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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 21 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.69% 1.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
66 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 51.56% 54.65% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 36
Average salary £31,750 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Games
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) HND
3 4 (50.00%) Flash
4 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) NVQ Level 4
4 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) HNC
4 3 (37.50%) Product Management
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) People Management
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) MS Project
5 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UX Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UX Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) HND
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) NVQ Level 4
2 3 (37.50%) HNC
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft