The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 225 226 220
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.098% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £22,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -16.98%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
C++ Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5636 5108 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.24% 95.58% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4757 4343 4732
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

C++ Programmer Salary Trend in the South West

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Programmer across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in the South West

C++ Programmer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Somerset - 5 £30,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
C++ Programmer
England

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited C++ Programmer in their job title 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 with C++ Programmer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) OO
3 18 (75.00%) Linux
4 16 (66.67%) Qt
5 14 (58.33%) OOD
6 13 (54.17%) Windows
7 10 (41.67%) Digital Signal Processing
7 10 (41.67%) Signal Processing
8 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 7 (29.17%) Android
9 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
10 6 (25.00%) STL
10 6 (25.00%) Java
10 6 (25.00%) C
10 6 (25.00%) C#
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (25.00%) Subversion
10 6 (25.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.83%) MFC
11 5 (20.83%) Android Development
11 5 (20.83%) iOS Development
11 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (16.67%) Image Processing
12 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
12 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
13 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (12.50%) PDM
13 3 (12.50%) 3D Graphics

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited C++ Programmer in their job title 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 with C++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Qt
2 6 (25.00%) STL
3 5 (20.83%) MFC
3 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.17%) DAO
5 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) WF
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Android
3 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) OO
1 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) OOD
3 10 (41.67%) Digital Signal Processing
3 10 (41.67%) Signal Processing
4 5 (20.83%) Android Development
4 5 (20.83%) iOS Development
5 4 (16.67%) Image Processing
6 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (12.50%) PDM
6 3 (12.50%) CAD
7 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Workflow
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) UML
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Freescale
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase