The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 57 36 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.95% 5.99% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 8.21% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 11
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £38,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
C++
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
392 524 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 60.96% 72.98% 61.78%
Number of salaries quoted 340 423 361
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £56,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

C++ Salary Trend in Staffordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

C++
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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
Stoke-on-Trent -2 5 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Stafford -3 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 33 (71.74%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 22 (47.83%) .NET
4 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
5 19 (41.30%) Middleware
6 18 (39.13%) C#
7 16 (34.78%) Erlang
7 16 (34.78%) Functional Programming
8 15 (32.61%) SQL
8 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
9 13 (28.26%) Internet
9 13 (28.26%) Multithreading
9 13 (28.26%) Degree
9 13 (28.26%) Mathematics
9 13 (28.26%) Algorithms
10 12 (26.09%) Scala
10 12 (26.09%) Low Latency
10 12 (26.09%) Haskell
10 12 (26.09%) Linux
11 11 (23.91%) C
11 11 (23.91%) Data Structures
12 10 (21.74%) HTML
12 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
13 9 (19.57%) UML
14 8 (17.39%) OO
14 8 (17.39%) Oracle
14 8 (17.39%) PHP
14 8 (17.39%) Automated Testing
14 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
14 8 (17.39%) Information Security

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (13.04%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
2 13 (28.26%) Internet
3 6 (13.04%) Modbus
4 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
1 6 (13.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Software Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Applications Specialist
3 8 (17.39%) Security Specialist
3 8 (17.39%) Application Security Specialist
4 7 (15.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Server Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Graduate
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Programmer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Development Team Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) Middleware
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.74%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.17%) Sass
6 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) JDBC
6 1 (2.17%) JSP
6 1 (2.17%) Servlets
6 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
2 13 (28.26%) Mathematics
2 13 (28.26%) Algorithms
3 11 (23.91%) Data Structures
4 7 (15.22%) Device Driver
5 4 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.35%) Physics
6 2 (4.35%) VHDL
7 1 (2.17%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) Functional Programming
3 13 (28.26%) Multithreading
4 12 (26.09%) Low Latency
5 9 (19.57%) UML
6 8 (17.39%) OO
6 8 (17.39%) Information Security
6 8 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Software Architecture
7 7 (15.22%) OOD
7 7 (15.22%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) API Development
8 2 (4.35%) Signal Processing
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Coaching
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) Erlang
4 15 (32.61%) SQL
5 12 (26.09%) Haskell
5 12 (26.09%) Scala
6 11 (23.91%) C
7 8 (17.39%) PHP
8 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
8 7 (15.22%) VB6
8 7 (15.22%) VBScript
8 7 (15.22%) VB
9 6 (13.04%) MATLAB
10 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.17%) COBOL
11 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.17%) VC++
11 1 (2.17%) Python
11 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.17%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) QNX
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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