The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 9 21 3
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 21.21% 2.38% 35.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 3.13% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 12
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stafford region.

Programming Languages Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 81.82% 76.19% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 32 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

C++
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Stafford region.

C++ Salary Trend in Stafford

C++
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Stafford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 13 (65.00%) UML
2 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (45.00%) Device Driver
3 9 (45.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 9 (45.00%) OO
3 9 (45.00%) OOD
3 9 (45.00%) Middleware
3 9 (45.00%) QNX
3 9 (45.00%) Software Architecture
4 8 (40.00%) C
5 7 (35.00%) Modbus
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) VxWorks
6 6 (30.00%) Validation
7 5 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (20.00%) IEC 61508
8 4 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) Coaching
8 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Modbus
2 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Application Security Specialist
4 5 (25.00%) Security Specialist
4 5 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Real Time Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Middleware
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Device Driver
2 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (30.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) UML
2 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (45.00%) Software Architecture
3 9 (45.00%) OO
3 9 (45.00%) OOD
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
5 5 (25.00%) Information Security
5 5 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Coaching
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) QNX