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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 30 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 408 403 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.76% 6.95% 7.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.76% 12.53% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 325 341 432
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2966 3215 3319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.39% 55.42% 56.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 2770 2859
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 164 £49,000 +8.88% 25
Bristol +13 109 £40,000 +2.56% 14
Devon +18 48 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Wiltshire -13 30 £35,000 -8.49% 6
Dorset -12 20 £45,000 +2.85% 8
Somerset -30 20 £37,500 +7.14% 7
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C++.

1 441 (53.91%) Java
2 399 (48.78%) Software Engineering
3 341 (41.69%) C#
4 318 (38.88%) C
5 281 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
6 249 (30.44%) Python
7 241 (29.46%) Degree
8 240 (29.34%) Security Cleared
9 229 (28.00%) SQL
10 216 (26.41%) Linux
11 185 (22.62%) HTML
12 183 (22.37%) Windows
13 181 (22.13%) JavaScript
14 174 (21.27%) .NET
15 158 (19.32%) DV Cleared
16 142 (17.36%) OO
17 132 (16.14%) Cybersecurity
18 128 (15.65%) Telecoms
19 123 (15.04%) Mathematics
20 117 (14.30%) Computer Science
21 112 (13.69%) Unix
22 109 (13.33%) SQL Server
23 106 (12.96%) XML
24 101 (12.35%) Android
24 101 (12.35%) Big Data
25 97 (11.86%) SDLC
26 96 (11.74%) Oracle
27 94 (11.49%) CSS
28 92 (11.25%) Scrum
29 91 (11.12%) Analytical Skills

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (5.26%) IIS
2 32 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.67%) Apache Spark
3 30 (3.67%) OpenStack
3 30 (3.67%) SAS
4 29 (3.55%) Node.js
5 23 (2.81%) WebLogic
6 22 (2.69%) JBoss
7 20 (2.44%) Apache Pig
8 17 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.10%) Apache
10 8 (0.98%) Confluence
11 7 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.37%) Drupal
12 3 (0.37%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.37%) Moodle
12 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.37%) WordPress
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.08%) SPSS
3 3 (0.37%) MS Office
4 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (1.83%) SAP Business One
2 12 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.49%) Magento
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.24%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.96%) SaaS
3 10 (1.22%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.10%) GitHub
5 8 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.23%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.57%) Internet
3 16 (1.96%) Firewall
4 10 (1.22%) Network Security
4 10 (1.22%) Wireless
5 9 (1.10%) LAN
5 9 (1.10%) WAN
6 8 (0.98%) DNS
7 7 (0.86%) SSL
8 6 (0.73%) HTTP
9 5 (0.61%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.61%) LTE
10 4 (0.49%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.49%) RS-485
10 4 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (0.49%) Wideband
10 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.37%) 2G
11 3 (0.37%) RTP
11 3 (0.37%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 101 (12.35%) Big Data
3 81 (9.90%) MongoDB
4 76 (9.29%) Hadoop
5 65 (7.95%) NoSQL
6 33 (4.03%) MySQL
7 31 (3.79%) Data Mining
8 26 (3.18%) Apache Hive
9 20 (2.44%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.08%) SQLite
12 15 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.22%) Apache Accumulo
16 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database
18 7 (0.86%) Neo4j
18 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 73 (8.92%) JIRA
2 53 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (5.38%) Selenium
4 41 (5.01%) Visual Studio
5 29 (3.55%) JUnit
6 26 (3.18%) Cucumber
7 25 (3.06%) Subversion
8 21 (2.57%) Eclipse
9 18 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (2.20%) Git (software)
10 16 (1.96%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.96%) NUnit
10 16 (1.96%) WebDriver
11 10 (1.22%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.73%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.73%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.61%) FinalBuilder
13 5 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.49%) CppUnit
14 4 (0.49%) TestNG
General
1 128 (15.65%) Telecoms
2 72 (8.80%) Finance
3 56 (6.85%) Electronics
4 50 (6.11%) Manufacturing
5 34 (4.16%) Aerospace
6 31 (3.79%) Games
7 21 (2.57%) Advertising
8 18 (2.20%) Automotive
8 18 (2.20%) Marketing
9 14 (1.71%) Military
10 9 (1.10%) Law
11 7 (0.86%) Legal
12 5 (0.61%) Banking
13 4 (0.49%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) Avionics
14 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 321 (39.24%) Developer
2 259 (31.66%) Software Engineer
3 132 (16.14%) Software Developer
4 107 (13.08%) C++ Software Engineer
5 105 (12.84%) C++ Developer
6 87 (10.64%) C# Developer
7 64 (7.82%) .NET Developer
8 63 (7.70%) Java Engineer
9 51 (6.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 50 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 49 (5.99%) Test Engineer
12 48 (5.87%) Java Developer
13 47 (5.75%) Senior Developer
14 43 (5.26%) Graduate
14 43 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
15 40 (4.89%) Software Test Engineer
16 38 (4.65%) C++ Software Developer
17 32 (3.91%) Analyst
18 28 (3.42%) Architect
18 28 (3.42%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (22.62%) HTML
2 174 (21.27%) .NET
3 106 (12.96%) XML
4 94 (11.49%) CSS
5 89 (10.88%) ASP.NET
6 73 (8.92%) AngularJS
7 61 (7.46%) J2EE
8 52 (6.36%) Web Services
9 51 (6.23%) HTML5
10 50 (6.11%) .NET Framework
11 45 (5.50%) Java EE
12 44 (5.38%) Hibernate
13 38 (4.65%) EJB
14 32 (3.91%) jQuery
15 27 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (3.30%) STL
16 26 (3.18%) Qt
16 26 (3.18%) Spring
17 25 (3.06%) MFC
18 24 (2.93%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 123 (15.04%) Mathematics
2 117 (14.30%) Computer Science
3 91 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (6.72%) Algorithms
5 45 (5.50%) Physics
6 44 (5.38%) Digital Media
7 42 (5.13%) Visualisation
8 40 (4.89%) Cybercrime
9 30 (3.67%) Mobile App
10 29 (3.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 29 (3.55%) VHDL
11 20 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
12 19 (2.32%) User Experience
13 17 (2.08%) Cryptography
13 17 (2.08%) iPhone
14 12 (1.47%) Internet of Things
14 12 (1.47%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.47%) Verilog
15 11 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
16 10 (1.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 216 (26.41%) Linux
2 183 (22.37%) Windows
3 112 (13.69%) Unix
4 101 (12.35%) Android
5 85 (10.39%) Apple iOS
6 29 (3.55%) Windows Server
7 25 (3.06%) Mac OS X
8 24 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.96%) Windows Phone
10 13 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.86%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.49%) Debian
16 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.37%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.24%) Solaris
17 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (48.78%) Software Engineering
2 281 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (17.36%) OO
4 132 (16.14%) Cybersecurity
5 97 (11.86%) SDLC
6 92 (11.25%) Scrum
7 80 (9.78%) Mentoring
8 78 (9.54%) UML
9 66 (8.07%) Analytics
10 64 (7.82%) Reverse Engineering
11 60 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (7.09%) Automated Testing
13 56 (6.85%) Data Analytics
14 54 (6.60%) MVC
15 52 (6.36%) ITIL
15 52 (6.36%) OOP
16 41 (5.01%) Unit Testing
17 38 (4.65%) Web Development
18 35 (4.28%) Multithreading
19 33 (4.03%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 441 (53.91%) Java
2 341 (41.69%) C#
3 318 (38.88%) C
4 249 (30.44%) Python
5 229 (28.00%) SQL
6 181 (22.13%) JavaScript
7 82 (10.02%) VB
8 81 (9.90%) Perl
9 80 (9.78%) Ruby
10 72 (8.80%) Objective-C
11 49 (5.99%) R
12 44 (5.38%) MATLAB
12 44 (5.38%) VB6
13 37 (4.52%) Bash Shell
14 34 (4.16%) Scala
15 27 (3.30%) PHP
16 23 (2.81%) VC++
17 20 (2.44%) VB.NET
18 19 (2.32%) Embedded C++
19 18 (2.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 241 (29.46%) Degree
2 240 (29.34%) Security Cleared
3 158 (19.32%) DV Cleared
4 81 (9.90%) SC Cleared
5 36 (4.40%) PhD
6 27 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.96%) MCPD
8 15 (1.83%) MCTS
9 13 (1.59%) GIAC
10 12 (1.47%) CISSP
10 12 (1.47%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.34%) ISEB
12 10 (1.22%) CEH
13 9 (1.10%) CCNA
13 9 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (1.10%) Linux+ Certification
13 9 (1.10%) MCSE
13 9 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
13 9 (1.10%) SANS
13 9 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.52%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) MISRA
3 3 (0.37%) Def Stans
3 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 25 (3.06%) Firmware
2 13 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (0.49%) Nessus
2 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (11.74%) Oracle
2 84 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.30%) SAP
4 16 (1.96%) Apple
4 16 (1.96%) VMware
5 13 (1.59%) IBM
6 11 (1.34%) Atlassian
7 8 (0.98%) Google
8 3 (0.37%) Capita
8 3 (0.37%) Veracode
8 3 (0.37%) Zend
9 2 (0.24%) Cisco
9 2 (0.24%) Perforce
9 2 (0.24%) QNX
9 2 (0.24%) Rally
9 2 (0.24%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.24%) Sun
10 1 (0.12%) BT
10 1 (0.12%) ESRI
10 1 (0.12%) Toshiba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + £7K Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £30500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Sitotek
Salary: Unspecified 25 days holiday, plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Abide Financial
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago