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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 46 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 27 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.18% 2.09% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.57% 2.84% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 13
Average salary £60,000 £20,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+200.00% +25.00%
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
411 457 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 63.62% 73.47% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 374 358 254
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £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 4 May 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 May 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 - 14 £60,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +11 4 £25,000 -25.92%
Burton-upon-Trent +11 2 £50,000 +150.00%
Uttoxeter - 1 £19,000 -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (54.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (40.00%) Degree
4 19 (38.00%) .NET
5 15 (30.00%) C
5 15 (30.00%) UML
6 14 (28.00%) Middleware
6 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
6 14 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (26.00%) SQL
8 12 (24.00%) Electronics
9 11 (22.00%) MATLAB
9 11 (22.00%) Simulink
9 11 (22.00%) QNX
9 11 (22.00%) Device Driver
9 11 (22.00%) C#
9 11 (22.00%) OOD
9 11 (22.00%) OO
9 11 (22.00%) Algorithms
9 11 (22.00%) Software Architecture
9 11 (22.00%) Nucleus RTOS
10 10 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (18.00%) Information Security
11 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
11 9 (18.00%) Security Testing
11 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
11 9 (18.00%) PHP
11 9 (18.00%) HTML
11 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
11 9 (18.00%) Oracle

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 11 (22.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.00%) Modbus
3 5 (10.00%) Internet
4 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Riak
1 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (24.00%) Electronics
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Application Security Specialist
4 9 (18.00%) Security Specialist
4 9 (18.00%) Applications Specialist
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Electronics Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Programmer
9 3 (6.00%) Graduate
9 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.00%) Junior
9 3 (6.00%) Junior Programmer
9 3 (6.00%) GUI Programmer
10 2 (4.00%) Real Time Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) Middleware
3 9 (18.00%) HTML
3 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.00%) Sass
4 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (8.00%) jQuery
4 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) JDBC
4 4 (8.00%) JSP
4 4 (8.00%) Servlets
4 4 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (22.00%) Device Driver
2 11 (22.00%) Algorithms
3 10 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (12.00%) VHDL
6 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (12.00%) VxWorks
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.00%) UML
3 11 (22.00%) OOD
3 11 (22.00%) OO
3 11 (22.00%) Software Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) Information Security
4 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Security Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (12.00%) Low Latency
6 6 (12.00%) Functional Programming
6 6 (12.00%) Signal Processing
6 6 (12.00%) Validation
6 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) C
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) MATLAB
4 11 (22.00%) C#
5 9 (18.00%) PHP
6 6 (12.00%) Scala
6 6 (12.00%) Haskell
6 6 (12.00%) Erlang
7 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.00%) VBScript
7 5 (10.00%) VB
7 5 (10.00%) VB6
8 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
8 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (8.00%) COBOL
8 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.00%) Python
10 1 (2.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) PhD
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) QNX
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) Google
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Progression/ Training Opportunities
Posted: 27 days ago