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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 59 61 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -39
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 7 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% 1.24% 7.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 2.53% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 42
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.41%
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
319 277 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 44.87% 49.11% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 254 217 209
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Swindon

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (75.86%) LTE
2 19 (65.52%) C
2 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
3 16 (55.17%) Linux
4 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
4 15 (51.72%) 4G
5 13 (44.83%) Python
6 10 (34.48%) Perl
6 10 (34.48%) VoIP
6 10 (34.48%) Subversion
6 10 (34.48%) JIRA
7 9 (31.03%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (31.03%) VoLTE
7 9 (31.03%) Wireless
8 7 (24.14%) SS7
8 7 (24.14%) POSIX
8 7 (24.14%) UNIX
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco
9 6 (20.69%) SAN
9 6 (20.69%) CA
9 6 (20.69%) Internet
9 6 (20.69%) 3G
9 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (20.69%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (20.69%) Internet of Things
10 5 (17.24%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
11 4 (13.79%) OO
11 4 (13.79%) WCDMA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) LTE
2 15 (51.72%) 4G
3 10 (34.48%) VoIP
4 9 (31.03%) VoLTE
4 9 (31.03%) Wireless
5 7 (24.14%) SS7
6 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 6 (20.69%) Internet
6 6 (20.69%) 3G
7 4 (13.79%) WCDMA
7 4 (13.79%) DHCP
7 4 (13.79%) HTTP
7 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.79%) DNS
8 2 (6.90%) IPv6
8 2 (6.90%) IPsec
8 2 (6.90%) WiMAX
8 2 (6.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Subversion
1 10 (34.48%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.90%) CppUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Valgrind
General
1 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Development Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Development Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior RF Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) C++ Developer
4 4 (13.79%) RF Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) POSIX
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (20.69%) Internet of Things
3 4 (13.79%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Physics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.79%) TDD
2 4 (13.79%) OO
3 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) OOP
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C
2 13 (44.83%) Python
3 10 (34.48%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PhD
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco
1 6 (20.69%) CA
2 4 (13.79%) Broadcom
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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