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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 8 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 14.66% 8.79% 9.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.08% 12.90% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
77 62 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 66.38% 68.13% 70.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 60 62
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 2015, 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 22 (66.67%) C
2 21 (63.64%) C#
3 19 (57.58%) Software Engineering
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
4 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
5 13 (39.39%) HTML
6 12 (36.36%) OOP
7 11 (33.33%) WinForms
7 11 (33.33%) ATL
7 11 (33.33%) DCOM
7 11 (33.33%) WPF
7 11 (33.33%) HTML5
8 10 (30.30%) Degree
8 10 (30.30%) Windows
8 10 (30.30%) ISO 9001
9 6 (18.18%) Automotive
9 6 (18.18%) Linux
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) Physics
10 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
10 5 (15.15%) OO
10 5 (15.15%) XML
10 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
10 5 (15.15%) Embedded C++
11 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
11 4 (12.12%) MVC
11 4 (12.12%) UML
11 4 (12.12%) MySQL
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.12%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Simulink
1 2 (6.06%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Modbus
2 2 (6.06%) Profibus
3 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 6 (18.18%) Automotive
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
5 6 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Junior
6 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Graduate
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Web Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) WinForms
3 11 (33.33%) ATL
3 11 (33.33%) DCOM
3 11 (33.33%) WPF
3 11 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (15.15%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) LAMP
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) XSL
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE
5 2 (6.06%) MFC
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Physics
2 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) VHDL
4 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.03%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) OOP
3 5 (15.15%) OO
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) UML
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Android Development
5 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C
2 21 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
4 5 (15.15%) Embedded C++
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) VB
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.12%) VB6
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.06%) VBA
7 2 (6.06%) C++/CLI
7 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Xilinx
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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