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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 9 20 2
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 16.00% 4.44% 34.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 6.06% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 12
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +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 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 72.00% 73.33% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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++
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Stafford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 6 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 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) UML
3 8 (44.44%) Device Driver
3 8 (44.44%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) QNX
3 8 (44.44%) OOD
3 8 (44.44%) Middleware
3 8 (44.44%) Nucleus RTOS
3 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) Modbus
4 6 (33.33%) C
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) VxWorks
5 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 3 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) IEC 61508
7 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) Java

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 2 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Modbus
2 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Application Security Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Device Driver
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Nucleus RTOS
2 5 (27.78%) VxWorks
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) UML
3 8 (44.44%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) OOD
3 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) QNX
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle