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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 55 32 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 48 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.80% 6.80% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 9.38% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 8
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
395 512 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.34% 72.52% 59.97%
Number of salaries quoted 346 398 340
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 7 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Stafford -13 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 27 (69.23%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
2 19 (48.72%) Computer Science
3 17 (43.59%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) Middleware
4 16 (41.03%) C#
5 14 (35.90%) Erlang
5 14 (35.90%) Functional Programming
6 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 11 (28.21%) Internet
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) C
7 11 (28.21%) Algorithms
7 11 (28.21%) Multithreading
7 11 (28.21%) Degree
7 11 (28.21%) Mathematics
8 10 (25.64%) Haskell
8 10 (25.64%) Scala
8 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
8 10 (25.64%) Low Latency
8 10 (25.64%) Linux
9 9 (23.08%) HTML
10 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
10 8 (20.51%) UML
11 7 (17.95%) OO
11 7 (17.95%) VB
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 6 (15.38%) VBScript
12 6 (15.38%) PHP
12 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (12.82%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (28.21%) Internet
3 6 (15.38%) Modbus
4 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
1 4 (10.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
3 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 6 (15.38%) Application Security Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) Server Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Development Team Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Middleware
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Computer Science
2 11 (28.21%) Mathematics
2 11 (28.21%) Algorithms
3 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
4 6 (15.38%) Device Driver
5 3 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (7.69%) Physics
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (5.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) Functional Programming
3 11 (28.21%) Multithreading
4 10 (25.64%) Low Latency
5 8 (20.51%) UML
6 7 (17.95%) OO
7 6 (15.38%) OOD
7 6 (15.38%) Information Security
7 6 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Software Architecture
7 6 (15.38%) SDLC
7 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Coaching
8 2 (5.13%) API Development
8 2 (5.13%) Requirements Management
8 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) Erlang
4 11 (28.21%) C
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 10 (25.64%) Scala
5 10 (25.64%) Haskell
6 7 (17.95%) VB
7 6 (15.38%) VB6
7 6 (15.38%) VBScript
7 6 (15.38%) PHP
7 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 5 (12.82%) MATLAB
9 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.56%) VC++
10 1 (2.56%) Clojure
10 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
1 6 (15.38%) QNX
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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