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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 33 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 422 471 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.65% 7.95% 10.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.09% 13.66% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 367 442 557
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £46,000 £46,250
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
3491 3448 3340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.98% 58.21% 58.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3057 3073 3001
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Bristol -2 133 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Gloucestershire -9 101 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Somerset +10 61 £34,500 +2.61% 11
Dorset -16 49 £32,500 - 8
Devon -2 36 £34,500 -13.75% 4
Wiltshire -6 28 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Cornwall +2 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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++.

1 508 (61.13%) Software Engineering
2 373 (44.89%) C#
3 328 (39.47%) C
4 294 (35.38%) Java
5 292 (35.14%) Degree
6 253 (30.45%) OO
7 235 (28.28%) Linux
8 221 (26.59%) Windows
9 202 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
10 186 (22.38%) Computer Science
11 166 (19.98%) HTML
12 163 (19.61%) .NET
13 144 (17.33%) Python
14 142 (17.09%) Security Cleared
15 139 (16.73%) SQL
15 139 (16.73%) OOD
15 139 (16.73%) Scrum
16 138 (16.61%) Mathematics
17 128 (15.40%) JavaScript
18 113 (13.60%) OOP
19 103 (12.39%) XML
20 91 (10.95%) SQL Server
21 87 (10.47%) UNIX
22 86 (10.35%) Oracle
23 84 (10.11%) CSS
24 81 (9.75%) Android
25 79 (9.51%) TDD
26 78 (9.39%) Apple iOS
27 77 (9.27%) SC Cleared
28 75 (9.03%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (1.68%) Node.js
2 12 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.08%) Apache
4 8 (0.96%) JBoss
4 8 (0.96%) IIS
4 8 (0.96%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.48%) CMS
6 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.96%) MS Office
4 4 (0.48%) NASTRAN
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.48%) Summit
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.50%) TCP/IP
2 23 (2.77%) Internet
3 17 (2.05%) NFC
4 12 (1.44%) Wireless
5 11 (1.32%) DLNA
5 11 (1.32%) SSL
6 10 (1.20%) IPv4
6 10 (1.20%) IPv6
7 8 (0.96%) WAN
8 7 (0.84%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.72%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.72%) LAN
9 6 (0.72%) GPRS
9 6 (0.72%) tcpdump
10 5 (0.60%) ADSL
10 5 (0.60%) SMS
10 5 (0.60%) HTTP
10 5 (0.60%) PPP
11 4 (0.48%) DHCP
11 4 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.97%) MySQL
3 30 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.29%) RDBMS
6 16 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.68%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.32%) Apache Accumulo
9 8 (0.96%) SQLite
9 8 (0.96%) Big Data
10 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.48%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.48%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.12%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.12%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.01%) NUnit
2 25 (3.01%) Subversion
3 21 (2.53%) JUnit
4 16 (1.93%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.56%) GDB
6 11 (1.32%) GCC
6 11 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.96%) Maven
8 8 (0.96%) MSBuild
9 6 (0.72%) Selenium
9 6 (0.72%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.60%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.60%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.60%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.48%) C++Builder
12 3 (0.36%) JMeter
12 3 (0.36%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 71 (8.54%) Aerospace
2 62 (7.46%) Electronics
3 45 (5.42%) Finance
4 40 (4.81%) Games
5 36 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.01%) Banking
6 25 (3.01%) Military
7 21 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.05%) Retail
9 14 (1.68%) Automotive
10 11 (1.32%) Marketing
11 10 (1.20%) Advertising
12 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Publishing
14 3 (0.36%) Law
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 416 (50.06%) Software Engineer
2 289 (34.78%) Developer
3 129 (15.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 95 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 82 (9.87%) C++ Developer
6 78 (9.39%) Senior Software Engineer
7 65 (7.82%) Graduate
8 47 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 39 (4.69%) C# Developer
10 37 (4.45%) iOS Developer
11 33 (3.97%) Java Developer
11 33 (3.97%) Junior
