The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 41 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 41 48 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.14% 8.47% 5.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.66% 15.00% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 25
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,544 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
535 320 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 67.13% 56.44% 62.01%
Number of salaries quoted 501 286 314
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
South West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 29 £32,500 -15.58% 5
Bridgwater +3 6 £34,500 +60.46%
Yeovil - 3 £26,500 - 2
Street -17 1 £62,500 -21.87%
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 57 (67.06%) C#
2 52 (61.18%) Software Engineering
3 45 (52.94%) C
4 35 (41.18%) Mathematics
5 33 (38.82%) Computer Science
5 33 (38.82%) Degree
6 30 (35.29%) Java
7 25 (29.41%) .NET
7 25 (29.41%) Windows
8 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
9 21 (24.71%) OO
9 21 (24.71%) CAD
10 19 (22.35%) Manufacturing
10 19 (22.35%) Software Testing
11 18 (21.18%) OOD
12 17 (20.00%) HTML
13 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
14 15 (17.65%) Python
14 15 (17.65%) TDD
15 14 (16.47%) OOP
15 14 (16.47%) SQL
16 12 (14.12%) Scrum
16 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
17 11 (12.94%) Aerospace
17 11 (12.94%) MySQL
17 11 (12.94%) Spring
18 9 (10.59%) Pair Programming
18 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (10.59%) jQuery
18 9 (10.59%) Telecoms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) MySQL
3 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) JMeter
5 1 (1.18%) Ant
5 1 (1.18%) JUnit
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) NUnit
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 19 (22.35%) Manufacturing
2 11 (12.94%) Aerospace
3 9 (10.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Automotive
5 3 (3.53%) Law
5 3 (3.53%) Finance
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Software Engineer
2 31 (36.47%) Developer
3 14 (16.47%) C# Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Software Developer
4 9 (10.59%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Junior Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Junior Software Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Junior
6 6 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.71%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (2.35%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) .NET
2 17 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (12.94%) Spring
4 9 (10.59%) jQuery
4 9 (10.59%) HTML5
5 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.24%) XML
6 7 (8.24%) WCF
6 7 (8.24%) WPF
7 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.06%) J2EE
7 6 (7.06%) CSS
8 5 (5.88%) SOAP
8 5 (5.88%) Ajax
9 4 (4.71%) Silverlight
9 4 (4.71%) STL
9 4 (4.71%) Web Services
9 4 (4.71%) XML Schema
9 4 (4.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (4.71%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.18%) Mathematics
2 33 (38.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Open Source
5 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Android
3 7 (8.24%) Linux
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (2.35%) UNIX
7 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Software Engineering
2 21 (24.71%) OO
2 21 (24.71%) CAD
3 19 (22.35%) Software Testing
4 18 (21.18%) OOD
5 15 (17.65%) TDD
6 14 (16.47%) OOP
7 12 (14.12%) Scrum
8 9 (10.59%) Pair Programming
8 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.59%) MVC
9 4 (4.71%) Web Design
9 4 (4.71%) Requirements Management
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.71%) Kanban
10 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.35%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.35%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (2.35%) SOA
11 2 (2.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) C#
2 45 (52.94%) C
3 30 (35.29%) Java
4 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.65%) Python
6 14 (16.47%) SQL
7 8 (9.41%) Perl
8 7 (8.24%) MATLAB
8 7 (8.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 6 (7.06%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.88%) Objective-C
11 4 (4.71%) XAML
12 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) Degree
2 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) PhD
3 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) hybris
2 4 (4.71%) Trapeze
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) Twitter
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