The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 20 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 71 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.49% 6.79% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.86% 11.24% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 31 30
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £20,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £42,500 £43,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
421 338 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 56.28% 60.36% 61.03%
Number of salaries quoted 380 296 362
Average salary £35,000 £33,621 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

C++
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

C++ Salary Trend in Somerset

C++
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Somerset

C++
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Bath +4 36 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Bridgwater +6 8 £34,500 +72.50% 1
Taunton 0 8 £31,500 +21.61%
Yeovil +2 4 £26,500 -11.66% 4
Wells - 4 £37,000 - 2
Street - 1 £62,500 -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 88 (73.95%) C#
2 86 (72.27%) Software Engineering
3 51 (42.86%) C
4 49 (41.18%) Mathematics
5 39 (32.77%) Java
5 39 (32.77%) Computer Science
6 38 (31.93%) Degree
7 37 (31.09%) .NET
8 33 (27.73%) Windows
8 33 (27.73%) Scrum
9 31 (26.05%) HTML
10 28 (23.53%) SQL
10 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
11 26 (21.85%) OO
12 25 (21.01%) Manufacturing
12 25 (21.01%) Software Testing
13 24 (20.17%) OOP
14 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
14 23 (19.33%) CAD
15 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
16 20 (16.81%) Python
17 19 (15.97%) OOD
17 19 (15.97%) TDD
18 17 (14.29%) Spring
19 16 (13.45%) Oracle
19 16 (13.45%) Unit Testing
20 15 (12.61%) hybris
20 15 (12.61%) Automated Testing
20 15 (12.61%) Pair Programming

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (6.72%) IIS
1 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.84%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) NFC
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) MySQL
3 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) NUnit
2 8 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.68%) Xcode
6 1 (0.84%) JMeter
6 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.84%) Ant
6 1 (0.84%) JUnit
6 1 (0.84%) Subversion
6 1 (0.84%) Maven
6 1 (0.84%) MorphX
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.84%) FishEye
6 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 25 (21.01%) Manufacturing
2 13 (10.92%) Aerospace
3 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.20%) Law
5 4 (3.36%) Automotive
6 3 (2.52%) Finance
7 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 32 (26.89%) Developer
3 19 (15.97%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (12.61%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) Software Developer
6 12 (10.08%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Junior
10 5 (4.20%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Electronics Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Junior Software Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Systems Support Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Systems Support
11 4 (3.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.09%) .NET
2 31 (26.05%) HTML
3 17 (14.29%) Spring
4 13 (10.92%) WPF
5 12 (10.08%) HTML5
5 12 (10.08%) XML
6 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.40%) CSS
7 9 (7.56%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.88%) WCF
8 7 (5.88%) Java EE
9 5 (4.20%) Qt
10 4 (3.36%) jQuery
10 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.36%) Web Services
10 4 (3.36%) OpenGL
11 3 (2.52%) SOAP
11 3 (2.52%) MFC
11 3 (2.52%) WinForms
12 2 (1.68%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 49 (41.18%) Mathematics
2 39 (32.77%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.36%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.36%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.68%) iPad
5 2 (1.68%) iPhone
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.84%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.73%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) Android
3 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.20%) Linux
5 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) UNIX
6 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (72.27%) Software Engineering
2 33 (27.73%) Scrum
3 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (21.85%) OO
5 25 (21.01%) Software Testing
6 24 (20.17%) OOP
7 23 (19.33%) CAD
8 19 (15.97%) OOD
8 19 (15.97%) TDD
9 16 (13.45%) Unit Testing
10 15 (12.61%) Automated Testing
10 15 (12.61%) Pair Programming
11 8 (6.72%) Logistics
12 7 (5.88%) Software Architecture
12 7 (5.88%) Refactoring
12 7 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.88%) MVC
12 7 (5.88%) UML
12 7 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 88 (73.95%) C#
2 51 (42.86%) C
3 39 (32.77%) Java
4 28 (23.53%) SQL
5 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
6 20 (16.81%) Python
7 7 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 7 (5.88%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.04%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.20%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.20%) Perl
10 2 (1.68%) Fortran
11 1 (0.84%) VC++
11 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.84%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.84%) VB
11 1 (0.84%) Delphi
11 1 (0.84%) X++
Qualifications
1 38 (31.93%) Degree
2 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.04%) PhD
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Oracle
2 15 (12.61%) hybris
3 2 (1.68%) Google
3 2 (1.68%) Apple
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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