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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 30 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 404 490 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.92% 8.04% 9.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.48% 14.20% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 340 453 470
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3238 3450 3234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.48% 56.63% 60.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2793 2961 2905
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £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 May 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 May 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 -9 124 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Bristol -20 82 £39,000 +20.00% 21
Somerset +17 57 £33,750 +3.84% 15
Wiltshire +18 52 £39,000 +18.18% 9
Dorset -12 42 £45,000 +25.00% 5
Devon -2 29 £36,000 +4.34% 5
Cornwall -11 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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++.

1 430 (52.96%) Software Engineering
2 354 (43.60%) C
3 339 (41.75%) C#
4 329 (40.52%) Java
5 259 (31.90%) Linux
6 224 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 223 (27.46%) Degree
8 196 (24.14%) OO
9 180 (22.17%) .NET
10 171 (21.06%) HTML
11 170 (20.94%) SQL
11 170 (20.94%) Python
12 168 (20.69%) Windows
13 152 (18.72%) JavaScript
14 147 (18.10%) Security Cleared
15 123 (15.15%) Computer Science
16 121 (14.90%) Scrum
16 121 (14.90%) CSS
17 118 (14.53%) Mathematics
18 109 (13.42%) OOD
19 103 (12.68%) Electronics
20 99 (12.19%) SQL Server
21 94 (11.58%) DV Cleared
22 93 (11.45%) Oracle
23 90 (11.08%) Microsoft
24 87 (10.71%) TDD
25 83 (10.22%) MySQL
25 83 (10.22%) Finance
26 81 (9.98%) Web Services
27 80 (9.85%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (3.33%) Node.js
2 17 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (1.97%) IIS
4 15 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 13 (1.60%) JBoss
5 13 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.86%) SAS
6 7 (0.86%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.37%) Confluence
10 1 (0.12%) Lync
10 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 54 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.35%) MS Office
3 7 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.49%) MS Project
4 4 (0.49%) SPSS
5 3 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (1.72%) Changepoint
2 9 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.74%) SaaS
2 6 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.37%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 23 (2.83%) Wireless
2 23 (2.83%) HTTP
3 9 (1.11%) DLNA
3 9 (1.11%) Ethernet
4 7 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.86%) Firewall
5 5 (0.62%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.62%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.49%) DNS
6 4 (0.49%) Broadband
6 4 (0.49%) WebEx
6 4 (0.49%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.37%) NAS
7 3 (0.37%) LTE
8 2 (0.25%) IPv4
8 2 (0.25%) DHCP
8 2 (0.25%) LAN
8 2 (0.25%) SAN
8 2 (0.25%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.22%) MySQL
3 40 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.68%) Big Data
5 32 (3.94%) RDBMS
6 27 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (1.48%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.74%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.62%) NoSQL
16 4 (0.49%) SQLite
16 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.49%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 36 (4.43%) Visual Studio
2 32 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.57%) Subversion
4 27 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (3.20%) Selenium
6 21 (2.59%) JUnit
7 16 (1.97%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.97%) GDB
8 15 (1.85%) ClearCase
8 15 (1.85%) FitNesse
9 14 (1.72%) WinDbg
10 12 (1.48%) Hudson
11 11 (1.35%) JIRA
12 9 (1.11%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (0.99%) Maven
14 6 (0.74%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.74%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.74%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.62%) Bitbucket
General
1 103 (12.68%) Electronics
2 83 (10.22%) Finance
3 54 (6.65%) Military
4 43 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 41 (5.05%) Aerospace
6 37 (4.56%) Advertising
7 30 (3.69%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.59%) Automotive
9 19 (2.34%) Games
10 17 (2.09%) Retail
11 15 (1.85%) Marketing
12 11 (1.35%) Banking
13 6 (0.74%) Avionics
13 6 (0.74%) Publishing
14 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.49%) Legal
14 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.37%) Law
15 3 (0.37%) Billing
16 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 368 (45.32%) Software Engineer
2 321 (39.53%) Developer
3 127 (15.64%) Software Developer
4 108 (13.30%) C++ Developer
5 81 (9.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 61 (7.51%) Graduate
7 59 (7.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 52 (6.40%) Senior Software Engineer
8 52 (6.40%) C# Developer
9 46 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 41 (5.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 40 (4.93%) C++ Software Developer
12 38 (4.68%) Junior
13 36 (4.43%) Programmer
14 32 (3.94%) .NET Developer
15 24 (2.96%) Analyst
15 24 (2.96%) Design Engineer
15 24 (2.96%) Senior C++ Developer
15 24 (2.96%) Electronics Engineer
15 24 (2.96%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (22.17%) .NET
2 171 (21.06%) HTML
3 121 (14.90%) CSS
4 81 (9.98%) Web Services
5 80 (9.85%) HTML5
6 77 (9.48%) XML
7 56 (6.90%) Spring
8 52 (6.40%) J2EE
9 51 (6.28%) STL
10 50 (6.16%) ASP.NET
11 43 (5.30%) jQuery
12 42 (5.17%) Apache Camel
13 37 (4.56%) Middleware
13 37 (4.56%) Qt
14 33 (4.06%) Hibernate
15 32 (3.94%) MFC
16 31 (3.82%) WPF
17 29 (3.57%) Java EE
17 29 (3.57%) CSS3
18 26 (3.20%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 123 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 118 (14.53%) Mathematics
3 56 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 42 (5.17%) Physics
5 36 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 24 (2.96%) Visualisation
8 21 (2.59%) MPEG
9 18 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.09%) PKI
11 15 (1.85%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 12 (1.48%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (1.35%) GIS
14 10 (1.23%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.23%) Device Driver
15 9 (1.11%) DTV
16 8 (0.99%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 259 (31.90%) Linux
2 168 (20.69%) Windows
3 60 (7.39%) UNIX
4 45 (5.54%) Android
5 25 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.23%) CentOS
7 9 (1.11%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.74%) Debian
9 5 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (52.96%) Software Engineering
2 224 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (24.14%) OO
4 121 (14.90%) Scrum
5 109 (13.42%) OOD
6 87 (10.71%) TDD
7 79 (9.73%) SDLC
8 74 (9.11%) OOP
9 65 (8.00%) UML
10 51 (6.28%) MVC
11 49 (6.03%) OOA/OOD
11 49 (6.03%) Mentoring
12 45 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (5.42%) Software Architecture
14 42 (5.17%) Multithreading
15 41 (5.05%) Cyber Security
16 40 (4.93%) Information Security
17 39 (4.80%) Configuration Management
18 36 (4.43%) Signal Processing
19 33 (4.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 354 (43.60%) C
2 339 (41.75%) C#
3 329 (40.52%) Java
4 170 (20.94%) SQL
4 170 (20.94%) Python
5 152 (18.72%) JavaScript
6 68 (8.37%) Perl
7 65 (8.00%) Embedded C
8 60 (7.39%) PHP
9 53 (6.53%) Embedded C++
9 53 (6.53%) Bash Shell
10 51 (6.28%) VB
11 46 (5.67%) Ruby
12 18 (2.22%) VB6
13 17 (2.09%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.72%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.60%) Assembly Language
16 10 (1.23%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.11%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 223 (27.46%) Degree
2 147 (18.10%) Security Cleared
3 94 (11.58%) DV Cleared
4 79 (9.73%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.23%) PhD
6 7 (0.86%) ISEB
7 5 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.49%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.49%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.25%) HND
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.22%) QA
2 7 (0.86%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.25%) JTAG
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.25%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (5.54%) Firmware
2 36 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.37%) Docker
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (0.99%) Puppet
1 8 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (11.45%) Oracle
2 90 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.05%) VMware
4 23 (2.83%) IBM
5 17 (2.09%) hybris
6 10 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.11%) Toshiba
7 9 (1.11%) SAP
7 9 (1.11%) Panasonic
8 7 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.74%) Wind River
9 6 (0.74%) SIMUL8
10 5 (0.62%) Sybase
11 3 (0.37%) Freescale
11 3 (0.37%) Apple
11 3 (0.37%) Perforce
11 3 (0.37%) Adobe
11 3 (0.37%) EMC
11 3 (0.37%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.25%) Citrix
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Connectus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000 plus great benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Management Systems Modelling Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago