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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 35 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 47 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.58% 1.77% 4.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.94% 2.94% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 46 12 11
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,200 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
526 408 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 73.67% 60.18% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 412 352 266
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +11 12 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Lichfield +4 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Cannock - 12 £35,000 - 2
Stafford -1 5 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Rugeley - 2 £28,750 -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (68.12%) C#
2 36 (52.17%) C
3 35 (50.72%) Degree
4 27 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 23 (33.33%) .NET
6 23 (33.33%) SQL
7 21 (30.43%) Electronics
7 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.29%) Java
9 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
10 13 (18.84%) Oracle
11 12 (17.39%) UNIX
11 12 (17.39%) Automated Testing
12 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.49%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
14 9 (13.04%) PHP
14 9 (13.04%) VB.NET
14 9 (13.04%) UML
14 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
14 9 (13.04%) Agresso
14 9 (13.04%) Retail
14 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
14 9 (13.04%) QlikView
15 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
15 8 (11.59%) Symfony
15 8 (11.59%) jQuery
15 8 (11.59%) SCADA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.59%) Simulink
2 8 (11.59%) Stateflow
2 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (11.59%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Bluetooth
1 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) QlikView
3 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.59%) TeamCity
2 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 21 (30.43%) Electronics
2 9 (13.04%) Retail
3 8 (11.59%) Automotive
4 4 (5.80%) Games
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) C# Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Junior Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Junior
7 9 (13.04%) Programmer
8 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
8 8 (11.59%) Graduate
8 8 (11.59%) PHP Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Systems Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Junior PHP Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Software Programmer
10 5 (7.25%) .NET Programmer
11 4 (5.80%) Development Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 8 (11.59%) SOAP
3 8 (11.59%) Symfony
3 8 (11.59%) jQuery
3 8 (11.59%) REST
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.25%) Middleware
5 4 (5.80%) Web Services
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
6 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (11.59%) SCADA
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.80%) VHDL
6 2 (2.90%) Firmware
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.45%) Arduino
7 1 (1.45%) Physics
7 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.04%) UML
6 8 (11.59%) OOP
6 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.59%) TDD
6 8 (11.59%) Yourdon
6 8 (11.59%) Validation
6 8 (11.59%) Requirements Management
7 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Release Management
8 4 (5.80%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.80%) Functional Programming
9 3 (4.35%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) C#
2 36 (52.17%) C
3 23 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) Java
5 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
6 9 (13.04%) PHP
6 9 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 8 (11.59%) Assembly Language
8 5 (7.25%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.80%) VB
9 4 (5.80%) Erlang
9 4 (5.80%) F#
9 4 (5.80%) Scala
10 3 (4.35%) Clojure
10 3 (4.35%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.45%) VBScript
11 1 (1.45%) VB6
11 1 (1.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (8.70%) ISEB
3 4 (5.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) MKS
3 8 (11.59%) MathWorks
4 1 (1.45%) QNX
4 1 (1.45%) Siemens
4 1 (1.45%) Atmel
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, childcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cannock
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £30k - £50k depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago