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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 17 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 115 105 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.29% 14.21% 21.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.77% 24.53% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 96 96 247
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
505 428 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 62.73% 57.92% 61.37%
Number of salaries quoted 438 392 691
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,299
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
Cheltenham -6 32 £39,000 +4.00% 5
Gloucester -4 20 £51,000 +70.00% 1
Tewkesbury +7 11 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Cirencester - 6 £35,000 - 1
Stroud - 1 £35,000 -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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++.

1 189 (67.99%) Software Engineering
2 170 (61.15%) Java
3 159 (57.19%) C
3 159 (57.19%) C#
4 157 (56.47%) Security Cleared
5 127 (45.68%) Linux
6 103 (37.05%) Degree
7 93 (33.45%) DV Cleared
8 84 (30.22%) SQL
9 75 (26.98%) Computer Science
10 74 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (25.54%) Python
12 65 (23.38%) Windows
13 64 (23.02%) J2EE
14 63 (22.66%) HTML
15 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
16 59 (21.22%) OO
17 50 (17.99%) SC Cleared
18 47 (16.91%) .NET
19 46 (16.55%) UNIX
19 46 (16.55%) Shell Script
20 45 (16.19%) Oracle
21 36 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
21 36 (12.95%) Ruby
22 34 (12.23%) Web Development
22 34 (12.23%) XML
22 34 (12.23%) UML
23 33 (11.87%) Cyber Security
24 32 (11.51%) WebLogic
24 32 (11.51%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 32 (11.51%) WebLogic
2 17 (6.12%) Apache
3 2 (0.72%) Joomla!
3 2 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.63%) HTTP
2 22 (7.91%) TCP/IP
2 22 (7.91%) Network Security
3 15 (5.40%) IPv4
3 15 (5.40%) IPv6
4 12 (4.32%) SAN
4 12 (4.32%) DHCP
4 12 (4.32%) Ethernet
5 10 (3.60%) SSL
6 6 (2.16%) Wireless
6 6 (2.16%) LAN
7 5 (1.80%) SMS
7 5 (1.80%) ADSL
7 5 (1.80%) GPRS
7 5 (1.80%) PPP
7 5 (1.80%) Internet
8 4 (1.44%) WAN
9 1 (0.36%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.99%) MySQL
2 24 (8.63%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.04%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.96%) Apache Accumulo
5 6 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (7.55%) GDB
2 18 (6.47%) Subversion
2 18 (6.47%) GCC
3 14 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.96%) ClearCase
5 8 (2.88%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.88%) PVCS
6 6 (2.16%) WinDbg
7 5 (1.80%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.44%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.44%) JUnit
8 4 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.44%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.72%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.72%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.36%) Synon
General
1 32 (11.51%) Aerospace
2 24 (8.63%) Military
3 21 (7.55%) Electronics
3 21 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.76%) Finance
5 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.80%) Automotive
6 3 (1.08%) Advertising
6 3 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (41.37%) Developer
2 99 (35.61%) Software Engineer
3 48 (17.27%) C++ Developer
4 37 (13.31%) Graduate
5 30 (10.79%) Software Developer
6 26 (9.35%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.47%) Graduate Developer
8 17 (6.12%) C++/Java Developer
9 14 (5.04%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.68%) Junior
10 13 (4.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 12 (4.32%) C++/C# Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Development Engineer
13 9 (3.24%) Consultant
13 9 (3.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 8 (2.88%) Wintel Engineer
14 8 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
14 8 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
15 7 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.02%) J2EE
2 63 (22.66%) HTML
3 47 (16.91%) .NET
4 34 (12.23%) XML
5 29 (10.43%) Hibernate
6 26 (9.35%) Spring
6 26 (9.35%) Qt
7 23 (8.27%) EJB
8 19 (6.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 19 (6.83%) ASP.NET
8 19 (6.83%) STL
9 18 (6.47%) jQuery
10 16 (5.76%) HTML5
11 11 (3.96%) CSS
12 8 (2.88%) MFC
12 8 (2.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (2.52%) Web Services
13 7 (2.52%) JSF
14 6 (2.16%) REST
15 5 (1.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (26.98%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.91%) Mathematics
2 22 (7.91%) Mobile App
3 21 (7.55%) iPhone
4 18 (6.47%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (5.40%) Digital Media
5 15 (5.40%) PKI
6 13 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.96%) Firmware
8 10 (3.60%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.88%) CAN bus
10 6 (2.16%) Physics
11 2 (0.72%) CCTV
11 2 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.72%) VHDL
11 2 (0.72%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.36%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 127 (45.68%) Linux
2 65 (23.38%) Windows
3 46 (16.55%) UNIX
4 22 (7.91%) Android
5 20 (7.19%) HPUX
5 20 (7.19%) Solaris
6 10 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.16%) Debian
8 5 (1.80%) SUSE
9 4 (1.44%) VxWorks
10 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (67.99%) Software Engineering
2 74 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (21.22%) OO
4 36 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (12.23%) Web Development
5 34 (12.23%) UML
6 33 (11.87%) Cyber Security
7 22 (7.91%) Multithreading
7 22 (7.91%) iOS Development
8 21 (7.55%) Android Development
9 20 (7.19%) Information Assurance
9 20 (7.19%) Scrum
10 19 (6.83%) TDD
11 16 (5.76%) ITIL
11 16 (5.76%) MVC
12 15 (5.40%) Waterfall
12 15 (5.40%) Software Architecture
12 15 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.40%) OOD
12 15 (5.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (61.15%) Java
2 159 (57.19%) C
2 159 (57.19%) C#
3 84 (30.22%) SQL
4 71 (25.54%) Python
5 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
6 46 (16.55%) Shell Script
7 36 (12.95%) Ruby
8 30 (10.79%) VB
9 25 (8.99%) Perl
10 20 (7.19%) PHP
11 18 (6.47%) VB.NET
11 18 (6.47%) Ada
11 18 (6.47%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.96%) Assembly Language
12 11 (3.96%) Embedded C
13 10 (3.60%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.16%) PHP5
14 6 (2.16%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 157 (56.47%) Security Cleared
2 103 (37.05%) Degree
3 93 (33.45%) DV Cleared
4 50 (17.99%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.32%) ISEB
6 8 (2.88%) PhD
6 8 (2.88%) HND
7 6 (2.16%) CEH
8 1 (0.36%) APMP
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) IEC 61508
1 3 (1.08%) DO-178B
1 3 (1.08%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 12 (4.32%) VMware ESX
2 12 (4.32%) vSphere
3 8 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.80%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (4.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (16.19%) Oracle
2 32 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.99%) VMware
4 24 (8.63%) Red Hat
5 20 (7.19%) BT
5 20 (7.19%) Citrix
6 15 (5.40%) JBoss
7 14 (5.04%) HP
8 12 (4.32%) Brocade
8 12 (4.32%) Symantec
8 12 (4.32%) NetApp
8 12 (4.32%) Veritas
8 12 (4.32%) Cisco
9 5 (1.80%) Adobe
10 2 (0.72%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.72%) Coverity
10 2 (0.72%) Wind River
11 1 (0.36%) Renesas
11 1 (0.36%) Freescale
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