12 30 (3.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 27 (3.25%) Programmer
14 22 (2.65%) C# Software Engineer
15 21 (2.53%) C++ Programmer
15 21 (2.53%) C++ Software Developer
16 18 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
17 17 (2.05%) Consultant
17 17 (2.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (19.98%) HTML
2 163 (19.61%) .NET
3 103 (12.39%) XML
4 84 (10.11%) CSS
5 64 (7.70%) HTML5
6 57 (6.86%) Qt
7 56 (6.74%) ASP.NET
8 55 (6.62%) Spring
9 47 (5.66%) Web Services
10 42 (5.05%) JSON
10 42 (5.05%) J2EE
11 37 (4.45%) WPF
12 35 (4.21%) STL
13 32 (3.85%) jQuery
14 28 (3.37%) MFC
15 26 (3.13%) WCF
16 24 (2.89%) SOAP
17 23 (2.77%) Ajax
18 22 (2.65%) .NET Framework
19 21 (2.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 186 (22.38%) Computer Science
2 138 (16.61%) Mathematics
3 54 (6.50%) Algorithms
4 41 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.57%) Physics
5 38 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 35 (4.21%) iPhone
7 33 (3.97%) iPad
8 32 (3.85%) Data Structures
9 27 (3.25%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (2.77%) User Experience
11 19 (2.29%) Device Driver
12 18 (2.17%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.81%) MPEG
14 12 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
15 11 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 9 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
16 9 (1.08%) VHDL
17 7 (0.84%) Open Source
17 7 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 235 (28.28%) Linux
2 221 (26.59%) Windows
3 87 (10.47%) UNIX
4 81 (9.75%) Android
5 78 (9.39%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.68%) Windows Phone
7 12 (1.44%) Windows Phone 7
8 11 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.84%) Debian
9 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.84%) HPUX
9 7 (0.84%) Solaris
9 7 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.60%) SUSE
10 5 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.60%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (61.13%) Software Engineering
2 253 (30.45%) OO
3 202 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (16.73%) OOD
4 139 (16.73%) Scrum
5 113 (13.60%) OOP
6 79 (9.51%) TDD
7 73 (8.78%) Unit Testing
8 65 (7.82%) UML
9 60 (7.22%) OOA/OOD
10 57 (6.86%) Multithreading
11 48 (5.78%) iOS Development
12 46 (5.54%) MVC
13 37 (4.45%) Software Architecture
14 34 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (4.09%) Pair Programming
15 32 (3.85%) Software Testing
15 32 (3.85%) Android Development
16 30 (3.61%) Automated Testing
16 30 (3.61%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 373 (44.89%) C#
2 328 (39.47%) C
3 294 (35.38%) Java
4 144 (17.33%) Python
5 139 (16.73%) SQL
6 128 (15.40%) JavaScript
7 56 (6.74%) Objective-C
8 54 (6.50%) Perl
9 44 (5.29%) Ruby
10 34 (4.09%) Bash Shell
11 31 (3.73%) VB
11 31 (3.73%) VB.NET
12 30 (3.61%) Shell Script
13 27 (3.25%) Assembly Language
14 23 (2.77%) PHP
15 21 (2.53%) Embedded C
16 19 (2.29%) VC++
17 18 (2.17%) Fortran
17 18 (2.17%) Embedded C++
18 17 (2.05%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 292 (35.14%) Degree
2 142 (17.09%) Security Cleared
3 77 (9.27%) SC Cleared
4 74 (8.90%) DV Cleared
5 24 (2.89%) PhD
6 13 (1.56%) HND
7 11 (1.32%) ISEB
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.48%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.36%) HNC
10 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.12%) MBA
11 1 (0.12%) MCP
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.20%) QA
2 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.48%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.24%) TickIT
5 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (2.05%) Firmware
2 10 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.60%) Samba
4 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.48%) Docker
4 4 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.48%) NetBackup
1 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
1 4 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 86 (10.35%) Oracle
2 75 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.61%) hybris
4 23 (2.77%) Google
5 21 (2.53%) Apple
6 14 (1.68%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.56%) VMware
8 8 (0.96%) Adobe
9 7 (0.84%) Citrix
10 6 (0.72%) IBM
11 5 (0.60%) Intel
11 5 (0.60%) HP
12 4 (0.48%) Brocade
12 4 (0.48%) Xilinx
12 4 (0.48%) SAP
12 4 (0.48%) Cisco
12 4 (0.48%) NetApp
12 4 (0.48%) Veritas
12 4 (0.48%) Symantec
12 4 (0.48%) SIMUL8
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 Day Holiday Pension Flexi-hour
Posted: Yesterday
Exmouth, Devon
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus and Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: 6 days ago