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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 28 62 33
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -29
Permanent jobs citing C++ 52 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.15% 1.44% 6.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 2.62% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 50 9 21
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,800 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
520 344 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.53% 55.13% 60.97%
Number of salaries quoted 415 277 261
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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
Cannock - 17 £35,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +16 16 £32,000 -14.66%
Lichfield - 9 £37,500 - 2
Stafford -3 6 £27,500 -15.38%
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £50,000 -
Rugeley - 4 £27,500 -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 53 (63.10%) C#
2 44 (52.38%) C
3 43 (51.19%) Degree
4 42 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 32 (38.10%) Electronics
6 27 (32.14%) SQL
7 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
8 22 (26.19%) .NET
8 22 (26.19%) Visual Studio
9 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (20.24%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (17.86%) Simulink
12 15 (17.86%) Oracle
13 13 (15.48%) VB.NET
13 13 (15.48%) UML
14 12 (14.29%) UNIX
14 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.10%) Automotive
15 11 (13.10%) Validation
15 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
15 11 (13.10%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (13.10%) Requirements Management
15 11 (13.10%) Yourdon
15 11 (13.10%) MKS
15 11 (13.10%) Stateflow
15 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
15 11 (13.10%) MathWorks
15 11 (13.10%) ISEB
15 11 (13.10%) Assembly Language

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Simulink
2 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 11 (13.10%) Stateflow
3 11 (13.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (13.10%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Bluetooth
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) QlikView
3 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.10%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 32 (38.10%) Electronics
2 11 (13.10%) Automotive
3 9 (10.71%) Retail
4 4 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Software Engineer
2 28 (33.33%) Developer
3 22 (26.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (20.24%) Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 11 (13.10%) Programmer
7 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Systems Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Software Programmer
10 5 (5.95%) .NET Programmer
10 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Junior
10 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) PHP Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Systems Programmer
11 4 (4.76%) Development Engineer
12 3 (3.57%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) .NET
2 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.14%) Middleware
3 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.76%) Symfony
3 4 (4.76%) jQuery
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) REST
4 3 (3.57%) SOAP
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
6 1 (1.19%) CSS
6 1 (1.19%) WCF
6 1 (1.19%) Ajax
6 1 (1.19%) CSS3
6 1 (1.19%) HTML5
6 1 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.19%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.19%) CakePHP
6 1 (1.19%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (11.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (10.71%) SCADA
4 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 8 (9.52%) VHDL
5 5 (5.95%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.38%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.19%) Arduino
8 1 (1.19%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) UNIX
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) UML
4 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
4 11 (13.10%) Yourdon
4 11 (13.10%) Validation
4 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
4 11 (13.10%) Requirements Management
5 10 (11.90%) Automated Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.33%) Release Management
8 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.95%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) ERP
9 5 (5.95%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.76%) Functional Programming
10 4 (4.76%) OOD
10 4 (4.76%) Project Management
10 4 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (63.10%) C#
2 44 (52.38%) C
3 27 (32.14%) SQL
4 13 (15.48%) VB.NET
5 11 (13.10%) Java
5 11 (13.10%) Assembly Language
6 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.95%) PHP
7 5 (5.95%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.76%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.76%) Erlang
8 4 (4.76%) F#
8 4 (4.76%) Scala
9 3 (3.57%) Clojure
9 3 (3.57%) VB
9 3 (3.57%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.19%) VBScript
10 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.19%) VB6
10 1 (1.19%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 43 (51.19%) Degree
2 11 (13.10%) ISEB
2 11 (13.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.76%) PhD
3 4 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 11 (13.10%) MathWorks
3 11 (13.10%) MKS
4 2 (2.38%) QNX
5 1 (1.19%) Zend
5 1 (1.19%) Atmel
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Existent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago