The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 56 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -45
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 11 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.40% 2.24% 14.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 4.68% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 83
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 235 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 38.42% 47.76% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 190 223 300
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

C++
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Swindon region.

C++ Salary Trend in Swindon

C++
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Swindon

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 16 (94.12%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
4 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
5 10 (58.82%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) C
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) jQuery
7 7 (41.18%) Degree
8 6 (35.29%) CentOS
8 6 (35.29%) Wind River
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (35.29%) Debian
8 6 (35.29%) Advertising
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) Java
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (35.29%) Analytics
8 6 (35.29%) Data Transformation
9 5 (29.41%) MySQL
9 5 (29.41%) MVC
9 5 (29.41%) Web Development
10 3 (17.65%) OO
11 2 (11.76%) VC++

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (29.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Data Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) POSIX
5 1 (5.88%) STL
5 1 (5.88%) MFC
5 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) ASIC
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Debian
3 6 (35.29%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Analytics
2 6 (35.29%) Data Transformation
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Volume Testing
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) C
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) VC++
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) MBA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
1 6 (35.29%) Wind River
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