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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 37 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 365 374 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.16% 6.82% 10.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.98% 11.68% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 319 345 537
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 £45,000 £45,000
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
3325 3201 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.09% 58.34% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2856 3025
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +9 122 £40,000 +14.28% 25
Gloucestershire -7 79 £40,000 - 21
Dorset -14 56 £32,500 - 28
Somerset +4 39 £34,500 +6.15% 21
Devon +9 34 £35,000 +40.00% 11
Wiltshire -26 25 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Cornwall +1 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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++.

1 520 (62.42%) Software Engineering
2 379 (45.50%) C#
3 295 (35.41%) C
4 289 (34.69%) Degree
5 283 (33.97%) Java
6 264 (31.69%) OO
7 240 (28.81%) Linux
8 224 (26.89%) Windows
9 193 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
10 179 (21.49%) .NET
11 175 (21.01%) HTML
12 160 (19.21%) Computer Science
13 153 (18.37%) SQL
14 150 (18.01%) OOD
15 140 (16.81%) Scrum
16 136 (16.33%) Python
17 135 (16.21%) JavaScript
17 135 (16.21%) Mathematics
18 131 (15.73%) Security Cleared
19 125 (15.01%) OOP
20 100 (12.00%) SQL Server
21 93 (11.16%) XML
22 88 (10.56%) CSS
23 80 (9.60%) Microsoft
24 79 (9.48%) TDD
25 74 (8.88%) Unit Testing
26 72 (8.64%) Android
27 71 (8.52%) SC Cleared
27 71 (8.52%) UNIX
27 71 (8.52%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.80%) IIS
3 11 (1.32%) Node.js
4 9 (1.08%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.60%) Apache
6 4 (0.48%) JBoss
7 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.36%) CMS
7 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.24%) SAS
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 51 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.32%) MS Office
4 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.48%) NASTRAN
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.84%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.48%) Summit
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) AWD
4 1 (0.12%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 20 (2.40%) Internet
3 12 (1.44%) DLNA
4 11 (1.32%) SSL
4 11 (1.32%) Wireless
5 10 (1.20%) NFC
5 10 (1.20%) Wireshark
5 10 (1.20%) tcpdump
6 8 (0.96%) Firewall
6 8 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.72%) HTTP
8 5 (0.60%) IPv4
8 5 (0.60%) IPv6
8 5 (0.60%) LAN
8 5 (0.60%) GPRS
9 4 (0.48%) SMS
9 4 (0.48%) WAN
9 4 (0.48%) ADSL
9 4 (0.48%) PPP
9 4 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.04%) MySQL
3 24 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.04%) Big Data
7 16 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.08%) Apache Accumulo
12 8 (0.96%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.72%) SQLite
15 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
17 1 (0.12%) Star Schema
17 1 (0.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.24%) NUnit
2 27 (3.24%) Subversion
3 24 (2.88%) JUnit
4 20 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.68%) Selenium
6 13 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.96%) GDB
9 7 (0.84%) GCC
9 7 (0.84%) MSBuild
9 7 (0.84%) Jasmine
9 7 (0.84%) Bugzilla
9 7 (0.84%) MorphX
9 7 (0.84%) Maven
10 6 (0.72%) Hudson
11 5 (0.60%) WinDbg
11 5 (0.60%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.48%) JIRA
12 4 (0.48%) C++Builder
General
1 59 (7.08%) Electronics
2 57 (6.84%) Finance
3 55 (6.60%) Aerospace
4 34 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 29 (3.48%) Games
6 27 (3.24%) Military
7 25 (3.00%) Advertising
7 25 (3.00%) Banking
8 22 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.28%) Retail
10 12 (1.44%) Automotive
11 9 (1.08%) Marketing
12 5 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Law
16 1 (0.12%) Publishing
16 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 432 (51.86%) Software Engineer
2 292 (35.05%) Developer
3 132 (15.85%) C++ Software Engineer
4 104 (12.48%) Software Developer
5 89 (10.68%) C++ Developer
6 80 (9.60%) Senior Software Engineer
7 54 (6.48%) Senior Developer
8 52 (6.24%) Graduate
9 43 (5.16%) C# Developer
10 30 (3.60%) C# Software Engineer
11 29 (3.48%) Programmer
12 27 (3.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 26 (3.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 25 (3.00%) Junior
14 25 (3.00%) Analyst
15 24 (2.88%) C++ Software Developer
15 24 (2.88%) Java Developer
16 23 (2.76%) iOS Developer
17 22 (2.64%) C++ Programmer
18 20 (2.40%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (21.49%) .NET
2 175 (21.01%) HTML
3 93 (11.16%) XML
4 88 (10.56%) CSS
5 65 (7.80%) ASP.NET
6 64 (7.68%) HTML5
7 58 (6.96%) Spring
8 56 (6.72%) Web Services
9 52 (6.24%) Qt
10 45 (5.40%) WPF
11 37 (4.44%) STL
12 34 (4.08%) jQuery
13 31 (3.72%) MFC
14 29 (3.48%) JSON
14 29 (3.48%) .NET Framework
15 28 (3.36%) WCF
16 27 (3.24%) J2EE
17 21 (2.52%) Java EE
18 19 (2.28%) AngularJS
18 19 (2.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 160 (19.21%) Computer Science
2 135 (16.21%) Mathematics
3 50 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 42 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.68%) Physics
6 28 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
7 27 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.88%) iPhone
8 24 (2.88%) iPad
9 23 (2.76%) Data Structures
9 23 (2.76%) Client/Server
9 23 (2.76%) MPEG
10 19 (2.28%) Device Driver
11 18 (2.16%) User Experience
12 14 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 14 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (1.32%) VHDL
13 11 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
13 11 (1.32%) Neural Network
14 10 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 240 (28.81%) Linux
2 224 (26.89%) Windows
3 72 (8.64%) Android
4 71 (8.52%) UNIX
5 61 (7.32%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.68%) CentOS
7 13 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.44%) Windows Phone
9 11 (1.32%) Debian
10 10 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.20%) Windows Phone 7
11 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.48%) SUSE
13 4 (0.48%) HPUX
13 4 (0.48%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (62.42%) Software Engineering
2 264 (31.69%) OO
3 193 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (18.01%) OOD
5 140 (16.81%) Scrum
6 125 (15.01%) OOP
7 79 (9.48%) TDD
8 74 (8.88%) Unit Testing
9 60 (7.20%) UML
10 56 (6.72%) Multithreading
11 54 (6.48%) OOA/OOD
12 47 (5.64%) MVC
13 40 (4.80%) Software Architecture
14 39 (4.68%) Signal Processing
15 38 (4.56%) Pair Programming
16 37 (4.44%) Digital Signal Processing
17 35 (4.20%) Mentoring
18 34 (4.08%) iOS Development
19 32 (3.84%) Android Development
20 31 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 379 (45.50%) C#
2 295 (35.41%) C
3 283 (33.97%) Java
4 153 (18.37%) SQL
5 136 (16.33%) Python
6 135 (16.21%) JavaScript
7 44 (5.28%) Objective-C
7 44 (5.28%) Perl
8 41 (4.92%) VB
9 37 (4.44%) PHP
10 36 (4.32%) Bash Shell
11 32 (3.84%) VB.NET
12 31 (3.72%) Ruby
13 20 (2.40%) Embedded C
13 20 (2.40%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.04%) Delphi
14 17 (2.04%) Assembly Language
15 15 (1.80%) Embedded C++
15 15 (1.80%) VB6
16 12 (1.44%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 289 (34.69%) Degree
2 131 (15.73%) Security Cleared
3 71 (8.52%) SC Cleared
4 69 (8.28%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.40%) PhD
6 14 (1.68%) HND
7 10 (1.20%) ISEB
8 8 (0.96%) RHCSA
9 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.36%) HNC
11 1 (0.12%) MCP
11 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.12%) MBA
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.44%) QA
2 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.48%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.24%) JTAG
4 2 (0.24%) TickIT
4 2 (0.24%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.24%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (2.28%) Firmware
2 10 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.48%) Samba
4 4 (0.48%) Docker
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (0.96%) Puppet
2 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.52%) Oracle
3 34 (4.08%) hybris
4 19 (2.28%) Red Hat
5 13 (1.56%) VMware
5 13 (1.56%) Google
6 12 (1.44%) Apple
7 10 (1.20%) IBM
8 8 (0.96%) Adobe
9 6 (0.72%) Wind River
9 6 (0.72%) SIMUL8
10 5 (0.60%) SAP
11 4 (0.48%) Xilinx
11 4 (0.48%) Citrix
11 4 (0.48%) Intel
12 3 (0.36%) Freescale
12 3 (0.36%) Genesys
12 3 (0.36%) Toshiba
12 3 (0.36%) Panasonic
13 2 (0.24%) Zend
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