The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills 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++ 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 413 425 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.74% 8.11% 11.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.77% 13.90% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 370 396 608
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3510 3058 3187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.29% 58.38% 57.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3014 2744 2889
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
England

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

C++
Salary Trend in the South West

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

C++ Salary Trend in the South West

C++
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in the South West

C++
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++ within the South West 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
Gloucestershire +3 133 £37,500 - 14
Bristol -12 115 £35,000 +7.69% 25
Dorset -7 62 £36,000 +10.76% 9
Somerset -22 41 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Devon +5 31 £42,000 +20.86% 3
Wiltshire -11 24 £40,000 +17.64% 8
Cornwall -3 1 £32,500 -7.14% 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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++.

1 473 (57.06%) Software Engineering
2 396 (47.77%) C#
3 392 (47.29%) Java
4 386 (46.56%) C
5 275 (33.17%) Linux
6 245 (29.55%) Degree
7 237 (28.59%) Windows
8 220 (26.54%) OO
9 211 (25.45%) Computer Science
10 200 (24.13%) Security Cleared
11 186 (22.44%) SQL
12 155 (18.70%) .NET
13 153 (18.46%) Python
14 136 (16.41%) JavaScript
15 130 (15.68%) HTML
15 130 (15.68%) UNIX
16 121 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
17 120 (14.48%) XML
18 109 (13.15%) UML
19 101 (12.18%) OOD
20 99 (11.94%) J2EE
21 98 (11.82%) Mathematics
22 88 (10.62%) DV Cleared
23 87 (10.49%) TDD
23 87 (10.49%) iOS Development
24 86 (10.37%) Android
25 82 (9.89%) Visual Studio
25 82 (9.89%) Microsoft
26 81 (9.77%) Apple iOS
27 79 (9.53%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 49 (5.91%) WebLogic
2 20 (2.41%) Apache
3 8 (0.97%) OpenROAD
4 6 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 6 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.60%) Node.js
6 4 (0.48%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.36%) IIS
8 2 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.97%) NASTRAN
4 4 (0.48%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 43 (5.19%) HTTP
3 32 (3.86%) Network Security
4 29 (3.50%) SAN
5 23 (2.77%) DHCP
6 22 (2.65%) LTE
7 21 (2.53%) Internet
7 21 (2.53%) Wireless
8 16 (1.93%) IPv6
8 16 (1.93%) Ethernet
9 15 (1.81%) 4G
10 14 (1.69%) IPv4
10 14 (1.69%) SSL
11 12 (1.45%) VoIP
12 9 (1.09%) VoLTE
13 7 (0.84%) SS7
14 6 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.72%) 3G
14 6 (0.72%) WAN
15 5 (0.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.32%) MySQL
3 36 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.14%) RDBMS
5 24 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 15 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.21%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.21%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.21%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.97%) Ingres
12 7 (0.84%) SQLite
13 6 (0.72%) Apache Accumulo
14 5 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.60%) Big Data
15 4 (0.48%) HBase
15 4 (0.48%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 82 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 40 (4.83%) Subversion
3 22 (2.65%) GCC
4 21 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (1.93%) GDB
7 14 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.45%) MSBuild
9 10 (1.21%) JIRA
9 10 (1.21%) JUnit
9 10 (1.21%) PVCS
10 9 (1.09%) Ant
10 9 (1.09%) ClearCase
10 9 (1.09%) Maven
11 8 (0.97%) Selenium
11 8 (0.97%) JMeter
11 8 (0.97%) NetBeans
12 6 (0.72%) Hudson
12 6 (0.72%) Bugzilla
12 6 (0.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 70 (8.44%) Telecoms
2 66 (7.96%) Finance
2 66 (7.96%) Aerospace
3 51 (6.15%) Electronics
4 46 (5.55%) Manufacturing
5 35 (4.22%) Games
6 28 (3.38%) Military
7 20 (2.41%) Retail
8 11 (1.33%) Advertising
8 11 (1.33%) Marketing
9 9 (1.09%) Banking
10 8 (0.97%) Automotive
11 6 (0.72%) Local Government
12 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.36%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 334 (40.29%) Developer
2 311 (37.52%) Software Engineer
3 82 (9.89%) Graduate
3 82 (9.89%) Software Developer
3 82 (9.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 74 (8.93%) C++ Developer
5 69 (8.32%) Java Developer
6 66 (7.96%) Junior
7 57 (6.88%) C# Developer
8 45 (5.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 44 (5.31%) Senior Software Engineer
10 38 (4.58%) iOS Developer
11 35 (4.22%) Junior Software Engineer
12 34 (4.10%) Senior Developer
13 30 (3.62%) Junior Developer
14 25 (3.02%) Consultant
15 24 (2.90%) Graduate Developer
15 24 (2.90%) .NET Developer
16 22 (2.65%) C++/C# Developer
16 22 (2.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (18.70%) .NET
2 130 (15.68%) HTML
3 120 (14.48%) XML
4 99 (11.94%) J2EE
5 79 (9.53%) Spring
6 69 (8.32%) Qt
7 54 (6.51%) ASP.NET
7 54 (6.51%) Web Services
8 53 (6.39%) Hibernate
9 50 (6.03%) JSON
10 48 (5.79%) HTML5
11 46 (5.55%) STL
12 44 (5.31%) CSS
13 41 (4.95%) jQuery
14 40 (4.83%) EJB
15 33 (3.98%) WPF
16 30 (3.62%) RESTful
16 30 (3.62%) iOS SDK
17 27 (3.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 24 (2.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 211 (25.45%) Computer Science
2 98 (11.82%) Mathematics
3 66 (7.96%) Mobile App
4 56 (6.76%) Embedded Systems
5 43 (5.19%) iPhone
6 36 (4.34%) Digital Media
7 26 (3.14%) Physics
8 25 (3.02%) Device Driver
9 22 (2.65%) PKI
10 17 (2.05%) Firmware
11 16 (1.93%) iPad
12 12 (1.45%) Xbox
13 11 (1.33%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.21%) CAN bus
15 9 (1.09%) GIS
15 9 (1.09%) CCTV
16 6 (0.72%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.72%) RIA
16 6 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 275 (33.17%) Linux
2 237 (28.59%) Windows
3 130 (15.68%) UNIX
4 86 (10.37%) Android
5 81 (9.77%) Apple iOS
6 32 (3.86%) Solaris
7 30 (3.62%) HPUX
8 25 (3.02%) Windows CE
9 13 (1.57%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.09%) VxWorks
12 8 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.72%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.60%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.24%) Debian
16 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.12%) SUSE
17 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (57.06%) Software Engineering
2 220 (26.54%) OO
3 121 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (13.15%) UML
5 101 (12.18%) OOD
6 87 (10.49%) TDD
6 87 (10.49%) iOS Development
7 73 (8.81%) Scrum
8 68 (8.20%) OOP
9 62 (7.48%) Web Development
10 55 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (6.27%) Multithreading
12 45 (5.43%) MVC
13 44 (5.31%) OOA/OOD
14 42 (5.07%) Software Architecture
14 42 (5.07%) Android Development
15 41 (4.95%) Cyber Security
16 35 (4.22%) Unit Testing
17 34 (4.10%) Waterfall
18 31 (3.74%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 396 (47.77%) C#
2 392 (47.29%) Java
3 386 (46.56%) C
4 186 (22.44%) SQL
5 153 (18.46%) Python
6 136 (16.41%) JavaScript
7 76 (9.17%) VB
8 62 (7.48%) Perl
9 57 (6.88%) PHP
10 56 (6.76%) Ruby
11 55 (6.63%) Objective-C
12 50 (6.03%) Shell Script
13 38 (4.58%) VB.NET
14 29 (3.50%) VC++
15 27 (3.26%) Assembly Language
16 26 (3.14%) Bash Shell
17 23 (2.77%) Ada
18 20 (2.41%) VB6
19 17 (2.05%) Embedded C
19 17 (2.05%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 245 (29.55%) Degree
2 200 (24.13%) Security Cleared
3 88 (10.62%) DV Cleared
4 72 (8.69%) SC Cleared
5 25 (3.02%) PhD
6 21 (2.53%) ISEB
7 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.33%) CEH
9 10 (1.21%) MCTS
9 10 (1.21%) MCPD
10 5 (0.60%) HND
11 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.12%) MCP
12 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.12%) CCNP
12 1 (0.12%) CCNA
12 1 (0.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.34%) QA
2 13 (1.57%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.36%) TickIT
3 3 (0.36%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 20 (2.41%) Hyper-V
2 19 (2.29%) VMware ESX
2 19 (2.29%) vSphere
3 12 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (2.29%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.48%) Puppet
2 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.24%) nmon
3 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.53%) Oracle
3 32 (3.86%) VMware
4 30 (3.62%) Citrix
5 28 (3.38%) BT
6 26 (3.14%) Cisco
6 26 (3.14%) JBoss
7 25 (3.02%) HP
8 24 (2.90%) Google
9 23 (2.77%) Red Hat
10 21 (2.53%) hybris
11 19 (2.29%) NetApp
11 19 (2.29%) Veritas
11 19 (2.29%) Symantec
11 19 (2.29%) Brocade
12 12 (1.45%) Facebook
13 10 (1.21%) Borland
13 10 (1.21%) Embarcadero
14 7 (0.84%) Apple
15 6 (0.72%) CA
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32000 - 70000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000-30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
networx
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dexdyne
Salary: Circa £35,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000-50000 / 10% bonus / Pension / Healthcare / Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago