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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 15 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 10.17% 7.46% 41.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 10.87% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 12
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 88.14% 68.66% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 25
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) SCADA
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Modbus
4 2 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) QNX
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) UML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) SCADA
2 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) QNX
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