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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 47 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 26 49 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.29% 6.41% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.76% 10.96% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 25
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
335 447 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 55.28% 58.43% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 301 414 261
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Bath -4 14 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Yeovil -11 5 £31,500 +18.86% 1
Frome - 3 £47,500 - 2
Bridgwater +3 2 £34,500 -
Glastonbury - 1 £26,500 -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 51 (62.20%) Software Engineering
2 34 (41.46%) C#
3 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (32.93%) SQL
4 27 (32.93%) OO
5 25 (30.49%) Degree
6 22 (26.83%) Computer Science
7 21 (25.61%) Mathematics
7 21 (25.61%) C
8 20 (24.39%) Windows
9 19 (23.17%) Java
10 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
11 17 (20.73%) Scrum
12 16 (19.51%) Electronics
12 16 (19.51%) CAD
13 14 (17.07%) MySQL
13 14 (17.07%) Software Testing
14 12 (14.63%) Aerospace
14 12 (14.63%) OOP
14 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
15 11 (13.41%) Linux
15 11 (13.41%) Web Services
15 11 (13.41%) CSS
16 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
16 10 (12.20%) HTML
16 10 (12.20%) EMC
16 10 (12.20%) Automotive
16 10 (12.20%) MVC
16 10 (12.20%) WPF
16 10 (12.20%) Qt

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (4.88%) JBoss
1 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) MySQL
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
1 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.88%) PHPUnit
3 4 (4.88%) Subversion
3 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 16 (19.51%) Electronics
3 12 (14.63%) Aerospace
4 10 (12.20%) Automotive
5 8 (9.76%) Military
6 6 (7.32%) Law
6 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.44%) Back Office
7 2 (2.44%) Finance
7 2 (2.44%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Developer
2 24 (29.27%) Software Developer
2 24 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (19.51%) C++ Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Design Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) C++ Software Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.10%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Junior
9 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Programmer
9 4 (4.88%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.88%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.88%) C++ Programmer
9 4 (4.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) CSS
1 11 (13.41%) Web Services
2 10 (12.20%) HTML
2 10 (12.20%) WPF
2 10 (12.20%) Qt
3 9 (10.98%) .NET
4 7 (8.54%) XML
5 6 (7.32%) SOAP
6 5 (6.10%) STL
6 5 (6.10%) LINQ
6 5 (6.10%) jQuery
6 5 (6.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (6.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 5 (6.10%) XHTML
7 4 (4.88%) OpenGL
7 4 (4.88%) LAMP
7 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.88%) J2EE
7 4 (4.88%) JSP
7 4 (4.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 21 (25.61%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.88%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.44%) Physics
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) GIS
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.20%) Software Engineering
2 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.93%) OO
4 17 (20.73%) Scrum
5 16 (19.51%) CAD
6 14 (17.07%) Software Testing
7 12 (14.63%) OOP
7 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.20%) MVC
9 7 (8.54%) TDD
10 6 (7.32%) UML
10 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.32%) SDLC
10 6 (7.32%) MVVM
11 5 (6.10%) OOD
12 4 (4.88%) OO PHP
12 4 (4.88%) BDD
12 4 (4.88%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.88%) PDM
12 4 (4.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) C#
2 27 (32.93%) SQL
3 21 (25.61%) C
4 19 (23.17%) Java
5 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.88%) PHP
6 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.44%) VB6
7 2 (2.44%) VB
7 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.44%) VC++
8 1 (1.22%) Python
8 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.22%) Pascal
8 1 (1.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) MCSE
3 1 (1.22%) MCSA
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) EMC
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) ESRI
4 2 (2.44%) Google
4 2 (2.44%) hybris
4 2 (2.44%) Trapeze
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) HP
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