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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 47 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.05% 6.40% 5.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.04% 11.55% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 29
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,650 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
468 303 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 60.23% 55.39% 59.13%
Number of salaries quoted 438 263 336
Average salary £35,000 £33,456 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +1 28 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Bridgwater +2 6 £34,500 +66.26% 1
Taunton -9 5 £31,250 +22.54% 1
Yeovil - 3 £26,500 - 1
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 21 August 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 70 (72.92%) C#
2 65 (67.71%) Software Engineering
3 51 (53.13%) C
4 44 (45.83%) Mathematics
5 39 (40.63%) Degree
5 39 (40.63%) Computer Science
6 33 (34.38%) Windows
7 31 (32.29%) Java
8 27 (28.13%) .NET
9 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
9 26 (27.08%) CAD
10 24 (25.00%) OO
11 22 (22.92%) HTML
11 22 (22.92%) Manufacturing
11 22 (22.92%) Software Testing
12 21 (21.88%) OOD
13 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 20 (20.83%) OOP
13 20 (20.83%) Scrum
14 18 (18.75%) TDD
15 17 (17.71%) SQL
16 15 (15.63%) Python
17 14 (14.58%) Spring
18 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
19 12 (12.50%) Aerospace
19 12 (12.50%) Pair Programming
19 12 (12.50%) hybris
20 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
21 10 (10.42%) MySQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) NFC
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) MySQL
3 6 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.25%) NUnit
3 4 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.08%) Xcode
5 1 (1.04%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.04%) FishEye
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) Maven
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) Selenium
5 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.04%) JMeter
5 1 (1.04%) Ant
5 1 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 22 (22.92%) Manufacturing
2 12 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Automotive
4 4 (4.17%) Law
5 3 (3.13%) Finance
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (48.96%) Software Engineer
2 30 (31.25%) Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 14 (14.58%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.42%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Junior
7 7 (7.29%) Junior Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
8 6 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
12 2 (2.08%) iOS Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (2.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 2 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) .NET
2 22 (22.92%) HTML
3 14 (14.58%) Spring
4 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.38%) XML
5 9 (9.38%) jQuery
5 9 (9.38%) HTML5
6 8 (8.33%) WPF
6 8 (8.33%) CSS
7 7 (7.29%) SOAP
8 6 (6.25%) WCF
8 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.21%) JSON
9 5 (5.21%) Ajax
10 4 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (4.17%) Silverlight
10 4 (4.17%) Qt
10 4 (4.17%) STL
10 4 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (45.83%) Mathematics
2 39 (40.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 2 (2.08%) iPhone
5 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.38%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Android
3 7 (7.29%) Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (2.08%) UNIX
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (67.71%) Software Engineering
2 26 (27.08%) CAD
3 24 (25.00%) OO
4 22 (22.92%) Software Testing
5 21 (21.88%) OOD
6 20 (20.83%) OOP
6 20 (20.83%) Scrum
7 18 (18.75%) TDD
8 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 9 (9.38%) MVC
11 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Automated Testing
13 6 (6.25%) Refactoring
13 6 (6.25%) ITIL
13 6 (6.25%) UML
13 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
14 4 (4.17%) Web Design
14 4 (4.17%) Requirements Management
14 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 70 (72.92%) C#
2 51 (53.13%) C
3 31 (32.29%) Java
4 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.71%) SQL
6 15 (15.63%) Python
7 8 (8.33%) Perl
8 7 (7.29%) Objective-C
8 7 (7.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 7 (7.29%) MATLAB
9 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.17%) XAML
11 2 (2.08%) Fortran
12 1 (1.04%) VC++
12 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (40.63%) Degree
2 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) PhD
3 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) hybris
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) Trapeze
4 2 (2.08%) Twitter
4 2 (2.08%) Apple
4 2 (2.08%) Google
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