19.05%) Scrum
6 14 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.10%) OOP
8 9 (10.71%) Multithreading
9 6 (7.14%) Web Development
10 5 (5.95%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (5.95%) MVC
10 5 (5.95%) Project Management
10 5 (5.95%) Signal Processing
10 5 (5.95%) Validation
11 4 (4.76%) Parallel Programming
11 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.57%) Front End Development
12 3 (3.57%) Release Management
12 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (52.38%) C#
2 33 (39.29%) Java
3 27 (32.14%) C
4 26 (30.95%) SQL
5 20 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 18 (21.43%) VB
6 18 (21.43%) VB6
6 18 (21.43%) VC++
7 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 7 (8.33%) PHP
8 7 (8.33%) Python
9 6 (7.14%) Embedded C
9 6 (7.14%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.38%) Fortran
13 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (51.19%) Degree
2 18 (21.43%) MCPD
2 18 (21.43%) MCTS
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) DO-178B
2 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Firmware
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) Intel
4 3 (3.57%) Zend
5 1 (1.19%) Google
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: upto £35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Ferndown
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago