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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 29 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 424 436 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.00% 8.30% 11.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 14.20% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 379 410 587
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £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
3465 3070 3275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.23% 58.47% 59.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 2767 2955
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 11 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 11 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 +2 130 £38,000 -1.29% 12
Bristol -10 122 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Dorset -5 67 £36,000 +10.76% 4
Somerset -20 45 £32,500 -7.14% 18
Devon +2 29 £42,000 +25.37% 5
Wiltshire -12 21 £40,000 +17.64% 8
Cornwall -2 3 £37,500 +7.14%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 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++.

1 474 (56.36%) Software Engineering
2 410 (48.75%) C#
3 400 (47.56%) Java
4 390 (46.37%) C
5 281 (33.41%) Linux
6 251 (29.85%) Degree
7 242 (28.78%) Windows
8 234 (27.82%) OO
9 212 (25.21%) Computer Science
10 197 (23.42%) Security Cleared
11 194 (23.07%) SQL
12 169 (20.10%) .NET
13 149 (17.72%) Python
14 135 (16.05%) JavaScript
15 128 (15.22%) UNIX
16 125 (14.86%) HTML
17 122 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
18 119 (14.15%) XML
19 106 (12.60%) UML
19 106 (12.60%) OOD
20 97 (11.53%) J2EE
21 93 (11.06%) Visual Studio
21 93 (11.06%) Mathematics
22 88 (10.46%) DV Cleared
23 86 (10.23%) Microsoft
24 85 (10.11%) SQL Server
24 85 (10.11%) Android
24 85 (10.11%) Apple iOS
24 85 (10.11%) iOS Development
25 83 (9.87%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 (5.83%) WebLogic
2 21 (2.50%) Apache
3 8 (0.95%) OpenROAD
4 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.71%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.59%) GlassFish
5 5 (0.59%) Node.js
6 4 (0.48%) IIS
7 2 (0.24%) CMS
8 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 51 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.95%) 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%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.35%) TCP/IP
2 44 (5.23%) HTTP
3 32 (3.80%) Network Security
4 30 (3.57%) SAN
5 23 (2.73%) DHCP
6 22 (2.62%) Internet
6 22 (2.62%) LTE
7 20 (2.38%) Wireless
8 16 (1.90%) Ethernet
9 15 (1.78%) 4G
10 14 (1.66%) IPv6
10 14 (1.66%) SSL
11 12 (1.43%) IPv4
12 10 (1.19%) VoIP
13 9 (1.07%) VoLTE
14 7 (0.83%) SS7
15 6 (0.71%) 3G
15 6 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.59%) NAS
16 5 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.27%) MySQL
3 38 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.09%) RDBMS
4 26 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 16 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.19%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.07%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.95%) Ingres
11 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.71%) Apache Accumulo
12 6 (0.71%) Big Data
12 6 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.71%) SQLite
13 5 (0.59%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 93 (11.06%) Visual Studio
2 40 (4.76%) Subversion
3 21 (2.50%) GCC
4 19 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (2.02%) Eclipse
6 14 (1.66%) GDB
7 12 (1.43%) MSBuild
8 10 (1.19%) PVCS
8 10 (1.19%) Ant
8 10 (1.19%) JUnit
8 10 (1.19%) JIRA
8 10 (1.19%) Selenium
9 9 (1.07%) Maven
10 8 (0.95%) NetBeans
10 8 (0.95%) ClearCase
10 8 (0.95%) JMeter
11 6 (0.71%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.71%) Hudson
12 5 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 69 (8.20%) Telecoms
1 69 (8.20%) Finance
2 62 (7.37%) Aerospace
3 47 (5.59%) Manufacturing
3 47 (5.59%) Electronics
4 36 (4.28%) Games
5 31 (3.69%) Military
6 19 (2.26%) Retail
7 15 (1.78%) Marketing
8 11 (1.31%) Advertising
9 9 (1.07%) Banking
10 6 (0.71%) Local Government
11 5 (0.59%) Automotive
12 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.36%) Law
13 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 354 (42.09%) Developer
2 308 (36.62%) Software Engineer
3 93 (11.06%) Software Developer
4 84 (9.99%) C++ Software Engineer
5 79 (9.39%) Graduate
6 76 (9.04%) C++ Developer
7 74 (8.80%) Junior
8 72 (8.56%) Java Developer
9 60 (7.13%) C# Developer
10 43 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 43 (5.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 39 (4.64%) Junior Developer
12 35 (4.16%) Junior Software Engineer
12 35 (4.16%) iOS Developer
13 33 (3.92%) Senior Developer
14 29 (3.45%) .NET Developer
15 26 (3.09%) Consultant
15 26 (3.09%) Graduate Developer
16 23 (2.73%) Technical Consultant
16 23 (2.73%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (20.10%) .NET
2 125 (14.86%) HTML
3 119 (14.15%) XML
4 97 (11.53%) J2EE
5 75 (8.92%) Spring
6 73 (8.68%) Qt
7 62 (7.37%) ASP.NET
8 56 (6.66%) Web Services
9 50 (5.95%) Hibernate
10 48 (5.71%) JSON
11 45 (5.35%) STL
12 44 (5.23%) HTML5
13 42 (4.99%) CSS
14 40 (4.76%) EJB
15 39 (4.64%) jQuery
16 33 (3.92%) WPF
17 31 (3.69%) RESTful
18 30 (3.57%) iOS SDK
19 27 (3.21%) COM
20 26 (3.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 212 (25.21%) Computer Science
2 93 (11.06%) Mathematics
3 63 (7.49%) Mobile App
4 58 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
5 40 (4.76%) iPhone
6 36 (4.28%) Digital Media
7 27 (3.21%) Physics
8 26 (3.09%) Device Driver
9 22 (2.62%) PKI
10 19 (2.26%) iPad
11 15 (1.78%) Firmware
12 12 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.43%) Xbox
13 11 (1.31%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.31%) CCTV
14 10 (1.19%) CAN bus
15 9 (1.07%) GIS
16 7 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
16 7 (0.83%) RIA
17 6 (0.71%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 281 (33.41%) Linux
2 242 (28.78%) Windows
3 128 (15.22%) UNIX
4 85 (10.11%) Android
4 85 (10.11%) Apple iOS
5 36 (4.28%) Solaris
6 32 (3.80%) HPUX
7 28 (3.33%) Windows CE
8 13 (1.55%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.95%) VxWorks
10 8 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (56.36%) Software Engineering
2 234 (27.82%) OO
3 122 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (12.60%) UML
4 106 (12.60%) OOD
5 85 (10.11%) iOS Development
6 83 (9.87%) TDD
7 68 (8.09%) OOP
8 66 (7.85%) Scrum
9 61 (7.25%) Web Development
10 54 (6.42%) Multithreading
11 51 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (5.35%) MVC
12 45 (5.35%) OOA/OOD
13 42 (4.99%) Software Architecture
13 42 (4.99%) Cyber Security
14 40 (4.76%) Android Development
15 37 (4.40%) Waterfall
16 34 (4.04%) Unit Testing
17 30 (3.57%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 410 (48.75%) C#
2 400 (47.56%) Java
3 390 (46.37%) C
4 194 (23.07%) SQL
5 149 (17.72%) Python
6 135 (16.05%) JavaScript
7 81 (9.63%) VB
8 62 (7.37%) PHP
9 61 (7.25%) Perl
10 52 (6.18%) Objective-C
11 50 (5.95%) Ruby
12 47 (5.59%) Shell Script
13 38 (4.52%) VB.NET
14 32 (3.80%) VC++
15 25 (2.97%) Assembly Language
16 24 (2.85%) Bash Shell
17 23 (2.73%) Ada
18 21 (2.50%) VB6
19 17 (2.02%) Embedded C++
20 16 (1.90%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 251 (29.85%) Degree
2 197 (23.42%) Security Cleared
3 88 (10.46%) DV Cleared
4 68 (8.09%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.73%) PhD
5 23 (2.73%) ISEB
6 15 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.31%) CEH
7 11 (1.31%) MCTS
7 11 (1.31%) MCPD
8 6 (0.71%) HND
9 2 (0.24%) MCP
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.12%) APMP
10 1 (0.12%) CCNP
10 1 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.64%) QA
2 14 (1.66%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.36%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.36%) TickIT
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 20 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 19 (2.26%) VMware ESX
2 19 (2.26%) vSphere
3 12 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) qmail
4 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (2.26%) NetBackup
2 7 (0.83%) Puppet
2 7 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.24%) nmon
4 2 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.24%) YUM
5 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.68%) Oracle
3 32 (3.80%) Citrix
4 31 (3.69%) VMware
5 28 (3.33%) BT
6 26 (3.09%) HP
6 26 (3.09%) Cisco
7 25 (2.97%) JBoss
8 23 (2.73%) Google
9 22 (2.62%) Red Hat
10 19 (2.26%) NetApp
10 19 (2.26%) Veritas
10 19 (2.26%) Symantec
10 19 (2.26%) Brocade
10 19 (2.26%) hybris
11 12 (1.43%) Facebook
12 11 (1.31%) Embarcadero
12 11 (1.31%) Borland
13 6 (0.71%) Intel
13 6 (0.71%) CA
Plymouth, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Acorn
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Wenham Carter Ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus bonus and shares scheme.
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Acorn
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Snap Surveys
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 3 days ago