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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 31 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 429 421 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.96% 7.27% 10.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.88% 12.92% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 358 391 505
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3330 3259 3236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.03% 56.27% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2850 2855 2901
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £48,546
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Gloucestershire -7 127 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Bristol -4 102 £40,000 +23.07% 20
Somerset +16 60 £32,500 - 18
Dorset -11 59 £38,000 +16.92% 11
Wiltshire +4 46 £39,000 +18.18% 6
Devon +8 27 £36,000 +25.21% 7
Cornwall -14 2 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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++.

1 466 (57.18%) Software Engineering
2 349 (42.82%) C#
3 333 (40.86%) C
4 312 (38.28%) Java
5 268 (32.88%) Linux
6 237 (29.08%) Degree
7 236 (28.96%) OO
8 211 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
9 175 (21.47%) Windows
10 166 (20.37%) HTML
11 165 (20.25%) SQL
12 162 (19.88%) .NET
13 155 (19.02%) Python
14 150 (18.40%) Security Cleared
15 142 (17.42%) JavaScript
16 135 (16.56%) OOD
17 129 (15.83%) Computer Science
18 127 (15.58%) Mathematics
19 111 (13.62%) CSS
20 109 (13.37%) Scrum
21 97 (11.90%) SQL Server
22 89 (10.92%) DV Cleared
23 85 (10.43%) SC Cleared
23 85 (10.43%) Microsoft
24 82 (10.06%) Electronics
25 80 (9.82%) OOP
26 78 (9.57%) HTML5
27 75 (9.20%) Oracle
28 73 (8.96%) XML
29 70 (8.59%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 17 (2.09%) Node.js
2 14 (1.72%) OpenStack
2 14 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.23%) IIS
5 8 (0.98%) JBoss
6 7 (0.86%) SAS
7 5 (0.61%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 56 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.47%) MS Office
3 10 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.49%) SPSS
6 3 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.37%) MS Project
6 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.25%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (0.98%) Changepoint
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (7.85%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.33%) Wireless
3 17 (2.09%) HTTP
4 10 (1.23%) DLNA
5 9 (1.10%) Internet
6 8 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.98%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.74%) Firewall
7 6 (0.74%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.61%) tcpdump
8 5 (0.61%) SSL
9 3 (0.37%) Intranet
9 3 (0.37%) Broadband
10 2 (0.25%) LAN
10 2 (0.25%) VPN
10 2 (0.25%) DNS
10 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.25%) Software-Defined Radio
10 2 (0.25%) WebEx
10 2 (0.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 70 (8.59%) MySQL
3 35 (4.29%) Big Data
4 29 (3.56%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 21 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.86%) Apache Accumulo
14 6 (0.74%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.61%) SQLite
16 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 3 (0.37%) NoSQL
18 2 (0.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (4.42%) Subversion
2 34 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 22 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.45%) JUnit
5 18 (2.21%) Selenium
6 17 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.47%) Hudson
7 12 (1.47%) GDB
8 11 (1.35%) WinDbg
9 10 (1.23%) FitNesse
9 10 (1.23%) ClearCase
10 9 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.10%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.74%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.74%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.74%) Maven
11 6 (0.74%) MorphX
12 5 (0.61%) NUnit
12 5 (0.61%) Jasmine
General
1 82 (10.06%) Electronics
2 66 (8.10%) Finance
3 45 (5.52%) Military
4 44 (5.40%) Aerospace
5 37 (4.54%) Advertising
6 29 (3.56%) Telecoms
7 27 (3.31%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.21%) Retail
9 16 (1.96%) Banking
10 15 (1.84%) Automotive
11 13 (1.60%) Games
12 9 (1.10%) Marketing
13 6 (0.74%) Avionics
13 6 (0.74%) Publishing
14 5 (0.61%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.37%) Billing
17 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (47.98%) Software Engineer
2 317 (38.90%) Developer
3 119 (14.60%) Software Developer
4 116 (14.23%) C++ Developer
5 109 (13.37%) C++ Software Engineer
6 56 (6.87%) C# Developer
7 53 (6.50%) Graduate
8 52 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 51 (6.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 49 (6.01%) Senior Developer
11 42 (5.15%) C++ Software Developer
12 40 (4.91%) Programmer
13 35 (4.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 31 (3.80%) Junior
15 30 (3.68%) Software Programmer
16 29 (3.56%) Analyst
17 27 (3.31%) C++ Programmer
18 26 (3.19%) Senior C++ Developer
18 26 (3.19%) .NET Developer
19 24 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (20.37%) HTML
2 162 (19.88%) .NET
3 111 (13.62%) CSS
4 78 (9.57%) HTML5
5 73 (8.96%) XML
6 70 (8.59%) Web Services
7 54 (6.63%) Spring
8 47 (5.77%) ASP.NET
9 46 (5.64%) jQuery
10 42 (5.15%) STL
11 41 (5.03%) J2EE
12 40 (4.91%) Qt
13 32 (3.93%) WPF
13 32 (3.93%) Apache Camel
14 30 (3.68%) MFC
15 29 (3.56%) Middleware
16 25 (3.07%) REST
17 24 (2.94%) Hibernate
18 23 (2.82%) Java EE
18 23 (2.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.83%) Computer Science
2 127 (15.58%) Mathematics
3 53 (6.50%) Algorithms
4 46 (5.64%) Physics
5 41 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
6 24 (2.94%) MPEG
7 18 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 18 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.09%) Device Driver
9 16 (1.96%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.84%) PKI
11 14 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 12 (1.47%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (1.47%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (1.35%) VHDL
13 11 (1.35%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 268 (32.88%) Linux
2 175 (21.47%) Windows
3 58 (7.12%) UNIX
4 56 (6.87%) Android
5 35 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.35%) CentOS
6 11 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.74%) Debian
9 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.61%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.25%) HPUX
11 2 (0.25%) Solaris
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (57.18%) Software Engineering
2 236 (28.96%) OO
3 211 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (16.56%) OOD
5 109 (13.37%) Scrum
6 80 (9.82%) OOP
7 70 (8.59%) TDD
8 61 (7.48%) UML
9 50 (6.13%) OOA/OOD
9 50 (6.13%) Multithreading
9 50 (6.13%) Signal Processing
10 47 (5.77%) Software Architecture
11 43 (5.28%) Cyber Security
12 40 (4.91%) Digital Signal Processing
12 40 (4.91%) MVC
13 39 (4.79%) Unit Testing
14 37 (4.54%) Configuration Management
14 37 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (4.29%) Mentoring
16 32 (3.93%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 349 (42.82%) C#
2 333 (40.86%) C
3 312 (38.28%) Java
4 165 (20.25%) SQL
5 155 (19.02%) Python
6 142 (17.42%) JavaScript
7 63 (7.73%) Perl
8 48 (5.89%) Embedded C
9 47 (5.77%) VB
10 46 (5.64%) PHP
10 46 (5.64%) Bash Shell
11 41 (5.03%) Embedded C++
12 38 (4.66%) Ruby
13 23 (2.82%) Objective-C
14 17 (2.09%) Assembly Language
15 13 (1.60%) VB6
16 12 (1.47%) MATLAB
17 11 (1.35%) Delphi
18 10 (1.23%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 237 (29.08%) Degree
2 150 (18.40%) Security Cleared
3 89 (10.92%) DV Cleared
4 85 (10.43%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.84%) PhD
6 8 (0.98%) ISEB
7 5 (0.61%) RHCSA
8 4 (0.49%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.37%) HND
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.96%) QA
2 7 (0.86%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.25%) TickIT
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.25%) JTAG
4 2 (0.25%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (4.54%) Firmware
2 23 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 22 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.37%) Docker
6 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (0.86%) Puppet
1 7 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.20%) Oracle
3 26 (3.19%) VMware
4 23 (2.82%) hybris
5 21 (2.58%) IBM
6 12 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.98%) Toshiba
7 8 (0.98%) Panasonic
8 7 (0.86%) SAP
9 6 (0.74%) Wind River
9 6 (0.74%) SIMUL8
10 5 (0.61%) Sybase
10 5 (0.61%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.49%) Adobe
12 3 (0.37%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.37%) Citrix
12 3 (0.37%) Freescale
13 2 (0.25%) Talend
13 2 (0.25%) Zend
13 2 (0.25%) Minitab
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: Yesterday
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-43,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Computer Futures - South West
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago