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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 33 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 421 382 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.04% 6.28% 8.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.31% 11.16% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 345 340 394
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £50,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3419 3422 2891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.17% 56.25% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2932 2929 2577
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bristol -3 142 £38,500 +10.00% 24
Gloucestershire +1 141 £42,500 +13.33% 33
Dorset -6 37 £37,500 +20.96% 15
Wiltshire +10 35 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Somerset -14 29 £36,250 +11.53% 8
Devon -5 23 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Cornwall -9 3 £32,500 -27.77%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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++.

1 438 (53.35%) Software Engineering
2 383 (46.65%) C
3 382 (46.53%) Java
4 308 (37.52%) C#
5 294 (35.81%) Linux
6 251 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
7 205 (24.97%) Degree
8 203 (24.73%) Python
9 182 (22.17%) HTML
10 178 (21.68%) Security Cleared
11 175 (21.32%) OO
12 173 (21.07%) JavaScript
13 166 (20.22%) Windows
14 149 (18.15%) .NET
15 146 (17.78%) SQL
16 128 (15.59%) Computer Science
17 122 (14.86%) SDLC
18 115 (14.01%) Scrum
19 113 (13.76%) TCP/IP
20 112 (13.64%) CSS
20 112 (13.64%) Mathematics
21 104 (12.67%) Oracle
22 99 (12.06%) DV Cleared
22 99 (12.06%) TDD
23 95 (11.57%) Electronics
24 92 (11.21%) SC Cleared
24 92 (11.21%) HTML5
25 91 (11.08%) Telecoms
26 88 (10.72%) SQL Server
26 88 (10.72%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (4.63%) Node.js
2 21 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.07%) WebLogic
4 15 (1.83%) JBoss
5 14 (1.71%) MQSeries
6 13 (1.58%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.46%) IIS
8 9 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.10%) Apache Pig
9 8 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.85%) Apache
11 3 (0.37%) SAS
11 3 (0.37%) Confluence
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.12%) Kinematics
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.12%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.22%) MS Office
3 5 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) Simulink
5 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Changepoint
2 9 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.56%) SaaS
2 17 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.71%) IaaS
5 6 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.73%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 113 (13.76%) TCP/IP
2 26 (3.17%) Wireless
3 20 (2.44%) HTTP
4 15 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 14 (1.71%) Internet
6 13 (1.58%) Firewall
7 9 (1.10%) DLNA
8 6 (0.73%) SSL
9 5 (0.61%) VoIP
9 5 (0.61%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.49%) WebEx
10 4 (0.49%) LDAP
10 4 (0.49%) DNS
11 3 (0.37%) IPv4
11 3 (0.37%) DHCP
11 3 (0.37%) LTE
12 2 (0.24%) NAS
12 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.24%) Software-Defined Radio
12 2 (0.24%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.11%) MySQL
3 53 (6.46%) Big Data
4 46 (5.60%) Relational Database
5 44 (5.36%) MongoDB
6 33 (4.02%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.19%) Hadoop
8 16 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (1.22%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.10%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (0.24%) SQLite
16 2 (0.24%) HBase
16 2 (0.24%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 46 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 23 (2.80%) Eclipse
4 21 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (2.44%) ClearCase
6 19 (2.31%) Selenium
7 15 (1.83%) JIRA
7 15 (1.83%) Subversion
8 14 (1.71%) GDB
9 12 (1.46%) WinDbg
10 11 (1.34%) JUnit
11 9 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
12 7 (0.85%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.85%) Metasploit
12 7 (0.85%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.85%) Maven
12 7 (0.85%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.49%) Gradle
13 4 (0.49%) NetBeans
General
1 95 (11.57%) Electronics
2 91 (11.08%) Telecoms
3 87 (10.60%) Finance
4 51 (6.21%) Military
5 32 (3.90%) Games
6 31 (3.78%) Aerospace
7 26 (3.17%) Automotive
8 21 (2.56%) Banking
8 21 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.44%) Advertising
10 14 (1.71%) Marketing
11 12 (1.46%) Legal
12 11 (1.34%) Retail
13 7 (0.85%) Law
14 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.37%) Front Office
15 2 (0.24%) Back Office
15 2 (0.24%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.24%) Avionics
15 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 351 (42.75%) Developer
2 339 (41.29%) Software Engineer
3 161 (19.61%) Software Developer
4 105 (12.79%) C++ Developer
5 81 (9.87%) Graduate
6 62 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 49 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 44 (5.36%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 43 (5.24%) Junior
10 42 (5.12%) C++ Software Developer
11 40 (4.87%) Senior Developer
11 40 (4.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 37 (4.51%) Java Developer
13 31 (3.78%) C# Developer
14 29 (3.53%) Graduate Developer
15 27 (3.29%) .NET Developer
16 26 (3.17%) Design Engineer
16 26 (3.17%) Programmer
17 25 (3.05%) Electronics Engineer
18 23 (2.80%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (22.17%) HTML
2 149 (18.15%) .NET
3 112 (13.64%) CSS
4 92 (11.21%) HTML5
5 88 (10.72%) Web Services
6 82 (9.99%) J2EE
7 68 (8.28%) XML
8 59 (7.19%) STL
9 53 (6.46%) jQuery
10 50 (6.09%) REST
11 49 (5.97%) Middleware
12 45 (5.48%) Java EE
13 44 (5.36%) Spring
14 40 (4.87%) ASP.NET
14 40 (4.87%) CSS3
15 39 (4.75%) Qt
16 38 (4.63%) Hibernate
17 30 (3.65%) Apache Camel
18 29 (3.53%) MFC
19 26 (3.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 128 (15.59%) Computer Science
2 112 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 68 (8.28%) Algorithms
4 41 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.63%) Visualisation
6 37 (4.51%) Physics
7 33 (4.02%) Digital Media
8 30 (3.65%) Data Structures
9 21 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (2.44%) PKI
11 18 (2.19%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.95%) User Experience
13 13 (1.58%) iPhone
14 12 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 11 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (1.22%) DTV
17 9 (1.10%) MPEG
17 9 (1.10%) iPad
18 8 (0.97%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.97%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 294 (35.81%) Linux
2 166 (20.22%) Windows
3 84 (10.23%) UNIX
4 59 (7.19%) Android
5 42 (5.12%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.10%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.49%) Debian
9 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.24%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (53.35%) Software Engineering
2 251 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (21.32%) OO
4 122 (14.86%) SDLC
5 115 (14.01%) Scrum
6 99 (12.06%) TDD
7 79 (9.62%) UML
8 69 (8.40%) OOD
8 69 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (8.40%) Cyber Security
9 68 (8.28%) OOP
10 59 (7.19%) Mentoring
11 56 (6.82%) Multithreading
12 55 (6.70%) MVC
13 52 (6.33%) OOA/OOD
14 50 (6.09%) Configuration Management
15 41 (4.99%) Software Architecture
16 38 (4.63%) Information Security
17 35 (4.26%) DevOps
18 34 (4.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 383 (46.65%) C
2 382 (46.53%) Java
3 308 (37.52%) C#
4 203 (24.73%) Python
5 173 (21.07%) JavaScript
6 146 (17.78%) SQL
7 86 (10.48%) Perl
7 86 (10.48%) Ruby
8 61 (7.43%) Bash Shell
9 47 (5.72%) Embedded C
10 45 (5.48%) PHP
11 38 (4.63%) Embedded C++
12 37 (4.51%) VB
13 28 (3.41%) Objective-C
14 25 (3.05%) MATLAB
15 19 (2.31%) Assembly Language
16 13 (1.58%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.58%) VB6
17 12 (1.46%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 205 (24.97%) Degree
2 178 (21.68%) Security Cleared
3 99 (12.06%) DV Cleared
4 92 (11.21%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.95%) GIAC
6 15 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.22%) MCSE
8 9 (1.10%) CCNA
8 9 (1.10%) CISSP
8 9 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.10%) SSCP
8 9 (1.10%) Linux+ Certification
9 7 (0.85%) EnCE
9 7 (0.85%) GPEN
9 7 (0.85%) GCFA
9 7 (0.85%) CEH
9 7 (0.85%) ISEB
9 7 (0.85%) PhD
10 6 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.41%) QA
2 6 (0.73%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 51 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.75%) Firmware
3 36 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.97%) Docker
5 3 (0.37%) KVM
5 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.49%) Puppet
1 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 104 (12.67%) Oracle
2 79 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 65 (7.92%) VMware
4 16 (1.95%) IBM
5 14 (1.71%) TIBCO
6 11 (1.34%) Google
7 10 (1.22%) EMC
7 10 (1.22%) Cisco
8 9 (1.10%) SAP
9 8 (0.97%) Intel
10 5 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.49%) Borland
11 4 (0.49%) Toshiba
11 4 (0.49%) hybris
11 4 (0.49%) Panasonic
11 4 (0.49%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.49%) OpenText
12 3 (0.37%) Freescale
12 3 (0.37%) BT
12 3 (0.37%) Perforce
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £55,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £55,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 2 days ago