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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 60 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.17% 1.29% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 3.30% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 7
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £37,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
282 212 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 47.08% 39.11% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 260 177 187
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Swindon

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) C
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Electronics
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) User Experience
4 5 (35.71%) Wideband
4 5 (35.71%) Speech Recognition
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) ASIC
4 5 (35.71%) OOD
4 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
4 5 (35.71%) Bluetooth
4 5 (35.71%) Firmware
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) MS Office
7 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.14%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Bluetooth
1 5 (35.71%) Wideband
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
1 1 (7.14%) sqlmap
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Bluetooth Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Firmware Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) DirectX
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) MDX
3 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) ASIC
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Economics
2 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) OOD
2 5 (35.71%) Speech Recognition
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) R
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Qualys