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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 23 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 1.33% 8.70% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 9.76% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
52 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 69.33% 89.13% 65.96%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 22
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) OOD
3 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 6 (40.00%) QNX
3 6 (40.00%) Device Driver
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Modbus
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
4 4 (26.67%) Simulink
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Physics
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) HTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (26.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Modbus
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Security Specialist
1 6 (40.00%) Application Security Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) OOD
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) API Development
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (20.00%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) QNX