The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 28 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 417 440 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.71% 8.65% 10.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.09% 15.16% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 370 401 580
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,025 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,350 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3448 2903 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.44% 57.06% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 2609 2774
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,540 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Bristol -8 127 £35,000 +7.69% 37
Gloucestershire -4 115 £37,500 +4.16% 14
Somerset +6 65 £32,500 +8.33% 17
Dorset -10 52 £30,000 -14.28% 13
Devon -17 25 £34,500 +6.15% 5
Wiltshire -4 24 £35,000 -17.64% 9
Cornwall +6 6 £45,000 +85.56% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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++.

1 531 (59.00%) Software Engineering
2 429 (47.67%) C#
3 414 (46.00%) C
4 390 (43.33%) Java
5 305 (33.89%) Degree
6 265 (29.44%) Linux
7 249 (27.67%) Windows
8 234 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
9 233 (25.89%) Computer Science
9 233 (25.89%) OO
10 200 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 181 (20.11%) SQL
12 168 (18.67%) .NET
13 165 (18.33%) Python
14 160 (17.78%) HTML
15 149 (16.56%) JavaScript
16 131 (14.56%) XML
17 130 (14.44%) Mathematics
18 125 (13.89%) UNIX
19 115 (12.78%) OOD
20 112 (12.44%) Scrum
21 106 (11.78%) UML
22 104 (11.56%) TDD
23 103 (11.44%) OOP
24 102 (11.33%) Oracle
25 97 (10.78%) DV Cleared
26 91 (10.11%) SQL Server
27 88 (9.78%) Apple iOS
28 84 (9.33%) Microsoft
29 83 (9.22%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (3.22%) WebLogic
2 17 (1.89%) Apache
3 9 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.89%) IIS
4 8 (0.89%) Node.js
5 5 (0.56%) CMS
6 4 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.22%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.89%) NASTRAN
4 7 (0.78%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.11%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.89%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.22%) HTTP
3 22 (2.44%) Wireless
4 19 (2.11%) Network Security
5 18 (2.00%) IPv6
6 17 (1.89%) IPv4
7 16 (1.78%) LTE
7 16 (1.78%) NFC
8 14 (1.56%) SAN
9 13 (1.44%) Internet
9 13 (1.44%) SSL
9 13 (1.44%) DHCP
9 13 (1.44%) Ethernet
10 11 (1.22%) VoIP
11 9 (1.00%) WAN
11 9 (1.00%) 4G
12 8 (0.89%) VoLTE
13 7 (0.78%) LAN
13 7 (0.78%) SS7
14 5 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.78%) MySQL
3 31 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 15 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.22%) Apache Accumulo
10 10 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.89%) SQLite
11 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.78%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.56%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.11%) Star Schema
16 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 67 (7.44%) Visual Studio
2 38 (4.22%) Subversion
3 27 (3.00%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.78%) GCC
5 23 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (2.44%) GDB
7 17 (1.89%) NUnit
8 15 (1.67%) JUnit
9 14 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.56%) MSBuild
10 11 (1.22%) ClearCase
11 10 (1.11%) Bugzilla
11 10 (1.11%) Maven
12 9 (1.00%) Ant
13 8 (0.89%) PVCS
13 8 (0.89%) JMeter
13 8 (0.89%) Selenium
13 8 (0.89%) NetBeans
14 7 (0.78%) WinDbg
15 6 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 74 (8.22%) Aerospace
2 68 (7.56%) Electronics
3 65 (7.22%) Finance
4 62 (6.89%) Telecoms
5 56 (6.22%) Manufacturing
6 40 (4.44%) Games
7 31 (3.44%) Military
8 19 (2.11%) Retail
9 14 (1.56%) Banking
9 14 (1.56%) Automotive
10 12 (1.33%) Marketing
11 9 (1.00%) Advertising
12 5 (0.56%) Law
13 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
14 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 383 (42.56%) Software Engineer
2 331 (36.78%) Developer
3 100 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 96 (10.67%) Graduate
5 89 (9.89%) Software Developer
6 77 (8.56%) C++ Developer
7 70 (7.78%) Java Developer
8 68 (7.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 56 (6.22%) Junior
10 53 (5.89%) C# Developer
11 46 (5.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 44 (4.89%) iOS Developer
13 33 (3.67%) Senior Developer
14 30 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
15 26 (2.89%) Junior Software Engineer
16 25 (2.78%) Junior Developer
17 23 (2.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
18 21 (2.33%) Consultant
19 20 (2.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
20 19 (2.11%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (18.67%) .NET
2 160 (17.78%) HTML
3 131 (14.56%) XML
4 83 (9.22%) J2EE
5 82 (9.11%) Spring
6 67 (7.44%) CSS
7 64 (7.11%) Qt
8 58 (6.44%) JSON
8 58 (6.44%) ASP.NET
9 52 (5.78%) HTML5
10 49 (5.44%) STL
11 44 (4.89%) Hibernate
12 40 (4.44%) Web Services
13 38 (4.22%) jQuery
14 33 (3.67%) WPF
15 32 (3.56%) SOAP
16 27 (3.00%) EJB
17 24 (2.67%) RESTful
18 23 (2.56%) iOS SDK
18 23 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 233 (25.89%) Computer Science
2 130 (14.44%) Mathematics
3 61 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 58 (6.44%) Embedded Systems
5 53 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (4.67%) iPhone
7 29 (3.22%) Digital Media
8 28 (3.11%) Physics
9 23 (2.56%) Device Driver
9 23 (2.56%) iPad
10 21 (2.33%) Firmware
11 17 (1.89%) PKI
12 12 (1.33%) Xbox
13 11 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (1.22%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.11%) User Experience
15 9 (1.00%) GIS
16 7 (0.78%) CAN bus
17 6 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 265 (29.44%) Linux
2 249 (27.67%) Windows
3 125 (13.89%) UNIX
4 88 (9.78%) Apple iOS
5 80 (8.89%) Android
6 20 (2.22%) Solaris
7 19 (2.11%) HPUX
8 18 (2.00%) Windows CE
9 13 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.89%) VxWorks
12 7 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.78%) Debian
13 6 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
13 6 (0.67%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.56%) SUSE
15 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (59.00%) Software Engineering
2 234 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (25.89%) OO
4 115 (12.78%) OOD
5 112 (12.44%) Scrum
6 106 (11.78%) UML
7 104 (11.56%) TDD
8 103 (11.44%) OOP
9 80 (8.89%) iOS Development
10 62 (6.89%) Unit Testing
11 52 (5.78%) Multithreading
12 50 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (5.56%) MVC
13 48 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
14 44 (4.89%) Web Development
15 39 (4.33%) Software Testing
16 37 (4.11%) Software Architecture
17 36 (4.00%) Android Development
17 36 (4.00%) Pair Programming
18 34 (3.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 429 (47.67%) C#
2 414 (46.00%) C
3 390 (43.33%) Java
4 181 (20.11%) SQL
5 165 (18.33%) Python
6 149 (16.56%) JavaScript
7 66 (7.33%) VB
8 62 (6.89%) Objective-C
9 60 (6.67%) Ruby
10 56 (6.22%) Perl
11 51 (5.67%) Shell Script
12 50 (5.56%) PHP
13 47 (5.22%) VB.NET
14 28 (3.11%) VC++
15 25 (2.78%) Ada
16 24 (2.67%) Embedded C
16 24 (2.67%) Assembly Language
17 22 (2.44%) Bash Shell
18 20 (2.22%) Fortran
19 19 (2.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 305 (33.89%) Degree
2 200 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 97 (10.78%) DV Cleared
4 80 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 27 (3.00%) PhD
6 17 (1.89%) ISEB
7 13 (1.44%) HND
8 10 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.89%) MCTS
9 8 (0.89%) MCPD
10 6 (0.67%) CEH
11 3 (0.33%) HNC
12 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.11%) MCP
13 1 (0.11%) CCNP
13 1 (0.11%) CCNA
13 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.67%) QA
2 10 (1.11%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.33%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.33%) TickIT
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (2.11%) Hyper-V
2 12 (1.33%) vSphere
2 12 (1.33%) VMware ESX
3 10 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (1.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.11%) nmon
2 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (11.33%) Oracle
2 84 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.67%) Google
4 32 (3.56%) hybris
5 27 (3.00%) VMware
6 24 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.22%) Apple
8 19 (2.11%) Citrix
9 16 (1.78%) BT
10 15 (1.67%) HP
10 15 (1.67%) JBoss
10 15 (1.67%) Cisco
11 12 (1.33%) NetApp
11 12 (1.33%) Veritas
11 12 (1.33%) Symantec
11 12 (1.33%) Brocade
11 12 (1.33%) Facebook
12 7 (0.78%) Borland
12 7 (0.78%) Embarcadero
12 7 (0.78%) Intel
Bristol, Avon
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum - bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum - bonus, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50k
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago