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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 52 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.32% 2.47% 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 5.28% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 19
Average salary £34,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
270 246 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 44.70% 46.68% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 254 217 205
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (84.21%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) Degree
4 12 (63.16%) C#
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle
5 11 (57.89%) Web Services
5 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (42.11%) XPath
6 8 (42.11%) XML
6 8 (42.11%) J2EE
6 8 (42.11%) MySQL
6 8 (42.11%) JMS
6 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
8 6 (31.58%) C
9 5 (26.32%) Web Development
10 4 (21.05%) WebEx
10 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
10 4 (21.05%) SOAP
10 4 (21.05%) UNIX
10 4 (21.05%) HTML
10 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (21.05%) JBoss
10 4 (21.05%) HTTP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (21.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (21.05%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) WebEx
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) MySQL
3 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (15.79%) Electronics
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Support Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Applications Support
2 8 (42.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) JMS
3 8 (42.11%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Debian
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) CAD
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) XPath
4 6 (31.58%) C
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) Perl
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Wind River
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft