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 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 22 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 61 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.90% 6.19% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.02% 10.78% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 57 26 32
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
435 306 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 56.35% 57.41% 61.37%
Number of salaries quoted 397 267 372
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £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 16 September 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 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
Bath +7 33 £32,500 -21.21% 10
Bridgwater +5 7 £34,500 +72.50% 1
Taunton -3 7 £31,500 +23.76%
Yeovil +4 3 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Wells 0 2 £35,750 +2.14%
Street -11 1 £62,500 +108.33%
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 81 (72.32%) C#
1 81 (72.32%) Software Engineering
2 56 (50.00%) C
3 51 (45.54%) Mathematics
4 42 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 42 (37.50%) Degree
5 37 (33.04%) Java
6 33 (29.46%) Windows
7 31 (27.68%) .NET
8 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 28 (25.00%) Scrum
9 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (24.11%) HTML
10 26 (23.21%) Manufacturing
10 26 (23.21%) Software Testing
11 25 (22.32%) OO
11 25 (22.32%) CAD
12 24 (21.43%) OOP
13 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
14 21 (18.75%) SQL
14 21 (18.75%) OOD
14 21 (18.75%) TDD
15 20 (17.86%) Python
16 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
17 17 (15.18%) Spring
18 15 (13.39%) Pair Programming
18 15 (13.39%) hybris
19 14 (12.50%) Aerospace
20 13 (11.61%) Oracle
20 13 (11.61%) Unit Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) NFC
2 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) MySQL
3 6 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) NUnit
2 8 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.79%) Xcode
5 2 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.89%) FishEye
6 1 (0.89%) Subversion
6 1 (0.89%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.89%) Maven
6 1 (0.89%) Selenium
6 1 (0.89%) JIRA
6 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.89%) JMeter
6 1 (0.89%) Ant
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 26 (23.21%) Manufacturing
2 14 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.46%) Law
5 4 (3.57%) Automotive
6 3 (2.68%) Finance
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Software Engineer
2 30 (26.79%) Developer
3 16 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Junior
8 7 (6.25%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (5.36%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) C++/C# Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Systems Support
11 4 (3.57%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.68%) .NET
2 27 (24.11%) HTML
3 17 (15.18%) Spring
4 11 (9.82%) WPF
4 11 (9.82%) HTML5
5 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.93%) XML
6 9 (8.04%) CSS
7 8 (7.14%) jQuery
7 8 (7.14%) WCF
8 7 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.46%) Qt
10 5 (4.46%) SOAP
11 4 (3.57%) Web Services
11 4 (3.57%) JSON
12 3 (2.68%) Ajax
12 3 (2.68%) Java EE
13 2 (1.79%) STL
13 2 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (45.54%) Mathematics
2 42 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.36%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.68%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.79%) iPhone
6 2 (1.79%) iPad
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.89%) Open Source
7 1 (0.89%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.46%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Android
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.25%) Linux
4 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.79%) UNIX
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.32%) Software Engineering
2 28 (25.00%) Scrum
3 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (23.21%) Software Testing
5 25 (22.32%) OO
5 25 (22.32%) CAD
6 24 (21.43%) OOP
7 21 (18.75%) OOD
7 21 (18.75%) TDD
8 15 (13.39%) Pair Programming
9 13 (11.61%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.71%) Automated Testing
11 8 (7.14%) MVC
12 7 (6.25%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.25%) ITIL
12 7 (6.25%) UML
12 7 (6.25%) Refactoring
13 6 (5.36%) Logistics
14 5 (4.46%) Line Management
15 4 (3.57%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (72.32%) C#
2 56 (50.00%) C
3 37 (33.04%) Java
4 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (18.75%) SQL
6 20 (17.86%) Python
7 8 (7.14%) Perl
8 7 (6.25%) MATLAB
8 7 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 7 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.79%) XAML
10 2 (1.79%) Fortran
11 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.89%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (37.50%) Degree
2 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.25%) PhD
5 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) hybris
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) Apple
3 2 (1.79%) Google
3 2 (1.79%) Trapeze
3 2 (1.79%) Twitter
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