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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 35 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 403 350 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.82% 6.74% 10.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.21% 11.74% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 336 318 471
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £43,400
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
3301 2980 3002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.84% 57.42% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2904 2671 2688
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +11 115 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Gloucestershire -7 89 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Dorset -2 67 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Somerset +8 48 £34,500 +15.00% 17
Devon +23 39 £36,000 +44.00% 6
Wiltshire -18 34 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Cornwall - 4 £40,000 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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++.

1 505 (60.41%) Software Engineering
2 381 (45.57%) C#
3 308 (36.84%) C
4 307 (36.72%) Java
5 266 (31.82%) OO
6 257 (30.74%) Linux
6 257 (30.74%) Degree
7 214 (25.60%) Windows
8 198 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
9 187 (22.37%) .NET
10 184 (22.01%) HTML
11 167 (19.98%) SQL
12 155 (18.54%) OOD
13 154 (18.42%) JavaScript
14 145 (17.34%) Python
15 140 (16.75%) Computer Science
16 136 (16.27%) Security Cleared
17 127 (15.19%) Mathematics
18 126 (15.07%) Scrum
19 113 (13.52%) CSS
20 111 (13.28%) OOP
21 101 (12.08%) SQL Server
22 87 (10.41%) XML
23 84 (10.05%) Microsoft
24 78 (9.33%) SC Cleared
25 77 (9.21%) HTML5
26 75 (8.97%) DV Cleared
27 74 (8.85%) Android
27 74 (8.85%) TDD
28 71 (8.49%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (1.91%) Node.js
2 12 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 10 (1.20%) IIS
5 8 (0.96%) JBoss
6 5 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.48%) SAS
8 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.36%) CMS
8 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 49 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.32%) MS Office
4 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) NASTRAN
6 3 (0.36%) MS Project
6 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.24%) Simulink
7 2 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.84%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.48%) Summit
3 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.24%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 20 (2.39%) Internet
3 12 (1.44%) DLNA
3 12 (1.44%) Wireless
4 10 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (1.08%) Wireshark
5 9 (1.08%) HTTP
5 9 (1.08%) tcpdump
6 7 (0.84%) Firewall
6 7 (0.84%) SSL
7 6 (0.72%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.48%) NFC
9 3 (0.36%) Intranet
9 3 (0.36%) VPN
9 3 (0.36%) LAN
9 3 (0.36%) Broadband
10 2 (0.24%) GSM
10 2 (0.24%) DNS
10 2 (0.24%) IPsec
10 2 (0.24%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.82%) MySQL
3 27 (3.23%) Big Data
4 25 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 19 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.08%) Apache Accumulo
9 9 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.96%) CouchDB
11 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.72%) SQLite
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (4.07%) Visual Studio
2 33 (3.95%) Subversion
3 24 (2.87%) JUnit
4 19 (2.27%) NUnit
5 17 (2.03%) Selenium
6 13 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.44%) Hudson
8 11 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.96%) Jasmine
10 8 (0.96%) FitNesse
11 7 (0.84%) MorphX
11 7 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.84%) GDB
11 7 (0.84%) WinDbg
12 6 (0.72%) Bugzilla
12 6 (0.72%) Maven
13 5 (0.60%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.60%) ClearCase
General
1 67 (8.01%) Electronics
2 60 (7.18%) Finance
3 52 (6.22%) Aerospace
4 36 (4.31%) Manufacturing
5 34 (4.07%) Military
6 33 (3.95%) Advertising
7 24 (2.87%) Games
8 21 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.51%) Banking
9 19 (2.27%) Retail
10 12 (1.44%) Automotive
11 9 (1.08%) Marketing
12 5 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.60%) Publishing
13 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Avionics
14 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 430 (51.44%) Software Engineer
2 306 (36.60%) Developer
3 120 (14.35%) C++ Software Engineer
4 110 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 100 (11.96%) C++ Developer
6 71 (8.49%) Senior Software Engineer
7 61 (7.30%) Graduate
8 59 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 54 (6.46%) C# Developer
10 37 (4.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 36 (4.31%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 36 (4.31%) Programmer
12 28 (3.35%) C++ Software Developer
12 28 (3.35%) C# Software Engineer
12 28 (3.35%) Junior
13 26 (3.11%) Software Programmer
13 26 (3.11%) Analyst
14 25 (2.99%) Senior C++ Developer
15 24 (2.87%) C++ Programmer
16 20 (2.39%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (22.37%) .NET
2 184 (22.01%) HTML
3 113 (13.52%) CSS
4 87 (10.41%) XML
5 77 (9.21%) HTML5
6 67 (8.01%) Web Services
7 59 (7.06%) Spring
8 57 (6.82%) ASP.NET
9 52 (6.22%) Qt
10 45 (5.38%) jQuery
11 42 (5.02%) WPF
12 34 (4.07%) J2EE
12 34 (4.07%) STL
13 32 (3.83%) MFC
14 28 (3.35%) WCF
15 27 (3.23%) Java EE
16 23 (2.75%) JSON
17 22 (2.63%) Middleware
17 22 (2.63%) Apache Camel
18 21 (2.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 140 (16.75%) Computer Science
2 127 (15.19%) Mathematics
3 52 (6.22%) Algorithms
4 42 (5.02%) Physics
5 35 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
7 26 (3.11%) MPEG
8 22 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 21 (2.51%) Data Structures
9 21 (2.51%) Device Driver
10 18 (2.15%) User Experience
11 17 (2.03%) iPhone
11 17 (2.03%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.03%) iPad
12 13 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 11 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (1.32%) Neural Network
15 10 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 257 (30.74%) Linux
2 214 (25.60%) Windows
3 74 (8.85%) Android
4 66 (7.89%) UNIX
5 52 (6.22%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.67%) CentOS
7 12 (1.44%) Windows Phone
7 12 (1.44%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.20%) Windows Phone 7
8 10 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.72%) Debian
9 6 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.48%) HPUX
10 4 (0.48%) Solaris
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.24%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (60.41%) Software Engineering
2 266 (31.82%) OO
3 198 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (18.54%) OOD
5 126 (15.07%) Scrum
6 111 (13.28%) OOP
7 74 (8.85%) TDD
8 65 (7.78%) Unit Testing
9 56 (6.70%) UML
9 56 (6.70%) Multithreading
10 54 (6.46%) OOA/OOD
11 49 (5.86%) Software Architecture
12 43 (5.14%) Signal Processing
13 42 (5.02%) MVC
14 39 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (4.67%) Digital Signal Processing
14 39 (4.67%) Android Development
15 38 (4.55%) Cyber Security
16 37 (4.43%) Pair Programming
17 33 (3.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 381 (45.57%) C#
2 308 (36.84%) C
3 307 (36.72%) Java
4 167 (19.98%) SQL
5 154 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 145 (17.34%) Python
7 53 (6.34%) Perl
8 46 (5.50%) VB
9 42 (5.02%) PHP
10 36 (4.31%) Objective-C
10 36 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 31 (3.71%) Embedded C
12 27 (3.23%) Embedded C++
12 27 (3.23%) Ruby
13 23 (2.75%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.91%) VB6
14 16 (1.91%) Delphi
15 15 (1.79%) Assembly Language
16 10 (1.20%) MATLAB
16 10 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 257 (30.74%) Degree
2 136 (16.27%) Security Cleared
3 78 (9.33%) SC Cleared
4 75 (8.97%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.27%) PhD
6 15 (1.79%) VCP4
7 9 (1.08%) ISEB
8 8 (0.96%) RHCSA
9 7 (0.84%) HND
10 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.24%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.12%) MBA
13 1 (0.12%) MCP
13 1 (0.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.44%) QA
2 7 (0.84%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.48%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.24%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.24%) TickIT
5 2 (0.24%) JTAG
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (3.11%) Firmware
2 14 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.96%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.48%) Docker
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.96%) Puppet
1 8 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.49%) Oracle
3 30 (3.59%) hybris
4 17 (2.03%) VMware
5 16 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.79%) IBM
7 7 (0.84%) Apple
8 6 (0.72%) SAP
8 6 (0.72%) SIMUL8
8 6 (0.72%) Toshiba
8 6 (0.72%) Google
8 6 (0.72%) Wind River
8 6 (0.72%) Panasonic
9 5 (0.60%) Sybase
9 5 (0.60%) Citrix
10 4 (0.48%) Freescale
10 4 (0.48%) Adobe
10 4 (0.48%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.36%) SolidWorks
11 3 (0.36%) Genesys
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38k - £55k plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Real Staffing Group
Salary: Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
techfolk Limited
Salary: relocation
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus generous benefits and relocation package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 72,000 Negotiated on individual.
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Venn Group
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Street, Somerset
Computer People
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago