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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 48 48 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.17% 3.21% 7.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 7.31% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 31
Average salary £36,500 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.72% -19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,500 £34,500
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
216 219 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 42.69% 43.89% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 193 194 190
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 14 (70.00%) C#
4 12 (60.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (40.00%) XPath
7 8 (40.00%) JMS
7 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (40.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) J2EE
7 8 (40.00%) MySQL
7 8 (40.00%) C
8 7 (35.00%) Web Development
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (30.00%) Data Transformation
9 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 6 (30.00%) CentOS
9 6 (30.00%) Wind River
9 6 (30.00%) Analytics
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) WebEx
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) MySQL
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (30.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) JMS
3 8 (40.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) J2EE
4 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) CentOS
2 6 (30.00%) Debian
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Web Development
3 6 (30.00%) Data Transformation
3 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) CAD
6 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) XPath
3 8 (40.00%) C
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Wind River
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
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