The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 20 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 138 152 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.20% 16.65% 17.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.88% 25.50% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 92 142 144
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £46,000
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 Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
661 596 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.44% 65.28% 68.12%
Number of salaries quoted 510 524 580
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

C++
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C++ Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

C++
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

C++
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Cheltenham -13 37 £39,250 -1.87% 2
Gloucester -2 34 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Tewkesbury -2 13 £38,500 -12.00%
Cirencester - 1 £57,500 -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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++.

1 124 (57.67%) Software Engineering
2 115 (53.49%) C
3 99 (46.05%) Linux
4 97 (45.12%) Security Cleared
5 95 (44.19%) Java
6 78 (36.28%) C#
6 78 (36.28%) DV Cleared
7 69 (32.09%) Python
8 49 (22.79%) HTML
8 49 (22.79%) Windows
9 48 (22.33%) OO
10 45 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (18.60%) Degree
11 40 (18.60%) SC Cleared
11 40 (18.60%) JavaScript
12 39 (18.14%) Cyber Security
13 36 (16.74%) Ruby
14 34 (15.81%) J2EE
14 34 (15.81%) Microsoft
14 34 (15.81%) Military
14 34 (15.81%) Information Security
15 33 (15.35%) OOD
16 30 (13.95%) Oracle
16 30 (13.95%) HTML5
17 28 (13.02%) SQL Server
18 27 (12.56%) Perl
19 24 (11.16%) .NET
19 24 (11.16%) CSS
19 24 (11.16%) VMware
19 24 (11.16%) Aerospace

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (6.51%) Node.js
1 14 (6.51%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.12%) IIS
3 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.33%) JBoss
5 3 (1.40%) SAS
6 2 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (5.12%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.77%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.05%) Wireless
3 6 (2.79%) HTTP
4 3 (1.40%) Internet
4 3 (1.40%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.93%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.47%) 2G
6 1 (0.47%) 2.5G
6 1 (0.47%) 3G
6 1 (0.47%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.23%) MySQL
3 20 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.44%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.51%) RDBMS
5 14 (6.51%) Big Data
6 11 (5.12%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (7.91%) Subversion
2 16 (7.44%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.58%) ClearCase
4 12 (5.58%) GDB
5 11 (5.12%) WinDbg
6 4 (1.86%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.40%) Maven
8 2 (0.93%) FindBugs
8 2 (0.93%) dotCover
8 2 (0.93%) JIRA
8 2 (0.93%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.47%) GCC
9 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.47%) Xcode
9 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (15.81%) Military
2 24 (11.16%) Aerospace
3 20 (9.30%) Finance
3 20 (9.30%) Electronics
4 9 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.86%) Automotive
6 4 (1.86%) Avionics
7 3 (1.40%) Banking
7 3 (1.40%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (54.88%) Software Engineer
2 97 (45.12%) Developer
3 63 (29.30%) Software Developer
4 31 (14.42%) C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (13.95%) C++ Developer
6 19 (8.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 19 (8.84%) C++ Software Developer
7 17 (7.91%) Programmer
7 17 (7.91%) Software Programmer
8 12 (5.58%) Test Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) C++ Programmer
10 8 (3.72%) Hardware Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Firmware Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Graduate
12 6 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.79%) .NET Developer
13 5 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.79%) HTML
2 34 (15.81%) J2EE
3 30 (13.95%) HTML5
4 24 (11.16%) .NET
4 24 (11.16%) CSS
5 21 (9.77%) STL
6 20 (9.30%) jQuery
6 20 (9.30%) Hibernate
7 18 (8.37%) CSS3
8 17 (7.91%) XML
8 17 (7.91%) Qt
8 17 (7.91%) Spring
9 15 (6.98%) REST
9 15 (6.98%) Web Services
9 15 (6.98%) Middleware
10 13 (6.05%) Apache Camel
11 12 (5.58%) ASP.NET
12 11 (5.12%) LINQ
12 11 (5.12%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.12%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.05%) Visualisation
2 13 (6.05%) PKI
3 10 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (3.26%) VHDL
5 6 (2.79%) Physics
6 5 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.86%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.40%) iPhone
8 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.93%) DTV
10 1 (0.47%) iPad
10 1 (0.47%) SCADA
10 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (46.05%) Linux
2 49 (22.79%) Windows
3 8 (3.72%) UNIX
4 3 (1.40%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.47%) HPUX
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (57.67%) Software Engineering
2 48 (22.33%) OO
3 45 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (18.14%) Cyber Security
5 34 (15.81%) Information Security
6 33 (15.35%) OOD
7 23 (10.70%) DevOps
8 21 (9.77%) Time Management
9 20 (9.30%) MVC
9 20 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 19 (8.84%) Scrum
11 18 (8.37%) Signal Processing
12 17 (7.91%) Digital Signal Processing
12 17 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.91%) Computer Forensics
13 16 (7.44%) Data Analytics
13 16 (7.44%) Analytics
14 15 (6.98%) Coaching
15 14 (6.51%) UML
15 14 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 115 (53.49%) C
2 95 (44.19%) Java
3 78 (36.28%) C#
4 69 (32.09%) Python
5 40 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 36 (16.74%) Ruby
7 27 (12.56%) Perl
8 20 (9.30%) PHP
9 19 (8.84%) Bash Shell
10 18 (8.37%) Embedded C++
11 17 (7.91%) SQL
11 17 (7.91%) Embedded C
12 15 (6.98%) VB
13 13 (6.05%) Assembly Language
14 11 (5.12%) VB6
14 11 (5.12%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.47%) Ada
Qualifications
1 97 (45.12%) Security Cleared
2 78 (36.28%) DV Cleared
3 40 (18.60%) Degree
3 40 (18.60%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.33%) PhD
5 2 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 24 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (11.16%) Hyper-V
2 18 (8.37%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.95%) Oracle
3 24 (11.16%) VMware
4 9 (4.19%) IBM
5 2 (0.93%) SAP
5 2 (0.93%) Perforce
6 1 (0.47%) Google
6 1 (0.47%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.47%) BT
6 1 (0.47%) Citrix
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.47%) Facebook
6 1 (0.47%) Twitter
6 1 (0.47%) Freescale
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