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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 41 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 27 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.92% 1.83% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.74% 2.74% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 20
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
349 329 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 63.57% 66.73% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 319 264 237
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Stafford +10 13 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +13 4 £50,000 +163.15%
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £25,000 - 1
Uttoxeter - 2 £19,000 -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 32 (57.14%) Degree
3 22 (39.29%) Electronics
4 21 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
5 20 (35.71%) C#
6 18 (32.14%) C
7 17 (30.36%) UML
7 17 (30.36%) Simulink
8 15 (26.79%) Java
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
9 13 (23.21%) .NET
10 12 (21.43%) MATLAB
10 12 (21.43%) Middleware
10 12 (21.43%) Project Management
10 12 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 12 (21.43%) Chartered Engineer
10 12 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
10 12 (21.43%) Algorithms
11 10 (17.86%) Signal Processing
11 10 (17.86%) Software Architecture
11 10 (17.86%) Nucleus RTOS
11 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
11 10 (17.86%) VHDL
11 10 (17.86%) Device Driver
11 10 (17.86%) QNX
11 10 (17.86%) Oracle
11 10 (17.86%) OO
11 10 (17.86%) OOD
12 9 (16.07%) Validation
13 8 (14.29%) Computer Science

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (30.36%) Simulink
2 5 (8.93%) Stateflow
2 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.93%) TargetLink
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Modbus
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 3 (5.36%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.57%) Riak
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 7 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (39.29%) Electronics
2 5 (8.93%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 21 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Electronics Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Programmer
7 6 (10.71%) Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (5.36%) Graduate
9 3 (5.36%) GUI Programmer
9 3 (5.36%) Junior Programmer
9 3 (5.36%) Application Security Specialist
9 3 (5.36%) Security Specialist
9 3 (5.36%) Junior
10 2 (3.57%) Real Time Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 12 (21.43%) Middleware
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.14%) jQuery
4 4 (7.14%) Sass
4 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (7.14%) CSS
4 4 (7.14%) JDBC
4 4 (7.14%) JSP
4 4 (7.14%) Servlets
4 4 (7.14%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 12 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (17.86%) Device Driver
3 10 (17.86%) VHDL
4 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) SCADA
6 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (7.14%) VxWorks
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.36%) UML
3 12 (21.43%) Project Management
3 12 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
4 10 (17.86%) Software Architecture
4 10 (17.86%) Signal Processing
4 10 (17.86%) OO
4 10 (17.86%) OOD
4 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 9 (16.07%) Validation
6 7 (12.50%) Requirements Management
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) Yourdon
8 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) C
3 15 (26.79%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 12 (21.43%) MATLAB
5 8 (14.29%) PHP
6 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.93%) Assembly Language
8 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
8 4 (7.14%) VB6
8 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.14%) VBScript
8 4 (7.14%) VB
8 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.14%) COBOL
9 3 (5.36%) Haskell
9 3 (5.36%) Erlang
9 3 (5.36%) Scala
10 2 (3.57%) Python
10 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) Degree
2 12 (21.43%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) ISEB
3 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.57%) HND
5 1 (1.79%) PhD
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
1 10 (17.86%) QNX
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) MathWorks
3 5 (8.93%) MKS
4 4 (7.14%) Google
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