The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 14 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.38% 1.35% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 2.33% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £36,250 £16,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.56% -68.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 43 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 43.01% 58.11% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 83
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

C++
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Wolverhampton region.

C++ Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (60.00%) Flash
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) OCA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle