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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 35 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 413 362 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.89% 6.85% 10.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.49% 12.11% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 345 334 511
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 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £46,900 £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
3307 2989 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.19% 56.60% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2869 2658 2883
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £46,000 £47,500
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 27 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 27 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
Gloucestershire -5 109 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Bristol +3 100 £41,000 +20.58% 22
Dorset -7 64 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Somerset +14 56 £33,884 +10.19% 22
Wiltshire -3 40 £40,000 +10.34% 13
Devon +20 35 £36,000 +44.00% 6
Cornwall - 2 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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++.

1 489 (58.70%) Software Engineering
2 360 (43.22%) C#
3 328 (39.38%) C
4 307 (36.85%) Java
5 270 (32.41%) Linux
6 248 (29.77%) OO
7 245 (29.41%) Degree
8 206 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
9 194 (23.29%) Windows
10 170 (20.41%) .NET
11 169 (20.29%) SQL
12 168 (20.17%) HTML
13 160 (19.21%) Python
14 142 (17.05%) OOD
14 142 (17.05%) Security Cleared
15 141 (16.93%) JavaScript
16 140 (16.81%) Computer Science
17 131 (15.73%) Mathematics
18 114 (13.69%) Scrum
19 104 (12.48%) CSS
20 96 (11.52%) SQL Server
21 93 (11.16%) OOP
22 84 (10.08%) Microsoft
23 83 (9.96%) SC Cleared
24 80 (9.60%) DV Cleared
24 80 (9.60%) HTML5
25 76 (9.12%) XML
26 75 (9.00%) TDD
27 74 (8.88%) Electronics
28 72 (8.64%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 18 (2.16%) Node.js
2 15 (1.80%) OpenStack
3 14 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.20%) IIS
5 9 (1.08%) JBoss
6 8 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.72%) SAS
8 4 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.12%) Apache
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.56%) MS Office
3 12 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) NASTRAN
6 3 (0.36%) MS Project
6 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.36%) SPSS
7 2 (0.24%) Simulink
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Changepoint
2 6 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.48%) Summit
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.24%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.92%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.04%) Internet
2 17 (2.04%) Wireless
3 15 (1.80%) HTTP
4 11 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.20%) Wireshark
5 10 (1.20%) DLNA
6 9 (1.08%) tcpdump
7 7 (0.84%) Firewall
7 7 (0.84%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.72%) SSL
9 3 (0.36%) Intranet
9 3 (0.36%) VPN
9 3 (0.36%) Broadband
10 2 (0.24%) GSM
10 2 (0.24%) LAN
10 2 (0.24%) DNS
10 2 (0.24%) SAN
10 2 (0.24%) Network Security
10 2 (0.24%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.80%) MySQL
3 32 (3.84%) Big Data
4 27 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.52%) RDBMS
6 20 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.32%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.08%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.84%) Apache Accumulo
14 6 (0.72%) SQLite
15 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (4.32%) Visual Studio
1 36 (4.32%) Subversion
2 24 (2.88%) JUnit
3 20 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.04%) Selenium
5 14 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.44%) Hudson
7 10 (1.20%) NUnit
7 10 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.08%) FitNesse
8 9 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.96%) WinDbg
9 8 (0.96%) GDB
9 8 (0.96%) ClearCase
10 7 (0.84%) Bugzilla
10 7 (0.84%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.72%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.72%) MorphX
12 5 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 74 (8.88%) Electronics
2 66 (7.92%) Finance
3 50 (6.00%) Aerospace
4 39 (4.68%) Military
5 37 (4.44%) Advertising
6 32 (3.84%) Manufacturing
7 26 (3.12%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.40%) Retail
9 19 (2.28%) Banking
10 18 (2.16%) Games
11 13 (1.56%) Automotive
12 6 (0.72%) Publishing
12 6 (0.72%) Avionics
12 6 (0.72%) Marketing
13 5 (0.60%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.36%) Billing
16 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 420 (50.42%) Software Engineer
2 313 (37.58%) Developer
3 114 (13.69%) Software Developer
4 112 (13.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 107 (12.85%) C++ Developer
6 61 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 57 (6.84%) Graduate
8 56 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 56 (6.72%) C# Developer
9 45 (5.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 40 (4.80%) Programmer
11 37 (4.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 35 (4.20%) C++ Software Developer
13 31 (3.72%) Analyst
14 30 (3.60%) Junior
15 29 (3.48%) Software Programmer
16 28 (3.36%) Senior C++ Developer
17 27 (3.24%) C++ Programmer
17 27 (3.24%) C# Software Engineer
18 22 (2.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (20.41%) .NET
2 168 (20.17%) HTML
3 104 (12.48%) CSS
4 80 (9.60%) HTML5
5 76 (9.12%) XML
6 67 (8.04%) Web Services
7 56 (6.72%) Spring
8 52 (6.24%) ASP.NET
9 49 (5.88%) jQuery
10 42 (5.04%) Qt
11 41 (4.92%) STL
12 37 (4.44%) WPF
13 35 (4.20%) J2EE
14 29 (3.48%) MFC
15 28 (3.36%) Apache Camel
16 27 (3.24%) Middleware
17 26 (3.12%) REST
18 24 (2.88%) WCF
19 22 (2.64%) Java EE
20 21 (2.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 140 (16.81%) Computer Science
2 131 (15.73%) Mathematics
3 54 (6.48%) Algorithms
4 50 (6.00%) Physics
5 37 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.24%) Embedded Systems
7 24 (2.88%) MPEG
8 22 (2.64%) Client/Server
9 20 (2.40%) Device Driver
10 19 (2.28%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 14 (1.68%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.68%) User Experience
13 13 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
13 13 (1.56%) VHDL
14 12 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
14 12 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.44%) PKI
15 11 (1.32%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 270 (32.41%) Linux
2 194 (23.29%) Windows
3 65 (7.80%) Android
4 60 (7.20%) UNIX
5 43 (5.16%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.68%) CentOS
7 13 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.20%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.84%) Windows Phone 7
11 6 (0.72%) Debian
12 4 (0.48%) HPUX
12 4 (0.48%) Solaris
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.24%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (58.70%) Software Engineering
2 248 (29.77%) OO
3 206 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (17.05%) OOD
5 114 (13.69%) Scrum
6 93 (11.16%) OOP
7 75 (9.00%) TDD
8 56 (6.72%) UML
9 53 (6.36%) Unit Testing
10 52 (6.24%) OOA/OOD
11 50 (6.00%) Signal Processing
12 49 (5.88%) Multithreading
13 44 (5.28%) Software Architecture
14 43 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (5.04%) Digital Signal Processing
16 41 (4.92%) Cyber Security
17 38 (4.56%) Configuration Management
17 38 (4.56%) MVC
18 34 (4.08%) Android Development
19 33 (3.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 360 (43.22%) C#
2 328 (39.38%) C
3 307 (36.85%) Java
4 169 (20.29%) SQL
5 160 (19.21%) Python
6 141 (16.93%) JavaScript
7 61 (7.32%) Perl
8 48 (5.76%) VB
9 45 (5.40%) PHP
9 45 (5.40%) Bash Shell
10 41 (4.92%) Embedded C
11 37 (4.44%) Embedded C++
11 37 (4.44%) Ruby
12 30 (3.60%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.40%) Assembly Language
14 17 (2.04%) VB.NET
15 16 (1.92%) VB6
16 15 (1.80%) Delphi
17 12 (1.44%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.96%) Lua
Qualifications
1 245 (29.41%) Degree
2 142 (17.05%) Security Cleared
3 83 (9.96%) SC Cleared
4 80 (9.60%) DV Cleared
5 22 (2.64%) PhD
6 8 (0.96%) ISEB
6 8 (0.96%) RHCSA
7 5 (0.60%) HND
8 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.80%) QA
2 7 (0.84%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.48%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.24%) TickIT
5 2 (0.24%) JTAG
5 2 (0.24%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (4.32%) Firmware
2 17 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.96%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.72%) Docker
6 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.08%) Puppet
1 9 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.64%) Oracle
3 26 (3.12%) hybris
4 21 (2.52%) VMware
5 19 (2.28%) IBM
6 15 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.84%) Toshiba
7 7 (0.84%) Panasonic
8 6 (0.72%) Wind River
8 6 (0.72%) SIMUL8
8 6 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.72%) SAP
9 5 (0.60%) Sybase
9 5 (0.60%) Citrix
10 4 (0.48%) Adobe
11 3 (0.36%) Genesys
11 3 (0.36%) SolidWorks
11 3 (0.36%) Freescale
12 2 (0.24%) Google
12 2 (0.24%) Xilinx
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Penna Plc
Salary: Industry leading benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago