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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 33 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 51 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.02% 1.25% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.90% 2.21% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 8 17
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
515 362 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.84% 56.39% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 408 297 247
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +17 17 £34,000 -11.11% 1
Cannock - 12 £35,000 - 1
Lichfield - 11 £37,500 - 1
Stafford 0 4 £27,500 -8.33%
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £50,000 -
Rugeley - 3 £27,500 -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 50 (63.29%) C#
2 44 (55.70%) C
3 42 (53.16%) Degree
4 39 (49.37%) Software Engineering
5 31 (39.24%) Electronics
6 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
7 23 (29.11%) SQL
7 23 (29.11%) .NET
8 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
9 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio
10 16 (20.25%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (17.72%) Oracle
11 14 (17.72%) Simulink
12 13 (16.46%) Java
13 12 (15.19%) VB.NET
13 12 (15.19%) UNIX
13 12 (15.19%) UML
13 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
14 11 (13.92%) Automotive
14 11 (13.92%) Validation
14 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (13.92%) Requirements Management
14 11 (13.92%) Yourdon
14 11 (13.92%) MKS
14 11 (13.92%) Stateflow
14 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
14 11 (13.92%) MathWorks
14 11 (13.92%) Assembly Language
14 11 (13.92%) TargetLink

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Simulink
2 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
3 11 (13.92%) Stateflow
3 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (13.92%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) QlikView
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.92%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 31 (39.24%) Electronics
2 11 (13.92%) Automotive
3 9 (11.39%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Software Engineer
2 29 (36.71%) Developer
3 21 (26.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (16.46%) Analyst
5 12 (15.19%) C# Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Programmer
7 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Systems Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Junior Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Junior
9 6 (7.59%) PHP Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Software Programmer
10 5 (6.33%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (6.33%) .NET Programmer
10 5 (6.33%) Junior PHP Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Graduate
11 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
2 6 (7.59%) Symfony
2 6 (7.59%) jQuery
3 5 (6.33%) REST
3 5 (6.33%) Middleware
3 5 (6.33%) SOAP
4 4 (5.06%) Web Services
5 2 (2.53%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) Ajax
6 1 (1.27%) WCF
6 1 (1.27%) CSS3
6 1 (1.27%) HTML5
6 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.27%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.27%) CakePHP
6 1 (1.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (11.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (10.13%) SCADA
3 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.86%) VHDL
5 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.53%) Firmware
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.27%) Arduino
7 1 (1.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) UNIX
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) Software Engineering
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) UML
4 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
4 11 (13.92%) Yourdon
4 11 (13.92%) Validation
4 11 (13.92%) Requirements Management
5 10 (12.66%) Automated Testing
6 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Release Management
8 5 (6.33%) TDD
8 5 (6.33%) OOP
9 4 (5.06%) ERP
9 4 (5.06%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.06%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.06%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (5.06%) Functional Programming
9 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) C#
2 44 (55.70%) C
3 23 (29.11%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Java
5 12 (15.19%) VB.NET
6 11 (13.92%) Assembly Language
7 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.86%) PHP
9 5 (6.33%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.06%) Erlang
10 4 (5.06%) F#
10 4 (5.06%) Scala
11 3 (3.80%) Clojure
11 3 (3.80%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.80%) VB
11 3 (3.80%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.27%) VBScript
12 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.27%) VB6
12 1 (1.27%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (53.16%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) ISEB
2 7 (8.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.06%) PhD
4 3 (3.80%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Oracle
3 11 (13.92%) MathWorks
3 11 (13.92%) MKS
4 1 (1.27%) Zend
4 1 (1.27%) Atmel
4 1 (1.27%) QNX
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago