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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.30% 4.13% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 5.61% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 9
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £37,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
359 570 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 59.24% 73.64% 59.28%
Number of salaries quoted 320 460 351
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +3 9 £60,000 +54.83%
Stoke-on-Trent +3 2 £42,250 +20.71%
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 31 (63.27%) Java
2 26 (53.06%) Software Engineering
3 22 (44.90%) .NET
4 20 (40.82%) Middleware
5 18 (36.73%) Computer Science
6 17 (34.69%) C#
7 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
8 14 (28.57%) Erlang
8 14 (28.57%) Functional Programming
9 13 (26.53%) Degree
9 13 (26.53%) UML
9 13 (26.53%) SQL
10 12 (24.49%) Internet
10 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
10 12 (24.49%) Multithreading
11 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
11 11 (22.45%) OO
11 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
11 11 (22.45%) C
12 10 (20.41%) Linux
12 10 (20.41%) OOD
12 10 (20.41%) QNX
12 10 (20.41%) Device Driver
12 10 (20.41%) Nucleus RTOS
12 10 (20.41%) Scala
12 10 (20.41%) Software Architecture
12 10 (20.41%) Haskell
12 10 (20.41%) SDLC
12 10 (20.41%) Low Latency
13 9 (18.37%) Data Structures

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (14.29%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.49%) Internet
3 8 (16.33%) Modbus
4 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.20%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Applications Specialist
2 9 (18.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Security Specialist
2 9 (18.37%) Application Security Specialist
3 8 (16.33%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Programmer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Graduate
6 3 (6.12%) Junior
6 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) Middleware
3 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
4 9 (18.37%) HTML
5 4 (8.16%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) JDBC
6 2 (4.08%) JSP
6 2 (4.08%) Servlets
6 2 (4.08%) XML
6 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.08%) jQuery
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.08%) Sass
6 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Computer Science
2 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
3 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
4 10 (20.41%) Device Driver
5 9 (18.37%) Data Structures
6 7 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (12.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (6.12%) VHDL
9 2 (4.08%) Physics
10 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
1 10 (20.41%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (6.12%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) Functional Programming
3 13 (26.53%) UML
4 12 (24.49%) Multithreading
5 11 (22.45%) OO
6 10 (20.41%) OOD
6 10 (20.41%) Software Architecture
6 10 (20.41%) Low Latency
6 10 (20.41%) SDLC
7 9 (18.37%) Security Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Information Security
7 9 (18.37%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Validation
8 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.12%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) Erlang
4 13 (26.53%) SQL
5 11 (22.45%) C
6 10 (20.41%) Haskell
6 10 (20.41%) Scala
7 7 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 7 (14.29%) PHP
8 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
8 5 (10.20%) VB6
8 5 (10.20%) VBScript
8 5 (10.20%) VB
9 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.08%) COBOL
10 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.08%) Python
11 1 (2.04%) VC++
11 1 (2.04%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) QNX
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 100k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Tamworth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago