The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester 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 26 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 2.33% 20.69% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 30.51% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 8
Average salary £30,000 £38,750 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +5.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
Worcestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 59 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 48.84% 67.82% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 76 51 47
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

C++
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

C++ Salary Trend in Worcester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 8 (100.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (12.50%) VHDL
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Audio Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Audio Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) SAP