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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 65 66 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -39
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.82% 1.12% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 2.36% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 33
Average salary £40,500 £36,250 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.72% -18.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,250 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £37,250 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
315 297 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 42.97% 47.67% 43.46%
Number of salaries quoted 248 243 188
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Swindon

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 12 (63.16%) LTE
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 11 (57.89%) C
4 10 (52.63%) VoIP
5 7 (36.84%) SS7
5 7 (36.84%) VoLTE
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) Wireless
7 5 (26.32%) 4G
8 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) POSIX
10 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) TDD
10 2 (10.53%) Subversion
10 2 (10.53%) WiMAX
10 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
10 2 (10.53%) JIRA
10 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
10 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
10 2 (10.53%) OO
10 2 (10.53%) Broadband
10 2 (10.53%) MVC
10 2 (10.53%) .NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) LTE
2 10 (52.63%) VoIP
3 7 (36.84%) SS7
3 7 (36.84%) VoLTE
4 5 (26.32%) 4G
4 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) WiMAX
5 2 (10.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) POSIX
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) OO
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PhD
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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