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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 402 439 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.48% 8.48% 11.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.47% 14.88% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 356 404 621
Average salary £35,600 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
3505 2950 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.53% 57.00% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2628 2783
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,035 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -1 127 £37,500 +4.16% 15
Bristol -13 109 £35,000 +7.69% 29
Dorset -14 54 £31,750 -9.28% 20
Somerset -10 47 £32,500 -3.70% 8
Devon -11 28 £41,750 +28.46% 9
Wiltshire -9 25 £39,500 +12.85% 5
Cornwall 0 6 £45,000 +28.57%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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++.

1 497 (57.46%) Software Engineering
2 414 (47.86%) C#
3 404 (46.71%) C
4 400 (46.24%) Java
5 284 (32.83%) Degree
6 271 (31.33%) Linux
7 239 (27.63%) Computer Science
8 234 (27.05%) Windows
9 214 (24.74%) OO
10 202 (23.35%) Security Cleared
11 189 (21.85%) SQL
12 156 (18.03%) .NET
12 156 (18.03%) Python
13 143 (16.53%) HTML
14 138 (15.95%) JavaScript
15 132 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
16 128 (14.80%) UNIX
17 127 (14.68%) XML
18 118 (13.64%) Mathematics
19 109 (12.60%) UML
20 102 (11.79%) OOD
21 99 (11.45%) J2EE
22 97 (11.21%) TDD
23 92 (10.64%) DV Cleared
24 89 (10.29%) Oracle
24 89 (10.29%) Scrum
25 88 (10.17%) iOS Development
26 86 (9.94%) Spring
27 83 (9.60%) Microsoft
28 81 (9.36%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 45 (5.20%) WebLogic
2 20 (2.31%) Apache
3 9 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.92%) Node.js
4 8 (0.92%) IIS
5 3 (0.35%) CMS
5 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.23%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 51 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.20%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.92%) NASTRAN
4 6 (0.69%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) Revit
5 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) AWD
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.20%) HTTP
2 44 (5.09%) TCP/IP
3 33 (3.82%) Network Security
4 24 (2.77%) Wireless
5 22 (2.54%) LTE
6 21 (2.43%) SAN
7 20 (2.31%) IPv6
8 19 (2.20%) DHCP
9 18 (2.08%) IPv4
10 17 (1.97%) Internet
11 16 (1.85%) Ethernet
12 15 (1.73%) SSL
12 15 (1.73%) 4G
13 12 (1.39%) VoIP
13 12 (1.39%) NFC
14 9 (1.04%) WAN
14 9 (1.04%) VoLTE
15 7 (0.81%) SS7
16 6 (0.69%) LAN
16 6 (0.69%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.13%) MySQL
3 32 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (2.31%) RDBMS
6 16 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.92%) Apache Accumulo
9 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.81%) SQLite
10 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.69%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.23%) Ingres
12 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (8.79%) Visual Studio
2 40 (4.62%) Subversion
3 26 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.66%) GCC
5 22 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (2.43%) GDB
7 14 (1.62%) JUnit
8 13 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 13 (1.50%) MSBuild
9 11 (1.27%) JIRA
10 10 (1.16%) PVCS
10 10 (1.16%) ClearCase
10 10 (1.16%) Bugzilla
11 9 (1.04%) Maven
12 8 (0.92%) Ant
13 7 (0.81%) Selenium
13 7 (0.81%) NUnit
13 7 (0.81%) NetBeans
13 7 (0.81%) JMeter
14 6 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 70 (8.09%) Telecoms
2 68 (7.86%) Finance
2 68 (7.86%) Aerospace
3 62 (7.17%) Electronics
4 49 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 36 (4.16%) Games
6 29 (3.35%) Military
7 21 (2.43%) Retail
8 14 (1.62%) Banking
9 11 (1.27%) Automotive
10 10 (1.16%) Advertising
11 9 (1.04%) Marketing
12 4 (0.46%) Law
13 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 341 (39.42%) Software Engineer
2 321 (37.11%) Developer
3 89 (10.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 88 (10.17%) Graduate
5 86 (9.94%) Software Developer
6 67 (7.75%) C++ Developer
7 64 (7.40%) Java Developer
8 63 (7.28%) Junior
9 54 (6.24%) C# Developer
9 54 (6.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 45 (5.20%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 41 (4.74%) iOS Developer
12 32 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
12 32 (3.70%) Senior Developer
13 29 (3.35%) Graduate Developer
14 26 (3.01%) Junior Developer
15 24 (2.77%) Consultant
16 22 (2.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 22 (2.54%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 21 (2.43%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (18.03%) .NET
2 143 (16.53%) HTML
3 127 (14.68%) XML
4 99 (11.45%) J2EE
5 86 (9.94%) Spring
6 68 (7.86%) Qt
7 58 (6.71%) CSS
8 57 (6.59%) JSON
9 56 (6.47%) Hibernate
9 56 (6.47%) ASP.NET
10 52 (6.01%) HTML5
11 47 (5.43%) STL
12 43 (4.97%) Web Services
13 41 (4.74%) jQuery
14 39 (4.51%) EJB
15 31 (3.58%) WPF
16 28 (3.24%) SOAP
17 27 (3.12%) RESTful
18 26 (3.01%) iOS SDK
19 24 (2.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 239 (27.63%) Computer Science
2 118 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 70 (8.09%) Mobile App
4 55 (6.36%) Embedded Systems
5 50 (5.78%) iPhone
6 34 (3.93%) Digital Media
7 27 (3.12%) Physics
8 26 (3.01%) Device Driver
9 21 (2.43%) Firmware
10 20 (2.31%) PKI
11 19 (2.20%) iPad
12 12 (1.39%) Xbox
13 11 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (1.27%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.16%) CAN bus
15 9 (1.04%) GIS
16 6 (0.69%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.69%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.69%) CCTV
17 5 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 271 (31.33%) Linux
2 234 (27.05%) Windows
3 128 (14.80%) UNIX
4 81 (9.36%) Android
5 80 (9.25%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.01%) Solaris
7 24 (2.77%) HPUX
8 21 (2.43%) Windows CE
9 14 (1.62%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.04%) VxWorks
11 8 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.81%) Debian
12 7 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.58%) SUSE
14 5 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (57.46%) Software Engineering
2 214 (24.74%) OO
3 132 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (12.60%) UML
5 102 (11.79%) OOD
6 97 (11.21%) TDD
7 89 (10.29%) Scrum
8 88 (10.17%) iOS Development
9 78 (9.02%) OOP
10 59 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (6.82%) Web Development
11 49 (5.66%) Multithreading
12 48 (5.55%) MVC
13 47 (5.43%) Unit Testing
14 44 (5.09%) Cyber Security
15 43 (4.97%) OOA/OOD
16 42 (4.86%) Android Development
17 35 (4.05%) CAD
18 34 (3.93%) Software Testing
18 34 (3.93%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 414 (47.86%) C#
2 404 (46.71%) C
3 400 (46.24%) Java
4 189 (21.85%) SQL
5 156 (18.03%) Python
6 138 (15.95%) JavaScript
7 73 (8.44%) VB
8 60 (6.94%) Perl
9 59 (6.82%) Ruby
10 58 (6.71%) Objective-C
11 55 (6.36%) PHP
12 54 (6.24%) Shell Script
13 42 (4.86%) VB.NET
14 29 (3.35%) Assembly Language
15 28 (3.24%) VC++
16 24 (2.77%) Ada
17 23 (2.66%) Embedded C
18 20 (2.31%) Embedded C++
18 20 (2.31%) Bash Shell
19 18 (2.08%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 284 (32.83%) Degree
2 202 (23.35%) Security Cleared
3 92 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 74 (8.55%) SC Cleared
5 30 (3.47%) PhD
6 20 (2.31%) ISEB
7 11 (1.27%) HND
8 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.04%) CEH
10 8 (0.92%) MCPD
10 8 (0.92%) MCTS
11 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.12%) APMP
12 1 (0.12%) MCP
12 1 (0.12%) HNC
12 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.12%) CCNP
12 1 (0.12%) CCNA
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.01%) QA
2 11 (1.27%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.35%) TickIT
3 3 (0.35%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.12%) DICOM
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (2.31%) Hyper-V
2 15 (1.73%) vSphere
2 15 (1.73%) VMware ESX
3 12 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.58%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (1.73%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.23%) nmon
2 2 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (10.29%) Oracle
2 83 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.70%) VMware
4 29 (3.35%) Google
5 28 (3.24%) BT
6 26 (3.01%) hybris
6 26 (3.01%) Red Hat
7 24 (2.77%) Citrix
8 22 (2.54%) Cisco
9 19 (2.20%) JBoss
9 19 (2.20%) HP
10 15 (1.73%) Brocade
10 15 (1.73%) Apple
10 15 (1.73%) NetApp
10 15 (1.73%) Veritas
10 15 (1.73%) Symantec
11 12 (1.39%) Facebook
12 8 (0.92%) Borland
12 8 (0.92%) Embarcadero
13 7 (0.81%) Intel
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago